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Oscar nominated Cartoon Saloon's CEO, Paul Young, discusses his time at Belfast School of Art

10 June 2021

Paul Young, Ulster University graduate (BA Combined Studies in Art and Design) and CEO of Cartoon Saloon, discusses his time at Ulster, what it was like being nominated for an Oscar and all things business.

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Ulster’s Creative alumni are on a Winning Streak!

9 June 2021

Animation Ireland’s fourth awards ceremony to acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding creative talent we have within the Irish Animation, VFX and gaming industries took place last month.

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Ulster University as a catalyst for change: playing our part in the future of Belfast

14 May 2021

With the new Belfast campus due to start welcoming students, we have partnered with Belfast City Council on a new project which aims to make the city a health & wellbeing hub.

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Share your story of friendship with us

14 May 2021

We are seeking out stories of true friendships that have been made over the years within the UU community.

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Turner Prize nomination for UU graduates and students at Array Collective

14 May 2021

Array Collective is a group of Belfast-based artists, they joined together to create collaborative actions in response to the socio-political issues affecting Northern Ireland.

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Creating a brighter future for all - an update on the campus developments at Ulster University

12 March 2021

The new Belfast campus for Ulster University represents one of the largest higher education developments in Europe and is the culmination of work in recent years that has also seen improvements to our Magee and Coleraine campuses.

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Santander supports UU student and graduate start-up businesses to navigate the new normal

12 March 2021

The Santander UK Universities Student Online Self-Development Programme got off to a flying start in 2021 with 19 of Ulster University’s entrepreneurial students and alumni participating in the programme.

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Santander Universities – Long-term investor in Ulster students

9 October 2020

We are delighted to announce the renewal for a further 3 years of our partnership with Santander Universities UK, bringing the total funding pledged to the University since 2011 to £1.33m.

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Ulster alumni lend support to University-wide campaigns

7 September 2020

We are delighted to have worked closely with our alumni over the past few months to strengthen relationships and create unique and meaningful ways to involve them in Ulster University campaigns.

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Thanking our donors for transforming lives

7 September 2020

We are delighted to have worked closely with our alumni and supporters over the past year to strengthen relationships and create unique and meaningful ways to involve them in supporting Ulster University’s fundraising priorities.

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Thank-you for sharing your views

4 September 2020

There's still time to complete our data capture survey and tell us how we can better support and communicate with you.

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Ulster University’s Fine Arts graduates to re-open the MAC

1 September 2020

Following the cancellation of the School of Art's much-anticipated end of year show, we are delighted that our graduates will now have the opportunity to display their final portfolios at a new exhibition in the MAC in Belfast.

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Corporate engagement case study: Allen & Overy

31 August 2020

Our strong collaboration with industry is reflected in our dynamic course portfolio, cutting edge research and world-class facilities. Here we explore the impact of the University's collaborative partnership with Allen & Overy.

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Courses

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Preparing for the new academic year at Ulster

5 August 2020

Do you know someone coming to Ulster this September? Or perhaps you’re returning for further study and wondering what the new year will look like.

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Partnerships

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The Impact of Scholarships on Class of 2020 Graduates

30 July 2020

Some of our new graduates who were awarded corporate and graduate-funded scholarships during their degree discuss the impact they have had on their studies and the opportunities they have created.

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Civic Contribution

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Graduate Merchandise Sales Fund Learning Packs for Local Schools

28 June 2020

Ulster University supports local primary schools in Causeway Coast and Glens area through production learning resources.

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Awards and Prizes

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Celebrations and Support for Class of 2020

25 June 2020

As the academic year draws to a close, we share how the University plans to celebrate and support the graduating Class of 2020, given restrictions on ceremonies and a challenging employment market that lies ahead.

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Civic Contribution

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Ulster University Raises Funds to Fuel Education at Home

18 June 2020

A look at how Ulster University's support for schools during COVID-19 pandemic has impacted pupils most in need.

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Courses

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Discount for Alumni Interested in Postgraduate Study

10 June 2020

Did you know that as an Ulster University graduate, you could be eligible for a 10% discount in course fees for many of our postgraduate courses?

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Take Part in UU5K Challenge

5 June 2020

Sign up for the challenge and help Ulster University support COVID-19 testing.

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Research

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Ulster Plays Important Role in COVID Research

20 May 2020

Ulster University experts are tackling the Covid-19 pandemic from every angle, and leveraging global partnership networks to support the local, national and international response.

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Partnerships

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Santander Universities Support Local Schools and Graduates

10 May 2020

Ulster University and Santander Universities provide vital support to graduates and local communities who need it the most.

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A Welcome from Eddie Friel

1 May 2020

A word from Eddie Friel, Director of Development and Alumni Relations.

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