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Kathryn Allen | 2 June, 2023

It's that time again! Join Medical Student Kathryn as she takes you through a weekend of revision for her medicine exams, see all the best study spots on campus and get some tips for coping with the busyness of it all.

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Rosa Hasson | 31 May, 2023

It’s a tough time for everyone, but postgrad Rosa has listed some small changes you can make to everyday life to make the cost-of-living crisis that little bit easier.

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Patrick Doherty | 29 May, 2023

Paddy has noticed the pinch of being a student at a time when the cost of living is going up and up. Here's how he is turning his unwanted clothes into a nice little earner!

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Niamh Baker | 26 May, 2023

Are you in the middle of the minefield that is accepting your uni offers? Worried about which uni is right for you when there are over 160 universities available in the UK alone? Well, you are not alone and Niamh is here with some advice to help.

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Rosa Hasson | 24 May, 2023

Belfast is a city of bustling streets, a vibrant atmosphere, ever changing weather and endless places to explore. Hear some ideas to get you out and about from Marketing postgrad Rosa.

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Sarah Geraghty | 22 May, 2023

Sarah had her heart set on staying close to home and studying Medicine in Galway but life had other plans. Hear for her about her very honest experience and how she knows now that Queen's was the right choice.

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Ciara Ashley | 19 May, 2023

Ciara's put together a list of ideas on what to do in and around Belfast now that it’s warming up! There's something for every budget!

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
Jadzia Armstrong | 17 May, 2023

Coming from England many people asked me why I was going to Queen’s, especially as it seemed so far away. Here are the main 7 reasons why I chose Queen’s University!

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15 May, 2023

The pressures of modern life coupled with dealing with grief AND trying to complete a PhD can be a struggle. PhD Student Philip has some tips on how he copes with it all.

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Reham Lasheen | 12 May, 2023

Growing up, I witnessed my parents volunteering their time, efforts, expertise, and money to give back to the society and help others. So naturally, volunteering was innately nurtured in me. Find out about Ten Foundations from Reham.

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Claire Thompson | 11 May, 2023

I'm a Learning Disabilities Nurse at Queen's and my online videos encouraging everyone to learn Makaton got me an invite to the King's Coronation. Take a look at the highlights in my vlog!

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Zoë Totten | 10 May, 2023

University is the perfect time to to explore learning or improving a foreign language. French and Spanish student Zoe has listed all the great resources at Queen's to help you brush up on your skills whether you're studying a language or not!

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Wai Siew Ng (Tarra) | 8 May, 2023

Queen's Accommodation organises lots of trips and activities to help you make friends wile exploring Belfast. Join Tarra on a wellbeing walk through Botanic Gardens.

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Keerthana Sundararaj | 5 May, 2023

Thinking of studying Management at Queen's? Check out Keerthana's great video!

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Charlotte Jennings | 3 May, 2023

Why spend your summer holidays working as a waiter, bar tender or shop assistants when you could do something really amazing like spending the summer working abroad?

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Rosa Hasson | 1 May, 2023

Are you interested in doing an internship or going on placement but you've a few questions? Rosa's here to answer your questions!

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Charlotte Lock | 28 April, 2023

If you’re weighing up the pros and cons of moving into student accommodation rather than making the commute to Queen’s everyday then this blog post is for you. Read Charlotte's seven perks!

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Manasa Ramakrishna | 24 April, 2023

University can become very stressful sometimes and it can be hard to find time for yourself or your health. Check out Manasa's blog should you need any tips.

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Hiya Grover | 26 April, 2023

Starting Medical School, be that straight from high school or a previous degree, can be a huge change, and it’s sometimes hard to know what to expect. Blogger Hiya is here to give you an idea of a typical week for her.

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Manasa Ramakrishna | 19 April, 2023

Manasa has 10 suggestions on how to look after yourself without breaking the bank.

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Russell Unsworth | 17 April, 2023

Are you a GB student who is considering Queen's but concerned about travel costs and inconvenience? Worry no more as Russell talks you through how quick, cheap and EASY it is to get to Belfast.

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Charlotte Lock | 14 April, 2023

Newcastle is a fabulous spot to spend the weekend, clearing your head or blowing off some steam after a hectic semester. Check out Charlotte's blog about things to do in Newcastle!

