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AHSS Parents Evening


Thursday 19 November 2020, 6.30pm - 8.00pm

How to make the most of the event with Emma O'Hara, Faculty Student Recruitment Officer 6.30 pm
Welcome and Introduction Professor David Phinnemore, Dean of Education for the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 6.35 pm
Live Drop in sessions
From 6.45 pm
Close 8.00 pm

Welcome to Arts, Humanities and
Social Sciences Parents' Evening

We are a dynamic community of internationally acclaimed researchers, scholars and students who are committed to creating and sustaining a modern and meaningful place of connected learning. We are open to all talents, welcoming of challenge and change, and dedicated to using our subject expertise to make a difference to lives locally, nationally and internationally.

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How to Join Live Drop-in Q&A sessions

Meet our academics

Live Drop-in

Interested in studying a course at Queen's? Meet our academics and ask them all about our courses at our live Q&A Drop-in sessions.

How to Join Live Q&A sessions

Meet our students

Join our students from Great Britain to find out any top tips on moving to Belfast and find out more about their student experiences in our live Q&A.

  • Beatrice Titcombe, BA English Alumni
  • Jonathan Nield, BA French and Spanish 3rd year student
  • Erin Campbell, LLB Law 1st year student
  • Eleanor Trott, BSc Business Management 4th year student
  • Join our students from Northern Ireland in our live Q&A as they share their experience of University life.

  • Phoebe Comiskey, BA English Alumni
  • Anna Davis, BA French 3rd year student
  • Olcan McSparron, BA History 3rd year student

  • Study in the Faculty of AHSS

    The subject talks will give you an overview of each course within the faculty explaining what you will learn throughout your chosen degree. Please note that programmes offering a joint degree may not be mentioned on each video therefore we encourage you to visit our course finder to view all our available programmes. Please take the time to watch our subject talks on demand and prepare your questions ahead of our Drop-in sessions:

    Support Services

    Watch on demand information about our student accommodation, fees and finance, Queen's sport, careers, disability services and Queen's student union.

    Student Accommodation
    Student Finance
    Sport at Queen's
    Careers, Employability and Skills
    Disability Services
    Student's Union


    Admissions and Access Service

    The Admissions and Access Service provides a centralised admissions service for undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes for students around the world. Admissions is often the first point of contact for potential applicants, their advisers and parents.

    Chat with our Admissions team from 6.45pm - 8.00pm

    How to Join Live Q&A sessions

    Virtual Tour

    At Queen’s you’ll have access to facilities that bring your course to life. We’ve invested over £700 million to keep our constantly evolving campus future ready.

    From the state of the art McClay Library, to the cutting edge Computer Science Building, and purpose built School of Law, including a Moot Court Room, we've transformed our historic campus into an innovative learning environment.

    Explore Virtual Tour

    Take a tour of our campus

    Lanyon Building

    Our University estate comprises more than 250 buildings, 98 of which are listed. The Lanyon Building, which opened in 1849, is the centrepiece of the estate.


    Library, computing and media services in a single location as well as offering study facilities suitable for quiet study and group work.

    Sports and Fitness

    World class indoor and outdoor facilities, ideal for recreational, competitive or high-performance athletes.

    Academic Facilities

    Music studios, theatres, medical simulation suites, high performance computing, mechanical workshops, robotics and a lego lab.

    Support and Wellbeing

    Developing your employability skills, offering advice and assistance for times when you may feel under pressure, towards an enjoyable student experience.

    Belfast: A Student City

    A vibrant and friendly capital city, that’s safe, affordable and easy to get around.

    Known as the “Queen’s Quarter”, the area surrounding our campus is the most vibrant district of Belfast. Here, you’ll find everything from museums and art galleries to world cuisine, as well as your classes of course, all within easy walking distance.

    How expensive is it and how do I get there?

    Northern Ireland has the lowest cost of student living in the UK, so you’ll pay less for rent, travel and going out.

    Rent per week
    1 hour
    Flight time
    Guide to city life
    1. Living in Belfast & N.Ireland
    2. Cost of living comparison
    3. Belfast vs London vs Manchester
    4. Moving to N.Ireland
    5. How far away is Belfast

    Student Life

    Students at Queen’s get the best of both worlds - a safe and easy to navigate campus with the wider city of Belfast nearby. We’re famed for our warm welcome and there’s a strong support network and sense of community on campus.

    Read more
    Clubs and Societies

    Whether your interest is in cheerleading, skiing, surfing, rowing, gaming, electronic music, crafting or the environment, you'll find something in our 215+ clubs and societies.

    Sports and Fitness

    World class indoor and outdoor facilities: 25m swimming and diving pool, martial arts area, 2 climbing walls, 8 squash courts, 2 handball courts, 4 exercise and dance studios, and outdoor 3G grass pitches.

    Students’ Union

    We’re loved across campus and Belfast: we’re the largest single-campus union in Ireland and provide students with advice, entertainment, volunteering opportunities and much more.

    Careers and Employability

    Our team are here to help you make informed career decisions and develop your skills and confidence to compete in the graduate job market.

    Study/Work Abroad

    Add an international dimension to your experience through study and work abroad. Increase your confidence and independence and make friends for life.

    Student Finance

    Find out more about Student Finance and what funding you could be eligible for to help with the cost of your undergraduate studies.

    "Looking back on my time at Queen’s I only have fond memories. From mornings spent rowing down at the QUB boathouse to evenings at the McClay, the excellent facilities have helped me thrive both academically and socially. Through my academic studies I have discovered newfound passions in my subject area, developed my confidence and gained skills I have carried forth into my professional life". Beatrice Titcombe, BA English alumni

    Connect with our staff

    We’d love to meet you. Chat with our friendly team.

    Contact Emma O'Hara, Faculty Student Recruitment Officer, with any queries about studying at Queen's,
    Tel: +44 (0)7391730634, Email: