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Hive East to close from Monday 11 December at 10pm ahead of refurbishment project

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.

Date added: Thursday, December 7, 2017


Alumna profile: Isil Etes

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.

Date added: Friday, December 1, 2017


Are you thinking of interrupting or leaving your programme?

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

Date added: Thursday, November 30, 2017


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

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.

Date added: Thursday, November 30, 2017


QProjects testimonial: Rosie Vincent – Rosetta Arts

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

Date added: Thursday, November 30, 2017


QProjects testimonial: Svetlana Lepekhina – Stepney City Farm

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

Date added: Thursday, November 30, 2017


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

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.

Date added: Thursday, November 30, 2017


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

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.

Date added: Thursday, November 30, 2017


Don't be fooled – don't become a money mule

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.

Date added: Thursday, November 30, 2017


QMUL attends Shanghai University of Finance and Economics’ centenary celebrations

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.

Date added: Thursday, November 30, 2017


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

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.

Date added: Monday, November 20, 2017


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

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.

Date added: Monday, November 20, 2017


Student profile: Karen Engelberg

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.

Date added: Monday, November 20, 2017


Society profile: Banking and Finance Society

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.

Date added: Friday, November 17, 2017


Money Matters

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

Date added: Friday, November 17, 2017


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

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

Date added: Thursday, November 16, 2017


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

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

Date added: Thursday, November 16, 2017


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

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.

Date added: Thursday, November 16, 2017


Updates from your Students' Union

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

Date added: Thursday, November 16, 2017


Looking for a job or work experience?

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

Date added: Thursday, November 16, 2017


Season's greetings – holiday closure information

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.

Date added: Monday, December 11, 2017


Students visit No.10 with QInsight programme

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

Date added: Tuesday, November 14, 2017


Celebrating Living Wage Week

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

Date added: Tuesday, November 7, 2017


Student profile: Cherry Jain

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.

Date added: Tuesday, November 7, 2017


QMUL Banking and Finance Society welcome BP to host trading simulation

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.

Date added: Tuesday, November 7, 2017


Wellbeing Hub – Thursday 16 November

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

Date added: Monday, November 6, 2017


Student blogs on advice and support

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

Date added: Monday, November 6, 2017


Advice and support from QMUL to help you live well and study well

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.

Date added: Monday, November 6, 2017


Library Report – October 2017

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

Date added: Thursday, November 2, 2017


Lunchtime Chinese painting and calligraphy classes in November

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. 

Date added: Thursday, November 2, 2017


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

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

Date added: Thursday, November 2, 2017


Briefing on anti-social behaviour at Whitechapel campus

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.

Date added: Thursday, November 2, 2017


QChallenge London – a new programme from Careers and Enterprise

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

Date added: Thursday, November 2, 2017


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

Work experience exclusive for QMUL students.

Date added: Thursday, November 2, 2017


Personal development workshops for students – book now

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

Date added: Thursday, November 2, 2017


Anti-social behaviour at Whitechapel campus

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.

Date added: Tuesday, October 31, 2017


Opportunities to go abroad with QMUL

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

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Lecture theatre named in honour of former Chair of the Council

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

Date added: Tuesday, October 24, 2017


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

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.

Date added: Tuesday, October 24, 2017


Student profile: Elias Badin

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.

Date added: Monday, October 23, 2017


QMUL presented with plaque to commemorate partnership with DisabledGo

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.

Date added: Monday, October 23, 2017


Undergraduate research opportunities

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).

Date added: Thursday, October 19, 2017


Chinese painting and calligraphy

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

Date added: Thursday, October 19, 2017


Top 10 self-help websites from Advice and Counselling

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.

Date added: Thursday, October 19, 2017


Welcome from the new Principal

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

Date added: Thursday, October 12, 2017


Black History Month
Black History Month at Queen Mary

This October marks the 30th anniversary of Black History Month in the UK, and there's plenty going at QMUL and elsewhere to mark the occasion. 

Date added: Tuesday, October 10, 2017


Executive Officer profile: Mary Ojo

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.

Date added: Monday, October 9, 2017


Updates from your Students' Union 05/10/17

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

Date added: Thursday, October 5, 2017


Undergraduate Scholarships 2017/18

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

Date added: Thursday, October 5, 2017


Could you be Britain's Best Cook?

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

Date added: Thursday, October 5, 2017


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

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.

Date added: Friday, September 22, 2017


Society profile: Formula Student Society

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!

Date added: Tuesday, September 26, 2017


Would you like to work as a Student Ambassador?

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.

Date added: Tuesday, September 26, 2017


Give your views and shape the Tower Hamlets Community Plan

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.

Date added: Tuesday, September 26, 2017


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

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

Date added: Monday, September 25, 2017


QMUL presented with plaque to commemorate partnership with DisabledGo

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.

Date added: Monday, September 25, 2017


Problem with timetable function on QMUL mobile app

We have been informed that some students are unable to see their timetable through the QMUL mobile app, and that the times of some lectures are wrong in the app timetables.

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Chinese language and culture courses

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

Date added: Friday, September 22, 2017


Top 10 money tips for the new academic year

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

Date added: Friday, September 22, 2017


Top 10 money tips for new students

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

Date added: Friday, September 22, 2017


Are you eligible for the Financial Assistance Fund?

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).

Date added: Friday, September 22, 2017


A new academic year – time for a new start?

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.

Date added: Thursday, September 21, 2017


Upcoming events from Careers and Enterprise

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

Date added: Thursday, September 21, 2017


Suicide awareness sessions in October and November

The Engagement, Retention and Success team have teamed up with the Samaritans to put on three suicide awareness sessions in October and November.

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QInsight: Civil Service Fast Stream

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

Date added: Monday, August 21, 2017


Stay cyber aware

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

Date added: Wednesday, August 16, 2017


Outdoor Wi-Fi at Mile End and Charterhouse Square campuses

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.

Date added: Thursday, August 10, 2017


QConsult students
Get paid and develop your commercial awareness with QConsult

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

Date added: Wednesday, August 2, 2017


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

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.

Date added: Tuesday, June 6, 2017


Society profile: Syria Solidarity Society

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.

Date added: Monday, June 5, 2017


Library Report May 2017 now available

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

Date added: Wednesday, May 31, 2017


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QMUL 130 years anniversary - #QMUL130 competition

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

Date added: Wednesday, May 31, 2017


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Society profile: Alpha Kappa Psi

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.

Date added: Wednesday, May 31, 2017


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Student profile: CISCO Switch Up Challenge

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.

Date added: Monday, April 24, 2017


Student society: Student Tech Clash

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.

Date added: Tuesday, January 10, 2017


Mental Health Awareness Society
Society profile: Mental Health Awareness Society

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.

Date added: Thursday, November 17, 2016


Society profile: Queen Mary Commuters Society

Queen Mary Commuters Society (QMCS) is one of the fastest growing societies at Queen Mary with 212 members. We spoke to the President, Sara Ramjean, to find out more about this increasingly popular society.

Date added: Tuesday, April 28, 2015


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

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

Date added: Wednesday, December 13, 2017


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