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ActiveFitSporty Leadership

  School of Sport

  Career Planning   Volunteering

What you'll do

This leadership programme will take Sports students on a journey to gain a better understanding of yourself and gain skills to help you grow and develop as a leader

Architectural Technology Placement Preparation Module

  Belfast School of Architecture and the Built Environment

  Work Experience

What you'll do

This module is taken by Year 2 Architectural Technology students at the Jordanstown campus. It includes activities which are aimed at enhancing students employability skills and preparing them for the world of work.

BCC: Belfast Enterprise Academy

  Enterprise   External Activities

What you'll do

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.

Building Online Editing and Creative Writing Skills

  School of Arts and Humanities

  Communicating and Presenting

What you'll do

1st and 2nd year Students will be encouraged to develop a portfolio of writing on various social media platforms which demonstrates their skills in creative and critical writing.

Building Your Future (Construction Engineering & Management)

  Belfast School of Architecture and the Built Environment

  Career Planning

What you'll do

This activity is open to Construction Engineering & Management students and is achieved through completing twenty hours of engagement with your course team initiatives and meetings with your academic mentor.

Business Taxation in Ireland

  Department of Global Business and Enterprise

What you'll do

The workshop will introduce students to business taxation in the Republic of Ireland. Students will work through a simulated business case study which will include elements of Irish Income Tax, VAT and Pay as You Earn (PAYE).

CALM

  Career Planning   Work Experience

What you'll do

This activity encourages you to identify and reflect the significant contribution to your university education that caring and managing within a home-based work experience provides.

Chartered Institute of Marketing Pitch Competition

  Department of Global Business and Enterprise

  Department of Management, Leadership and Marketing

  Communicating and Presenting   External Activities

What you'll do

The Pitch is a nationwide competition designed by The Chartered Institute of Marketing to recognise and reward the marketing talent of the future.

CHERP Learning Partner

  Mentoring

What you'll do

Support teaching staff at Ulster facilitate new creative teaching methods and emerging technologies in their practice.

Civil Engineering Student Membership Scheme

  Belfast School of Architecture and the Built Environment

  External Activities   Networking

What you'll do

This activity recognises students who have maximised the opportunities afforded to them by student membership of the professional bodies and used the resources to develop and enhance their employability.

Client Care Skills

  School of Law

  School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences

  External Activities   Work Experience   Volunteering

What you'll do

Open to Law and Social Work students this training will help students to develop essential client care skills from the initial interview stage, to discussing a client's legal requirements.

Client Care Skills (open to Law and Social Work students)

  School of Law

  School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences

What you'll do

This activity provides students with a good opportunity to understand what clients want; the importance of informed decision making; note taking; professional conduct and ethics.

Coleraine Cornfield Biodiversity Project

  School of Geography and Environmental Sciences

  External Activities

What you'll do

The Cornfield Project aims to transform a piece of unused urban land into woodland, wildflower areas, environmental project trails, bird / bat boxes, nature zones and outdoor teaching facilities.

Continuum (Belfast School of Art)

  Belfast School of Art

What you'll do

The CONTINUUM Project involved students in the digital curation and investigation of artworks from the University's Art Collection displayed across the Belfast campus.

Course Rep

  Communicating and Presenting   Mentoring   UUSU   Volunteering   Problem solving

What you'll do

Course Reps are an important link between the students and staff on your course. Get EDGE accreditation for your role as Course Rep by completing at least 1 training session and relevant documentation.

Crowdfunding

What you'll do

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.

Cultural Awareness

  Future Skills   Global Leadership

What you'll do

As cultures become more diverse so does the workplace. This activity will help students understand the importance of diversity in the workplace and the many benefits it brings.

Cystic Fibrosis Study Buddy

  Belfast School of Art

  School of Biomedical Sciences

  School of Health Sciences

  School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

  School of Medicine

  Communicating and Presenting   External Activities   Volunteering   Problem solving

What you'll do

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!

Design your career journey

  Career Planning   Future Skills

What you'll do

This activity, with the help of 1-1 support, will help students to visually identify and articulate their own career goals and ambitions.

Developing Lifelong Literacy Skills

  Communicating and Presenting

What you'll do

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.

