University of Stirling strikes partnership with Falkirk Foundation

The University of Stirling has formed an official partnership with the Falkirk Foundation, Falkirk Football Club’s charity partner. The new formal affiliation builds on previous collaborations between the two, which has included sport students supporting children’s coaching sessions, Foundation staff delivering guest lectures and research partnerships. Falkirk Foundation’s Chief Executive, Derek Allison, Sport Management lecturer […]

Fully-funded places available on Open University Microcredentials

The OU in Scotland is currently offering some fully-funded places on our Microcredential courses starting in June/July 2024. These courses run from 10 – 12 weeks and are designed for people looking to gain new skills to help advance their careers. The courses are delivered online via distance learning which allows you to fit in […]

Stirling’s Holy Rude to Dazzle With Laser Symphonic Spectacular

One of Scotland’s most historic locations is set to become the backdrop to a stunning weekend of spectacular music shows set to lasers and candlelight as part of Stirling’s 900th anniversary celebrations. Stirling Laser Symphonic Spectacular will take place at the Holy Rude Church on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 June. LSS Sponsorship opportunities for […]


Be recognised as one of the best in Scottish tourism The search is on to find the best of the best in Scottish tourism as entries open for the 30th Scottish Thistle Awards. Tourism and events businesses across the country can now officially send in their applications to be recognised across a range of categories […]

  R&D Tax Relief Procedures: HMRC’s Latest Notification Requirement

By fellow chamber member Derek Gemmell, Head of Innovations Tax AAB   In today’s fast-paced business landscape, where staying ahead often means innovating and adapting to change, research and development (R&D) tax credits have emerged as a key tool for businesses, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).  As an R&D tax credit specialist, I’ve […]

University calls for firms to take part in Stirling Business Lab

The University of Stirling is looking for local businesses to take part in a free event in which students try and solve their challenges and make recommendations for improvements.   Stirling Business Lab is a pilot idea developed by the University of Stirling Management School to allow students to solve real business issues, and businesses […]

Minister backs University’s plan to plant millions of trees

An ambitious plan to plant millions of trees across the Forth Valley has been praised by the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs during a visit to the University of Stirling on Tuesday, February 6. Mairi Gougeon MSP said the Forth Climate Forest will tackle climate change and improve the lives of people in Stirling, Clackmannanshire […]