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Ulster University launches free online courses for workers affected by COVID-19

The online courses will upskill and retrain people whose jobs have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

6 July 2020

World-renowned artists and graduates of Ulster University Colin Davidson and Oliver Jeffers speak candidly on the secrets to their success

Belfast’s Lyric Theatre played host to a special evening of art, discussion and insight as a captive audience enjoyed an intimate Ulster University showcase which covered success, stories and past studies.

18 December 2019

Inspirational international student graduates with distinction

Colombian student, Luisa Fernanda Romero Munoz graduates from Ulster University today with an MSc in International Tourism Management, with Distinction, leaving an exceptional legacy behind.

17 December 2019

Hockey star graduates with Masters in Biomedical Engineering

Fresh from Ireland’s historic hockey Olympic qualification success Megan Frazer graduates today

17 December 2019

Mature student confronts fears to graduate with Masters in Law

Julie Smyth-Leddy, a mum of five and budding businesswoman graduates with a Masters in Law

17 December 2019

AIB Ulster University Distinguished Graduate of the Year 2019: Dr Adrian Johnston MBE

Dr Adrian Johnston MBE has been recognised for his working in emerging technologies

17 December 2019

Ulster University’s “singing nurse” graduates

Ulster University student nurse Brittany McArthur made headlines earlier this year as the sensational ‘singing nurse’

16 December 2019

Father of two graduates with newfound sense of direction

Mature student Eoin McGonagle graduates today following a busy year of juggling family life with academic studies.

16 December 2019

Choice Housing launches new scholarship programme with Ulster University

Choice Housing launches new scholarship programme with Ulster University

15 October 2019

Ulster first university to sign up to The R&A Women in Golf Charter

Ulster first university to sign up to The R&A Women in Golf Charter

21 July 2019

Campus libraries open their doors to the public

Campus libraries open their doors to the public

10 July 2019

Earn-as-you-learn - First Higher Level Apprentices in applied pharmaceutical sciences graduate from Ulster University

Earn-as-you-learn - First Higher Level Apprentices in applied pharmaceutical sciences graduate from Ulster University

10 July 2019

All-Ireland champion graduates from Ulster University

All-Ireland champion graduates from Ulster University

9 July 2019

Ulster University Pro-Chancellor recognised with graduation honours

Ulster University Pro-Chancellor recognised with graduation honours

9 July 2019

Elaine celebrates graduating with PhD from Ulster University

Elaine celebrates graduating with PhD from Ulster University

9 July 2019

All for the love of Irish

All for the love of Irish

8 July 2019

Foyle Cup founder honoured by Ulster University

Foyle Cup founder honoured by Ulster University

8 July 2019

Eamonn Baker honoured by Ulster University

Eamonn Baker honoured by Ulster University

8 July 2019

Ulster University graduates recognised with Librarianship Excellence Award

Ulster University Graduates Recognised with Librarianship Excellence Award

8 July 2019

Honorary Graduate: Suren Gupta

Honorary Graduate: Suren Gupta

5 July 2019

Heartfelt celebrations for Ulster University Graduate

Heartfelt celebrations for Ulster University Graduate

5 July 2019

Internationally recognised scientist honoured by Ulster University

Internationally recognised scientist honoured by Ulster University

5 July 2019

Piper honoured by Ulster University

Piper honoured by Ulster University

4 July 2019

Peace advocate Martha Pope honoured by Ulster University

Peace advocate Martha Pope honoured by Ulster University

4 July 2019

Student entrepreneur has ambitions to turn her degree into an award winning business

Student entrepreneur has ambitions to turn her degree into an award winning business

4 July 2019

How a linguistics student from Ulster University helped a young boy from Iraq

How a linguistics student from Ulster University helped a young boy from Iraq

4 July 2019

Inspiring principal recognised by Ulster University

Inspiring principal recognised by Ulster University

3 July 2019

HBO Vice President honoured by Ulster University

HBO Vice President honoured by Ulster University

3 July 2019

The Power of the PhD at Ulster

The Power of the PhD at Ulster

3 July 2019

Ulster University PhD student fights for social justice

Ulster University PhD student fights for social justice

3 July 2019

Ulster University graduate’s cancer treatment inspires a career in radiography

Ulster University graduate’s cancer treatment inspires a career in radiography

3 July 2019

Ulster University honours Irish ladies hockey captain Katie Mullan

Ulster University honours Irish ladies hockey captain Katie Mullan

1 July 2019

Ulster graduate already making a difference to stroke survivors in NI

Ulster graduate already making a difference to stroke survivors in NI

1 July 2019

PSNI Chief Constable Sir George Hamilton receives honorary degree from Ulster University

PSNI Chief Constable Sir George Hamilton receives honorary degree from Ulster University

19 June 2019

Honorary graduate Gary Lightbody talks candidly about highs and lows of his career so far

Honorary graduate Gary Lightbody talks candidly about highs and lows of his career so far

4 June 2019

World’s largest study of anxiety and depression seeks to understand the genetic links to mental health issues

World’s largest study of anxiety and depression seeks to understand the genetic links to mental health issues

25 February 2019

Ulster University launch creative learning space on the Coleraine campus

Ulster University launch creative learning space on the Coleraine campus

25 January 2019

More students than ever before celebrate life-changing opportunities made possible by growing philanthropy

Last Friday, 145 students received scholarships and awards supported by donations made by corporates and by staff, alumni and friends to the Ulster University Student Fund.