Disaster Risk Reduction

  School of Nursing

What you'll do

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.

Education and Drama in Healthcare

  School of Arts and Humanities

  School of Nursing

What you'll do

Nursing students in year 3 and Drama students in year 2 will explore the use of drama in healthcare education and patient care.

Employability Skills Diary

  School of Arts and Humanities

What you'll do

Third year History students audit and record activities on their dissertation which have an employability element. These activities include being able to work with minimum supervision, punctuality, consultation, presentation skills both verbal and written.

Employer Insight Programme

  Career Planning   External Activities   Future Skills   Networking   Work Experience

What you'll do

Ulster University works with a range of organisations to provide Employer Insight experiences for students over the Easter and summer break.

Employment Law and Practice

  School of Law

  Magee campus

What you'll do

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

Engage with Ulster-Scots Literature, Language, Heritage and Culture

  School of Arts and Humanities

  Communicating and Presenting   External Activities

What you'll do

This activity enables studenta to enhance their understanding of Ulster-Scots literature, language, heritage and culture.

English and Poetry Society (open to English students)

  School of Arts and Humanities

What you'll do

Contribute to the organisation, running and administration of a society for English students interested in creative writing.

Enhancing Graduate Qualities

  School of Nursing

  Career Planning   Future Skills

What you'll do

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.

Enhancing life in the Halls of Residence

What you'll do

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

Event Participation with Special Olympics Ulster

  Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management

What you'll do

Special Olympics Ulster is an organisation which provides a sports training and competition programme for children and adults with an intellectual disability.

Excel Skills Development

  Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

What you'll do

A workshop to help Accounting, Finance & Economics Students gain a better understanding of how Excel are used within any accounting and professional services sector.

Excel Software Workshop

  Department of Global Business and Enterprise

What you'll do

The aim of this workshop is to increase the employability prospects of students in the Department of Global Business & Enterprise by giving them practical experience of the use of Excel.

Exploring Counselling in Action

  School of Communication and Media

What you'll do

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

External Training Course Accreditation

  External Activities

What you'll do

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 Skills Masterclasses

  Career Planning   Communicating and Presenting   Digital Presence   Future Skills   Global Leadership   Problem solving

What you'll do

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.

Geography Ambassadors Scheme

  School of Geography and Environmental Sciences

What you'll do

The prestigious Geography Ambassador scheme runs across the UK each year. This is a unique opportunity for students to take part in while gaining excellent employability skills.

Geospatial Programming Skills

  School of Geography and Environmental Sciences

What you'll do

School of Geography and Environmental Science students can develop programming or scripting skills through online courses such as MOOCs or the Esri Virtual Campus.

Global Buddy Scheme

  Global Leadership   Mentoring

What you'll do

Our Global Buddy scheme is a mentoring scheme where we match new international students to existing Ulster students to support their transition to a new culture, environment and learning experience.

Global Network Connections

  Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management

  Career Planning   External Activities   Networking

What you'll do

The Food Matters Live virtual experience will provide students with an engaging and inclusive opportunity to imagine, learn, connect and to explore dynamic food-related research.

Google Ads Certification (Display, Search and Measurement)

  Department of Management, Leadership and Marketing

  External Activities   Future Skills

What you'll do

Ads certification is a professional accreditation that Google offers to individuals who demonstrate proficiency in basic and advanced aspects of Google Ads.

Google Analytics for Beginners and Advanced Google Analytics

  Department of Management, Leadership and Marketing

  External Activities   Future Skills

What you'll do

Google Analytics for Beginners and Advanced Google Analytics shows new users how to create an account, implement tracking code, and set up data filters.

Google Digital Garage: Career Development

  School of Communication and Media

  Digital Presence   Future Skills

What you'll do

This activity is open to Interactive Media and Communication, Advertising and Marketing students.

Google Digital Garage: Data and Tech

  School of Communication and Media

  Digital Presence   Future Skills

What you'll do

This activity is open to Interactive Media and Communication, Advertising and Marketing students.

Google Digital Garage: Digital Marketing

  School of Communication and Media

  Digital Presence   Future Skills

What you'll do

This activity is open to Interactive Media & Communication, Advertising and Marketing students.

