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       Ranked 35 out of 425

University Statistcs

  • Uni Compare Ranking
    35 / 425
  • Full Time Students
    88%
  • Guardian Ranking
    VARIED
  • Students in work/study
    88%
  • Undergraduate to Postgraduate UG to PG Ratio
    76 : 24
  • UK to InternationalForeign Ratio
    96 : 4

University Summary

Queen’s University Belfast is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The university’s official title, per its charter, is the Queen’s University of Belfast. It is often referred to simply as Queen’s, or by the abbreviation QUB. The university was chartered in 1845, and opened in 1849 as “Queen’s College, Belfast”, but has roots going back to 1810 and the Royal Belfast Academical Institution.

Queen’s is a member of the Russell Group of leading research-intensive universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, Universities Ireland andUniversities UK. The university offers academic degrees at various levels and across a broad subject range, with over 300-degree programmes available.The university’s current President andVice-Chancellor is Professor Sir Peter Gregson, and its Chancellor is the current Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations, Kamalesh Sharma.

The University also forms the focal point of the Queen’s Quarter area of the city, one of Belfast’s seven cultural districts.

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University Location

University Address: University Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN

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