Living in Northern Ireland

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Living in Belfast

The Best UK City 2016

Social and cultural life


Getting here

By plane, boat, train or car, Belfast is never far away

Find us

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Outside Belfast

Discover Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is renowned for its beautiful beaches and coastal scenery, as well as fascinating history and cultural heritage. It is the perfect UK study destination for students who want to easily explore Ireland, the UK and mainland Europe.

Explore beyond the city

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Your student guide

See what our students have to say

Our student bloggers provide a student perspective of life here at Queen's. Find out more about what it's like to be a Queen's student, what living in Belfast is really like and top tips and advice to make the most of your time at university

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Home of the Titanic

See the birthplace of our most famous export

Visit Titanic Belfast

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Are you a Stark or a Lannister?

Take the Game of Thrones tourist tour

See why Northern Ireland was chosen as Westeros

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"I’ve always maintained that Northern Ireland is the world’s best kept secret, both in the character of its people and its scenery."
Liam Neeson OBE
Oscar Nominated Actor
Honorary Queen's Graduate, 2009


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