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Queen Mary graduate awarded joint-first prize in dissertation competition
19 November 2019

Recent geography graduate, Tabitha Shell, has won the RGS-IBG Gender and Feminist Geographies Research Group Dissertation Prize for her dissertation Emotional geographies of breastfeeding: private and public spaces of support and stress, taking home a prize of £60.

Talk Money Week
19 November 2019

Worried about money? This week isTalk Money Week! Learn how to take control of your money and stress less. Come and have a chat with a Welfare Adviser in The Nest on Thursday 21 November from 12-1pm, or Ground Café on Friday 22 November from 12.30-1.30pm, to find out about budget planning, increasing your income, and money saving ideas.

Financial Inclusion Group - Learn how to budget better
19 November 2019

Ever feel scared to check your bank balance a few weeks into the semester? Feel like you don't know where to start when it comes to budgeting? If so, this workshop could be for you! 

Annual Student Meeting - Student Guest Article
12 November 2019

An account of the Annual Student Meeting on Tuesday 29 October, as written by Max Cunliffe, first-year English and Creative Writing student. 

Report + Support
11 November 2019

Queen Mary is committed to creating an environment where all staff, students and visitors feel safe and are treated with dignity and respect. 

This week is Anti-Bullying Week, which is a significant week to launch Report + Support, as part of our wider work to tackle bullying, harassment, sexual violence and hate crime. 

Welcome Back Week
11 November 2019

First Year Students, Welcome Back!

Message from the Principal: Industrial action 25 November-4 December 2019
11 November 2019

The Principal has written to all students to update them on planned industrial action by members of the University and College Union (UCU).

Students encouraged to think global at the annual Go Abroad Fair
21 October 2019

The annual Go Abroad Fair was held on Wednesday 16 October, hosted by the Global Opportunities team. Students were informed of the range of opportunities provided by Queen Mary to have an international experience as part of their undergraduate degrees.

Become a tutor with The Access Project
14 October 2019

A great role for those who want to give back to the community and gain teaching experience, but who don’t have much time to spare.

Money management tips
14 October 2019

#QMULMoneyTips

WMHD2019 150 World Mental Health Day 2019: a message from the Vice-Principal (Education) and the Vice President Welfare
10 October 2019

Today we are proud to mark World Mental Health Day, an annual event organised by the World Health Organisation.

Don't Be Fooled Stay safe from fraud
7 October 2019

Queen Mary has been made aware of a rise in students being targeted via social media and messaging services to act as “money mules”, a form of money laundering which makes use of student bank accounts.

Apply now for a place on the QMentoring Programme
30 September 2019

Are you a Science & Engineering or Humanities & Social Sciences undergraduate; interested in gaining 6 months of one-to-one support from an experienced professional; and in receipt of the QMUL Bursary?

Tea with Singapore's High Commissioner
30 September 2019

Singaporean students studying at Queen Mary took tea with their country’s High Commissioner to the UK, Ms Foo Chi Hsia, last week.

Queen Mary Professor running for Royal College of Psychiatrists Presidency
30 September 2019

The Head of Queen Mary's Centre for Psychiatry, Professor Kam Bhui, is one of three candidates for the presidency of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Apply to be a student caller
30 September 2019

Looking for great pay, free career advice, better skills…oh, and free chocolate?

The ReachOut Level Up Experience
30 September 2019

Queen Mary has partnered with mentoring charity, ReachOut, to offer The Level Up Experience to our students. 

Become a Student Ambassador
24 September 2019

Become a Student Ambassador and be part of a fantastic opportunity to engage with prospective students, strengthen your employability skills and build you CV, meet new people and share your passion for Queen Mary.

Music Scholarships 2019/20
24 September 2019

Awards of up to £350 are being made to help meet the cost of instrumental or vocal tuition during the academic year.

Queen Mary University of London Bursary 2019/20
24 September 2019

Queen Mary University of London Bursaries are based on your household income as assessed by Student Finance. The amount of the bursary you receive each year will depend on your household income, you do not need to make a separate application for the Queen Mary University of London Bursary but you need to apply each academic year to be assessed by Student Finance – have you applied for 2019/20?

New academic year, new start?
24 September 2019

If you’re returning to Queen Mary after the summer vacation welcome back! You survived the last academic year and are hopefully feeling refreshed and ready to start work again. For many this a time of renewed good intentions- but like New Year’s resolutions these can fall by the wayside all too quickly!

Essential information for EU, EEA and Swiss students
24 September 2019

Welfare Advisers in the Queen Mary Advice and Counselling Service have prepared some essential information about your rights to live in the UK, in light of the UK’s plan to leave the EU.

Join Queen Mary’s Global community of former and current students
24 September 2019

The Queen Mary Network is our new online networking platform exclusively for Queen Mary students, recent graduates, staff and alumni.

How to obtain your £10 printer credit
23 September 2019

IT Services have announced important changes to the way they will allocate the complimentary student print credit for 2019-20.

Money Matters – tips from the Advice and Counselling Service
24 April 2019

The Advice and Counselling Service has published its latest Money Tips edition. Find out about support for estranged students, reapplying for Student Finance 2019/2020 and what to do if you’ve paid too much income tax.

Spotted on campus – 5 - 19 March
19 March 2019

Find out what's been happening on campus over the past two weeks!

258x168 #FindYourFuture with Queen Mary Careers and Enterprise
18 March 2019

Can we help you with your next steps after Queen Mary? You can continue to access Queen Mary Careers and Enterprise support for two years after you graduate.

QMUL Bursary 2018/19 – have you received the first instalment?
15 March 2019

The Bursaries, Grants and Scholarships Office advises you on what to do if you haven't received your first bursary instalment.

Money Matters – tips from the Advice and Counselling Service
15 March 2019

In this edition of Money Matters, the Advice and Counselling Service tells you your options for improving your finances between your student loans, and how to reapply for Student Finance in 2019/20.

Undergraduate students: It's time to have your say!
11 March 2019

Calling all undergraduates … It’s Student Survey Season at Queen Mary, with the National Student Survey (NSS) open to final-year students and the UK Engagement Survey (UKES) open to all other undergraduates. Please have your say now!

Spotted on campus – 25 February - 1 March
5 March 2019

Find out what's been happening on campus over the past week, including students at the Lincoln's Inn Fields campus enjoying the heatwave, the 'Great Legal Bake' at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, and students at Mile End enjoying doughnuts while completing their student surveys.

Your bank accounts: Don’t be fooled
5 March 2019

Criminals are targeting students and young people with social media messages claiming to offer financial incentives if they transfer their bank accounts. The scam turns victims into "money mules", using their accounts for the illegal act of money laundering.

Prestigious Institute of Directors visits Queen Mary to inspire future leaders
1 March 2019

“Network, network, and network” – this was the key piece of advice echoed by eminent business leaders who came from the heart of the global financial centre to meet with Queen Mary students at the Mile End campus on Monday 25 February.

How to remain vigilant against spam emails and phishing attacks
20 February 2019

It is important to remain vigilant against spam emails and phishing attacks targeting students. Please take extra care when opening emails from unknown sources or from a known source but with unknown/suspicious content.

European Young Leaders seminar - volunteers needed
19 February 2019

Friends of Europe is currently looking for three enthusiastic volunteers with event organisation experience to help with practicalities and logistics around their flagship European Young Leaders seminar from Thursday 14 to Saturday 16 March. The deadline for applications is this Thursday, 21 February.

Applying for ‘special examination arrangements’ – deadline Friday 15 March
18 February 2019

The deadline to apply for arrangements for the main end of year exams is Friday 15 March. (Different arrangements apply to undergraduates in the School of Medicine and Dentistry). These provisions are considered reasonable adjustments for students with disabilities, mental health diagnoses and specific learning difficulties (eg dyslexia) under the terms of the Equality Act.

Student update: Semester-based exams from 2019/20
18 February 2019

From next academic year (2019/20), Queen Mary will move to a system of semester-based exams. This means that modules taught in Semester 1 will be examined in January. Modules taught across Semester 1 and 2, or modules taught only in Semester 2, will be examined in May.

Going for Gold student research surveys and focus groups
18 February 2019

As part of the Going for Gold strategy, undergraduate students are engaged in research into various issues affecting Queen Mary students. They have created several surveys which you are invited to complete.

New Arts & Culture programme announced this semester
18 February 2019

Check out the upcoming performances from the London Chamber Orchestra, the Queen Mary Confucius Institute, and many more.

Spotted on campus – 11-15 January
15 February 2019

Find out what's been happening on campus over the past week, including student surveys for undergraduate students, the Magic Mirror 'Emirati Photo Bomb', Engineers Without Borders bake sale, Dental Medical Welfare bake sale, and how we're working with your to improve the campus and learning environment.

First years: Apply to the Wellbeing Fund to help you get involved with extracurricular activities
14 February 2019

The Students' Union offers lots of opportunities to explore your passions, pursue new interests, learn new skills and make friends – why not apply to the Queen Mary Wellbeing Fund 2018/19 to help you get involved?

Queen Mary Bursary 2018/19 – first instalment Wednesday 20 February
14 February 2019

Check the details in your online bursary entitlement letter by logging in to your Student Finance application at the appropriate website and looking under ‘Your Correspondence’. 

Take part in the Festival of Communities - Saturday 15 to Sunday 16 June
14 February 2019

We are looking for Queen Mary students to take part in the Festival of Communities by running a hands-on activity, demonstration, stall, exhibit or in other ways to showcase your projects and teaching.

Call for social smokers to take part in a student and earn £40
14 February 2019

Postdoctoral Researcher Lisa Miyashita PhD from the Centre for Genomics and Child Health is running a study which is looking for social smokers. 

Inquiry into racial harassment in higher education: call for responses
5 February 2019

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has launched an inquiry into racial harassment in higher education. Racial harassment is not only unlawful, but it has a clear impact on students and staff. This inquiry includes a survey open to students and staff, the results of which will support the EHRC to develop recommendations for addressing the issue.

Library report - Winter 2019
5 February 2019

The winter issue of the Library report is now available to view, with all the latest news and developments from Library Services.

Expeditions Fund 2018/19 - new online application
5 February 2019

The Fund is now open for applications from continuing undergraduate and postgraduate students who wish to apply for financial help towards travel in the summer vacation.

Queen Mary Wellbeing Fund 2018/19
5 February 2019

Do you want to participate in sports, societies or volunteering but not sure if you can afford it? First years  ould receive a contribution towards these costs.

LGBT History Month at Queen Mary
4 February 2019

February marks LGBT History Month in the UK. At Queen Mary, we are proud to embrace diversity and the wide range of perspectives and experiences it brings with it.

Our story
4 February 2019

At Queen Mary, we have a unique and proud story to tell, from our student profile to our world-leading research and public engagement.

National Student Money Week
4 February 2019

Monday 4 to Friday 8 February is National Student Money Week. Here, the Advice and Counselling Serice provide guidance on how to improve your money management. Welfare Advisers from the Advice and Counselling Service will also be running money pop-ups every lunch time (12.30-1.30pm) at various locations across the Mile End and Whitechapel campuses.

Celebrating our LGBT+ staff and students
1 February 2019

A message from the President and Principal, Colin Bailey, and the Exectuive Officers of Queen Mary Students' Union.

Bill Gates visits Queen Mary for special Q&A with students
30 January 2019

We were delighted to welcome Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to Queen Mary on Friday 25 January for a wide-ranging Q&A session with students. The conversation explored Bill’s interests in global health, clean energy, technology, philanthropy, innovation and leadership.

Show & Tell returns for 2019
22 January 2019

Show and Tell is back for February 2019 with a series of free inspiring mini talks about studying and working in the arts and humanities.

QMUL Bursary 2018/19 – first instalment to be paid 20 February
22 January 2019

Payments are made into the bank account you have registered with Student Finance. Not sure if you should be receiving the bursary? Read on for further information.

New online application process for the Financial Assistance Fund 2018/19
22 January 2019

You can now apply to the Financial Assistance Fund online.

Going for Gold: Tom Longbottom, Professor Alastair Owens, Emmanuel Nibo
22 January 2019

Going for Gold is a new strategy co-created by staff and students which aims to deliver the vision of an outstanding, all-inclusive world-class education at Queen Mary.

We speak to Tom Longbottom (Students' Union Vice President Barts and the London), Professor Alastair Owens (Head of the School of Geography) and Emmanuel Nibo (Senior Project Manager in Estates and Facilities), who are leading on Going for Gold pillar four to enhance and improve the campus environment, both physically and online.

Upcoming Advice and Counselling personal development workshops
21 January 2019

The Advice and Counselling Service is hosting a number of personal development workshops to help you improve your study habits and overcome study block, grow your confidence in presentations and social situations, and provide practical strategies to help you manage difficulties with sleep. See what's coming up over the next few months.

Vote now for the Octagon in the UK Wedding Venue Awards 2019
21 January 2019

Vote now to help get the Octagon recognised as the Best Historic Wedding Venue 2019

The benefits of budgeting
21 January 2019

Have you planned a budget to check you will have enough money this semester? Budgeting enables you to take control of your money and reduce money stress. Find our how easy it is with guidance from the Advice and Counselling Service.

Student profile: Yilin Tan
8 January 2019

Yilin Tan is a final-year 'internet of things engineering' student on the joint programme with Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. He's spending his final year studying with us at our Mile End campus in London. We caught up with him to hear about his experiences so far.

Welcome back to a new semester at Queen Mary
8 January 2019

Welcome back. We hope that you had a wonderful break and spent time with friends, family or doing the things you enjoy. Time away from your usual busy schedule is healthy, but as we approach the start of a new semester, this is an ideal time to reflect on the past few months and plan what we need to do to achieve our goals in the near future. Here is some useful information to help you get the semester off to a good start.

LAHP studentship competition 2019/20
7 January 2019

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-funded 'London Arts and Humanities Partnership' (LAHP) will offer up to 90 cross-institutional studentships per year for postgraduate research students studying arts and humanities disciplines at several universities including Queen Mary.

Applications now open to win up to £10,000 to turn your idea into a business reality
7 January 2019

The QEnterprise Funding Awards seek out game-changing start-up and social enterprise talent among the Queen Mary student community, offering budding students with entrepreneurial ambitions the chance to win a significant bundle of start-up support and a cash prize of up to £10,000.

Develop your leadership skills on the Future Global Leaders Forum
7 January 2019

The Future Global Leaders Forum is a new programme enabling students to work and learn together and build the skills, mindset and cultural agility needed in a future global leader.

New year, new finances – 10 easy tips for improving your finances in 2019
7 January 2019

The Advice and Counselling Service provide guidance on how to improve your finances in the new year, from using their online budgeting tools to making use of discounts available to you. Check out their advice to help make January seem that little bit shorter.

Funding opportunities for PhDs and postdoctoral fellowships in the social sciences
4 January 2019

The London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (LISS DTP) has a number of funding opportunities available to Queen Mary students: the Open and CASE (project-based) studentship competitions for PhD studentship finding, as well as opportunities for postdoctoral fellowships.

Anniversary celebrations at Queen Mary in 2018
20 December 2018

This year we have celebrated the 150th anniversary of women's admission to the University of London, along with the centenaries of Armistice Day and the Representation of the People Act 1918. Find out more about the Queen Mary community's role in these events.

Queen Mary libraries of tomorrow – where would you like us to go?
18 December 2018

Library Services is currently developing its strategy up to 2021. Share your thoughts on how the Libraries should support the student experience, teaching and learning, research and innovation, digital and physical spaces, and more.

Welcome Week photo competition winners
4 December 2018

During Welcome Week in September, Internal Engagement ran a Welcome Week photo competition asking you to tag your selfies with #QMULWelcome as you complete Welcome Week activities to be in with a chance of winning a prize. Here are the winning photos!

Seasons greetings – information on closures and activities over the holiday period
3 December 2018

Find all the information you need to know about opening times and availability of services if you are planning to stay on or near our campuses this holiday period.

Student profile: Qilong Wu
3 December 2018

Qilong Wu is an alumnus of the joint programme between Queen Mary and Nanchang University in China. Having graduated with a joint degree in Biomedical Sciences/Clinical Biomedicine, Qilong is now undertaking a PhD with us in the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences. We caught up with him to find out more about his experience, and how this influenced his decision to join us in Mile End for his postgraduate study.

Support for students over the Christmas period
29 November 2018

The Advice and Counselling Service would like to wish you all a happy holiday. We understand that the Christmas break can be a difficult time for some, so we have provided a list of services that offer support, a chance to talk or an opportunity to connect with others.

Financial Assistance Fund 2018/19
28 November 2018

Queen Mary has funding available for the current academic year to assist students in financial difficulties. All students are welcome to apply, however if you are in your final year and experiencing financial difficulties you will be considered one of the priority groups for assistance from the Fund.

    Fully assessed by Student Finance but still haven't received a QMUL Bursary email?
    28 November 2018

    This could be because there is no ‘Consent to share’ so we cannot see a household income figure.

    Queen Mary Wellbeing Fund - new for 2018/19
    28 November 2018

    If you are an undergraduate student starting on your first year with QMUL in 2018/19 and have been income assessed by Student Finance as having a household income between £20,000 and £42,600, you can apply for a contribution towards the costs associated with participating in societies, sports or undertaking volunteering opportunities.

    Volunteer at the Hackney Christmas Dinner event for young care leavers
    28 November 2018

    The Hackney Christmas Dinner is held on Christmas Day for 50 care leavers aged 18-25. The team is looking for volunteers to help contribute to this meaningful event that has a big impact on young peoples' Christmas.

    Money Matters - advice on extenuating circumstances, interrupting or leaving your programme, and support with working, financial hardship and your studies
    28 November 2018

    In this edition of Money Matters, the Advice and Counselling Service provides guidance on working over the holiday period, what to do if you are running out of money, and advice for if you are thinking of interrupting or leaving your prgramme, making an extenuating circumstances claim, and where to go if you need support with your studies.

    Beware of Home Office visa fee and fine payment scam targeting international students
    27 November 2018

    There have been reports of a number of visa fee and fine payment scams targeting international students across the country. Always question unexpected requests for your personal or financial information, and when opening emails from unknown sources or from a known source but with unknown/suspicious content.

