Category: Universities in Northern Ireland

Stranmillis University College

Stranmillis University College is a university college of Queen’s University Belfast. The institution is located on the Stranmillis Road in Belfast. It had 1,555 students in 2014/15. The school offers the BEd, PGCE and TESOL, as well as other courses. History Stranmillis University College The college was established in 1922 to provide state-funded teacher training by the then newly created Government of Northern Ireland to ensure that there would be…

St Mary’s University College, Belfast

St Mary’s University College is a university college in Belfast, Northern Ireland. History St. Mary’s University College St Mary’s was established in 1985, but can directly trace its existence to 1900 and the foundation of St Mary’s Training College, which focused mainly on the training of women as teachers. St Joseph’s Training College located on the Stewartstown Road, was set up to train men and the amalgamation of the two…

Ulster University

Ulster University (Irish: Ollscoil Uladh,[6][7][8] Ulster Scots: Ulstèr Universitie[9] or Ulstèr Varsitie),[10] officially the University of Ulster,[11] is a multi-campus public university located in Northern Ireland. It is often referred to informally and unofficially as Ulster, or by the abbreviation UU.[12][13][14] It is the second largest university on the island of Ireland, after the federal National University of Ireland. Established in 1968 as the New University of Ulster, it merged…

Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast (informally Queen’s or QUB) is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland.[note 1] The university was chartered in 1845, and opened in 1849 as “Queen’s College, Belfast”, but has roots going back to 1810 and the Royal Belfast Academical Institution.[4] The university forms the focal point of the Queen’s Quarter area of the city, one of Belfast’s four cultural districts. It offers academic degrees at various…