Student Support Services
The following page contains links to the support services available to all of our students here at Queen's. Just click the linked titles below to find out more about the service you are looking for.
Queen’s has a network of student support to help you make the most of your time at university, including:
- Personal Tutors
- Skills and support for learning
- Disability and Dyslexia support
free, independent, confidential and non-judgemental advice if and when you need it to do with issues like money, education, accommodation, funding your course and your health & wellbeing.
Students who believe they are being harassed or bullied have a number of options to consider, and every situation is different, with actions dependent on individual circumstances.
If you have been in the care of a Health and Social Care Trust for more than three months of your secondary school years, Queen’s University can offer you a range of additional support.
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.
Offering a range of childcare support, including full-time day care, out-of-school care and a summer activities scheme
Our student counselling offers a confidential, non-judgmental and supportive environment within which to set and work towards goals with help from a professional counsellor.
Development Weeks provide students with opportunities to become inspired by a new subject, develop skills and apply knowledge in a supportive environment.
Queen's University Belfast is committed to the promotion of equality of opportunity and to creating and sustaining an environment that values and celebrates the diversity of its staff and student body.
One of the most important things students learn at university is how to manage their money. As well as standing you in good stead for the rest of your life, knowing that your finances are under control can really help you to relax and fully enjoy your time at university.
This section contains information on the rules, regulations, policies and procedures for the entire university including those in relation to study, academic appeal and student conduct
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.
Providing an introduction to our virtual learning and email services, and advice and support on how to get the best out of University and personal IT equipment. New students are invited to orientation sessions that outline the facilities and services available to them; many of which are based in the McClay Library, includuing the ICT Shop, which provides access to a range of accessories and IT support.
Access Jobs and Careers Events and get information on the following:
- MyFuture: Our own jobs board with vacancies targeted at our students and graduates
- Jobs for graduates: Find out about graduate schemes and websites for finding graduate work.
- Part-time work: Information about Oncampus Jobs, links to useful websites and tips for finding part-time work.
- Internships: Find summer internships for students and graduate internship opportunities
- Fairs: an overview of the main, annual, on-campus fairs View details and book on MyFuture Tips to help you prepare for a fair.
- Volunteering: Find local and international volunteering opportunities
- Working Overseas: Find graduate jobs and student internships around the world. See also the International Exchange, Study and Work Abroad pages.
- Start your own business: Find out about the support available at Queen's and in Northern Ireland to start and run your own business.
The QUB Learning Development Service provides support in various academic skills as well as maths and statistics to help you reach your full potential.
Offering chaplains and other religious representatives to serve students and staff across 12 faiths and denominations
Our qualified and experienced Counsellors can help work through any personal, academic and emotional difficulties that impact on your studies
Semester dates are approved three years in advance by Academic Council but may be subject to change for operational reasons.
Find out more about the services, opportunities and support available to you throughout your time at Queen's University. Not sure where to ask? Try the Student Guidance Centre.
Queen's starts providing international students with support before their arrival! We offer specialist visa and immigration advice and leading welcome and orientation programmes to help you maximise university life.
Including School and exam support, accommodation requirements and assistance with applications for Disabled Students’ Allowance.
Many LGB students will begin their individual journey of ‘coming out’ as lesbian, gay or bisexual during their time in higher education. You may benefit from support around challenges faced in personal, family and social relationships.
At Queen's we understand that students may encounter times when things are not going well for one reason or another and this can have an impact on their studies.
For advice and support on the following issues and procedures, please click on the relevant link below:
- What should I do if...
- Progress Issues
- Academic Appeals
- Other Procedures