    Help develop our new University strategy
    26 November 2018

    There are a number of drop-in sessions taking place this week from Monday 3 to Friday 7 December to which you are invited. Have your say and share your thoughts on what you think is important for us to consider in the development of our new University strategy.

    Student profile: Zaina Alisha Ali
    19 November 2018

    First-year Human Geography student Zaina Alisha Ali recently met with senior members of the council Waste Management Team at the London Borough of Tower Hamlets to report back on research carried out on single-use plastics on Roman Road as part of the School of Geography’s ‘Green London’ induction fieldwork class.

    Apply for an AHRC doctoral training studentship with the London Arts and Humanities Partnership
    19 November 2018

    Come along to an information session on Wednesday 28 November on how to apply for an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) doctoral training studentship with the London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP).

    Strategies for study and the ‘Can’t study’ workshop
    19 November 2018

    The Advice and Counselling Service run ‘Can’t study' workshops for any students struggling with study concerns which might centre on emotional and psychological rather than strictly academic issues.

    Join in with the Queen Mary International Festival 2018
    19 November 2018

    From Monday 26 to Wednesday 28 November, staff and students from across the University will be coming together to celebrate the diversity and richness of our cultures at the inaugural Queen Mary International Festival.

    Beware of tax refund phishing campaign targeting students
    19 November 2018

    There have been reports of a number of tax scams targeting university students across the country. Please take extra care when opening emails from unknown sources or from a known source but with unknown/suspicious content.

    Estranged Students Solidarity Week, 26–30 November
    15 November 2018

    Queen Mary has taken a pledge with the charity Standalone to support our estranged students, meaning that there is lots of support available to help you get the funding you are eligible for, to help you find accommodation, and to support you academically and emotionally.

    Nominations for Student Enterprise Awards open
    15 November 2018

    Presented across three awards, the Student Enterprise Category of the Engagement and Enterprise Awards recognises the entrepreneurial achievements and innovation of students and recent graduates.

    Apply for a Daiwa Scholarship by Thursday 6 December
    15 November 2018

    The Daiwa Scholarship is a unique 19-month programme of Japanese language study, work placement and homestay in Japan, following a month of Japanese tuition in the UK. Candidates should be UK citizens who are due to graduate by August 2019.

    Student services and support at Queen Mary
    12 November 2018

    Over the next two weeks we will be highlighting some of the services and support on offer to you at Queen Mary to help you succeed and make the most of your time here at university.

    Scholarships for Summer School in Brazil
    8 November 2018

    Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) in Brazil are offering one scholarship and one partial scholarship to two Queen Mary students to participate on their Summer School in Brazilian Studies.

    Queen Mary alumnus' film 'Little Miss Sumo' screens at the BFI London Film Festival 2018
    7 November 2018

    Congratulations to Matt Kay, Queen Mary film studies alumnus, whose short film Little Miss Sumo screened as part of the ‘London Calling’ session at the BFI London Film Festival on Thursday 18 October.

    Queen Mary – proud supporter of the Living Wage
    6 November 2018

    Queen Mary was the first accredited university in the UK in 2006 to pay a real Living Wage, and is also a founding partner of the Living Wage Foundation, which was established in 2011 to recognise the leadership of employers who choose to pay a real Living Wage based on the cost of living, not just the government minimum. Read on to hear from Khalid Rouas from our Estates and Facilities team about his lived experience of the Living Wage.

    Library Report Autumn 2018
    5 November 2018

    The latest Library Report provides updates on the new library fines, which have been reduced to ease costs and improve your experience; the new study spaces branding; and news that our Archives Service has received national accreditation.

    Disruption to London transport services – Wednesday 7 November
    5 November 2018

    London transport services on the Central and Waterloo & City will be disrupted if potential strike action by certain Tube trade union members goes ahead on Wednesday 7 November. If it goes ahead, the Central and Waterloo & City lines will have very limited or no service throughout the day on Wednesday 7 November, with normal services resuming the next day.

    A separate strike on the Piccadilly line planned for Wednesday 7 November and Thursday 8 November has been suspended.

    Can’t study? There’s a workshop for that!
    5 November 2018

    We run a ‘Can’t Study Workshop’ at the Advice and Counselling Service for any student struggling with study concerns which might centre on emotional and psychological rather than strictly academic issues.

    PhD at The Alan Turing Institute – applications open
    5 November 2018

    Queen Mary is a university partner of the Alan Turing Institute, which is seeking motivated graduates to apply for its fully funded doctoral studentship scheme commencing October 2019.

    QMUL Bursary 2018/19
    5 November 2018

    QMUL Bursaries are based on your household income as assessed by Student Finance. The amount of the bursary you receive each year will depend on your household income; you do not need to make a separate application for the QMUL bursary. 

    #QMULMoneyTips, 6 November 2018
    5 November 2018

    Tips from the Advice and Counselling Service to help you manage your money

    LISS DTP Open Studentship Competition 2019-20
    5 November 2018

    The London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership studentship competition for entry in October 2019 is now open.  LISS DTP invites applications for four year (1+3) studentships for candidates for a masters degree leading directly to a PhD, and for three year (+3) doctoral studentships (PhD only) at one of the LISS DTP partner institutions, which includes Queen Mary.

    Register for Senate House Library on campus
    5 November 2018

    All Queen Mary staff and students can become members of Senate House Library. Membership includes reference use, borrowing and access to a wide range of electronic journals and subject-specific databases.

    Not sure what to do after graduation and looking for an insight into different areas?
    23 October 2018

    QTaster is a programme which allows you to learn about different careers by visiting a variety of graduate employers, experience different working environments, learn about sectors and roles, and network with employers.

    Get paid to develop your employability skills on a real-life project for a charity or business
    23 October 2018

    QConsult is a programme where a team of students work together to conduct a research or consultancy project on behalf of a charity or business.

    Society profile: United Nations Association
    23 October 2018

    Wednesday 24 October is United Nations Day, marking the anniversary of the signing of the UN Charter and the founding of the United Nations. To mark the occassion, we caught up with Queen Mary's own United Nations Association to find out what opportunities it offers its members for developing their skills and knowledge of international issues, and to hear about the upcoming Queen Mary Model United Nations conference organised by the Association.

    Take part in the Hult Prize 2019 for a chance to win $1m for your social start-up
    22 October 2018

    The Hult Prize 2019 – the 'Nobel Prize of student entrepreneurship' – is now open. Lead coach Dr Evangelos Markopoulos from the School of Business and Management is looking for five more teams to take part.

    Careers events focusing on science, technology, engineering and maths
    19 October 2018

    FOSTEM (focus on science, technology, engineering and maths) is a programme of events arranged by Careers and Enterprise running from Monday 22 October to Thursday 1 November, exploring the different career opportunities for students interested in a career in these fields.

    QMUL Student Financial Support Survey 2018
    18 October 2018

    Help us to understand the importance of bursaries for students and how our students manage their finances in the QMUL Student Financial Support Survey 2018, open to all returning students on Monday 22 October.

    Green Mary Market
    11 October 2018

    Following the success of the Students' Union's first Green Mary Market in March this year, there will be another four markets taking place at the Mile End campus over the next few months, with the first being held from 10am-3pm on Tuesday 16 October outside the Curve.

    Have your say on plans to open up access from the Mile End campus to Meath Gardens, Mile End Park and Roman Road
    9 October 2018

    As part of ongoing work to improve spaces and facilities on campus, we’re inviting all staff and students to have their say on this proposed development, which would open up access from the back of the Mile End campus to Meath Gardens, Mile End Park and the shops and businesses of Roman Road.

    Society profile: Pan-African Society
    8 October 2018

    October is Black History Month in the UK, and the Queen Mary Pan-African Society has a number of events planned to which everyone is invited. We caught up with Rhoda Manu, President of the Pan-African Society to find out more about the events that they will be holding during October and beyond, why the society was founded and how you can get involved.

    Queen Mary welcomes first cohort of students on new ‘Year Abroad’ degrees
    8 October 2018

    On Wednesday 3 October, the Global Opportunities team held an information session for students who have enrolled on Queen Mary’s new degree programmes with a year abroad this academic year. More than 250 students started on these new degrees in September, with many new first-year students attending the session who will be going abroad in 2020 during their third year.

    Study abroad profile: Barana Iala
    8 October 2018

    Barana Iala is a first-year undergraduate student who is interested in studying abroad on one of the programmes offered by the Global Opportunities team as part of his degree at Queen Mary. We caught up with Barana to find out his motivations for studying abroad and what he hopes to gain from the experience.

    Study abroad profile: Christian Markham
    8 October 2018

    Christian Markham is a first-year undergraduate student who is interested in studying abroad on one of the programmes offered by the Global Opportunities team as part of his degree at Queen Mary. We caught up with Christian to find out his motivations for studying abroad and what he hopes to gain from the experience.

    Study abroad profile: Emmanuel Kiese
    8 October 2018

    Emmanuel Kiese is a second-year undergraduate student who is interested in studying abroad on one of the programmes offered by the Global Opportunities team as part of his degree at Queen Mary. We caught up with Emmanuel to find out his motivations for studying abroad and what he hopes to gain from the experience.

