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Welcome                      to Ulster University.
                                                     Your undergraduate adventure starts here.
                                                     Welcome to Ulster – a university that places ambition      advanced standing credits for your studies at Kings
                                                     at the heart of everything to create the most rewarding    Cornerstone International College.
                                                     student experience possible.
                                                                                                                We recognise that relocating and, in many instances,
                                                     It is our people and their successes that truly set us
                                                                                                                living away from family and friends for the first time can
                                                     apart.
                                                                                                                be a daunting experience – it is also an exciting one.
                                                     We are renowned for our teaching excellence,               Our Global Engagement team is dedicated to ensuring
                                                     underpinned by world-leading research. Your learning       your transition from home to studying with us is as smooth
                                                     is directly influenced by distinguished experts making     as possible.
                                                     pioneering breakthroughs, the benefits of which are felt
                                                     far and wide.                                              Whatever your aspirations today, our learning
                                                                                                                experience stretches minds, embraces challenge
                                                     Our strong collaboration with industry is reflected        and strives for the inconceivable, to shape the artists,
                                                     in our dynamic course portfolio, meeting new and           engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs
                                                     emerging sector demands to ensure industry-relevant        of tomorrow.
It is our                                            programmes producing work-ready graduates.

people and their                                     Northern Ireland is renowned for its friendliness and      Be a part of our extraordinary story.
                                                     warm welcome. Our vibrant cities, unspoilt countryside,

    successes
                                                     efficient public transport and minimal congestion ensure   I look forward to welcoming you.
                                                     a quality of life unsurpassed by few.

                                                     Ulster University has a close partnership with Kings
                          that truly set us apart.   Cornerstone International College. This provides an
                                                     opportunity for you to have a unique and enriching
                                                                                                                With best wishes,
                                                                                                                Professor Paddy Nixon
                                                     learning experience across two cultures and receive        Vice-Chancellor and President
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We are
Ulster
                                                                                                                      IN THE UK FOR                     IN THE UK FOR                           OF ALL UK
                                                                                                                     PHARMACY AND                         BUILDING                           UNIVERSITIES FOR
                                                                                                                     PHARMACOLOGY                  (The Complete University Guide, 2019)     OVERALL RESEARCH

University.
                                                                                                                      (The Guardian, 2015/16/17)                                                   (REF, 2014)

Going to university is an exciting step and choosing where to                                                         IN THE UK FOR                   IN THE UK FOR                         INVESTED IN RESEARCH
study is an important decision that will shape your future. With                                                  OUTSTANDING IMPACT IN            LAND AND PROPERTY                       AND INNOVATION EACH
four distinct campuses across Northern Ireland, it is the student
experience that we offer which sets Ulster University apart.
                                                                                                                      LAW RESEARCH                   MANAGEMENT                                     YEAR
                                                                                                                              (REF, 2014)           (Complete University Guide, 2019)
From renowned teaching inspired by world-class research, to first
class resources and facilities, all within an inclusive, supportive
learning environment, we place ambition at the heart of everything
we do to ensure you excel and unleash your full potential.                                IN THE UK FOR
                                                                                           BIOSCIENCES
                                                                                           (The Guardian, 2019)

25,000                                              OPTOMETRY RANKED
                                                                                                                        WE RECRUIT
                                                                                                                      INTERNATIONAL
                                                                                                                                                     OF GRADUATES
                                                                                                                                                       IN WORK                                 195,000
                                                                                          IN THE UK FOR                                               OR FURTHER                                 ALUMNI
                                                                                        HOSPITALITY, EVENT         STUDENTS FROM OVER
                                                                                                                                                         STUDY                                  WORLDWIDE
                                                                                         MANAGEMENT                100 COUNTRIES                   within six months of graduating
                          STUDENTS
                                                                                            & TOURISM               ACROSS THE GLOBE                   (DLHE Survey, 2016/17)
                                                    (Complete University Guide, 2019)      (The Guardian, 2019)

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Ulster treated me like
family; like their own
responsibility.

