Student life

A quality student experience in a unique and diversified environment! Friendly, welcoming, exciting and demanding!


Life as a student is both exciting and demanding!

The Ulster experience not only offers you academic excellence, but you will also be part of a friendly and welcoming university, committed to providing you with a quality student experience in a unique and diversified environment. 

We encourage our students to undertake activities outside of their studies, socialise, have fun and engage in helping communities, giving them a competitive advantage.

Extra-curricular social activities

Student-driven extracurricular social activities are organised throughout the year, bringing together students, faculty and staff.

Learning experience


Your learning experience is career-focused and relevant, offering a range of opportunities to enhance your CV and stand out to potential employers. This ensures that you graduate with the knowledge, skills and confidence to make your mark in a competitive job market.

Teaching Excellence

The quality of our teaching ensures that your learning experience is of the highest academic standard. Our programmes are regularly reviewed and we constantly monitor the changing employment market to ensure you attain the relevant knowledge, skills
and professional qualifications
to excel in your future career. Many of our academic staff have industry experience, which shapes and informs the teaching you receive at Ulster.

Professional accreditation

Most of our degree programmes are developed in collaboration with industry and professional bodies. Many also offer an additional professional qualification or accreditation, something you will find invaluable once you graduate.

Career Planning

Our Careers and Employability Service offers friendly and impartial advice to help you plan your career, as well as helping you to develop your employability skills. The Careers and Employability Service offers face-to-face, email and telephone advice, they will also be on hand to support you from your first day of enrolment right through to graduation and beyond.