    Queen Mary Music Scholarship 2018/19
    5 October 2018

    Applications are open to all Queen Mary undergraduate, postgraduate and research students for awards of £350 to help meet the cost of instrumental or vocal tuition during the academic year.

    Undergraduate scholarships 2018/19
    5 October 2018

    There are a number of scholarships and bursaries available to undergraduate students who started a course at Queen Mary in September 2018 and who are permanently resident in specified London Boroughs.

    resize Planned electrical works affecting the Mile End campus – Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October
    5 October 2018

    From Saturday 20 to Sunday 21 October, planned electrical works to recommission the Combined Heating and Power (CHP) Generator will take place at the Mile End campus. As part of these works, there will be a planned power shutdown of the Engineering Building, Graduate Centre, Great Hall and Queens’ Building.

    Disruption to London transport services – Friday 5 October
    4 October 2018

    London transport services on the Central and Waterloo & City lines will be disrupted due to strike action by certain Tube trade union members on Friday 5 October. It is expected there will be no service all day on Friday (including Friday Night Tube).

    Keep yourself and your belongings safe
    4 October 2018

    East London is generally a great and safe place to study and socialise in, but it's always sensible to take precautions to minimise risk to your personal safety and personal belongings. Take a look at the guidance provided by Security, IT Services and the Metropolitan Police.

    Take part in the Bali Democracy Students Conference 2018
    2 October 2018

    The Indonesian Embassy in London is now recruiting students to participate in the Bali Democracy Students Conference (BDSC) held in conjunction with the Bali Democracy Forum (BDF), taking place in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 December.

    270x179 Celebrating Black History Month 2018
    1 October 2018

    This October marks Black History Month in the UK, and there's plenty going on at Queen Mary to mark the occasion and engage with the richness of black, African and Caribbean arts, culture and history.

    Queen Mary International Week 2018 - call for submissions
    27 September 2018

    Queen Mary International Week will celebrate the diversity of our students and staff and the richness of our cultures. It will feature a vibrant programme of culturally themed events for the University community and will take place from the week beginning Monday 26 November.

    We’re working to improve your experience – how we listen and respond to student feedback
    26 September 2018

    We are continually working to improve your experience at Queen Mary, and we have made some significant developments over the summer in response to feedback from students and a result of the Students’ Union working on your behalf.

    Queen Mary in the Media over the summer
    25 September 2018

    Queen Mary in the Media is a selection of our stories featured in the national and international media. Here is a round-up of stories featured over the summer, to keep you updated on some of the exciting things that the Queen Mary community has been up to.

    Going for Gold – working towards excellence in education at Queen Mary
    24 September 2018

    This year, we will be working together with students through the Students’ Union, on Going for Gold.

    School of Medicine and Dentistry student co-hosts live TV panel to raise awareness of genetic conditions within the Asian community
    24 September 2018

    Earlier this year, third-year medical student Cherry Jain presented a live panel on Asian TV channel Venus TV with the aim of raising awareness of genetic conditions within the Asian community.

    The Disability and Dyslexia Service has moved
    24 September 2018

    On Wednesday 15 August, the Disability and Dyslexia Service (DDS) moved offices to room FB3.06 on the third floor of the Bancroft Building, Mile End campus.

    Student profile: Nina Clifton
    21 September 2018

    Nina Clifton has just finished her MSc in Global Public Health and Policy at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. While she was still completing her studies, she bravely took on the Man vs Coast challenge to raise money for the charity Help Refugees. We caught up with her to find out more about the event and why she is so passionate about this cause.

    Top 10 money tips for the new academic year
    21 September 2018

    Did you find that your money didn't go as far as you expected last year? The Advice and Counselling Service has put together a handy list of top 10 money tips for the year ahead.

    Top 10 money tips for new students
    21 September 2018

    Are you worries about making your money last at university? The Advice and Counselling Service has put together a handy list of top 10 money tips for new students.

    A new academic year, time for a new start?
    21 September 2018

    For many this a time of renewed good intentions, but like New Year’s resolutions these can fall by the wayside all too quickly! Find out more how you can establish good habits for the year ahead.

    Commonwealth100 free online leadership programme
    18 September 2018

    Looking for a way to develop your leadership skills while sticking to your revision schedule? Commonwealth100 is a free, online leadership programme which runs every three weeks designed by Common Purpose to equip you with 21st century leadership skills.

    Notice of tuition fee email phishing campaign
    12 September 2018

    We have been made aware of a phishing email with the subject ‘Tuition Fee Invoice’ that purports to come from Fees - QMUL.

    A message from the Principal to new students
    20 August 2018

    I am delighted to welcome you to the Queen Mary community, and congratulations on securing a place at what is now your University.

    A message from the Principal to new distance-learning students
    16 August 2018

    I am delighted to welcome you to the Queen Mary community, and congratulations on securing a place at what is now your University.

    Society profile: Barts and The London (BL) Commuters
    8 August 2018

    Are you a commuting student? Or, will you be commuting to university when you join us in September? We caught up with the Barts and The London (BL) Commuters Society to find out what useful activities they have planned to help you settle into life at Queen Mary, as well as help you to meet other commuting students and make friends along the way.

    Study Well advice and useful information for late summer exams
    7 August 2018

    The main Study Well period may be over, but there's still plenty of advice from the Students' Union on looking after your mind and health during your late summer exams. Why not check them out?

    Learn a language outside of your programme for free with the Language Learning Scholarship Scheme
    23 July 2018

    Are you interested in learning a language outside of your programme of study next year? Under Queen Mary’s Language Learning Scholarship Scheme, scholarships are available for returning undergraduates (second year and above in 2018/19) to take a non-credit-bearing language module alongside their main degree studies.

    Beware of phishing campaign targeting students
    20 July 2018

    A new phishing campaign which has hit students of UK universities claims that the student has been awarded an educational grant.

    Take part in the Preply.com essay competition and win up to $2,000
    28 June 2018

    Preply.com are currently running an essay competition for universirty students with the chance of winning up to $2,000.

    Now you can gain a CIM Professional Certificate in Marketing alongside your BSc Marketing and Management degree
    19 June 2018

    The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the leading professional body for marketers. Its qualifications, awards and standards are recognised worldwide.

    Queen Mary students' passion takes flight
    18 June 2018

    Muhammad Arslan Badr, Mechanical Engineering Student and President of the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Society at Queen Mary has teamed up with fellow students Marah Mohammad Kaddoura (first-year BSc Accounting and Management), and Trisha Mason (fourth-year BA French and Business Management) to build and market a drone for the annual Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) competition.

    Vice-Principal for Student Experience, Teaching and Learning at Queen Mary
    5 June 2018

    Professor Rebecca Lingwood, Vice-Principal for Student Experience, Teaching and Learning, will be leaving Queen Mary this month to take up a new role as Provost of Brunel University London.

    PhD candidates impress in 3 Minute Thesis competition
    4 June 2018

    Thursday 31 May saw the entertaining final of the 3 Minute Thesis competition at Queen Mary. Four PhD students from three different Schools battled it out to explain their thesis in three minutes each, educating and engaging an audience of friends and peers while impressing the panel of judges.

    Welcome icon for new students Star in our new student journey films and earn the London Living Wage!
    4 June 2018

    Are you going to be in London over the summer? Do you fancy earning the London Living Wage for a few days’ work starring in our new student videos?

    Ongoing support to develop your employability and entrepreneurship
    4 June 2018

    Careers and Enterprise is here to support you as a student a Queen Mary and beyond. You can continue accessing their resources remotely and for two years after graduation.

    Student profile: Ben Earl
    4 June 2018

    Ben Earl was recently announced as part of the 31-man England rugby squad on tour in South Africa during June. He’s a regular fixture of the under-20 team and is signed to Premiership club Saracens. On top of all that, he’s just finishing his second year studying Comparative Literature in the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film. We caught up with him to find out how he manages to juggle all of his commitments.

    Money Matters, June 2018
    1 June 2018

    The Advice and Counselling Service has provided these useful tips to help you control your money over the vacation. 

    Are you looking for a summer vacation job?

    Check out our advice guide on working

    Queen Mary University of London Commission open call
    21 May 2018

    Submissions are invited for this year’s Nunnery Gallery 2018 autumn exhibition commission at Queen Mary. The artist commissioned will be making a site-specific installation for the Mile End campus that will be displayed for three months.

    Interested in a career in communications, PR or marketing?
    21 May 2018

    The Internal Engagement team is looking for a student to attend the CASE Student Communications conference, alongside a number of higher education communications colleagues, in central London on Tuesday 12 June.

    Looking for work experience that fits around your schedule?
    17 May 2018

    QTemps is Queen Mary’s on-campus professional recruitment agency offering a specialised and tailored service to students at Queen Mary.

    Fasting for Ramadan?
    15 May 2018

    The Muslim holy month of Ramadan starts this week and many students and staff will be fasting. Fasting during the exam period can be very difficult. It’s important that you fast safely and keep yourself healthy.