Google Digital Garage: Promote a Business with Content Career Development Activity

  Department of Global Business and Enterprise

  Enterprise   Digital Presence   Future Skills   Magee campus

What you'll do

Students who complete Marketing as either a major or minor component of their Undergraduate degree are eligible to take part.

GymFUN Coach Leadership Programme

  School of Sport

  External Activities   Mentoring

What you'll do

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

GymFUN Mentoring Programme

  School of Sport

  External Activities   Mentoring

What you'll do

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

Hackathon

  School of Computing

  School of Computing, Engineering and Intelligent Systems

  External Activities   Problem solving

What you'll do

Delivered by sector leaders a Hackathon provides students with an opportunity to participate in a collaborative code challenge over a short period of time and learn from sector leaders and peers.

History Ambassadors

  School of Arts and Humanities

What you'll do

The activity will include making contact with the school, at least one visit, preparing and presenting a brief presentation, and writing a reflective report on their positive experiences and the transferrable skills they have acquired and augmented.

Hungry in Halls

  Volunteering

What you'll do

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.

Imagine Cup Competition

  School of Computing

  School of Computing, Engineering and Intelligent Systems

  External Activities   Future Skills   Problem solving

What you'll do

Imagine Cup is a global competition that empowers the next generation of computer science students to team up and use their creativity, passion and knowledge of technology to create applications that shape how we live, work and play.

Improve Your Presentation Skills

  Communicating and Presenting   Future Skills

What you'll do

Access expert advice and 1-1 coaching to improve your presentation skills.

International Placements & Internships

  Future Skills   Global Leadership

What you'll do

Through our Go Global work-based learning opportunities, students will develop the independence, autonomy and professional skills to succeed in the global workplace. This activity is for international internships and placements that are 8-52 weeks in duration.

Introduction to Social Security Benefits

  School of Law

What you'll do

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

Irish Student Consulting Group

  Department of Global Business and Enterprise

  Department of Management, Leadership and Marketing

  Enterprise   External Activities   Future Skills   Networking   Work Experience   Problem solving

What you'll do

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.

Law society Competition

  School of Law

  External Activities

What you'll do

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.

Law society for NI, Client Counselling Competition

  School of Law

  Communicating and Presenting   External Activities   Networking   Work Experience   Problem solving

What you'll do

Students are provided with a brief memorandum on a legal matter which they must research. They must also engage with client care directions provided by the Law Society of NI.

Legal Internships

  School of Law

  Networking   Work Experience   Problem solving

What you'll do

A student will be tasked with providing research, advice, drafting and representation for a range of law firms, voluntary and statutory organisations, to assist them in their future development and progress.

Legal research for Family Mediation NI

  School of Law

  External Activities   Work Experience   Volunteering

What you'll do

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.

Linguistic Assessment and Interventions for Children in Movement (LAICIM)

  School of Communication and Media

  Work Experience   Volunteering

What you'll do

LAICIM is a collaborative project between Ulster University, Extern, and Conway Education Centre. It aims to provide an opportunity for young people who are refugees and immigrants in Northern Ireland (children in movement), to experience a rich English language learning environment through targeted language assessment and intervention. Ulster volunteers with a background in linguistics can take part in this activity.

LinkedIn Learning for EDGE

  Career Planning   Digital Presence   Future Skills

What you'll do

Students will select 2 LinkedIn Learning courses (minimum duration of 10 hours). After completion of the courses students will submit their completion certificates and be accredited with an EDGE activity.

Luach Breise (‘Added Value’)

  School of Arts and Humanities

  Work Experience

What you'll do

This is a unique opportunity for full-time students to gain work experience through work-based learning.

Makaton Foundation Workshop

What you'll do

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.

Marketing Institute of Ireland Pitch Competition

  Department of Global Business and Enterprise

  Communicating and Presenting   Enterprise   External Activities

What you'll do

This Pitch is a competition were students are asked to reflect upon the Future of Work for Marketing Graduates.

Media and Events Volunteering in Sport

  School of Communication and Media

  Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management

  Department of Management, Leadership and Marketing

  External Activities   Volunteering

What you'll do

This activity offers students studying, or with an interest in, journalism, media, marketing or event management an opportunity to expand their portfolio.

