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Ulster University becomes Northern Ireland’s first age-friendly University

Now part of an international group of higher education institutions dedicated to addressing the challenges and opportunities presented by an a rapidly ageing population, Ulster University is committed to widening access to higher education by enhancing the lives of older members of the local community through innovative educational programmes, civic engagement and research.

9 May 2019

Congratulations to the School of Nursing – First Silver Athena SWAN award for Ulster University

The School of Nursing has been awarded a Silver Athena SWAN award, the first time a School in the University has received this honour.

8 May 2019

Belfast office market continues to outpace UK and European counterparts despite Brexit uncertainty

Belfast office market continues to outpace UK and European counterparts despite Brexit uncertainty

1 May 2019

Research finds that childhood adversity and trauma in Northern Ireland has lasting impact on mental health

Research finds that childhood adversity and trauma in Northern Ireland has lasting impact on mental health

30 April 2019

Congressman Richard Neal receives honorary degree from Ulster University

Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi attended the ceremony where Congressman Richard Neal made a significant announcement about Ulster University’s Hume O’Neill Washington Lecture Series.

18 April 2019

Novosco and Ulster University work together to develop future IT skills

40 school pupils from around Northern Ireland will have the chance to sample life with a leading IT business as part of a summer initiative to develop future computing skills.

16 April 2019

Ulster University pioneering research into chatbot technology to support people living with mental ill health

Researchers at Ulster University have secured a number of projects amounting to over £1million to explore the use of Artificially Intelligent Chabot’s to support those living with mental ill health.

15 April 2019

Universities across Ireland in all-island collaboration

Presidents and Vice-Chancellors of ten universities in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland have met at Queen’s University Belfast.

12 April 2019

National Museums NI and local universities unite for research collaborations

National Museums NI has, today, announced the formation of a new strategic partnership with both Ulster University and Queen’s University Belfast to enhance cross-institutional collaboration in a bid to advance cultural research, maximise public engagement and share expertise.

10 April 2019

Ulster University school conference inspires next generation of economists

Ulster University school conference inspires next generation of economists

3 April 2019

Physician Associates students represent first for Northern Ireland

A new era in the provision of health care locally has been unveiled with the appointment of the first tranche of Physician Associates (PAs) to Health Trusts across Northern Ireland.

2 April 2019

€8.84m investment in health research trials to benefit people’s health and wellbeing

€8.8m investment in health research trials to benefit people’s health and wellbeing

1 April 2019

Ulster University and Causeway Enterprise Agency event encourages local businesses to harness their creativity to survive and thrive post Brexit

Ulster University and Causeway Enterprise Agency brought together local and international business leaders to help businesses in Coleraine, Portstewart, Portrush and Ballycastle develop personal and professional creative leadership skills to survive and thrive post Brexit at the annual Lead 2 Grown conference on the Coleraine campus.

1 April 2019

Impressive sculpture to mark 50 years of Ulster University in Coleraine

Planning permission has been granted for Ulster University’s public art project to mark its 50th anniversary in Coleraine.

1 April 2019

Ulster University showcases cutting edge research at Imagine Belfast Festival

Ulster University has unveiled an exciting programme of events at the forthcoming Imagine Belfast Festival of Ideas and Politics. As a funder of the unique festival, the university is organising seven events on 25 March designed to showcasing its cutting-edge research in fields such as politics, policy, health and social care, sociology, data-analytics, and cultural studies.

22 March 2019

Ulster University tackles global water challenge with easy-to-use smart devices

Ulster University tackles global water challenge with easy-to-use smart devices

22 March 2019

New campaign celebrates Top 50 local SMEs and calls for more Government support for traditional NI industries

New campaign celebrates Top 50 local SMEs and calls for more Government support for traditional NI industries

12 March 2019

£150k investment announced to improve mental health services for students

A £150,000 investment to help enhance mental health services for students living in Belfast has been announced by Belfast HSC Trust, Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University.

7 March 2019

World’s largest study of anxiety and depression seeks to understand the genetic links to mental health issues

World’s largest study of anxiety and depression seeks to understand the genetic links to mental health issues

25 February 2019

Ulster University Nursing Competence Test Centre celebrates successful first year

A Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Competence Test Centre at Ulster University set up to increase nursing capacity across the United Kingdom (UK), is celebrating a successful first year.

22 February 2019