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Why study at Queen's?

10 reasons to study at Queen’s

#1.We’re a world-class university

Queen's is part of an elite UK group of research-intensive universities, known as the Russell Group.


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#2 Our research has global impact

99% of our research environment is world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2021).

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#3. You’ll be taught by world-leading academics

The world-leading research by our academics informs our exceptional teaching; which means a more relevant and valuable degree for you. 


#4. You’ll benefit from £350million campus investment

Over the past decade, Queen's has invested over £350m in cutting-edge facilities, including the £50m McClay Library, placing us joint 9 in the UK for university facilities (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018)

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#5. You’ll get a passport to the world

You can enhance your degree with a range of study or work abroad opportunities, enabling you to broaden your horizons, enrich your university experience and gain the edge in the graduate job market.

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#7. We’ll enable your future career

We are dedicated to student employability and our strong industry links mean Queen’s is ranked in the top 140 in the world for graduate prospects (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020).



#8. Student-approved accommodation

Our student accommodation was ranked 2 out of 8 UK participating universities for cost of accommodation (International Student Barometer 2020/21), and we’ve recently added over 1200 new rooms across two brand new city centre sites.


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#9. You’ll find a place to belong

There are over 215 student-led clubs and societies on campus; while a £20 million sports investment has helped make us number one (out of eight participating UK universities) for sporting facilities (International Student Barometer 2020/21).

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#10. You’ll be fully supported

We offer a network of support services, such as the Student Centre, and a range of generous bursaries and scholarships to help you get the most from your time at Queen’s.

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