Media Buddy Scheme

  School of Communication and Media

What you'll do

Students from the School of Communication and Media often play an informal advice giving and mentoring role via open events and induction sessions.

Mentoring Young Looked After Children with Educational Support(My Laces)

  School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences

  External Activities   Mentoring   Volunteering

What you'll do

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.

Mind Your Mood - Mental Fitness

What you'll do

This activity is achieved through completing twenty hours of engagement with Mental Health initiatives through Student Support, Mind Your Mood and UUSU.

Mind Your Mood Ambassador

What you'll do

The Mind Your Mood Ambassador programme aims to establish a network of student champions that promote positive mental health in Ulster University.

Mind Your Mood Ambassador

What you'll do

This programme aims to establish a network of student champions that promote positive mental health in Ulster University, their courses, teams, clubs and societies, as well as the wider community.

Mooting Mentoring and Training

  School of Law

What you'll do

Student(s) will prepare materials for training and engage with other students in preparation for participation in external Moot Court competitions on behalf of Ulster University.

Multi-Camera Television Production: Studio and Location

  School of Communication and Media

  Communicating and Presenting   Future Skills   Work Experience

What you'll do

Screen Production students engage with various aspects of multi camera projects

NICE Student Champion

  School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

  Communicating and Presenting   Mentoring

What you'll do

This programme provides pharmacy students with an opportunity to build skills in finding best practice in health and social care, and to develop their teaching and presenting skills through sharing this knowledge with their fellow students.

NIUAS – Flying & Leadership Development Programme (Module 1)

  Future Skills   Global Leadership

What you'll do

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.

NIUAS – Flying & Leadership Development Programme (Module 2)

  Future Skills   Global Leadership

What you'll do

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.

Nutrition Communication - The Importance of Effective Communication for the Promotion of Health

  School of Biomedical Sciences

What you'll do

The lecture on "Nutrient Functions & Health Benefits: Communication to and through Health Influencers" will explain how Health Influencers Communication Programming can be done.

Outreach perspective

  School of Nursing

What you'll do

Nursing students have opportunities within the course to participate and represent the School of Nursing at research exercises, curriculum design, outreach and marketing events and induction sessions.

PANI Advertising Competition

  Belfast School of Art

  School of Communication and Media

  Communicating and Presenting   External Activities   Future Skills

What you'll do

Only open to BSc Com, Ad and Marketing and BDEs Graphic Design and Illustration. Students from the School of Communication and School of Art and Design form cross-disciplinary teams, are assigned to a mentor ad agency.

Participation in the ‘Young People as Educators’ project.

What you'll do

There are two main initiatives to this project both involving young people in contact with the criminal justice system and social work students from the Magee campus.

PASS

  School of Law

  Belfast School of Architecture and the Built Environment

  School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

  School of Psychology

What you'll do


PASS is a teaching initiative derived from the American model of Supplemental Instruction (SI), which involves using senior students (PASS leaders) to facilitate group learning in modules you have successfully completed.

PASS (Skills 2)

  School of Law

  School of Psychology

What you'll do

The rationale behind these modules is to train you in the basic elements of PASS, thereby enabling you to facilitate study sessions for groups of lower year students in a non-threatening environment.

Peer Assisting in Practice within the Model Pharmacy

What you'll do

Enhance your employability by supporting your peers.

Peer Facilitation and Feedback

What you'll do

'Preparation for Practice Learning' Module is a pre-requisite module which must be successfully completed prior to social work students commencing their first work based placement.

Peer Mentoring (Hospitality & Tourism Management students)

What you'll do

Second year students of IHM(6109) and CAM (6110) of their UG degree mentor the incoming first year student transitioning from school for period of one academic year.

Peer Mentorship in Health Sciences

What you'll do

This activity is open to year 2 and year 3 students. Year 3 students must have completed this activity by March in their final year in order to apply for the EDGE award.

Peer Support for Biomedical Science students (placement)

  School of Biomedical Sciences

  Mentoring   Work Experience

What you'll do

Connecting final year students who have completed placement with placement seeking Year 2 students.

