Ulster University is Northern Ireland's largest university, and is spread across four campuses in Belfast, Coleraine, Magee and Jordanstown. The university also has an additional two sites in London and Birmingham, and offers a wide range of courses, including undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, short courses and research programmes. There is also the option to study online via distance learning.
The university has one of the highest graduate employment rates in the UK, with 94% of graduates in work or further study six months after leaving the university (DHLE Survey 2016/2017). The majority of courses offered at Ulster University are professionally accredited, while students also have the chance to gain industry experience during their time studying by undertaking a work placement. The university has an award-winning Career Development Centre (CDC), which is found at each campus, that offers additional help and support in everything from writing a CV to practicing interview questions.
Students receive plenty of support during their time studying at Ulster University. These support services include a confidential counselling team, a dedicated service for students with a disability, financial advice, a chaplaincy and a dedicated centre for overseas students.
The Students' Union runs a wide range of clubs and societies for students to get involved with outside of the classroom. These include everything from sports teams to drama lessons, as well as volunteering opportunities.
Students from all around the world come to study at Ulster University and it is very proud of its international population, made up of students from over 100 different countries. There is also the opportunity for home students to spend part of their course in another country, with programmes including Erasmus.