ABOUT QUEENS UNIVERSITY, BELFAST, QUB
Founded as Queen's College in 1845, it became a university in its own right in 1908. Today, it is an international centre of research and education rooted at the heart of Northern Ireland.
The University is a member of the Russell Group of 24 leading UK research-intensive universities, providing world-class education underpinned by world-class research. Queen's is among the top one per cent of global universities and is a UK top ten research-intensive university.
The University has won the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education on five occasions - for Northern Ireland's Comprehensive Cancer Services programme and for world-class achievement in green chemistry, environmental research, palaeoecology and law.
The University has approximately 17000 students, 3700 staff, an alumni of 150,000 students from 120 countries.
Every year the University contributes £700m towards the Northern Ireland Economy.
It is ranked number one in the UK for participation in Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) and are the UK leader in terms of spin-out activity. To date, we have developed over 60 spin-out companies with a combined turnover of £171m and the creation of over 1,500 jobs.
Direct Entry is possible to Queens University Belfast, but we also have a range of pathway programmes for students who might not qualify. For more information, please visit QUB