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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Last Updated: This page was last updated on Tuesday 1 February 2022.

Teaching Arrangements in 2021-22


Important Update for January 2022

Having reviewed the developing public health situation and taken some clinical advice, the University has taken the decision to adjust our teaching arrangements for January 2022 as a precautionary measure. Teaching will return in person from 31 January 2022. Please refer to the all student email which was sent to your QUB address on 17 January 2022.


Assessments in 2021-22


Boards of Examiners


48 Hour Extension


Exceptional Circumstances Process

The below FAQs summarise some key information for this year's Exceptional Circumstances process.  Further Guidelines for Students on Exceptional Circumstances are also available on our website.



For information and FAQs related to the libraries at the University, please see Library Quickstart.


Finance & Fees

For information on fees, student loans and the University's Hardship Fund, please visit: 


Disability and Wellbeing

For support and information for students with a disability, please visit:

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:


Research (PGR) Students

Information for researchers, particularly about adaptations to research methods and ethics can be found here.

COVID-19 Vaccination Arrangements

For all other COVID-19 FAQs, please visit