Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Guidance for Students and Staff

We recognise that this is an anxious time for students and particularly those who are studying away from home. To help answer your questions the University have composed FAQs that are updated daily with the most current advice.

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Public Health Agency Guidance

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UK Government Guidance

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Queen’s University Belfast has responded significantly in the face of COVID-19. You can read all about the work being undertaken to fight the virus here.

All staff and students are asked to regularly review the FAQs provided in this website section, which is being updated on an ongoing basis with the latest information:

CORONAVIRUS FAQs 

Campus Safety Videos

Campus Safety Videos

Play Your Part

The below suite of videos has been produced in collaboration with the Students' Union. They explain what safety measures are in place on campus, remind you of the latest public health guidance and crucially, what we can all do to play our part.

Video Suite

STOPCOVID NI App

Safety and Wellbeing

Download the 'StopCOVID NI' App

All students should now download the 'StopCOVID NI' contact tracing app, available at:

To help protect yourself and all within the Queen's community and wider public, we are encouraging all students to download this free app from our health service, which will support contact tracing, support our health service, help prevent another lockdown and save lives.

The 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.

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Travel Advice

Travel Advice

Guidance for people travelling overseas during the pandemic

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office currently advises against all but essential international travel.

Travel to some countries and territories is currently exempted.

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Self-Isolation & Quarantine

Self-Isolation & Quarantine

What to do if you are required to Self-Isolate for 14 days

The below page provides information on things to plan for if you are required to self-isolate for 14 days either on arrival in Belfast, or at any point throughout the Semester depending on the Public Health Agency guidelines in-place at the time.

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Please see below for Accommodation FAQs related to COVID-19:

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Queen's Campus Commitment

Queen's Campus Commitment

Queen's Plans to Welcome Students across 2020/21

Your induction programme will be delivered on a School-by-School basis, both online and face-to-face.

There will be plenty of opportunity to meet people on your course and as much face-to-face interaction as social distancing permits.

Queen's Campus Commitment to International Students

My Queen's

My Queen's 

Information on Studying & Life at Queen's

The My Queen's page provides information on studying & life at Queen's.

Find out more by clicking below:

Student Wellbeing

Support Services

Student Welfare & Support

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

Welfare & Support

Student Wellbeing Service

There is a wide range of support available to you from the Student Wellbeing Service within Queen's. Their services are free and available to registered students at the University. Their counselling support is delivered in partnership with Inspire (external organisation). Counselling is also a free service to registered students at Queen's. If you aren't sure what support is best for you, the Student Wellbeing Service is a good starting point.

Clubs & Societies

Joining a club or society at Queen’s is the perfect opportunity to meet new people, keep up your interest in a passion, or find a brand new one you never knew you had:

Clubs & Societies

With over 200 clubs, all student-led, there’s something for everyone:

A-Z List

It’s worth getting in touch with Queen’s International Student Society (QISS). The society’s aim is to provide an inclusive support group to international students throughout their time at Queen's:

QISS

Email: qiss@qub.ac.uk

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International Student Support

ISS Webpage