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Information for Students

This page includes FAQs in relation to:
  • Covid-19 information
  • Current restrictions / Semester 2 arrangements
  • Our Campus Intentions (2020/21 and 2021/22)
  • Teaching, learning, assessment and your student experience: MyQueen's website
  • Northern Ireland COVID-19 Vaccination Programme
  • Test and trace
  • If you develop COVID-19 symptoms
  • University COVID Response Team (UCRT) – On Campus Close Contact Identification and Tracing
  • On-campus asymptomatic testing
  • Self-isolation and quarantine
  • Face coverings
  • Finance 
  • Disability and Wellbeing
  • Teaching, Learning, Assessment and Your Student Experience
  • Graduation
  • Accommodation
  • Students' Union
  • International Students
  • Travel
  • Erasmus and Study or Work Placement Abroad
  • Useful Contacts

Covid-19 Information

Current restrictions 

 

Offering you a safe campus experience in 2020-21

 

Offering you a safe campus experience in 2021-22

 

Teaching, learning, assessment and your student experience

MyQueens

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

 

Northern Ireland COVID-19 Vaccination Programme

"Vaccines save millions of lives every year."

Dr Lindsay Broadbent from the Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine at Queen's on vaccine safety and effectiveness.

Find out more

 

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:

  • a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature); OR
  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual); OR
  • a loss of or change in sense of smell or taste.

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.

 

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

On-campus asymptomatic testing

All students and staff are strongly encouraged to get tested before coming on to campus for any reason and then to arrange regular testing twice a week for as long as you are on campus. 

Find out more and book a test.

Getting an asymptomatic test on campus

Asymptomatic tests are available for staff and students in the Elms Village Treehouseand in the Whitla Hall. All students and staff should get tested before coming on to campus for any reason and then arrange regular testing twice a week or as often as possible for as long as you are on campus.

Find out more

 

Self-isolation and quarantine

Face coverings

Finance

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

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

All University accommodation remains open with full access to services that are possible under current restrictions – for example cleaning and maintenance, laundry, postage / 24 hour reception and security services.

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/

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: