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About Queen Mary University of London

Facts and figures
  • 21,187 students
  • 1,927 EU and 7,818 international students
  • 4,000 staff
  • 240+ degree programmes
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We are guided by the ideal of a university as a centre for the development of fundamental ideas and the expansion of the boundaries of knowledge, independent of political and other transient opinions.
Professor Simon Gaskell, Principal

Our History

Queens Building

We have a rich and distinguished history in east London – we have been at our Mile End home since 1887, while St Bartholomew’s hospital was founded in 1123.

Serving our community

Perrin Lecture theatre

From working with local schools to advising government, we are committed to making our research count and to serving our community.

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