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Living in Northern Ireland

Small enough to feel like home,big enough for adventure and exploration, Northern Ireland’s world famous mixture of breathtaking landscapes, contemporary cities and friendly people makes it the perfect student destination.

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Living in Belfast
Northern Ireland is the happiest place to live in the UK (Lloyds Bank Happiness Index, 2020)
Social and cultural life
Getting here
By plane, boat, train or car, Belfast is never far away
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Outside Belfast
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There’s plenty to see outside the city, including the famous filming locations for the HBO series Game of Thrones, the awe-inspiring Giant’s Causeway, voted the UK’s best Heritage Attraction, and the Mourne Mountains, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty canonised as CS Lewis’ Narnia.

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