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Accommodation at Queen's

Postgraduate students can apply for either a 38, 39 or 51 week contract depending on their needs. You should apply online for your accommodation.

The How to Apply section will guide you through the process. Please note that paper application forms will only be accepted by exception. If you need a paper application form please contact the Accommodation Office.

The closing date for applications is 1 August 2017. Students who apply for accommodation by the closing date will be allocated a place when they are accepted onto a course at Queen’s and meet the conditions of the Allocation Policy which is available to read in full on the Accommodation website.

The Queen’s campus is set in south Belfast, just a 15 minute walk from the city centre

Entrance to Botanic Gardens

A beautiful part of Belfast

The main University campus is situated within three designated conservation areas, making walking or cycling around the area a very pleasant experience.

Within walking distance of Queen’s are numerous shops, cafés and restaurants, Botanic Gardens, the Ulster Museum, the Grand Opera House and the Lyric Theatre, the Physical Education Centre and many other useful facilities.

Willow Walk

Willow Walk kitchen

Contemporary apartments for the modern postgraduate

Willow Walk is purpose built accommodation ideally suited to postgraduate students located on the perimeter of Elms Village, just 15 minutes from the main campus.

The accommodation offers a mix of studio and 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments each with a modern contemporary design and level of finish. Students benefit from the advantages of the University managing and supporting their living needs including a residential life programme, safety and security and maintenance.

Willow Walk living room

A private atmosphere in a village community

Each apartment in Willow Walk has its own external front door and access is via the main Elms Village entrance where the safety team are on duty 24/7.

There is a flexible guest policy for Willow Walk, especially if you have a family member visiting.

Mount Charles

Mount Charles interior

A more independent lifestyle

Mount Charles has been extensively refurbished to address the needs of postgraduate students.

Each house is shared by 7–8 students and typically there are two large kitchens with bathrooms/showers on each floor.

Mount Charles front door

in the heart of the Queen's Quarter

It is close to the Queen’s campus and McClay library as well as the bustling social hub of Botanic Avenue.

There is a range of room types from premium double rooms (for single occupancy) which have larger storage and work spaces. In some properties there are limited twin rooms designed for two students and you can apply to share with a friend/family member of the same sex.


Elms Village
Queen’s University Belfast
Tel: +44 (0)28 9097 4525
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