Developing Your Future

Developing Your Future

Ulster University Business School collaborates with diverse local and international employers, offering high-quality placements for undergraduates and postgraduates.

We enhance future employability by integrating academic knowledge with real-world practical skills in the workplace.

Student Benefits

Discover the benefits of a placement:

  • Enhance industry skills
  • experience personal growth
  • build a robust professional network
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Business Benefits

Unlock business value with an Ulster placement student:

  • Tap into innovative solutions
  • advance projects with university expertise
  • access a talent pool
  • provide growth opportunities for both potential and existing employees
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Work Placement Case Studies

Allen & Overy

Join Ewan Glenny, student at Ulster University and Jane Boyle, Head of HR Services at Allen & Overy (Belfast) to discover the mutual benefits of work placements for learners and employers.

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Hastings Hotels

Aisling Vallely, an Ulster University student, and Andy McNeill, General Manager at The Europa Hotel share their insights on the benefits of industry placements for both students and employers.

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Bites by Rose

Bites by Rose

After enrolling on Ulster University’s new Enterprise Placement Year, Rose McGuigan, 3rd year Consumer Management and Food Innovation student, is pursuing her dream by opening ‘Bites by Rose’ - a bespoke baking business in her hometown of Cushendall.

“I have always loved baking, so the Enterprise Placement Year has presented me with the perfect opportunity to make my dream come true; and the fact that I can provide people in my local community with products they love and are keen to purchase is an added bonus.”

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Get in Touch

Contact Us

For further information on our degree programmes and placement process, please contact the Ulster University Business School Placement Team:

  • Dr Lynne Tinkler
  • Karen Beattie
  • Karen Forsythe
  • Judith Buick
  • Matthew MacHugh
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