Where is Queen's?

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A little island that's big on ambition

On the western edge of Europe, we're small but well connected.

Our city, Belfast, is compact but big on places to go and things to do. We’ve got a lot of history and we’re building even bigger futures. Yours could be one of them.

Life in Belfast

Close up of Lanyon building at night time

The best of the UK and Ireland

You’ll find us in Northern Ireland, in a city called Belfast

We’ve been here for more than 150 years, quietly building a reputation that puts us among the world’s top 1% of global universities.

History and heritage

Most affordable student city in the UK

(Student Living Index 2015). Find out more

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Just an hour from London

We're just a short flight from London and Edinburgh

And we're just two hours from Dublin, Ireland's capital city, by train.

Getting here


Small but mighty

Belfast may be a small city but we have everything you need and could want to make yourself at home.

Plus you're never too far from some stunning scenery; on our doorstep is some of the most beautiful countryside and coastline you’ll ever visit.

Life in Belfast



The world's most famous liner was built here in Belfast.

Today the city is one of Europe's most connected cities, and one of the UK's fastest growing economies, leading innovation and technology advances.

An innovative city


Game of Thrones

The HBO televsion show, Game of Thrones, is filmed throughout spectacular locations in Northern Ireland.

There are daily tours to set locations, such as Winterfell and The Iron islands, departing from Belfast.

Living in Belfast and Northern Ireland

Planning your travels

Getting here

Living here

Life in Belfast