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University of StirlingGranted its Royal Charter in 1967, the University of Stirling is Scotland’s youngest university. As well as being a major heritage site, Stirling’s stunning campus was also ranked 1st for its environment by International Student Barometer in 2016. Encompassing a loch and a golf course, the 330-acre parkland campus sits at the point where Lowland and Highland Scotland meet, in the shadow of the Ochil Hills. The university also has other campuses – one in the Highlands, which offers a wide variety of medicine and teaching courses, and another in the Western Isles, situated close to Stornoway. Considered one of Scotland’s leading universities for sport, Stirling has strong sporting alumni associated with it, including professional golfer Gordon Sherry and Olympic swimmer Todd Cooper and has a number of excellent sporting facilities. It also ranks among the top research-intensive universities in the UK with strengths in the fields of health and wellbeing, the environment and people, culture and society, enterprise and the economy, as well as sport. With a cohort of almost 14,000, students make up over a quarter of the total population of Stirling. International students number around 20 per cent of the whole and represent more than 120 nationalities between them. The university is organised across five academic faculties and offers a range of flexible courses and study abroad opportunities A recent large-scale infrastructure investment in the university's campuses has resulted in refurbished student accommodation and improved library facilities. The main Stirling campus also benefits from a wide range of restaurants and cafes, a 50 metre swimming pool, a publicly accessible art collection and the Macrobert Arts Centre comprising a theatre, cinema and bars. The centre of Stirling, just a ten minute bus ride away, is a compact city that maintains a strong community feel.
How Traditional Haggis Is Made In Scotland | Regional EatsInsider’s Claudia Romeo traveled to Edinburgh, Scotland to meet with James Macsween, a third-generation haggis producer who has turned his grandfather’s butcher shop into one of the most successful haggis companies in the UK. Haggis is spiced meat encased in animal intestines with salt, spices, and a few other ingredients depending on the recipe. Macsween’s haggis is made using lamb lungs, beef fat and a secret mixture of spices from a 67-year-old recipe. Editor's note: Filmed on February 28, 2020. MORE REGIONAL EATS: How Traditional French Butter Is Made In Brittany https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZyXUzhTn0kI Why This Portuguese Sardine Cannery Swears By Its 100-Year-Old Method https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpTwHAt0Zxw Why Spanish Iberian Ham Is The World's Most Expensive Cured Meat https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xcqXBGv5DM ------------------------------------------------------ #Haggis #Scotland #FoodInsider Insider is great journalism about what passionate people actually want to know. That’s everything from news to food, celebrity to science, politics to sports and all the rest. It’s smart. It’s fearless. It’s fun. We push the boundaries of digital storytelling. Our mission is to inform and inspire. Subscribe to our channel and visit us at: https://www.insider.com Food Insider on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/foodinsider/ Food Insider on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thisisinsiderfood/ Food Insider on Twitter: https://twitter.com/InsiderFood Insider on Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/discover/Insider/4020934530 Insider on Amazon Prime: https://www.amazon.com/v/thisisinsider Insider on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@insider Food Insider on Dailymotion: https://www.dailymotion.com/foodinsider How Traditional Haggis Is Made In Scotland | Regional Eats