That’s one of the reason’s
why I chose Ulster
University.

Berin Jabez Grant, India
BSc Business

A
global
                                     Students from across the world         Our Global Engagement team          Our Student Support staff and the
                                     have chosen to study at Ulster         will provide you with advice on     Students’ Union are also on hand
                                     University and gain a highly           our courses, assistance with your   to help you settle in to Ulster life.
                                     valued degree.                         application and information
                                                                            about life at Ulster.                FIND OUT MORE
                                     The Ulster experience not only
                                     offers you academic excellence,        They will also continue to             ulster.ac.uk/global
                                     but you will also be part of a         support you during your time           global@ulster.ac.uk
                                     friendly and welcoming university,     with us. To ensure you feel right
                                     committed to providing you with a      at home, you will have the

                           welcome
                                     quality student experience.            opportunity to participate in a
                                                                            wide variety of events organised
                                     Modern facilities for sport, leisure   for international students across
                                     and accommodation combine              all campuses.
                                     with our international reputation      You will also be encouraged to
                                     for excellence in teaching and         get to know other Ulster students
                                     research to make us a leading UK       through engagement with the
                                     education provider.                    Students’ Union.

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A Taste of
Northern
Ireland.                                                                                                    Image courtesy of
                                                                                                            © Christopher Heaney

Welcome to
Northern Ireland
No matter where in the world you are              Belfast is the
from, studying in Northern Ireland will be
an unforgettable experience.                      Most Affordable
                                                  City in the UK*
International students love our location be-
cause it is so convenient to the rest of the UK
and Europe.                                       Happiest
                                                  people                I love the Northern Irish
Belfast is less than one hour from
London by air and there are almost
                                                  in the UK*            people. They are the nicest
                                                                        body of people I’ve ever
30 daily flights to choose from.                                        had the pleasure of getting
                                                                        to know. You make friends
                                                                        with strangers and it
International students also enjoy our green       Lonely Planet’s       makes all the difference.

                                                  Top Region to visit
landscape and dramatic coastlines – not to
mention our cultural and historic-rich cities.
                                                  in 2018               Emily Villari, USA
                                                                        BSc Advertising

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FABULOUS                                                                                                              Pubs
FOOD!Northern Ireland is a great destination for
                                                                                                                      &Clubs
                                                                                                                      Whichever Ulster campus you choose,
                                                                                                                      you will never be far away from
                                                                                                                      renowned pubs and clubs.
     lovers of good food and drink.                                                                                   Some of the most well-known student venues include
                                                                                                                      the Anchor bar in Portstewart, Sugar nightclub in
     From seafront restaurants along the Causeway Coastal Route to seafood bars                                       Derry~Londonderry, and The Duke of York and The
     at the foot of the Mourne Mountains, contemporary city restaurants, and hearty                                   Spaniard in Belfast – a pub enjoyed by the cast of Game
     pub grub in beautiful rural spots. With a number of recent worldwide accolades,                                  of Thrones.
     the quality and authenticity of our local produce is undeniable.

                                                                                       Everything here is fun. They
                                                                                       plan it, they cater for your
                                                                                       needs, they care for you.
                                                                                       It’s so worth it.

                                                                                       Chelsea Dipompeo, USA
                                                                                       Irish Studies

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                                                    Literature
the                                                 & Theatre
BIG
EVENT
     We love to                                             Northern Ireland
     celebrate.                                             is home to Nobel
                                                            Laureates and award-
     During your time at Ulster University,
     make the most of great events across                   winning playwrights.
     North Ireland.

     Love speed? Enjoy the North West 200
     (Portrush/Causeway Coast) or the Ulster
     Grand Prix (Crumlin). Love food? Try one of            Tour Heaney country in Magherafelt
     our many foodie events such as The Ould                and gain an insight into the landscape
     Lammas Fair (Ballycastle). There’s something           that inspired world-famous poet Seamus
     to suit all tastes.                                    Heaney. Enjoy a new play by local
                                                            writers including Marie Jones and
                                                            Owen McCaferty, classic works from
                                                            internationally acclaimed Brian Friel, or
                                                            touring productions at world class theatre
                                                            venues.

