Ulster University News - 2020

Karate star striking for success after graduation

Sport, Physical Activity and Health student, Geri Friel graduates with first class honours

22 July 2020

Ulster University graduate overcomes cancer and hopes to help others facing difficulties

Shannon Grant graduates this summer with a BSc in Social Policy

22 July 2020

Award winning chef Callum Irwin adds first class honours degree to his list of accolades

Culinary Arts Management student Callum Irwin graduates this summer

22 July 2020

Ulster University professor receives prestigious Nursing Fellowship

Professor McIlfatrick is the only RCN member from Northern Ireland to receive the Fellowship this year

16 July 2020

Secure the next generation of FinTech talent through Ulster University Business School

New innovative degree apprenticeship to recruit skilled financial technology graduates

10 July 2020

Parents in NI find supporting children’s learning and well-being from home difficult, new report finds

Parents from across Northern Ireland with children in primary, post-primary and special schools overwhelmingly found supporting their children’s learning from home and well-being challenging and difficult during lockdown.

9 July 2020

Researchers develop new Mental Health App to support people during COVID-19 and beyond

Developed by researchers from Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and Ulster University, the app is available for use 24/7

7 July 2020

Ulster Researchers support the response to COVID-19

As a university, Ulster University experts are tackling the Covid-19 pandemic from every angle, with our researchers working on a number of COVID-19 related studies, from the physical study of the virus itself, to the implications of societal aspects of lockdown on mental health, education and the economy.

7 July 2020

Ulster University launches free online courses for workers affected by COVID-19

The online courses will upskill and retrain people whose jobs have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

6 July 2020

Universal credit should be designed with the people who use it, new report says

Radical changes to Universal Credit are needed now more than ever to help families facing further hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report says.

30 June 2020

Multi-disciplinary team of Ulster experts help secure £33m grant to build zero emission ferries

Multi-disciplinary team of Ulster experts help secure £33m grant to build zero emission ferries

26 June 2020

UNESCO sites lead the way on sustainable development and create value for communities across the UK

A report published today, by the UK National Commission for UNESCO, has highlighted that UNESCO projects can build a greener, more equal and more peaceful world, while also creating financial value.

25 June 2020

Ulster University academics and students feature in the first ever Virtual Learning Festival

Ulster University recently partnered with Derry City and Strabane District Council and North West Regional College to achieve designation for the city as a member of the UNESCO'S Global Network of Learning Cities.

24 June 2020

Ulster University ranked first in UK for Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism courses in Complete University Guide 2021

Ulster’s Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism courses have been ranked first out of 54 higher education institutions in the UK in the latest Complete University Guide 2021, up three places on last year.

22 June 2020

Ulster University launches new study exploring COVID-19 exposure and immunity in NI

Have you tested positive or think you've had COVID-19? Ulster University wants to hear from you

18 June 2020

Green light for project investigating cross-border museum activity in Ireland

The Irish Museums Association (IMA) and Ulster University have today, 17 June 2020, announced Ms Catherine McCullough as the recipient of the Northern Bridge Consortium Collaborative Doctoral Award ‘The EU and the museum: an investigation of cross-border museum activity in Ireland’.

17 June 2020

Ulster University and partners raise funds to fuel education at home

At a time when young people need to study at home during COVID-19, Ulster University in partnership with generous partners, Ulster Community Investment Trust and Santander Universities, has raised funds to support community groups and schools in Derry~Londonderry.

16 June 2020

Ulster University Business School Launches New Business Support Initiative

Ulster University Business School (UUBS) has unveiled a new portfolio of business support services to help organisations respond to current challenges presented by COVID-19 and plan for future recovery.

15 June 2020