This exciting new program is a consortium of six universities, three in Wisconsin and three in Scotland. Partner universities include the University of Aberdeen, University of Glasgow, University of Stirling in Scotland, and UW-Eau Claire, UW-La Crosse, UW-Stout in Wisconsin.
Stirling is Scotland's newest city and is a short bus ride from campus. With a population of around 41,000, the city offers a warm community welcome and is within easy reach of both Glasgow (50 min. by train) and Edinburgh (25 min. by train).
With a student population of 9,000, the University of Stirling is known for programs in Film & Media Studies, English, History, Environmental Science, Management, and Sociology. Built in the rolling hills of a former Airthrey estate- with Airthrey Castle still in place as a teaching building- the Stirling campus boasts a friendly atmosphere and a strong community spirit. In 2009-2010, students selected the University of Stirling as the Scottish University of the Year.
HOUSING & MEALS
At Stirling, you will stay in on-campus flats or chalets, where 3-7 students have single bedrooms but share living, kitchen and bathroom space. There are meal packages available, but most students choose to cook for themselves with the kitchen becoming the social center of the living space! Find details here!
To learn about eligibility requirements, academic offerings, and the academic calendar; click here: Academics - Stirling
Meet with a peer adviser about the program. Check the link to see which programs have peer advisers this semester.
Schedule a general advising appointment with CIE staff by calling 715-836-4411.
Get some video advice from past peer advisers about study abroad. Scroll down
View online info session “First Steps to Study Abroad”.
Below you will find more information on program costs: Stirling Spring 2015 (Exchange), Stirling Fall 2015 (Visiting).
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You will have a 3-day orientation program, including an introduction to the University and its facilities, as well as a tour of the surrounding area, after arrival in Scotland. A large percentage of Stirling students live on campus and there are many opportunities for student involvement. Find more details on campus life click here!
Being abroad has magnified my view of how incredibly beautiful our world is. –Timothy, Spring 2013
The study abroad experience is one that changed my life. I have been opened up to a whole new culture and have learned more about myself and my values than I have back at Eau Claire. – Nick, Spring 2013
Stirling is ideally situated to explore Scotland. The dramatic Highlands are located north of Stirling. Scotland's largest cities, Glasgow and Edinburgh, are located an hour away bus or train. To learn more about the local area click here.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, read the application instructions on the How to Apply Page. Then return to this program brochure page, and click the 'apply now' button at the top of the page.