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                                             PLAYGROUN
The legend of
TITANIC

                                        ADVENTURE
                                                         Embrace your surroundings and
                                                         pack as much into your time outside
                                                         your studies.

                                                         Paddle along canoe trails, surf or body
                                                         board on waves coming from the roaring
Only in Belfast can you follow                           North Atlantic or head to the Mourne
Titanic’s remarkable journey from the
                                                         Mountains, where you can walk, climb or
drawing board to the slipways, or
stand on the vast floor of the dock                      horse-ride.
where she was fitted out – her last
footprint on land.

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                                Made for              THE
                                               golf   Giant’s
                                                      Causeway
                                                      VISITOR CENTRE AND THE
                                                      CAUSEWAY COASTAL
Northern Ireland is made for golf
and our home-grown talent in
                                                      ROUTE
Darren Clarke, Graeme McDowell
and Rory McIlroy – all of whom
are honorary graduates of Ulster –                                                                  The Giant’s Causeway is a
                                                                                                    spectacular natural attraction
is testament to this.
                                                      Northern Ireland is a lovely                  and Northern Ireland’s only
                                                                                                    UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Northern Ireland really is the playground             place; it is so peaceful, full of             Visit the world-class visitor centre. Are the
of champions. Perfect your technique on the
superb world-class links of Royal Portrush –          nature and people are really                  basaltic columns the work of giant, Finn
                                                                                                    McCool or Mother Nature? You decide.
home to the 148th Open – or hone your skills
on a diverse range of parkland and seaside
                                                      friendly. I’ve made lifelong                  Complete the experience by driving the
                                                                                                    Causeway Coastal Route, a road trip
courses. We have over 90 great courses to             memories and friendships.                     recognised as one of the top-5 drives in the
choose from.                                                                                        world.

                                                                     Monica Lopes Tonello, Brazil
                                                                                        Pharmacy

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                                                                                                      Ottawa

Getting
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Beijing
                                                                                                           New York
                                                                                                                                                               Islamabad
                                                                              Los Angeles                                                       Kuwait City                                              Seoul        Tokyo
                                                                                                                                                                                  Dhaka
                                                                                                                                        Cairo

Here
                                                                                                                                                      Riyadh         New Delhi                       Hong Kong
                        Belfast                                                 Mexico City

                                                                                                                                    Abuja                                   Kuala Lumpur
                                                                                                           Bogota
                                                                                      Warsaw                                                                                                 Singapore
                                  London                                              2HRS
                                                                                      50MINS
                                                    Amsterdam Berlin
                                                    1HR          1HR
                                                    35MINS       35MINS
                                                                                    Krakow                               Brasilia
                                                                                    2HRS
                                                                                    50MINS

                                                                                                                                                Pretoria
                                           Paris
                                           1HR                    Salzburg
                                           45MINS                 2HRS
                                                        Geneva
                                                        2HRS
                                                        20MINS
                                                                 Milan
                                                                 2HRS
                                                                 35MINS                      Dubrovnik
                                                                                             3HRS
                                                                                             10MINS

                                             Barcelona
                                             2HRS
                                             35MINS

                                           Ibiza
                                           2HRS
                                           55MINS
                      Faro
                      3HRS                                                                                                                                 Belfast

        2 airports in Belfast,
        Dublin airport only
        90 minutes away.                                                                                                                                                                                                        Warsaw
                                                                                                                                                                       London                                                   2HRS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                50MINS
                                                                                                                                                                                            Amsterdam Berlin
        Direct flights from Belfast                                                                                                                                                         1HR           1HR
        to over 180 destinations                                                             Edinburgh                                                                                      35MINS        35MINS

