Relax and learn at the Riverside Theatre.

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Socialise, relax and learn

The Riverside Theatre on the Ulster University Coleraine Campus is a dedicated arts venue enhancing student experience by offering many unique opportunities to socialise, relax and learn.

Truva Riverside Café

By day a perfect spot for long lunches and relaxing pit stops and by night a creative hub and socialising space for cast, crew, audiences and the general public.

Truva Riverside serves up a fresh authentic Mediterranean inspired menu with stunning views across the River Bann.

A selection of coffee, tea and soft drinks with a varied menu of mezze & small 'plates' freshly prepared daily.

Food that is great in taste & good value, served with our exemplary service from our friendly, helpful staff.

Whether you have time to enjoy the view or need to grab a fresh & tasty lunch on the go Truva Riverside will transport you to the Med for an experience that will tantalise your taste buds.

Find out more about Truva

Riverside Bar

The Riverside Bar also opens during events offering an extensive range of drinks including local craft gins and beers.

Riverside is always looking for student musicians

Riverside is always looking for student musicians to play in the Bar area on event nights – email: if this would be of interest to you.


What's On

The Riverside runs a busy annual programme of 100+ drama, comedy, music, dance and visual art exhibitions, events and workshops.

Discounted student tickets are generally available for most shows – visit for more information or call Box Office on 028 7012 3123.


You can join the students union drama group – CASS - who perform an annual production on the Riverside stage -

Learn and Work


The Riverside offers many EDGE Award accredited volunteering roles that can enhance student employability skills and CV’s. Email for more information or download a Volunteer Information Pack here:

Riverside has on-going volunteering placements within the:

  • Riverside Youth Theatre
  • Fighting Words Creative writing programme for schools
  • Front of House team – Ushering

Paid Employment

From time to time the Riverside looks for students to join its casual events team as Customer Service Assistants – keep up to date with these opportunities by following us on social media:


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