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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Ulster and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from University of Ulster, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of Ulster include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of Ulster alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of Ulster are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from University of Ulster.

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This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Ulster?” and “Which celebrities are University of Ulster alumni?”

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James Nesbitt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
James Nesbitt Comedian, Actor, Presenter James Nesbitt is an actor, presenter and comedian from Northern Ireland. Born in Ballymena, County Antrim, Nesbitt grew up in the nearby village of Broughshane, before moving to Coleraine, ...more

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Roberta Blackman-Woods is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Roberta Blackman-Woods Politician, Professor Professor Roberta Carol Blackman-Woods is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for the City of Durham since 2005.

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Gregory Campbell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Gregory Campbell Politician Gregory Lloyd Campbell is a Northern Ireland unionist politician, and the Democratic Unionist Party Member of Parliament for East Londonderry.

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Phil Collins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Phil Collins Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter Philip David Charles "Phil" Collins, LVO, is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, music producer and actor. He gained fame as both the drummer and lead singer for the ...more

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Stephen Snoddy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Stephen Snoddy Curator Stephen Snoddy is a Gallery Director.

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Omid Djalili is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Omid Djalili Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer Omid Djalili is an English stand-up comedian, actor, television producer and writer.

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Conor Murphy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Conor Murphy Politician Conor Terence Murphy is an Irish republican Sinn Féin politician. He served as the Member of Parliament for Newry and Armagh. Murphy was born in Newry, County Down. According to An ...more

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Victor Sloan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Victor Sloan Photographer Victor Sloan MBE is a Northern Irish photographer and artist.

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Jane Morrice is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Jane Morrice Civil rights activist, Politician, Journalist Jane Morrice is a former politician in Northern Ireland. She was a prominent member of the Northern Ireland Women's Coalition until the NIWC ceased to exist in 2006 due to an ongoing electoral ...more

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Brian Ó Domhnaill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Brian Ó Domhnaill Politician Brian Ó Domhnaill is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician and member of Seanad Éireann since 2007. He attended the University of Ulster where he obtained a Bachelor's degree in ...more

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Michelle Gildernew is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Michelle Gildernew Politician Michelle Gildernew is an Irish Sinn Féin politician and former Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development in the Northern Ireland Executive. She has been the Member of Parliament for ...more

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Michael Alcorn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Michael Alcorn Michael Alcorn is a composer and the current Director of the School of Music and Sonic Arts at Queen's University, Belfast. He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Michael Alcorn studied at ...more

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Willie Doherty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Willie Doherty Production Designer, Screenwriter, Film Editor Willie Doherty is an artist from Northern Ireland, who has mainly worked in photography and video. He has twice been a Turner Prize nominee.

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Kate Hoey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Kate Hoey Politician Catharine Letitia "Kate" Hoey is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Vauxhall since 1989. She served in the Blair Government as Minister for ...more

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Oliver Jeffers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Oliver Jeffers Illustrator, Author, Writer Oliver Jeffers is an artist, illustrator and writer from Belfast, Northern Ireland and now lives and works in Brooklyn. He went to the integrated secondary school Hazelwood College, then ...more

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Pat Loughrey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Pat Loughrey Stephen Victor Patrick Loughrey is the Warden of Goldsmiths, University of London.

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Declan Fitzpatrick is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Declan Fitzpatrick Declan Fitzpatrick is an Irish rugby union footballer. He plays for Ulster.The tighthead prop made his debut for Ulster against Biarritz in 2006. He has played 91 times for Ulster, scoring three ...more

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Roger Boylan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Roger Boylan Writer Roger Boylan is an American writer who was raised in Ireland, France, and Switzerland. His Irish novel Killoyle, called "a virtuoso performance" by Publishers Weekly, is published by ...more

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Gary McCausland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Gary McCausland Gary McCausland, is a Chartered Property Surveyor, property developer/investor, author and former television presenter. He is the CEO of The Richland Group, a property development company based ...more

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Tommy Bowe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Tommy Bowe Rugby Player Thomas John "Tommy" Bowe is an Irish rugby union player from County Monaghan, Ireland. He plays on the wing for the Ulster, Ireland and the British and Irish Lions. In March 2012, ...more

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Vivimarie Vanderpoorten is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Vivimarie Vanderpoorten Poet, Lecturer Vivimarie VanderPoorten is a Sri Lankan poet. Her book Nothing Prepares You won the 2007 Gratiaen Prize. She was also awarded the 2009 SAARC Poetry Award in Delhi. She is of Belgian and Sinhala ...more

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Seán Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Seán Gallagher Businessperson, Entrepreneur Seán Gallagher, is an Irish entrepreneur, businessman and 2011 presidential candidate from County Cavan, Ireland. He is the founder of the company Smarthomes and has featured as a ...more

