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The Lanyon Quad
22 February, 2024

“Compared to a fully practical filmmaking course (as it is in some universities), the MA Film course has a lot more theory in it, paving the way for my career pathway of researching and lecturing on cinema and TV.”

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Rushikesh Mahajan | 13 February, 2024

Find out how LLM Law and Technology student Rushikesh is benefitting from the student mentoring programme at Queen's.

Student training as a GP
Hiya Grover | 29 January, 2024

Although everyone's time on placement is slightly varied based on which specialty they are studying at any given time, medicine student Hiya shows what a typical week looks like while on peripheral placement. 

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Hiya Grover | 9 January, 2024

Undergraduate student Hiya talks through how she prepared for her Medicine interview and offers some top tips for how to approach the process confidently.

Cafe in Elms BT1
Mehak Bindra | 22 November, 2023

Wondering where to choose for accommodation at Queen's? Medicine student Mehak explains why Elms BT1 was her ideal choice as an international student moving to Belfast.

Belfast City Hall
Sreyashi Acharjee | 13 November, 2023

Wondering how to enjoy your spare time while studying in Belfast? Postgraduate Research student Sreyashi lists her favourite spots and activities in and around the city.

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Keerthana Sundararaj | 10 November, 2023

Follow MSc Management student Keerthana on a tour of the Graduate School and its various facilities.

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Mehak Bindra | 3 November, 2023

Find out how you can sign up for the Queen's Health Centre and keep on top of your health and wellbeing during your time at university.

The Wellbeing Room in the Main Site Tower
Hiya Grover | 9 October, 2023

Medicine student Hiya discusses practical insights, tips, and tricks to ensure that your first year is academically successful and a time of holistic growth, balance, and development.

Student studying in the Quad
Sreyashi Acharjee | 22 September, 2023

Embarking on a postgraduate research degree can be a demanding and often overwhelming period for students. PhD student Sreyashi tells us how she deals with stress and anxiety during the doctoral process.

Queen's Lanyon Building
Mehak Bindra | 3 July, 2023

Belfast is a bustling hub of social activity and natural beauty spots, making it a dynamic subject for both photography fans and social media influencers. Second year Medicine student Mehak Bindra highlights the city's most visually appealing areas.

Spices in a market
Hiya Grover | 28 June, 2023

Local international food stores offer a wide variety of cuisines for students to enjoy the comforts of their home dishes, as well as explore new tastes and recipes. Hiya Grover explores the range of international grocery stores in Belfast.

Dumplings and bao buns at the Dumpling Library
Mehak Bindra | 5 June, 2023

The amount of restaurants to choose from in Belfast can be extensive and overwhelming, so Mehak has put together her top 6 recommendations to cover everything from breakfast to lunch and dinner to drinks!

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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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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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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.

Lu in the careers building on her phone
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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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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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.

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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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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!

Bus outside the uni
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!

Three MBA students in hard hats
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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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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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.

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.

Syreshi in the lift
Sreyashi Acharjee | 31 October, 2022

Happy Halloween everyone! Join postgrad student Sreyashi for a taste of the spooktacular Halloween activities taking place in Queen's Accommodation!

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Ashvi Prem | 29 August, 2022

Indian student vlogger Ashvi Prem takes you on a tour of her favourite spots around campus. See the 'Star Trek' lecture theatre and get a look at a K-Pop dance class!

Ashvi and her flatmates Elms BT1
Ashvi Prem | 5 July, 2022

Indian student vlogger Ashvi Prem takes you on a tour of her room and flat in Elms BT1 and shows what she gets up to with her flatmates.

Street Art saying yeo
Manasa Ramakrishna | 30 June, 2022

Moving to a new country often comes with culture shock. Manasa has some tips about religion, recipes and celebrating cultural events in Belfast.

Shot of Lanyon- looking directly up at it
Nikita Sharma | 5 May, 2022

Are you an International Student who would love a 50% reduction in fees for a Russell Group university? Hear from Indian student Nikita Sharma on how she received a Vice-Chancellor's Attainment Scholarship and what it means to her.

Suhani getting a Tesco meal deal
Suhani Puneet Abrol | 28 April, 2022

Indian student vlogger Suhani Puneet Abrol has some top tips for where to get bargains and the best places to shop in Belfast.

Ashvi Prem and friends
Ashvi Prem | 14 April, 2022

Indian student vlogger Ashvi Prem has some top tips for International Students coming to Queen's. Spoiler rains here sometimes!

Queen's Business School
Irene Pathan | 4 April, 2022

Irene Pathan from India is in her first year at Queen’s studying Business Management. She's written this blog to tell you what her life at Queen’s is really like.

Vishakha Ranade, Mechanical Engineering | 29 April, 2020

From how to find bargains to planning when to purchase, Vishakha is sharing her top tips for getting the most out of a student budget when looking for clothes.

Ruchismita Bhattacharjee, Business Analytics | 12 March, 2020

Korean Pop is taking over everywhere from the runway to Instagram – and Queen’s are on top of the K-Pop hype with the K-Pop Society, says Ruchismita Bhattacharjee

Ruchismita Bhattacharjee, Business Analytics | 5 March, 2020

From sporting clubs to on-site gyms, Queen’s has everything you need to live a healthy lifestyle, says Ruchismita Bhattacharjee.

Derry girls
Ruchismita Bhattacharjee, Business Analytics | 24 February, 2020

Searching for a cultural reference point before you move to Belfast? Binge-watch these movies and TV shows to get up-to-speed on the local lingo and landscapes, says Ruchismita Bhattacharjee.

Ruchismita Bhattacharjee, Business Analytics | 20 January, 2020

Ruchismita Bhattacharjee shares her experience of the Master Your Leadership programme at Queen’s Graduate School.

Ruchismita Bhattachar, MSc Business Analytics | 17 January, 2020

International postgraduate student Ruchismita Bhattacharjee gives a sneak peek inside student life in Queen’s Accommodation in College Gardens.

Ruchismita Bhattacharjee, Business Analytics | 17 January, 2020

Worried about making friends at Queen’s? Our blogger Ruchismita reveals how she developed her uni friendship group.

Tejinder Gill, BDS Dentistry | 3 February, 2019

If you love a good curry then you're in luck because there are some fantastic places to find some near campus. Today Tejinder is sharing her absolute favourites.

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Shreya Mohal, International MBA | 17 July, 2018

The Santander Internship in India is just one of the many global opportunities offered at Queen’s.

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Shreya Mohal, International MBA | 2 July, 2018

The Brussels Workplace Study Tour is just one of the many global opportunities offered at Queen’s.

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Shreya Mohal, International MBA | 4 May, 2018

Step out of your comfort zone and begin a challenging journey, says MBA student Shreya Mohal.

snowy Queen's
Shreya Mohal, International MBA | 2 March, 2018

The Northern Irish weather can be, erm, unpredictable, but it also throws up some beautifully unexpected surprises, says MBA student Shreya Mohal.

Indian students
Shreya Mohal, International MBA | 12 February, 2018

Living and studying at Queen’s University has been the best experience, but it’s not without a few surprises, says MBA student Shreya Mohal.