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Queen's University Belfast

Coordinates: 54°35′3″N 5°56′5″W / 54.58417°N 5.93472°W / 54.58417; -5.93472
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Queen's University Belfast
Ollscoil na Banríona
Seal of Queen's University Belfast
Arms of Queen's University Belfast
Latin: Universitas Reginae Belfastiae
MottoLatin: Pro tanto quid retribuamus?
Motto in English
For so much, what shall we give back?
TypePublic research university
  • 1810 (1810) – R.B.A. Institution
  • 1845 (1845) – Queen's College
  • 1908 (1908)university status
Endowment£65.6 million (2023)[1]
Budget£462.8 million (2022/23)[1]
ChancellorHillary Clinton[2]
Vice-ChancellorSir Ian Greer
Academic staff
2,045 (2021/22)[3]
Administrative staff
2,280 (2021/22)[3]
Students25,295 (2021/22)[4]
Undergraduates17,970 (2021/22)[4]
Postgraduates7,325 (2021/22)[4]
Other students
2,250 (Colleges)
54°35′3″N 5°56′5″W / 54.58417°N 5.93472°W / 54.58417; -5.93472
NewspaperThe Gown
ColoursBlue, green and black
Websitequb.ac.uk Edit this at Wikidata
Logo of Queen's University Belfast

The Queen's University of Belfast, commonly known as Queen's University Belfast, is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The university received its charter in 1845 as "Queen's College, Belfast", and opened four years later.

It offers about 300 academic degree programmes at various levels.[5] The current president and vice-chancellor is Ian Greer. The annual income of the university for 2022–23 was £462.8 million, of which £103.1 million was from research grants and contracts. Expenditure was £466.5 million.[1]

Queen's is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, Universities UK and Universities Ireland. The university is associated with two Nobel laureates and one Turing Award laureate.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Annual Report 2022–23" (PDF). Queen's University Belfast. p. 90. Retrieved 13 December 2023.
  2. "Hillary Clinton appointed chancellor of Queen's University, Belfast". London: BBC News. 2 January 2020. Archived from the original on 2 January 2020. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Who's working in HE?". www.hesa.ac.uk.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Where do HE students study? | HESA". www.hesa.ac.uk.
  5. "Teaching Quality". Queen's University Belfast. Archived from the original on 17 April 2008. Retrieved 4 March 2008.