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Welcome to Queen Mary

Joining Queen Mary

Welcome to University! We're delighted you've joined us as a Queen Mary student.

While the past year has been uncertain and at times stressful for us all, we have been working hard to ensure we are ready to welcome you to the wonderful Queen Mary community. We hope you are as excited as we are for you to join us!

Following the Government announcement of UK lockdown on 4 January, we have moved all our teaching online with immediate effect until further notice for all programmes, except for those exempted by Government. Your teaching will start on the dates planned, but sessions will now all be online for most subject areas.

Under the new UK Government restrictions, travelling within the UK is not advised except under special circumstances. If you are able to study where you are, under the new lockdown guidance you should avoid travelling. If you do not have access to adequate facilities, including internet connection and equipment, to study online, we have made study spaces Covid-secure and available on our campuses.

Lateral flow testing is available for all students and staff on our campuses, for people who don’t have symptoms of Covid-19. If you are living on our campuses, or are on a course or placement that is starting in-person teaching, please book a test on our website.

It has been a challenging time for all of us, and now more than ever it's so important to take time to look after your mental and physical wellbeing. Queen Mary provides a range of services to support your emotional wellbeing and help you stay safe and well.

The Students' Union

Queen Mary Students' Union (SU) is a student-led democratic membership organsiation that is the voice of all Queen Mary students. It's led by students across Queen Mary and ensures that the University and wider community are listening to what students want, and works to improve students' experience. 

The SU runs a wide range of activities, student groups and societies, from volunteering and fundraising to sport and student medis production. 

The  are a great place to catch up with housemates over a drink or meal, and as a registered charity every penny of profit is used to fund student activities, services and campaigns. Find out more about getting involved in the Students' Union's clubs and societies, volunteering and sport. 

This video was recorded pre-Covid and not all of the facilities are available at the moment.