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Brave Queen’s student graduation tribute to both parents who died during her studies

10 July, 2020

Robyn McCue, from Newtownabbey, has overcome the odds this year to graduate with a PhD in Psychology, despite sadly losing both of her parents during her studies.

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Courageous Queen’s student overcomes mental health issues to graduate

10 July, 2020

Nicole Devlin, aged 33 from Edendork, County Tyrone, has drawn upon her own experience and complicated journey through mental health to graduate today (Friday 10 July) with a BSc in Psychology.

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Resourceful Queen’s students use time and experience to help those in need during COVID-19

10 July, 2020

Two enterprising students from Queen’s University Belfast have been using their time during lockdown to support those in need.

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Queen’s launches free upskilling opportunity in Operations and Supply Chain Management

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 9 July, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast has launched a free online part-time Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) in Operations and Supply Chain Management, to upskill and retrain individuals directly affected by COVID-19.

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Shaping A Better World: 2020 And Beyond

VIRTUAL ACADEMIC DEBATE AND DISCUSSION

Amidst this period of global change and uncertainty, academics at Queen’s are at the heart of local, national and international efforts to expand our knowledge of the pandemic and in helping society to comprehend a way forward.

Vibrant academic debate and discussion continues at Queen’s, virtually. Here we share a range of recent virtual conferences, podcasts and articles.

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Prestigious UK Honour for Queen's University's Shared Education

Queen's University Belfast has been awarded the prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize for the seventh time, for its work on Shared Education.
The Centre for Shared Education at Queen’s has made a considerable impact in Northern Ireland and beyond. It has become a core pillar of education policy and practice in Northern Ireland and has been adopted by educators and policymakers in other divided societies across the world.
The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes have been running for over 25 years and are considered one of the most prestigious awards in the education sector. The scheme runs on a two-year cycle and are managed by The Royal Anniversary Trust.

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Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton appointed Chancellor of Queen’s University

Secretary Clinton, who received an honorary doctorate from Queen’s in October 2018, will become the University’s 11th and first female Chancellor.
Accepting the position, Secretary Clinton, said: “It is a great privilege to become the Chancellor of Queen’s University, a place I have great fondness for and have grown a strong relationship with over the years. The University is making waves internationally for its research and impact and I am proud to be an ambassador and help grow its reputation for excellence.”
Secretary Clinton will serve as the University’s new Chancellor, for a period of five years, with effect from 1 January 2020.

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