International Welcome and Orientation Programme

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 16 - 21 September 2015. You will then take part in the University’s main Welcome programme. You can register for the programme online at Registration is open from 1 August 2015.

University accommodation will be available at an additional daily rate from 15 September, 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 from Sunday 13 - Tuesday 15 September 2015 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