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About Us

CUC Ulster University is a modern and dynamic University based in Qatar.

Vice-Chancellor’s Message

At Ulster University, we want to provide you with the most rewarding student experience possible. From our teaching underpinned by world-leading research, to our focus on your future career and the many opportunities for you to discover your passions, we aim to provide you with the platform to excel.

We are renowned for our teaching excellence, underpinned by world-leading research. Your learning is directly influenced by distinguished experts making pioneering breakthroughs, the benefits of which are felt far and wide. Our strong collaboration with industry is re ected in our dynamic course portfolio, meeting new and emerging sector demands to ensure industry-relevant programmes producing work-ready graduates. This website will provide you with a flavour of life at our Qatar branch campus; the unique student experience, central location and stimulating learning environment where you can pursue your ambitions.

Whatever your aspirations, at Ulster we want to provide you with a learning experience that will stretch your mind, help you embrace challenges and strive for the inconceivable. We want to make you the artists, engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs of tomorrow.

We want you to come to Ulster University.

With best wishes,

Professor Paul Bartholomew
Vice Chancellor, Ulster University, UK

Executive Dean’s Message


We are one of the leading higher education institutions in Qatar, providing a range of high quality,  exible programmes that will equip you with the skills and knowledge for a modern and changing world. In line with the Qatar National Vision 2030, CUC Ulster University is fuelling the need for vital industry-specific skills that contribute to the new knowledge based economy both in Qatar and worldwide.

Our unique partnership with Ulster University ensures you will be studying towards internationally recognised qualifications as well as enjoying access to an extensive and rich range of resources and research material, with opportunities to study at one of the top ranked Business Schools in the UK.

Our programmes have been shaped by the very latest thinking, and our students work on real-life projects with an academic team who are experts in their  field. In addition to providing you with up-to-date knowledge and research, they ensure you are equipped with the tools to succeed in your chosen career. However, it is not just about achieving a qualification. Studying with us will develop you as a person, as we place great emphasis on you being able to reach your true potential. Our students graduate, empowered with knowledge, skills and competencies for a specific job.

CUC Ulster University is a fantastic place to study and enjoy learning. Anchored by the highest academic standards and our extensive links with industry, you will make the right choice in joining us and I look forward to meeting you on your learning journey.

Richard Hollywood
Executive Dean, CUC Ulster University, Qatar

Faculty & Staff

Our faculty and staff are a diverse group of academics and specialists dedicated to delivering high-quality knowledge and expertise in their fields. Our faculty are engaged in practising and teaching vocational and academic methodologies. 

Our faculty also undertake practical, workplace-linked research programmes of benefit to the national development of Qatar.

Teaching experience within the Business faculty includes Accounting and Finance, Marketing, General management, Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship, Business Management, Computer Science, and Artificial Intelligence.

Board of Governors