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£700M CAMPUS INVESTMENT IN CUTTING EDGE FACILITIES
 
LOWEST STUDENT RENT IN THE UK
(NatWest Student Living Index, 2020)
 
AMONG THE TOP 10 MOST BEAUTIFUL UNIVERSITIES IN THE UK
(QS World University Rankings 2021)
 
BELFAST HAS THE LOWEST COST OF LIVING IN THE UK
(Mercer Cost of Living City Ranking 2021)
Main tower of the Lanyon building with multi coloured bunting in the foreground
A MULTICULTURAL AND CREATIVE HUB
The Queen's Quarter: The best of student life

The area surrounding our campus is the most vibrant district of Belfast. Here, you’ll find everything from hot-ticket cultural events and party nights to international festivals and world food worth queuing for. Our friendly student community and buzzing entertainment scene welcomes you from the day you arrive. 

Everything is walkable, and next door to Queen's you'll find Botanic Gardens, a beautiful city park where you can explore the Palm House, the rose gardens or the Tropical Ravine.

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Best value UK city
A great student lifestyle

Belfast has the lowest student cost of living in the UK (Mercer Cost of Living City Ranking 2021)

That makes it cheaper than Manchester, Edinburgh, Leeds, Newcastle, and significantly cheaper than in London.


Cost of Living

PHOTO: Jacob Robinson, Newcastle
I was pleasantly surprised by the cost of living in Belfast. Elms, where most of the first years stay, is very cheap in comparison to other UK universities accommodation. You can feed yourself for very little which means you've more money to do other things in Belfast. Jacob Robinson, Newcastle
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