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Minnesota State Mankato Partnership with the University of Stirling, Scotland
Stirling, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Budget Sheets Fall,
Spring,
Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2015 03/31/2015 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2016 10/05/2015 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2016 03/02/2016 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2016-2017 03/02/2016 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Required Class Status: 2nd Year
Exchange Program: Yes
Language of Instruction:
English
Intent of Program: Study at a college or university Program Length: Semester or Year
Application(s) Required:
Minnesota State Mankato (Online Through This Site) Accommodation Options: Apartment
Program sponsorship indicator:
Mankato Program
Program Description:
 

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Location: Stirling, Scotland

City/University Info

Stirling is a beautiful, vibrant city in Scotland situated within an hour's ride of Glasgow and Edinburgh.  The University of Stirling admits 175 visiting student every year into a student body of approximately 12,000 (both undergraduate and graduate).  67% of the students are from Scotland and an additional 20% are from the rest of the United Kingdom. MSU students are allowed to study at Stirling and receive a 20% discount on Stirling tuition.


                              

About the University

Founded by Royal Charter in 1967, the University of Stirling was the first genuinely new university in Scotland for over 400 years. The institution aims to be the forefront of research and learning in order to improve lives. Stirling is one of the UK’s leading research universities in the fields of health and wellbeing, the environment and people, culture and society, enterprise and the economy, and sport. There are flexible learning opportunities available for students to explore and discover new subjects and interests.

Semester or Year in Stirling

Enjoy either a semester or year long program at the University of Stirling.  The University welcomes all disciplines of study.


                                                                 

Summer in Stirling: International Summer School

Stirling offers a great summer opportunity with their International Summer School.  You can spend your summer days studying Scotland's history first-hand, take creative writing courses, learn about sports management or marketing from a Scottish perspective.

The course includes visits to Edinburgh, Glasgow and St. Andrews and other field trips.

Program Requirements

All students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing to study at Stirling. MSU students on semester programs must also enroll in at least 12 credits while in Scotland.  This requirement does not apply to summer programs.

The International Summer School (ISS) is structured in two 4-week blocks which can be taken independently or consecutively.

Block 1 Saturday 14 June - Saturday 12 July 2014
Block 2 Saturday 12 July - Saturday 9 August 2014

Course Equivalencies

All course information for study abroad students at the University of Stirling is available on the institution's website.  For further information and advice about courses, consult with the MSU International Center (CSU 250).

Scotland Castle

City/University Info

Stirling is a beautiful, vibrant city in Scotland situated within an hour's ride of Glasgow and Edinburgh.  The University of Stirling admits 175 visiting student every year into a student body of approximately 12,000 (both undergraduate and graduate).  67% of the students are from Scotland and an additional 20% are from the rest of the United Kingdom. MSU students are allowed to study at Stirling and receive a 20% discount on Stirling tuition.

Academic Calendar

The academic calendar at the University of Stirling is similar to MSU. The fall semester starts mid-September and runs until about December 20.  Spring semester is from the beginning of February through the end of May.  For exact dates, please visit the calendar page of Stirling's website.

Scotland Northern Lights

How to Apply

♦If you are considering coming to the UK to study for a Bachelor degree then the UCAS system is designed to help you apply to your chosen universities, visit http://www.stir.ac.uk/undergraduate-study/how-to-apply/your-application/

If you are only applying to Stirling or you are applying to come via one of our partner programmes or foundation programmes then it may be possible to apply to Stirling as a sole institution of choice. We can process your application through UCAS on your behalf. For more information contact us at admissions@stir.ac.uk or international@stir.ac.uk.
♦If you have further questions regarding applying to the University of Stirling, please contact Stirling's Admissions Office
  Phone: + 44 (0) 1786 466655      Email: graduate.admissions@stir.ac.uk


                                                

Accommodation

The University of Stirling houses all incoming study abroad students in campus flats and chalets on campus.  It is not a requirement to live in the university housing, but most study abroad students do.  For more information on costs, deadlines, and descriptions of the apartments, please see the University's accommodation page.

All university accommodation is self-catering, but a range of catering options is available which provide choices for students who may wish to use university catering almost all of the time, or for those who may use catering services to a more limited extent. Students who are on yearlong programmes should note that their accommodation contracts will cover the winter break period, but food and other estimates are not intended to cover vacation periods.


Residential Services has availability in both new undergraduate and postgraduate residences located on or off campus.

Please contact allocations on 01786 467064 or 01786 467066 for further information and availability.

Visa/Residency Requirements

US students studying in the UK are required to get a student visa. Please see this page for more information. 

Scholarship

Students from North America coming to the University of Stirling as a study abroad or exchange student are invited to apply for the BUTEX scholarship.

Beautiful View of Scotland

Tuition

Overseas Students (Non-European Union Students)
⇔Semester Fee                is                             £5,500                                 about US $9,075
⇔Academic Year Fee       is                             £11,000                               about US $18,150


Overseas Students (Non-European Union Students)
⇔Semester Fee                is                             £910                                     about EUR 1,085
⇔Academic Year Fee       is                             £1,820                                  about EUR 2,175

Fees equivalent estimated as of March 2014

♦If you are a student currently resident outside the UK and EU, you will be required to pay tuition fees for each year of your course.
♦Tuition fees vary according to degree programme and whether or not it is an undergraduate or postgraduate course.
♦International students should contact the relevant authority in their home country to find out what financial support may be available to assist with tuition fees and living costs.
♦Fees can be paid in full or in three installments. If paying by installments, international students must pay 65% on or before enrollment followed by 20% in November and the remaining 15% in February.

Cost of Living

⇔Undergraduate course on average spend around £5,000-£6,000 per year; this can of course vary depending on your lifestyle. This includes accommodation, food, travel and entertainment.
⇔For more information REGARDING the average cost of basic items, please visit: http://www.stir.ac.uk/study-in-the-uk/finance-advice/cost-of-living/

***Please keep in mind that the information provided in the link above is just an estimate and the amount spent depends on the lifestyle of the student.



Need to Speak with a representative at the University?

International & Postgraduate Office Student Recruitment, Admissions & International Affairs
International & Postgraduate Office
Address: University of Stirling Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland UK
Phone: + 44 (0) 1786 46668
Fax: 1+ 44 (0) 1786 466800
Email: international@stir.ac.uk
Website: http://www.stir.ac.uk/study-in-the-uk/

 

You can also visit the University's Homepage
http://www.stir.ac.uk/

 Updated by: Rachael A.
Date updated: July 29, 2014