Ulster University News - 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 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

Ulster Secures £150m Investment from European Investment Bank

The University of Ulster has secured a £150 million loan from the European Investment Bank that will support key campus development works.

27 February 2014

President Clinton To Honour Peacemaker Hume

President Clinton last visited in 2010 The University of Ulster is to host a visit by US President Bill Clinton to Derry~Londonderry on March 5, 2014.

25 February 2014

150 New Graduate Construction Jobs - Positive Sign For Construction Sector

The University of Ulster today unveiled over 150 new graduate level construction industry jobs and placement opportunities in an announcement it believes signals signs of recovery in the sector.

19 February 2014

Specialist Nurses To Benefit From New Online University Resource

A new online resource for specialist nurses, developed through a partnership between the University of Ulster and international medical devices company Coloplast UK Ltd, is being launched at the Royal College of Nursing in London today.

17 February 2014

Local children discover the world of science and engineering

Future engineers: Local school children discovered the wonders of science and engineering at the University of Ulster.

14 February 2014

University of Ulster Spearheads Cross-Border Student Sport Ireland Research

Professor Marie Murphy The University of Ulster has been chosen by Student Sport Ireland to lead a pioneering €120K cross-border research partnership project examining the participation of third level students in sport and physical activity.

7 February 2014

Prices Rising As Housing Market Shows Signs of Recovery

A rising volume of house sales and a quarterly increase in prices in the last three months of 2013 is further evidence that the housing market is showing positive signs of recovery, according to the latest University of Ulster Quarterly House Price Index produced in partnership with Bank of Ireland UK and the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

7 February 2014

Ulster Sports Outreach Secures Olympics Award

The University of Ulster has secured a prestigious London 2012 ‘Inspired by’ mark in recognition of its sports outreach work with local community groups and schools.

6 February 2014