About the School / Our People
c150 academic and support staff with 420 students undertaking PhD and Masters programmes and over 1,200 undergraduates across our degree pathways.
Strong links with a wide range of industries in the form of collaborative projects and student placements. The curriculum is also supported by our Public Facing events and world-class facilities.
VIEW AVAILABLE FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES AT THE SCHOOL
The School publishes funding opportunities for academic study and travel throughout the year. There is also funding available centrally from the University.
Promoting Equality in Education
The School is a member of the Athena SWAN Charter. Recognising advancement of gender equality: representation, progression and success for all.
THE FACILITIES USED BY THE SCHOOL ARE AMONG THE BEST IN THE UK
The Harty Room in the Music building, characterized by its wonderful natural acoustic, and the Sonic Lab at SARC which has variable acoustics and facilities for 3D sound projection. The Drama & Film centre houses a professional Theatre (Brian Friel Theatre), a 2 screen cinema (QFT) and a purpose-built film studio. The Seamus Heaney Centre has some of Ireland’s most notable writers and critics and host reading events throughout the year.
A WIDE RANGE OF PERFORMANCE GROUPS
There is a growing number of outstanding ensembles, performing groups and societies at Queen’s, run by an enthusiastic group of staff, professionals and students. These groups are made up of students inside and outside the School, and performers from the local community.
Junior Academy of Music
Providing music activities for aspiring young musicians from ages 4–17. Activities include children's choir, brass band, instrument tuition, and creative music technology
Clubs and societies
Below are a list of the student-run societies with a creative arts discipline at Queen's. The societies frequently meet and put on performances/events. See links below for more information.
QUB Music Society - "Queen's Music Society exists to encourage and facilitate music making of all kinds across the University."
QUB Film Society - Do you love movies? That's all we ask of our members. We like to watch, talk about, and make films and the Society provides a venue to do so!
QUB Drama Society | QUPLAYERS - "Our mission is to provide a platform for the production of high quality drama, social interaction for anyone with a passion for performance."
QUB English Society - The QUB English Society is a student-run group for anyone who studies English, or is interested in the subject. We have events such as Poetry and Pints, an annual formal and work in close association with the rest of Belfast's arts and culture events.
QUB French Society - Want to sample as much wine, cheese and baguettes as you can handle? Then the French Society is for you.
Irish - AN CUMANN GAELACH - An Cumann Gaelach is the society for the promotion of the Irish Language and Culture at Queen’s University. Historically we are one of the oldest societies within the University, active since our founding in 1906, and this is something which we take great pride in.