Ulster University News - 2020

Postgraduate webinar series in line with COVID-19 recovery plans now available

Ulster University has today launched a catalogue of industry specific postgraduate study webinars in line with Covid-19 recovery plans for those who want to upskill to climb their career ladder, pursue a new career path or delve further into a topic of personal interest.

11 June 2020

In response to industry growth Ulster introduces innovative FinTech degree

In response to sustained growth of the FinTech industry in Northern Ireland and to support the need for skilled financial technology graduates, Ulster University’s Business School has launched an innovative Financial Technology degree.

10 June 2020

Ulster University Covid-19 tracker compares NI and ROI data on coronavirus testing, positive cases and deaths

Ulster University researcher Dr Magda Bucholc has created a Covid-19 data tracker charting Covid-19 related positive cases, tests completed, and deaths in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

9 June 2020

Ulster University student accommodation wins Best Moving In Experience Award

Ulster University has been named the 2020 winner of the Best Moving In Experience Award in the National Student Housing Awards.

28 May 2020

Ulster University confirms plans for the 2020/2021 Academic Year

Ulster University’s Interim Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Bartholomew has today confirmed that the first term of academic year 2020/21 will commence on 21 September with plans to deliver lectures and other teaching online for semester one. Some on-campus activities will take place, following a robust local risk assessment and priority will be given to using campus spaces for practice-based learning activities including lab work.

27 May 2020

Ulster University develop COVID-19 symptom checker, diagnostic and contact tracker app

The app checks for COVID-19 symptoms and provides advice

25 May 2020

Local Universities and AWARE tackle mental health in the workplace

Innovative pilot project to explore the link between mental health training and improvements in wellbeing in the workplace

18 May 2020

Ulster University a key partner in new European mental health “IT4Anxiety” project

An Ulster University team has been integral to a new Europe-wide initiative aimed at reducing the anxiety of patients suffering from Alzheimer or post-traumatic stress disorders.

14 May 2020

Social Work students qualify early to support the most vulnerable in society

108 final year social work students from Ulster University have completed their degrees early to join the workforce

6 May 2020

Ulster University playing its part in reducing food wastage across Europe in €4.8m project

UU playing its part in reducing food wastage across Europe in €4.8m project

1 May 2020

Ulster University Lecturer producing 100 PPE visors a day from home

Dr McConville is printing protective face shields for frontline healthcare workers during the pandemic

30 April 2020

UU inspires school children virtually

Ulster University has launched a series of virtual talks for secondary school children, allowing future applicants the opportunity to engage in career development conversations and to find out more about life at the University.

29 April 2020