International students share their Ulster University experience.
I have found at Ulster university the people are loving, helpful and approachable. I would advise to not miss orientation as this helps minimise challenges of adjusting to the new education system.
LLM Gender Conflict and Human Rights
The lecturers at Ulster University are among the best in the world. Their knowledge, passion and unconditional care and support makes me feel emotional - it was so superb. The whole experience of Ulster and the warmth, generosity and hospitality Northern Irish people has made a lasting impression on my life.
PhD Law Graduate 2018
Being a student ambassador is really rewarding. I get to share my passion for Ulster University with prospectus students. I really enjoyed my university experience so much that I thought it would be great to share this with other people. When I was deciding which university to go to the team at Ulster made me feel so welcome, so safe that I want to be able to do the same for others.
BSc Hons Business
At the start I was really worried being thousands of miles away from the university but the orientation made it really easy. The way that Ulster delivers distance learning really made me feel part of the classroom. The lecturers were really helpful and I have gained so much from my experience that is going to be really helpful in my professional career.
Masters International Business (Distance Learning)
I studied at Dongbei University for 2 years before I came to Ulster University because they are in partnership together. Ulster university has taught me to study independantly and with others and prepares you for your career.
BSc Hons Finance and Investment Management
I attended Ulster University in 2015 for a semester, as a study abroad student and I loved it so much I came back to be a Fulltime student in the Fall of 2016. I love the style of learning, the integration of the community and students. Northern Ireland has become my second home, its a place were you make friends with strangers. I am currently job hunting but if I am not successful before my visa expires I will come back to Ireland.
BSc Hons Advertising
Ulster University gave me the responsibility for my own learning. My supervisor and other lecturers offered me alot of guidance and support, always there to advise, it was a great experience.
PhD Life and Health Sciences Graduation 2018
I would highly recommend Ulster University as you get so much support. Coleraine is a beautiful town and the people are so friendly. It was a really positive experience.
PhD Environmental Sciences
I arrived at Ulster University 4 years ago to do my PhD and I can remember my first day. Everyone has been so helpful and accommodating. the International Office were so patient with all my emails. I now feel like this is my second home. There are alot of opportunities and there is plenty to see and do.
Noorjahan Iqbal Aibani
PhD Life and Health Sciences
I got married and now live here permanently. The flights are cheaper to Boston in the Winter and the night life in Belfast is great. The people are so welcoming of other cultures.
I am studying at Ulster University because I found the fees are low compared to other the UK Universities and they also offer an English Language teaching class for international students which I found really useful.
Cho King Ng (Miffy)
MSc Biotechnology Research
Ulster University is a very special place to me and a very good place to study. It is much cheaper for tuition fees compared to courses in England and Scotland.
I chose Ulster University as Pharmacy ranked the highest in Northern Ireland in the League Tables compared to other Universities. I obtained a scholarship as an international student to study here, so it was very affordable for me.
I chose Ulster University because hope, peace and conflict resolution is at its heart and my degree and will hopefully help me secure a career in Humanitarian work for the UN.
BSc Hons Social Policy with Criminology
My international experience at Ulster University has been unbelievable. To be able to learn in a variety of contexts and be able to adapt is a great asset for future career and life settings. I feel that the difference will make me a stronger learner and a greater competitor in my future career.
International exchange student
The professors were just amazing and have given me an academic mindset and an appreciation for anyone who works in politics that I can take into the rest of my life.
MSc Peace and Conflict Studies
Studying at Ulster University enriched my life. If you want to experience overseas teaching, want different experiences and want to meet new people and make new friends then go to Ulster University.
Junior Year Abroad Business and Management
Ulster University in Coleraine is located in a friendly environment and the accommodation is good. The fees are alot cheaper than London Universities and the labs are really well equipped. I felt welcome before I even started my studies as the University kept in touch with emails.
Happiness Uche Emeka
BSc Hons Biomedical Sciences
I chose to study at Ulster University to learn from those working to build peace in their society. The course brought together academics and practitioners from all around the world which was invaluable.
MSc Peace and Conflict Studies
Thanks to the modern laboratory I can perform amazing research that will broaden my knowledge and give me an amazing experience for the future. Thanks to these facilities it is easier for me to acquire knowledge and understand many phenomena.
FireSERT (Safety, Engineering, Research & Technology Centre)
Northern Irish people are very friendly, sincere and easy to get along with both in terms of study and life, Ulster University provides comprehensive support to students.
From my personal experience, I know Ulster University is extremely welcoming, and it provides students with fantastic facilities. In Nursing and Midwifery, it is renowned in the UK. So I sincerely encourage and advise you to consider studying at Ulster University as your top option.
Professor Chien-Huei Kao
Northern Ireland has a rich culture, immense charm, beautiful scenery and history. So you can experience these while studying at Ulster University.
Dr Judy Wu
I am amazed by the efforts spent to link theories with real life business to transfer a practical knowledge to students. Many thanks to all the tutors in the course and a special greeting to the course director who was extremely supportive and always available to help.
MSc Business Development & Innovation
My experience with Student Support has been a testimony to the proactive and enthusiastic ethos of everyone I’ve had the pleasure of dealing with. It was integral in my transition to a new University and all inquiries little or large were treated with a prompt and professional response, always providing a good port of call for advice.
BSc Biotechnology student
It is very easy to keep in touch with lecturers – everyone is very kind and ready to help at any time. I am absolutely satisfied with the Biomedical Science course. All the laboratories are equipped with modern technology, which makes studying more interesting and gives enthusiasm. I am gaining a lot of experience here and I am sure it will help me in my future career.
BSc Biomedical Science
In terms of academic quality, it is extremely high. Teachers really provide students with first-class teaching quality. There is also a great opportunity to learn English. So if you are worried whether your English is strong enough, You can come to Ulster earlier in the year to study English.
BEng Civil Engineering
One of the great qualities that Ireland has is that it is small. This makes travelling easy and affordable. I am able to see and experience new places on just a weekend trip. This also applies to travelling to mainland UK and other European countries. Airfare to travel to these amazing places is very affordable.
International exchange student
The teaching quality is excellent because it associates the theoretical knowledge with practical application in the laboratory – making it effective learning for the labour market.
Guilherme Yudi Sunaga
BEng Mechatronic Engineering
Northern Ireland is a lovely place; it is so peaceful, full of nature and people are really friendly. I’ve made friends here that I want to keep for my entire life.
Monica Lopes Tonello
Coleraine campus is minutes away from the vacation towns of Portrush and Portstewart and less than two hours from Belfast. Ulster University is truly a gem!
International exchange student
One of the top reasons for choosing to study at Ulster University - the University is situated in Derry/Londonderry, the north west of Ireland. It’s one of the most exciting locations possible for a student and an educational centre for many centuries. I never regret coming and I am having a great time here so far. The study and the supervision are excellent.
Yogesh Kumar Meena
PhD Engineering student
With really good infrastructure, the accommodation in the University is a place that you can call home. Living with your friends or new people from different parts of the world and at the same time really close to the main buildings where you study. It is a pleasant and unique experience.
BSc Food & Nutrition