                                                                                      Glasgow                                                                                                                                 Krakow
        in 42 countries.                                                                                                                                                                                                      2HRS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              50MINS
                                                                          Belfast                          Newcastle
        1 hour from London,
                                                                                                                                                                                   Paris
        35 flights per day.                                                                                                                                                        1HR                         Salzburg
                                                                                                        Manchester                                                                 45MINS                      2HRS

                                                                                                      Liverpool                                                                                 Geneva
                                                                      Dublin                                                                                                                    2HRS
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Milan
                                                                                                         Birmingham                                                                             20MINS
                                                                                                                                                                                                           2HRS
                                                                                                                                                                                                           35MINS                      Dubrovnik
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       3HRS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       10MINS
                                                                                                      Bristol
                                                                                         Cardiff                 London
                                                                                                                                                                                    Barcelona
                                                                                                                                                                                    2HRS
                                                                                                                                                                                    35MINS

                                                                                                                                                                                  Ibiza
                                                                                                                                                                                  2HRS
                                                                                                                                                                                  55MINS
                                                                                                                                                        Faro
                                                                                                                                                        3HRS
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Business Pathway                                                                                                                           Hospitality Management Pathway

 Option 1                                                                                                                                  Option 1

Complete one of the following BTEC Higher National Diplomas with a Merit average and you will be eligible
to join year 2 or 3 of the corresponding bachelor degree at Ulster University.                                                             QUALIFICATION                  AWARD                            PATHWAYS

 QUALIFICATION                 AWARD                                      PATHWAYS
                                                                          BSc (Hons) Business Studies (final year)                         BTEC Higher
                                                                                                                                           National Diploma
                                                                          BSc (Hons) Business with Accounting (final year)                                                                   26-week       BSc (Hons) International Hospitality
                                                                                                                                           in Hospitality                    Merit
                                                                                                                                                                                            internship     Management (final year)
 BTEC Higher                                                                                                                               Management
                                                                          BSc (Hons) Business with Marketing (final year)                                                                     (can be
 National Diploma                                                                                                                          (2 years)
                                  Merit                                                                                                                                                    completed in
 in Business                                                              BSc (Hons) Business with Enterprise (final year)
                                                                                                                                                                                               India)
 (2 years)
                                                                          BSc (Hons) Human Resource Management
                                                                          (final year)*
                                                                          BSc (Hons) Marketing (final year)*
                                                                                                                                           Option 2

 *Students who complete BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business (2 years) with merit will be considered on a case-by-case basis to
 join the final year of BSc (Hons) Human Resource Management and BSc (Hons) Marketing.                                                     QUALIFICATION                  AWARD                            PATHWAYS

 Option 2
                                                                                                                                           BTEC Higher
                                                                                                                                           National Certificate                                                                  BSc (Hons) International
                                                                                                                                           in Hospitality                    Merit          BSc (Hons)          1-year           Hospitality Management
 QUALIFICATION                 AWARD                                      PATHWAYS
                                                                                                                                           Management                                      International    paid internship      (final year)
                                                                          BSc (Hons) Business Studies (year 2 of 3)                        (1 year)                                         Hospitality      (50% of the
 BTEC Higher                                                                                                                                                                               Management         tuition fee
 National Certificate                                                     BSc (Hons) Business with Accounting (year 2 of 3)                                                                (year 2 of 4)       applies)
                                  Merit
 in Business                                                              BSc (Hons) Business with Marketing (year 2 of 3)
 (1 year)
                                                                          BSc (Hons) Business with Enterprise (year 2 of 3)
                                                                                                                                           Accredited by:
                                                                                                                                           Institute of Hospitality
 Accredited by:
 Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development			                      Chartered Institute of Marketing

                                                                                                                                                                      2    ND
                                                                                                                                                                                                           4       TH
                                                                                                                                                                        IN THE UK FOR                         IN THE UK FOR
                                                                                                                                                                      HOSPITALITY, EVENT                   HOSPITALITY, LEISURE,

