At Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) the focus is on attaining excellence in four key areas: education, employability, student engagement and learning environment. Studying here means choosing an innovative and exciting learning environment in the middle of the world’s most diverse city.
Queen Mary is truly a global university with a diverse student community of over 160 nationalities, international campuses in China, Malta and Paris, and five vibrant and centrally located campuses in London where students study foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
QMUL is extremely popular with international students and there are many reasons why. Learn more below and, if you would like to begin your application, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK London today.
Six Reasons to Study at Queen Mary
1. Global rankings and reputation
The international reputation and rankings for Queen Mary University of London speak for themselves.
- Ranked 12th in the UK (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021)
- Ranked 110th in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021)
- Queen Mary is 19th in the UK and 114th worldwide (QS Subject Rankings 2021)
- Ranked in the top 20 institutions in the world for international outlook (THE 2020)
- 9 Nobel Prize winners among QMUL’s former staff and students
- Ranked fifth in the UK for quality of research outputs (REF 2014)
2. Great career and employability record
All international students at Queen Mary University of London have access to the careers and enterprise services. The careers team provides support to QMUL graduates upto two years after graduation for finding jobs or continuing further studies. The QM Careers Hub and other online resources help students find jobs and work experience while the enterprise services offer a range of funding opportunities, support and start-up visas for entrepreneurial ventures.
At QMUL, 92% of the graduates are in work or further studies within six months of graduating (DHLE 2016/17). Queen Mary students have gone on to work with the world’s most recognised organisations such as Accenture, Deloitte, EY, KPMG, Lloyds Banking Group, Financial times, BBC and BAE Systems.
3. Russell Group University
As a member of the elite Russell Group of universities in the UK, Queen Mary is recognised for its world-class research and is ranked 5th in the UK for research output (REF 2014). For a research-leading Russell Group university, QMUL has a distinct and diverse undergraduate student community.
Graduates from Russell Group Universities are said to earn 10% more than other university graduates over a lifetime and the outcomes of QMUL’s high quality research output are reflected in its teaching. The University has a strong research industry income and have invested £105m on new facilities in the past five years.
4. Central London location
London is widely regarded as the best student city in the world and is also ranked as one of the world’s top three cities for employer activity (QS Best Student Cities Ranking). As a global city, London is a hub for arts, technology, finance and business and Queen Mary is centrally located so you don’t have to miss out on all of the exciting things to see and do.
5. Sports clubs and student societies
Students will have access to world class sports facilities at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, just 10 minutes away from the main Mile End campus. There are plenty of options to practice the sport of your choice with more than 60 sports clubs to choose from. With over 300 diverse societies and a host of activities and events organised all round the year, students never run out of options to stay busy and happy.
6. Campus facilities
Queen Mary has five different campuses in London in Mile End, Holborn, Whitechapel, Charterhouse Square and West Smithfield, all of which are close to Central London. Students have facilities such as shops, banks, restaurants, cafes, gym, bookstores and bars on campus. They also have easy access to galleries, theatres, museums, cinemas and parks, all in the surrounding areas.
Study at Queen Mary University of London
If you are interested in beginning your application to study at Queen Mary University of London, arrange a free consultation online or in-person with SI-UK London today.