Ulster University News - October 2020

Professor Alison Gallagher appointed to the UK Nutrition and Health Claims Committee (UKNHCC)

Professor Alison Gallagher, Head of the Doctoral College (Coleraine/Magee) and Professor of Public Health Nutrition, has been appointed to appointment to the newly-established UK Nutrition and Health Claims Committee (UKNHCC).

29 October 2020

Top Ulster University graduate wins Allen & Overy Award

A Postgraduate Ulster University student from Dublin has received a top accolade from Allen & Overy, in recognition of excellence in librarianship and information management.

28 October 2020

Ulster University Magee students get creative for first ever Halloween at home celebration

Cinematic Arts students from Ulster University’s Magee campus will join their lecturers in a virtual display of Halloween horrors to support the city’s first ever online Halloween celebration.

27 October 2020

Ulster University Business School Welcomes First Cohort of FinTech Apprentices

Ulster University Business School (UUBS) has welcomed the first cohort of new apprentices to its pioneering Financial Technology Higher Level Apprenticeship degree – an innovative programme co-created with industry to strengthen Northern Ireland’s reputation as a leading global location for FinTech.

27 October 2020

Research advises of management strengths and areas for improvement to support wellbeing of Health and Social Care UK workforce during COVID-19

A study of over 3,000 members of the Health and Social Care workforce across the UK during the first wave of COVID-19 from May to July 2020 has revealed key learnings for management to aid the wellbeing of staff.

15 October 2020

Magee and Coleraine campuses host walk-in COVID-19 local testing sites for local community

Ulster University’s Coleraine and Magee campuses continue to host COVID-19 testing facilities, which are available to members of the local community as well as students and staff.

14 October 2020

Student mental health study receives funding boost on COVID-19 impact

The Student Psychological Intervention Trial (SPIT) has received additional funding of almost £20,000

9 October 2020

North Coast agencies complete student letter drop to support and protect local community

Ulster University, in partnership with Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council and PSNI hand delivered letters to students in the Portstewart area last week, to welcome students to the area and to reinforce specific guidelines, including COVID-19 regulations and Good Neighbourhood guidelines.

7 October 2020

Faculty of Computing and Engineering and the Built Environment Innovation in Placement Awards 2020

The Faculty of Computing, Engineering, and the Built Environment recognised the success of its students who have been working on placement over the past year. The three winners received a prize of £500 each from the Faculty for their innovative contributions to their respective companies.

5 October 2020

North West’s aspiring future doctors sit Graduate Medical School Admissions Test at Magee

Aspiring medical students sat the Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT) at Ulster University’s Magee campus on 3rd and 4th of October. The test took place under modified conditions that met strict COVID-19 public health and social distancing guidelines set out by local authorities.

5 October 2020