Student Accommodation at Queen's University
In the centuries since it started as Queen’s Colleges, located across Belfast, Cork and Galway, Queen's University has flourished into one of the UK’s leading academic institutions. Home to some of the world’s most well-renowned researchers and a diverse population of pioneering students, Queen's University in Belfast is an esteemed Russell Group member. This research-intensive universities committed to maintaining the highest standards of education.
As well as the insights of academics working at the forefront of their disciplines, students here benefit from a hands-on approach to learning. Over 96% of Queen’s graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduation, and graduates from Queen's dominate senior leadership roles in 80 of Northern Ireland’s top 100 companies.
Queen’s is ranked 22nd in the world for international outlook, and proudly received a Women in Business Gender Diversity Charter Mark Bronze Award in January 2019. This recognises the university's commitment to gender diversity. It was also the first university in Northern Ireland to be recognised by the Green Flag Award scheme in 2019.
When it comes to student accommodation at Queen’s University, you won’t be short on options. Situated just a stone’s throw from Belfast city centre, there are a myriad of modern student houses, apartments and studios to rent that will place you at the heart of the Northern Irish capital.
Of course, the city centre isn’t the only place to live – in fact, many students call Holyland, or Stranmillis home. These two areas are trendy, packed with amenities and a short bus ride away from the town centre.
Life on Campus
We all know there’s more to university than learning. At Queen’s University, the student population report high satisfaction with campus life and the supportive network at the Students' Union. Today, it boasts an international reputation for teaching excellence which over 24,000 students benefit from every year, and hundreds of nationalities are represented on campus.
New to Belfast? The welcoming community at Queen’s University will help you to feel right at home. Dreaming of a career in broadcasting? Host your own radio show. Looking for people who share your passion for gaming? Join the Dragon Slayers Club, the official gaming and anime soc for Queen’s University. With music clubs ranging from electro to choir, you won’t have to look hard to find people with similar interests.
If it’s sports you’re into, Queen’s offers a long and eclectic list of clubs to get involved in - including everything from tennis to Taekwondo, Brazilian Ju Jitsu and Wado Ryu, a form of karate.
Need to unwind after a long day of lectures? Meet friends for some drinks or a game of pool at the Speakeasy. This is the buzzing Students' Union bar and your future local, where club nights, quiz nights and live sport can all be enjoyed (on different nights of the week, of course!)
There’s something for everyone at Queen’s University – and if you aren’t sure where to start, just ask the staff at the SU on the second floor – they’re always around to help you make the most of your experience on campus.
UniHomes is on a mission to make the student property search simple. Equally, we’re passionate about keeping the prices as predictable as possible. That’s why our range of student homes near Queen's University all come with the cost of bills included within the monthly rent fee. So, you’ll never have to worry about hidden costs. Since most of our properties come fully furnished, you can make yourself at home before the term starts and take advantage that everything Belfast has to offer.