- Stranmillis University College
name = Stranmillis University College
native_name = Coláiste Ollscoile an tSrútháin Mhilis
image_size = 113px
motto = "
Docendo discimus" ("we learn by teaching")
established = 1922
principal = Dr. Anne Heaslett
students = 1,350 cite web |url=http://www.hesa.ac.uk/holisdocs/pubinfo/student/institution0506.htm |title=Table 0a - All students by institution, mode of study, level of study, gender and domicile 2005/06 |work=
Higher Education Statistics Agencyonline statistics |accessdate=2007-04-04]
undergrad = 1,195
postgrad = 160
Queen's University Belfast
website = http://www.stran.ac.uk
address = Stranmillis Road
telephone = +44 (0) 28 9038 1271
Stranmillis University College (Irish: Coláiste Ollscoile an tSrútháin Mhilis) is a
university collegeof Queen's University Belfastand was established in 1922 to provide state-funded teacher training by the then newly created Government of Northern Irelandto ensure that there would be a non-denominationalteacher training college within the new country after the partition of Ireland. This status was undermined early in its existence, after a statement by Roman Catholicbishops to the effect that a graduate of the institution would not be allowed to teach in a Catholic schoolsoon ensured the that the institution became identified as a Protestant-only institution. The institution is located in Belfast, and has approximately 700 students today and offers the BEd, PGCEand TESOL, as well as other courses.
The university college was associated with the university since
1968when it became a college of the university and commenced offering the university's degrees. In 1999this status was upgraded to the current university college status. The university college is financially and organisationally independent of the university.
The university's main building was designed by
Charles Lanyonin 1858.
Education in Northern Ireland
List of universities in Northern Ireland
* [http://www.stran.ac.uk Official site]
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