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postgrad welcome 2022

Postgrads! Whether you're carrying on your journey as a Stirling student or starting completely afresh with us here - we've got some welcome events to put you on the right track.

Check out the list below and until then if you have questions, you can email theunion@stir.ac.uk 

Mon 26th September

Postgraduate Union Welcome 2022
Campus Central
Come visit our stall in Campus Central for info & freebies!

Tue 27th September

Postgraduate Free Coffee Meet & Greet
Underground, Students' Union
A free event for all new Postgrad students to meet fellow PGs and chat with Union Officers.

Wed 28th September

Postgraduate Garden Session 2022
Union Garden (near Alexander Court)
Get your hands dirty and get in touch with nature in the Union Garden.

Thu 29th September

PG Ceilidh
Students' Union
Join us for the PG Welcome Ceilidh in the Union

Buy your tickets to the exclusive Postgraduate Ceilidh in the Union, held on Thursday 29th September.

PG Welcome Ceilidh 29th September 2022

Ref: T10013430

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Price: £8.00
Grab a ticket to your traditional Scottish Ceilidh held in Venue, Students' Union on Thursday 29th September 2022.

postgrad shop

Postgrad Bundle 2022

Ref: P10009590

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Price: £28.99
Get a great deal with an iconic American Letter Hoodie, notepad, University of Stirling cotton shopper bag and branded University of Stirling pen for only £28.99. The bundle is available for either collection on campus or delivery and is available for everyone to buy, not just new students. If you choose delivery, our Shop Manager will email you to select colours and sizes shortly after purchasing. Any issues, email shop.union@stir.ac.uk
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Our incredible Clubs & Societies and Sports Union teams will be putting on in-person and virtual events for you to meet the clubs, get an idea of what they are all about and find out about how to join! Events will continue to be added below so check them out and also check out the list of Clubs & Societies and list of Sports Teams.

Participants from our last give it a go session pose for a group photograph Dumyat Dragons Quidditch Quadball Give it a Go 1
Airthrey Castle
Join the Stirling Quadball team for our give it a go sessions to try out this fun and unique sport!
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Cycling Road give it a go ride
University of Stirling Sports Centre
Meet outside the sports centre entrance ready to ride at 10am for a relaxed social ride. If you need to borrow a bike, please email stirunicyclingclub@gmail.com at least a day before the ride.
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Pool Society Pool Society Give it a Go
Atrium/Stirling train Station/ Players pool hall Falkirk
Meet at the bus depot at 2:50 or Stirling train station at 3:20 before we head through to Falkirk where we will play some games and get to know you all.
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Participants from our last give it a go session pose for a group photograph Dumyat Dragons Quidditch Quadball Give it a Go 2
Airthrey Castle
Join the Stirling Quadball team for our give it a go sessions to try out this fun and unique sport!
give it a go
Language Exchange Society logo Language Exchange Society Language Cafe GIAG
On campus, room TBC
At the Language Exchange Society, our first session is a Language Cafe for you to meet people who speak or are learning the same languages as you are!
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Debating Debating Give-It-A-Go
C.2B86
A fun introduction to debating with a wacky format and wackier topics!
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Cycling Mountain biking give it a go ride
Meet outside the sports centre entrance ready to ride at 10am for a relaxed social ride. If you need to borrow a bike, please email stirunicyclingclub@gmail.com at least a day before the ride.
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Debating Debating Academy Give-It-A-Go
C.V1
Get a taste of competitive debating and find out how you could travel to debating competitions across Scotland! No experience required!
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Dance GIVE IT A GO (GIAG)
Sports Centre
COME ALONG TO OUR GIAG AND TRY AS MANY STYLES AS YOU WANT!!!!
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Polo Club Give It A Go
Kinross Polo Club
If you would like to come and have a go at polo, contact the club either via email or instagram to come along to the stables. We provide free transport from campus or town.
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LGBTQ+ 'Picnic' Give it A Go
Venue
Hello everyone! We'll be hosting an indoor 'Picnic' at Venue on campus! We're unfortunately not able to bring and make our own food so try eat before hand! We'll provide some food but it'll mostly be a social event to meet new friends and us!
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Labour GIAG Mock Parliament
C.2V2
Come along and meet SULS and our committee and debate a controversial ?? motion with us! See how the UK parliament operates and get insight into the workings of our democracy! Free to attend - no membership required
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Our logo, a badly drawn knight piece over the text "S.U.C.C. Stirling University Chess Club" Chess Club Chess Club GIAG Tournament
Cottrell 2B74
A small informal tournament with prizes. Casual Play and Intros to Chess will be available. The event is followed by a group trip to the pub, for those up to it. Why join? Because you love chess (we promise you will!)
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True Crime Society True Crime GIAG
A6 Cottrell Building
Join us for our Give it a Go! This is your chance to meet the committee and find out what True Crime Society is all about!
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International Society International Society GIAG
Campus
Join us for our Give It A Go! It'll be a great way to meet new people from all across the world! Check out our Instagram and Facebook for more information ! :))
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Taekwondo Give it a Go
Sports Hall 1
give it a go
Nordic Society Nordic Societies GIAG
City Walls
Come join us at City Walls at 7 pm this Friday for a classic Nordic Society pub crawl!
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Latin Dance Society Latin Dance Society GIAG
Students' Union (Venue)
Don't be shy and join us at the Latin Dance Society for some Cuban Salsa and Bachata lessons!
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Taekwondo Give it a Go
Sports Hall 1
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helpful links

Here are some helpful links to help you navigate your first few weeks at Stirling. If you have any other questions, you can always email us at: theunion@stir.ac.uk.

University Welcome Information Pages

University Support & Wellbeing

Union Online Shop

Official Stirling Freshers Facebook Group 2022