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We offer a network of support services dedicated to helping you get the most from your time at Queen’s, looking after your health, emotional wellbeing, education, study needs, financial security and future career.

STUDENT GUIDANCE CENTRE (SGC)

The SGC first place to visit for information, support, advice and guidance including:

• Careers Service
• Resilience, Wellbeing and Counselling
• Disability Services
• Student Finance
• International Student Support
• Learning Development Service
• Student Administration

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IT TRAINING AND SUPPORT

Providing an introduction to our virtual learning and email services, and advice and support on how to get the best out of University and personal IT equipment.

New students are invited to orientation sessions that outline the facilities and services available to them; many of which are based in the McClay Library, includuing the ICT Shop, which provides access to a range of accessories and IT support.

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CAREERS, EMPLOYABILITY AND SKILLS

Offering career guidance, information and advice to help you develop your ideas, formulate a career plan and achieve your goals

We help you connect with employers, develop your skills and get international work and study experience.

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SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Queen's starts providing international students with support before their arrival!

We offer specialist visa and immigration advice and leading welcome and orientation programmes to help you maximise university life.

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RESILIENCE, WELLBEING AND COUNSELLING

Our qualified and experienced Counsellors can help work through any personal, academic and emotional difficulties that impact on your studies


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SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Including School and exam support, accommodation requirements and assistance with applications for Disabled Students’ Allowance


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CHILDCARE

Offering a range of childcare support, including full-time day care, out-of-school care and a summer activities scheme


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FAITH PROVISION

Our chaplains and other religious representatives serve students and staff across 12 faiths and denominations.


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HEALTH

Healthcare and prescriptions are free for everyone in Northern Ireland through the National Health Service (NHS).

If you need to see a doctor or order a prescription, the University Health Centre at Queen's General Practice provides NHS (and non-NHS) services for Queen’s students.

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English Language Tuition

Students wishing to develop confidence in using English in an academic environment are advised to attend a four week pre-sessional course at INTO Queen's University Belfast.

This 20-hour per week course concentrates on academic English and prepares you for university study. Four or six week courses run in July and August. For further information or to apply please visit https://www.intostudy.com/en-gb/universities/queens-university-belfast/courses/pre-sessional-english.

If you decide to enrol for this course, please advise the Admissions and Access Service as soon as possible so that we can make the necessary changes to your Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS), before you apply for your visa.

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