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Nursing Virtual Offer Holder Day

WELCOME

Welcome to the School of Nursing & Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast. We are a dynamic community of internationally acclaimed researchers, scholars and students who are committed to making a difference to healthcare delivery in today's world.

Congratulations on your offer! We have put together a selection of resources and interactive sessions for you to help you get to know us, our courses, and our students a little better. Please take some time to review the videos below – watch as many or as few as you like – and then join us for the Q&A sessions at the times and links below.

How to join live sessions

Make a difference with nursing!

Congratulations on your offer for a Nursing or Midwifery programme! Now, find out more about becoming an nurse from our students - they tell it like it is, so make sure and watch this before you confirm your UCAS choices!

Find Out More
sTUDENTS OUTSIDE THE MBC
Meet the Year Leads
Meet Dr Gary Mitchell and Johanna McMullan, year 1 leads for nursing

Gary and Johanna are the main contact for year 1 Nursing students, and they know everything there is to know about settling in and learning how to become a student professional. This is a very busy and challenging programme, so make sure to join this session and find out more about what your first year will be, what to expect and how to manage your work-life balance.

Check out a podcast from some of our current year 1 students all about their experiences.

  • Click here to listen
  • Join the live chat session at 12.00noon
    Adult nursing

    Find out all about what it is to become an adult nurse; what you can expect to learn on this course, and what roles are available for nurses when they qualify.

    Meet Maggie Bennett, the Professional Lead for Adult Nursing, and find out about the course, what it involves, and what will be expected of you in the next 3 years.

  • Click here to watch the subject video
  • Join the live session here at 2.00pm
    Children's & Young People's nursing

    Find out all about what it is to become an CYP nurse; what you can expect to learn on this course, and what roles are available for nurses when they qualify.

    Meet Pauline Carson, and find out about the CYP Nursing course, what it involves, and what will be expected of you in the next 3 years.

  • Click here to watch the subject video
  • Click for a student video on community placement
  • Hear from one of our mature students here
  • Click here to join the live session at 1.30pm
    Nurse caring for young person with disabilities
    Learning Disabilities nursing

    Find out all about what it is to become a Learning Disabilities nurse; what you can expect to learn on this course, and what roles are available for nurses when they qualify.

    Meet Joanne Blair, and find out about the Learning Disabilities Nursing course, what it involves, and what will be expected of you in the next 3 years.

  • Click here to watch the subject video
  • Hear from Hannah, a current LD nursing student, all about her experiences
  • Find out more about how Louise and Sarah, current students, feel about LD nursing
  • Join the live session here at 12.30pm
    Mental Health nursing

    Find out all about what it is to become a Mental Health nurse; what you can expect to learn on this course, and what roles are available for nurses when they qualify.

    Meet Dr Derek McLaughlin, and find out about the Mental Health Nursing course, what it involves, and what will be expected of you in the next 3 years.

  • Mental health Nursing with Dr Derek McLaughlin
  • Hear from some of our previous students about being men in Mental Health Nursing
  • Click here to join the live session at 1.00pm
    Midwifery at Queen's

    Find out all about what it is to become a midwife; what you can expect to learn on this course, and what roles are available for midwives when they qualify.

    Meet Mrs Gail Anderson, Programme Lead for the Midwifery course, and find out about the course, what it involves, and what will be expected of you in the next 3 years.

  • Click here for the Midwifery subject talk
  • Access the live chat at 2.30pm
    Coming to Queens - what happens next

    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.

    Click here to join the chat session at 4.00pm to find out more about what happens next, and what you'll need to do between now and becoming a student.

    QUB Student Advice Centre - all about the money

    Meet Debbie Forsey and Stephen Montgomery from the Student Advice Centre.

    Find out more here about how this course is funded, what you will and won't be entitled to, and how to make the most of your money. This may be the most important session you attend today!

  • Watch Debbie's presentation on finances here
  • Click here to join the live chat session at 3.00pm
    Elms BT1 common area
    QUB Accommodation

    Coming up to Belfast for the programme and need accommodation?

    Meet Michelle Carson and find out all the information you need about the options available for nursing and midwifery students, and how to balance accommodation during your teaching and placement phases.

    Access the live session at 3.30pm here

    FAQs

    Here are a few of the questions that are often asked - if you can't find the answer you're looking for, do ask during one of the live sessions, or email us on nur.registry@qub.ac.uk.

    Downloadables

    We have put together a few flyers that should help you as you prepare to join our programmes and become a student nurse or midwife.

    Everything you need to know about getting ready to begin a nursing programme at Queen's!

    Making an Access NI application

    Getting your Occupational health check

    What happens next on UCAS

    Key dates for your diary for 2022-23 entry

    Practice placements.

    Any questions?  Contact us on nur.registry@qub.ac.uk 

    Student Societies

    Some of the students have formed a Nursing and a Midwifery Society, and they play an active part in the life of the school

    Check out their web presence to see what they've been up to, and pop into the live chat sessions to meet students and find out more...

    The Midwifery Society uses Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Qubmidwiferysociety

    The Nursing Society uses Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/qub_nursingsociety/?hl=en

    ACCOMMODATION

    Have a sneak peek at the accommodation options available to first year students. Join our Accommodation Q&A at 3.30pm to find out more.

    En-suite bedroom I Elms BT1 and 2
    Studio apartment I Elms BT1 and 2
    En-suite bedroom I Elms BT9
    student with student helper
    DISABILITY SERVICES

    The University is committed to creating an inclusive environment and seeks to ensure that students with a disability or long-term condition have equitable access as far as reasonably possible to all aspects of University life.

    Students with a disability or long term condition are encouraged to register with the University's Disability Service to ensure their individual needs are assessed and relevant support recommendations are put in place for their chosen course of study and wider participation in University life.

    To find out more please email disability.office@qub.ac.uk

    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

    Students outside The Duke of York
    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.

    Find out more about Student Life at Queen's

    LIFE IN BELFAST

    Queen’s is just 15 minutes’ walk from the city centre where there is a buzzing arts, social and sporting scene, all within reach of some of the most stunning coastlines and breath-taking landscapes in the world

    Guide to city life

    Living in Belfast & N.Ireland

    Cost of living comparison

    Food and eating out

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    Contact Us

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

    If you have any queries about studying at Queen's, email: nur.registry@qub.ac.uk

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