Queen's University Belfast

Location of university

Please comment on the location of your university (city, town, etc), the campus, the facilities, and student accommodation.

2016

"It's really good. Elms accommodation is far away from campus though and I think they need more student accommodation for this and other reasons."
"It's a city, but not a particularly busy area. The uni buildings are generally all together and student accommodation is pretty much what you'd expect. I live in rented accommodation and, though my house is good, many are quite basic but the rent is significantly lower than in other parts of the UK."
"The university is really close to town, about a 20 minute walk, which is great because you can easily get in after class to do whatever you need. It's also not too close so you feel like you're at university and not just in the middle of the city. The campus is beautiful overall, with gorgeous old buildings. The library is great and has always served me well although it could benefit from allowing you to return books after hours, I think. The university could benefit from a good supermarket nearby as it's a mile to the closest decent supermarket (Tesco). The ones nearby (Spar, Russels etc) are not great."
"It's in a good place. Student accommodation could be better though."
"It's fun and there is plenty to do. There are not enough computers though and it's annoying that biological science students can't use computers in the computer science building when they can use ours. This makes it difficult to find a free computer."
"The university is in a lovely part of Belfast and is very close to the city centre, cinemas and parks etc. The gym is very new and accessible to all. Student accommodation is, at most, a 20-minute walk from campus so is very convenient."
"The location is good as it's a 15-minute walk into the city centre and we're near tons of restaurants and bars etc. Campus is nice and in an 1840s Gothic-style building. However, the politics buildings are in run-down old houses. The library is amazing."
"It's a small city with not much nightlife. Student accommodation is expensive, with limited places but of a good standard. There are great gym and library facilities and we're close to a lot of food and shopping outlets."
"All university facilities are close together and close to accommodation."
"The location of Queens is great and is close to the city centre. All facilities, including accommodation, are within walking distance of each other, which makes for great practicality."


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