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Ulster University

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We are a university with a national and international reputation for excellence, innovation and regional engagement, making a major contribution to the economic, social and cultural development of Northern Ireland.Our core business activities are teaching and learning, widening access to education, research and innovation and technology and knowledge transfer. 

Education

  • Full-time and part-time undergraduate courses at four campuses across Northern Ireland.
  • Gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to enhance your employment prospects with our innovative, career-focused postgraduate and part-time undergraduate courses.
  • Opportunities to study towards a research degree at Ulster University.

Research

Ulster University’s international reputation for research excellence has received worldwide recognition. International experts have judged Ulster University as being in the top 25% of UK universities for world-leading research based on research power, and 72% of our research activity is judged to be world-leading and internationally excellent.

Career

At Ulster University we have always placed employability at the heart of the student experience and provided all our students with the opportunities and support they need to develop into highly employable graduates. This new Employability Strategy describes our ambitions to further enhance and integrate our employability offering into the overall student experience over the next five years. 

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Ulster University Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Ulster University. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
19000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scholarships for PhD Students
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
28 Feb 2025
Boustany Astronomy PhD Scholarship
Merit-based

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Boustany Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Ukrainian Researchers Scheme
Merit-based Need-based

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Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 EUR
Deadline
13 Mar 2025
Government Of Ireland Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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Government Of Ireland
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Ocean Country Partnership Programme Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACU (The Association of Commonweath Universities)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
Boustany Cambridge Pembroke Scholarship in Philosophy
Merit-based

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Unknown
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
23 Nov 2024
Royal Geographical Society - Dudley Stamp Memorial Award in UK
Merit-based Need-based

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Royal Geographical Society
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Ulster University, visit our scholarship search.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2025
559 -61
2024
498 103
2023
601
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2025
-
2024
601
2023
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2024
-
2023
-
2022
901
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2025
-
2024
-
2023
814
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Housing services

Jordanstown Student Accommodation

Jordanstown is our biggest campus in an idyllic setting surrounded by lush lawns and trees.  It's just a few hundred metres from Loughshore Park and promenade, and just seven miles from Belfast city centre

The central mall area of the campus is home to a bank, restaurants, coffee shops, sandwich bars, a supermarket, chaplains' offices and the Students' Union.

Library services

The Belfast Campus Library entrance is on Level 2 and open  24/7.

Facilities include informal and comfortable seating to allow users to  meet and relax; display cases containing rolling exhibitions of student work as  well as a selection of new Library stock and two computer rooms with PC and Mac workstations as well as individual desk spaces with power connections for  mobile devices.

Medical services

The Student Health & Wellbeing team work with the other Student Support teams to provide holistic guidance on a range of mental and physical wellbeing concerns as well as confidential advice and support to students with undiagnosed mental health conditions, personal issues and academic issues.

Campus life

We are one University with four distinct campuses across Northern Ireland - Belfast, Coleraine, Jordanstown and Magee. Courses are also delivered at our branch campuses in London and Birmingham.

With approximately 27,000 students across four 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.

While each campus differs in size and has its own distinctive atmosphere, wherever you study or work with us, you will still experience Ulster’s unique character.

Sports facilities

Indoor Facilities

  • 2 Strength and Conditioning Suites
  • Indoor 3G artificial pitch
  • Health Suite: including a Sauna, Steam Room, Jacuzzi, Plunge Pool.
  • Indoor and Outdoor Athletics Areas
  • Sports Hall – 33m x 23m – A multi-activity hall with electronic scoring unit and retractable spectator seating for 360 adults. Supplementary seating can be added if required.
  • Gymnasium – 23m x 15m – Contains a comprehensive range of gymnastic equipment
  • 2 Squash Courts
  • Acclimatisation Chamber

Outdoor Facilities

  • 7 Grass pitches
  • 3 Outdoor cricket nets
  • 3 Tennis Courts
  • 1 Floodlit Outdoor 3G pitch
  • 1 Floodlit water-based synthetic grass hockey pitch

Student clubs

All Ulster University students are members of the Students' Union (UUSU) - a hub for social events, entertainment, trips and activities.

The Sports Union is part of UUSU and coordinates over 65 sports clubs across the campuses offering a range of activities from archery to volleyball etc.

Coleraine, N Ireland, United Kingdom

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