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International Perspectives on Educational Underachievement – Symposium Report
13th November, 2020

International Perspectives on Educational Underachievement – Symposium Report

Usually at this time of year, Stranmillis University College plays host to a group of visitors from international partner institutions, […]

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What we can learn about Educational Underachievement from the GCSE and A-Level experience of 2020
26th August, 2020

What we can learn about Educational Underachievement from the GCSE and A-Level experience of 2020

If we were to consider final grades alone, 2020 will superficially appear as a highly successful year in the Northern […]

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Prioritising Play when Schools Reopen
24th August, 2020

Prioritising Play when Schools Reopen

In this blog John McMullen reflects on his lockdown experiences as a parent and his hopes for playful learning as […]

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“There is no education like adversity”: learning from the positive experiences of lockdown
8th July, 2020

“There is no education like adversity”: learning from the positive experiences of lockdown

As Disraeli once wrote “there is no education like adversity”, a maxim that seems just as relevant during the current […]

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Bridging the Lockdown Learning Gap (Part Two)
11th June, 2020

Bridging the Lockdown Learning Gap (Part Two)

In the first instalment of this blog, I considered two initial questions around the lockdown learning gap: (1) Is there […]

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Bridging the Lockdown Learning Gap (Part One)
10th June, 2020

Bridging the Lockdown Learning Gap (Part One)

Dr Noel Purdy is Director of the Centre for Research in Educational Underachievement at Stranmillis University College, Belfast. Last Friday […]

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Reasons to study at Stranmillis

Student Satisfaction

Student Satisfaction

Ranked No.1 for satisfaction in Northern Ireland.

Work-based placements

Work-based placements

100% of our undergraduate students undertake an extensive programme of work-based placements.

study abroad

study abroad

32% of our students enjoy a study abroad experience.

student success

student success

We are proud to have a 95% student success rate.