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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 31 May, 2021

The Department for the Economy has announced the provision of £1.8m worth of funding as part of its Economic Recovery Action Plan which will create 100 Master’s places across Queen’s and Ulster University.

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CULTURE & ARTS | 31 May, 2021

Queen’s has announced the endowment of a £400,000 poetry scholarship and the creation of a classroom known as the Longley Room, in recognition of the lifetime of poetry excellence from Michael Longley CBE and his wife, Professor Emerita Edna Longley.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 18 May, 2021

Students from Queen’s have been working in partnership with a local independent fostering agency to help children in care with their reading and education.

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HEALTH | 12 May, 2021

This International Nurses Day Queen’s University Belfast, The Open University and Ulster University have come together to celebrate the diversity of the nursing profession and promote nursing as a career for all.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 10 May, 2021

Queen’s Management School has been awarded the prestigious and internationally recognised EQUIS accreditation for management and business schools.

CITI-GENS Doctoral Scholars
SOCIETY | 16 April, 2021

The Graduate School at Queen’s has welcomed 20 international CITI-GENS doctoral scholars.

RECOGNITION | 1 April, 2021

Queen's University Belfast has won the Student Engagement Award at this year's Green Gown Awards UK & Ireland.

GRADUATE PROSPECTS | 19 March, 2021

Engagement with the Careers, Employability and Skills Service at Queen's is more likely to improve a student's graduate job prospects, a recent survey has found.

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RECOGNITION | 2 March, 2021

HRH The Princess Royal sent a video message to midwifery students and their lecturers from Queen’s University, to congratulate them on rising to the challenge of supporting maternity services while balancing their academic studies during COVID-19.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 1 March, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast has launched free upskilling courses in leadership and management for individuals whose employment has been impacted by COVID-19.

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SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY | 19 February, 2021

Developments in smart technologies are set to create many new job opportunities over the next decade and pupils and their parents can find about them from an award-winning Queen’s University Belfast science communicator at a free online event.

TECHNOLOGY | 10 February, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast has been named as one of the UK’s first Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Education (ACE-CSE).

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SOCIETY & TECHNOLOGY | 5 February, 2021

Thirty funded doctoral scholarships announced by Queen’s University Belfast are set to provide a unique opportunity to explore the challenges of Artificial intelligence (AI) for every area of science and society.

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SOCIETY | 2 February, 2021

Students from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics have come top in the annual UK-wide Model NATO competition held remotely this year.

Open Learning | 22 December, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast is launching a New Year Online Open Learning Programme.

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Graduation | 18 December, 2020

Fiona Monahan will today (Friday 18 December) celebrate graduating with a Master’s in Educational Studies (MEd) with distinction from the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work at Queen’s University Belfast.

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Graduation | 17 December, 2020

Emma Bohan, aged 34 from Alderney in the Channel Islands, will graduate today with a First Class Honours Degree in Adult Nursing from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast.

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Graduation | 17 December, 2020

Catherine McLaughlin (37) from Belfast will graduate today (Thursday 17 December) with a First Class Honours Degree in Adult Nursing from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast.

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Graduation | 16 December, 2020

Ashleigh Neill will today (Wednesday 16 December) celebrate graduating with a PhD in Finance from Queen’s Management School at Queen’s University Belfast.

Graduation | 15 December, 2020

Elise Fambro, from the USA, was the first to congratulate her husband, Jonah, on his graduation from Queen’s University Belfast, and hailed him a hero for achieving a Master’s while caring for her during a chronic illness and their two young children

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Graduation | 15 December, 2020

Diane Roberts will today (Tuesday 15 December) graduate with a Master’s (MA) in History from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen’s University Belfast.

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Graduation | 15 December, 2020

An MSc software development student at Queen’s University is graduating today (Tuesday 15 December) with distinction as well as an innovative solution to help cats with urinary health problems.

