Welcome to Library and IT at Stirling – Autumn 2023

Information Services invites you to join us for some fantastic events to help you hit the ground running when it comes to the Library and IT at the University of Stirling.

What’s on…

Visit the Student Welcome and Support Hub

Visit the Student Welcome and Support Hub on level 3 in Campus Central for all the information and support you need to get started at the University of Stirling. The hub will open a few days before the start of semester.

You’ll be able to get help with enrolment, get support on visas and immigration, ask queries about finance, and get help with setting up your IT equipment.

Library and IT Essentials

Learn all about the Library and IT services at Stirling including how to install Office365 for free, access our many online resources, and use our wonderful Library. All new students are asked to attend Library and IT Essentials. This workshop will give you a head start in your academic studies.

DateTimeBook a place
Tuesday 22nd August10-11amBook now
Wednesday 13th September1-2pmBook now
Tuesday 19th September12-1pmBook now
Wednesday 27th September 12-1pmBook now
Tuesday 3rd October11-12pmBook now

Canvas and technologies for Learning

Wondering how to make your way around Canvas? Join one of our Canvas orientation workshops for advice on logging in/navigating, setting up notifications, groups, and getting help. Learn about Panopto (Listen Again to lectures), how to upload your assignments, and Microsoft Teams. Canvas, Teams, and other technology for classes is a compulsory workshop for all students.

DateTimeBook a place
Thursday 24th August12-1pmBook now
Tuesday 12th September11-12pmBook now
Thursday 14th September1-2pmBook now
Wednesday 20th September12-1pmBook now
Tuesday 26th September 1-2pmBook now
Thursday 28th September 12-1pmBook now
Wednesday 4th October12-1pmBook now

Stirling Essentials Study Skills Workshops

We have a variety of library and IT study skills webinar workshops to help you prepare for successful study at Stirling. The webinars are informal and there will be opportunities to ask questions. We’ve listed some of them below. For more information and to book a place click on the title of the session(s) you are interested in.

Date and timeTitle
Wednesday 20th September, 2-3pmMicrosoft Office 365: getting the most from your Stirling account
Tuesday 3rd October, 1-2pmDiscover your digital potential
Wednesday 4th October, 10-11amMicrosoft Office 365: getting the most from your Stirling account

Visit Stirling Essentials Study Skills Workshops for a full list of all study skills webinars including sessions on writing, reading, studying, and researching.

Library Tour and Essentials

Come and learn all you need to know about the university library with our friendly and knowledgeable team. Meet at the library entrance.

Find a tour time to suit you

Wi-Fi Wizards

Need help getting connected to Wi-Fi? Our Wi-Fi Wizards will help you get online. You’ll find them, in the Library on level 2 in front of the Information Centre.

Download the University of Stirling app!

Get all your university services at your fingertips with our new University of Stirling app! The University of Stirling app provides real-time, on-the-go, anytime information to support you during your time at Stirling. It is available to all students and staff for free.

Find the app on the Apple Store or the Google Play Store by searching for University of Stirling.

Get Social

Keep up-to-date with all your Library and IT information by following us on social media.

See the University’s handy guide to learn more about what you can expect during your first week at Stirling.