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Zonglin Yuan | 12 April, 2023

As a prestigious university in the UK, Queen’s University is a sensible choice, so many wonderful things are ahead. Check out Chinese student Zonglin Yuan's guide to Queen’s.

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Kathryn Allen | 10 April, 2023

Ever wondered what it's like on a medicine placement? Join Medical Student Kathryn as she takes you through a typical week on placement.

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Charlotte Lock | 7 April, 2023

Want to make more of your weekend's? Geography student Charlotte took a day trip to London for under £100, check out her blog for tips!

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Samantha Koitz | 5 April, 2023

Do you want to maximise your study abroad experience by using Belfast as your base for European travel? Check out Sami's travel blog for some tips!

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Nathan Bell | 3 April, 2023

Would you rather fit in or stand out? Law student Nathan has been out and about the campus looking for the coolest and most sustainable style.

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James McGeehan | 31 March, 2023

"A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and was honestly the best experience in my life" - Hear from James about his Study Abroad experience in the USA!

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Holly Anna Lennon | 29 March, 2023

It doesn’t take much to reel me into a bar on the weekend, a decent drink promo usually does the trick. But on weekdays, I am more particular about where I spend my nights. Here are my top five!

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Charlotte Jennings | 28 March, 2023

As soon as your studies are over for the summer, there are still vast opportunities to improve your CV, learn new skills and earn some money through the different programs run by Queen's. Check out Charlotte's blog for tips.

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Yi Teng | 27 March, 2023

Although there are many lovely spots in Belfast, there are a few places that have a particular place in my heart.

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Kathryn Allen | 24 March, 2023

Medical Student Kathryn takes you on her weekly shop and shares some tips on how you can created delicious meals on a student budget.

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Veronica Soosai | 22 March, 2023

Veronica has some top tips and advice on how to avoid mid-semester burnout.

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Yi Teng | 20 March, 2023

Missing Malaysian dishes? Can't get traditional spices and sauces at Tesco? Fear not, food aficionados! There are some great Asian grocery stores and supermarkets in Belfast that will be able to satisfy your craving for Malaysian cuisine.

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Molly Elspas | 17 March, 2023

As an international student, I had some worries about where I could spend my days off from school, but as I have found, there are a million things to do in Belfast on the weekends. Here's a typical Saturday for me...

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Kathryn Allen | 16 March, 2023

Back again and better than ever, Kathryn shares her experience of being part of the SWOT fashion show- an amazing event that supports the work of hospitals around the world.

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Kathryn, Suzanne, Shing and | 15 March, 2023

Happening house party or a night on the town? Whether you've been here forever or it's your first time celebrating St.Paddy's, our students share their celebrations and some useful tips on how you can make the most of the holiday!

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Patrina Loughran | Megan Meek | 14 March, 2023

So you're going on your first nursing placement...Second year nursing students Patrina and Megan have put together a super useful list of everything you need to remember!

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Megan Meek | Patrina Loughran | 14 March, 2023

Placement truly is where you learn your nursing craft, but it can be terrifying if you don’t know what to expect. Make sure you're prepared with Nursing students Megan and Patrina's amazing guide to placements!

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Samantha Koitz | 13 March, 2023

Northern Ireland has some unique slang and vocab that I’ve learned over the past few months. I’ve put together a wee list of 10 words that I believe are essential to learn before flying over the pond for university.

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Jane Lai | 10 March, 2023

Everything you ever wanted to know about studying Medicine at Queen's, answered by Fourth Year Medical Student Jane Lai.

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Reham Lasheen | 8 March, 2023

Public Health student Reham did a lot of research before choosing a university for her masters, here's what helped her make Queen's her final choice .

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Charlotte Jennings | 6 March, 2023

Really hungry but not much time between classes? Charlotte's here with her guide to the best places to grab some food around campus. Warning...contains seriously delicious eats.

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Fannya Ratana Sandjaja | 3 March, 2023

Ever wondered what it's like to be a Computer Science Student at Queen's? Indonesian student Fannya's created this video just for you!

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Samantha Koitz | 1 March, 2023

American student Sami took a sightseeing tour around Belfast, here are some of her favorite sights and some interesting facts she discovered...

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Charlotte Jennings | 27 February, 2023

Considering Politics at Queen's? Join Charlotte on her busiest day on campus as she takes you to all her lectures, trampolining and to the gym!

