Career & Skills Development
This programme provides mentoring to students who wish to set up their own business. It includes a 2 day business challenge, workshops, business planning sessions, minimum of 6 hours one to one mentoring and business visits.
Crowdfunding will require a student to have a great idea and to need funding for a piece of equipment or event. Students have successfully crowdfunded for a range of projects and through the completion of a log book you can also gain EDGE Award accreditation.
The development of a professional identity can support you with career planning in an era of digital disruption whilst improving your work experience and job prospects.
You will evaluate your information searching skills, and develop these through attendance at Library workshops, liaison with a designated subject librarian and a structured search plan. Details of your search journey will be presented along with evidence and a critical evaluation of the process.
If you have or are planning to engage in a training course outside of University then this activity will help you secure EDGE Award accreditation for this activity.
Future4UU enables you to engage with 9 different online skill development masterclasses. Complete 2 for EDGE Award accreditation. NB: Students can only claim one Future4UU EDGE activity by completing 2 escape rooms.
Access expert advice and 1-1 coaching to improve your presentation skills. Learn how to project yourself with confidence and maintain the attention of your audience.
ISCG membership provides students with a choice of projects to apply to, a wide network of similarly engaged and driven students, events, interviews, and recruitment opportunities.
This accredited activity helps students learn signs and symbols from stages 1-4 and the additional stage of the Makaton Core Vocabulary. This workshop is delivered through four modules and is both lecture and practical based.
Flying & Leadership Development Programme – Module 1 (Certified Participation in year 1 – NIUAS) providing theoretical and practical flying and leadership training coupled with supporting life skills and experiences and force development.
Flying & Leadership Development Programme - Module 2 (Certified Participation in year 2 - NIUAS) providing advanced theoretical and practical flying and leadership training coupled with supporting advanced life skills and experiences and force development.
Final year returning students who have completed their IBMS Portfolio give a lecture to the second year class.
The Science and Ethics project encourages students to consider the issues raised by scientific advances. Current topical issues will be selected from mainstream media, for example: genetically modified animals and crops, fracking, and euthanasia.
This activity is specifically for final year students and is the perfect activity for finalists looking to complete the EDGE Award and preparing for life after University.
So She Did is the University’s free programme that helps female students identify business opportunities, validate their ideas and start a side-hustle or new venture.
The Student Psychological Intervention Trial (SPIT), is a project being conducted at Ulster University as part of the WHO World Mental Health International College Student Initiative.
The Alumni Mentoring programme aims to match current students with an Ulster University graduate, someone with experience who can inspire and empower students to take control of their own careers, seek out opportunities for professional development and grow in self-confidence.
The Leadership Development Programme Module 1 provides theoretical and practical leadership training coupled with supporting life skills and experiences.
Leadership Development Programme Module 2 providing theoretical and practical leadership training coupled with supporting life skills and experiences.
Training students in electronic case management packages at undergraduate level helps develop a current and consistent approach to legal services, that will assist them in securing post graduate employment opportunities with law firms.