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Queen Mary University of London

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About

History

Queen Mary has a long, proud and distinctive history built on four historic institutions stretching back to 1785 and beyond.

Our founding institutions are: St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College, London Hospital Medical College, Westfield College and Queen Mary College.

Education

Queen Mary offers undergraduate, postgraduate taught programmes and postgraduate research degrees across the full disciplinary spectrum – including in subjects that you don’t always find at a Russell Group university. Look for the subjects you are interested in and find out more about the courses we offer. You'll get information about what a course entails, how to apply and who to contact if you have any questions.

Research

Queen Mary is a leading research-intensive university, ranked fifth in the UK for the quality of our research outputs (REF 2014). Our academics are part of a lively and supportive research community who work closely with industry, government, business, communities and charities. The outcomes of our research are felt around the world but also inform the teaching you will receive at Queen Mary.

Career

Careers and Enterprise provides information, advice and guidance to Queen Mary students and recent graduates (up to 2 years) on topics ranging from choosing a career to finding work experience and starting your own business.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
110
2020
110 20
2019
130
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
114 12
2020
126 -7
2019
119
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020
201 -50
2019
151
2018
151
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
-
2020
119 -9
2019
110
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

The Student Enquiry Centre is the front face of the Academic Registry and we are here to assist undergraduate and postgraduate taught students with all manner of enquiries encountered during your time with us.

Housing services

At Queen Mary, you can experience campus life while living in one of the most exciting cities in the world. We provide a range of affordable accommodation on or near our campuses in Mile End, Whitechapel and Charterhouse Square. Find out about where you could live when you study with us.

Library services

There are three libraries across Queen Mary campuses, each with outstanding resources for undergraduate, postgraduate and research students. 

ICT services

There are a number of wireless networks available around the campus. The network which you should use to connect laptops, tablets and phones is ‘eduroam’.

Medical services

There is a free Student Health Service available on campus (located in the Geography Building at Mile End Campus). The Student Health Service is provided by Globe Town Surgery. Students living in Queen Mary accommodation at Mile End or Whitechapel and students living in the borough of Tower Hamlets (postcodes E1, E2, E3 and E14) are encouraged to register with the Student Health Service. 

Student Life

Campus life

The largest campus, in Mile End, is one of the largest self-contained campuses in London. Located alongside the historic Regent’s Canal, it has everything you need to live, study and socialise, from cafes, bars and a nightclub to a 24-hour library, computer labs and sports facilities. We also have campuses at Whitechapel, Charterhouse Square and West Smithfield for medicine and dentistry students. When you live on or near our campuses, you’ll be just minutes from your classes and the social hub of Queen Mary.

Sports facilities

The Students’ Union offers a wide variety of sport, activities, events and campaigns that are accessible for every student and staff member at Queen Mary. We offer opportunities for complete beginners all the way through to elite athletes.

We provide programmes designed to improve your mental and physical health, alongside opportunities to compete locally, nationally and internationally. You can gain qualifications and enhance your employability opportunities through our Leadership Academy, join our gym community, and get involved in lots of activities throughout the year.

London, England, United Kingdom

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