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Ulster University 

Ulster University, officially known as the University of Ulster, is a public multi-campus university in Northern Ireland. Ulster, or the acronym UU, is a term used informally and unofficially to refer to the province.

Ulster University History

In 1963, the Northern Ireland government created a committee to assess university and higher technical education facilities in the province, modeled after the Lionel Robbins-chaired committee on higher education in the United Kingdom, which had reported the previous year. Following that proposal in 1968, the New University of Ulster was created, and in 1984, it amalgamated with Ulster Polytechnic to form the University of Ulster, which included its four Northern Irish campuses. In 1984, the university merged its four campuses: Belfast, Coleraine, Derry (Magee College), and Jordanstown.

Ulster University Programs, Courses and Schools

Ulster University's numerous schools and colleges provide a wide range of courses and programs. Ulster University offers the widest range of courses in Northern Ireland, with programs in the arts, business, engineering, computer technology, life and health sciences, management, and social sciences. The bulk of the courses includes a significant vocational component and includes a period of industrial or professional placement.

Ulster University Achievements/USP

Ulster University's USP/Achievements are that it is a prominent modern university that is ranked in The Times Higher Education 150 under 50 World University rankings as one of the top 150 worldwide institutions under 50 years of age. Ulster University also ranks highly for student happiness, with an 87 percent satisfaction percentage in the 2018 National Student Survey, placing it 23rd out of 154 UK universities.

  Ulster University Notable Alumni

  • MPs Kate Hoey
  • Gregory Campbell
  • Michelle Gildernew
  • Roberta Blackman-Woods
  • Mark Durkan
  • Anne Devlin
  • Colin Duriez
  • Calum Neill
  •  Victor Sloan
  • Andre Stitt
  • John Luke
  • Simon Kitson
  • Barbara Gray
  • Brian Robinson
  • Walter Allen
  • Antony Alcock

Ulster University Infrastructure & Services

Ulster University Campuses

 Ulster University is a regional university in Northern Ireland, with campuses in Belfast, Coleraine, Jordanstown, and Derry (Magee College). Courses are also offered at two more branch sites in London and Birmingham. Ulster University's campuses offer a variety of campus services such as a library, housing, sports programs, wellness services, and a health facility, among others.

Ulster University Libraries

  Every campus of Ulster University offers library services. For students, staff, and the general public, the library provides industry-leading facilities, an inspiring and supportive learning environment, and a welcoming setting. Ulster University's Library offers a wide range of periodicals, books, reading rooms, e-journals, and other resources.

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Ulster University Housing services

     Ulster University offers housing services on all of its campuses.

The following are the housing services available at Ulster University:

  • Belfast Accommodation
  • 123 York street
  • LIV Student
  • Dalriada Village
  • Coleraine Accommodation
  • Cranagh Village
  • Errigal/Knocklayde
  • Coppin House 
  •  Duncreggan Village

Ulster University Medical services

     Medical services are provided by Ulster University. Student Well-being collaborates with local Health & Social Care Trusts to ensure that its students have access to medical and health information and support.

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Ulster University Students clubs

      Ulster University Students' Union (UUSU) provides membership to over 75 students’ sports clubs on campus. To meet new people and have fun, join a karate club, hockey club, football club, ice hockey club, and so on.

Ulster University location

Shore Rd, Newtownabbey BT37 0QB, 

United Kingdom

Ulster University different campuses locations

    Ulster University is a regional university in Northern Ireland, with campuses in Belfast, Coleraine, Jordanstown, and Derry (Magee College). Courses are also offered at two more branch campuses in London, Birmingham, and Qatar.

Ulster University top landmarks nearby, top companies, airports nearby

     Belfast City Airport, which is a 10-minute drive from the city center, is the nearest airport to Ulster University, whereas Belfast International Airport is approximately 24 kilometers northwest of Belfast city.

Ulster University International student’s info

Ulster University courses offered

  • LLM in Access to Justice
  • PgDip in Accounting
  • BSc Hons in Accounting
  • BSc Hons in Accounting and Law
  • BSc Hons in Accounting and Marketing
  • BSc Hons in Accounting with Management
  • MSc in Advanced Accounting
  • PgDip/MSc in Advanced Composites and Polymers
  • MSc in Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Advanced Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology
  • BDes Hons in Animation
  • MA in Animation 

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Ulster University student support

Ulster University offers a variety of student support. AccessAbility Advisors develop reasonable adjustment recommendations (RARs) based on your unique needs and convey them to the university's relevant schools, departments, and professional services to ensure that your needs are satisfied. The following sorts of assistance may be recommended as reasonable adjustments:

  • Exam and evaluation assistance
  • Support for teaching and learning
  • Support from the library
  • Physical adaptations and access considerations
  • Providers of assistance/additional study assistance
  • Technology that helps people with disabilities

Ulster University visas & immigration support

  Ulster University's goal is to assist students in adjusting to life in Northern Ireland and making the most of their time at the university. Ulster University can help with UK student visas, immigration, and post-study alternatives, as well as providing you with educated and supportive reference services for any other concerns you may have.

