The university's campus covers 330 acres (1.3 km2) and is situated beneath the Ochil Hills, near the village of Bridge of Allan and two miles (3.2 km) from Stirling's city center. In the 2016 International Student Barometer, it was ranked first in the UK for its campus environment and is frequently referred to as one of the most beautiful campuses in the world. It is located on the grounds of the ancient Airthrey estate, which also features the Hermitage Woods, Airthrey Loch, and Airthrey Golf Course in addition to the Robert Adam-designed 18th-century Airthrey Castle.
A student's experience at The University of Stirling includes campus life just as much as classes or labs. Students will be accompanied by a varied group of intelligent students eager to take advantage of any academic, social, and recreational opportunities they come across.
- A wide variety of sports facilities are available at the institution, including a 50-meter swimming pool that was finished as part of the National Swimming Academy, a collaboration between the school, Scottish Swimming, and British Swimming, and a 9-hole Airthrey golf course.
- The sports center is home to the Gannochy National Tennis Centre, as well as badminton and squash courts, a fitness center, a strength and conditioning center, sports halls, and open-to-the-public all-weather playing fields for students, university employees, and the general public.
- The campus serves its students as the administrative center for a variety of sports organizations, including the Scottish Swimming, Commonwealth Games Scotland, and the institute of sport.
- You may have a real collegiate experience at The University of Stirling. Living on a stunning, traditional campus places you in the middle of everything. Living on campus makes it simple to locate your crowd at student groups, socials, and campus hot spots, regardless of whether you select a residence hall, fraternity, or sorority with on-campus accommodation.
- The University of Stirling Students' Union is a member of the National Union of Students and has its headquarters on campus in the Robbins Center Students' Union. The union represents students' interests before a variety of organizations, including the institution, and offers entertainment, welfare, and informational services to students. Seats on the University Court are reserved for senior union members.
- There are almost 90 clubs and groups supported by the union. 53 sports clubs are funded by the Sports Union. There are student-run media outlets at the university. Brig has served as the student newspaper. The first college radio station in Scotland was Air3 Radio (formerly known as University Radio Airthrey), and AirTV (then known as Videoworks) launched as a student-run television network.
- A Chief Executive and a Board of Trustees oversee the Students' Union. The Union President, Sports President, Vice-President Education, and Vice-President Communities make up the SU's four sabbatical offices. There are numerous part-time volunteer executive officers in addition to these full-time, compensated officers.