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Kathryn Allen | 24 February, 2023

The annual charity fashion show put on by fourth year medics is a rite of passage for students at Queen’s. Kathryn shares why she’s loved taking part and how Queen's medics support the work of hospitals around the world.

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Mehak Bindra | 23 February, 2023

Our phones make life so much easier if it’s to talk to someone, share what you’ve been doing recently or trying to do some research. Use that to your advantage by downloading these 6 apps that Mehak highly recommends to make your life simpler!

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Suzanne Mooney | 22 February, 2023

It’s the time of year to begin applying to Summer Internships. Accounting student Suzanne has some top tips on how to apply, prepare and get the spot!

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Kathryn Allen | 21 February, 2023

Looking for a fun way to fill the cold, dark evenings? Medical student Kathryn shares her top tips on how to enjoy time with your friends without breaking the bank.

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Camila Montero | 20 February, 2023

Vintage, pre-loved, thrift, second-hand, call it whatever you want but make you buy it! Check out Camila's blog on how we can all make a big difference with small changes.

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Hannah Wasson | 16 February, 2023

From choirs, orchestras, musical theatre, trad sessions and more, at Queen's you'll find that there's something for everyone with a musical bone in their body!

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Hiya Grover | 15 February, 2023

Finding your footing in the first year isn’t always easy, so Hiya has put together a list of a few apps that could help organise your time and notes.

Heart made of sparklers
Beth Molloy | 14 February, 2023

Whether you plan on celebrating February 14 with your friends or significant other, there's plenty of things to see and do in Belfast to get you in the mood for love.

Inside the Catholic Chaplaincy
Ciara Cunningham | 13 February, 2023

You don't need to leave your faith behind when you start at Queen's. Join Ciara for a tour around the Catholic Chaplaincy and find out about all the groups and events that you can be a part of.

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Keziah Saragih | 10 February, 2023

Interested in studying Actuarial Science and Risk Management at Queen’s? First year Indonesian blogger Keziah shares a glimpse of her day-to-day life as an Actuarial Science student!

Accessible Room in Elms BT9
James Stockdale | 9 February, 2023

Would you like to live in uni halls but you're concerned about accessibility? Law Student James has had his room adapted to suit his needs and loved his time in Elms BT9, here's his experience...

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Eliza Walton | 8 February, 2023

In recognition of LGBT+ History month this February, Broadcast Production student Eliza has shared 10 excellent LGBTQ films that you need to check out!

Titanic Belfast
Kathryn Allen | 6 February, 2023

Medical student Kathryn has been born and bred in N.I. If you’re considering making Belfast your home for university, here are some essential things she thinks you should know before you get here.

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Kate Moodey | 7 February, 2023

Welcome to Belfast! If you are an International Student and unsure of what you should do your first two weeks upon arrival…you’ve come to the right place! Check out Kate's Survival Guide...

The Graduate School
Molly Elspas | 3 February, 2023

Join American Student Molly Elspas as she takes us through a day in her life as a Public History Masters student at Queen's

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Veronica Soosai | 2 February, 2023

Interested in coming to study Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at a Russell Group University in the UK? Check out Veronica's blog about a day in her life!

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Eliza Walton | 1 February, 2023

In recognition of LGBT+ History month this February, Broadcast Production student Eliza is here to tell you all about the welcoming community you'll find at Queen's!

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Samantha Koitz | 30 January, 2023

Holocaust Memorial events are a great opportunity to be part of the community commemoration, learning from genocide to create a better future. Hear what American Student Sami learned from the events in Belfast.

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Alastair Bull | 28 January, 2023

Would you like to live in University Accommodation but you're concerned about accessibility? Wheelchair user Alastair has been really enjoying his time at Elms BT1, here's what he has to say about it...

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Nathan Bell | 27 January, 2023

When it comes to employability, employers want to see something beyond a degree classification. Hear how Law student Nathan is improving his employability while he studies.

Dublin and Belfast
Beth Molloy | 25 January, 2023

Cost of living, travel times and the need to break free after the lockdowns helped Beth decide to come to Belfast. Read her story here...

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Hannah Wasson | 20 January, 2023

Belfast has so many great local coffee shops making it easy to support small! Here Hannah has compiled a list of a few of her favourites.

