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Activities for Stirling, Scotland

USAC students are members of the Students' Association and able to participate fully in university activities, student organizations and sports, and have full access to the library and computing facilities. Clubs and societies—which vary from the Photographic Society to Wildwatchers, from SUDS (Drama Club) to the Mountaineering Club—are great ways to get involved, meet people with similar interests and become integrated on campus.

You are also encouraged to participate in the opportunities listed below.

Cultural Immersion Opportunities

  • Participate in the Stirling Student Union Freshers week, for a week full of activities, music, and fun
  • Volunteer at the Stirling Sustainability Union to help make the university a greener place
  • Get involved in the Stirling Sports Union, offering 50 different sports clubs for anyone to join
  • Join the international student society to connect with people from around the world
  • Spend the day with friends at Loch Lomond
  • Attend the Doune the Rabbit Hole music and arts festival
  • Celebrate the winner of the Mcllvanney Prize for the best crime author of the year at the Bloody Scotland Gala and Torch Procession
  • Attend the Balquhidder, Lochearnhead and Strathyre Highland Games and see what makes a true Highlander

Quick Details

2023-24 Application Cycle

  • Spring 2024: Open
    • Deadline: Oct 1

2024-25 Application Cycle

  • Summer 2024: Open
    • Session I or I&II deadline: March 15
    • Session II deadline: March 15
  • Fall/Yearlong 2024-25: Open
    • Deadline: April 15
  • Spring 2025: Open
    • Deadline: Oct 1


  • Summer:
    • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Fall/Spring:
    • Minimum GPA: 3.0
    • Minimum class standing: Junior (strong Sophomore applications may be considered)
    • Open to degree-seeking students attending a 4-year institution at the time of application

Program Type




Program Capacity

  • Summer: 20 students
  • Fall/Spring: 20 students



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