The Eco team at Ulidia Integrated College carry out regular litter picking events at Loughshore beach and also along the sea front at Carrickfergus. These take place at least once a term at each location. The team take in at least two picks each term at...

The dream of opening an integrated college in East Antrim began a long, long time ago and has been very well documented. My involvement in the dream of creating a college in East Antrim began on the 18 April 1997 when, two days after being appointed...

On receiving my GCSE results, the vice-principal of Ulidia at the time, said to me "the world is your oyster".  I often think back to that conversation and feel incredibly fortunate that I had the opportunity to attend two schools where self-confidence and respect for...

Being part of an integrated school was so relaxing and comfortable because it didn't matter what religion you were or what skin colour you had or where you came from. Everyone was treated equally and treated with respect. Ryan Surgenor Former pupil...

Each year the new students in year 8 work with their Mentors to fill shoe boxes with gifts for children at Christmas in Eastern Europe.  Over the years we have worked with Blythswood Care, Samaritan’s Purse and The Road of Hope. There is always a...

Having my daughter enrolled at Ulidia Integrated College has had a very positive influence on her attitude toward others. It is the only way to ensure that our young people go out into the future having respect for everyone within our society. Toleration can only be taught by being...

Northern Ireland’s education system is largely made up of state controlled schools (mainly attended by protestant pupils) and catholic maintained schools (almost exclusively attended by Catholics). Within the context of Northern Ireland, Integrated schools are seen as places where children from both communities (Catholic and...

What has integrated education meant to me? Being part of an integrated school has meant that I have been able to grow up and interact with a diverse group of people where I felt judgement for race or religion did not apply. In an atmosphere that...

Ulidia meant a lot to me. I started in 2001. Mrs Kelly was my form teacher - she was Miss Patterson then. To escape my bullying problems (I had really bad bullying in primary school) I decided to go to Ulidia. I really enjoyed my...