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We’re loved across campus and Belfast: we’re the largest single-campus Union in Ireland and are proud to say that we're ranked 6th for student experience in The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017.

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What Can We Do for You?

The Union is led by students, for students. Each year, students are elected to become Student Officers

Five full-time Officers work alongside 12 part-time Volunteers. They are here to help you, represent you, organise campaigns to make the changes you want, and lead the Union on your behalf.

Visit the Students' Union website
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Clubs and Societies

Over 11,000 students are members of our 200-plus clubs and societies. They give you a little bit more: more fun; more time to be part of something; more time to improve your skills

Our subject-specific societies(covering everything from Architecture to Medicine) offer careers advice and placements, and business-focused societies such as Enactus and IELTS help you add value to your degree.

Clubs and Societies

Homework Clubs

Over 5,000 students have been involved in volunteering at Queen’s since 2012

Homework Clubs are one of the most popular volunteering initiatives for Queen’s students. We help inspire young people in some of the most educationally underachieving areas of Belfast to go to university through our tutoring.

Volunteer
A student volunteer from the Queen's Univeristy Belfast Homework club helping school pupils with their homework

Some of our achievements

  • Effectively campaigned for the removal of the lifetime MSM Blood Ban, which was subsequently lifted on 1 September 2016
  • Created an Accommodation Forum for students who did not secure a space in University accommodation to find safe housing
  • Secured £40,000 from the University to reverse cuts to student counselling
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Your Student's Union

The Speakeasy: Eat. Drink. Play. Since 1967

The Speakeasy, on the first floor of the SU, is your ‘local’ during your time here. Open every day of the week, there's a mix of club nights, live sport, quizzes, and music to enjoy, along with an outdoor roof terrace, HD televisions, a giant projector screen, two full-sized snooker tables and 11 pool tables. Best of all, it’s always free to get in.

About the Speakeasy
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Advice SU

Should you need a helping hand, Advice SU is available to offer just that.

Situated on the second floor of the Students’ Union, Advice SU has four advisers who are all dedicated to providing students with free, independent, confidential, accurate advice.

Need some advice?
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There’s Loads to Do

There are bars, shops and numerous spaces for you to relax

Whether its watching TV, playing pool, a quick catch up with friends, grabbing lunch or going to gigs, your students' union has it all.

Check out upcoming events
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Your Student's Union

Be Enterprising

With Business One-to-Ones, programmes and workshops, Enterprise SU helps you develop the skills you need to start your own business or secure your dream job. Whatever your degree pathway we can help you develop creative thinking, generate ideas and improve your entrepreneurial skills.

Learn more about Enterprise SU