March 2018

Graduates in the spotlight - March 2018.

David Boyd-Armstrong

David Boyd-Armstrong

BSc Hons Computing and Information Systems 2007 Jordanstown

Ulster graduate and Managing Director of Rademon Estate Distillery, David Boyd-Armstrong on upscaling production of Shortcross Gin and preparing for release of new single malt whiskey.

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Charles Caldwell

Charles Caldwell

PGD Management Studies 1989, MBA 1990 Jordanstown

Domino’s, owned by Ulster alumnus Charles Caldwell increases its number of Irish outlets.

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Pamela Compston

Pamela Compston

BSc Hons Radiography (Diagnostic) 2012 Jordanstown

Ulster University alumn Pamela Compston saved by kidney donation from her fiancé.

Source: Belfast Live
Chloe Dougan

Chloe Dougan

BA Hons Textile Art, Design and Fashion 2014 Belfast

Fashion designer and graduate of Ulster University Chloe Dougan rubs shoulders with royalty.

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Dr Peter FitzGerald CBE

Dr Peter FitzGerald CBE

DSc 2010

The Irish Times’ Business Person of the Month is Ulster University honorary graduate Dr Peter FitzGerald.

Source: The Irish Times
Rebekah Knight

Rebekah Knight

BSc Hons International Travel and Tourism Management 2016 Coleraine

NI woman and Ulster graduate Rebekah Knight born with no reproductive organs speaks out about her rare condition to give hope to others.

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Gary Lightbody

Gary Lightbody

DLitt 2012

Honorary graduate Gary Lightbody opens up about his struggle with depression.

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Stephen McGarry

Stephen McGarry

BA Hons Economics and Government 1998 Jordanstown

Alumnus Stephen McGarry – How I became a Social Enterprise Advisor.

Source: NI Jobfinder
Barry McIvor

Barry McIvor

BA Hons Business with Computing 1999 Coleraine, MSc Computing and Design 2001 Magee

New senior appointment at Fujitsu is Ulster graduate Barry McIvor.

Source: NI Chamber of Commerce and Industry
John McLean

John McLean

PGC Management Studies 1998, MBA 2001 Jordanstown

Alumnus and Radius Chief Executive John McLean talks of overseeing the merger of the Helm and Fold housing associations.

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Noel Murphy

Noel Murphy

BA Hons Fine Art 1994 Belfast

A portrait by Ulster graduate Noel Murphy featuring all 53 women in the Dáil and Seanad is unveiled at the Irish parliament in celebration of International Women’s Day.

Source: Irish Times
Kenneth O’Halloran

Kenneth O’Halloran

MFA Photograph 2014 Belfast

Graduate Kenneth O’Halloran wins Ireland National Accolade from Sony World Photography Awards 2018.

Source: Buzz IE
Dominic O’Neill

Dominic O’Neill

BA Hons Banking and Finance 1995 Coleraine

Danske Bank expands Acquisition team with appointment of Ulster graduate Dominic O’Neill as Corporate Acquisition Manager.

Source: NI Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Mark O’Neill

Mark O’Neill

BSc Building Engineering and Management 1998 Jordanstown

Alumnus Mark O’Neill turns his 30 years’ experience and product knowledge into his own business.

Source: Irish News