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Previous Undergraduate Virtual Events

If you missed our series of live virtual events first time around please catch up with the events using the links below. The events aim to provide you with the knowledge, confidence and skills to make informed choices about your future learning and career. Join us and gain an insight into life at Queen's, along with useful information and advice which will guide you through your journey to University.

Virtual Open day cartoon depiction of the Lanyon and a hot air balloon
Queen’s Open Day Festival
Discover our Virtual Open Day Festival from September 2020

Explore our city and campus, meet the Queen’s community and experience subject talks, Q&As and student chats from the comfort of your own home.

Experience our Virtual Open Day

Student moving in to accommodation accompanied by their parents
Tuesday 3 August, 6pm
Moving to Queen’s: A Guide for New Students

We hope your time here at Queen’s will be life changing, academically rewarding and some of the most enjoyable times of your life. Join us as we discuss how Queen’s learning and research experience is like no other. Find out all you need to know about enrolling and registering with the University as well as top tips on making your start at Queen’s the best.

Followed by a live Q&A session.

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Thursday 24 June, 6pm
Live Student Panel: Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

Don't take our word for it, hear from our current students who will share their experiences of studying a course within the faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences. Our current students will share their top tips about university life, and their favourite things about studying at Queen’s.

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Parents dropping their daughter off at accommodation
Tuesday 8 June, 7pm
Parents' Offer Holder Information Evening

We appreciate that the transition to third level education can be a challenging and anxious time for students, teachers and parents alike. To keep parents informed of the journey which their son or daughter is about to embark on, this event aims to provide parents with an opportunity to find out more about Queen’s University, and the range of support services available to students including Careers and Employability, Disability and Wellbeing and Study Abroad opportunities. Key information on Student Finance, Queen’s Accommodation and Moving to Belfast will also be covered throughout the event.

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Virtual Open day cartoon depiction of the Lanyon and a hot air balloon
Saturday 5 June 2021, 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Undergraduate Virtual Open Day Festival

Explore our city and campus, meet the Queen’s community and experience subject talks, Q&As and student chats from the comfort of your own home.

Register now for On-Demand access

Guys in the social area of city centre accommodation
Tuesday 25 May, 6pm
Applying for Queen’s Accommodation

All first year Undergraduate students at Queen’s are guaranteed a place in University owned accommodation. Join this event to find out about our purpose built accommodation, how we offer some of the lowest student costs in the UK and gain in depth information about the benefits of living in Belfast. Discover how our Residential Life Team are able to offer you support and encouragement when you start your journey at Queen’s.

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Emma and Emily walking at Lanyon
Tuesday 18 May, 6pm
Where a degree from Queen's can take you

We will help you set career goals, communicate your worth to employers and equip you with the skills you need to stand out in the competitive global job market. Tune in and hear from Trevor Johnston, Head of Careers, Employability and Skills on how we will you build the skills that will benefit you throughout your career. You will also have the chance to hear from Law Graduate and FinTrU's Head of Business Development in New York, Stuart Marks who will talk through how Queen’s shaped his career journey.

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Tuesday 27 April, 6pm
Disability and Wellbeing Support

Here at Queen’s we aim to provide prospective and current students with appropriate information relating to disability issues. Tune in and find out more about the tailored support available to meet your specific needs, and gain more in depth information about funded support.

We want to equip you with the skills you need to cope, be connected and feel hopeful about your future. Discover how you can get support from the Student Wellbeing service that are available.

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Thursday 22 April, 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Planning Parents’ and Guardians’ Evening

This event is for parents/guardians and sons/daughters in years 13 and 14 who are studying, or considering studying, geography or related subjects at GCSE, A-Level or equivalent vocational qualifications.

At this event, you will hear about our degrees from current students, graduates and academic staff. Employers from both public and private planning practice will also attend to share some of the opportunities for planning graduates both during study and after graduation.

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Eshwar getting careers advice
Tuesday 20 April, 6pm
Careers and Employability Support

Gain an insight into how we can support you to explore, develop and achieve your career potential. By providing you with careers advice and guidance, we will help you connect with employers and you’ll also discover how our Global Opportunities team can help enhance your career prospects and stand out in the competitive global job market.

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Tuesday 13 April, 6pm
Student Life: Sport and Students’ Union

Student life gives you the opportunity to make new friends or get involved in a new hobby or sport. Join us as we explore the facilities at Queen’s Sport, discuss what membership options are available to you and why we truly have an Active Campus.