    Applications now open for the summer round of QMentoring
    10 May 2018

    As a mentee, you will have the opportunity to receive careers support from an experienced professional between June and September 2018. Through this one-to-one relationship, you will be helped to make better informed career choices, develop your employability skills, and improve your confidence in applying for graduate jobs.

    Security on campus – make sure to keep your belongings safe
    10 May 2018

    A message from Mike Digby, Head of Security at Queen Mary

    I’m getting in contact following a number of laptop thefts at the Whitechapel campus and an increase in belongings being left unattended in the Mile End Library and elsewhere on campus. 

    QMUL Bursary 2018/19 – am I eligible next year?
    3 May 2018

    You need to get a household income assessment done each year in order to be assessed for a QMUL bursary. If you are from a low income family, but you do not wish to take out any loans, you could still be eligible for the QMUL Bursary, but you do need to be fully income assessed. 

    QMUL Bursary 2017/18 – second instalment Wednesday 23 May
    3 May 2018

    Check the details in your online bursary entitlement letter by logging in to your Student Finance application at the appropriate website and looking under 'Letters and Emails'. 

    Writing and Study Guidance tutorials available throughout the summer
    3 May 2018

    Learning Development's one-to-one tutorial service continues throughout the exam period and right up to the middle of August.

    Student profile: Nathan Long
    3 May 2018

    The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences (SBCS) recently interviewed Nathan Long, a second-year Pharmaceutical Chemistry student, as part of their ‘Meet the Undergraduate’ series. Take a look to get an insight into the life of a SBCS student, and find out more about his interests and plans for the future.

    Come and ride with Barts and The London Cycling Club
    3 May 2018

    Barts and The London Cycling Club is running a number of events in May. The club welcomes complete beginners and advanced riders, and the Wednesday events include equipment hire (bikes and helmets).

    Upcoming bike events in May and June
    3 May 2018

    There will be a series of free cycle maintenance sessions (no booking required) and free MET Police security marking of bikes across the campuses in May and June.

    Tell us about your housing and win prizes
    3 May 2018

    The University of London is carrying out a survey of student housing to help them better understand student housing needs and improve the help they can offer.

    Looking to freshen up your CV?
    3 May 2018

    Natalie Wilde, a PhD student from the Media and Arts Technology Programme at Queen Mary, is currently running an online workshop until the end of May on improving and creating CVs specifically aimed at students.

    Money Matters – more tips from the Advice and Counselling Service
    2 May 2018

    In this edition of Money Matters, the Advice and Counselling Service provide advice for students who are no longer in contact with their family, a guide on what to do if you are looking for summer vacation work, advice for those thinking of changing courses or taking time out, and financial advice to lone parents and students with ongoing ill health or a disability.

    Exam revision tips from the Student Life team
    30 April 2018

    The Student Life team have produced these handy exam tips cards for effective revision and exam performance, as well as specific advice for those observing Ramadan during the exam season.

    Study and exam tips from Queen Mary Alumni
    20 April 2018

    With exam season just around the corner, our Alumni have offered some of their wisdom on looking after yourself and performing to the best of your ability during this busy time. Make sure you check out their advice!

    Student profile: Justine Tizzard – QChallenge Abroad participant
    19 April 2018

    Justine Tizzard recently took part in the QChallenge Abroad programme in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia through the Global Opportunities team at Queen Mary. We caught up with her after her trip to find out what she discovered about the city, hear about the people she had the opportunity to meet, and learn which skills she has developed as part of this valuable overseas experience.

    Expeditions Fund 2017/18 - applications close Friday 27 April
    18 April 2018

    Queen Mary’s Expeditions Fund is open for applications from continuing undergraduate and postgraduate students who wish to apply for a grant towards travel in summer 2018. Be sure to get your applications in soon.

    HowTheLightGetsIn Festival: student discount offer
    18 April 2018

    'HowTheLightGetsIn', the world's largest philosophy and music festival, is returning to Hay-on-Wye in May 2018 with more ideas, magic, music and wonder than ever before, and students can get 30 per cent off tickets.

    Money Matters – Some tips from the Advice and Counselling Service
    18 April 2018

    In this edition of Money Matters, The Advice and Counselling Service offers advice on applying for student finance for the academic year 2018/19, what to do if you are unable to sit your exams, claiming back overpaid Council Tax and protecting your deposit in privately rented accommodation.

    Fun and relaxing sessions with the Students' Union during Study Well
    18 April 2018

    From Monday 23 April, The Students' Union will be running stress-free, relaxing sessions with puppies, crafts and free fruit as part of their Study Well campaign. Check out some of the activities and events taking place in the coming weeks.

    Education Awards 2018
    17 April 2018

    The annual Education Awards celebrate the outstanding contributions of staff and students to improving the Queen Mary learning experience.  

    Exam planner now available for download
    16 April 2018

    The new exam planner for this academic year is now available for download. Use it to plan your revision and record your exams. Also included is a list and dates of events and support activities from services such as Advice and Counselling, the Chaplaincy, Learning Development, Residential Services and Support, and Student Life.

    Two Queen Mary undergraduates present their research in the Houses of Parliament
    16 April 2018

    Tianna Jordan and Hana El-Sbahi were chosen to represent Queen Mary at the Posters in Parliament event in the Palace of Westminster.

    Receive a £15 Amazon voucher for taking part in a student panel
    16 April 2018

    Would you like to help students who are considering studying in London or who are new to London by sharing your experience and advice?

    Pilot: new Tuesday evening appointments with the Advice and Counselling Service
    16 April 2018

    The Advice and Counselling Service is running a pilot from Tuesday 17 April to Tuesday 19 June, offering pre-booked counselling appointments on Tuesday evenings for students who may find it difficult to attend appointments during the day.

    Commonwealth100 free online leadership programme
    16 April 2018

    Looking for a way to develop your leadership skills while sticking to your revision schedule? Commonwealth100 is a free, online leadership programme which runs every three weeks designed by Common Purpose to equip you with 21st century leadership skills.

    Learning Development drop-in sessions and workshops during Revision Week
    11 April 2018

    The Learning Development team will be hosting a number of drop-in sessions and workshops specific to your faculty during revision week as part of the Students Union's Study Well campaign. Why not take a break from revision and pop along?

    Would you like to try a new approach to weight loss?
    11 April 2018

    If you are currently overweight and have a BMI of 30 or more, then you could help us in an important study. If interested, please call 0207 882 8230 or email health-research@qmul.ac.uk."

    Queen Mary transforms into Hogwarts for one day
    11 April 2018

    On the first weekend of March, events company Principal Global DMC took over the ground floor of the Queens’ Building and, working alongside set builders who normally work on film premieres, transformed it into ‘Harry Potter land’ for a function for a Taiwanese company.

    Spring vacation closure information
    29 March 2018

    Queen Mary’s spring vacation runs from Friday 30 March to Friday 20 April, with semester three beginning on Monday 23 April. Friday 30 March and Monday 2 April are UK bank holidays, which means that many Queen Mary services will be closed.

    Improvements to Q-Review
    29 March 2018

    IT Services has recently made improvements to the Q-Review lecture recording system, moving it to the cloud.

    Society profile: LGBT+ Society
    20 March 2018

    The LGBT+ Society was established to provide a community of representation and support for all LGBT+ students and friends at Queen Mary. The society increases visibility of LGBT+ students and raises awareness of the issues faced by the community. We met with society President Jemima Hindmarch to find out more about the support on offer and the various ways you can get involved with their activities and events.

    Changes to university email login screen
    19 March 2018

    During the Easter break, IT Services is planning to upgrade the Active Directory Federation Service (ADFS) system, which provides the login page for students logging into their university email account (Office 365).

    QMUL Bursary 2017/18 – why haven’t I received the first instalment?
    19 March 2018

    If you were expecting your first instalment of the QMUL Bursary 2017/18 in February, the Bursaries team have provided some guidance on why you might not have received it and how to rectify it.

    Money Matters – what to do if you are running out of money at the end of term
    19 March 2018

    If you are waiting for your next instalment of Student Finance in April, you may be running out of money as the end of term approaches. The Advice and Counselling Service provides three possible options to improve your finances

    New drinking water fountains installed on campus
    14 March 2018

    Following student feedback, we have installed new drinking water fountains in various buildings across the campuses.

     

    Planned changes to bursaries for students and our Access Agreement
    12 March 2018

    At Queen Mary we are proud that we attract a very diverse student population. Over 90 per cent of our home students come from state schools, and more than 40 per cent are the first in their family to attend university. Bursaries are an important way of supporting students from financially disadvantaged backgrounds, and as a university, we spend a significant amount of money on them every year. Bursaries are only one way we help widen participation in higher education. Other ways include raising the aspirations of school students from under-represented backgrounds, and supporting the progression, success and wellbeing of students while they are here with us.

    A message from the Principal, 8 March 2018
    8 March 2018

    An email sent on behalf of Colin Bailey, Principal

    International Women’s Day 2018 at Queen Mary
    7 March 2018

    We’re proud to be supporting International Women’s Day this Thursday, 8 March, and we encourage you to join in too. Find out more about influential Queen Mary women, the initiatives supporting and progressing gender equality over the past year, and the events and activities taking place to celebrate International Women’s Day 2018.

