Updates from Ulster University Business School


UUBS Investment Management Students Achievements Recognised
Awards and Prizes

UUBS Investment Management Students Achievements Recognised

Students on the BSc Finance & Investment Management and MSc Global Investment Management had their achievements recognised at the CISI annual dinner held in St. Anne’s Cathedral.

6 March 2019
Student Success at Management, Leadership and Marketing Awards
Awards and Prizes

Student Success at Management, Leadership and Marketing Awards

Class of 2018 Excellence Awards organised by the Department of Management, Leadership and Marketing.

27 February 2019
Success for Erica and Mollie at UUBS Hospitality and Tourism Management Awards
Awards and Prizes

Success for Erica and Mollie at UUBS Hospitality and Tourism Management Awards

In conjunction with our industry partners, the Department of Hospitality and Tourism is delighted to celebrate and recognise the excellence of our students.

26 February 2019
New Visiting Professor for UUBS
Other

New Visiting Professor for UUBS

UUBS has announced the appointment of a new Visiting Professor. Alain Kerloc’h, who is co-owner of the Michelin starred restaurant OX, has taken on the voluntary role for a four-year period.

13 February 2019
UU working to improve our skills market
External Media

UU working to improve our skills market

Through a progressive approach to business engagement across UUBS, we are taking a critical role in identifying and responding to clear signals in the NI skills market, but also increasingly within Ireland and GB.

12 February 2019
UUBS Food Poverty Forum
Event

UUBS Food Poverty Forum

The Food Poverty Forum included four talks from academics with expertise in food poverty and three research activities. UK food policy expert, Prof Martin Caraher, was the keynote speaker

11 February 2019
PwC and Ulster University to deliver UK’s first Masters in Professional Services Operational Delivery
Courses

PwC and Ulster University to deliver UK’s first Masters in Professional Services Operational Delivery

PwC and Ulster University launch MSc in Professional Services Operational Delivery - the first such qualification in the UK.

31 January 2019
Ulster University Business School and First Derivatives Partner on New Masters Programme
Courses

Ulster University Business School and First Derivatives Partner on New Masters Programme

Ulster University Business School is embracing opportunities in the expanding fintech sector with the design of a bespoke postgraduate programme for multinational software and consulting firm First Derivatives.

1 December 2018
Hellbent on a new brand of Sausages
Other

Hellbent on a new brand of Sausages

Full-back Louis Ludik and prop Schalk Van Der Merwe, both from South Africa, have worked for five months alongside the Business School’s experts in food innovation in Coleraine to find the perfect blend of South African spices and locally produced beef to create “Hellbent”, their version of the boerewors.

27 November 2018
Hat trick of awards for Business School graduate
Awards and Prizes

Hat trick of awards for Business School graduate

Ulster University Business School graduate Keith Houston’s innovative approach to recruitment has resulted in a hat trick of awards both locally and internationally.

16 November 2018
 InspecVision scoops prestigious CIM Ireland Marketing Award
Awards and Prizes

InspecVision scoops prestigious CIM Ireland Marketing Award

Mallusk-based company, InspecVision Ltd, was among the winners at the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)’s prestigious Ireland Marketing Awards on November 9th.

14 November 2018
Award Winning Megan in Seventh Heaven
Awards and Prizes

Award Winning Megan in Seventh Heaven

Megan McNeilly, a former pupil at Ballyclare Secondary School, has swept the board at the annual UUBS student awards event.

26 October 2018
Ulster and Bournemouth Universities focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the ‘Destination Experience’
Research

Ulster and Bournemouth Universities focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the ‘Destination Experience’

Ulster University played host to the SNAIP-DC Project - a Research Challenge Fund project focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the ‘Destination Experience’ context.

12 September 2018
UUBS Students scoop wins at Feile Balmoral Hotel Pro Master Chef
Awards and Prizes

UUBS Students scoop wins at Feile Balmoral Hotel Pro Master Chef

UUBS student chefs scoop top marks at the most prestigious culinary concours to take place in Northern Ireland this year.

6 September 2018
Spring into Business with Ulster University Business School
Event

Spring into Business with Ulster University Business School

Professor Mark Durkin, Executive Dean, Ulster University Business School and Dr Sharon Loane, Head of Department of Global Business and Enterprise, Magee campus prepare for the Spring Into Business Festival at Belfast and Magee.

