Professional Insights Programme for 2020/21


In partnership with Belfast’s two schools of architecture, RSUA has launched the Professional Insights Programme 2020/21. This is the second full year of the programme which was shaped by a two-year pilot. RSUA was pleased that both universities attended and the programme was supported by fifty architects this year.

The programme will be a little different this year. Due to restrictions currently place at the two schools of architecture, all programme activity must be hosted online. RSUA held an online event where students were paired with their architects and can now establish contact before Christmas.

The aim of the programme is to give undergraduate students an initial understanding of the real-life work of an architect. This will help students better connect their current studies to their future professional life. RSUA records its thanks to the architects and practices below:

Aisling Shannon-RuskStudio IdirKevin ReynoldsARdMackel Archtiects
Alan RitchieC60 ArchtiectsKieran McCambridgeMcClean & Forte
Alastair KeysKeys and MonaghanLesley KellyUnispace
Andrew O’DohertyTODD ArchitectsMarcus PattonHearth Architects
Aoife McGeevanDijk ArchitectsMartin KearneyNewline Architects
Barrie ToddBarrie Todd ArchitectMichael fitzpatrickUlster University
Brian QuinnEducation Authority NIMichael HerronMichael Herron Architects
Cathal MaguireMilligan Reside Larkin Architects Nigel JonesNigel Jones Architects
Chris CampbellCampbell ArchitectsPaul CroweTODD Architects
Ciaran MackelARdMackelPaul McAlisterPaul McAlister Architects
Colin McCrossanStrategic Investment BoardPaul MillarHamilton Architects
Colin ShawWDR & RT TaggartPaul MonganGregory Architects
Conor McKennaConor McKenna ArchitectRoderick AllanAllan Curran Architects Ltd
Damien McLaughlinHERE ArchitectsRoger PerrottC60 Archtiects
Dominic CarsonPHP ArchitectsRyan ClarkeWhite Ink
Gavin CampbellWhite InkRyan Hood & Stephen SalleyHBK Architects
Glenda HallEducation Authority NISara PearsonAECOM
Grace WilsonMCA ArchtitectureSarah BradyHLM Architects 
James GrieveConsarc DesignSeamus BourkeConsarc Design
James HirstleReddy ArchtiectureSeamus McCloskeySole Practitioner
Jennifer HarperIsherwood + EllisSean FuryGravity Architects
Jonny BairdConstruction Procurement DeliveryShane BirneyShane Birney Architects
Kari SimpsonTODD ArchitectsSimon HollandEducation Authority NI
Karl PedersenMullarkey Pedersen ArchitectsStephen VilliersAlan Patterson Design
Ken GearyOstick + WilliamsTara LambLAM Architects