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QMUL celebrates 15 years of Living Wage 
Last week, QMUL marked a decade of being the first UK university to become a real Living Wage employer at an event at the British Library where the Mayor of London announced the new London rates, as part of Living Wage Week 2016.
  News
New PC suite opening today!
A brand new 35-seat silent PC room has opened today in the Mile End Library. It's part of a refurbishment project to create more study space and improve facilities.
QMUL delegation visiting India
A high-level QMUL delegation is visiting India to raise the university's profile, develop new partnerships and build on our success in recruiting Indian students.
Ken Clarke 'In Conversation' at QMUL
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer shares his views on how the Brexit vote was swung by those left behind by globalisation and the modernised economy.
Centre for replacement of animal research launched at QMUL
Joint venture aiming to develop new treatments using non-animal research methods launched by QMUL and the Dr Hadwen Trust.
New Global MBA to provide an extensive range of specialisms in Accountancy, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Law and Leadership for the first time.
 Money and support
Struggling at this time of year?
Are you struggling with the days getting shorter and winter closing in? Or maybe you're new to university and need some additional support? The Advice and Counselling Service provide lots of information to help you manage your emotional wellbeing

Money Matters
In this issue of Money Matters, the Advice and Counselling Service provides guidance for if you’re thinking of interrupting or leaving your programme, how to access support for your studies and more money advice.
 
Financial Assistance Fund
Find out if you could be eligible for financial assistance here. Or for more information on QMUL bursaries, click here.


Are you graduating this year?
The Advice and Counselling Service offers some advice on how to deal with the stress and anxiety that graduation and life after university can bring, including uncertainty, transitions and periods of change.
QMUL Alumna
Mayisha Begum 

Mayisha (centre-right) graduated from Queen Mary over the summer. While she was still studying here, she launched the Convoy to Calais campaign to take donations to people living in the Calais ‘jungle’. 
Notices and opportunities
Join a research study about sleep and personality
The study involves answering questions about your personality, daily routine and sleep quality and will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. You’ll also be entered into a prize draw to win an iPad mini. 

Chinese movie nights with the Confucius Institute
From Thursday 24 November, the Confucius Institute at QMUL will be hosting a series of Chinese movie nights for students, staff and anyone interested in introducing themselves to the Chinese film scene.

Your chance to win a £100 Amazon voucher and help a fellow student
Spare five minutes to complete an online test to help a PhD student with his study into people's perceptions of scientists.

Find out about postgraduate study in the School of Geography
Come along to an informal event on Thursday 24 November where you can find out about Geography and Environmental Science masters programmes, funding opportunities and more. Book now.

Apply now for the Campus Community Fund 
Have you got a great idea for the QMUL campus? Want to make it a reality? The Campus Community Fund supports a variety of projects which aim to improve the student experience.

Register for Senate House Library at QMUL 
All QMUL students can become members of Senate House Library, and to make it easier you can register with Senate House at the QMUL Mile End Library Help Zone on Tuesday 15 November between 1.30-5pm. Find out more.
Sustainability
Veggie restaurants near Mile End
Fancy trying some of the best vegetarian food Mile End has to offer? Check out this blog post from the QMUL Sustainability Blog on where to find cheap and tasty vegetarian food close to campus.
 
Love Food Hate Waste
The food waste campaign, Love Food Hate Waste, will be in Library Square at the Mile End campus on Monday 28 November, 9am–4pm. There are free goodies on offer – check it out here.

Free bike maintenance
A bike mechanic will be in Library Square at Mile End between 10am and 3pm on Tuesday 22 November offering free bike maintenance. Places offered on a first come, first served basis. For any questions, please contact sustainability@qmul.ac.uk.
Students' Union
Updates from your Students’ Union
Catch up with what’s been going on at the Students’ Union, featuring Student Council, the Higher Education Leisure Survey, coaching and fencing! Take a look here.
 Events
'How diagnostic imaging has improved outcomes for cancer patients' – Wednesday 9 November

Remembrance Day event – Friday 11 November
 
Sound of Ground – Wednesday 23 November
 
Chamber Symphonies – Wednesday 23 November
 
Come Union music from Unite Society – Thursday 24 November
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