Ulster University partners with Shaanxi University of Science and Technology to establish Ulster College in Northern China
Hundreds of Chinese students have registered to attend Ulster College in Xi’an China this academic year in an international partnership that will bring together the teaching expertise of Ulster University and Shaanxi University of Science and Technology (SUST).
Situated in Shaanxi Province in Northern China, Ulster College opened this week and offers Chinese students Ulster University’s undergraduate programmes in the areas of Mechanical Engineering, Technology with Design and Computer Science. Courses will have a focus on practical skills, informed by research, employer feedback and professional body standards to ensure Ulster College students will graduate with industry-ready skills to secure a graduate job. Students studying at Ulster College will also have the option to complete part of their degree at Ulster University’s Belfast or Jordanstown campuses.
The opening ceremony of Ulster College was attended by government & education officials as well as senior Ulster University staff.
Since 2014 Ulster University has secured £7.6million in funding for computer related research for 84 projects across a range of sectors and prioritises research-based teaching for students. 90% or Ulster University's computing research has been rated world-leading or internationally excellent and Ulster is ranked in the top 10 universities in the UK for Electronic and Electrical Engineering.