At Ulster University, the students are at the heart of everything they do. Ulster University wants to give you the most rewarding student experience possible. They will provide an educational experience that helps you to develop your skills and prepare you to be a future leader in your chosen field. 

Study at Ulster University

Teaching at Ulster University is underpinned by world-leading research that has global significance and meaningful impact. This means your learning will be influenced by experts who are shaping the understanding of their subject - your area of study. Ulster University works with business and industry to make sure that their courses meet students’ needs, meaning the diverse range of courses is created with your future career in mind. Ulster is proud to welcome international students from over 70 countries. 

Ulster University is one University with three distinct campuses across Northern Ireland, in Belfast, Coleraine and Derry-Londonderry as well as Ulster University Sports Village. While each campus differs in size and has its own distinctive atmosphere, you can be sure that wherever you choose to study, you will have a fantastic student experience. 

With over 30,000 students across all campuses, Ulster University is uniquely placed to engage local communities, support expansion of the knowledge-based economy and contribute to the economic, social and cultural development of Northern Ireland. 

Life on campus


The Coleraine campus combines the natural environment with world-leading teaching and research facilities both in and out of doors. This campus is the epitome of active learning with clinics open to the public, a fully operational BBC newsroom, and the ultimate outdoor classroom, the Research Vessel Laconia. Courses at the Coleraine campus focus on health, the environment, hospitality and communication. 


Ulster University’s largest campus is situated in the artistic and cultural centre of the city, the Cathedral Quarter. Incorporating the best of Derry-Londonderry and Coleraine, Belfast is a creative, innovative and vibrant environment which has been designed as a ‘campus community within a building.’ The campus accommodates 15,000 students and staff who benefit from purpose-built active learning and research spaces, alongside social destinations. 

This campus has been helping individuals to reach their full potential since 1865. From its foundation, Derry-Londonderry has championed the arts, culture, and society. Building on it’s spirit of creativity and helping others, the campus is also a high-tech hub for health and innovation. The diverse range of courses here includes business, law, nursing, sport, music, drama, education, computing and engineering. 

Ulster University Sports Village

Ulster University Sports Village is a hub for sports in Northern Ireland, and home to the University’s world class indoor and outdoor facilities. From elite athlete performance support, club training, research-backed sports education and a host of local, national and international sports competitions, you’ll find a hive of activity located just seven miles from the Belfast campus. The Ulster University Sports Village also offers students quality accommodation with a focus on student wellbeing, offering a quiet, green, low-rise location close to the Belfast Lough Shore and village shops. 


The information on this page has been submitted by the higher education institution itself. If you want to know more, get in touch and one of our student advisors will answer all your questions!

Across the Pond is this university’s official representative for selected countries around the world which, depending on where you are from, means we can help you apply to its courses as well as with gathering all the documents needed to submit an application. We can normally offer a speedier route to help you since the institution is hugely popular and receives enquiries from all around the world on a daily basis. We also have close ties with the university’s international facing staff and as such can explain your grades, your academic background and the educational system in your home country. Our partner universities appreciate that students who apply through Across the Pond get the help they need, not only in terms of submitting the application and supporting documents, but also with everything leading up to arrival in the UK, such as student accommodation, visa and funding information as well as preparing for departure to the UK.

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Established: 1984

Location: Located in Northern Ireland, with three distinct campuses in Belfast, Coleraine, Derry-Londonderry, as well as Ulster University Sports Village. 

Closest airport: Belfast International Airport and George Best Belfast City Airport

Student population: Over 30,000

Nationalities on campus: From over 70 countries

Employability rate: 93% of UK graduates in work or further study

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