We are Ulster University, and these are our stories.

We are Ulster University, and these are our stories.

We are pioneering, challenging and brave.

Meet third year student Ben Malone who is pursuing his childhood dream of becoming a paramedic. Immersed in simulated and on the job practical learning, Ben is embracing the role of being a paramedic alongside expert mentors, and thoroughly enjoying his student experience at Derry ~ Londonderry.

Where culture meets character

“Studying at the Derry ~ Londonderry Campus is absolutely fantastic. It's where old meets new and where culture meets character.”

Ben Malone

Student Paramedic

Watch Ben's Story

The Campus

The friendly village atmosphere of our Derry ~ Londonderry campus offers an intimate learning environment in the heart of Northern Ireland’s second city, Derry~Londonderry. Located in the North West of Northern Ireland and a short distance from County Donegal, Derry~Londonderry is ideally situated for exploring some of Ireland’s most dramatic landscapes.

Ongoing investment has provided state-of-the-art teaching, research and support facilities for students and staff.

Teaching strengths on campus include business, cinematic arts, Irish, music, drama, computing, engineering, nursing and law.

View tour of Derry ~ Londonderry campus

Getting to campus

Highly accessible by sustainable transport.

  • By Bus

    Travel to Derry~Londonderry Campus has recently improved with the launch of Foyle Metro's new zero-emission vehicles and contactless ticketing. The all-new Foyle Metro electric bus service makes Derry~Londonderry one of the first cities in the UK and Ireland to operate a fully zero emission urban bus service.

    The Contactless ticketing on Foyle Metro services means that you can buy your bus ticket from the driver using your debit/credit card or smart device.

    The Foyle Metro single fare is £1.80 and the Foyle Metro mLink Day Ticket is £2.10 giving unlimited day travel on Foyle Metro services and is a great value option if you are making several journeys during the day.

    The Foyle Street Bus station, just 1km away, connects to Derry~Londonderry Campus with frequent bus services across the province and Republic of Ireland including Omagh, Strabane, Coleraine, Belfast and Dublin.

    You can also avail of bus services from the Foyle bus station to the campus with 15 bus services per hour at peak times (between 7am-9am) and 8 services per hour off-peak serving Magee campus.  The outbound bus services on Strand Road are 1a, 11a, 12a, 13a & 13b and inbound are 1a, 1b, 11a, 12a, 13a, 13b & 13c. The bus services operating outbound via Northland Road are 9a, 10a, 10b & 11b and inbound are 9a, 10a, 10b & 11b.

    The Goldline bus routes from the Foyle bus station connect to towns across the province and Republic of Ireland including Omagh, Strabane, Coleraine, Belfast and Dublin. including the following:

    • 212 / X212 Belfast – Toomebridge – Maghera – Claudy – Drumahoe – Derry/Londonderry Bus Centre
    • 234 - Ulster University Coleraine Campus – Coleraine – Limavady – Ballykelly – Eglinton – Derry/Londonderry Bus Centre
    • 273 - Belfast – Lurgan – Dungannon – Ballygawley – Omagh – Newtownstewart – Sion Mills – Strabane – Derry/Londonderry Bus Centre
    • X3 / X4 - Dublin City Bus Station – Armagh – Dungannon – Cookstown – Maghera – Ardee – Monaghan – Omagh – Strabane – Derry/Londonderry Bus Centre

    Translink are also offering an extension of the following services to the campus and Duncreggan Student Village during term time on a Sunday evening only:

    • 212 service departing Belfast at 1815, 1915, 2015 and 2115.
    • 273 service departing from Dungannon at 1810 & Omagh at 1900 and departing Dungannon at 1910& Omagh at 2000
  • By Train

    There is an hourly train service from Derry~Londonderry to Belfast with a free shuttle bus (2d) connecting the rail service from the Northwest Transport hub to the Foyle bus station.

    To check timetables and plan your next journey use the Translink journey planning app.

    Please note the rail connection service (2d) departing the Northwest Transport Hub at 2130 on a Sunday evening (term time only) connects to the campus and Duncreggan Student Village.

  • By Bike / Walking / Running

    If you live nearby, cycling, walking or running to campus is a sustainable and healthy option. There are advisory cycle routes along Strand Road connecting to the campus and 6 cycle parking locations throughout the campus, with a Cycle Hub located within the MG Building. Shower facilities are available in the sports centre, Block MG and Block MU.

    The Cycle Hub is access controlled, so staff and students should apply for access stating name and staff/student number by emailing carparks@ulster.ac.uk.

    Find out more about cycling to campus and our Cycle hubs

  • By Car Sharing

    We would encourage you to consider carsharing with your fellow students or colleagues. Sharing rides not only reduces your carbon footprint but also helps you save on fuel and parking costs.

    Staff and students can avail of the university car sharing permit.

    Ulster University is also a member of Liftshare, which is a flexible platform that helps connect staff who want to share car journeys. You don’t need to have a car to get started as you can register as a passenger.

    Join Ulster University’s Car Share Community

    Please note that the main campus car parks at Derry~Londonderry campus can experience high demand at various times and there is nearby off-road parking available at the university car park on Duncreggan Road

SafeZone on campus

SafeZone on campus

Emergency contacts

On campus: Extension 22222
Off campus: 028 70123456


SafeZone is a free app that connects you to the University security team 24/7 if you ever need urgent help, first aid or if you have an emergency while on campus.

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Derry ~ Londonderry Accommodation

Enjoy student life in one of Europe's most vibrant cities.

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Student Wellbeing

At Student Wellbeing we provide many services to help students through their time at Ulster University.

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Derry~Londonderry facilities

Our facilities in Derry~Londonderry cater for many sports ranging from archery to volleyball, and are open to students and members...