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Student Plus

Head of Student Plus, Caroline Young
head of Directorate
Caroline Young

Welcome to the Student Plus Directorate. We are dedicated to enhancing, enriching and exceeding the student experience as well as delivering an exceptional experience to our internal and external customers.

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Who we are

Student Plus is comprised of five individual business units:

AccommodationCampus Food and DrinkChildcare at Queen'sEventus, Culture and Arts and Queen's Sport 

Where we are based

The Student Plus Central Office is located on the Ground Floor of Lanyon North.

What we do

The student experience is at the heart of our business, providing solutions to student needs, based on their lifestyles, and helping them contribute, grow and develop academically, all within a welcoming and inclusive community. 


Room in Elm's Village with yellow chair

Unit responsibilities include:

➤ Student Accommodation
➤ Staff and Family Accommodation
➤ Summer Accommodation
➤ Conference Accommodation
➤ Pastoral and Social programme to support resident students

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Campus Food and Drink

Unit responsibilities include:

➤ Delivery of on-campus hospitality and special events, ie Campus Food Markets
➤ Conference and event Catering
➤ Operational management of Riddel Hall and Great Hall
➤ Management of third party food outlets on campus
➤ Management of Students’ Union bars and entertainment events

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A child wearing goggles and an old fashioned pilots hat playing with a wooden toy plane

Unit responsibilities include:

➤ Crèche
➤ After School Club
➤ Summer Scheme

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Naughton Gallery
Eventus, Culture and Arts

Unit responsibilities include:

➤ University core events, including Graduation
➤ External events, conferences and functions
➤ Bespoke conference management service
➤ Academic timetabling and internal room bookings
➤ Welcome Centre and SU Shop
Naughton Gallery and Queen’s Film Theatre (QFT)

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Queen’s Sport

Unit responsibilities include:

➤ Management of PEC, Upper Malone, the Boathouse and Mourne Cottage
➤ Student, staff, alumni and public membership packages
➤ Performance sport opportunities/bursaries for elite athletes
➤ 50+ student sports clubs
➤ Adult and Children’s courses

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welcome centre
Queen's Welcome Centre

Monday - Friday: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm

The Queen's Welcome Centre is a Northern Ireland Tourist Board local information office for South Belfast. It serves as an information point for visitors and tourists, as well as offering a varied selection of souvenirs and gifts.

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