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Learn the facts about driving in the UK, licences, tax, insurance and MOT.
UKCISA provide a wide range of advice and support including information on many aspects of studying and living in the UK.
Whether you want a day shopping, relaxing day at a park, day trip along the coast or lively night out - Northern Ireland can offer it all!
Translink are our main public transport provider. They have a range of travel cards and tickets specifically for young people to make travelling affordable.
If you are going to take paid employment in the UK, you will need a National Insurance (NI) number.
A guide to local phrases.
It is important that all students take sensible precautions to reduce the likelihood of becoming a victim of crime. Information can be found here on reporting Hate Crime.
The nearest hospitals to the University are Belfast City Hospital and Royal Victoria Hospital. Dial 111 for NHS non-emergency assistance. Dial 999 for urgent medical help.
Find out more about television licences in the UK.
The Family Planning Association are a sexual health charity, and give information and support on sexual health, sex and relationships.
Smoking is banned in all Queen's University buildings including accommodation. There are designated outdoor smoking shelters in the University grounds.
If you drink alcohol, check the medical guidelines about limiting the units you drink each week. Information on drink driving limit in Northern Ireland can be found here.
Queen's University Belfast is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
For more information please read our Equality and Diversity Policy.
Queen's University Belfast is registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC101788
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