Ulster University London & Birmingham

London & Birmingham, England

Ulster University’s London and Birmingham branch campuses are delivered as a partnership between the University and QA Higher Education.


St James' House
10 Rosebery Avenue

About Ulster University London & Birmingham

Factsheet about: Ulster University London & Birmingham

Please provide us with a short blurb about the university.

Here at Ulster University, we place ambition at the heart of everything to create the most rewarding student experience possible.

Our London and Birmingham Branch Campuses offer a unique student experience, with accessible city centre locations and stimulating learning environments - you can pursue your ambitions at one of the world’s top 150 young universities (Times HE 2018)

The Branch Campuses offer globally recognised, fully accredited degrees at Bachelors and Masters level. We have an excellent reputation for research, providing work-based learning, and for the level of recognition granted by professional bodies.

We aim to create the best opportunities for our students by putting an emphasis on work-based learning. This contributes to over 94% of our graduates being in work or further study within 6 months of leaving university (DLHE Survey 2016/17).

Brief outline of the university’s facilities

Birmingham centre:

  • Computer labs and laptop renting service
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout
  • Library and book club
  • Free hot drink vending machines
  • Free fresh fruit and biscuits
  • Private study area
  • Breakout areas with games such as table tennis and pool
  • Multi-faith room
  • Careers and Employability Service
  • Student Welfare Service
  • ACE Team – Academic Community of Excellence who can assist with studies and assignments

London centre:

  • Brand new Student Hub. Take the virtual tour here.
  • Student PCs, printing service and lockers
  • Social/breakout space
  • IT and learning space
  • Dedicated careers and employability area
  • ACE Team area
  • Common areas
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout
Closest airport to the university?
(How long does it take to get from the airport to the main university campus?)

Whichever centre you decide to attend, there’s an international airport within approximately an hour of your location.

From our Birmingham Centre:

  • Birmingham Airport – 15-minutes by train, 25-minutes by car

From our London centre:

  • You can reach Gatwick, Luton, Heathrow or
  • Stansted within 1 hour 6 minutes by train

Student Union activities & societies?

As a student at the Branch Campuses, you are automatically a member of the Students Activities Association (SAA). The purpose of the SAA and its voluntary student Ambassadors is to engage with students and assist the running of student-centred events across campus.

The Student Relations Officer leads the SAA and is your point of call for student events and societies. They’re based in London and travel to Birmingham frequently.

Scholarships & Bursaries
(Any specifically for NI students?)

At our Branch Campuses, we ensure that fears about finance do not constrain prospective students from considering university and reward academic excellence.

Our scholarships and early payment discounts have been introduced to promote wider access for students, endorsing our commitment to equal opportunities.
Find out more about scholarships and discounts by clicking here.

Internships/Placement/Study abroad opportunities?

Professional Practice – Placement Year

If you decide that our BSc Hons Computing Systems degree is for you, we’re excited to be able to offer it with a Diploma in Professional Practice.

How this works:

During year 3 of this programme, you will have the option to undertake a placement year module – a great opportunity for students to develop knowledge and expertise that can be used in their final year.

What accommodation is available & what is the average cost?

We understand that living away from home is a big part of the student experience and appreciate the need for you to find the perfect place to live.
Fill out a form to find out what accommodation options are available.

3 Fun Facts about the university

  1. International network: We are truly international with over 2,000 international students from over 80 countries and Alumni from 121 countries.
  2. Teaching excellence: We partner with QA who have 20+ years’ experience developing business and IT skills, and are the UK’s largest corporate training provider.
  3. Brand new Student Hub at our London Branch Campus! In early 2019, we opened a brand new QA Student Hub fully equipped with modern technology and furnishings to give our students a relaxed and informal place to study and socialise.
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