Ulster University begins New Chapter welcoming students to the Belfast campus

The new Ulster University Belfast campus is located at York Street in the heart of Belfast City Centre. The campus is 75,000m2 and will house over 15,500 students and staff. Ulster University has four main campuses Belfast, Coleraine, Magee and Jordanstown.

The creation of the iconic university is part of the most significant regeneration project in Belfast since 1998 consisting of 19 roof levels and 120 floors. The campus includes innovative learning spaces including; stimulating and engaging teaching facilities, library, social learning student rooms and much more.

Ulster University has begun a new chapter in heart of Belfast to educate hundreds of thousands of aspiring engineers, business leaders, artists, computer scientists, architects, game designers and many more.  The university has been built to last for at least 300 years.

Due to the size of the building, Michael Nugent Ltd provided the Mechanical and Electrical installation for Phase 2 Block BD which was complete in August 2021 and has been built to expectations of BREEAM excellence. Our Mechanical and Electrical installation on Block BB included the refurbishment of levels 0,1,2 to accommodate teaching facilities. was complete in October 2021

The project has many complex Mechanical and Electrical installations including; Energy Monitoring Systems which were installed to measure power consumption to support energy saving activities. For more information on MEP Services provided check out our Ulster University Project Profile.

The community welcomes the stunning educational building as it represents a huge positive development for Belfast and the economy. With roof levels overseeing a bird’s eye view of Belfast and a sky bridge connecting buildings with the view of York Street, the university is extremely unique.

The project was not without challenges as the global pandemic hit during works, Michael Nugent Ltd worked closely with Main Contractor’s Somague Sacyr to ensure health and safety regulations were followed to allow the project to continue.

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Photographer Richard Watson