International students

A career-defining education.

‌Part of the elite Russell Group – the UK's Ivy League – we're the 9th oldest university in the UK (Complete University Guide 2018) with a worldwide reputation for excellence.

A degree from Queen's is something to be proud of and can help you stand out in the competitive global job market.

We're dedicated to student employability and our strong links with industry mean that you can benefit from a global network that spans 120 countries.

Poets and presidents alike have graced the Hogwarts-esque halls of our stunning red brick Lanyon Building since Queen’s was first formed in 1845. Today, we’re a modern, global-facing university with students from over 82 countries and links to 250 universities and 3,000 companies around the world.


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The Great Hall - Hogwarts-esque

Why choose Queen's

Ranked in the top 200 universities in the world

(QS World University Rankings 2019)

Competitive Fees

Queen’s offers lower tuition fees than many other similarly well-regarded UK universities. (Natwest Student Living Index 2017).

Safe and affordable

Belfast offers the lowest cost of living in the UK and is the safest region in the UK. (Mercer 2016, British Crime Surveys, 2015/16).

Access to top companies

Our degrees are shaped by industry-needs and past graduates have secured senior-levels positions in Big Four companies. We're ranked in the top 200 universities in the world for graduate prospects (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018).

State-of-the-art facilities

A £700m investment has transformed our historic campus into an innovative learning environment featuring a FinTrU Trading Room and a dedicated Language Centre. In the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017, we ranked 2nd for university facilities.

Scholarships and industry prizes

We award £1.5milllion in scholarships to gifted International students every year while our industry-sponsored awards include prizes from Big Four firms.

Future-ready graduates

We’ll help you develop your employability and support you in improving your English proficiency, and communication skills, as well as your decision-making and problem-solving skills.

Join our student community

A life-changing experience

Welcoming Campus Community
Welcoming Campus Community

Your student experience will be enriched by our welcoming and inclusive global campus community with access to global and speciality foods close to campus.

International Student Societies
singapore student society queen's university belfast

Over 200 student clubs, including our international societies, are a great way to meet friends, discover new talents, and get a break from studying.

International Buddy Scheme
International Buddy Scheme

We foster a friendly and inclusive campus culture and our International Buddy system will pair you with a fellow students who can help you settle into life at Queen's.

Beautiful Scenic Destination
Beautiful Scenic Destination

Outside campus, visit Game of Thrones filming locations and the awe-inspiring Giants Causeway, or take advantage of travel links to the UK, Ireland and the rest of Europe.

Experience the campus for yourself

View our 360 degree tours of the campus and Belfast

Welcome to Belfast

One of the UK's fastest growing economies

Belfast is leading advances in technology and providing rich opportunities for graduates to develop their talents and careers.

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