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ADVICE | 18 January, 2023

Are you trying to decide which subject to apply for? We asked the experts (current students) to give you the tips which helped them decide. After all, they’ve been there, done that and got the t-shirt. Literally.

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Beth Molloy | 20 January, 2023

Are you feeling the squeeze this January? Beth has some top tips on how to get through January without breaking the bank!

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Yi Teng | 18 January, 2023

The time I have spent living in Queen's Accommodation BT2 has been fantastic. This blog offers a sneak peek of life in Elms BT2 accommodation.

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Fannya Ratana Sandjaja | 16 January, 2023

Indonesian student Fannya's here with a great guide on how to find off-campus accommodation if you're an international student.

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Staff Writer | 13 January, 2023

Deciding where to go to university is HARD. There are a lot of factors to consider. So, we have boiled it down to 5 of the best questions to ask yourself, to help you make the right decision for you.

Camila and her friends at the Giant's Causeway
Camila Montero | 13 January, 2023

If you're living in Queen's accommodation make sure to take advantage of all the trips. They're a great way to make new friends and see more of Northern Ireland. Join Camila for a trip to the Giant's Causeway, the Dark Hedges and the North Coast.

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Erin Boyle | 12 January, 2023

It can be a really big step to come out but you'll get lots of support from Queen's Pride Society. Every coming out story is unique, here's Erin's...

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Kathryn Allen | 11 January, 2023

Whether you're an espresso or salted caramel iced latte type person, there's a coffee shop in Belfast for you! Check out Kathryn's fave spots in this video.

Belfast Giant's Game
Charlotte Jennings | 10 January, 2023

Belfast is number one in the UK for ice hockey but we also compete at football, rugby and Gaelic games. Intrigued? Find out where to get your sports fix in Belfast with student blogger Charlotte.

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Hiya Grover | 9 January, 2023

Join Hiya for a tour through the Medical Biology Centre Library at Queen's.

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Hiya Grover | 6 January, 2023

Join Hiya for a tour through the McClay Library and see all the facilities, resources and study spaces.

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Charlotte Jennings | 5 January, 2023

A club for every night of the week plus karaoke, beer pong, live music and dancing, check out Charlotte's blog on the best places for a night out in Belfast! Where you for tonight?

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Disha Suresh Kumar | 4 January, 2023

Worried that studying medicine equals constant study and no social life? Not at Queen's! Check out Disha's blog on her expectations of being a medicine student at Queen's versus the reality.

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Ashvi Prem | 3 January, 2023

Celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi, Holi, Diwali, Bollywood Night, Qulture Shock and more! Indian student Ashvi discusses all the things you can do to feel closer to home and mix with the Indian community at Queen's and in Belfast.

The Graduate School
Cara MacSherry | 2 January, 2023

It's hard enough to stay on top of your studies but what's it like to be a part-time student AND a full time mum? Check out Cara's blog on a day in her life.

Suzanne and friends in the Union
Suzanne Mooney | 29 December, 2022

Curious as to how exactly an Accounting student at Queen's spends a typical day? Check out Suzanne's blog to find out!

The Bridge House
Zonglin Yuan | 28 December, 2022

International Business Law student Zonglin Yuan from China has some recommendations for a restaurant and a pub with student-friendly prices and some organisations to help you make friends and settle in in Belfast.

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Divyata Bhola | 27 December, 2022

Join Indian postgrad student Divyata for her tour of all the great facilities and support services in One Elmwood Student Centre and Students’ Union.

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Charlotte Lock | 23 December, 2022

What does studying Geography at Queen's look like? Join undergraduate student blogger Charlotte to get an insight on what her daily schedule looks like.

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Russell Unsworth | 23 December, 2022

You've seen the Titanic Building, City Hall, Victoria Square and the Harland and Wolff Cranes but there's so much more to Belfast! Join Russell for his photo blog on the interesting spots he passes on his way to do the weekly shop!

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Kathryn Allen | 22 December, 2022

Mandela Hall is BACK and better than ever. Join Kathryn as she gets ready to go out and catch a gig with her friends.

