We know what you will have a number of questions in light of government decisions taken to cancel examinations and closure of the university campuses due to the impact of COVID-19.

Start Dates

On the basis of current information available, our start dates for programmes remain as published. We will continue to update you and this webpage as new information becomes available and decisions are made.

We hope that this information goes some way to addressing your questions and providing advice.

As new information comes to hand we will be updating these webpages so please check them regularly.

In this section

University Clearing 2020

Join us in September 2020.

Supporting the Safe return to Campus

As we look forward to the incoming academic year, the health and wellbeing of our staff, students, families and the wider community is our top priority. We are working hard to keep you safe.

Admissions Update

To ensure a consistent university admissions process for Northern Ireland, support the wellbeing of applicants and ensure they are fully informed, we will also immediately be moving to guarantee places by issuing unconditional offers to applicants, where appropriate.

Academic Year 2020/21

Information related to the Academic Year 2020/21 for Applicants to Ulster University.


We are still open for applications to courses starting September and January 2021.


Alternative arrangements for interviews have been made.


Confirmation of the current status on offers following government decision to cancel examinations.

International Applications

A range of useful information for International Applicants.

Applicants from Northern Ireland Regional Colleges

Latest information on our validated programmes.