Queen’s University Belfast: Russell Group excellence, unbeatable value
Get ready to start something amazing at Queen’s University Belfast – one of the UK’s leading universities, known for its history, research and world-class education.
Queen’s is based in Northern Ireland's cosmopolitan capital, Belfast – an incredible place to live, learn and grow. Belfast has two airports with regular national and international flights, and offers students the lowest cost of living in the UK (Mercer Cost of Living City Ranking 2023).
Why choose Queen’s University Belfast?
Rankings, heritage and reputation – this prestigious university is part of the UK’s elite Russell Group of 24 research-intensive institutions. Queen’s has 23 subjects in the UK top 20 and 13 subjects in the UK top 10 (The Complete University Guide 2024).
Prioritizing your employability – develop future-ready skills through professionally accredited degrees, placement and internship opportunities, industry links, employer panels, and the Future Skills Award.
Investing in your future – Queen’s is currently undergoing a £700 million development, transforming the campus into an innovative learning environment. In addition, we offer generous scholarships to our students both for INTO Queen’s programs and when you progress to the university.
Living in Belfast
What’s life like in Belfast for students?
Queen’s University is based in Belfast – a modern capital city known for its friendly locals, historic culture and buzzing social scene. Belfast is safe, compact and easy to explore – so it’s perfect for international students. You can take advantage of:
a variety of attractions and landmarks, including the Titanic Museum, Belfast City Hall and the Giant’s Causeway
Botanic Avenue, where you’ll find excellent restaurants serving tasty food from across the world
global businesses with excellent career opportunities, such as Spirit Aerosystems, Almac and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Where will I study at Queen's University Belfast?
During your INTO program, you’ll study at the INTO Queen’s Study Center – located on the university’s inspiring campus. You’ll benefit from excellent facilities, a dedicated support team and university-style teaching to prepare you for university.
Where will I live at Queen’s University Belfast?
You'll have a choice of living options at INTO Queen’s, each located within easy reach of the Study Center:
Elms BT1, BT2 & BT9 – a modern, village-style residence with private ensuite rooms and shared kitchen facilities.
Willow Walk – a private double bedroom where you’ll share a kitchen and bathroom with other students.