Information for Students

This page includes FAQs in relation to:
  • Semester 2
  • End of semester travel and Government guidance
  • Our Campus Commitment: Offering you a safe campus experience in 2020/21
  • MyQueens
  • Covid-19 Information
  • Test and trace
  • Download the 'StopCOVID NI' App
  • If you develop COVID-19 symptoms
  • University COVID Response Team (UCRT) – On Campus Close Contact Identification / tracing
  • On-campus asymptomatic testing pilot programme
  • Self-isolation and quarantine
  • Face coverings
  • Disability and Wellbeing
  • Teaching, Learning, Assessment and Your Student Experience
  • Graduation
  • Accommodation
  • Students' Union
  • International Students
  • Finance
  • Travel
  • Erasmus and Study or Work Placement Abroad
  • Useful Contacts

 

Public health guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for students on the Public Health Agency (PHA) website 

Semester 2

With effect from 26 December, a six-week lockdown has been introduced across Northern Ireland and a new variant of the coronavirus has caused a surge in positive cases across the UK which has accelerated since Christmas. This has resulted in further restrictions and means that we have to make some changes to our plans for second semester:

 

End of semester travel and Government guidance

Please click here for our Christmas break and end of semester arrangements, including information about advice that has been issued by the NI Executive for students who intend to return home for Christmas.

 

IMPORTANT: If you are a student or member of staff and are either:

- self-isolating or
-
have developed symptoms or
-
have received a positive test

Please inform the University here.

 

Our Campus Commitment: Offering you a safe campus experience in 2020/21

MyQueens

For general queries on your teaching, learning, assessment and your student experience, please visit:
www.qub.ac.uk/sites/my-queens/

 

Covid-19 Information

Test and Trace

Download the 'StopCOVID NI' App 

Developed by the Department of Health, the 'StopCOVID NI' app works by telling you automatically if you've been near another app user who tests positive and can also let them know if you test positive, though the app never knows or shares your identity or location. Download from:

 

If you develop COVID-19 symptoms

It is important that we all monitor our own health and watch out for any of the following symptoms:

  • high temperature
  • new, persistent cough
  • loss or change in sense of smell or taste

University COVID Response Team (UCRT) – On Campus Close Contact Identification/tracing

On-campus asymptomatic testing pilot programme

Self-isolation and quarantine

Face coverings

Disability and Wellbeing

For support and information for students with a disability, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/sgc/disability/studentinformation/Covid-19-Info/

For general wellbeing and mental health support, including guidance on how to register with a GP or for support if you are concerned about the impact of Covid-19 on your wellbeing, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/sgc/wellbeing/Covid-19/

 

Teaching, Learning, Assessment and Your Student Experience

For information on studying and life at Queen's, please visit the MyQueens website, which includes:

- Student Services and Support
- Learning and Studying
- Campus Life
- Arriving at Queen's
- Key dates for Semester One
- Our Pre-semester Engagement Programme
- Enrolment and Registration
- Additional FAQs

Graduation

Accommodation

For advice on University accommodation, including arrivals, quarantine support and safety measures in place to safeguard your health, please visit: Self-isolation guidance and information for students.

 

Students' Union

For information on the services provided by the Students’ Union, including Fresher’s Fair, Clubs and Societies, Enterprise SU and Advice SU, please visit: qubsu.org/

International Students

International Student Support provides specialist information and advice in relation to a range of visa and immigration related issues including applying for your visa to come to the UK, extending your visa in the UK, biometric residence permit queries, etc. Find out more at: www.qub.ac.uk/sites/iss/

 

Finance

For information on fees, student loans and the University's Hardship Fund, please visit: https://www.qub.ac.uk/Study/Feesandfinance/FeesandFundingFAQs/

Travel

Erasmus and Study or Work Placement Abroad

For further information on international study or work placements (for example, Erasmus) in 2020–21, please visit: https://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/sgc/careers/GlobalOpportunities/Covid19Update/

Useful Contacts

If the information you are looking for is not addressed in the University's Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs, there are a range of contact points for staff and students: