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QMUL international scholars celebrated at prestigious event

The achievements of more than 180 of our international scholars were recognised at the recent Queen Mary International Scholars Reception on Wednesday 1 March, which brought together students, embassy officials and scholarship body representatives from across the globe. 

QMUL is home to students from 162 nationalities, and receives funded scholars from more than 50 international funding bodies. Thirty five per cent of QMUL students are from outside the UK, and we boast an impressively international teaching body too, with over 33 per cent of staff coming from overseas. More.

 News
Barts and The London rugby team win United Hospitals Cup
Congratulations to Barts and The London Men’s Rugby team for bringing home the cup for the third time in five years.
QMUL students win 'Internet of Things' competition
Five students from QMUL won the grand final of the Switch-Up Challenge held at Cisco’s UK headquarters on Thursday 9 February.
 Money and support
Free workshops and psycho-educational groups on campus

The free workshops being offered by the local NHS service are continuing throughout March on campus. If you are registered with any GP in Tower Hamlets (not just the university Student Health Service) then you can access these one-off sessions. More.

Scholarship opportunities

A number of scholarships are being offered by external companies to QMUL students. ExpressVPN is offering QMUL students the opportunity to apply for a $5,000 cash scholarship, Gear4wheels is offering a $1,000 automotive scholarship to students studying for a science-related degree, and 1st Art Gallery is offering a $1,000 scholarship per academic year to arts and liberal arts students.


Does QMUL have a responsibility to support students?

The Engagement, Retention and Success team are hosting a long table event focused on support and responsibility at QMUL on Monday 13 March from noon to 2pm in Students’ Union Building, Blomeley Room 2, Mile End campus. Find out more.
 Student profile
Queen Mary Formula Student
This team of students from various disciplines across QMUL are working towards the goal of designing, building and racing their very own Formula 1 racing car. They want to share with you all their progress, and the many benefits they have experienced from being part of this fantastic project. Read.
 Opportunities

Free leadership and networking programme for young people from the Commonwealth

Running from Monday 10 to Thursday 13 April at the University of East London, 33Sixty is a leadership programme that equips aspiring Commonwealth leaders (aged 18-30) with the skills and the networks to make a difference, now. Find out more and apply online by Monday 20 March.


Get involved with the Festival of Communities 2017

The Tower Hamlets Festival of Communities takes place on Saturday 20 to Sunday 21 May and is looking for students to run interactive activities and demonstrations in Stepney Green Park and our QMUL campus. Find out how you can get involved.

Community Celebration Awards 2017

If you think you make a difference through your work with communities, why not nominate your student-led project or individual volunteering for the first Community Celebration Awards 2017? Find out more


School of Geography masters programmes

Get a flavour of masters programmes in the School of Geography at QMUL and find out more at their free taster sessions. All taster sessions take place at the Mile End campus, in the City Centre Seminar Room (Bancroft Building, Room 2.07). More

Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards 2017

The Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards is the largest student and graduate business pitching competition in the UK. To be in with a chance of winning cash prizes, mentoring and start-up support, find out more.
 
ParliaMentors 2017/18 - applications now open

ParliaMentors is a UN award-winning leadership programme where teams of university students of different faiths and non-religious beliefs collaborate to create real social change while being mentored by an MP. The programme is fully funded and runs alongside the academic year. More.

 Notices

Green Mary Week 2017

The Sustainability team are holding their annual Green Mary Week from Monday 13 to Friday 17 March. As well as finding out about sustainability on and off campus, expect prizes, giveaways, tours and of course, lots of fun. Visit the Sustainability blog for more information.
 
Free cycle events

We have a number of free cycle events across all three campuses as part of Green Mary Week including bike maintenance with free parts and cycle marking from the police. We are also holding a bike sale and bike lock sale. You can find more info on the Sustainability blog. If you have any questions then please get in touch at sustainability@qmul.ac.uk.

International Women's Day 


Wednesday 8 March is International Women’s Day, the annual celebration of women everywhere. Find out what events are happening both nationally and locally, including the Women in Science and Engineering at QMUL (WISE@QMUL) International Women's Day celebration programme. More.

QMUL financial statements briefing 2015/16 now available

Each year a summary of QMUL’s financial statements information is made available to students. The latest information for the year 2015/16 is now available to view online.

 Students' Union
Voting now open in the Students' Union Elections

Voting is now open in the Queen Mary Students' Union elections. Find out more about the candidates and use your vote before 4pm on Thursday 9 March at www.qmsu.org.

Updates from your Students’ Union

Check out what’s new with the Students’ Union, including the Students’ Union awards, Fairtrade Fortnight, swimming for £1, the Buddy Scheme, and more.
 Events
International Women's Day – Wednesday 8 March

Engagement, Retention and Success long table event: Support and responsibility – Monday 13 March

Green Mary Week 2017 – Monday 13 to Friday 17 March
 
Leo Baeck Institute biennial lecture with Edmund de Waal
On the eve of departure: art and exile – Thursday 23 March
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