18 April 2018
Ulster University Business School Introduces New Way of Thinking
Event

Ulster University Business School Introduces New Way of Thinking

Ulster University Business School has introduced leaders and managers to the concept of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) at a special event organised as part of Management Month

9 March 2018
Ulster University Business School Students Ace Interview Test
Awards and Prizes

Ulster University Business School Students Ace Interview Test

Three students at Ulster University Business School have out-scored over 120 of their peers to win a valuable BDO Interview Award.

21 February 2018
Ulster University Business School Joins Elite USA Group
Other

Ulster University Business School Joins Elite USA Group

Ulster University Business School has been accepted into the prestigious Babson Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education.

16 February 2018
NI's Agri-Food Sector Encouraged to Track Trends
Event

NI's Agri-Food Sector Encouraged to Track Trends

Dr Lynsey Hollywood, Ulster University Business School and Mintel’s Brian O’Connor, focus on what make successful food brands.

25 January 2018
Ulster University Business School and Axiom Pilot Mini-MBA
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Ulster University Business School and Axiom Pilot Mini-MBA

Ulster University Business School has launched a ‘Mini MBA’ programme in partnership with American legal firm Axiom.

19 December 2017
New visiting professor for Ulster University Business School
Other

New visiting professor for Ulster University Business School

Ulster University Business School has announced the appointment of a new Visiting Professor. Robert Fitzpatrick, who is CEO of the Odyssey Trust Company, will assume his four-year voluntary role in January 2018.

8 December 2017
Dr Karise Hutchinson tells the story of small business leadership
Publication

Dr Karise Hutchinson tells the story of small business leadership

"Leadership and Small Business – the Power of Stories" is the title of a new book which takes the examples of the often-unsung heroes and courageous leaders of small businesses to explore how purpose driven leadership is critical especially in the SME sector.

29 November 2017
Ulster University Business School focuses on fantastic females
Event

Ulster University Business School focuses on fantastic females

“Be brave, be yourself and be courageous”. These were the words of advice given to over 200 female students by Aisling Keegan, Vice-President and General Manager of Dell EMC Ireland.

29 November 2017
Ulster University Business School appoints international expert to address skills gap in the agri-food industry
Research

Ulster University Business School appoints international expert to address skills gap in the agri-food industry

Ulster University Business School has enlisted the help of a global expert in food marketing, Professor Thomas Kennedy, as part of its new Agri-Food Business Development Centre.

20 November 2017
PwC backs Ulster University Business School to finance new professional qualifications
Grant Update

PwC backs Ulster University Business School to finance new professional qualifications

A new partnership between Ulster University Business School and PwC will see up to 20 students receive scholarships to complete an elite professional qualification.

12 October 2017
UUBS Secures CME Group Foundation Funding
Grant Update

UUBS Secures CME Group Foundation Funding

UUBS has secured significant funding from CME Group Foundation to establish a new ‘Developing Financial Engineering Pipeline’ project which will include support for one PhD and ten MSc studentships.

27 September 2017
Ulster University Business Schools’ Global Ranking
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Ulster University Business Schools’ Global Ranking

Ulster University Business School’s MSc in Sport Management has been given a top global rating by SportBusiness International in its 2017 Postgraduate Course Rankings.

8 August 2017
Join the Crowd – Seek Alternative Funding
Research

Join the Crowd – Seek Alternative Funding

SME growth is the bedrock for future economic development in Northern Ireland but educating start-ups about alternative forms of funding is essential for success

9 April 2017
Bra-vo to Entrepreneur
Event

Bra-vo to Entrepreneur

7 April 2017
Women Entrepreneurs - Lessons from Canada
Research

Women Entrepreneurs - Lessons from Canada

In her lecture titled “Feminine Capital, Unlocking the Power of Women Entrepreneurs”, Professor Orser reviewed how women continue to lose out when it comes to their engagement in business

6 December 2016
UUBS research shines light on gender equality
Research

UUBS research shines light on gender equality

In a study investigating gender equality at executive level across the Northern Ireland public sector, Ulster University Business School (UUBS) present the results of an extensive three year evidence based study.

22 February 2016