Established in 1984, the University of Ulster is an institution with a national and international reputation for excellence, innovation and regional engagement. It is based in Northern Ireland with campuses in London and Birmingham.
In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Ulster was ranked within the top five universities in the UK for its research in law, biomedical sciences, nursing, and art and design. The university also boasts strong links with business and industry and courses are structured to allow students to combines their studies with vocational work placements.
Its main Belfast campus constitutes one of Northern Ireland's largest urban developments. Situated in Cathedral Quarter, the artistic and cultural area of the city, the Belfast campus is traditionally associated with Art, but has expanded to include subjects such as architecture, event management, Irish language, photography and digital animation. It also plays host to frequent fashion shows, art exhibitions and other cultural events across its 75,000sqm estate. The campus is currently undergoing a £250 million redevelopment programme to upgrade its teaching and learning facilities.
The London campus is situated right in the heart of the city, in historic Holborn. Close to many transport links, restaurants, bars and attractions, our campus still manages to have an intimate feel, with friendly staff and students alike.
The campus has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment throughout and now provides an even better environment for you to study and socialise in. Equipped with computer rooms, common areas, classrooms, library facilities, free wi-fi throughout and private study areas, it is an ideal location. Here are some amenities near our campus.
The Birmingham campus has a great location in the city centre close to the main New Street rail station in the Centre City building. Excellent teaching facilities and faculty compliment a cosy campus geared towards learning and employment. Ulster's recommended accomodation is no more than a 15 minute walk away.
Whilst having no sports or bar facilites within the campus building, the Birmingham campus has a number of relationships with local businesses (including bars, restaurants, shops and other universities) to provide these to students. Here are some amenities near our campus.
Belfast campus is situated in the artistic and cultural centre of the city; the Cathedral Quarter.
Although traditionally associated with Art, the campus spans an increasing and exciting range of subjects including architecture, hospitality, event management, photography and digital animation. The vibrant campus plays host to frequent fashion and art exhibitions and is an exciting place to study. Here are some amenities near our campus.