Welcome Week: 16-20 September 2019

Getting Ready

In this section, you will find essential information to make your transition to being a student at Queen's easier. Please keep checking this site over the next few weeks as more important information will be uploaded in the lead up to the start of term. Click each image for detail. This page was created in partnership with Katrina Freimane, a medical student as part of a summer studentship project in 2018.

Enrolment and registration

This is an important first step to enable you to access all that Queen's has to offer.

Office 365 *FREE​*

DO NOT purchase Office 365 for your device – as a student at Queen's, you get Office 365 for all your devices for free!


Here are some tips to help you choose the right device for your learning at university.

Getting online

One of the first things you need to do is get onine. Follow these five easy steps to get you up and running.

Finding your way

The Queen's campus and Belfast are full of places to explore, offering many tourist attractions.​​


Queen's has excellent library facilities at various locations. Take a look and find the best one for you.​

Get involved

University is not just about studying - find out about all the various activities you can get involved with at Queen's.


Click here for advice on managing your money, scholarships, on-campus jobs and financial support available at Queen's.


Adjusting to your new life at university can be stressful at times. There is a lot of support at Queen's to help you deal with any issues and make this time enjoyable and fun.​​

Health and wellbeing

In order to enjoy your time at university, it is important to stay healthy and take care of yourself.

Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of the questions that many students have asked when starting to study medicine at Queen's

Study at university

You will soon discover how studying medicine at university is very different from school and other courses. To help make this transition easier, note-taking workshops run by the medical school and a 3rd year medical student will take place in Weeks 1 and 3, where you will gain tips from other students. More information will be provided at Welcome Week.