Stranmillis University College has a long-established heritage and reputation for driving innovation and change in education. For almost 100 years, we have been shaping education, unlocking the potential of young people and building better futures for all.
The College opened in October to provide courses
for Primary School teachers
Official opening of the Main Building by the
Duchess of Atholl, MP
The College site used by the military as a hospital
and classes relocated to Portrush on the North
Antrim coast until May 1944
17 men were awarded King’s Scholarship senior
pupil teacherships tenable for two years
Opening of the Henry Garrett building, designed by
Rippingham. Wartime shortages meant no wood
was used in its construction
Four year BEd degree, awarded by QUB and taught
by Stranmillis staff, with ‘recognised teacher’ status
Refectory Building and six Halls of Residence built,
representing the six counties of Northern Ireland
Development of partnership with St Mary’s
University College on cross-community contact
scheme and education for mutual understanding
Planning Order: campus made an area of special
architectural or historic interest
Erasmus networks established
BA Early Childhood Studies commenced
BSc Health and Leisure Studies began.
MA Early Childhood Studies introduced
Launch of Effective Pre-School Provision in
Northern Ireland (EPPNI)
Foundation Degree ECS introduced 2008
Successful Research Assessment Exercise (RAE)
Launch of International Fund for Ireland CREDIT Project
Successful Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise
Blurred Lives Pan-European Research Project
Launch of Centre for Research in Educational
Successful Quality Review Visit
Reasons to study at Stranmillis
Ranked No.1 for satisfaction in Northern Ireland.
100% of our undergraduate students undertake an extensive programme of work-based placements.
32% of our students enjoy a study abroad experience.
We are proud to have a 95% student success rate.