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Students' Union

Students' Union

Queen’s Students' Union is here to make your life at Queen's enriching, rewarding and fun. It’s run by Queen's students for students, and you’ll be a member along with 24,000 others! 

We're here to help and support you, represent you and your views, run missions to change stuff - be it on your course, on the campus, in your Students' Union, in the University, in your community, or in the world.  

And last but not least, we're here to make sure you have an absolutely amazing time at Queen's. 

Students' Union Webinar

Join the Students' Union president and Campaigns and Engagement Officers for their webinar on the Student's Union and the role it can play for you throughout your university career.

A vibrant student centre and venue   

  • Decades of activism, campaigning and supporting students View our recent campaigns 
  • union at the heart of the University, Belfast and the wider community.  
  • A thriving entertainment hub, with bars, clubs, a shop 
  • Supporting and advising on money, health, student housing, student life, academic queries, volunteering and and enterprise opportunities. 
  • Making the changes that are important to you, whether that be in your Union, University or community.  
  • 7000 students involved in volunteering, improving lives locally and across the world  
  • We have 20+ active Societies that campaign and work on environmental, ethical, sustainability and social justice issues. 


The Speakeasy is your ‘local’ during your time here. Open every day of the week, there’s a mix of club nights, live sport, quizzes, and music to enjoy. It has HD televisions, a giant projector screen, full-sized snooker tables and pool tables. Best of all, it’s always free to get in.  


The new Student Centre and Students’ Union will open in 2022, transforming the provision of student services and support offered by the University and the Students’ Union, in one central, state-of-the-art facility. 

We have
One of the largest and highest ranked students’ unions in the UK
Ranked 7th
in the UK for student experience
(Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018)

"Volunteering with Enactus has been the best thing I’ve ever done. I’ve worked with ex-convicts, refugees, asylum seekers, the homeless community and teenage girls, and this year have become Vice-President of Enactus Belfast."

Sinead Henry (BA Politics, Philosophy and Economics)

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Our team will be online between 12:00 to 18:00 to answer any questions you might have.