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Uni exclusion zone could avoid a Holyland scenario

There have been calls for the University of Ulster to draw a student housing exclusion zone around residential areas of inner city North Belfast to prevent the area becoming another Holyland. The university is moving its Jordanstown campus to a £250 million campus at York Street which will house 15,000 full and part-time students and staff.

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Solutions to social and economic ills still to be found

Social and economic problems are worsening for many people living in interface areas of North Belfast despite the significant

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Gateways to success

There will be many straws in the wind to indicate when the benefits of peace have arrived in the working class communities of Belfast. A new stadium at Casement would certainly be one – hopefully the buffoons who regard Roger Casement as a ‘terrorist’ can hold their tongues when the opening rolls around in 2015 – and, indeed, a leisure centre easily accessible to the nationalists of North Belfast would be another.

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UU’s bright new vision of the future unveiled

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ulster has vowed the new Belfast campus will be “a good neighbour” to the local community as he unveiled new drawings of the £250 million development.

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It’s all academic for former Barney head

The former principal of a North Belfast school is to be honoured at the University of Ulster’s graduation ceremonies this summer. PJ O’Grady, who retired as principal of St Patrick’s Bearnageeha last year, will receive an honorary doctorate for his role in helping to transform the school and for his contribution to the local community.

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Uni move plans take a step closer

Plans to relocate the University Of Ulster’s Jordanstown campus to North Belfast have taken a step forward as the university began their consultation process last week. The proposal to move the campus to North Belfast has been in the pipeline for a number of years.

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