Peer Support for IBMS Certificate of Competence Portfolio

What you'll do

Final year returning students who have completed their IBMS Portfolio give a lecture to the second year class.

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Student Ambassador

What you'll do

Students will engage in outreach activities, which will assist in promotion of the programmes within the school and in informing prospective students and their parents and teachers.

Physical activity and exercise laboratory research skills work experience

What you'll do

This activity is open to sports and psychology students. This activity will enable up to four 2nd year students accrue a minimum of 20 hours’ work experience in a physical activity/exercise research laboratory.

Policy Lab

What you'll do

Students will complete tasks including, searching the university archives/library (& externally) for documents and memorabilia pertaining to the founding of the University in the 1960s.

PR Student Blog

  School of Communication and Media

  Communicating and Presenting   Digital Presence

What you'll do

An 'Ulster PR Student Blog' has been created on WordPress, the content for which will be largely written by students from any year group in the School of Communication across a number of UG programmes which have a public relations component.

Pre Placement Portfolio (Hospitality and Tourism Management)

What you'll do

This is an enrichment activity taken by Year 2 HTM students at Belfast and Coleraine campuses. It aims to: enhance students’ knowledge and understanding of the work environment and provide them with the opportunity to develop employability skills.

Preparation for the Year Abroad Experience

What you'll do

This activity is perfect for students considering and preparing for a year abroad.

Psyching Teams: Providing psychological skills support to endurance activity participants

What you'll do

This activity will enable year 2 and final year students to provide practical psychological skills to support to participants in endurance exercise activities.

PwC 11 month business placement

What you'll do

An 11 month placement for students who need to complete a placement as part of their degree.

PwC Talent Academy

  External Activities   Future Skills   Work Experience

What you'll do

In the Talent Academy you'll engage with your chosen business area to gain a greater understanding of their work and how we add value to our clients.

PwC Tech Academy

  School of Computing

  School of Computing, Engineering and Intelligent Systems

  External Activities   Future Skills   Work Experience   Problem solving

What you'll do

This vacancy is aimed primarily at those with a passion for Technology. You'll spend time shadowing members of our team working on high-profile projects.

PwC Women in Business

  Career Planning   External Activities   Mentoring   Networking   Work Experience

What you'll do

Professional services to get an insight into the opportunities available at PwC.

Quantitative Research Skills Peer Mentoring

What you'll do

Level 6 students will provide support and encouragement to Level 5 students on the Quantitative Research Methods module.

Recruitment Event Ambassadors

What you'll do

This EDGE activity is designed to foster partnerships between the undergraduate students in the School of Geography and Environmental Sciences and school departments in Northern Ireland and Ireland.

Riverside Youth Theatre Assistant

  Work Experience   Coleraine campus

What you'll do

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.

Sage Accounting Software Workshop

  Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

  Department of Global Business and Enterprise

What you'll do

The aim of this workshop is to increase the employability prospects of business and accounting students by giving them practical experience of the use of the Sage accounting software package.

School Ambassador Scheme

  Communicating and Presenting

What you'll do

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.

School, Department or Faculty Rep

  Communicating and Presenting   Mentoring   UUSU   Volunteering

What you'll do

School/Department Reps and Faculty Reps are experienced Course Reps who have taken on the extra responsibility for your whole School/Department or Faculty.

Science Ethics & Debates

  School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences

  Communicating and Presenting

What you'll do

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.

Securing Graduate Employment

  Career Planning

What you'll do

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.

Self-Awareness and Reflection

  Career Planning   Future Skills

What you'll do

This activity encourages students to utilise a suite of online self-assessments to help them understand their motivations, preferences and values.

Selling in Unique Art & Design Shop

  Belfast School of Art

  Enterprise

What you'll do

Selling your work in Unique Art & Design shop provides the opportunity to conduct customer testing and market research on new designs, products and themes.

Sentinus Student Mentor

  School of Geography and Environmental Sciences

  External Activities   Mentoring

What you'll do

This is an opportunity to motivate school pupils about environmental challenges across the world such as plastic pollution to carbon emissions. You will act as a STEM Mentor for Sentinus which is a leading educational charity.