20 December 2018

Top spot at Harvard Medical School for Ulster University PhD graduate

Top spot at Harvard Medical School for Ulster University PhD graduate

12 December 2018

Determined young mother overcomes debilitating health condition to graduate from Ulster University

Determined young mother overcomes debilitating health condition to graduate from Ulster University

12 December 2018

IFA director scores distinguished graduate award

Michael Boyd, Director of football development at the Irish Football Association (IFA) has been named as First Trust Bank /Ulster University Distinguished Graduate of the Year.

11 December 2018

Ulster University honours four-time World Superbike Champion Jonathan Rea

Honorary Graduate- Jonathan Rea

10 December 2018

From stay at home mum to data scientist

From stay at home mum to data scientist

10 December 2018

Ulster University student swaps mayoral robes for graduation gown

Ulster University student swaps mayoral robes for graduation gown

10 December 2018

Ulster University honours Tony Hall for his civic contribution in transforming the BBC

Ulster University honours Tony Hall for his civic contribution in transforming the BBC

10 December 2018

Santa Run kicks off Ulster University’s Mind Your Mood fundraising 2018/19

Santa Run kicks off Ulster University’s Mind Your Mood fundraising 2018/19

19 November 2018

Ulster University secures £5 million investment in memory of one of the founding fathers of data analytics

Ulster University’s prominence in the field of Data Analytics and artificial intelligence has been further boosted today through a significant donation to establish the Dr George Moore Chair in Data Analytics. This position will play a pivotal

17 October 2018

Ulster University searches for students from 1960's and 1970's - the NUU days

Ulster University searches for students from 1960’s and 1970’s – the NUU days

28 August 2018

Randox announces Ulster University’s Mind Your Mood as Official Charity Partner

Randox announces Ulster University’s Mind Your Mood as Official Charity Partner

25 July 2018

Ulster University honours internationally recognised Professor

Ulster University honours internationally recognised Professor

10 July 2018

Ulster University honours leading Silicon Valley executive

Honorary graduate: Sarah Friar

10 July 2018

Honorary Graduate: Dr Elaine Way

Honorary Graduate: Dr Elaine Way

9 July 2018

Honorary Graduate: The Very Reverend Dr William Morton

Honorary Graduate: The Very Reverend Dr William Morton

9 July 2018

Local folk music star hits the right note at Ulster University

Local folk music star hits the right note at Ulster University

9 July 2018

Ulster University honours President of Ireland’s largest accountancy body

Ulster University honours president of Ireland’s largest accountancy body

6 July 2018

Honorary Graduate: Dr Alan Livingston CBE

Dr Alan Livingston CBE

5 July 2018

Ulster Students launch second successful business partnership ahead of graduating

ULSTER University Graduate Declan O’Brien is revolutionising the food and drink sector in Northern Ireland utilising the First Class Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering he will graduate with later today (Thursday).

5 July 2018

Chair of award winning student society named as Ulster University Student of the Year

Chair of award winning student society named as Ulster University Student of the Year

5 July 2018

Honorary Graduate: The Very Reverend Dr John Owen Mann

The Very Reverend Dr John Owen Mann

4 July 2018

Honorary Graduate: Dr Zoe Seaton

Dr Zoe Seaton

3 July 2018

Honorary Graduate: Dr Ed Marram

Honorary Graduate: Dr Ed Marram

3 July 2018

Sibling success at Ulster University summer graduation

Sibling Success at Ulster University Summer Graduation

3 July 2018

Honorary Graduate: Dr Mohammed Jalie

Honorary Graduate: Dr Mohammed Jalie

2 July 2018

Ulster University graduate’s passion for food leads her to Paris

Ulster University graduate’s passion for food leads her to Paris

2 July 2018

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day 2018

On International Women in Engineering Day 2018, Catalyst Inc is celebrating two Ulster University academics that are Raising the Bar in developing innovative research within the Life and Health Sciences Sector.

21 June 2018

Ulster University hosts BBC Radio 4 live UK-wide debate in Coleraine

Ulster University hosts BBC Radio 4 live UK-wide debate in Coleraine

15 June 2018

Ulster University announces inspirational honorary graduates

Ulster University announces inspirational honorary graduates

1 June 2018

Aisles of St Anne’s to become catwalk for Ulster University Graduate Fashion Show

Aisles of St Anne’s to become catwalk for Ulster University Graduate Fashion Show

21 May 2018

Ulster University creating 15 new posts to meet creative industry demand

Ulster University creating 15 new posts to meet creative industry demand

14 May 2018

Fundraising for Mind Your Mood surpasses £20,000

Fundraising for Mind Your Mood surpasses £20,000

11 May 2018

Ulster University celebrates 50 years at Coleraine

Ulster University celebrates 50 years at Coleraine

10 May 2018

Innovative partnerships recognised at Ulster University’s Impact Excellence Awards

Innovative partnerships recognised at Ulster University’s Impact Excellence Awards

4 May 2018

£190k investment in skin cancer research for Ulster University from leading business man (in memory of son)

£190k investment in skin cancer research for Ulster University from leading business man (in memory of son) 

1 May 2018

Secret Postcard Art Exhibition to open in Belfast

Secret Postcard Art Exhibition to open in Belfast

24 April 2018

Ulster University celebrates University Mental Health Day

Ulster University celebrates University Mental Health Day

1 March 2018

Mind Your Mood 2018 – please join us!

Mind Your Mood 2018 – please join us!

31 January 2018

Ulster students, staff and graduates head to Gold Coast 2018

Ulster students, staff and graduates head to Gold Coast 2018

5 January 2018