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More about Queen's University Belfast

A historic campus with modern facilities

A mixture of historic tradition and modern innovation, Queen’s University Belfast is unique. It’s one of the oldest universities in the UK, with one of the most modern campuses.

As one of the original members of the Russell Group, research is at the heart of this University. They work with over 250 universities around the world, creating global connections and initiatives that you can become a part of.

The University has a strong national and regional influence, attracting academics at the top of their fields. You’ll benefit from their expertise.

Your experience on campus

Queen’s has invested over £350 million over the past 10 years to improve the experience of their international students. They want your university experience to be the very best.

When you study at the McClay Library, you’ll have library, computing and media services all together under one roof. You’ll have the best of a traditional library combined with the latest technology.

When you want to relax, you can head to the Union building, which contains a relax and study area called ‘The Space’. You’ll also find a bank, coffee shops, a food court and meeting rooms there, so you have everything you need at your fingertips.

The Union also hosts over 170 clubs and societies. You’ll be able to join as many of them as you like. From origami to trampolining, you’re sure to fine one that’s perfect for you. Love Sports? Choose from over 50 different sports clubs to join and you’ll never be short of friends to play with.

At the heart of Belfast

Queen’s is at the heart of Belfast’s culture and social scenes. Everything is within walking distance of the campus. You’ll witness some of Northern Ireland’s most exciting events, such as the Cinemagic Film Festival

Named the ‘safest region in the UK’ (British Crime Survey 2014) and the UK’s ‘most affordable student city’ (Natwest Student Living Index 2015), Belfast is the ideal student city.

"Belfast as a UK study destination is a great place to live, it’s very student friendly and there is lots to do around campus and in the city centre." Ghassan from Sudan