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HEALTH | 21 November, 2020

Queen’s will join a government-backed programme to test significant numbers of asymptomatic students and staff for Covid-19.

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RECOGNITION | 13 November, 2020

Queen's University Belfast has won the 'Nurse Education Provider of the Year (Pre-registration)' award in this year's Student Nursing Times Awards.

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RECOGNITION | 10 November, 2020

Queen’s is this year celebrating a very special anniversary, with 2020 marking 175 years since the establishment of the Queen's Colleges in Belfast, Cork and Galway and the beginning of the history of Queen’s University Belfast.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 26 October, 2020

Queen’s has announced free online places to upskill and retrain individuals directly affected by COVID-19.

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University News | 16 October, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast has joined The Employ Autism Higher Education Network, a ground-breaking higher education employability programme, which aims to unlock the potential of autistic students and graduates and help them into full-time work.

University News | 7 October, 2020

Economy Minister Diane Dodds this week announced 3,000 free online training places for people whose employment has been disrupted by the pandemic.

HEALTH | 21 September, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast has today (Monday 21 September) launched its new medical school curriculum.

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INTERNATIONAL | 25 August, 2020

The Graduate School at Queen’s University Belfast has won the award for Best Postgraduate Student Experience Initiative in this year’s UK-wide Find a University’s Postgrad Awards.

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University News | 12 August, 2020

The Widening Participation Unit (WPU) at Queen's has, since Spring 2020, reached nearly 300 pupils across Northern Ireland through its Pathway Opportunity and Senior Academy Programmes.

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HEALTH | 10 August, 2020

Health Minister Robin Swann has announced the commissioning of four additional training places on the postgraduate Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme.

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GRADUATION | 28 July, 2020

For the first time in its 22-year history, the 2019-20 AIB NI Queen’s Student of the Year Award is to be presented to a group of over 700 students from a range of faculties, schools and departments across the University.

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24 July, 2020

A second year PhD student from Queen’s University Belfast has recently published a paper  on the study of an extremely fast evolving astronomical transient, which turns out to be the first of its kind.  

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GRADUATION | 10 July, 2020

Two enterprising students from Queen’s University Belfast have been using their time during lockdown to support those in need.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 9 July, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast has launched a free online part-time Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) in Operations and Supply Chain Management, to upskill and retrain individuals directly affected by COVID-19.

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CULTURE AND ARTS | 4 July, 2020

The Junior Academy of Music (JAM) at Queen's recently celebrated the end of the school year with a virtual summer concert.

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Health Education | 17 June, 2020

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University has launched an innovative graduate entry Master’s programme in professional nursing aimed at existing graduates from other disciplines who want to move into a career in nursing

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SOCIETY | 13 May, 2020

Students at Queen’s University Belfast are warming up their vocal chords, checking their WiFi and tuning their instruments ahead of an online concert hoping to raise thousands of pounds for St John’s Ambulance.

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SOCIETY | 6 May, 2020

Final year Social Work students from Queen’s have qualified early so they can enter the workforce and join the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 6 May, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast has today, 6 May 2020, launched a free online part-time Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) in Software Development, to upskill and retrain individuals in programming, testing and computing foundations.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 29 April, 2020

Irish-American entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist, Declan Kelly - Chairman and CEO of global consulting company, Teneo Holdings – was an executive producer of the recent ‘One World: Together at Home’ virtual concert.

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28 April, 2020

For the first time, over two hundred medical students at Queen’s University will recite the Sponsio Academica virtually, as they embark on their careers early in order to aid the health service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

EDUCATION | 9 January, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast recently celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Helen Ramsey Turtle Scholarship, and launched the 2020 call for scholarship applications.

Celebrating Success | 19 December, 2019

Winter Graduation 2019 took place from Tuesday 10 to Friday 13 December and saw over 1,950 students graduate with a degree from Queen's University Belfast.

