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Queen's named among NI's top companies for environmental leadership

5/12/2018 - Queen's has achieved Platinum status – the highest scoring level – in this year's Northern Ireland Environmental Benchmarking Survey.

Cycle Friendly UK - Gold

Environment and Sustainability

Queen's receives international recognition as a gold standard cycle friendly employer

14/11/2018 - Queen's is celebrating international recognition, as the first organisation to achieve GOLD standard in Cycling UK's Cycle Friendly Employer accreditation, which rewards companies in the UK who make their workplaces awe-inspiring through cycling.

Science and Technology

Queen’s opens new, state-of-the-art lab for Pharmaceutical Analysis

25/06/2018 - Queen's has opened a new laboratory in the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, equipped with state-of-the-art instruments from leading analytical instrument manufacture company Agilent.

Green Impact

Green Awards 2018

11/06/2018 - Queen's annual Green Awards took place again this year on 21 May at Riddel Hall.

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Travel Survey results

7/06/2018 - More staff and students than ever before are using sustainable modes of travel to and from the University.

Environmental Impact

Green Events at Queen's 2018

5/03/2018 - The first few months of 2018 have been busy for Queen's Green Impact team and Green champions across the University.


Fairtrade Fortnight, 26 February – 11 March 2018

22/02/2018 - Fairtrade Fortnight takes place from 26 February – 11 March this year.


Queen’s building project wins national recognition

7/11/2017 - A Belfast building project has been highly commended at the Grand Final of the RICS Awards in London.


New Virtual Learning Environment to support student learning experience

23/10/2017 - The University has a procured a new Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) that will enable staff to harness innovative technology to support the student learning experience.

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Achievements recognised at Green Awards 2017

25/09/2017 - The efforts of staff and students in helping the University to reduce its carbon emissions have been recognised at this year’s Green Awards.


Queen’s opens £14m world class Computer Science hub

31/03/2017 - An iconic and world class Computer Science hub has been opened at Queen’s University Belfast.



Queen’s Environment Team recognised for impact

22/03/2017 - The Environment Team in the Estates Directorate were recognised at this year's Staff Excellence Awards for the impact they have made across the University.

Queen’s School of Law opening: Registrar and Chief Operating Officer James O’Kane, deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness, the First Minister Arlene Foster and Queen’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Patrick Johnston


First Minister and deputy First Minister attend opening of Queen's new £20 million School of Law

16/09/2016 - The First Minister Arlene Foster and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness attended the opening of the new £20 million School of Law located in the Main Site Tower at Queen’s University.