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INTO Queen's photo slideshow (Sept 2010)

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  • Founded in 1845, Queen's opened in 1849 when the first students entered the magnificent new college building designed and built by Charles Lanyon. Since then, the University estate has grown to more than 300 buildings - many of them listed for their architectural importance. The first batch of students numbered 90. Today there are some 24,000.
  • The Quad is the main Centre of the University, students can sit on the benches and enjoy some quiet reading surrounded by flowery gardens, a true campus based learning environment for students who choose to study at INTO Queen’s
  • Queen’s University is situated in South Belfast, a quiet and leafy part of the City built around the River Lagan and surrounded by trees and greenery. Surrounding areas include the ‘Golden Mile’ area and the Lisburn Road, filled with restaurants, boutiques, coffee shops and bars. The University is just a fifteen minute walk to the City Centre and a ten minute walk to the Elms Village student accommodation.
  • Many international students have commented on how the Great Hall resembles the dining hall from the Harry Potter movie, and Queen’s University to be like an old castle.
  • An investment of over 260 million in the learning facilities and services at QUB for students, the McClay Library consists of three floors and is situated on the main university campus, right beside Botanic Gardens
  • All computers within the Library are brand new, part of the university’s investment in learning resources, they were fitted in 2008.
  • Filled with an abundance of books and academic journals, students are offered the highest quality services and support which are fully integrated within the building, making it an exciting and essential part of the student experience.
  • Level three at the McClay Library has group working areas for students with the choice quiet reading tables
  • An investment of 10 million was put into this state of the art physical education Centre. All full-time INTO students are entitled to free membership at the sports Centre.
  • An investment of 10 million was put into this state of the art physical education Centre. All full-time INTO students are entitled to free membership at the sports Centre.
  • The Students’ Union has three different bars, a chemist, confectionary shop, two coffee shops and a number of eateries to choose from. There are also over 150 clubs and societies within the Students’ Union so there’s always something to do!
  • The INTO Centre is a five minute walk from the Elm’s Village Accommodation and a ten minute walk away from the main campus at Queen’s. Situated at Lennoxvale, it is right across the street from the University Health Centre and convenient walking distance to the City Centre.
  • The INTO Centre
  • The Cafe Krem area food and beverages. It has a sociable area where students can eat lunch and is very reasonably priced.
  • The INTO QUB Centre opened in January 2010. Formerly two old Victorian houses, it still maintains some of the old building features, combining traditional with modern. With original stained glass windows and oak banisters leading to modern classrooms fitted with state of the art technology, students enjoy luxurious surroundings.
  • In addition to multi-media suites with the Centre, classrooms are fitted with Starboard whiteboard technology and the Learning Resources Centre is equipped with brand new computers
  • The Centre has an active social programme which runs all year round. With the help of social assistants who are current local students at Queen’s, there is something different for the students to do every week and during the weekend. The student services team are also very supportive to the students and the reception area is welcoming to student queries
  • Students studying at the INTO Centre can go use the computers or read books in the Learning Resource Centre when they like.
  • Experienced, friendly teachers, and class discussions to help improve English Language as well as individual work
  • The University offers a wide range of Scholarships throughout the twenty Schools. There are also 100% Joint venture Scholarships awarded for the value of £10,500 each year to acknowledge high achievements
  • Situated five minutes away from the Centre, the student accommodation is a purpose built student village with a Student Centre including a laundry room, cafe, BBQ area, on-site shop, Scholars bar and restaurant. It is monitored 24 hours by CCTV cmaeras and there is a 24 hour reception and security desk for students.
  • All students have their own personal bedrooms. The accommodation blocks are secured with electronic key cards. Students must have key cards to get into the blocks and their own personal bedrooms. All bedrooms have an en-suite bathroom, a study area and internet connection.
  • If students have any problems with their accommodation, as well as the Accommodation and Welfare Officer at the Centre, outside hours they can go to the reception area at Elms Village where friendly and helpful staff will assist. There is also a house keeping service within the accommodation blocks.
  • The kitchen is communal, students have their own personal secured food larders and there is a tv and recreation area where they can eat and socialise.
  • Belfast is a thriving City which was voted 2 nd safest City in the world after Tokyo (United Nations). It is also one of the lowest cost of Cities in the UK to live in. With regular flights to mainland UK Cities in less than an hour, our students regularly travel to London, Manchester, Liverpool and other UK destinations at the weekends or during term break.
  • The Titanic is one of the wonderful things to come out of Belfast
  • The River Lagan is the main river which runs right around the surrounding areas of Belfast City and ends in Belfast Lough. It runs around Queen’s University and the student accommodation of the Holylands and Stranmillis.
  • St George’s Market, Victoria Square, Castle Court, Lisburn Road and many more places to shop in Belfast
  • St George’s Market, Victoria Square, Castle Court, Lisburn Road and many more places to shop in Belfast
  • Northern Ireland is full of greenery. There are many beautiful surrounding Cities which students visit as part of the social programme.
  • The Antrim Coast comprises of the most beautiful coastal scenery. Students enjoy trips to the Giant’s Causeway and Carrick-a-rede rope bridge. A must see destination.
  • Giant’s Causeway and the Carrick-a-rede rope bridge
  • Fermanagh is known for it’s beautiful lakes, just a bus ride away from Belfast
  • As part of the social programme the students visit the Marble Arch caves in Fermanagh at the weekend. At INTO Queen’s there is always a social event planned for during the week and at the weekends to ensure students don’t feel homesick or lonely.
  • INTO end of year BBQ
  • An active social calendar to ensure students make good friends and settle in
  • INTO Queen’s student prom
  • Class trips
  • INTO Student Prom Night
  • Local Queen’s Students joining in on the social programme

INTO Queen's photo slideshow (Sept 2010) INTO Queen's photo slideshow (Sept 2010) Presentation Transcript

  • INTO Queen’s University Belfast A campus tour in pictures
  • Queen’s University Belfast
  • Lanyon Building, main campus
  • The Quad, Lanyon building
  • Situated in South Belfast
  • The Great Hall at Queen’s
  • The McClay Library at Queen’s University
  • Computing suite at the McClay Library
  • The McClay Library
  • The McClay library: spaces to study and relax
  • The Physical Education Centre at Queen’s
  • The Physical Education Centre at Queen’s
  • The Queen’s Students’ Union
  • The Students’ Union at Queen’s
  • The INTO Queen’s University Belfast Centre
  • INTO students at Queen’s University Belfast
  • Cafe Krem at the INTO Queen’s Centre
  • INTO Queen’s: modern and traditional
  • INTO Queen’s modern computing centre
  • INTO Queen’s centre staff
  • The INTO Centre lecture theatre
  • The INTO Learning Resource Centre
  • INTO Queen’s learning environment
  • INTO Queen’s Scholarships awards ceremony
  • Elms Village Student Accommodation
  • En-suite accommodation at Elms village
  • 24-hour support at Elms village
  • Social spaces and communal kitchens
  • Belfast City Hall
  • Harland and Wolff: The Titanic Shipyards
  • The River Lagan in Belfast
  • Social activities after study
  • City Centre shopping in Belfast
  • Shopping in Belfast
  • Northern Ireland: Bushmills and Glenariff
  • Northern Ireland: The Antrim Coast
  • Northern Ireland: The Antrim Coast
  • Northern Ireland: Fermanagh
  • Northern Ireland: Fermanagh’s caves
  • INTO Queen’s social activities
  • INTO Queen’s students at play
  • INTO Queen’s social activities
  • INTO student class day-trip to Stormont Parliament
  • Relaxing after class
  • Student graduation party
  • INTO Queen’s social assistants