Short term International Work Experience & Volunteering

  Global Leadership

What you'll do

Through our Go Global work-based learning opportunities, students will develop the independence, autonomy and professional skills to succeed in the global workplace.

Short Term Work Placements

  Work Experience

What you'll do

Ulster students undertake work placements in a variety of sectors during their time at University. For the experience to be EDGE eligible, the work experience must be in addition to the students degree programme.

Skills for your Future

  Career Planning   Digital Presence   Future Skills

What you'll do

This two-hour webinar focuses on the Future of Work in an ever-changing labour market.

Social Work Individual Practice Development Days

  School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences

  Career Planning

What you'll do

The NISCC Requirements for Practice Learning (Revised August 2010) specify that there are 15 days to be used for individual practice development.

SPIT Project Recruitment

  School of Biomedical Sciences

  School of Health Sciences

  School of Nursing

  School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

  School of Psychology

  Volunteering

What you'll do

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.

STEM Ambassador

  School of Engineering

  School of Computing

  School of Computing, Engineering and Intelligent Systems

  Mentoring

What you'll do

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

  School of Engineering

  School of Computing

  School of Computing, Engineering and Intelligent Systems

  School of Biomedical Sciences

  School of Geography and Environmental Sciences

What you'll do

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.

Steps to Securing Graduate Employment

  Career Planning

What you'll do

The aim of this activity is to provide guidance and advice for final year undergraduates to secure that crucial interview and to perform at interview so that you gain the graduate level job that you want.

Student Ambassador

  School of Communication and Media

What you'll do

This scheme has been set up to formally record and acknowledge the excellent work in promotion, information-giving, and support activities that many of our students undertake in relation to their programmes.

Student Ambassador (Nursing)

  School of Nursing

What you'll do

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 Leadership Team

  School of Sport

What you'll do

The Student Leadership Team is a student-driven initiative aimed to enhance the relationship between students and staff through working together on various sporting initiatives, whilst increasing the overall student experience and the successes of the School of Sport.

Student Mentor

  School of Communication and Media

What you'll do

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.

Student Mentor and Curriculum Collaborator

  School of Computing, Engineering and Intelligent Systems

What you'll do

Student undergraduates will act as mentors to students of a lower year group.

Student participation in CIPR/PRCA

  School of Communication and Media

  External Activities   Networking

What you'll do

All students registered on the Communications Advertising and Marketing and Communication Management and Public Relations degrees are eligible for student membership of the CIPR/PRCA.

Student-Alumni eMentoring Programme

  Career Planning   Future Skills   Mentoring   Networking

What you'll do

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.

Students Union

  UUSU   Volunteering

What you'll do

To be responsible for a Sports Union Club or Students’ Union affiliated Society in a leadership role (i.e. as Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer etc.).

Studiosity Peer Mentoring

  Mentoring   Volunteering

What you'll do

Deliver One to One Peer Mentoring to first year undergraduate students at Course and Module Level.

Study Abroad Programmes

  Future Skills   Global Leadership   Work Experience

What you'll do

Through our Go Global study abroad and cultural awareness programmes, students will develop the independence, autonomy and professional skills to succeed in the global workplace.

SUssed Squad

  UUSU

What you'll do

Participants will be required to complete a short piece of work on their experience as a member of the SUssed Squad.

Tech Talk

  School of Computing

  School of Computing, Engineering and Intelligent Systems

  Future Skills

What you'll do

In computing, local companies are eager to deliver guest lectures to students on a range of software and technology topics and this has been ongoing at module level over a number of years.

The Literacy Connection (TLC)

  School of Psychology

  External Activities   Mentoring   Volunteering

What you'll do

Could you help increase primary age pupils’ motivation to read, and to raise aspirations and explore strategies that foster student’s willingness to read and reading for pleasure, then get involved in The Literacy Connection project.

The Student Show - Podcast Volunteer

  Communicating and Presenting   UUSU   Volunteering

What you'll do

Get EDGE accreditation and be part of a development team that will design, deliver and evaluate 'The Student Show' podcast on a weekly basis.

The Wellbeing Garden

  UUSU   Volunteering

What you'll do

This activity is achieved through completing at least 20 hours of engagement with the UUSU Wellbeing Garden. Participants will have gained knowledge of sustainable food systems, social enterprises, and the importance of healthy living and wellbeing.

