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Queen's students aim to raise funds for charity through online concert

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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Social Work students at Queen’s qualify early to join the frontline

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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Queen’s launches free software development opportunity for workers affected by COVID-19


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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Queen’s Honorary Graduate executive produces ‘One World: Together At Home’ global concert

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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Virtual celebration to mark momentous day for Queen’s new medical graduands

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.

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Queen’s welcomes George Washington University students for new Study Abroad programme

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.

Go Global Week 2019 at Queen’s University

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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Queen’s students secure place on US scholarship programme

SOCIETY | 16 August, 2019

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

Queen’s University selected to address data science skills shortage in the UK

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.

Next generation of Chinese pharmaceutical leaders graduate

Pharmacy | 29 June, 2019

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

Queen’s students go global with international work placements

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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Queen's University Belfast improves on its world university ranking

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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Queen's University Teaching Awards 2019

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.

Queen’s students develop life-saving autonomous plane technology

Engineering | 4 June, 2019

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

Queen's University launches new online Report and Support system for students

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.

Queen's Widening Participation Unit supports award-winning social mobility programme in Belfast

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.

Queen’s University Belfast backs cyber security sector with funding for 40 MSc scholarships

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.

In Pictures: Students' Union Education Awards 2019

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.

Queen's student named UK Female Undergraduate of the Year

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

Eight Queen’s University students selected as part of prestigious Washington Ireland Program

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).

In Pictures: Queen's Learning and Teaching Conference 2019

Educational Development | 18 April, 2019

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

M&S CEO Steve Rowe announces student placement programme for Queen’s students

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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Queen’s joins innovative partnership to develop future leaders in Big Data

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.

Queen’s University Belfast scientists take their research to Parliament

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 Queen's University degree courses granted prestigious Royal Society of Biology accreditation

Learning and Teaching |

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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Dr Lezley-Anne Hanna awarded Principal Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

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

Science Shop celebrates 30 Years at Queen's University Belfast and Ulster University

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.

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Queen's launches Chinese Alumni Association and opens FELIA

University News | 3 December, 2018

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

Queen's Law student named Study USA Student of the Year

Student experience | 24 October, 2018

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

Queen's University Doctoral Researcher to give TEDxFulbrightDublin Talk

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.

Queen's welcomes China students for EPS summer school

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.

International students gather at Queen's for Summer Schools

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.

Next Generation of Chinese Pharmaceutical Leaders Graduate

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.

Three Queen’s students receive Fulbright awards to research and teach in the US

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.

Queen’s launch Fulbright PhD Scholarship in Peace, Security and Justice

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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Queen's University Teaching Awards 2018

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.

The Queen's Students' Union's Education Awards

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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Winter Graduation

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.

Queen’s student named Study USA ‘Student of the Year’

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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County Antrim Firm Supports Queen's Pathway Opportunity Programme

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.

First Fifteen: Queen's University Welcomes Lloyds Scholars in New Partnership

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.

Queen's student wins Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Award

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'.

Dr Philip Hanna awarded prestigious National Teaching Fellowship

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.

Open Days A Big Success

Education and Students | 13 September, 2017

Primary Health Science conference returns to IGFS

Education and Students | 17 August, 2017

Queen's student scoops Young Scientist (NI) Competition

Education and Students | 4 August, 2017

Queen’s student employability rate increases

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%.

Students get media training for employability

Education and Students | 15 June, 2017

Queen's scores highly in new rankings

Education and Students | 5 July, 2017

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Queen's and Lloyds Banking Group launch Scholars Programme

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.

Queen’s Launches New Programme to Attract Students Less Likely into University

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.

Queen’s Students Working Overseas Trust (SWOT)team collecting their award and prize money for winning the Opportunity Challenge

Queen’s club triumph in national quiz competition

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.


Belfast Students Selected for Prestigious Washington Ireland Programme

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.