Why study at Ulster?

Ulster offers great teaching alongside first class resources. Known for the warm welcome and supportive learning environment, you are guaranteed to receive a ‘uniquely Ulster’ experience that will help you fulfil your potential.

All undergraduate courses at Ulster include a placement opportunity (at home or abroad) to boost your career prospects.

What’s especially unique about choosing Ulster is the value for money. The university offer a range of great value discount packages worth up to £2,500 per year for students from England, Scotland and Wales! The packages include fees discount, contribution towards accommodation or a travel fund to help with your trips back home during the year.

Top tips for Clearing 

  • Choose a course that really interests you Don't rush into a decision that you may later regret. You want to enjoy your years at university!
  • Consider other factors Location, accommodation, sports facilities and your social life are all important when making your decision.
  • If you’re particularly interested in a course but waiting to find out your exam results in August contact Ulster as soon as possible. Getting to know you now can fast track your Clearing offer when 16 August hits.


To help you settle into university life, Ulster guarantees you a place in one of its halls of residence in your first year of study. Ulster University accommodation is one of the most affordable in the UK, with prices starting from just £73 per week. What’s more, you can get up to £1,000 discount per year if you are a student from England, Scotland or Wales. There is a wide range of room options to cater for all tastes and budgets, with fantastic on-site facilities and free Wi-Fi throughout.  

At Ulster you are part of a fun and vibrant Residence Life community of like-minded people who enjoy exclusive access to a host of activities, events and trips!

Clearing success stories

Lewis and Rachel both used Clearing to find places at Ulster. Read about their experiences.