Graduates in the spotlight - August 2017
MFA Multidisciplinary Design 2016 Belfast
Ulster alumna Síofra Caherty, owner of Jump The Hedges, a technical bag making company founded in North Belfast, has been listed as one of the top Irish women who is making us proud at the moment.
BSc Hons Biomedical Engineering 2011 Jordanstown
A 3D printed model of a kidney produced by Axial 3D headed by Ulster graduate Daniel Crawford has been used in a life-saving transplant operation in a medical first.
DSc 2016, HNC Business Studies 1977 Jordanstown
£6m whiskey distillery project run by alumnus and honorary graduate Dr Terry Cross secures planning approval.
BA Hons Media Studies 2003 Coleraine
Ulster alumnus, Niall Flanagan – the man at the centre of daytime TV.
BSc Hons Optometry 2015 Coleraine
Ulster University alumna Paula Grant, a challenger for a Curtis Cup place this year, closed with a 69 to finish in third in the South American Amateur Championship in Argentina.
ABDIA Business Studies 2015 Jordanstown
The opportunities afforded to Bryan Greig at Ulster University were invaluable in giving him the confidence to take the plunge and start a business for himself - Guzzl.
MBA 1998, PGD Management Studies 1995, MSc Biomedical Science 1992 Jordanstown/Coleraine
Alison Geddis, Ulster University graduate and local biomedical scientist starts a prestigious position as the new President of the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).
BA Hons Philosophy 1996 Coleraine
Skincare company Vita Liberata, run by Ulster alumna Alyson Hogg is acquired by US based Crown Laboratories In.
Diploma in Fuel Technology 1985 Jordanstown
Energy Trading Ireland headed by Ulster alumnus Michael Jackson to open cutting-edge control centre.
BSc Hons Business with French 2016 Coleraine & BSc Hons Computing 2015 Coleraine
Zymplify which employs a number of Ulster graduates opens north coast offices.
MSc Executive Leadership 2016 Jordanstown
PM Group appoints Ulster graduate Anthony O’Rourke to its Board.
BA Hons Philosophy 1989 Coleraine
Matthew Paul recently had his debut poetry collection, The Evening Entertainment, published by Eyewear Publishing. Matthew recalls receiving encouragement from Martin Lynch, who was Writer-in-Residence at Ulster University, and having a poem published in 'Poetry Ireland Review' in 1987 alongside the late Professor Robert Welch.
DSc 2015 & MBA 1993 Jordanstown
Ulster alumnus and honorary graduate Gerry Mallon takes up new role as head of Tesco Bank.
BA Hons Design 1988 Belfast
The National Trust appoints Ulster University graduate Hilary McGrady as new Director-General.
BA Hons Drama 2014 Magee
On the hurling field timing is everything and for Ulster University graduate Micky Quigg, his timing off the field took him to pastures new.