CULTURE AND ARTS | 19 December, 2019

Students from the School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast recently attended the Sakharov Prize Ceremony at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

13 December, 2019

Graduation is set to be an extra special day today for Queen’s University student Zara Gibson who battled a rare form of arthritis while studying for her PhD.

Honorary Graduate | 13 December, 2019

A leading figure in patient care and safety for the World Health Organisation (WHO), Margaret Murphy, will today receive an honorary degree from Queen’s University Belfast.

13 December, 2019

Vince Rosales will graduate today (Friday 13 December) with a BSc degree in Midwifery from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast.

13 December, 2019

It’s double joy for Carmel Colohan today as she picks up her Master’s in Data Analytics as well as celebrating the birth of her baby boy Finn.

Honorary Graduate | 13 December, 2019

Leading Irish businessman, Eugene (Gene) Murtagh, Chairman of Kingspan, will receive an honorary degree from Queen’s University Belfast.

12 December, 2019

Andrew Godden will today (Thursday 12 December) celebrate graduating with a PhD from the School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast.

Honorary Graduate | 12 December, 2019

A British Diplomat for over 24 years, Greg Quinn, British High Commissioner to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana and Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Suriname, will today receive an honorary degree from Queen’s University Belfast.

12 December, 2019

Meghan-Louise Meban is graduating today (Thursday 12 December) with a First-Class Honours degree in Microbiology with Professional Studies from the School of Biological Sciences at Queen’s University.

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Honorary Graduate | 12 December, 2019

Leading Northern Ireland businessman Alastair Hamilton, the former Chief Executive of Invest NI, will receive an honorary degree from Queen’s University Belfast.

12 December, 2019

It will be poignant day for a Queen’s student and his classmates, as he graduates today but also remembers a fellow student and friend who passed away during their studies.

12 December, 2019

Brendan Digney, 23, from Newry, is graduating from Queen’s University Belfast today with a Master’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

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Honorary Graduate | 12 December, 2019

A leading academic in China and President of one of the country’s top universities, Southeast University in Nanjing, Professor Zhang Guangjun will today receive an honorary degree from Queen’s University Belfast.

11 December, 2019

A devoted single mother of two who took on a Master’s in Environmental Engineering as a mature student is celebrating as she graduates from Queen’s University Belfast today.

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11 December, 2019

Mark McGlinn and Niamh Quinn are today (Wednesday 11 December) celebrating graduation success, receiving a Master’s degree from the School of Pharmacy.

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Honorary Graduate | 10 December, 2019

One of Northern Ireland’s most widely recognised sporting ambassadors and the undisputed king of World Superbikes, Jonathan Rea MBE, will today receive an honorary doctorate from Queen’s University Belfast.

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10 December, 2019

Raymond Henderson (53) is today (Tuesday 10th December) graduating for the third time with a doctorate degree in Health Economics (Cost Effectiveness of Personalised Medicine in Cancer Treatment).

10 December, 2019

Melanie Douglas will today (Tuesday 10 December) celebrate graduating with a Master’s (MSc) in Human Resources Management from Queen’s Management School at Queen’s University Belfast.

University News | 6 December, 2019

Six students from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics took part in a Model NATO event in London to mark the 2019 NATO Leaders meeting.

Latest News | 6 December, 2019

Queen’s recently hosted a Careers Symposium in collaboration with Department for Economy, Department of Education and EY, PwC and AllState. In attendance was a large audience representing Schools, employers, recent graduates and students.

4 December, 2019

A group of seven students from Tezpur in the Assam region of India have travelled to Queen’s University Belfast to begin a new chapter of their lives after they were awarded government of India sponsored places to complete their PhDs.

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27 November, 2019

An innovative engineering academy, which brings together students from universities in the UK and China, has been held in Chongqing University as part of their week long 90th anniversary celebrations.

PARTNERSHIP | 26 November, 2019

Queen's University Belfast and INTO Queen's celebrated 10 years of the INTO Queen’s Joint Venture at a special event in the Brian Friel Theatre on Thursday 14 November 2019.

