About Us​

CUC Ulster University is a modern and dynamic University based in Qatar.

Vice-Chancellor’s Message

At Ulster University, we want to provide you with the most rewarding student experience possible. From our teaching underpinned by world-leading research, to our focus on your future career and the many opportunities for you to discover your passions, we aim to provide you with the platform to excel.

We are renowned for our teaching excellence, underpinned by world-leading research. Your learning is directly influenced by distinguished experts making pioneering breakthroughs, the benefits of which are felt far and wide. Our strong collaboration with industry is re ected in our dynamic course portfolio, meeting new and emerging sector demands to ensure industry-relevant programmes producing work-ready graduates. This website will provide you with a flavour of life at our Qatar branch campus; the unique student experience, central location and stimulating learning environment where you can pursue your ambitions.

Whatever your aspirations, at Ulster we want to provide you with a learning experience that will stretch your mind, help you embrace challenges and strive for the inconceivable. We want to make you the artists, engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs of tomorrow.

We want you to come to Ulster University.

With best wishes,


Professor Paul Bartholomew

Vice Chancellor, Ulster University, UK

Executive Dean’s Message

It affords me great pleasure to invite you to study at one of the best UK education institutions in the state of Qatar. At CUC – Ulster University Qatar we pride ourselves on being the first University in Qatar that provides unique industry-driven programmes such as the MBA Women in Leadership and Bachelor of Science in Artificial Intelligence among other fantastic choices of programmes that are carefully designed to meet the current and future demands of the society. Our University aspires to play a major role in the realization of Qatar National Vision 2030 and beyond.

At CUC Ulster University, we place much emphasis on the student’s experience to ensure that our students have the best learning journey which holistically develops both their cognitive and soft skills producing employment-ready graduates. This is made possible through extending strategic partnerships with main industry players in Qatar as well as internship opportunities with our partners. CUC Ulster University is a proud member of Artan Consulting and Educational Services (ACES) providers of the only end-to-end education services in Qatar.

In order to accommodate the growing numbers of students, CUC Ulster Qatar is building yet another huge campus in Lusail City, Qatar’s newest and most advanced smart city. The new campus will accommodate more than 5000 students to meet the demand for human capital development in line with Qatar National Vision 2030.

Join us today at CUC Ulster University for an exhilarating immersive learning experience, integrated student support, the highest academic standards, and a state-of-the-art 5-star premium West Bay campus experience. At CUC Ulster University Qatar, we aspire to be the university of choice for learners who want to obtain the highest UK qualifications in one of the safest countries in the world with a myriad of lucrative employment opportunities.


Dr. Faris Gorashi

Executive Dean, CUC Ulster University, Qatar

Faculty & Staff

Our faculty and staff are a diverse group of academics and specialists dedicated to delivering high-quality knowledge and expertise in their fields. Our faculty are engaged in practising and teaching vocational and academic methodologies.

Our faculty also undertake practical, workplace-linked research programmes of benefit to the national development of Qatar.

Teaching experience within the Business faculty includes Accounting and Finance, Marketing, General management, Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship, Business Management, Computer Science, and Artificial Intelligence.