                                                                                                                                      STUDENTS                         MANAGEMENT &
                                                                                                                                                                          TOURISM
                                                                                                                                                                         (The Guardian 2020)
                                                                                                                                                                                                             RECREATION &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                TOURISM
                                                                                                                                                                                                            (Complete University Guide 2020)

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   International Travel and Tourism Pathway                                                                          Creative Media Pathway

   Option 1                                                                                                          Option 1

   QUALIFICATION                  AWARD                             PATHWAYS                                         QUALIFICATION         AWARD    PATHWAYS

                                                                                                                     BTEC Higher
   BTEC Higher                                                                                                       National Diploma in            BSc (Hons) Journalism
   National Diploma                                                                                                                         Merit
                                                                    BSc (Hons) International Travel and Tourism      Journalism                     (final year)
   in International                                     26-week                                                      (2 years)
                                     Merit                          Management
   Travel and Tourism                                  internship   (final year)
   Management                                            (can be
   (2 years)                                           completed
                                                        in India)

   Option 2

   QUALIFICATION                  AWARD                             PATHWAYS

   BTEC Higher
   National Certificate                                                                   BSc (Hons) International
   in International                                 BSc (Hons)           1-year           Travel and Tourism
                                     Merit         International     paid internship
   Travel and Tourism                                                                     Management
   Management                                       Travel and        (50% of the         (final year)
   (1 year)                                           Tourism          tuition fee
                                                   Management           applies)
                                                   (year 2 of 4)

   Accredited by:
   Institute of Hospitality

                              2    ND
                                                                    4       TH
                                IN THE UK FOR                          IN THE UK FOR
                              HOSPITALITY, EVENT                    HOSPITALITY, LEISURE,

UDENTS                         MANAGEMENT &
                                  TOURISM
                                 (The Guardian 2020)
                                                                      RECREATION &
                                                                         TOURISM
                                                                     (Complete University Guide 2020)

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Building
the university
of tomorrow.
                          Ulster University is transforming the higher education
                          landscape with the £264 million landmark development
                          at the Belfast campus.

                          Located in the heart of the vibrant Cathedral Quarter,
                          the visionary new campus is one of the largest higher
                          education capital builds in Europe. It will provide a
                          progressive learning, teaching and research environment
                          supported by the best innovative technology, allowing us
                          to nurture talent and innovation.

                          The new campus, planned to open in 2021/22, will
                          not only transform the student experience as a centre of
                          academic excellence, it will also be publicly accessible
                          and a valuable asset for Belfast as a city in which to live,
                          work, study and do business.

                          As we move forward, the 75,000sqm campus will house
                          up to 15,000 students and staff. By locating our bright,
                          ambitious and creative students in the heart of Northern
                          Ireland’s capital, we will form a lively student community
                          and promote a dynamic environment, which will stimulate
                          and inspire.

                           FIND OUT MORE

                             ulster.ac.uk/greaterbelfastdevelopment

 Progressive
learning,
     teaching
     and research.

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     We are one University with four
     distinct campuses across Northern
     Ireland - Belfast, Coleraine,
     Jordanstown
     and Magee.

     While each campus differs in
                                               Belfast                               Coleraine
     size and has its own distinctive
     atmosphere, wherever you choose to        The Belfast campus is situated in     The feeling of community at our
     study, you can be sure of a first-class   the artistic and cultural centre of   Coleraine campus makes for a
     student experience.                       the city, the Cathedral Quarter.      warm and welcoming student
                                               Although traditionally associated     experience. The relaxed, outdoor
                                               with art, the campus spans an         atmosphere of the north coast
                                               increasing and exciting range of      is reflected in the feel of this
                                               subjects including architecture,      thriving campus. Together with the
                                               hospitality, event management,        nearby seaside towns of Portrush
                                               photography and digital               and Portstewart and the Giant’s
                                               animation. Our vibrant campus         Causeway World Heritage Site,
                                               plays host to frequent fashion        this area is a major international
                                               shows and art exhibitions, and        tourist destination.
                                               is an exciting place to study
                                               and work. It is also home to The      A wide range of subjects is
                                               Academy training restaurant.          available at Coleraine, which

Life on
                                                                                     results in an interesting mixture of
                                                                                     students and staff. Subject areas
                                                                                     include biomedical sciences,
                                                                                     geography and environmental
                                                                                     science, nutrition, optometry,

campus
                                                                                     psychology, pharmacy, English,
                                                                                     history, media and journalism,
                                                                                     travel and tourism, and teacher
                                                                                     education.

