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Student life


Settling In

Freshers' advice from Student Officers

Laura Hawthorne, VP Community and Gareth McGreevy, VP Campaigns & Communications have some hints and tips to make the most of your time at Queen's.

There is information on Enterprise SU, the Student Guidance Centre and bursaries. Meet Paul Courtney, VP Clubs & Societies, to hear about joining up and making friends and the support on offer from Susan Kearney, VP Welfare.

Learn more about all your Student Officers

For more information on the Students' Union visit their website

Transitions - Academic

Learn more about education and teaching styles at Queen's and how to make the most of your academic life.

There are two other Transitions videos; Money and Social.

Transitions - Social

Find out more about the social life on offer at Queen's.

There are two more Transitions videos; Academic and Money.

Transitions - Money

Financial advice to ensure you never need to worry about money.  Including information on loans and how to get a student job.

There are two other Transitions videos; Academic and Social.

First Lego League

Pupils from secondary schools across Northern Ireland took on young scientists from around the globe in the world's biggest interactive robotics challenge. The FIRST LEGO League event was brought to Belfast for the first time by a partnership of Queen's University, Invest NI, the Institution of Engineering and Technology, SAP Research and W5.

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Registration and enrolment information

Gareth McGreevy and Laura Hawthorne from the Students' Union have some information about registration and enrolment at Queen's University.

For more information on what's happening during Welcome and Registration visit

Queen's V Trinity 6th annual Boat Race

It was war on the water on Saturday 13 June as Queen’s University took on Trinity College Dublin in the sixth annual University boat race.

The 2,112 metre event along the River Lagan, modelled on the Oxford and Cambridge race, has become a firm fixture on the Northern Ireland sporting calendar.

There were crashing crews, bridge bashing and triple wins for Queen's.

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All about QTV

Find out more about Queen's new online TV station.

Leading the way in university online media services, QTV will showcase the latest news and events from around the campus and promote Queen’s stories through six diverse channels to a world-wide audience.

Employability and Skills launch

The CBI has backed a new scheme to give Queen's graduates an added edge in the job market. The University's Employability and Skills Policy, developed after consultation with employers, parents and students, includes the Degree Plus initiative. This acknowledges the skills which students gain during extra-curricular activities such as voluntary work and sport.  

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Graduation – a week of celebration

More than 4,000 students are being awarded their degree scrolls in the Whitla Hall during summer graduation.

This year the Vice-Chancellor’s graduation address focuses on how the people of Queen’s have helped shape the past century and how they will also define the next.

Each afternoon the new graduates and their families and friends attend a garden party in the Quad.

Over the week catering staff will make over 15,000 cups of tea and coffee and more than 3,000 punnets of strawberries will be served with around 400 litres of cream.

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Queen's call young scientists

AS and A level students from across Northern Ireland have visited W5 to find out how studying science and engineering subjects at Queen’s can lead to exciting career prospects.

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Open Days 2008 at Queen's

Queen's graduate and television presenter Zoe Salmon joined thousands of sixth formers at the University's annual Open Days

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QTV - Johnny Ball

TV personality Johnny Ball will be summing up the wonders of science for local sixth-formers in a special Queen’s University Centenary event on Tuesday. 

Around 600 young people from throughout Northern Ireland will hear the celebrity science communicator deliver the Centenary Lecture for Schools in the University’s Whitla Hall.

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