Why Ulster University?

Find out why international students around the globe are choosing Ulster University as their UK study destination.

A Global University

Ulster University is a young, dynamic and innovative university with a spirit that transforms lives, stretches minds, develops skills and raises ambitions.

International students from over 100 countries worldwide choose Ulster every year for the unique experience studying in Northern Ireland offers them.

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Shaping Futures in Northern Ireland

Let us help you fulfil your potential.

Whatever your personal or professional ambitions, we have an exciting range of courses designed to prepare you for a successful future and a rewarding career.

Experience first class teaching, an inclusive learning environment, outstanding facilities and resources, and ongoing support to help you realise your goals.

From affordable tuition fees and accommodation to high graduate employability, Ulster University offers international students an outstanding UK study experience that prepares international students as leaders in their future careers.

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We welcome international students from over 100 countries worldwide.

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Northern Ireland is the most affordable region in the UK to live, work and study. (Mercer, 2016)



with state-of-the-art facilities on every campus.



94% of graduates are in work of further study within 6 months of graduation. (DLHE Survey, 2015/16)



Winner of 'Most Improved Student Experience' (THE, 2016)


Best Region to Visit in 2018

(Lonely Planet, 2017)



people in the UK! (Office of National Statistics, 2017)



We receive over 35,000 undergraduate applications every year.

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Whether you are from Norway, Nigeria or Nepal, the friendliness and support we offer ensures you will feel at home and make an easy transition to living in Northern Ireland and university life.

International Student Cost of Living

Northern Ireland is the most affordable region for international students in the UK to live, work and study.


Home to Game of Thrones, Titanic and the Giant's Causeway, experience more in the Land of Legends. Experience a vibrant, electric social scene alongside some of Northern Ireland's most acclaimed scenery, named #1 Best in Travel 2018 by Lonely Planet.


With over 2,000 work placements each year, our students become highly employable graduates with 94% starting their career or further study within six months of graduation.

Campus Facilities

We have invested over £263 million across our four campuses to ensure our facilities provide the best learning experience for our students.