    Assessment Centre practice session with Teach First
    5 March 2018

    Get expert advice from a member of the graduate recruitment team, on how to succeed at the Teach First assessment centre and tips on how to make a good impression.

    Apply now to KPMG
    5 March 2018

    KPMG are hiring and looking for graduates like you to join their technology division. This is your chance to be part of one of the fastest growing sectors in the world, being at the forefront of global issues from cyber security to developing new financial technologies.

    Deadline to apply for ‘special examination arrangements’ – Friday 16 March
    5 March 2018

    The deadline to apply for what are known as ‘special examination arrangements’ is Friday 16th March. It’s not guaranteed that any applications received after this date will be implemented before the main end of year exam period from Monday 30 April to Friday 8 June.

    Kick-start your summer with a cultural immersion programme at Sichuan University, Chengdu
    5 March 2018

    The Global Opportunities Office have partnered with Sichuan University (China) to offer you the chance to spend two weeks at their campus in Chengdu in summer 2018.

    Confucius Institute events: Chinese calligraphy, painting and movie night
    5 March 2018

    The Queen Mary Confucius Institute will be holding a series of events throughout March, including a traditional Chinese calligraphy workshop, Chinese painting class, and a Chinese movie. Come along and find out more about the Institute and the beauty of Chinese culture.

    Drop-in personal development workshops: Managing Exam Stress workshop; Can’t Study? workshop; Better Sleep workshop
    5 March 2018

    These workshops are run by the Advice and Counselling Service at Queen Mary and are open to all Queen Mary students. Check them out to see whether you could benefit from the team's advice!

    Take part in a survey on students’ perceptions and attitudes towards mental health problems and win a £20 Amazon voucher
    5 March 2018

    Jay Shah, a student from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, has been awarded an enterprise award from the Careers and Enterprise team to conduct market research into a potential new video counselling app for use by students, run by student volunteers.

    Join us to celebrate International Women's Day
    5 March 2018

    Join Queen Mary’s Equality in Leadership Society to mark this year’s International Women’s Day on Thursday 8 March from 6.15-7.30pm in Room 1.15, Bancroft Building, Mile End campus

    Apply now for the Expeditions Fund 2017/18
    5 March 2018

    Are you looking forward to warmer weather in the summer vacation? Or, are you loving the showers of snow from Siberia? Either way, why not plan to take a trip during the long summer holiday and apply to the Expeditions Fund 2017/18 for help with the cost?

    Alumnus profile: Sakher AlQahtani
    5 March 2018

    Queen Mary alumnus, Sakher AlQahtani, from the Institute of Dentistry in Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, was recently nominated for a British Council Study UK Alumni Award for his work creating The Atlas of Tooth Development. He was a finalist for the Entrepreneurship category of the ‘Saudi alumni of British universities’ branch of the awards.

    Student Update: Ensuring students aren’t disadvantaged in relation to assessment owing to strike action
    2 March 2018

    A message sent on behalf of Jonathan Morgan, Academic Registrar

    Library Report – Spring 2018
    2 March 2018

    The Spring 2018 edition of the Library Report is now available to view and download. Featured in this edition is an update on the Hive East refurbishment project, an introduction to Jane Alderson-Rice, Library Operations and Services Manager, and an invitation to the next Library Users' Forum taking place on Wednesday 7 March from 2-3.30pm in Mile End Library First Floor Training Room 1.

    Barnes Film Festival short film competition
    28 February 2018

    The Barnes Film Festival, which launched in 2016, is hosting a number of insipring film events for all. They are also looking for submissions to their short film competition. Find out more about how you can get involved.

    Open letter from Universities UK to USS pension scheme members
    23 February 2018

    Universities UK has published an open letter​ to members of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) scheme, highlighting the position of employers in the dispute over pensions.

    LGBT History Month and Student Pride Week events
    23 February 2018

    Between Monday 26 February and Friday 2 March, Queen Mary LGBT+ Society will be hosting events for Student Pride Week. Events will be held every day from Monday to Friday, including film screenings, workshops, bake sales and more. Come and have some fun and discover more about the LGBT+ community.

    secondary Global Opportunities holds information session for students going to Stockholm and Kuala Lumpur as part of QChallenge Abroad
    19 February 2018

    On Wednesday 14 February, The Global Opportunities team hosted an event for students who will be taking part in the QChallenge Abroad programme in March and April this year.

    Student profile: Jesus Esquivel – QChallenge Abroad participant
    19 February 2018

    Jesus Esquivel is a first-year student studying MEng Aerospace Engineering in the School of Engineering and Materials Science. We caught up with him at the QChallenge Abroad pre-departure event to find out more about his upcoming trip to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Student profile: Vanessa Lok – QChallenge Abroad participant
    19 February 2018

    Vanessa Lok is a first-year student studying BSc Pharmacology and Innovative Therapeutics in the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences. We caught up with her at the QChallenge Abroad pre-departure event to find out more about her upcoming trip to Stockholm, Sweden.

    University Mental Health Day 2018 - what's on?
    15 February 2018

    It’s University Mental Health Day on Thursday 1 MarchThis year we are thinking about community and how we can all support each other to achieve better mental health. Find out about all the activities taking place on campus on the day.

    Queen Mary celebrates Chinese New Year with UK-China music festival
    15 February 2018

    Queen Mary’s Confucius Institute and QMUL Music hosted the first UK-China International Music Festival from Saturday 3 to Monday 5 February to celebrate Chinese New Year 2018.  

    Money Matters – free financial health checks with a Welfare Adviser
    15 February 2018

    It’s University Mental Health Day on Thursday 1 March. Let the Advice and Counselling Service help you to reduce the stress and anxiety that are often associated with concerns about money, and improve your mental wellbeing. 

    Apply for a student exchange in 2018/19
    15 February 2018

    The Global Opportunities Office has launched a second application round to participate in a student exchange during the 2018/19 academic year.

    Keep you BRP card safe
    15 February 2018

    Students with their immigration permission on BRP (Biometric Residence Permit) cards are reminded to keep them somewhere safe. It is not a requirement to carry the card with you in the UK.

    How to remain vigilant against phishing emails
    15 February 2018

    It is important to remain vigilant against increased phishing attacks targeting students. Please take extra care when opening emails from unknown sources or from a known source but with unknown/suspicious content.

    resize Communications on industrial action 2018
    14 February 2018

    This page contains links to the information provided to students about the proposed changes to staff pensions and related industrial action, including FAQs and updates from the Principal Professor Colin Bailey, Professor Rebecca Lingwood, Vice-President (Student Experience, Teaching and Learning) and Jonathan Morgan, Academic Registrar and Council Secretary.

    Imperial War Museums Short Film Competition 2018 – call for entries
    14 February 2018

    Submissions are now open for the Imperial War Museums (IWM) Short Film Festival 2018, a showcase of imaginative, moving and challenging films inspired by IWM’s collections and the cause, course and consequences of conflict.

    Deadline for 'special examination arrangements' – Friday 16 March
    14 February 2018

    If you think that you need to apply for what are known as 'special examination arrangements' as the result of a disability, mental health difficulty or specific learning difficulty (eg dyslexia) then you need to apply to the university’s Disability and Dyslexia Service by Friday 16 March.

    QMUL Bursary 2017/18 – first instalment date tomorrow, Wednesday 21 February
    14 February 2018

    Assessments are ongoing throughout the year and providing your financial information reaches us before Tuesday 31 July 2018, we will assess you for a Bursary. If you don’t have a Bursary entitlement letter online or have any queries on your eligibility then please contact us at bursaries@qmul.ac.uk.  

    Student Update: Industrial action over pensions
    9 February 2018

    A message sent on behalf of Jonathan Morgan, Academic Registrar and Council Secretary, to all students on Friday 9 February

    Society profile: Unmanned Aerial Systems society
    5 February 2018

    The Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) society is designing and manufacturing an aerial system capable of autonomously launching, navigating and delivering a light payload to compete in the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) UAS Challenge 2018. We caught up with UAS Society President Muhammad Arslan to find out how the society was founded, who they are looking for to help them compete, and how the competition is going so far

    Staying healthy over the flu season
    2 February 2018

    At this time of year, it is important to try to stay healthy and minimise the risk of contracting the flu and other similar illnesses. This advice from the NHS tells you how you can do just that.

    Money Matters: National Student Money Week, 12-16 February
    1 February 2018

    Next week is National Student Money Week, so the Advice and Counselling Service has put together some useful tips to help you manage your money.

    QMUL Bursary – what to do if you haven't been contacted
    1 February 2018

    The Bursaries Office offers advice for what to do if you think you should be receiving the QMUL Bursary but have not been emailed about it yet, and what you need to do if you received the Bursary last year but haven't had an entitlement letter this year.

    resize Student update: planned strike action at Queen Mary
    31 January 2018

    An email sent on behalf of Professor Rebecca Lingwood, Vice-Principal (Student Experience, Teaching and Learning), to all students on Wednesday 31 January.

    resize Student update from Professor Rebecca Lingwood
    24 January 2018

    A message sent on behalf of Professor Rebecca Lingwood, Vice-Principal (Student Experience, Teaching and Learning), to all students on Wednesday 24 January.