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Timothy Agbonkpolor | 21 December, 2022

Would you love to come to Queen's but you're not sure if you'll be able to get your home comforts or The welcoming clubs and societies, a diverse student body,

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Sreyashi Acharjee | 20 December, 2022

Take a look at all the fun events happening at Queen's during the festive season, from karaoke to potluck parties, there's something for everyone and they're a great way to make friends, socialise and get in the Christmas spirit!

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Mehak Bindra | 19 December, 2022

As well as finishing up your registration for university, getting your BRP and settling into your new home, there are so many things on your to-do list that you must not neglect. Here's Mehak's step-by-step guide to help you!

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Lauren McGinley | 16 December, 2022

Interested in Physics but not really sure what that entails at University level? Join second year physics student Lauren as she takes you through a typical week for her.

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Charlotte Jennings | 15 December, 2022

With over 220 Clubs and Societies at Queen's you are sure to find your squad. Second year student Charlotte is in more societies than we can list!* Here are her top six (Warning...contains amazing pics! )

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Camila Montero | 14 December, 2022

Concerned about how you'll fill your free time outside of class? Check out Camila's blog on some of the activities organised by Queen's Accommodation and Student Support. Bonus- most of them are free!

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Sami Koitz | 13 December, 2022

If you choose to live in Queen's Accommodation you're in for a real treat! As well as events in social spaces throughout the week they also organise trips away every weekend. Join Sami as she goes to Davagh Forest and Observatory!

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Kathryn Allen | 12 December, 2022

There are so many options when choosing where to go for uni! In her blog, medical student Kathryn shares how she navigated this choice, and why she loves Belfast as a student city.

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Camila Montero | 9 December, 2022

Wondering what to do this weekend in Belfast? Join Camila for a wee tour of some of Belfast's lesser known attractions!

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Aakanksha Shukla | 8 December, 2022

Ever wondered what an MBA is really like? Read why Aakanksha chose to come to Queen's for her MBA and what her day looks like as a student in Belfast.

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Hannah Wasson | 7 December, 2022

Ever wondered what studying music at university is really like? Well wonder no more, third year music student Hannah is here to tell you all about it!

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Divyata Bhola | 6 December, 2022

Spend a day with Indian postgrad student Divyata all the way from her morning gym session to her classes, her accommodation, a trip to the library and and a jaunt to the city centre.

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Sami Koitz | 5 December, 2022

Do I regret moving across the pond to go to graduate school? Absolutely not! Do I wish I had planned better to move halfway across the world to go to get a Master’s degree? Absolutely! See Sami's tips!!

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Caitlin Trainor | 2 December, 2022

Everyone knows it's important to have valuable work experience in your CV when it comes to applying for jobs after you graduate. Caitlin is here with some top tips on how to boost your CV while you study.

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Sreyashi Acharjee | 1 December, 2022

Do you want to get on a PhD programme but have no idea where to start or how to find funding? Sreyashi is here with her amazing video guide to application timelines, applying for scholarships, acing interviews and writing your application.

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Camila Montero | 30 November, 2022

If you're living in Queen's accommodation make sure to take advantage of all the trips they organise. They're a great way to make new friends and see more of Northern Ireland. Join Camila for a sunrise social at Crawfordsburn beach.

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Ciara Cunningham | 30 November, 2022

It’s a tradition every year to have Thanksgiving dinner at the Catholic Chaplaincy at Queen’s. It’s a great time to spend with friends, eat some good food and share what you’re thankful for from the past year. Check out Ciara's blog!

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Ciara Ashley | 29 November, 2022

Belfast has a wide variety of things to do during the festive period, from Christmas markets to pantomimes. There is something for everyone!

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Beth Molloy | 28 November, 2022

Wondering how to spend a weekend in Belfast on a budget? Join student Beth as she takes you to some free and discounted spots right around campus!

The Graduate School
Sreyashi Acharjee | 25 November, 2022

At the Graduate School at Queen's, you can avail of high-quality, transdisciplinary training and development to help you stand out in a fast-paced, global job market. Hear about the highlights in PhD student Sreyashi's blog.

Jayati Moodley | 24 November, 2022

Are you keen to get green at Queen's? The Elms BT9 allotment offers an opportunity to reconnect with nature, meet new friends and gain skills in sustainable gardening. Plus you can help save the bees!

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Holly Anna Lennon | 23 November, 2022

It doesn't take big steps to reduce your carbon footprint. Check out literature studies student Holly Anna Lennon's top tips on how you can make a difference.

