Duke of Edinburgh Tag

During lockdown the learners who are working on their Duke of Edinburgh Award have had to adapt their planned activities to meet the rules of social distancing. Andrea Surplus has worked hard to adapt her plans to ensure that she is still able to complete her...

On Sunday 23rd June students from Year 12 and Sixth Form headed began their silver qualifying Duke of Edinburgh expedition. They have been working hard to train in new skills and to practice these in preparation for the expedition. The group were trained over many...

On Thursday 2nd May the Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award Candidates began their practice expedition in the Mourne Mountains. The group spent three days in the mountains where they successfully navigated a tricky route that took them over and around mountains as well as through...

On Saturday 9th March students from year 12 and sixth form attended a training day at Ulidia Integrated College. Students prepared for their forthcoming Silver expeditions by learning valuable skills in first aid, camp craft, pacing, and cooking. Students learnt how to cook on Trangia stoves...

Ulidia Integrated College 2018 Duke of Edinburgh expeditions our students took on the Grassroots Challenge as their aim. We were among 43 centres across Northern Ireland who took on this challenge.  Before beginning their expedition students planned activities to survey and map wildlife in both the...

Using 2018 Duke of Edinburgh expeditions our students took on the Grassroots Challenge as their aim. We were among 43 centres across Northern Ireland who took on this challenge. Before beginning their expedition students planned activities to survey and map wildlife in both the Mourne Mountains...

Four past pupils from Ulidia Integrated College were presented with their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award during a garden party at Buckingham Palace. They were presented their award by Ed Byrne at a palace garden party which was also attended by Prince William, Princess Eugene,...

Congratulations to Megan and Phoebe Cochrane who called into Ulidia on Tuesday 8th May to collect their Duke of Edinburgh Award Gold badges, ahead of their official presentation at the Palace later this month. Both sisters completed their Duke of Edinburgh Awards at Ulidia Integrated College,...

On Thursday 26th April a group of students from year 12 and sixth form began their Duke of Edinburgh Award practice expedition. Students spent three days in the Mourne Mountains. The group had to navigate their journey through the mountains, and over them! They also...