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Two students talking on bench in Commercial Court
Éadaoin Kelly | 7 May, 2024

Dia daoibh a chairde! I want to share the importance of the Irish language and hopefully inspire some of you to begin your own journey to become a Gaeilgeoir (Irish speaker).

Two students walking on University Square
Sarah Geraghty | 12 April, 2024

As Queen's works towards achieving Net Zero by 2040, Human Biology student Sarah gives some top tips on how to live sustainably as a student.

Samson and Goliath cranes in Belfast
Sarah Geraghty | 5 March, 2024

Human Biology student Sarah gives 5 key reasons why she is glad she made the move from Galway to study at Queen's in Belfast.

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Éadaoin Kelly | 16 February, 2024

Hola amigos! My name is Éadaoin and I’m here to share my top tips on elevating your language skills as a language student at Queen’s.

Human body torso model
Sarah Geraghty | 26 January, 2024

Trying to balance part-time work, household utilities, mental and physical wellbeing and studying can be challenging! Here is a typical Monday for a Human Biology student.

Group of students on internship with Erasmus
Éadaoin Kelly | 12 January, 2024

Hola, amigos! My name is Éadaoin and I’m here to share my Erasmus experience in Barcelona and provide some useful tips on how to apply for internships abroad.

Temple bar district in Dublin
Sarah Geraghty | 13 December, 2023

If you are looking for the perfect day trip from Belfast that offers many great things to see and do, look no further than going to Dublin.

Students walking down Commercial Court
Sarah Geraghty | 29 November, 2023

With the rising cost of living affecting many, students are keen to take advantage of discounts and offers more than ever. Fear not - undergrad student Sarah provides popular student discounts offered by restaurants and entertainment venues below.

Student on laptop in One Elmwood building
Sarah Geraghty | 24 November, 2023

Looking to earn some money and build your CV while studying at Queen's? Undergraduate student Sarah recommends using QWork to find a wide range of roles on a part-time and casual basis.

Two medical students posing for a photo
Disha Suresh Kumar | 30 October, 2023

With Belfast only a two hour train journey from Dublin, Queen's is the ideal choice for students travelling from the Republic of Ireland. Check out why medicine student Disha believes she made the right decision to study at Queen's.

Group of students on a night out
Sarah Geraghty | 4 September, 2023

Starting university is undoubtedly a big transition for many. Ahead of your first term, Biomedical Science student Sarah shares some words of wisdom on the realities of student life and how you can make the most of your time at Queen's.

Bedding in student accommodation
Lauren McGinley | 1 September, 2023

Planning to pack for the big move to university but not sure where to start? ROI student Lauren McGinley provides the ultimate checklist of essential items for day-to-day student life.

Liam Coyle at QUB Dragon's Den
Liam Coyle | 23 August, 2023

If you’ve got the drive and innovation, Belfast is the place to make your entrepreneurial dreams happen - find out how Computer Science graduate Liam has benefitted from the support and advice offered by SU Enterprise.

Front of Belfast City Hall
Lauren McGinley | 12 July, 2023

Making the move from the Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland can be a big transition and involves a few key considerations. Astrophysics student Lauren McGinley provides some useful tips to help you get settled into life in Belfast.

Kylemore Abbey
Samantha Koitz | 21 June, 2023

Belfast's proximity to popular Irish cities allows students to plan day trips and weekends away, jam-packed with plenty of scenic hot spots and historical points of interest. Postgraduate student Sami Koitz details a recent trip to Galway and Dublin.

Student and friend posing together in a bar
Sarah Geraghty | 19 June, 2023

Moving away from home can undoubtedly be a big transition for many students. Biomedical Science student Sarah Geraghty provides some top tips to help you get settled in and battle the pangs of homesickness.

Students partying at Elms BT9 Accommodation
Sarah Geraghty | 16 June, 2023

Living in university accommodation can be a big leap from the comforts of home, but it is the perfect way to meet fellow students and make lifelong friends. Sarah Geraghty explains the benefits of living in Elms BT9 during your first year at Queen's.

Sarah with her mum and dad
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.

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.

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...

Sterling coins
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!

Disha and her medical student pals in scrubs
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.

Name a marvellous exoplanet powerpoint
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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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!

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

supermarket trolleys
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.

three jack-o-lanterns
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!

Common Market Belfast
Mollie Egan-Crossan | 10 June, 2022

Join Film and Theatre Making student Mollie for a trip around St. George's Market and Common Market in Belfast

A food and coffee tour of Belfast | 5 July, 2021

Hear from Erin Mussett, a third-year student of History and English. She tells us about her favourite places to eat or grab a coffee in Belfast.

Tips for a quiet weekend at Queen's | 14 June, 2021

Hear from Erin Mussett, a third-year student of History and English. She tells us about how to best spend a quiet weekend and what she got up to when her friends were at home.

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My time at Queen's | 4 June, 2021

Hear from Erin Mussett, a third-year student of History and English. She tells us about her time at Queen's, her favourite places on campus and gives some great advice to incoming students.

Botanic gardens daytime
Eithne O'Brien, MSc City Planning and Design | 12 May, 2021

Eithne tells us why she has loved her time living in Belfast.

Rebecca McGettigan, MA History | 27 November, 2019

Thinking about coming to Queen’s from the Republic of Ireland for postgraduate study? Rebecca McGettigan, MA History, from Donegal, tells you everything you need to know.