You’ll also hear about all the exciting opportunities available at Queen’s Students’ Union. With over 215 clubs and societies and 15,000+ strong membership, the Students’ Union is guaranteed to make your time at University enriching, rewarding and fun.

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Thursday 10 December, 6pm
Where a degree from Queen's can take you

Discover where a degree from Queen’s could take you, not just in your future but in the world. We will help you set career goals, communicate your worth to employers and equip you with the skills you need to stand out in the competitive global job market. Tune in and hear from Trevor Johnston, Head of Careers, Employability and Skills on how we will help you build the skills that will benefit you throughout your career.

Followed by a live Q&A session.

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Tuesday 8 December, 6pm
Exam and Study Tips

The Learning Development Service at Queen’s have all the hints and tips about the best ways to study. Hear some key information about how to prepare for your exams and moreover, how a wide range of support services will help you reach your full academic potential.

Followed by a live Q&A session.

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Male student at a computer in Elms
Thursday 3 December, 6pm
Applying through UCAS: Top tips on how to find the right university for you

What is UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service), how and when do you apply for university? These questions and more will be answered in this event. Hear about how to research universities and courses and get some top tips on how to make the right UCAS course choices.

Followed by a live Q&A session.

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Lu reading
Tuesday 1 December, 6pm
Mental Health and Wellbeing: Enjoying the journey

Making decisions about your future is stressful: FACT. Dr Carolyn Blair, Research Fellow in SSESW, is on hand with practical advice about present-moment awareness. Don't know what that is? Tune in and learn how to increase happiness, improve your productivity, reduce negative self-criticism, overcome indecision, reduce stress and help you to enjoy the journey to third level education.

Followed by a live Q&A session, but no need for cameras on, or active discussion, feel free to participate in whatever way works for you.

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Lu in Botanic Gardens
Tuesday 9 March, 6pm
Mental Health and Wellbeing: Enjoying the Journey

Making decisions about your future is stressful: FACT. Dr Carolyn Blair, Research Fellow in SSESW, is on hand with practical advice about present-moment awareness. Don't know what that is? Tune in and learn how to increase happiness, improve your productivity, reduce negative self-criticism, overcome indecision, reduce stress and help you to enjoy the journey to third level education.

Followed by a live Q&A session, but no need for cameras on, or active discussion, feel free to participate in whatever way works for you.

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Thursday 26 November, 6pm
Thinking about going to University? Live Student Panel

Don't take our word for it, hear from current students who will share their experiences of applying to University and what helped them choose Queen's. Our current students will share their top tips on how to make an informed decision on the right University and Degree programme for you.

Followed by a live Q&A session.

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Tuesday 17 November, 7pm
Parents information evening: Keeping you informed

We appreciate that the transition to third level education can be a challenging and anxious time for students, teachers and parents alike. To keep parents informed of the journey which there son or daughter will take over the coming academic year, this session aims to provide parents with an opportunity to find out more about Applying through UCAS, Queen’s University and the range of support services available to students including Careers and Employability, Disability and Wellbeing and Study Abroad opportunities. Key information on Student Finance and Moving to Belfast will also be covered throughout the session.

Followed by a live Q&A session.

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Engineering Parents Evening
Thursday 12 November, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Engineering Parents' Evening

The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences would like to invite Year 11-14 students who are studying or considering studying A-Level Mathematics, Science/Technology and their parents to our online Parents' Evening.
While we can’t have you on campus, we want to ensure that you still get access to our academics, students and employers to provide all of the information that enables students to pick engineering as their future career. There will be an opportunity to hear more and quiz our academics on the engineering disciplines offered by Queen's University Belfast.

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Rhea in the library
Tuesday 10 November, 6pm
Writing a Personal Statement

A crucial part of your UCAS application, your personal statement demonstrates your aspirations, skills and experience to universities and admissions staff. Above all, it’s a means of articulating that you are passionate about the subject you wish to study. Join our event and find out how you can stand out from the crowd with your University application.

Followed by a live Q&A session.

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Male student at a computer in Elms
Tuesday 27 October, 6pm
Applying through UCAS: Top tips on how to find the right university for you

What is UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service), how and when do you apply for university? These questions and more will be answered in this event. Hear about how to research universities and courses and get some top tips on how to make the right UCAS course choices.

Followed by a live Q&A session.

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