April 2020

Graduates in the spotlight - April 2020

Anthony Cooley: Writer and Illustrator

Anthony Cooley: Writer and Illustrator

BDes Hons Design and Communication, Magee

Ulster graduate, writer and illustrator Anthony Cooley creates new picture book to help children cope with boredom and anxiety during lockdown and raise money for children in need.

Located in: Belfast

Source: The Irish News
Ciaran Doherty: Director, Foodservice

Ciaran Doherty: Director, Foodservice

MSc Computing and Information Systems and MBA, Jordanstown

Ulster alumnus and head of Huhtamaki Foodservice UK, Ciaran Doherty talks about how his company repurposed its production to make visors for NHS staff during COVID-19.

Located in: Belfast

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Joe Diver: Marketing Manager

Joe Diver: Marketing Manager

MSc Marketing and BA Hons Business Studies, Jordanstown

Ulster graduate Joe Diver speaks to the Irish News about his career and current role at Fibrus Ltd.

Located in:  Northern Ireland

Source: Irish News
Paddy Donnelly: Illustrator

Paddy Donnelly: Illustrator

MA Multi-Disciplinary Design, Belfast and BSc Hons Interactive Multimedia Design, Jordanstown

Illustrator and Ulster graduate, Paddy Donnelly shortlisted for final stages of KPMG Children's Books Ireland Awards 2020.

Located in: Northern Ireland

Source: Ballycastle Chronicle
Dr Ciara Fitzpatrick: Lecturer, Law

Dr Ciara Fitzpatrick: Lecturer, Law

LLB Law with Criminology, Jordanstown

Ulster alumna, Dr Ciara Fitzpatrick has joined the Transitional Justice Institute at Ulster University as a lecturer in law.

Located in:  Northern Ireland

Source: Irish Legal.com
Adrian Margey: Artist

Adrian Margey: Artist

BSc Hons Communication, Advertising and Marketing, Jordanstown

Ulster University alumnus and artist Adrian Margey supports home schooling efforts with Friday art classes.

Located in: Northern Ireland

Source: The Irish News
Andy Mayhew: Chief Executive

Andy Mayhew: Chief Executive

PGD Social Work, Magee

Ulster graduate and CEO of Praxis Care, Andy Mayhew shares his career story with Belfast Telegraph.

Location in: Northern Ireland

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Jacqueline McAllister: Lecturer

Jacqueline McAllister: Lecturer

MSc Health Promotion, PGD & PGC Further and Higher Education and BSc Hons Combined Social Policy, Jordanstown

NRC Lecturer and Ulster University alumna, Jacqui McAllister takes on additional job to help in COVID ward and raise funds for Ulster University fundraising appeal.

Located in: Northern Ireland

Source: Causeway Coast Community News
John-Paul McCorley: Chief Tech Officer

John-Paul McCorley: Chief Tech Officer

ADV DIP Management Practice, Jordanstown

Ulster University graduate and Chief Tech Officer at Obbi Solutions, John-Paul McCorley tells the Irish News about his career.

Located in: Northern Ireland

Source: The Irish News
Paul McCusker: Tech Leader

Paul McCusker: Tech Leader

MBA Business Administration, Jordanstown

Tech leader and Ulster graduate Paul McCusker discusses his career journey.

Located in: Amsterdam

Source: The Irish Times
Celeste McEvoy: Teacher

Celeste McEvoy: Teacher

PGC Education (Music) and BMus Music, Jordanstown

Ulster University graduate and music teacher Celeste McEvoy gets crafty to make much needed-PPE.

Located in: Northern Ireland

Source: The Irish News
James Mulhall: Journalist & Parliamentary Assistant

James Mulhall: Journalist & Parliamentary Assistant

MA Journalism

Ulster graduate and Clare FM journalist, James Mulhall leaves the station to take up full-time position working for Clare TD.

Located in: Co Clare

Source: Clare Echo
Sasha Treanor: Photographer

Sasha Treanor: Photographer

BDes Hons Graphic Design and Illustration, Belfast

Ulster University graduate and photographer Sasha Treanor turns daily walk during lockdown into an opportunity to capture history in the making.

Located in: Northern Ireland

Source: Belfast Telegraph