    Transformation of Mathematical Sciences Building begins
    24 January 2018

    Works are underway to transform the Mathematical Sciences building on the Mile End campus, including complete internal refurbishment, recladding of the existing tower and a single storey extension to the north. 

    Student profile: Mihai Velciu
    22 January 2018

    Queen Mary Business Management student Mihai Velciu recently took part in the Queen Mary Confucius Institute China Summer Camp, spending two months in Shanghai learning Mandarin Chinese and exploring all that China has to offer. He shares with us some of the exciting things he got up to while he was out there, as well as insights into everyday life in China, why he's fallen in love with travelling, and how you can gain international experience too!

    Researcher Development workshops for postgraduate researchers
    18 January 2018

    The Researcher Development team are offering a number of workshops for postgraduate research students covering a number of topics.

    Personal development workshops from the Advice and Counselling Service
    18 January 2018

    A series of personal development workshops run by the Advice and Counselling Service at Queen Mary open to all students.

    Relaxation – tips from the Advice and Counselling Service
    18 January 2018

    The Advice and Counselling Service has put together some useful advice on techniques for helping you to relax.

    Expeditions Fund 2017/18
    18 January 2018

    The Expeditions Fund is now open for applications from continuing undergraduate and postgraduate students who wish to apply for financial help towards travel in the summer vacation.

    Financial Assistance Fund 2017/18
    18 January 2018

    QMUL has funding available for the current academic year to assist students in financial difficulties.

    Reports of an increase in phishing emails
    12 January 2018

    IT Services is receiving reports of a rise in phishing emails from unknown sources in relation to the termination of your mailbox.

    UK government confirms rights for EU citizens following Brexit
    5 January 2018

    The UK government has confirmed that they have reached an agreement with the EU that safeguards the rights of EU citizens and their families once the UK leaves the EU. A summary of what has been agreed is below, and you can find full information on the EU citizens' rights website

    QMUL Bursary 2017/18 – update for the New Year, January 2018
    5 January 2018

    If you are in receipt of a QMUL Bursary, please be aware that the first instalment will be paid later this semester, on Wednesday 21 February.

    Further financial advice for students in different situations is available below.

    Money Matters for the New Year – tips from the Advice and Counselling Service
    5 January 2018

    Are you worried about money? Take control of your finances with these 10 easy tips.

    Restricted access at Mile End campus as work commences on Mathematical Sciences Building
    5 January 2018

    Pedestrian access to Godward Square (sometimes known as Drapers Square) from Mile End Road will be closed from week beginning Monday 8 January until completion of the refurbishment of the Mathematical Sciences Building in April 2019.

    Hive East closed for refurbishment project
    5 January 2018

    Queen Mary Students’ Union (QMSU) and QMUL Library Services are working together on a refurbishment of Hive East at the Mile End campus to provide more collaborative learning space and bookable areas for student activities.

    A quick chat: QMUL’s Professor Colin Bailey and QMSU’s Yasir Yeahia
    13 December 2017

    Watch Professor Colin Bailey and Yasir Yeahia, the leaders of QMUL and QMSU, as they share what they love about Queen Mary.

    Season's greetings – holiday closure information
    11 December 2017

    Find all the information you need to know about opening times and availability of services if you are planning to stay on or near our campuses this holiday period.

    Alumna profile: Isil Etes
    1 December 2017

    Isil Etes is an alumna from the School of Law, with a Master of Laws (LLM) in Public International Law (2011). She is now a Contract Analyst at The Walt Disney Company, as well as a long-standing mentor on QMUL’s QMentoring scheme. We caught up with her to find out about her volunteering work in this capacity and other volunteering projects she has been involved with at QMUL.

    Are you thinking of interrupting or leaving your programme?
    30 November 2017

    Whatever your reason for considering taking some time out, or leaving your programme, staff at QMUL can support and advise you.

    Would you like to participate in research to evaluate a new approach for maintaining a healthy mouth?
    30 November 2017

    The Institute of Dentistry is looking for volunteers (non-smokers aged 18-30) to help with a study looking at the daily use of a probiotic lozenge as a novel approach for the maintenance of a balanced oral flora consistent with healthy gums.

    QProjects testimonial: Rosie Vincent – Rosetta Arts
    30 November 2017

    Rosie Vincent comments on her time volunteeting at Rosetta Arts as part of the QProjects programme.

    QProjects testimonial: Svetlana Lepekhina – Stepney City Farm
    30 November 2017

    Svetlana Lepekhina comments on her time volunteeting at Stepney City Farm as part of the QProjects programme.

    QMUL Bursary 2017/18 – what to do if you aren't taking our a maintenance loan, or you've completed Student Finance but still don't have a Bursary email
    30 November 2017

    Not taking out any maintenance loan? Fully assessed by Student Finance but still haven’t had a bursary email? We have the answers to your questions here.

    Will 2018 be the year you finally pursue that business idea?
    30 November 2017

    On Saturday 13 January, qEnterprise is teaming up with Enterprise Nation to put on StartUp 2018, the UK’s biggest enterprise event of the new year.

    Don't be fooled – don't become a money mule
    30 November 2017

    Money muling is on the rise in the UK, especially among young people such as students. We’ve teamed up with Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) and Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, to raise awareness of this type of serious fraud to help you stay informed and avoid getting involved.

    QMUL attends Shanghai University of Finance and Economics’ centenary celebrations
    30 November 2017

    QMUL was delighted to take part in the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics’ (SUFE) 100th anniversary celebrations, held in Shanghai on Friday 17 – Saturday 18 November.

    Student profile: Joe Davies – PASS Mentee, Mentor and Student Organiser
    20 November 2017

    As part of our Peer Assisted Study Support (PASS) scheme spotlight, part of the wider student services spotlight series, Joe Davies shares his experience of being both a PASS mentee and mentor, as well as student organiser and what these roles entail.

    Student profile: Chelsey Lewington – PASS Mentee, Mentor and Student Organiser
    20 November 2017

    As part of our Peer Assisted Study Support (PASS) scheme spotlight, part of the wider student services spotlight series, Chelsey Lewington shares her experience of being both a PASS mentee and mentor, as well as student organiser and what these roles entail.

    Student profile: Karen Engelberg
    20 November 2017

    Karen Engelberg is a mature student in her final year of a History degree at QMUL. In this interview, she discusses how she identified that she needed assistance when embarking on her academic journey, and how the Learning Development team provided the guidance necessary for her to succeed.

    Society profile: Banking and Finance Society
    17 November 2017

    The QMUL Banking and Finance Society was founded in order to help educate and inform its members on financial careers, and help those who were struggling to identify what jobs they wanted to apply for by helping them understand their future career options. We caught up with President Nicolae Lojecico, and Vice-President and Treasurer Shahzaib Asif to see what opportunities are available to their members, and hear about recent workshops provided by key industry sponsors.

    Money Matters
    17 November 2017

    Monthly articles from the Advice and Counselling Service to help you manage your money

    Gain work experience with the likes of TFL, NHS and Cross Rail
    16 November 2017

    QChallenge London offers you the chance to develop your problem solving skills, leadership skills and cultural intelligence.

    QConsult: Get paid to develop your commercial awareness working on a business or charity project
    16 November 2017

    Applications close on Monday 27 November for the QConsult programme which takes place from Monday 8 January – Friday 2 March.

    Could £10,000 help you to turn a business idea into a reality?
    16 November 2017

    Applications are now open for the next round of InQUBEate; QMUL’s start up incubator programme that offers funding, mentoring and training to help you to turn an idea into reality.

    Updates from your Students' Union
    16 November 2017

    Find out what's coming up over the next couple of weeks at the Students' Union.

    Looking for a job or work experience?
    16 November 2017

    Find out how QMUL's Careers & Enterprise Service can help you, including their brand new jobs board.

    Students visit No.10 with QInsight programme
    14 November 2017

    QMUL students recently had the amazing opportunity to visit No.10 and meet with the Cabinet Secretary, Sir Jeremy Heywood.

    Celebrating Living Wage Week
    7 November 2017

    Sunday 5 to Friday 10 November is Living Wage Week, and Queen Mary is proud to be a Living Wage employer.

    Student profile: Cherry Jain
    7 November 2017

    Cherry Jain is in her second year of a medical degree at QMUL. She recently took part in the Miss India UK 2017 competition, winning Miss Photogenic. We caught up with her to find out what the competition entailed, talk about her goal of raising awareness around mental health and women empowerment, and what’s in store for her next.

    QMUL Banking and Finance Society welcome BP to host trading simulation
    7 November 2017

    On Tuesday 24 October, the QMUL Banking and Finance Society hosted their industry sponsor BP, who facilitated an interactive workshop based on a trading simulation within the Mason Lecture Theatre, Mile End campus.

    Wellbeing Hub – Thursday 16 November
    6 November 2017

    Come and visit the Wellbeing Hub from 11am–3pm, Library Sqaure (Mile End campus)

    Student blogs on advice and support
    6 November 2017

    When it comes to studying, coursework and coping with exam stress, everybody is different.

    Advice and support from QMUL to help you live well and study well
    6 November 2017

    Now that the semester is in full swing and many of you are planning essays or preparing for exams, we want to highlight the services on offer to you that may help with this aspect of university life, and ensure that you perform to the best of your ability and can access any help you may need.