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Ulster University international student contact

 International students can contact here for any kind of information or query:

Email Id:

[email protected]

Email Id: [email protected] 

T: +44 (0)121 616 7455 W:

Ulster University Student life

Ulster University student society

Ulster University Students' Union (UUSU) provides membership to over more than 90 student’s society on campus. Joining an Ulster University Students' society will ensure that your experience at Ulster is one to remember.

The following are the names of such Ulster University student societies:

  • A.C.E
  • ACS
  • Animation
  • Allied Health
  • Acute and Critical care Medicine Society
  • African Caribbean Society Belfast
  • Baking Society
  • Belfast Dance Society
  • Belfast Music Society
  • Belfast Games Design Society
  • Belfast Orange Society
  • Belfast Unicycle Society
  • CASS

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Ulster University sports and fitness

Ulster University Sports and Fitness Services provide athletes of all ages with cutting-edge facilities and programs. Students, staff, and members of the public are all welcome to join the Sports and Fitness Services and use the facilities. Indoor and outdoor areas, sports hall, player hub, gymnasium, squash court, fitness studio, spin studio, and other amenities are available at Ulster University's Sports and Fitness Services Center

Ulster University Health & Wellbeing

Mental health and well-being services are available at Ulster University. Ulster University places a high value on health and well-being, believing that if you are happy and healthy, you will have a better time at university.

The Student Well-being team provides holistic counsel on a variety of mental and physical wellbeing difficulties, as well as discreet advice and support to students with undiagnosed mental health conditions, personal challenges, and academic issues. Ulster University promotes student well-being through educational events and health initiatives, such as drug and alcohol awareness, sexual consent, and the de-stigmatization of mental health issues among students.

Ulster University Residential Life

    Ulster University's residential life offers students the finest possible experience during their stay. When you live in student housing, you become a member of a family and have access to special activities, events, and vacations. Ulster University's residence life you will not only meet new people, develop new skills for future jobs, and benefit financially from this chance, but you will also have a lot of fun.

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Ulster University food & drink

  • Square Wave
  • The Link
  • Flow & Co
  • Brew Bridge
  • Bann View Social @ UUSU Coleraine
  • Truva
  • Little Coffee Co.
  • Einsteins
  • UEat
  • Moka
  • Pango
  • Clements
  • Jordanstown Store
  • Jitters Café
  • The Scullery
  • An Scullery Ciuin
  • DayToday Store

Ulster University short-term getaways

  • The Giant’s Causeway
  • The Causeway Coast and Dunluce Castle
  • Carrick-a-Rede  Rope Bridge
  • The Titanic Belfast
  • The Glens of Antrim
  • Carrickfergus Castle
  • Ards Peninsula
  • The Ulster Folk and Transport Museum
  • Londonderry
  • Lough Erne

Ulster University Part-time jobs

During term time, you can only work a certain number of hours per week if you are a student at Ulster University. These restrictions do not apply during vacation periods. During term time, students without a bachelor's degree are permitted to work no more than 10 hours a week. Undergraduate students with a bachelor's degree or higher may work no more than 20 hours per week during term time.

 Ulster University Student Safety

  Ulster University's safety team ensures that its students are protected on campus.

Crime Around the area- Northern Ireland boasts Europe's second lowest crime rate, making it a highly safe area to visit

Ulster University Famous courses

  • Hospitality
  • Architecture
  • Event Management
  • Photography
  • Digital Animation
  • Law 

Ulster University Campus recruitment

Process- Ulster University placement opportunities will be advertised on its career website Handshake. It is the student's responsibility to monitor this platform on a regular basis and apply for opportunities that interest them. Students can also look for job openings by contacting employers directly and through resources such as LinkedIn, alumni networks, and business journals.

  1. Median Earnings 5 Years After Graduation      70000    
  2. Median Earnings 2 Years After Graduation       45000 
  3. Employed 2 Years After Graduation          80% 
  4. Employed 6 months After Graduation             70% 

Ulster University Brochures & Applications 

Ulster University has a student population of around 27,000 and welcomes international students from over 100 countries. The deadline for applications is July 17, 2022.

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Ulster University Application Requirements


  • Online application
  • Choose your program
  • Application fee
  • High school transcripts
  • Official academics documents
  • Visa 
  • Passport
  • Confirmation letter
  • Reference letter
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • English Proficiency test score


  • Online application
  • Choose your program
  • Application fee
  • Degree transcripts
  • Official academics documents
  • Visa 
  • Passport
  • Confirmation letter
  • Reference letter
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • English Proficiency test score

Ulster University Programs

Tuition Fees
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Ulster University Application Requirements


IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in United Kingdom. To be able to get a successful admission in Ulster University in United Kingdom students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.

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Ulster University Cost of studies


Undergraduate: GBP 13,680

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Ulster University Deadlines

Bachelors:15th January 
Masters:15th January 

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

Ulster University Rankings


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