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Encyclopedia > St. Mary's University College (Belfast)
St. Mary's University College

Established 1985
Location Belfast, Northern Ireland
Members 1,300 (students)
Principal Very Rev Prof Martin O’Callaghan
Address 191 Falls Road
Belfast
BT12 6FE
Phone +44 (0) 28 9032 7678
Homepage http://www.stmarys-belfast.ac.uk/
Member of QUB

St Mary's University College is a university college of Queen's University, Belfast and was established in 1985, but can directly trace its existence to 1900 and the foundation of St Mary's Training College. Whilst the institution focused mainly on education of women for teaching, St Joseph's Training College was set up to train men and this amagmation of the two colleges created the current institution in 1985. The institution is located on the Falls Road in Belfast, and has approximately 60 staff and 600 students. The institution offers courses at undergraduate and postgraduate for teacher training, especially for a Roman Catholic ethos. Image File history File links fair use Copyrighted by the university college and obtained from its website. ... This article is about the year. ... Belfast (Béal Feirste in Irish) is a city in the United Kingdom, and the second-largest city on the island of Ireland. ... Royal motto: Quis separabit (Latin: Who will separate?) Northern Irelands location within the UK Official languages English, Irish, Ulster Scots Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Area  - Total Ranked 4th 13,843 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 4th 1,685,267 122/km² NUTS 1... For other educational establishments called Queens, see Queens College and Queens University (disambiguation) Queens University, Belfast - or officially The Queens University of Belfast (QUB; in Irish, Ollscoil na Banríona, Béal Feirste) - is a university in Belfast, Northern Ireland. ... The term university college is used in a number of countries to denote institutions that provide tertiary education but do not have full or independent university status. ... For other educational establishments called Queens, see Queens College and Queens University (disambiguation) Queens University, Belfast - or officially The Queens University of Belfast (QUB; in Irish, Ollscoil na Banríona, Béal Feirste) - is a university in Belfast, Northern Ireland. ... The Falls Road (Bóthar na bhFál in Irish) is a main road through West Belfast; from Divis Street in the city centre to Andersonstown in the suburbs. ... Belfast (Béal Feirste in Irish) is a city in the United Kingdom, and the second-largest city on the island of Ireland. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ...


The university colleges legacy institutions were associated with the university since 1949, by allowing students to train and study at the university, and in 1968 degrees of the university were offered to the students of these two institutions. 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ...


See also

Education in Northern Ireland differs slightly from the system used elsewhere in the United Kingdom. ... This is a list of universities, university colleges and colleges in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. ...

External link

  • Official site


Universities of Ireland
Republic of Ireland: Dublin City University | National University of Ireland | University of Dublin | University of Limerick
NUI Constituent Universities: Cork | Dublin | Galway | Maynooth
Northern Ireland: Queen's University of Belfast | University of Ulster
QUB University Colleges: St. Mary's | Stranmillis

Other degree awarding authorities in Ireland
Dublin Institute of Technology | Higher Education and Training Awards Council | King's Inns | Pontifical University of Maynooth | Presbyterian Theological Faculty Ireland

 
 

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