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Executive Officer Profile: Shamima and Talhah

We sat down with our VP Welfare, Shamima, and President, Talhah, to discuss their experiences as a student starting at Queen Mary!read more

 
Register to Vote - Executive Officer Statement

Read your Executive Officer's statement regarding the recent news of a snap general election and why YOU should register to vote!read more

 
Join our official Halls Facebook groups!

Moving into Halls in September? Join our official Halls pages on Facebook to find your flatmates and be the first to hear about Fresheread more

 
Avoid Fake Freshers' Groups

Over the last few years, a few unofficial Freshers’ Facebook pages have been set up to advertise fake or unofficial Freshers’ events iread more

 
 

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Executive Officer Profile: Shamima and Talhah

We sat down with our VP Welfare, Shamima, and President, Talhah, to discuss their experiences as a student starting at Queen Mary!read more.

 
Register to Vote - Executive Officer Statement

Read your Executive Officer's statement regarding the recent news of a snap general election and why YOU should register to vote!read more.

 
Join our official Halls Facebook groups!

Moving into Halls in September? Join our official Halls pages on Facebook to find your flatmates and be the first to hear about Freshers' 2019.read more.

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Avoid Fake Freshers' Groups

Over the last few years, a few unofficial Freshers’ Facebook pages have been set up to advertise fake or unofficial Freshers’ events in and around Lonread more.

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Meet your President: Talhah Atcha

We sat down with your 2019-20 QMSU President, Talhah Atcha, to discuss his plans for the year and favourite places on campus!read more.

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Meet your VP Barts and The London: Megan Annetts

We caught up with your 2019-20 Vice President Barts and the London, Megan Annetts, to find out what advice she'd give to incoming students!read more.

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Executive Officer Profile: Shamima and Talhah

We sat down with our VP Welfare, Shamima, and President, Talhah, to discuss their experiences as a student starting at Queen Mary!

 
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Welcome Fair 2019

Join us at our Welcome Fair where you can join societies, sports clubs, volunteering groups, student media outlets, grab freebies and much more!

 
Islamophobia Awareness Month

How to get your society involved!

 
 
Register to Vote - Executive Officer Statement

Read your Executive Officer's statement regarding the recent news of a snap general election and why YOU should register to vote!

 
SALE: Get 15% off gym memberships

For a limited time only, get 15% off our 9 & 12 month membership prices! Offer ends on 30th Sept at midnight.

 
Welcome Fair 2019

Join us at our Welcome Fair where you can join societies, sports clubs, volunteering groups, student media outlets, grab freebies and much more!

 
Course Rep Elections 2019

Want to represent your peers on your course? Nominate yourself to be a course rep here! Nominations open on Monday 16th September

 
Get Active Courses

Learn a new sport or develop your skills with our Get Active Courses. All courses include expert tuition from a qualified coach and all equipment is provided.

 
Vacancy - Community Sport Intern

Join the team! Applications are open for the Community Sport Intern role.

 
Liberation Fund

The Liberation Fund provides funding for student reps and Student Groups to run projects, campaigns and events relating to liberation.

 
Our Green Heroes!

Some of our star students leading on sustainability.

 
Freshers' Pass 2019

Your passport to Freshers' 2019. Save up to £70 by purchasing a Freshers' Pass for just £49!

 
Join a Student Media Outlet!

Gain experience in the media industry, make friends and have fun!

 
Freshers' Events

Find out more about the only Official Queen Mary Freshers' events line-up for 2019

 
Freshers' Events 2019

Check out the only Official Queen Mary Freshers' events and see what we have planned for you in September!

 
Free printing in the Students' Union Hub

Free printing is now available in the Hub! Simply download the Printt app to print what you need for free.

 
Learning Cafe Summer Closure

The Learning Cafe is currently closed. It will re-open on Friday 13th September. Pop-in to the Library for our great range of hot drinks, sandwiches & food to go.

 
New Clothing Range

Visit the Union Shop for our great new range of Queen Mary branded clothing, merchandise and stationery. Find us next to Qmotion.

 
Find a Sports Club

Join one of over 60 Sports Clubs to train, compete and represent Queen Mary in local, national and international competitions.

 
Join our official Halls Facebook groups!

Moving into Halls in September? Join our official Halls pages on Facebook to find your flatmates and be the first to hear about Freshers' 2019.