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Alastair McIntosh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Alastair McIntosh Alastair McIntosh is a Scottish writer, academic and activist. He was brought up in Leurbost on the Isle of Lewis and is married to Vérène Nicolas. He is involved with Scottish ...more

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Brian Philip Davis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Brian Philip Davis Character Designer, Film Editor Brian Philip Davis is a filmmaker from Northern Ireland. He graduated from the University of Ulster. He has directed a number of short films including Inside, The Poet and the Bear and Happy as ...more

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Christine Borland is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Christine Borland Artist Christine Borland is a British artist and one of the Young British Artists. Borland attended the University of Ulster, and the Glasgow School of Art. She has recently been appointed BALTIC ...more

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David Sherry is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
David Sherry Artist David Sherry is an artist. Sherry was born in Northern Ireland before studying at the Glasgow School of Art. He is best known for his performance art. Stitching is a video of him stitching ...more

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Eva Rothschild is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Eva Rothschild Artist Eva Rothschild is an Irish artist based in London. Eva Rothschild was born in Dublin, Ireland. Her work references the art movements of the 1960s and 1970s, such as Minimalism. She has used ...more

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Seán Hillen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Seán Hillen Artist, Photographer Seán Hillen is an artist whose work includes collages and the creative use of photographs.

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Christina McKenna is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Christina McKenna Christina McKenna is a best-selling Irish author, who is most widely known as a novelist, due to the popularity of the three books that comprise the Tailorstown series. She grew up in ...more

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Gerald Dawe is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Gerald Dawe Poet Gerald Dawe is an Irish poet.

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Susan Philipsz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Susan Philipsz Artist Susan Philipsz (born 1965) is a Scottish artist who lives and works in Berlin.

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Ian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Ian Wilson Ian Wilson is a composer.

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Ian Cumberland is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Ian Cumberland Ian Cumberland is a Northern Irish artist. He was born in Banbridge, Co. Down, on 16 March 1983. His work focuses on portraits with his paintings typically using oils as the primary media. He ...more

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John Kindness is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
John Kindness John Kindness is an Irish multi-media artist whose work often contrasts material, image and reference in an unusual and humorous way. He attended the Belfast College of Art and now lives and ...more

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Ross Wilson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Ross Wilson Ross Wilson is an artist from Northern Ireland. He studied Fine Art at the University of Ulster and at the Chelsea College of Art and Design and has been a visiting speaker at Harvard University ...more

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Edwin Ewart is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Edwin Ewart

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Alice Maher is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Alice Maher Alice Maher born at Kilmoyler, near Bansha, County Tipperary, Ireland, is a noted artist who uses a wide variety of media including sculpture, photography and installation.

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Andre Stitt is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Andre Stitt André Stitt is an artist currently based in Cardiff, Wales, where he is a Professor of Fine Art at the Cardiff School of Art & Design.

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Steve Nimmons is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Steve Nimmons Steve Nimmons, FBCS, FIET, FRI, FRSA, FIMIS, FIAP, FLS, FSA Scot, is an Information Technologist and industry commentator. He is regular contributor to the technology press, and serves on a ...more

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Jim Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Jim Eastwood Charles James Eastwood, better known as Jim Eastwood, is a British Businessman and formerly one of the final four contestants in the seventh UK series of The Apprentice. He was born in ...more

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Dermot Seymour is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Dermot Seymour Dermot Seymour is a Northern Irish artist. He has been described as "a social realist, exploring the anxiety, bewilderment and absurdity of the situation in Northern Ireland and ...more

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Roderick Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Roderick Buchanan Roderick Buchanan is a Scottish artist working in the fields of installation, film and photography. After attending Thomas Muir High School, Buchanan studied at the Glasgow School of Art in the ...more

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Michael Riley is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Michael Riley Film Producer, Actor, Film Director Michael Riley is an English film producer. He is CEO of London based production company Sterling Pictures.

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Laura Patterson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Laura Patterson Laura Patterson is an Irish model who was crowned Miss Ireland 2009. She is from Derry, Northern Ireland. Patterson was studying Law and Accountancy at the University of Ulster when she beat ...more

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Muriel Brandt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Muriel Brandt Muriel Brandt was an Irish artist. She studied at the Belfast College of Art and at the Royal College of Art in London, where she was elected Associate Royal College of Art in 1937. She married ...more

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Willie Faloon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Willie Faloon Willie Faloon is an rugby union player from Northern Ireland. His main position is at flanker and he primarily plays at openside. Faloon currently plays for Irish provincial side Connacht Rugby ...more

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Claire Morgan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Claire Morgan Artist Claire Morgan is an internationally exhibited sculptor and artist who lives and works in London, United Kingdom.

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Gary McKendry is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Ulster Alumni
Gary McKendry Screenwriter, Film Director Gary McKendry is a Northern Irish film and television commercial director. His short film Everything in This Country Must was nominated for an Academy Award in 2005. McKendry was born and raised ...more