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Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

Top reasons to study here

  • Ranked in the top 200 global universities (QS World University Rankings 2019), Queen's is part of an elite UK group of research-intensive universities.
  • You can enhance your degree with a range of study or work abroad opportunities.
  • Queen's has invested over £350m in cutting-edge facilities, including the £50m McClay Library, placing us joint 2nd in the UK for university facilities.


Founded in 1845 as Queen's College Belfast, we became an independent university in 1908.

Today, we are ranked 85 in the world for impact (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023), and are a member of the Russell Group of UK research intensive universities, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos.


At Queen’s we offer a world-class education that prepares our students for leadership and citizenship in a global society.

Our inspiring alumni comprises outstanding scholars, Nobel Prize winners - such as Seamus Heaney and David Trimble - and influential leaders who are making an impact in Northern Ireland and across the globe.

Our students enjoy being educated by world-leading academics working at the forefront of their disciplines and a significant investment in the student experience has resulted in high levels of student satisfaction. 


Researchers at Queen's help tackle the global challenges of our age, changing people’s lives for the better.

We are a world-class international university built on teaching excellence, leading-edge research, innovation, collaboration and engagement.

Queen’s has a proud history of conducting innovative, impactful and world-leading research that has positively changed people’s lives. Our ambition for 2030 is to further enhance our impact by strengthening our research position and working with industry to broaden our translational impact and innovation, ensuring we deliver high-quality, world-leading research, which addresses local and global challenges.


The Employer Engagement Team at Queen's is committed to connecting employers with student and graduate talent. Our bespoke service offers solutions for all your recruitment needs, whether you have a graduate role, internship or placement to fill. We can provide route information to the correct academic department and student group to ensure you are visible to the right candidates.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

The Student Guidance Centre brings together a number of support services that guide and advise you throughout your time at Queen’s. From managing your student record, developing your academic and employability skills, and offering support for times when you may feel under pressure, all of our services work together to ensure you have a successful and enjoyable student experience.

Housing services

Find your new home in our university accommodation. We have options for you to live in a village type setting close to campus or in the city centre and affordable rooms to suit your budget and lifestyle.

Library services

Since 2014, the Library has been committed to ensuring a consistent and excellent delivery of service through a range of 18 Standards of Service. Each year, the Library reviews these Standards, our performance, and targets for the coming year.

ICT services

All major students areas, including the Students’ Union, the libraries and catering outlets provide access to a secure wireless network.

Students can access over 1,700 PCs based in 20 centres across the campus.

Medical services

The University Health Centre at Queen's is a General Practice situated in South Belfast.  We are a GP Practice opened for registrations to anyone residing within the local area..

Campus life

Providing world class education and research facilities where our students and staff carry out their ambitious work is a key priority for the university.

Investing £700m over a 20 year capital development programme, Queen’s has some of the best campus facilities in the UK and Ireland.

Sports facilities

Whether you are interested in keeping active, trying a new sport, being part of a team or representing your university, you can be part of the Queen’s Sport Gameplan.

The Physical Education Centre (PEC) is the hub of Queen’s Sport. The state-of-the-art fitness area includes:

    Over 200 pieces of CV and resistance equipment
  • A Training and weights area, six power cages and Olympic lifting platforms
  • Four exercise and dance studios
  • 25m swimming and diving pool
  • Two multi-purpose sports halls
  • Martial arts area
  • Two climbing walls
  • Eight squash courts
  • Two handball courts
  • Outdoor 3G grass pitches

Student clubs

Joining a club or society at Queen's is the perfect opportunity to meet new people, keep up your interest in a passion or, even better, to find a brand new one you never knew you had!

Learn a new language and more about a foreign culture or simply meet up with students from the same part of the world as you

Create a masterpiece with a brush (Art club) or a camera (Photography club).If languages and culture are more your thing why not join An Cumann Gaelach or the French club.

You could even have a go at Chinese Lion Dance.


Belfast, N Ireland, United Kingdom

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