International Welcome and Orientation Programme

This information is for applicants from outside the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

The International Welcome and Orientation Programme will include many different types of sessions and activities aimed at getting you settled into life in Belfast and at Queen’s. It is an extremely valuable time to meet new people and make friends. You are expected to take part in the programme and we look forward to getting to know you during the event which will be held from Wednesday 17 - Sunday 21 September 2014 (provisional). You will then take part in the University’s main Welcome programme. You can register for the programme online at

University accommodation will be available at a fixed rate from 15 - 19 September inclusive, for students wishing to attend the Orientation Programme. Please note that this option will only be available to students who have reserved places in University accommodation for the academic year.

International Student Support will be providing a Meet and Greet service from Belfast International Airport and George Best Belfast City Airport to the University on Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 September 2014 (provisional) and we recommend that you arrive during this period. To make use of this service, you should submit your arrival details to International Student Support by registering online at the address above.