Civic Contribution

CitiSpire - Female Student Mentorship Program

Citi will offer a unique mentorship opportunity with successful female technologists. A 6-month programme which will offer mentoring, support, guidance, and practical advice to female students studying degrees in Computing & Engineering.

Cystic Fibrosis Study Buddy

Looking for an opportunity to practically help patients and experience working with healthcare professionals to promote patient self healthcare management. This activity is for you!

Disaster Risk Reduction: meeting community needs

Students are introduced to the concept of ‘disaster’ and ‘disaster risk reduction’. Students will be asked to consider disaster risks in their own community/region and relate this to selected disasters in the developing world.

Employment Law and Practice

The Ulster University Law Clinic/Social Justice @ Magee, provides student led pro bono advice and assistance in the area of employment law.

Enhancing Graduate Qualities Through Reflective Learning in Practice

First year students undertaking this activity will address a number of graduate qualities across four constructs with a view to developing in these areas whilst undertaking their first practice learning experience.

Residential Life-enhancing life in the Halls of Residence

This activity will involve workshops developing skills and awareness of residential accommodation, health and safety and conflict mediation/resolution.

GymFUN Coach Leadership Programme

The GymFUN (gymnastics) Coach Leadership Programme aims to provide opportunities for Ulster students coaches.

GymFUN Mentoring Programme

The UU GymFUN Mentoring programme aims to provide opportunities for Ulster students and aspiring physical education teachers/professional sports coaches.

Hungry in Halls

The purpose of this EDGE activity is to develop your skills and awareness of the needs of students who have moved away from home for the first time and lack the confidence and ability to cook and budget for themselves.

Introduction to Social Security Benefits

These sessions provide student learners with a background in social security law in NI and GB (Open to Law and Social Work students)

Law society for NI, Client Counselling Competition

This activity will help Law students gain invaluable experience and insights. Participants will understand and articulate the aims and functions of the area of law under consideration.

Legal research gathering services for Family Mediation NI

A student will be tasked with providing desk research, essentially a literature review of relevant, pertinent, academic peer-reviewed material for Family Mediation NI, to assist them in their future development and progress.

Mentoring Young Looked After Children with Educational Support

Open to Social Work students, this mentoring initiative benefits the student, as it affords essential life and career experience in a relevant field thereby enhancing knowledge and experiential learning and improving future learning and career opportunities.

Riverside Youth Theatre Assistant

Riverside Youth Theatre Assistants are responsible for supporting a positive, safe and encouraging environment for children and young people to develop and flourish creatively. This position is suited to an enthusiastic person with a demonstrable interest in working with children & young people.

School Ambassador Scheme

School Ambassadors represent Ulster University at various events and recruitment activities involving their former schools. They help promote Ulster University by engaging with school pupils, teachers and parents in sharing their first-hand experiences of life at Ulster, including social and academic aspects. School Ambassadors are relied upon as experts in their former school by the Market Engagement team, and assist the University recruit prospective students.

Sports Outreach Sport For LIFE Programme

The Sport for LIFE programme is a London 2012 Inspire Mark programme which seeks to engage P5 children from the most disadvantaged schools in Northern Ireland in a physical activity and health intervention.

Computing & Engineering Students- STEM Ambassador

Volunteering as a STEM Ambassador is your chance to promote your skills to young learners, actively encourage them to enjoy STEM subjects, and inform them about the unique career opportunities that are available to them.

STEM Ambassador Programme

The STEM Ambassador Program is a UK-wide initiative and FREE of CHARGE service to schools and youth groups, which aims to encourage young people to have an interest in studying and following a career in STEM subjects.

Royal College of Nursing Student Ambassador

The Nursing Student Ambassador will work with their university to promote the interests of nursing students. By being involved in the recruitment and retention of student RCN members and other Student Ambassadors.

Student Mentor in Communication and Counselling Studies

Year 2 and Year 3 communication and counselling students will provide mentoring for year 1 students to facilitate the integration of year 1 students into university life.

Business Students - Take Up challenge

This project is a 6 week programme to develop entrepreneurial spirit, confidence, communication skills and team building in primary school children whilst raising their aspirations to pursue a university education.

Exploring Counselling in Action

Therapeutic Communication and Counselling Studies students will explore the application of counselling in professional contexts through visits to two-three counselling agencies.

Tutoring in Schools

Tutoring in Schools (TIS) is a widening access and participation programme that places Ulster University students in targeted primary, secondary or special needs schools within Northern Ireland to undertake a school-identified project. It provides students, as an Ulster University ambassador, with a placement opportunity to work on a school-based project, enhancing the student experience and supporting development of a wider personal professional skill set, including self-confidence, communication and transferable skills, as well as giving something back to the local community.

Voluntary Sports Coaching in the Community

Student completes a National Governing Body Coaching Qualification which is at a level that allows student to coach independently. This must be from a National Governing Body of Sport which is affiliated to either Sport Northern Ireland or the Irish Sports Council.

Volunteer with External Organisation

Many students volunteer externally – with not-for-profit organisations such as a community group or registered charity public sector body.

School of Nursing - Volunteering Initiative

This activity seeks to recognise the learning achieved by students who have the opportunity to engage with health related organisations and service users through volunteering.