QMUL joins ‘Go International: Stand Out’ campaign
Universities UK International has launched ‘Go International: Stand Out’, a new campaign to help the higher education sector increase the percentage of students participating in study, work and volunteer abroad placements. QMUL has pledged to increase the number of students we send overseas, widen participation of our student demographic in outward mobility, provide more funding and support for disadvantaged student groups and create more opportunities for students to go abroad as part of existing programmes. For more details, please get in touch with the Global Opportunities team.
China Summer Camp 2018
Together with the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, the QMUL Confucius Institute gives you the opportunity to take part in a summer camp in Shanghai. The programme gives you the chance to discover the economy, culture, language and history of China today. The programme runs for two weeks from Monday 16 July to Sunday 29 July. Check out the blog to see what students have got up to in our previous summer camps, and watch the Summer Camp 2017 video. More information and how to register can be found here.
Beginners’ Chinese language and culture courses in January
The Confucius Institute will be running beginners’ Chinese language classes from Wednesday 10 January. More information on the course and how to register can be found here.
Would you like to participate in research to evaluate a new approach for maintaining a healthy mouth?
A team from QMUL’s Centre for Oral Clinical Research is researching the daily use of a probiotic lozenge as a novel approach for the maintenance of a balanced oral flora consistent with healthy gums. The study is open to all students aged 18–30, excluding dentistry students in years 2–5. Find out more.
Take part in a short survey on student module choices and win a £10 Amazon voucher
Julius Chiu, a third-year Computer Science student, is looking for volunteers to complete a short survey for his final-year project to improve the understanding of the factors that contribute to student module choices. The survey will take around five minutes to complete and there will be a prize draw for a £10 Amazon gift card, just in time for Christmas! Take the survey.
Turn up and play sporting opportunities
Whether you are looking to try a new sport or carry on with something you have played before, Get Active gives you the opportunity to take part in sport in a fun, social, affordable and relaxed environment for no more than £2.50.
University of London art competition – deadline extended to 31 December
The University of London has extended the deadline for expressions of interest in its public art competition celebrating 150 years since women first accessed university education in Britain. The competition is open to all QMUL students and you could win the chance to create a piece of public art and bag the £5,000 prize.
Stepney City Farm Christmas Market and student discount
Stepney City Farm is offering a 10 per cent discount with Queen Mary student cards in their newly re-launched cafe, all day during the first day of their Christmas Market on Friday 15 December. The market will run on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 December and will feature live music, hot food and drink, and 25 stalls selling local produce and crafts. Find out more.