Information & support

Information about how your course is organised and other information about the academic life of the University

Contact with staff and other students

How to get contact details of staff and students

How we will communicate and stay in touch with you

Information on your university email account

The University portal

This is a personalised gateway to many of the online services provided us, including email, our online library services, and Blackboard Learn, the web-based learning environment.

Faith and beliefs

We are interested in you, your personal development and your well-being and will provide opportunities for you to explore and deepen your faith, or discover faith through pastoral care, worship, discussion, prayer and social activities.

ICT Customer Services

ICT Customer Services provides the University’s central IT services including the student desktop environment and wireless service.

Library and Information Services

Information Services is one of our largest administrative departments with responsibilities covering library, academic and administrative computing, digital communications, reprographic and audiovisual services, archives and rare books.

Sport for all

Whatever your sport or your level of participation, we have something for you.

Student Support

Student Support is a one stop shop for services which focus on helping you to cope with any problems which might arise and to make the most of your time at University.

Students’ Union

The Students' Union provides advice and support with activities, sport, representation, entertainment, services and support.

Academic Policies

Information on policies, protocols and codes of practice

Bullying and Harassment

How we work to create a good and harmonious working environment

Community Relations

Complaints, campaigns and procedures

Copyright and Intellectual Property rights

Information on photocopying and works in electronic form

Criminal Offences

Information you need to know if you are convicted of a criminal offence after applying and before enrolling, or whilst enrolled as a student of the University

Data Protection

Find out more about how we protect and distribute your information


Outlines penalties and disciplinary action

Dress code

Information on how to dress at Ulster

Fitness for Professional Practice

Explains the assessment for those who work or come into contact with vulnerable or potentially vulnerable individuals

Health and Safety

Information on the policy prioritising the safeguard of health and safety to all in the university

Leave of absence and withdrawal from a course

Deregistration is the term given to a break in study either via Leave of Absence or the Complete Withdrawal from a programme of study.

Protection of children and vulnerable adults

We have a particular responsibility to safeguard the welfare of any child and vulnerable adult.

Reporting accidents

Outlines who to contact in the case of an accident

Social media guidelines

Find out more about permission and misuse surrounding social media

Student complaints procedure

What steps to take when making a student complaint

Student ID Cards

Why you need a student card

Use of computers

The University’s Acceptable Use Code of Practice (AUCOP) gives guidance and direction on what is and what is not acceptable