Northern Ireland Student Blog | 8 March, 2018
Here are just ten of the reasons you should join us in Belfast.
We’re part of the elite Russell Group and are ranked in the top 180 universities in the world, so a degree from Queen’s is something to be proud of.
We’re joint 8th in the UK for research intensity (REF 2014/ Times Higher Education) and our world-leading research informs our courses, meaning that what you learn is as relevant as it can be.
We’ve won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize, which recognises universities and colleges which have demonstrated excellence, innovation, impact and societal benefit, on six occasions.
Over the past decade, Queen’s has invested over £350m in cutting edge facilities, with the same to be spent over the coming decade, placing us among the top 10 in the UK for university facilities.
(Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018)
Queen’s is at the social and cultural heart of Belfast, named the best region in the world to visit (Lonely Planet, 2017), and among the top five most affordable student cities in the UK.
You can enhance your degree with a range of study or work abroad opportunities, enabling you to broaden your horizons, enrich your university experience and gain the edge in the graduate job market.
Our student accommodation is among the most affordable in the UK (Natwest Student Living Index 2017), and we’ve added 1,237 new rooms across two brand new city centre sites for 2018.
We offer a network of support services, such as the Student Guidance Centre, and a range of generous scholarships to help you get the most from your time at Queen’s.
We are dedicated to student employability and our strong industry links mean over 94% of Queen’s graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduation.
(HESA Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey, 2015/16).
There are over 200 student-led clubs and societies on campus; while a £20 million sports investment has helped establish our reputation as one of the premier sporting universities in Ireland and the UK. We’re ranked 3rd in the UK for sporting facilities*.
*among 31 participating UK universities/International Student Barometer Autumn 2017
Facebook/Queen's African Caribbean Society
Queen's Dragonslayers Gaming & Anime Society
Queen's Underwater Hockey
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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