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Reham Lasheen | 22 November, 2022

Join Egyptian student Reham Lasheen as she takes us through a day in her life as a Public Health student at Queen's.

Lanyon in the evening
Beth Molloy | 21 November, 2022

Since the clocks went back an hour on the last Sunday in October, our evenings are becoming a lot darker, a lot earlier. And while winter brings the fun, festive season, it can also result in a case of the serious winter blues. Check out Beth's tips

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Sami Koitz | 18 November, 2022

Conflict Transformation and Social Justice Student Sami talks about her faith, the Jewish community in Belfast and the society at Queen's that facilitates community events.

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Caitlin Piper | 16 November, 2022

First year is easy; just live in halls! But how do you go about finding the best option for second year and beyond? Caitlin's here with her guide to finding student digs in Belfast!

Sami and her friends at the Giant's Causeway
Sami Koitz | 14 November, 2022

Nothing planned this weekend? There are so many wonderful spots around Northern Ireland that are accessible by public transport, why not take a trip to the epic Giant's Causeway? Sami's here to tell you all about it.

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Beth Molloy | 11 November, 2022

As prices everywhere seem to be on the rise, students are continuing to feel the pinch. Now, more than ever, it is critical for students to make their pound stretch as far as possible. Join Beth for some top tips for saving on the food shop.

Sami and two friends in Derry
Sami Koitz | 10 November, 2022

Queen's Accommodation organises a trip to Derry for Halloween every year. If you missed out on Europe's biggest Halloween celebration then join Sami for her recap!

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Sami Koitz | 9 November, 2022

There are over 200 clubs and societies that you can choose to join at Queen's. From academic, religious, political, sports related, and more there are really clubs for every type of student. Check out Sami's blog on the Mountaineering Club.

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Beth Molloy | 7 November, 2022

Located just two hours by bus from Belfast, Derry/Londonderry is internationally renowned for its commitment to embracing the Halloween spooky spirit. Hear what Beth got up to and watch her spooktacular highlights video!

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Caitlin Piper | 4 November, 2022

Hear what biomed student Caitlin's placement was like and pick up a few tips and tricks on how to go about securing a placement yourself!

The Graduate School
Sami Koitz | 3 November, 2022

American Postgrad Sami Koitz takes you through a day in her life as a Conflict Transformation and Social Justice student at Queen's.

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Kathryn Allen | 2 November, 2022

There is really something for everyone in Belfast, from trad nights to club nights. Join Kathryn as she takes you round some of the arenas and smaller venues in Belfast.

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Sami Koitz | 1 November, 2022

Everyone knows- packing is HARD! What do you really need and what is a waste of precious suitcase space? American student Sami is here with her top tips on what she wished she'd left at home and what was really worth hauling across the globe!

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Zoë Totten | 31 October, 2022

Fourth year French and Spanish student Zoe is just back from a year in France- check out her guide to get you off to a great start in your year abroad.

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Manasa Ramakrishna | 30 September, 2022

Starting university is a big step and moving to a new continent is an even bigger one. Canadian student Manasa and her mom discuss why her decision to come to Queen's was the right one.

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Niamh McMullan | 10 October, 2022

Niamh has put together the ultimate guide to help you settle into your new surroundings to kick start your new year at Queen’s. With productivity tips, tips on managing stress and resources at Queen’s.

Kathryn and a fellow student in scrubs
Kathryn Allen | 7 October, 2022

4th year student Kathryn shares her daily routine in the hospitals, and shares tips on how to make the most of your placement, whatever it looks like!

Houses in Sweden
Caitlin Trainor | 6 October, 2022

"Moving abroad and attending a different University was daunting at the time, but by far one of the best experiences of my life". Read Caitlin's study abroad experience.

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Kathryn Allen | 29 September, 2022

Student life brings with it a new level of independence. Kathryn shares tips on how to use your new opportunities for the good of the planet, all on a student’s budget!

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Claire Ford | 9 September, 2022

Freshers – the main event on the university calendar. Read Claire's blog on what to expect from Freshers' Week!

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Patrick Doherty | 31 August, 2022

When you move to university for the first time, you may forget some small but essential things from your packing list. Here are Patrick's top 10 accommodation essentials that you must not forget!