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GOING TO QUEEN’S OPEN DAY

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Approachable lecturers

When you join the University you’ll be learning from a community of world-leading academics working at the forefront of their disciplines.

They are committed to enabling students to realise their full potential, preparing you for leadership and citizenship in a global society. A significant investment in the student experience has resulted in high levels of student satisfaction.

Talk to them at our Open days and find out what our courses involve.

Inspiring subject talks

Here at Queen’s, we don’t do boring.

Instead, we invite you to watch your subject come to life with a series of interactive talks and demos designed to inspire and excite you.

From discovering the science behind your favourite sci-fi to trying out the director’s chair in our purpose-built film studio, we’ll set your imagination on fire.

Speak with our advisors

Take the opportunity to chat with staff from Finance, University Health Centre, Queen’s Sport, Student Wellbeing, Language Centre and Queen's Accommodation. They'll be able to answer any questions you might have.

Wow-factor teaching spaces

Your Queen’s experience will involve much more than just library learning, so you’ll also get to see the futuristic teaching spaces that will make your lectures as relevant as they can be.

From our Moot Courtroom in the School of Law to the colourful Computer Science Building and our world-famous Sonic Lab with a whopping 49 loudspeakers, it’s no wonder our facilities are ranked 9th in the UK (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018).

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A home from home

Tour our modern student accommodation - the most affordable purpose-built student accommodation in Belfast, and all in easy walking distance of Queen's.

With a range of City Centre or Malone Road locations and room types, our accommodation features an in-house gym, free off peak Queen's Sport membership, high speed WiFi, fees that are all-inclusive of utility bills and frequent day trips and social events.

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Real-world advice from real students

Our team are on-hand to offer you tailor-made advice and support on everything from funding your studies to finding the perfect student room for your needs.

However, if you really want to get to the heart of what it means to be a Queen’s student, you can ask the people who’ve been in your shoes: our current students. There will be plenty of opportunity for you to sit down with undergrads in the know and quiz them on how to get the best of student life in Belfast.

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A thriving sports culture

Immerse yourself in the thriving sports culture at Queen’s with a visit to the multi-million pound Sports Centre (PEC).

It is home to a 25m swimming, diving pool and sauna, two climbing walls, 70 weekly fitness classes, 8 squash courts and over 50 sports clubs, ranging from rugby and badminton to Quidditch.

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A vibrant student life

Queen’s Students’ Union is ranked 7th in the UK for Student Experience (Times Higher Education 2018).

You’ll discover why when you visit our brand new dual sites (Elmwood Avenue and Lisburn Road) packed with bars, entertainment and social spaces.

Home to over 200 clubs and societies, events here range from open-mic comedy nights to the ever-popular Q-Con – our answer to Comic Con – so open your imagination and allow us to transport you to your future social life.

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A buzzing campus vibe

You’ll find a cinema, art gallery and theatre right here on campus, while the urban village surrounding Queen’s is begging to be discovered.

Stroll around the lush foliage of Botanic Gardens which backs onto our main campus, or dander along the neighbouring Botanic Avenue or Stranmillis Road, both packed with a tons of restaurants, cool bars and entertainment venues that will become your future go-tos.

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Food and Drink

Visit the Campus Food Market at Elmwood Hall for a variety of hot food, from crepes to paella, priced between £2-5.

There are also various cafés located throughout the campus. Junction Cafe, offering wraps, hot boxes, and smoothies all for under £5.

Hope café, serving a range of superfood salads, soups, and tasty tray bakes. Clements café provides a selection of sandwiches, hot food and breakfast.

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Explore

Tours of our innovative campus

Beyond the iconic Lanyon Building (which will give you major Hogwarts vibes) there is an innovative £700million campus waiting to be explored on our campus tour.

Our award-winning McClay library was designed by the same architects behind the libraries at Yale and Harvard and features the latest smart tech including temperature-controlled work stations (Psst! Don’t forget to go through the wardrobe to the secret C.S. Lewis reading room).

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