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Ulster University News - March 2014

Ulster Inspires Irish Writers of the Future

The University of Ulster will inspire the next generation of Irish speakers by bringing together some of the world’s most celebrated Irish language writers and young people from across Northern Ireland.

27 March 2014

New Scholarship for Fermanagh Students

A University of Ulster graduate, who co-founded a successful construction business in the US, is funding a new scholarship for students from his home county of Fermanagh.

27 March 2014

New Award to Recognise Top Transport Student

University of Ulster transport students have been urged to strive for excellence, with the launch of a new award supported by Translink.

26 March 2014

Ulster Research Identifies Link Between Suicidal Behaviour and Conflict

New research carried out by the University of Ulster demonstrates for the first time, a direct link between suicidal behaviour in Northern Ireland and having experienced traumatic and conflict related events.

20 March 2014

Sir Alex Ferguson Receives Honorary Degree From Ulster

Sporting legend Sir Alex Ferguson received an honorary degree from the University of Ulster today in recognition of his outstanding personal and professional contribution to football.

20 March 2014

Ulster Engineering Expertise Helps Sullivan Reach Schools' Cup Final

An engineering student from the University of Ulster has used his technical expertise to help the Sullivan Upper Rugby team on its journey to the Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Cup Final.

14 March 2014

University of Ulster Strengthens Links with China

Thousands of students across China will learn about the exciting educational opportunities on offer at the University of Ulster next week when the 2014 China International Education Exhibition Tour (CIETT) gets under way in Beijing.

13 March 2014

Over 200 Graduate Vacancies Unveiled at European Jobs Day

International companies including Deloitte, PwC, and Citi, gave students the chance to compete for highly sought after full time posts across a wide range of disciplines from business managers to computer analysts and engineers to accountants.

11 March 2014

Ulster Inspires Young People with Disabilities

Professor Anne Moran, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Educational Partnerships and International Affairs, pictured with Scott McCarter, Strabane Academy and Terrylee McDaid, Oakgrove Integrated College, at Ulster's Inspire to Aspire eventThe University of Ulster is urging young people with physical disabilities to consider the opportunities offered by higher education.

6 March 2014

Ulster Hosts President Clinton

Moment in history: former US President Bill Clinton and John and Pat Hume walk the Peace Bridge in Derry as part of the President's visit to the city hosted by the University of Ulster.

5 March 2014

Ulster Secures £3 Million in Funding for Peace Work

The University of Ulster today announced that £3 million of funding has now been secured for the John Hume and Thomas P.

5 March 2014

Ulster Knowledge has Power to Drive Business Success

Knowledge and expertise from the University of Ulster is helping to increase the number of local businesses that become more innovative, more profitable and more internationally competitive.

3 March 2014

Graduates Urged to Put Best Foot Forward at Ulster Bootcamp

The University of Ulster will help graduates boost their employment prospects by hosting a free graduate bootcamp next week.

2 March 2014