Queen's University Belfast

United Kingdom

About the University

Queen's University Belfast is a research university in the Northern Irish capital of Belfast.

The university offers over 300 degrees at undergraduate level and is a member of the Russell Group. Founded originally in 1810, it received university status in 1908.

Today, it is ranked in the Top 40 of UK universities in the Times Higher Education Rankings.



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Campus Life

Accommodation at Queen's is available close to campus, at a variety of prices. Students can live amongst their peers in the heart of the city, close to local amenities and university facilities.

Students have access to a world-leading campus, as well as state-of-the-art facilities. This includes laboratories, a mock financial Trading Room, interdisciplinary research facilities and engineering hubs. Queen's is also home to an award-wining library, which was recently received a £50 million investment. 

There's also the award-winning Naughton Gallery, a student cinema and a stunning scenery of historic buildings blended with modern and innovative learning spaces.

Student life

Belfast is a modern capital city and an affordable place in which to live and study. In 2018, Belfast was also found to have the lowest student rent in the UK. 

The city is best explored on foot or by bike and the university's central campus places its students in the heart of Northern Ireland's rich culture. From galleries to venues, live music to stand-up comedy, Belfast is a vibrant cultural hub. 

There's also plenty to get involved with in Northern Ireland's spectacular scenery. Popular sports include biking, surfing and golf, as well as adventure courses and regular big sporting events like Ulster Rugby and Gaelic football.


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24955 Students
24955 Students

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