Subject Specific Opportunities
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.
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.
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).
The Pitch is a nationwide competition designed by The Chartered Institute of Marketing to recognise and reward the marketing talent of the future.
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.
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.
The CONTINUUM Project involved students in the digital curation and investigation of artworks from the University's Art Collection displayed across the Belfast campus.
The workshop approach to the delivery of this learning session will develop your ability to operate and manage effectively in a multicultural working environment.
Nursing students in year 3 and Drama students in year 2 will explore the use of drama in healthcare education and patient care.
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.
Contribute to the organisation, running and administration of a society for English students interested in creative writing.
Special Olympics Ulster is an organisation which provides a sports training and competition programme for children and adults with an intellectual disability.
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.
This activity is open to Interactive Media and Communication, Advertising and Marketing students.
This activity is open to Interactive Media and Communication, Advertising and Marketing students.
This activity is open to Interactive Media & Communication, Advertising and Marketing students.
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.
The initiative is designed to provide History students with an informal and welcoming space where they can raise issues or seek advice from their course reps on all matters relating to their degree.
Participants will organise and run the History Research Project Conference, at which their cohort will present on their project aims and approach, to History staff panels, supervision groups & interested Year 2 students.
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.
The simulator is designed for repeat student engagement to develop skills.
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.
This Pitch is a competition were students are asked to reflect upon the Future of Work for Marketing Graduates.
Students from the School of Communication and Media often play an informal advice giving and mentoring role via open events and induction sessions.
Successful completion and award of two or more Microsoft Technology Associate examinations.
This activity is achieved through completing twenty hours of engagement with Mental Health initiatives through Student Support, Mind Your Mood and UUSU.
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.
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.
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.
Enhance your employability by supporting your peers.
'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.
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.
Second year students are selected to act as peer mentors for all new first year students.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This activity is perfect for students considering and preparing for a year abroad.
The aim of this activity is to help prepare you for future placement, internships or study abroad opportunities and you are offered the opportunity to participate in a number of practical online activities
Level 6 students will provide support and encouragement to Level 5 students on the Quantitative Research Methods module.
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.
Selling your work in Unique Art & Design shop provides the opportunity to conduct customer testing and market research on new designs, products and themes.
Students will provide at least two hours input as peer facilitators providing direct input into seminars focusing on assessment and feedback.
'Student Buddies' will receive training in peer-mentoring and will hold (usually one-hour) support sessions with individual students from the year-group below them who have been identified, or who have self-identified, as needing/benefitting from mentoring and support.
The NISCC Requirements for Practice Learning (Revised August 2010) specify that there are 15 days to be used for individual practice development.
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.
Stratified Medicine are involved with marketing and a two day event being held as part of the NI Science Festival at Foyle Arena, Londonderry.
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 undergraduates will act as mentors to students of a lower year group.
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.
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.
Building teamwork/leadership capacity via membership and participation of the various activities of the Ulster University Choir
Developing enterprise capacity via membership of the Ulster University Ensemble which enhances enterprise skills and develops commercial awareness for freelance work.
Nursing students undertake a range of additional preparation, education and training throughout the programme which is not directly linked to module assessment.
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).
This Edge Activity will allow you to engage with the cultural exchange programme run by St Petersburg College Florida.
In Year 2 of the BSc Communication and Counselling Studies, students will undertake a Voluntary Placement Scheme with Childline.
Facilitate 2 hour welcome and induction workshop with new students in Week 1 as part of the induction schedule; Facilitate 1 hour slot around belonging and challenges of settling in with new First Years in Week 6-8.
There are a variety of workshops and project visits related to the Summer School theme over the ten days and you get the opportunity to link practice and theory in a more diverse way, and with people from all over Europe.