January 2019

Graduates in the spotlight - January 2019

Jamie Baird and Daniel Nelis

Jamie Baird and Daniel Nelis

BDH Graphic Design and Illustration, Belfast; PGCE Art and Design and BA Hons Fine Art, Belfast

Ulster graduates Jamie Baird and Daniel Nelis create a unique collaboration on portrait of city’s former mayor, Councillor Nuala McAllister who is also a graduate of Ulster.

Source: News Letter
Siofra Caherty

Siofra Caherty

MFA Multidisciplinary Design, Belfast

Alumna and eco-fashion designer Siofra Caherty named as one of Irish grassroots activists leading the climate change uprising.

Source: The Irish Times
Ryan Clarke

Ryan Clarke

MARCH and BA Hons Architecture, Belfast

Graduate Ryan Clarke, who works at White Ink Architects, has successfully passed his Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice in Architecture and is now registered as an Architect (with the Architects Registration Board and the Royal Institute of British Architects).

Source: White Ink Co
Jean Curran

Jean Curran

MFA Photography, Belfast

Irish photo-artist and alumna Jean Curran creates a stir in New York.

Source: Irish Examiner
Paula Grant

Paula Grant

BSc Hons Optometry 2015 Coleraine

Ulster University alumna Paula Grant named on GB and Ireland golf squad.

Source: Golfnet
Scott Gilmore

Scott Gilmore

BA Hons Humanities (English), Jordanstown

Alumnus Scott has worked as a teacher for ten years and continually pushed the children in his classes to write and explore the creative side of the curriculum. It was through this exploration of a girl’s love of story writing that Scott was able to fully focus on his first novel, ‘Inside Iris’.

Source: Graduate
Andrew Lowe

Andrew Lowe

BSc Hons Sport, Exercise and Leisure, Jordanstown

Ten years in Danville, California has seen Ulster graduate Andrew Lowe pivot from rugby, to growing his real estate business. With properties averaging over $1,000,000, Andrew has successfully learned to compete with other 'million dollar listing' agents.

Source: Read more
Andrew McConnell

Andrew McConnell

BA Hons Visual Communication, Belfast

Graduate of Ulster University Andrew McConnell, the NI photographer behind iconic images of surfers in Gaza and forgotten refugees in Algeria.

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Paul McDowell

Paul McDowell

BA Accounting, Jordanstown and DipHE Accounting, Magee

Zeevo Group adds Finance and Treasury Executive Ulster graduate Paul McDowell to Advisory Board.

Source: Digital Journal
Colin Walsh

Colin Walsh

MBA International Business, Jordanstown

Alumnus Colin Walsh joins Board of Re-Gen Waste.

Source: NI Chamber of Commerce and Industry