Queen Mary Students’ Union is a student-led organisation, here to represent and support you to make sure your experience at University is the best it can be.
The Students’ Union is responsible for supporting you during your time at University. It’s led by students across Queen Mary and ensures that the University and wider community are listening to what students want and works to improve students’ experience. There’s no sign-up required, you’re automatically a member and have a say in how it is run through elections and student representatives.
Read on to find out more about the Students’ Union and visit the Students’ Union’s Welcome website for more information.
Activities, Campaigns & Events
The Students’ Union has lots on offer to help you meet new people, spark new interests and gain more skills and experiences. The Students’ Union is home to over 300 student-led Societies and Sports Clubs, volunteering opportunities, Student Media outlets and sustainability projects and campaigns. There is also a packed events programme with something for everyone including daytime activities, club nights, day trips and lots of other social events.
There are also campaigns and celebrations throughout the year, look out for things like LGBT+ History Month in February, Lunar New Year and much more!
NEW Sport & Fitness
The Students’ Union provides a variety of sporting opportunities throughout the year. Qmotion is our on-campus Sport and Fitness Centre and the home of Sport at Queen Mary. We offer a range of flexible and great value student memberships so you can workout in our friendly gym space.
We also offer;
- Over 60 student-led Sports Clubs
- Get Active: our turn-up-and-play, no commitment sports programme offering over 20 sessions a week in a variety of sports including badminton, football and table tennis.
- Social Leagues : Compete as an individual or a team in our fun, relaxed and affordable Social Leagues. Enter a team with your friends, course mates or in a society.
- Community Foundation: Help make a positive difference in the local community and gain new skills by volunteering your time through our Community Foundation. You can access fully-funded coaching qualifications and paid work opportunities.
Find out about some of our other programmes on the Sport at Queen Mary website.
The Students’ Union also provides several student services at our London campuses, including the Sport and Fitness Centre, several bars, shops and cafes, an Academic Advice Service and student spaces including the Students’ Union Hub, The Nest and Multi-Faith Centres.
All profits from the Students’ Union’s commercial services are reinvested straight back into the activities, campaigns and opportunities the Students’ Union provides for students.
Find out more: www.qmsu.org/visit.
The Students’ Union has a great range of events running during January Welcome and beyond into semester two. Check out their programme and book your tickets here.
Barts and The London Students’ Association
The Barts and The London Students’ Association (BLSA) is a student-led division of Queen Mary Students’ Union (QMSU). Every student in the School of Medicine & Dentistry is automatically a member of BLSA and QMSU. BLSA represents, supports and provides opportunities for students throughout their time at Queen Mary.
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