The most outward looking universities in the world have been revealed, and Stirling is among the world’s best.
Data from the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-16 found that the University of Stirling, home to over 11 000 students, placed in the top 25% – making it is one of the top 200 most international universities in the world.
Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of Stirling, Professor Gerry McCormac, has said about the announcement: “We welcome the latest rankings from Times Higher Education. Stirling has always been a university with an international reach and diverse community. Today we have 120 nationalities on campus and foster partnerships in over 30 countries worldwide.
“Our position in this list reinforces Stirling’s reputation as a progressive and pioneering seat of learning on the global stage.”
The study examines the diversity of the university’s staff and student body and how often academics collaborate with other international institutions, with 800 universities compiling the full list.