50 minutes from London by air
A top European destination
Belfast is one of Europe’s most friendly and fashionable regional capitals, described by Lonely Planet as a ‘must-see visitor destination.'
The city was also referred to as a ‘treasure with an incredible atmosphere'by National Geographic Traveller in 2012.
A unique location
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.
The perfect student city
In Mercer's 2014 Worldwide Cost of Living survey and the 2015 Student Living Index, Belfast was recognised as having the lowest cost of living in the UK.
Belfast offers a huge selection of places to shop, socialise, eat and relax, for all budgets and interests.
Queen's campus: a great place to live
Queen’s University’s historic, city-based campus is set in south Belfast, 15 minutes’ walk from the vibrant city centre.
The University is located in a quiet and leafy residential suburb in south Belfast, close to the river and parks.
Belfast boasts a wide range of entertainment venues: arenas, concert halls, theatres and clubs, playing host to stand-up comedy, theatrical performances and international artists.
The University’s own Students’ Union regularly plays host to bands, comedy gigs and other entertainment.
Shop 'til you drop
Belfast offers shoppers a mix of big-name stores, designer boutiques, innovative arts and crafts shops and rejuvenated markets.
City shopping centres such as Victoria Square offer a wide selection of High Street shops to suit all tastes.
"I absolutely love living in Belfast."
"Everyone I've met has been incredibly welcoming"