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173QS World University Rankings
History, Affiliations & Rankings
Established in 1810 as R. B. A. Queen's University, Belfast, also known as QUB or Queen’s is a public research university. QUB received its university status in 1908 becoming the ninth oldest university in the UK. The QS World Rankings 2021 of Queen's University Belfast is 209. The teaching excellence and innovative research of the Queen's University Belfast is recognised globally because of which it is a centre of attraction for international students.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
The university’s award-winning library: McClay Library is a dedicated study space that was opened in 2009. The campus is surrounded by the culture, art and social scenes of Belfast. Its location in a cosmopolitan and bustling city with a rich cultural heritage and vibrant social life is something to be boastful of. This massive library offers over 2,000 reader seats in formal and informal spaces. Students are given access to WiFi and a significant number of PCs. It houses about 1.2 million volumes. The library is manifested with the latest technology, computing and media services. Queen’s cutting-edge facilities in Health Sciences laboratories, Engineering, Computing and Business give students immense opportunities to flourish.
Accomplishments & Alumni
The University’s orientation towards research and very high output resulted in the university to become the 8th best university in the UK for Research Intensity. More than 75% of its research was ranked as ‘internationally excellent’ and ‘world-leading’ by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. Queen's University, Belfast is also a member of the Russell Group, incorporating an excellent level of research with education. QUB achieved 9th rank in the world for its research collaboration. The global connections and strategic partnerships of the university open up greater opportunities for its students.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
Queen's University Belfast is a home for students from around the world who are enrolled in various courses. International students at Queen's University Belfast represent over 150 countries and live in a friendly environment at the university campus. The kind of exposure for personal growth and career development is remarkable. Queen's University Belfast is ranked among the top 140 universities in the world by the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020. According to the university’s data, 96% of undergraduate students of Queen's University Belfast and 94.1% of the postgraduate students are either employed or go for higher education within 6 months of the completion of studies. Also, the city Belfast offers a lot of opportunities to graduates. The city was named one of the top 10 cities in the UK to develop a digital career by the Monster’s Digital Cities, 2019.
Queen's University Belfast is delivering distance learning for maximum courses to limit the spread of COVID 19. Only essential and unavoidable classes are being conducted face to face within the campus.
The face to face lectures are being conducted in small groups to maintain social distancing.
The research work is being conducted at Queen's University Belfast campus with the necessary precautions and safety measures.
The university campus is available for facilities like library, Student Guidance Centre, Accommodation, Physical Education Centre for individual exercise etc, with strict guidelines.
Classrooms are being cleaned and sanitised at frequent intervals. No one is allowed in the campus without a face mask and essential precautions. Students and staff are encouraged to avoid unnecessary.
International Office Undergraduate Scholarship is available for international students enrolled in undergraduate studies at the Queen's University Belfast. The scholarship is awarded as a discount on the tuition fee. No cash alternative is available. The amount is credited in the tuition fee account.
The scholarship is awarded in the first year of undergraduate study only.
How to Apply for International Office Undergraduate Scholarship?
New international students enrolled in full-time studies of first-year undergraduate courses are eligible for International Office Undergraduate Scholarship. The student must meet the conditions of the academic programme to receive the scholarship.
There is no need to fill in a separate application for the scholarship.
Those who meet the eligibility criteria and requirement are sent notification from the university about the receipt of the award. The scholarship amount is automatically awarded upon enrolment.
The value of International Office Undergraduate Scholarship ranges between £2500 or £3000.
Vice-Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship is a competitive scholarship as it is awarded to only four students in an academic session. It is awarded to exceptionally talented international students enrolled in full-time undergraduate studies in the academic year.
How to Apply for Vice-Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship?
To be considered for Vice-Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship, the applicant must complete the online application available on the official website of the university.
The application form must be submitted only by those students who have an offer for undergraduate studies at the Queen's University Belfast.
Vice-Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship Application Deadline 2021/22
The deadline for Vice-Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship for 2021 is June 8, 2021.
50% reduction in the full international tuition fee. It is awarded each year for up to a maximum of four years.
Queen's Loyalty Scholarship is available for students who are enrolled in e Exchange, Study Abroad or International Summer School and have previously completed full-time studies at the Queen’s University Belfast campus.
The scholarship is awarded in the first year of studies only.
How to Apply for Queen's Loyalty Scholarship?
To be considered for Queen's Loyalty Scholarship, the applicant must complete the online application available on the official website of the university before the deadline.
Only those students who have previously studied at the Queen's University Belfast and hold an offer from Queen's University Belfast for further full-time studies must use the application form to apply for the scholarship.
Application Deadline 2021
The deadline for applications is 31 October 2021
Early Bird Reward is available for international students who are enrolled in a full-time course at the Queen's University Belfast. The student must hold an unconditional offer from the university and should have paid 90% of the tuition fee by June 2021 to receive the award.
The discount is awarded for the first year only and it is deducted from the tuition fees.
How to Apply?
No separate application needed. Candidates just have to submit the course application form before the deadline.
Value of Reward
10 per cent discount on gross fees.
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