An Audience with The Graduate School: Belfast


Queen's University Belfast is delighted to invite you to attend ‘An Audience with The Graduate School’ 
on Thursday 22 March 2018. 

Come along to Whitla Hall, Belfast, and discover if postgraduate study at Queen's could be your next step.

Sessions will commence at 2.00pm or 6.00pm.

Register to attend the session that suits you best. Each session will last approx. 2 hours.

Event details

What to expect

Cutting edge programmes

Meet some of our leading academics who are conducting cutting edge research with global impact

Information on funding

From the academic year 2017/18, the Department for the Economy will provide a tuition fee loan of up to £5,500 per NI / EU student for postgraduate study.


Learn how our postgraduate programmes have been designed to help you stand out from the competition.

Why Queen's

Hear from our current postgraduate students and find out about living and studying in Belfast

Skills development

Discover how we can enhance your career prospects through tailored development programmes and specialist support.

The Graduate School

Discover the Graduate School, the gateway to your postgraduate experience and home to a vibrant postgraduate community.

Your host for the event


Audrey will chair the discussion with a panel of our leading academics on the value of postgraduate study and why choosing Queen's will help you take the next step in your career.

Audience participation will be central to the panel discussion, giving you a unique opportunity to share your views and ask any questions.

‌ journalist and radio presenter, Audrey Carville


The event is divided into two parts, the first is a discussion and interactive conversation with our expert panel. The second part will provide an opportunity to discuss your postgraduate ideas and interests directly with our students and staff. Representatives from the Admissions and Access Service will also be available to answer any queries that you may have about course entrance requirements and how to apply. Light refreshments will be served.

Meet the panel

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Professor Margaret Topping

Dean of the Graduate School

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Professor Michael Alcorn

Postgraduate Dean - Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

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Professor Cathy Craig

Postgraduate Dean - Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Mark Lawler

Professor Mark Lawler

Dean of Education - Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

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Why choose Queen's

Ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world

(QS World University Rankings 2018/

Queen's has a vibrant postgraduate culture built on a foundation of exceptional teaching, cutting-edge research, innovation, collaboration and engagement.

Access academics who are global leaders in their field and benefit from academic and professional opportunities through our international collaborations.

Enjoy our world-class campus, including our state-of-the-art Graduate School, award-winning student accommodation and outstanding sporting facilities.

A modern capital city, Belfast is a vibrant hub for the creative and tech sectors, and is known for its welcome, accessibility and affordability.

What our students say

I was awarded a scholarship and found that Queen's were more than accommodating as I came from a completely different course of study yet, was able to convert into an area that I found much more appealing. The teaching staff are very approachable, supportive and are able to provide a network of contacts that I never knew existed.

Sarah Newell, Bangor, Northern Ireland
Leadership for Sustainable Development

The resources available in The Graduate School, such as study rooms and quiet areas, are excellent. The Graduate School also runs excellent skills development courses and enables students to gain qualifications relevant to their degree or research field, and prepare for the workplace. The staff are welcoming, friendly and helpful.

Aaron McMurray, Northern Ireland
PhD Research

Be part of the vibrant postgraduate community at Queen's University Belfast.  the Graduate School allows you to make key connections with peers and academics through a range of workshops, conferences and social events.

Our postgraduate community is built on a foundation of exceptional teaching, cutting-edge research, innovation, collaboration and engagement.

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