Latest News | 15 November, 2019

Applications are open for a programme that offer Queen’s University Belfast students paid international work experience.

University News | 23 October, 2019

ENTRY is open for a programme that offers Queen’s University Belfast students scholarships to spend a year studying business or business and STEM in the United States.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 11 October, 2019

Queen’s University recently welcomed the first cohort of George Washington University students as part of a new and innovative Study Abroad programme – the Global Bachelor’s Program in Peace and Conflict Studies.

Latest News | 27 September, 2019

Each year, Queen’s University works with a range of partners to increase the number of overseas opportunities for students.

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SOCIETY | 16 August, 2019

Twenty-six students from Queen’s University Belfast are off to study in the USA this month.

Health | 9 July, 2019

Queen’s has been selected as one of six UK Universities to develop a health data science Master’s programme to address the significant skills shortage in data science that currently exists in the UK.

Pharmacy | 29 June, 2019

The China Medical University – The Queen’s University of Belfast Joint College (CQC) has celebrated its graduating class of 2019.

International | 25 June, 2019

Over 30 students from Queen’s University are set to take part in international work placements this summer.

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Rankings | 19 June, 2019

Queen's University Belfast's position in the world university rankings has risen from 180 to 173 in the 2020 assessment by QS World University Rankings, released on Wednesday 19 June.

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Recognition | 17 June, 2019

Organised by the Centre for Educational Development, the Queen's Teaching Awards Scheme recognises and rewards the development of learning and teaching practice that has led to particularly effective teaching.

Engineering | 4 June, 2019

Students at Queen’s University Belfast have been creating unmanned aircraft technology capable of delivering relief to disaster zones.

Student Support | 17 May, 2019

Queen's University Belfast has launched a new system to facilitate the reporting of sexual misconduct, bullying, harassment and hate crime.

Education and Students | 15 May, 2019

Queen's University Belfast is partnering with professional bodies, businesses, charities, a professional sports club and local government to support the delivery of a new social mobility scheme.

University News | 15 May, 2019

Queen’s is helping secure Northern Ireland’s status as a global cyber security hub by offering 40 full scholarships worth over half a million pounds for its specialist Applied Cyber Security MSc programme.

Recognition | 13 May, 2019

The winners of the Students' Union Education Awards 2019 were announced at an awards ceremony in the Great Hall on Friday 3 May.

University News | 10 May, 2019

A Queen's University Belfast Mechanical Engineering student, Judith Cameron, has won the UK Female Undergraduate of the Year award.

Washington Ireland Program 2019
University News | 10 May, 2019

Eight students from Queen’s University will join a group of thirty-one students from across Ireland to spend this summer in the USA as part of the prestigious Washington Ireland Program (WIP).

Educational Development | 18 April, 2019

Queen's Annual Learning and Teaching Conference took place on Wednesday 17 April 2019.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 2 April, 2019

Marks & Spencer CEO, Steve Rowe, has delivered the annual KPMG Lecture where he announced a new student placement programme.

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Health | 2 April, 2019

Queen’s has taken a major step forward in developing the future leaders who will use big data to drive improved healthcare and economic prosperity on the island of Ireland.

Research | 13 March, 2019

Dr Ahmed Ibrahim Osman, a Research Fellow and Clare Burnett, a PhD Researcher at Queen’s, are attending Parliament on Wednesday 13 March to present their research to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges as part of STEM for BRITAIN.

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Ten degree courses at the School of Biological Sciences and the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen's have been granted prestigious formal accreditation status by the Royal Society of Biology.

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Recognition | 1 February, 2019

Dr Lezley-Anne Hanna, a Senior Lecturer (Education) from the School of Pharmacy, has just been awarded Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA, now part of Advance HE).