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                          Jordanstown                          Magee
                          Jordanstown is the largest of        The friendly village atmosphere
                          Ulster’s campuses, located just      of our Magee campus offers an
                          seven miles north of Belfast. The    intimate learning environment in
                          campus has a strong profile in       the heart of Northern Ireland’s
                          computing, built environment,        second city, Derry~Londonderry.
                          business, engineering, social        Located in the North West of
                          sciences, communication and          Northern Ireland and a short
                          academic disciplines relating to     distance from County Donegal,
                          the science and coaching of sport.   Derry~Londonderry is ideally
                          Sport plays a significant part in    situated for exploring some
                          the life of the campus which is      of Ireland’s most dramatic
                          home to the Sports Institute of      landscapes.
                          Northern Ireland (SINI).
                                                               On-going investment
                          Many students starting their         has provided state-of-the-art
                          degree at Jordanstown will           teaching, research and support
                          complete their course in the new     facilities for students and staff.
                          Belfast campus.                      Teaching strengths on campus
                                                               include business, cinematic arts,
                                                               Irish, music, drama, computing,
                                                               engineering, nursing, physical
                                                               activity, personalised medicine
                                                               and law.

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                                                                               Ulster University, Belfast                         Ulster University, Magee
from home
Your home
                                                                               Brand new, state-of-the-art                        We offer accommodation for over 630
                           With really good infrastructure, the                accommodation is now available adjacent            students in our student village and our halls
                           accommodation in the University is a                to the Belfast campus.                             of residence, Coppin House, both less
                           place that you can call home. Living with           All of the rooms are en-suite with high-           than five minutes’ walk from the campus.
                           your friends or new people from different           speed Wi-Fi provided throughout. There is          All accommodation has access to high-
                           parts of the world and at the same time             a range of accommodation available from            speed broadband with Wi-Fi throughout.
                           really close to the main buildings where            four, five and six-bed cluster apartments          There are self-contained units available
                           you study. It is a pleasant and unique              with shared kitchen/dining and living              for students who require additional space,
                           experience.                                         facilities, to individual studio apartments.       privacy and independence. Adapted
                                                                               To enhance your student experience there           accessible accommodation is available for
                           Andressa Roeder, Brazil                             is a range of additional facilities available      students with a disability.
                           BSc Food & Nutrition
                                                                               at no extra cost including a cinema room,
                                                                               study hub and gym facilities.                         accommodationm@ulster.ac.uk
                                                                                                                                     Residential Services Magee

                                                                               Ulster University, Jordanstown
                                                                               Most of the accommodation in our                   Ulster University, Coleraine
                                                                               on-campus student village comprises                Our student village offers fantastic on-
                                                                               five-bedroom, en-suite apartments                  campus accommodation. Most rooms
                                                                               with high-speed broadband and Wi-Fi                have en-suite facilities and all have a
                                                                               connections with shared kitchen/dining             broadband connection and access to
                                                                               facilities. If you require a bigger space          the internet with Wi-Fi throughout. There
                                                                               you can rent self-contained apartments             are some suites available for students
                                                                               on-campus. We provide adapted                      with special or mobility needs. Students
                                                                               accessible accommodation for students              seeking more independence may choose
                                                                               with disabilities. There are a few houses          to live in leased accommodation in the
                                                                               and apartments available on-campus                 nearby seaside town of Portstewart. The
                                                                               which have a shared bathroom facility and          University allocates and manages this
                                                                               kitchen/living dining areas between five           accommodation.
                                                                               or six residents.
                                                                                                                                     accommodationc@ulster.ac.uk
                                                                                  accommodationj@ulster.ac.uk                        Residential Services Coleraine
                           To help you settle into university life,               Residential Services Jordanstown
                           international students are guaranteed
                           university accommodation if your application
                           is submitted before the end of July. University
                           accommodation is well priced, comfortable
                           and modern, and we have something to cater
                           for every budget and taste.