    Library Report – October 2017
    2 November 2017

    The October 2017 edition of the Library Report is now available to view.

    Lunchtime Chinese painting and calligraphy classes in November
    2 November 2017

    For those that didn’t get a chance to attend the Chinese calligraphy and painting workshops earlier in the month, there will be two more afternoon sessions in November. 

    Money Matters – Financial Capability Week, Monday 13 to Friday 17 November
    2 November 2017

    Take control of your money! Drop in for a confidential one to one appointment with a Welfare Adviser during Financial Capability Week.

    Briefing on anti-social behaviour at Whitechapel campus
    2 November 2017

    Staff and students have been reporting concerns about the behaviour of a group of people who have been gathering in the Newark Street area of the Whitechapel campus. If you travel through this area, or know anyone who does, please read this guidance.

    QChallenge London – a new programme from Careers and Enterprise
    2 November 2017

    Become a driving force and develop the leadership skills and networks for your future.

    Get paid and develop your employability skills working on a consultancy project
    2 November 2017

    Work experience exclusive for QMUL students.

    Personal development workshops for students – book now
    2 November 2017

    The Advice & Counselling Service are providing three separate, one-off personal development workshops this term.

    Anti-social behaviour at Whitechapel campus
    31 October 2017

    Staff and students have been reporting concerns about the behaviour of some individuals who have been sleeping in the Newark Street area of the Whitechapel campus. If you travel through this area, or know anyone who does, please read the guidance below.

    Lecture theatre named in honour of former Chair of the Council
    24 October 2017

     The ‘Montagu Lecture Theatre’, on the sixth floor of the Graduate Centre, was officially opened on 27 September.

    Students inspired to look beyond the horizon at the annual Global Opportunities GO Abroad Fair
    24 October 2017

    The Global Opportunities team hosted their annual GO Abroad Fair last week on Monday 16 October, giving students the opportunity to find out about various programmes on offer, which are designed to provide an international experience.

    Opportunities to go abroad with QMUL
    24 October 2017

    At Queen Mary, we believe that spending time abroad is a great way to complement your degree.

    Student profile: Elias Badin
    23 October 2017

    Originally from Syria, Elias Badin came to the UK to escape the dangers of the civil war. Originally settling in Brighton, Elias now has a place studying medicine at QMUL. We caught up with him to hear about his experience coming to the UK, and how he managed to overcome the odds and fulfil his dream of training to become a neurosurgeon.

    QMUL presented with plaque to commemorate partnership with DisabledGo
    23 October 2017

    As part of our Welcome Week activities on Thursday 21 September, QMUL was presented with a plaque to mark the work we have undertaken with DisabledGo to provide access guides to all our buildings.

    Undergraduate research opportunities
    19 October 2017

    Learning Development has opened a call to all undergraduate students to fund 36 students to attend the British Conference of Undergraduate Research 2018 (BCUR) and Posters in Parliament 2018 (PiP).

    Chinese painting and calligraphy
    19 October 2017

    The QMUL Confucius Institute will once again be hosting a series of Chinese Cultural events (including workshops and concerts) throughout the year.

    Top 10 self-help websites from Advice and Counselling
    19 October 2017

    We all need a little help from time to time and accessing self-help resources can be a quick and easy way to get some.

    Welcome from the new Principal
    12 October 2017

    Professor Colin Bailey joined Queen Mary as our new President and Principal in September. 

    Executive Officer profile: Mary Ojo
    9 October 2017

    Mary Ojo is Vice President Education, one of the Executive Officers in the Students’ Union. She talks to us about her plans and campaigns, including Black History Month, which runs throughout October and features events, exhibitions and a student-led debate.

    Updates from your Students' Union 05/10/17
    5 October 2017

    Find out what's on at the Students' Union.

    Undergraduate Scholarships 2017/18
    5 October 2017

    Are you eligible for an undergraduate bursary or scholarship this year?

    Could you be Britain's Best Cook?
    5 October 2017

    Mary Berry and Claudia Winkleman are searching for the nation’s best home cooks for a new BBC One series.

    Give your views and shape the Tower Hamlets Community Plan
    26 September 2017

    Tower Hamlets is developing a new Community Plan for the borough which will identify local problems and opportunities and set out an achievable, long term vision for the future with a plan of action to achieve these aims.

    Would you like to work as a Student Ambassador?
    26 September 2017

    If you are confident, enthusiastic and passionate about Queen Mary University of London, then you could be a fantastic addition to the UK Student Recruitment (UKSR) ambassador team.

    Society profile: Formula Student Society
    26 September 2017

    We caught up with Awais Yousaf and Paras Sidhu from the Queen Mary Formula Student Society to find out how they got on at the annual Formula Student competition at Silverstone in July, and what’s in store for the team in the coming months!

    Win a £100 Amazon voucher by completing a short survey on university reputation
    25 September 2017

    We’re inviting all students to take part in a short online survey about university reputation.

    QMUL presented with plaque to commemorate partnership with DisabledGo
    25 September 2017

    As part of our Welcome Week activities on Thursday 21 September, QMUL was presented with a plaque to mark the work we have undertaken with DisabledGo to provide access guides to all our buildings.

    Chinese language and culture courses
    22 September 2017

    The Confucius Institute offers Chinese language and culture courses for beginners to advanced.

    Looking for great pay, free career advice, better skills, and free chocolate?
    22 September 2017

    The Development and Alumni Directorate is recruiting 40 student callers from all subject areas to help raise money for the University’s student support, community and employability projects.

    Top 10 money tips for the new academic year
    22 September 2017

    The Advice and Counselling Service has put together a handy list of top 10 money tips for the new academic year.

    Top 10 money tips for new students
    22 September 2017

    The Advice and Counselling Service has put together a handy list of top 10 money tips for new students.

    Are you eligible for the Financial Assistance Fund?
    22 September 2017

    If you have exceptional or unforeseen costs or you are in financial hardship you could be eligible for help from the Financial Assistance Fund (FAF).

    A new academic year – time for a new start?
    21 September 2017

    The Advice and Counselling Service has some great tips and advice for making the most of this academic year, and where to go for help should you need it.

    Upcoming events from Careers and Enterprise
    21 September 2017

    A big welcome, or welcome back, from Careers and Enterprise.

    QInsight: Civil Service Fast Stream
    21 August 2017

    Increase your employability and commercial awareness with the Civil Service Fast Stream QInsight programme.

    Stay cyber aware
    16 August 2017

    IT Services asks students to remain vigilant against increased phishing attacks targeting students at the start of the academic year.

    Outdoor Wi-Fi at Mile End and Charterhouse Square campuses
    10 August 2017

    IT Services has extended the Wi-Fi service to provide coverage to selected outdoor areas of the Mile End and Charterhouse Square campuses to improve the services available to students.

    QConsult students Get paid and develop your commercial awareness with QConsult
    2 August 2017

    QConsult gives you the opportunity to work on a project for a business or charity while getting paid and developing your skills.

    news secondary QMUL to run 24-hour library from next academic year
    6 June 2017

    From September 2017, Mile End Library will be open 24 hours a day during term-time, to enable you to continue your studies at whatever time is convenient for you.

    Society profile: Syria Solidarity Society
    5 June 2017

    QMUL’s Syria Society was recently highly commended as the 'most improved society' at the National Society Awards 2017. We caught up with them to find out what work they’ve been doing and what they’ve got planned for the future.

    Library Report May 2017 now available
    31 May 2017

    The Library Report for May 2017 is now available to download here.

    resize Society profile: Alpha Kappa Psi
    31 May 2017

    Dating back to 1904, Alpha Kappa Psi is the most prestigious business fraternity in the world. QMUL now has its own chapter, so we caught up with one of the QMUL founding 'brothers' and co-president Daniel Bui to find out just what it means to be a part of this fraternity, and what sort of opportunities are available to its members.

    resize QMUL 130 years anniversary - #QMUL130 competition
    31 May 2017

    Throughout May, we will be celebrating our vibrant and distinguished history and we want you to get involved.

    resize Student profile: CISCO Switch Up Challenge
    24 April 2017

    A team of five students from the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science recently won the CISCO Switch Up Challenge. Kapil Dipak Narshidas Pau, Yusuf Pholby, Harriydaran Rajendran, Aathishankar Thayanantha and Prodige Tukala, who are all studying computer science degrees, earned themselves a trip to the CISCO headquarters in California this summer. We caught up with Kapil and Yusuf to talk about how they become involved with the competition and why they think their idea had the winning formula.

    Student society: Student Tech Clash
    10 January 2017

    Adnan Salehin, Ayush Verma, Aniruddha Ray and Giorgi Karkashadze won a Europe-wide tech clash in November 2016 with their idea to create a collaborative virtual reality platform for education. We caught up with Adnan and Ayush to find out why they think their idea had the winning formula.

    Mental Health Awareness Society Society profile: Mental Health Awareness Society
    17 November 2016

    We caught up with Zainab Shaikh, president of the Mental Health Awareness Society, to talk about the important work they do to promote openness and discussion around mental health among QMUL students, and to get her take on recent mental health trends.