February 2020

Graduates in the spotlight - February 2020

Dr Colm-cille Caulfield: Academic

Dr Colm-cille Caulfield: Academic

BSc Hons Science, Coleraine

Ulster graduate, Dr Colm-cille Caulfield is appointed as Head of Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at University of Cambridge.

Located in: Cambridge

Source: University of Cambridge
Terry Cross: Entrepreneur

Terry Cross: Entrepreneur

DSc

Ulster alumnus and honorary graduate, Terry Cross talks about his plans for launching new vodka and gin distillery at his grand estate in France.

Located in: Comber

Source: Ulster Business
Seamus Cushley: Software leader

Seamus Cushley: Software leader

BA Hons Business Studies, Jordanstown

Software firm Bazaarvoice led in Belfast by Ulster graduate, Seamus Cushley set to recruit 50 new staff in Belfast by end of year.

Located in: Belfast

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Quentin Devine: Artist & Designer

Quentin Devine: Artist & Designer

BA Hons Visual Communication, Belfast

Sir David Attenborough gives his seal of approval to Ulster alumnus, Quentin Devine’s ‘Life on Earth’ series of paintings.

Located in: Omagh

Source: Ulster Herald
Josh Finlay: Assistant Company Secretary

Josh Finlay: Assistant Company Secretary

MSc in Management & Corporate Governance and BSc Hons Sport and Exercise Sciences, Jordanstown

Ulster University graduate, Josh Finlay awarded the First Trust Shield for best dissertation at the Business School’s recent Class of 2019 Excellence Awards.

Located in: Armagh

Source: ArmaghI.com
Julie Hall: Designer

Julie Hall: Designer

BA Hons Textiles and Fashion Belfast

NI designer and Ulster University alumna, Julie Hall making a mark on the world stage as Head of Design at Bedeck.

Located in: Cookstown

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Grace Howlett: Recruitment at Ulster University

Grace Howlett: Recruitment at Ulster University

BSc Hons Human Resource Management, Jordanstown

Ulster graduate, Grace Howlett awarded the Lynas Foodservice prize at the university’s recent Class of 2019 Excellence Awards.

Location in: Newry

Source: Newry.IE
Gary McCausland: Property Developer

Gary McCausland: Property Developer

BSc Hons Estate Management, Jordanstown

The Gallery restaurant owned by Ulster alumnus and property developer; Gary McCausland is set to become a high-end co-working office space.

Located in: Belfast

Source: Belfast Telegraph
Leona and Sean McAllister: Entrepreneurs

Leona and Sean McAllister: Entrepreneurs

BA Hons Business Studies, Jordanstown and BSc Hons Construction Engineering and Management, Jordanstown

Ulster University graduates and founders of PlotBox talk about their journey and how their software is transforming the funeral industry.

Located in: Ballymoney

Source: 4ni.co.uk
Conor McCrink: Dietician

Conor McCrink: Dietician

MSc Sport and Exercise Nutrition, Jordanstown and BSc Hons Dietetics, Coleraine

Ulster graduate Conor McCrink receives prestigious Dairy Council for Northern Ireland’s annual Sports Nutrition Award.

Located in: Newry

Source: Farming Life
Dr Catherine O’Rourke: Director, Ulster University Transitional Justice Institute

Dr Catherine O’Rourke: Director, Ulster University Transitional Justice Institute

PhD Social Sciences, Magee

Ulster University alumna, Dr Catherine O’Rourke set to take over as Director of Ulster University’s Transitional Justice Institute..

Located in: Jordanstown

Source: IrishLegal.com
Julie Sinnamon: CEO

Julie Sinnamon: CEO

BA Hons Business Studies, Jordanstown

Ulster University graduate, Julie Sinnamon to step down as Enterprise Ireland CEO.

Located in: Dublin

Source: RTE.ie
Ryan Tohill: Film Director

Ryan Tohill: Film Director

BA Hons Fine and Applied Arts, Belfast

Ulster University alumnus, Ryan Tohill joins his brother in directing a remake of Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

Located in: Belfast

Source: BBC