Queen Mary University of London
- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) is a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities, recognised for its excellence in research and teaching across the humanities and social sciences, medicine and dentistry, science and engineering. Graduates from Russell Group universities are highly valued by employers, giving them a head start when they apply for jobs. Based in a creative and culturally diverse area of east London, its Mile End site is one of the largest self-contained residential campuses in the capital.
UCAS Code: Q50
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Level of study
- Undergraduate 72%
- Postgraduate 28%
Mode of study
- Full Time 93%
- Part Time 7%
Where students come from
- UK 68%
- EU 10%
- Other 22%
- Male 47%
- Female 53%
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Student Services and Facilities
- The main library is at Mile End, with medical libraries at Whitechapel and West Smithfield campuses. Students can also use other Universities of London libraries and Senate House in Bloomsbury.
- Mile End Library is home to the Queen Mary Archives, with records, personal archives and rare prints dating from the 17th century to the present.
- The university's proximity to Canary Wharf, the City, and central London, plus numerous employer recruitment events and the university's JobOnline vacancy site, means that students have good access to work opportunities.
- On-campus jobs include assisting with conferences, conducting campus tours, helping with open days and working in cafés and restaurants.
- There is a dedicated officer to assist Queen Mary students and graduates source paid temporary work on campus and in the local area.
- QMUL's Careers and Enterprise team provides support in choosing a career, CV and application writing, interview techniques and other employer recruitment methods to help students apply for internships, part-time work, a graduate role or further study. The employability service keeps up to date with the demands of the job market, ensuring that graduates are in the strongest position possible when they leave.
- A range of innovative schemes help students develop the transferable skills and experience they need following graduation, including placements with local charities (QProjects), business consultancy projects, internship placements and mentoring opportunities.
- Students have the opportunity to meet employers on campus with over 400 employers and training organisations visiting annually.
- Each year, hundreds of start-ups are launched at QMUL. The university offers student entrepreneurs support and advice on growing their own businesses, including business mentoring and funding schemes.
- QMUL understands the importance of students' health, providing a free Student Health Service, available on campus.
- The Disability and Dyslexia Service (DDS) offers support for all students with disabilities, specific learning difficulties and mental health issues. Please refer to the university website for details.
- Students displaying an authorised blue disabled sticker (who have applied for, and received, a QMUL parking permit) can park on campus; please contact QMUL's Disability and Dyslexia Service for further information.
Other services and facilities
- A range of specialist, professional and confidential services support students with financial, welfare, legal, emotional and psychological issues. There is a large range of free and confidential professional services available to all QMUL students, including those from Barts and The London, QMUL's School of Medicine and Dentistry.
- Specialist social and course facilities include the Hitchcock Cinema, drama studios, River Laboratory and Astronomical Observatory, along with new laboratories and facilities in the Biological and Chemical Sciences building. The university has made significant investment in its buildings, with redevelopment of the Engineering building, a new Dental School and new Graduate Centre, home to the School of Economics and Finance.
- The Union's mission is to improve students' lives through listening to their feedback, electing students representatives, and by proving opportunities and services. All students are members of the Queen Mary University of London Students' Union (QMSU); medicine and dentistry students are also members of Barts and The London Students’ Association (BLSA). All QMUL students are also members of Student Central, the University of London Students' Union.
- The union offers more than 200 societies and 60 sports clubs to choose from – and students can start their own society too.
- QMSU offers more than 1,200 opportunities to volunteer on and off campus in leadership, sports, creative, community and tutoring roles. Related Raising and Giving (RAG) activities fundraise thousands of pounds each year for charity.
- The university's roots lie in the People's Palace, a philanthropic project established in 1887 to bring education and culture to the East End. It was permanently admitted to the University of London in 1915 as 'East London College'.
- Mergers since then have included Westfield College in 1989, one of the first colleges to provide higher education to women, and in 1995 the medical schools of St Bartholomew's and the Royal London hospitals, creating Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry; today the school ranks in the top seven for research excellence (REF 2014).
- In recognition of its academic excellence, QMUL joined the Russell Group of leading universities in 2012.
- In 1905 Queen Mary University of London launched the first aeronautical engineering department in the UK, followed by an aeronautical engineering laboratory in 1909.
Notable Alumni and Famous Faces
- Dame Laura Cox DBE – High Court Judge and leading practitioner in human rights law.
- Dr Paul Bruce Dickinson – lead singer of Iron Maiden, writer, entrepreneur and broadcaster.
- Ruth Prawer Jhabvala – Booker Prize-winning novelist and Academy Award–winning screenwriter.
- Professor Sir Peter Mansfield – Nobel Prize-winning physicist.
- Professor Carl Murray – astrophysicist, academic, and member of NASA's Cassini mission.
- James Parkinson – surgeon, scientist, social reformer and political activist.
- Sir Roy Strong – art historian, curator, writer, broadcaster and landscape designer.
- Professor Karen Vousden CBE – Chief Scientist of Cancer Research UK.
- Professor Robert Winston, Baron Winston – fertility expert, broadcaster, scientist and politician.
- Dr Arthur Wint OD MBE – Olympian, doctor and senior diplomat.
Queen Mary University of London , Mile End Road , London , E1 4NS