Information for parents
We are committed to offering parents up-to-date advice, information and support on the university application process and the opportunities available for your child at Queen’s.
The best way to experience all that Queen’s has to offer is by visiting our campus. Some of the on-campus opportunities we offer for students and parents include:
“Queen’s felt right for my daughter. Aesthetically, Queen’s is gorgeous; educationally, it’s a Russell Group, it’s well established, its historic and it has a great reputation.”
Liza Rossiter, parent from Isle of Man
We’re dedicated to helping students get the most from their time at Queen’s. We provide students with all the necessary advice and support needed to develop their skills, knowledge and confidence and to realise their dreams. Students coming to Queen’s can expect:
*Applies to GB tuition-fee scholarships only for applicants achieving AAB
We will provide students with:
At Queen’s, we offer students so much more than a degree, from bespoke careers guidance, work placements and global opportunities to international workplace study tours and internship programmes. We equip our students with the skills and confidence they need to succeed in their chosen field. Discover the professional development opportunities we offer.
One of the UK’s most welcoming, vibrant and affordable student cities, Belfast has the lowest student rent in the UK (NatWest Student Living Index 2019).
Although Belfast is a major capital city, it boasts the friendliness of a small town, making it the perfect destination for students living and studying away from home for the first time.
Street crime and burglary rates in Belfast are much lower than in comparable European or American cities and Belfast has also been named the safest region in the UK (British Crime Surveys, 2015/16).
We know that living away from home for the first time is a big step, so to make the transition easier, students from other parts of the UK and internationally are guaranteed a place in our high-quality accommodation.
We currently have 3,485 places spread over three sites, including two brand new city centre locations, and the range of living options includes private studios and two-to six bedroom apartments with en suite rooms.
They provide a safe, secure place to live, with 24/7 security and reception staff, and a residential support team, and all located just 15 minutes walk from Queen’s.
As a member of the Russell Group, Queen’s is recognised as one of the UK’s 24 leading research-intensive universities, and ranked 8th in the UK for research intensity. (REF 2014).
Our researchers are addressing many Global Challenges, tackling the problems facing society, such as Health, Food, Conflict and Technology and we provide world class facilities in which they can carry out their ambitious work.
We're ranked in the top 140 universities in the world for graduate prospects (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020), and as the UK’s 9th oldest University, our history is rich with brilliant leaders, inspiring thinkers and incredible global achievers.
Queen's University Belfast is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
For more information please read our Equality and Diversity Policy.
Queen's University Belfast is registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC101788
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