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Family Business Programme at Queen’s University to help keep it in the family

Queen's University Belfast

A new programme to support family businesses, which make up 75% of firms in Northern Ireland, has been launched at Queen’s University in Belfast. Only 3.2% of family companies survive past the third generation and the aim of the ‘The Family Business Programme’ is to help prepare future leaders for their role as owners, managers and entrepreneurs. Anne Clydesdale, of ... Read More »

Dublin universities may change NI exam admissions criteria

Dublin City University

By Robbie Meredith Two of the Republic of Ireland’s leading universities are considering an increase in their intake of students from Northern Ireland. Many popular courses at universities in the Republic are inaccessible to Northern Ireland students. This is due to a system that compares A-level results with the Republic’s Leaving Certificate qualification. Now, Trinity College Dublin and Dublin City ... Read More »

Record number of students apply to Northern Ireland universities

UK Students

By Lindsay Fergus A record number of students have applied for places at one of Northern Ireland’s universities this autumn. The Universities Colleges Admission Service (Ucas) revealed that 19,587 people had applied for a place at either Queen’s University Belfast, University of Ulster, Stranmillis University College or St Mary’s University College by the January 15 deadline. That is the highest ... Read More »

UK: Queen’s University Belfast makes significant cancer breakthrough

A major breakthrough by scientists at Queen’s University Belfast could lead to more effective treatments for throat and cervical cancer. The discovery could see the development of new therapies, which would target the non-cancerous cells surrounding a tumour, as well as treating the tumour itself. Researchers at Queen’s Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology have found that the non-cancerous ... Read More »

Queen’s University Belfast announces £200m funding plan

queens-University-belfast

Queen’s University Belfast has announced plans to invest £200m over the next four years. Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Peter Gregson said it would improve services and facilities for students. He said the university wanted to “invest in world-class teachers and researchers, and extend our commitment to promoting graduate employability”. “The investment plan we are announcing will lead to more construction jobs, ... Read More »

North American Merit Postgraduate Scholarship

Queen’s University Belfast offers North American Merit Scholarship for US  postgraduate students at UK, 2012 Study Subjects: Courses offered by the University Course Level: Postgraduate   Scholarship Provider: Queen’s University Belfast Scholarship can be taken at: UK Eligibility: – Candidates must be classified as US residents for fee purposes – Candidates must be enrolled on a full-time degree-seeking undergraduate course at Queen’s University Belfast – The ... Read More »

2012 Canadian Scholarship at Queen’s University Belfast

 offers Scholarship for Canadian undergraduate and postgraduate students at UK, 2012  Study Subject: Courses offered by the University Course Level: Undergraduate or Postgraduate Scholarship Provider: Queen’s University Belfast Scholarship can be taken at: UK  Eligibility: – Candidates must be classified as Canadian residents for fee purposes – Candidates must be enrolled on a full-time degree-seeking undergraduate or postgraduate course at Queen’s University Belfast – ... Read More »

UK intelligence awards 8 varsities for cyber security

Oxford and Bristol are among eight universities recognised as centres of excellence in cyber security research by GCHQ, one of Britain’s three intelligence agencies. The eight universities conducting world class research in the field of cyber security will be awarded ‘Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research’ status by GCHQ in partnership with the Research Councils’ Global Uncertainties Programme ... Read More »

Irish colleges outside top 50 for finance courses

If you want to make a career in finance, Irish universities are not the place to do it, according to a new report. The latest QS Top Universities ranking for careers in accounting and finance shows no Irish university in the top 50, with Trinity the highest ranked at 55. University College Dublin came in at 61 while Queens University ... Read More »

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