The Graduate School

Support Services

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Queen's University Belfast

Support services

We have a network of support services dedicated to helping you get the most from your time at Queen’s, looking after your health, emotional well-being, education, study needs, financial security and career prospects.

Student Guidance Centre

The first place to visit for information, support, advice and guidance including:

• Careers Service
• Resilience, Wellbeing and Counselling
• Disability Services
• Student Finance
• International Student Support
• Learning Development Service
• Student Administration

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Postgraduate Student Support - The Graduate School

The Graduate School, is home to Queen’s postgraduate community and the central hub for making connections across the University

Integrating the needs of Masters students and PhD researchers, The Graduate School caters for the differing needs of lab-based, international, full-time and part-time students, as well as students with disabilities.

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Careers, Employability and Skills

Offering career guidance, information and advice to help you develop your ideas, formulate a career plan and achieve your goals

We help you connect with employers, develop your skills and get international work and study experience.

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Support for International Students

Pre-arrival support, visa advice and welcome programmes

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Resilience, Wellbeing and Counselling

Help with personal, academic and emotional difficulties

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Support for students with disabilities

Academic and non-academic, assistance with applications for Disability Allowance

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Students’ Union Advice Centre

Providing essential academic, financial and welfare advice

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full-time day care, out-of-school care and a summer activities scheme

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Support Services

Healthcare at Queen's

Healthcare and prescriptions are free for everyone in Northern Ireland through the National Health Service. If you need to see a doctor or order a prescription, this General Practice provides NHS (and non-NHS) services for Queen’s students.

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