A leading research institution
A UK top ten research-intensive university
We are ranked joint eighth for research intensity
A World Class University
Among the top one per cent of global universities
[QS World Rankings UNESCO IAU 2013]
Six Queen's Anniversary prizes
World-class achievements in cancer research, environmental research, palaeoecology, law, green chemistry & cyber security.
An International outlook
In the top 25 of the world’s most international universities 2016
(Times Higher Education World University Rankings data 2015-16)
Queen’s University Belfast ranked 12th in the UK for overall student experience
(Times Higher Education 2015 Student Experience Survey)
Over 150,000 alumni in more than 120 countries
At the forefront of gender equality practices in the UK
We hold 10 Athena SWAN departmental awards.
These include two Gold, as well as an institutional Silver Award.
Welcoming students from near and far
We currently have over 23,000 students.
They include 1,700 international students from over 80 countries.
Investing in your future
We have invested almost £350 million to provide exceptional facilities for our students and staff
A further £350 million will be invested over the next ten years.
Providing more than just education
One of the largest employers in Belfast with 3,700 staff
contributes over £1 billion to the local economy, each year
Providing the leaders of tomorrow
80 of the top 100 companies in Northern Ireland employ Queen's graduates in senior leadership positions.
Research by scientists from Queen’s on ionic liquid chemistry was named the ‘Most Important British Innovation of the 21st Century’
(Science Museum 2013)
In prestigious company
We're a member of the Russell Group along with 23 top UK based universities
It means we're dedicated to research and providing an outstanding teaching and learning experience.