November 2019

Graduates in the spotlight - November 2019.

Kristopher Beech

Kristopher Beech

MSc Sports Management, Jordanstown

Kris Beech, one-time pro hockey player with the Vancouver Canucks and Ulster University alumnus talks about his new direction as a mindfulness training coach.

Source: Canada.com
Pete Boyle

Pete Boyle

BA Hons Business Studies, Jordanstown

Argento boss and Ulster alumnus Pete Boyle plans to launch €5m centre in Republic

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Emma Dickson

Emma Dickson

BA Hons Design, Belfast

Ulster graduate Emma Dickson has been nominated as a finalist for the CCS Creative Tutor of the Year award for her role as Course Co-ordinator, Art and Design at North West Regional College.

Source: Ballymoney Times
Chloe and Judith MacCombe

Chloe and Judith MacCombe

BSc Hons Geography, Coleraine

Twin sisters, Para-triathletes and Ulster University graduates, Chloe and Judith MacCombe overcome funding challenge that sees one sister make remarkable Para-Triathlon World Cup finish.

Source: Derry Journal
Naoimh McAteer

Naoimh McAteer

BSc Hons Business Studies, Jordanstown

Ulster graduate and Director of MJM Group, Naoimh McAteer appointed Chair of IoD’ Young Directors Forum

Source: NI Chamber
Katie McQuillan

Katie McQuillan

BDHPP Animation and CertHE Communication, Advertising and Marketing, Belfast and Jordanstown

Ulster graduate, Katie McQuillan captures Northern Ireland slang in brilliant video.

Source: Belfast Live
Michael O’Hare

Michael O’Hare

MBMSci Biomedical Science, Coleraine

Michael O’Hare, Ulster University graduate and post-doctoral research fellow at Harvard University has joined a team of US-based academics at the forefront of a breakthrough in Alzheimer's research.

Source: Carrickfergus Times
Martin O’Neill

Martin O’Neill

BEng Hons Civil Engineering, Jordanstown

Ulster graduate, Martin O’Neill has been appointed to the board of Dungannon-based McAvoy Group as Contracts Director, further strengthening its management team.

Source: NI Chamber
Michelle Rankin

Michelle Rankin

BSc Social Psychology and Sociology, Coleraine

Ulster alumna and South Eastern Regional College’s Senior Communications Officer, Michelle Rankin has been named the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s (CIM) Overall Worldwide Top Student 2019.

Source: NI Chamber
Bridgeen Rea-Kaya

Bridgeen Rea-Kaya

MBA and BSc Hons Communication, Advertising & PR, Jordanstown

Bridgeen Rea-Kaya, Ulster alumna and Founder / Wellbeing Teacher at Immeasurable Minds speaks to Women in Business about her company.

Source: Women in Business
Amanda Sistern

Amanda Sistern

ADV Dip Management Practice and MSc Marketing and Entrepreneurship, Jordanstown

Ulster graduate and Cleaver Fulton Rankin’s Marketing and Business Development Manager, Amanda Sistern, has won recognition at the Women in Business Awards.

Source: Irish Legal
Emma Toner

Emma Toner

BA Hons European Business Studies, Coleraine

Ulster alumna, Emma Toner has been appointed Marketing Director for Gowan Group, which has taken on the Opel distributorship for Ireland.

Source: Complete Car