Appointment of new President and Principal

QMUL's Council – the university's governing body – has approved the appointment of Professor Colin Bailey as our new President and Principal. He will take up the role after Professor Simon Gaskell stands down this summer. Colin is currently Deputy President and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, and Professor of Engineering, at the University of Manchester.

The Chairman of Council, Sir Nicolas Monatgu, comments: “I am absolutely delighted with the appointment – Colin is the ideal person to take Queen Mary on a continuing upward trajectory and build on Simon’s outstanding achievements." Read more

Results from QMSU elections
Your elected Executive Officers for next year are:
  • President: Yasir Yeahia
  • VP Education: Mary Ojo
  • VP Welfare: Ahmed Mahbub
  • VP Barts and The London: Rakin Choudhury
QMUL research shortlisted for The Guardian University Awards 2017
A research paper announcing the discovery of the nearest potentially habitable planet to the Solar System has been shortlisted in the Research Impact category.
QMUL to run international gaming conference on virtual reality (VR)
The More than Just a Game conference takes place on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 April.
 Money and support
Are you ready for exams?

The Advice and Counselling Service have put together some tips for managing stress over the exam period and what to do if you feel that personal or health issues may affect your exam performance. More.

Money Matters

The Advice and Counselling Service has advice if you are running out of money at the end of term, and suggestions for what you can do to save a few pennies. More.
Students’ Union Graduation Fund

All students should have the opportunity to celebrate their time and achievements here at QMUL. The Students' Union has a graduation fund which will cover the price of caps and gowns for students who would otherwise struggle to cover the cost. More.

Erasmus+ traineeship grants available for soon-to-be graduates

QMUL students finishing their bachelors, masters or doctoral-level PhD studies in June/July this year who are planning on completing a traineeship (internship/work placement) outside the UK but in Europe over the coming summer can apply for an Erasmus+ grant to help towards their living costs. More.

QMUL Bursary 2016/17 – why haven’t I received the first instalment?

Many students have now received the first instalment of their bursary. If you were expecting yours but haven’t received it, please check that you registered your bank details with Student Finance. More.

Financial Assistance Fund 2016/17

Got money worries? Financial help is available. The deadline to apply for a standard award from the Financial Assistance Fund is Friday 7 April. If you are in financial need and want to find out more about the fund, you can visit this website.

Expeditions Fund 2016/17

Planning a trip during the summer vacation? QMUL’s Expeditions Fund is open for applications from continuing undergraduate and postgraduate students who wish to apply for a grant towards travel in summer 2017. More.
 Society profile
Shakespeare Society

Queen Mary Shakespeare is a new society but has already organised free trips to some of London's greatest theatres, as well as hosting regular play readings and film screenings. Find out more

Join Barts Charity and be a Hackney hero

There are a few places remaining for the Hackney Half Marathon on Sunday 30 April. Join Barts Charity’s team and as part of #TeamBarts you’ll get full support in the build-up to the race and on the day. More.

Come and walk the labyrinth

All QMUL students are invited to come and walk the labyrinth in the chapel at St Benet’s (next to the Queens’ Building and the Clock Tower at Mile End campus) from Monday to Friday, 9am-1pm and 2-5pm until Friday 31 March 2017. More.

Life Science Image Awards

The Life Sciences Initiative at QMUL is seeking outstanding and engaging images produced by students for the Life Science Image Awards around the themes of health and wellbeing, health and technology, and beauty in medicine. More

Participants needed for asthma research

Do you have asthma? Are you Bangladeshi/British-Bangladeshi or Pakistani/British-Pakistani? If so, QMUL researchers need your help. More.

 Students' Union updates

The latest update from the Students' Union covers the Annual Student Meeting and the Housing Fair, both on Thursday 23 March, as well as opportunities to become a Buddy Mentor, help out at the London Marathon, and get reduced price tickets to Get Active sessions. 

Leo Baeck Institute biennial lecture with Edmund de WaalOn the eve of departure: art and exile – Thursday 23 March

Annual Student Meeting - Thursday 23 March

Housing Fair 2017 - Thursday 23 March

Queen Mary talent show - Friday 24 March

Summer Graduation Ceremonies - Monday 17 to Friday 21 July
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