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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
My experience at Ulster University was unique and enjoyable. Ulsters hands-on approach to education was academically fulfilling and personally elevating. My lecturers were all experts in their fields, and passionate in their approach to teaching, providing me with an invaluable education. However, my face-to-face teaching experience was short lived due to the unexpected...
Coleraine campus Teaching is mostly good but some teachers can be difficult and not very understanding. I started to recognise that I have a neurodivergency a few years ago and been waiting on NHS list to get a diagnosis for 18 months. I asked Ulster to help in some minor ways (clocks in classrooms and less engaging classes to be available from home) they were unwilling...
It’s quite challenging especially been blended methods but everyday is a day to want to do more and learn
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