Ulster University Choir Membership

  Networking   Volunteering

What you'll do

Building teamwork/leadership capacity via membership and participation of the various activities of the Ulster University Choir

Ulster University Ensemble & Developing Enterprise Capability

  School of Arts and Humanities

  Future Skills

What you'll do

Developing enterprise capacity via membership of the Ulster University Ensemble which enhances enterprise skills and develops commercial awareness for freelance work.

UOTC LDP Module 1

  Global Leadership

What you'll do

The Leadership Development Programme Module 1 provides theoretical and practical leadership training coupled with supporting life skills and experiences.

UOTC LDP Module 2

  Global Leadership

What you'll do

Leadership Development Programme Module 2 providing theoretical and practical leadership training coupled with supporting life skills and experiences.

UOTC- LiP

  External Activities   Future Skills   Global Leadership

What you'll do

This certified course, is open to 1st & 2nd years of all subjects. It comprises of 6 modules consisting of a mix of interactive classroom based sessions and enjoyable practical exercises.

Upskilling for the Nursing Profession

  School of Nursing

  Future Skills

What you'll do

Nursing students undertake a range of additional preparation, education and training throughout the programme which is not directly linked to module assessment.

Using a video CV to enhance graduate employability

  Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management

  Career Planning

What you'll do

Development of a paper CV with a complimentary video CV Students are required to develop a paper CV (no longer than two pages) and a complimentary video CV (less than 120 seconds).

Using Electronic Case Management Systems in Legal Practice

  School of Law

  Future Skills

What you'll do

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.

Using Electronic Case Management Systems in Legal Practice (open to Law and Social Work students)

  School of Law

  School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences

What you'll do

Electronic case management packages are increasingly common in legal practice. This training ensures that students become familiar with a file handling system that reduces processing time by allowing remote access, shared and simultaneous access.

UU Start

  Enterprise

What you'll do

UU Start: Kickstart your business idea - A Student and Graduate Enterprise Programme helping UU students launch their own business.

UU Start Up

  Enterprise   External Activities

What you'll do

Develop your own business idea and access expert support through UUStartUp, delivered by Young Enterprise.

UUSU Student Councillor

  UUSU   Volunteering

What you'll do

A student leader in the Students’ Union who has carried out a minimum of 30 hours volunteering over the course of an academic year to improve the student experience by gathering feedback, running campaigns and supporting the Campus VP Academic and Student Affairs.

Virtual Exchange Programme with St Petersburg College Florida

  School of Arts and Humanities

  Communicating and Presenting   Future Skills   Global Leadership

What you'll do

This Edge Activity will allow you to engage with the cultural exchange programme run by St Petersburg College Florida.

Voluntary Sports Coaching

  School of Sport

  External Activities   Mentoring   Volunteering

What you'll do

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.

Voluntary Sports Coaching in a UUSU Club

  External Activities   UUSU   Volunteering

What you'll do

The activity recognises the time and commitment a student gives to voluntarily (non-paid) sports coaching their club at Ulster University.

Volunteer Placement Scheme (BSc Communication and Counselling Studies)

  School of Communication and Media

  External Activities   Work Experience   Volunteering

What you'll do

In Year 2 of the BSc Communication and Counselling Studies, students will undertake a Voluntary Placement Scheme with Childline.

Volunteering Initiative

  School of Nursing

What you'll do

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.

Volunteering with External Organisations

  External Activities   UUSU   Volunteering

What you'll do

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

Work Experience Skills Builder

  External Activities   Work Experience

What you'll do

Get EDGE Award accreditation for your Part time job by learning about the skills you are developing and the evidence you are creating that will support your future job applications and interviews.

Year long placement

  Career Planning   Future Skills   Work Experience

What you'll do

If you are completing a Year long placement it automatically counts as an Ulster EDGE Award activity. If you are in final year it will show on your EDGE record in Nov/Dec of your final year.

Young Women’s Network Member

  Career Planning   External Activities   Mentoring   Networking

What you'll do

Be part of Northern Ireland’s largest and fastest growing business network for women.