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Queen Mary Students’ Union (QMSU) is the voice of all students studying at Queen Mary, University of London. The Students’ Union works to improve your university experience by representing your views, providing academic advice services, supporting your development and providing you with hundreds of student-led activities and services. 

  • For academic issues, your personal tutor / adviser is the best person to contact in the first instance
  • The Academic Registry and Council Secretariat (ARCS) Student pages contain information and guidance on many aspects of your studies, such as your student records (MySIS), your finances, your exams, official documents and letters, immigration, discounted travel, bursaries, grants, scholarships and much more.
  • The Advice and Counselling service helps students with a range of situations - from the financial, practical and legal to personal issues
  • The Students' Union is a good place to get advice on a range of issues, for example with academic administration
  • Guidance and support for students with disabilities and learning difficulties (eg dyslexia and dyspraxia) is offered by the Disability and Dyslexia service
  • The Careers Service is the first stop for careers information, from polishing your CV to finding a part-time job while studying 
  • With over 25,000 students and staff, QMUL is proud of its diverse population and is committed to encouraging religious understanding, freedom of speech and open social interaction. The beliefs that people have matter to us. Find out more about Faith at Queen Mary or visit our Facebook page.

  • Music @QMUL can help if you are interested in applying for music scholarships, joining an ensemble, taking up tuition or simply attending one of many musical events organised throughout the year.
  • QMUL is a diverse community with a commitment to tackling discrimination. QMUL signed the Tower Hamlets “No Place For Hate” pledge in March 2017; a commitment to creating a Tower Hamlets that has no place for hate. We provide access to a 24 hour helpline for victims and witnesses of hate crime. The service is available to QMUL students whether on campus, at home, out shopping or on holiday.
  • The Student Health Service (SHS) is a free NHS Student Health Service providing a wide range of services. It is available for students living on campus, or those living within Tower Hamlets. It is located in the Geography Building. You can see a doctor or nurse there every weekday during term time.
  • QMUL has a legal and moral responsibility to act on concerns to protect children and adults in need of safeguarding so that the university and/or appropriate agencies can then make inquiries and take any necessary action to protect them.
  • The Nursery is available to students and staff with children, it provides excellent support and care for children aged three months to five years.  
  • If you feel any issues are impeding your ability to study, each School has a student support contact that will be able to advise you.
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