Graduates in the Spotlight - September 2017

Graduates in the spotlight - August 2017

Bill Atkinson

Bill Atkinson

MA Human Resource Management 2004 and MSc Business Improvement 2006 Jordanstown

Bill Atkinson was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Usel (Ulster Supported Employment and Learning) in 2015 to drive Strategic Leadership, Innovation and a Circular Economy, under a social enterprise model.

Source: Usel
Tommy Bowe

Tommy Bowe

DSc 2014 and BSc Hons Construction Engineering and Management 2006 Jordanstown

Tommy Bowe launches Sports for Schools with Subway.

Source: Belfast Live
Margaret Conway

Margaret Conway

BSc Hons Construction Engineering and Management 2006 Jordanstown

Margaret Conway from McAleer & Rushe has  become the first women to be named Construction Manager of the Year.

Source: McAleer & Rushe
Graduate successes in Sri Lanka

Graduate successes in Sri Lanka

Masters and PhDs

We are very proud of our international graduates, having studied at Ulster and now back in their home country.

Source: Emeritus Professor Rosalind Pritchard
Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers

BA Hons Visual Communications 2001 Belfast

Ulster University graduate Oliver Jeffers, has won a prestigious accolade as part of the British Council’s Alumni Awards which recognise UK alumni now living in the United States.

Source: Ulster University
Micah Jones

Micah Jones

BA Hons Architecture 2007 Belfast

Architecture graduate Micah Jones appears on Channel 4’s Grand Designs with his ‘supershed’ design for his young family.

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Nuala McAllister

Nuala McAllister

DPhil History 1999 Coleraine MA Early Modern History 1993 Coleraine

Winner of the 2017 McCrea Literary Award.

The McCrea Literary Award was recently presented to Dr Nuala McAllister Hart, for Josef Locke, The People’s Tenor, her biography of the celebrated Irish tenor.

Source: Ulster University
Alan McMurray

Alan McMurray

BA Hons Design 1992 Belfast

Northern Irish Sports Business McMurray buys Scottish rival.

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Source: The Irish Times
Joseph O’Neill

Joseph O’Neill

MBA 1992 Jordanstown

Ulster alumnus Joe O’Neill named as new Chief Executive of Belfast Harbour.

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Ryan O’Neill

Ryan O’Neill

BA Hons Dance 2008

Contemporary dancer and Ulster graduate Ryan O’Neill on performing in new show Pause and Effect in Belfast.

Source: The Irish News
Myra Vennard

Myra Vennard

BA Hons English 1991 Coleraine

88-year-old poet and Ulster alumna Myra Vennard has been on a lifelong journey of learning.

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Michael Yohanis

Michael Yohanis

MSc Construction Business and Project Management 2012 Jordanstown

Michael Yohanis from McAleer & Rushe won the gold medal at the Construction Manager of the Year Award for his work in the construction of the £20m Royal Mile Hotel in Edinburgh.

Source: Construction Manager Magazine