Science Shop 2019
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 20 February, 2019

A joint collaboration between Queen's University Belfast and the Ulster University, the Science Shop, which supports hundreds of community groups across Northern Ireland, today (Wednesday 20 February) celebrates its 30th anniversary.

China Alumni Launch
University News | 3 December, 2018

A China Alumni Association Group has been launched by Queen's University Belfast at an event in Shenzhen.

Student experience | 24 October, 2018

Queen's University Belfast student Niamh Mackin has been named Study USA Student of the Year.

Research Event | 6 September, 2018

Doctoral Researcher and Architect Róisín Hyde from the School of Natural and Built Environment is one of 10 speakers who have been chosen to speak at the prestigious upcoming TEDxFulbrightDublin event.

Internationalisation | 1 August, 2018

Around 200 students from seven institutions in China have arrived at Queen's for a summer school with the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Internationalisation | 9 July, 2018

Over the next two months, Queen's will welcome students from across the world as part of a series of International Summer Schools.

Graduations | 4 July, 2018

The first-ever cohort of students have graduated from the China Medical University – The Queen's University of Belfast Joint College.

Student achievement | 27 June, 2018

An Tánaiste and Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Simon Coveney TD, and Chargé d’affaires of the US Embassy in Ireland, Reece Smyth, recently announced 37 Irish Fulbright Awardees for 2018-2019.

Research | 22 June, 2018

Queen's University, in partnership with the UK Fulbright Commission, have launched a new Fulbright PhD Scholarship in Peace, Security and Justice at the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice.

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Awards and Recognition | 18 June, 2018

Ten individuals and teams from across the University have received Queen's University Teaching Awards in 2018 in recognition of their excellence in teaching and learning.

Reward and Recognition | 3 May, 2018

The fifth annual Queen's Students' Union's Education Awards Ceremony took place in The Great Hall on Wednesday 18 April.

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Education and Students | 15 December, 2017

Some 2,000 Queen's students graduated during this year's Winter Graduation.

Education and Students | 13 November, 2017

Sarah McKenna (a Queen's final year BA Sociology student) is the Global Winner in the Sociology and Social Policy category of the Undergraduate Awards (UA) 2017.

Education and Students | 3 November, 2017

Queen's University Belfast student Niall O'Hagan has been named Study USA Student of the Year.

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Education and Students | 10 October, 2017

Queen’s University’s Pathway Opportunity Programme, which offers guidance and support to encourage progression to University, has received a welcome boost from Antrim-based Kilwaughter Minerals Ltd, one of Northern Ireland’s leading manufacturers.

Education and Students | 19 October, 2017

Fifteen talented undergraduates selected for the Lloyds Scholars programme in partnership with Queen's University were announced at a business breakfast as part of the University's Autumn Careers fair.

Education and Students | 12 October, 2017

Irene Breen, a current MBA student and a BSc Architecture (2002) graduate, has seen off competition from over 2,000 entries from across the UK to win the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Award for her fledgling business 'BellaMoon'.

Education and Students | 6 October, 2017

Dr Philip Hanna, an academic at Queen’s University Belfast, has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) for his work in computing education.

Education and Students | 13 September, 2017

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Education and Students | 28 July, 2017

The number of Queen's students in employment or further study six months after graduation has risen to 94.4%.

Education and Students | 15 June, 2017

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Education and Students | 7 February, 2017

Lloyds Banking Group has joined forces with Queen’s University to launch the Lloyds Scholars programme in Northern Ireland, offering a range of support to 15 undergraduates.

Education and Students | 11 April, 2017

Queen’s has launched its “Pathway to Opportunities,” a dedicated programme of support offered to Year 13 and 14 students to encourage their progression into University.

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Education and Students | 22 March, 2017

A Queen’s student society has won a major, national award, fending off competition from some of the UK’s top universities in a general-knowledge quiz.

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22 March, 2017

Six Queen’s students have been selected for the prestigious Washington Ireland Programme (WIP) 2017 to build the next generation of leaders across Northern Ireland and Ireland.