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Vice-Chancellor's Update

All the regular updates issued by the Vice-Chancellor

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Vice-Chancellor's Update - August 2020

Update | 3 August, 2020

Over the last few weeks, more staff have been returning to campus with the re-opening of a number of key student-facing facilities, including the McClay Library and the Graduate School.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Vice-Chancellor's Update - July 2020

Update | 3 July, 2020

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Vice-Chancellor's Update - June 2020

Update | 8 June, 2020

As the University prepares for the new academic year and transitioning out of lockdown, we are currently working on detailed measures, guidance and policies to ensure the campus remains a safe and welcoming place to live, work and study.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Video Message from our Vice-Chancellor

Queen's Community | 25 May, 2020

WATCH: A video message from our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Greer.

top of the Lanyon building with a blue and pink coloured sky

Vice-Chancellor's Update - May 2020

Update | 13 May, 2020

As we continue to deal with the challenges of COVID-19, I wanted to reassure all staff that we are continuing to operate University business as best we can, whilst also planning for the future in this uncertain environment.

top of the Lanyon building with a blue and pink coloured sky

Vice-Chancellor's Update - April 2020

Update | 2 April, 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the past few weeks have seen unprecedented change in how we work and live.

Vice-Chancellor's Update - February 2020

Update | 24 February, 2020

Last week, the University was presented with a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our work on Shared Education by The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall at a ceremony in Buckingham Palace.

Vice-Chancellor's Update - January 2020

Update | 20 January, 2020

The New Year started with the announcement that Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton is our new Chancellor.

Vice-Chancellor's Update - December 2019

Update | 13 December, 2019

As we approach the end of 2019, it has been a busy few weeks for our University, with much to celebrate.

Vice-Chancellor's Update - November 2019

Update | 8 November, 2019

At the end of October, the University hosted a major event in New York which showcased the work and talent of the Seamus Heaney Centre.

Vice-Chancellor's Update - September 2019

Update | 23 September, 2019

The start of the new academic year is always an exciting time for our new and returning students.

Vice-Chancellor's Update - July 2019

Update | 3 July, 2019

We have just finished this year’s Summer Graduation Ceremonies when over 4,000 students received their degrees.

Vice-Chancellor's Update - June 2019

Update | 3 June, 2019

A few weeks ago, I visited India along with colleagues from Marketing, Recruitment, Communications and Internationalisation, Faculties and the Graduate School.

Landscape photo of Lanyon building during day time

Easter 2019 Update

An update from the Vice-Chancellor on his first six months at Queen's

Easter Update

Vice-Chancellor's Update - April 2019

Update | 5 April, 2019

Another major milestone has been reached in our journey towards the first City Deal for Northern Ireland.

Vice-Chancellor's Update - March 2019

Update | 11 March, 2019

In last month’s update, I highlighted the recent launch of the Students’ Union campaign to tackle mental health issues facing students.

Vice-Chancellor's Update - February 2019

Update | 11 February, 2019

Last week we celebrated the achievements of staff from across the University at the annual Staff Excellence Awards Ceremony.

Vice-Chancellor's Update - December 2018

Update | 17 December, 2018

Queen’s Graduations took place last week with almost 2,000 students graduating over the course of two days and five ceremonies.

Pathway Opportunity

Vice-Chancellor's Update - November 2018

Update | 9 November, 2018

The recent announcement by the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, that a £350 million investment has been secured for a Belfast Region City Deal is great news for the entire region.

Clinton Graduation

Vice-Chancellor's Update - October 2018

Update | 15 October, 2018

It has been a memorable week for our university with the award of an honorary degree to Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Research Showcase

Update from the Vice-Chancellor

Update | 28 September, 2018

This is the first of my regular updates aimed at keeping you informed about the latest news from my office and key issues for the University.

Vice-Chancellor's Communications