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Monthly Archives: November 2016


29Nov No Comments
Volunteer with Cancer Focus NI

Volunteer with Cancer Focus NI

Over the next few months Cancer Focus Northern Ireland have been given some fantastic opportunities to raise money for our services, here in Northern Ireland.  Whilst we have a brilliant team of volunteers who we call upon often, we would...

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15Nov No Comments
Big Week ahead for Gaelic Games

Big Week ahead for Gaelic Games

This week Ulster University Gaelic Academy Clubs will compete in 4 All-Ireland Semi-Finals along with one All-Ireland Quarter Final across each of the codes. First up will be the Men's GFC Fresher A team who will take on DCU in...

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#ThisBUCSGirlCan - Interview with graduate and Talent Coach Shirley McCay

#ThisBUCSGirlCan – Interview with graduate and Talent Coach Shirley McCay

Our attentions for #ThisBUCSGirlCan week now turn to Shirley McCay, Ulster University graduate and Talent Coach for Ulster Hockey Union. Shirley was part of the Ulster University Elks Hockey 1s team who won the Irish Senior Cup (twice!), the Intervarsity Chilean...

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#ThisBUCSGirlCan - Interview with Sinead Connolly

#ThisBUCSGirlCan – Interview with Sinead Connolly

UUSU Sport spoke to Sinead Connolly, lecturer and founder Club GymFUN, a very successful gymnastics club based on Jordanstown campus. Please tell me a little about the position you are in now; title, what the role entails, how long you...

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#ThisBUCSGirlCan - Interview with Professor Deirdre Brennan

#ThisBUCSGirlCan – Interview with Professor Deirdre Brennan

UUSU Sport spoke to Professor Deirdre Brennan - lecturer, founder of Ulster Sports Outreach, co-founder of Sport Changes life, and basketball enthusiast having coached both the men's and women's Ulster University Elks teams, and the Ulster Elks Juniors. Please tell...

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#ThisBUCSGirlCan - Interview with Professor Marie Murphy

#ThisBUCSGirlCan – Interview with Professor Marie Murphy

UUSU Sport spoke to Professor Marie Murphy, lecturer and former Head of School for School of Sport, British Gymnastics coach and coach education tutor as part of the #ThisBUCSGirlCan week.  Marie was a lead researcher for the Student Activity and Sport...

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#ThisBUCSGirlCan - Interview with Chief Operating Officer, Niamh Lamond

#ThisBUCSGirlCan – Interview with Chief Operating Officer, Niamh Lamond

As part of #ThisBUCSGirlCan week, UUSU Sport spoke to successful female graduates and staff members at Ulster University to determine how they have become a leader in their field, and the role sport and physical activity plays in their life....

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This Girl Can

This Girl Can

Answering BUCS’s call to support the This Girl Can campaign 7-13 November, UUSU Sport has created a programme of activities for female students and staff to get moving. The This Girl Can campaign motivated 64% of women to take up...

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