First clinics announced in campus vaccine initiative

Date published: 10 September 2021

The Jabbathon vaccine promotion starts on Monday 13 September, with the first in an extensive series of vaccination clinics for students.

The initiative will involve around 60 walk-in clinics in September covering some 30 campuses – offering first doses to students across Northern Ireland’s universities and Further Education colleges. The clinics are being run by Health Trust vaccinator teams.

The programme for the first week of Jabbathon is listed below.

72% of young people in the 18-29 age group in NI have now had at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose.

The campus vaccination push is part of the ongoing part of the ongoing vaccination push, as the overall take-up rate for first doses comes close to 90% of the adult population.

Ulster University

Coleraine Campus, Sports Hall, 16 September, 10am to 3.30pm

Jordanstown Campus, Sports Hall 2, 15 September and 16 September 10am to 3.30pm

Magee Campus, MG Building, Sports Hall, 14 September 9.30 am to 1.30pm


Queen’s University Belfast

Quad Lawn, 13 September to 17 September 10am to 4pm


Northern Regional College

Ballymena campus clinic in Seven Towers centre, 13 September and 15 September – 9am to 5pm

Ballymoney Campus, 13 September and 14 September – 10am to 2.30pm

Coleraine Campus, 13 September and 14 September – 10am to 2.30pm

Magherafelt Campus, 13 September and 14 September – 10am to 2.30pm

Newtownabbey Campus, 13 September and 14 September – 10am to 2.30pm


North West Regional College

Limavady Campus, 13 September, 2 pm to 6 pm

Strand Road Sports Hall, 15 September 1pm to 5pm and 16 September 4pm to 8pm


South West Regional College

Omagh Campus, 14 September 9.30am to 1.30pm and 16 September 4pm to 8pm

Enniskillen Campus, 15 September 1pm to 5pm

Dungannon Campus, Main Hall, 15 September 11am to 5pm


Southern Regional College

Portadown Campus, The Conference Room/The Oracle, 13 September 10am to 5pm

Lurgan Campus, 13 September 11am to 3pm

Newry Campus, West Exams Hall, 14 September 10am to 3pm      

Greenbank Campus Marquee, 14 September 11am to 3pm

Armagh Campus, Central Hall, 16 September 10am to 5pm

Banbridge Campus, Central Hall, 17 September 10am to 1pm

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