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Welcome to Queen’s University Belfast.

We are a member of the elite Russell Group (the UK’s Ivy League) and are one of the oldest Universities in the UK and Ireland.

We are a global University – ranked in the top 200 worldwide- based in a leafy neighbourhood in Northern Ireland’s capital city (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021).

Queen’s offers students a vibrant educational experience on a multi-cultural campus. We have over 3,000 international students from 80+ countries worldwide and are proud to have an increasingly diverse student body. We welcome hundreds of students from America each year on study abroad, summer school and full degree programmes at bachelors, masters and doctoral level.

MEET OUR NORTH AMERICA TEAM

Anya O'Connor

Anya O'Connor

SENIOR INTERNATIONAL OFFICER

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Peter Brimstone

INTERNATIONAL OFFICER

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Susan McCleary from the International office

Susan McCleary

INTERNATIONAL OFFICER

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Claire Castles

Claire Castles

PARTNERSHIPS AND EVENTS OFFICER

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Questions?

Book an introduction session

If you have any questions or would like guidance about studying at Queen’s, the team is here to help you.

We offer prospective students the chance to book a 1-1 information session with our team in which we can provide you with an introduction to the University and answer any questions you may have. 

You can also join our mailing list to receive information directly related to your subject interests and details of any upcoming events for students in your area.

Book a session   Join mailing list

UPCOMING DIGITAL EVENTS

Due to the ongoing public health situation with COVID-19, the North America team are not currently travelling to the USA. We hope to be able to visit the US again in 2021.

We will be meeting with students at a range of digital events over the coming months and invite you to speak with us there. You will find information about our upcoming events below. You are also welcome to book an individual appointment with the team by booking a session through the link above.

RECENT WEBINARS

We have run a range of University and Programme webinars over the last academic year that you might find interesting and informative. Please review our past webinars here.

Undergraduate events   Postgraduate events   Graduate Studies at Queen’s Webinar 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Queen’s has welcomed students from the USA for many years. The University admissions office is very familiar with the American education system and qualifications. Below you will find information on entrance requirements for students from the USA. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact the North America team.

Students Titanic Building Summer School 2017

STUDY ABROAD

Experience Queen's for a Summer, a semester or a full year with one of our study abroad programmes

Queen's offers three unique Summer schools as well as a study abroad programme which allows international students to join us for up to one full academic year in a number of courses.

Your study options at Queen's

INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOLS

Spend four weeks with us in Northern Ireland.

Immerse yourself in a unique academic and cultural experience, and pursue your interests in one of three tailored summer school programmes:

  • Conflict Transformation
  • Education for Transformation

Find out more about our programmes

Hear from our students

Our students are the best ambassadors for Queen’s University. Hear from Grad student, Marissa and Bachelors student, Shea in the videos below to learn more about the Queen’s experience.

Marissa Piccolo, MA Global Security & Borders
Shea Donnelly, Bachelors Study Abroad

Student Life at Queen’s

Undergraduate Study

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Postgraduate Study

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