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EPS Applicant Day

Online Applicant Day

Engineering and Physical Sciences

Saturday 6 February 2021, 10am – 4pm

Welcome to EPS Applicant Day

This event is for all applicants who have applied to one or more of the courses within the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at Queen’s University, Belfast.

The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences spans disciplines that impact on lives today and will shape our future. Our international mix of staff and students make up a vibrant community that is home to some of the most innovative and globally significant research and teaching.

The leadership provided by our academics creates opportunities for all students to satisfy their ambitions through taught and research programmes. Come and join us, and help change the world!

How to Join Live Drop-in Q&A sessions

Video: How to Use The Website


Welcome and Introduction video
Live Subject Sessions

45 minute sessions
All Sessions are live: Afternoon sessions are repeats of morning sessions

Choose a session:
10.00am, 11.00am, 1.00pm, 2.00pm
Live Support Sessions

1 hour long drop-in sessions

  • Admissions
  • Accommodation
  • Careers
  • Student Union
  • Disability Support
  • GB Student Zone (12noon – 1pm only)
Choose a session:
12.00pm, 3.00pm
Event preparation

Please always keep your camera and microphone muted to avoid background noise and distractions. Please direct all questions through the chat box.

Live Subject Sessions

Meet our academics and students at our course specific sessions. Ask them about our courses at our live 45 minute sessions. Simply ask questions in your session through text via the Conversation icon in Teams. For assistance on how to attend, see our guide to joining the sessions.

To help you get the most out of your Online Applicant Day experience, we recommend you download our event programme in advance and plan which live sessions you wish to attend.


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.

 12noon: Chat with our Admissions team

 3.00pm: Chat with our Admissions team


  12noon: Chat with our Accommodation team

  3pm: Chat with our Accommodation Team

Guaranteed accommodation to first year students. Tour state-of-the art rooms in the city centre virtually, check out accommodation options in more detail and get excited about where you want to live.

All our accommodation is just 15 minutes walk from campus, either located in the city centre or in our dedicated student village.

View rooms and prices

Accommodation 360 photos

En-suite bedroom I Elms BT1 and 2
Studio apartment I Elms BT1 and 2
En-suite bedroom I Elms BT9

Support Services

Meet our support teams and ask them any questions you may have. Join our 1 Hour Live Sessions:

Student Union
Disability Support

GB Student Zone

Students from England, Scotland, Wales, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands

Join our GB Recruitment Officer Radhika Longbottom as well as Alice Poole (Architecture) and Rossita Maclean (Electrical and Electronics Engineering), to find out what it’s really like to be a Queen’s student in Belfast. Our GB students will share their application journey as well as top tips and advice to make the most of your time at university.

  12noon: Chat with our GB Students/GB Team

Connect with our staff

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

If you have any queries about studying at Queen's, email:

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.

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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.

"I wasn’t entirely sure whether or not I should study Computer Science at university, but it has opened more doors for me than I could have imagined. If you are the kind of person who is good with numbers and logic but also likes to be creative, then this is the course for you". Rebekah Kane, BSc Computer Science/Software Engineering