                           We also arrange a ‘Reslife’ calendar of social
                           events on arrival and throughout the year so
                           you can get to know other students and fully           Campus accommodation starts from:
                           immerse yourself in community life on campus.
                           Activities include bake-offs, quiz nights and fun      Belfast/Jordanstown                          Coleraine                      Magee

                                                                                         £90                                   £75                          £75
                           sports events.

                            FIND OUT MORE                                                 per week*                            per week*                     per week*

                              ulster.ac.uk/accommodation                                                                                                *Correct at time of print

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                          Once you register to study
                          at Ulster University, you
                          automatically become
                          a member of the Ulster
                          University Students’
                          Union (UUSU). The Union
                          looks after the interests of
                          students and is represented                                The Union is the focus of              Clubs and societies
                          across all Ulster campuses.                                entertainment on each campus           Open to all Ulster students, clubs
                                                                                     and organises social events, trips     and societies are an integral part
                                                                                     and activities to ensure you have      of the Students’ Union. There is a
                                                                                     an unforgettable experience            wide range of activities on offer
                                                                                     at Ulster.                             where you can meet new people,
                                                                                                                            have fun and try something new,
                                                                                     Student voice                          all at the same time. Clubs and
                                                                                     The Union represents the student       societies are also a great way to
                                                                                     population on every University         get valuable experience and skills
                                                                                     committee, ensuring the student        to enhance your CV. Whatever
                                                                                     voice is always heard – an             your interests there is something
                                                                                     important way for us to get            for everyone.
                                                                                     feedback on our teaching and
                                                                                     facilities. The Students’ Union also   UUSU Enterprise
                                                                                     runs the course rep system at the      UUSU Enterprise offers advice
                                                                                     University. Being a course rep is a    and guidance to help you get your
                                                                                     great addition to your CV.             business idea up and running,
                                                                                                                            from developing a business plan
                                                                                     Supporting you                         to sourcing funding. There are
                                                                                     The Students’ Union is an              a range of opportunities and
                                                                                     important part of our student          competitions on offer for you to
                                                                                     support network. You can receive       get involved.
                                                                                     free, confidential advice and
                                                                                     information on any issue or             FIND OUT MORE
                                                         The Students’ Union is      aspect of student life at Ulster.
                                                         a big, friendly family,     Site vice-presidents can advise          uusu.org
                                                         where I met so many         you on issues such as study,             Ulster SU
                                                         nice people and had a       accommodation, how to deal with          @UUSU
                                                         great time on the events    stress or anything else that affects
                                                         regularly organised.        your ability to make the most of

Your
                                                                                     your student experience.

                                                         Viktorija Ozerova, Latvia
                                                         Biomedical Science

Students’ Union
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                          Here to
                          support you
                          Life as a student is exciting but it can also              Disabilities and medical conditions
                          be demanding. You may face personal challenges             If you have a disability or long-term medical condition
                          and that’s where we can help. Our Student Wellbeing        including mental health difficulties or specific learning
                          team can help you with a range of issues to ensure         difficulties (e.g. ADHD, dyslexia), please let us know
                          you make the most of your time at Ulster. Our              when you apply
                          professional services are free, confidential and           to Ulster. Our AccessAbility team will be able
                          inclusive                                                  to advise you on the range of support
                          for all Ulster students.                                   available and will also help you to access funded
                                                                                     support for assistive technology
                          Health and wellbeing                                       software and equipment or non-medical support
                          Our team provides advice and guidance for many             providers as appropriate.
                          student concerns, such as academic matters, coping
                          with stress and dealing with personal issues. We           Counselling
                          want to help you take good care of yourself, both          All Ulster University students can access face-to-face
                          physically and emotionally during your time at             counselling support from a trained counsellor, on
                          university.                                                or off campus and a confidential 24/7 counselling
                                                                                     helpline is also available.
                          Money matters
                          Our team can help you to adapt to student life by           FIND OUT MORE
                          providing budgeting and money management advice
                          to empower you to live within your means. We can              ulster.ac.uk/studentsupport
                          also offer advice on financial matters including tuition
                          fees, bursaries and access to financial support.

