SUNDAY TIMES GOOD UNIVERSITY GUIDE 2016
In the 2016 Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016, Queen’s moved up seven places. It is now number 31 in the UK.
Queen's has been placed 15th overall for Student Experience and 14th for Research and 28th for Graduate Employment.
The Guardian University Guide
“Queen's has an excellent academic reputation.
Its students enjoy being taught by world-leading academics. The university has won Queen's Anniversary prizes for further and higher education on five occasions.”
studying at Queen's
We are dedicated to helping each of our graduates think of life after Queen's, and gain practical experience during their time with us. This is why many of our degree programmes feature a year in industry ether locally or abroad. Our students benefit from the links we have built up with some of the country's biggest employers
THE RUSSELL GROUP
Alongside other UK heavyweights such as Oxford and Cambridge, and we’re in the UK top ten for research intensity (REF 2014)
This means that what you’re taught is directly linked to the latest discoveries and innovations. And this means that your degree will be more relevant in the real world.
OUR WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH
The Research Excellent Framework 2014, a UK-wide research assessment of higher education institutions, has placed Queen’s in the top 20 for research quality and impact.
It also confirmed that over 75 per cent of the University's research is world-class or internationally leading.
Investing in your future
Much like our courses, our campus and facilities are ever-evolving to meet our students’ needs
In the last ten years we’ve seen the opening of the award-winning McClay Library, we’re soon to open our brand new School of Law, and the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is ready for completion in 2016.
Physical Education Centre
The PEC is one of the most advanced sport and fitness facilities in the UK and Ireland, and complements a new multimillion pound outdoor facility
Queen’s Sport was used as one of the official training camps for athletes competing in the London 2012 Olympics.
The best of both worlds
It’s the only UK capital to be situated in Ireland, so you can enjoy that unmistakably Irish atmosphere – the ‘craic’
Perhaps best of all, the beautiful countryside is all around the city and the coastline is a brief train journey away.
The cost of living here is the lowest for any student city in the whole of the UK
(NatWest Student Living Index 2015)
Queen's Quarter: A Great Place to Live
The leafy surroundings and beautiful architecture of the University’s campus doesn’t mean it’s a sleepy part of the city
Our own Students’ Union regularly plays host to bands and other entertainment, the Queen’s Film Theatre (QFT), presents the best in classic and new world cinema, and lots of eateries and shops near Queen’s offer student discount. You’ll never be stuck for something to do.