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Queen's University Belfast

Belfast | Ulster

Political Varied union activities Diverse local nightlife City

Ucas code: Q75

Queen's University Belfast, a Russell Group university, provides an exceptional education underpinned by world-class research. With a new library, sporting facilities, employability opportunities, one of the best students' unions in the UK and Ireland, and a social life second to none - including one of the best NI gig venues - the Queen's community offers a life-changing student experience.
Source:Queen's University Belfast Students' Union

What students say about this university

Dialog 997 comments (291 students)
    • The upside

      Student nights out

      2013, 3rd year, Actuarial Science

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    • The upside

      Sports- great gym and lots of clubs to join, no matter what your ability, all lead by students

      2013, 1st year, Producing Motion Pictures

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    • The upside

      excellent facilities. Good atmosphere.

      2013, 3rd year, Clinical Dentistry

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    • The upside

      Creativity

      2013, 3rd year, Clinical Medicine

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    • The upside

      Student support

      2013, 3rd year, Clinical Medicine

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    • The upside

      Staffs are very helpful and knowledgeable especially the lecturers in School of Pharmacy. Great facilities are provided for...

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      2013, 3rd year, Pharmacy

      The upside

      Staffs are very helpful and knowledgeable especially the lecturers in School of Pharmacy. Great facilities are provided for students at world class level to include libraries, sport centre etc. Most everything aspect is excellent!

      2013, 3rd year, Pharmacy

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Creative

57%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

74%

HIGH

Varied union activities

77%

HIGH

Sporty

67%

MED

Political

62%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 98% HIGH
Average graduate salary £20.8k MED
Student score 80% MED

Overall student satisfaction

87%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

23,870

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

79%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

25%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

56%

of students are female

Young / Mature

24%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

12%

of students here are from outside the UK

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League table rankings

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