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                                                                                                      The Office for Global

Happy to help.                                                                                        Engagment at Ulster is
                                                                                                      one of the best I have ever
                                                                                                      seen. The Office offers and
                                                                                                      provides me with support
We support you                        Immigration advice                                              whenever I need it.
The Office for Global                 Our Compliance Team offers free and confidential
Engagement at Ulster is available
to support you during each stage
                                      advice and assistance on visa and immigration
                                      requirements before and during your studies with us.
                                                                                                      They supported me from
of your journey with us. From         Services include supporting you in your application for a       arrival, settling, registering
application through to graduation,    Tier 4 student visa and extending your visa.
our specialist staff are here to                                                                      with medical practice,
help.                                 For further details on support available please visit ulster.
                                      ac.uk/global/visa-immigration                                   providing information
Our services include providing
support with your application,        Welcome Week
                                                                                                      about accommodation,
guidance on visa and immigration      Welcome Week kicks off with a pick-up service for               supermarkets, places to see.
requirements, pre-arrival             international students from local airports. Our Welcome
information, delivering a welcome     Week provides an opportunity for you to get to know             I will definitely recommend
                                                                                                      this university to others!
programme designed specifically       your campus, meet academic and support staff and other
for international students and a      students. It includes a range of information sessions and
range of social and cultural events   social events designed to help you settle into university
throughout your time with us.         life and living in Northern Ireland.
                                                                                                                        Purna Prasad Sita, India
Further information on our            Further information can be found at ulster.ac.uk/
services can be found opposite.       global/pre-arrival                                                                     MSc Management

                                       FIND OUT MORE

                                         +44 (0)28 9036 6755
                                         global@ulster.ac.uk
                                         ulster.ac.uk/global

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                                                                                          How to apply
                                                                                          You can apply directly to Ulster University. Applying is free
                                                                                          and we aim to make you an offer within two working days
                                                                                          from receipt of your application.
                                                                                          Please visit our website for international students:
                                                                                             ulster.ac.uk/global/apply

                                                                                          Need help?
                                                                                          Talk to our Regional Manager for your country:
                                                                                             ulster.ac.uk/global/apply/your-country

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                          Select                                    Check your course                            Check your
                                                                    entry requirements                           relevant country
                          a course                                  Visit the online prospectus to check         page
                          Select the course you want to apply for   the academic and English language            Access information on qualifications
                          from our online prospectus.               requirements for your course.                and contact details for educational
                          ulster.ac.uk/courses                      ulster.ac.uk/courses                         representatives in your region.

Applying to
                                                                                                                 ulster.ac.uk/global/apply/
                                                                                                                 your-country

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                          Apply                                     Receive your letter                          Accept your offer

Ulster
                          online                                    of offer                                     Meet the conditions of your offer
                          Submit your application and upload                                                     (if any) and pay your deposit.
                                                                    We will email this to you.
                          your supporting documentation via our                                                  ulster.ac.uk/global/apply/
                          on-line portal.                                                                        how/accepting-your-offer
                          ulster.ac.uk/applyonline

University
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                          Need a Tier 4 visa?                       Receive your                                 Apply for your
                          Submit additional documents that we
                          need to issue your Confirmation of
                                                                    CAS letter                                   Tier 4 visa
                          Acceptance for Studies (CAS).             We will email this to you.                   ulster.ac.uk/tier4
                          ulster.ac.uk/visas

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