 
Looking to book hospitality?

The Shield offers a hospitality service around campus for all types of events!

 
Become a Students' Union Volunteer

Do you want to make a positive difference in the local community? Click here to find out how to get involved.

 
Freshers' Events 2019

Check out the only official Queen Mary Freshers' events, tickets and updates.

 
Outstanding Societies!

Not sure what society to join? Check out our outstanding Societies who all completed our excellence award programme.

 
Apply Now

Apply now to be on the Elite Athlete Programme

 
Early Bird Coffee

Start your day by popping in to Ground Cafe between 8am-10am and enjoy a morning coffee from only £1.40!

 
Our Facilities

Whether you are new to the gym or an advanced trainer, we have the facilities and equipment to ensure you get a great workout

 
Ankur Goenka - BSc Economics, Finance and Management

Current KEG member finance related internship story.

 
Freshers Brunch

Head to The Griff Inn on Sunday 15th September to meet your fellow students and chat over a delicious brunch!

 
Get Involved

Looking for ways to be more green? Read our hints and tips here and find out how you can get involved.

 
Join us at our Welcome Fair

Come and check out what the Students' Union has to offer and grab some freebies! Find out more about our Sports Clubs and much more!

 
Join us at our Welcome Fair

Come and check out what the Students' Union has to offer and grab some freebies! Find out more about our Societies and much more!

 
Get Active Anytime

In partnership with local venues and facilities, you are now able to participate as and when you want. View the venues' timetable for public access, bring along your Student ID card, and have fun!

 
Union Shop Shake Bar

Visit the Shake Bar in the Union Shop for our range of freshly made Protein Shakes, Smoothies & Vegetable Juices

 
Student Partnership Conference 2019

Read more about the Student Partnership Conference, a full day of workshops, skills development, networking and discussions.

 
Autumn Elections 2019

Could you lead the Students' Union? Nominations for the Autumn Elections are now open, closes Friday 27th September at 4pm.

 
Women's Football and Futsal Specialist Hub

We are the only London-based university to be selected as a specialist hub in collaboration with BUCS and The FA.

 
Charterhouse Square BBQ

Come down to our beautiful Charterhouse Square campus for a delicious BBQ and to get to know your fellow postgraduate students!

 
Volunteering & RAG Welcome Talks

Come along on 24th and 26th of September and see how you can get involved!

 
Avoid Fake Freshers' Groups

Over the last few years, a few unofficial Freshers’ Facebook pages have been set up to advertise fake or unofficial Freshers’ events in and around London.

 
Queen Mary Express Card

Guaranteed queue jump and entry to every Drapers' event all year - only £120. Get your VIP Annual Pass now.

 
Queen Mary Express Card

Save £200, get entry to ALL Drapers' events and guaranteed queue jump for the whole year with a Queen Mary Express card. Buy yours now.

 
Our Elite Athletes
Fencing

Find out more about our current Elite Athletes

 
Student Media Meet & Greet

Come and find out which outlet suits you!

 
How to get involved with RAG

New to Queen Mary? Why not get involved in fundraising!

 
Your Coffee's Journey

Find out more about the journey of your coffee from the Rwandan Hills to your cup!

 
Free personalised gym programme
Personal Training Session

All members can access a free personalised gym programme updated every 6 weeks, plus over 25 gym classes a week!

 
The Enchanted Palace – Kensington Palace

Sophie Burke checks out the magical exhibition.

 
Current KEG football schedual

Friday 1pm @ Mile End park.

 
Join us at our Welcome Fair

Come and check out what the Students' Union has to offer and grab some freebies! Find out more about Student Media and much more!

 
This Girl Can Get Active

Find out all about our female-only sessions here!

 
Volunteer Fair 2019

Find us in The Octagon in the Queen's Building from 12 noon to 3pm on Wednesday 2nd October to find volunteering opportunities for you

 
Meet your President: Talhah Atcha

We sat down with your 2019-20 QMSU President, Talhah Atcha, to discuss his plans for the year and favourite places on campus!

 
20+ Water Fountains on Mile End Campus!

Looking for your nearest water fountain on campus? View our map here.

 
Education Awards 2019

Take a look at all of the winners of the Teaching Awards categories and the Course Rep Award categories.

 
Cup for Life

Purchase a Cup for Life for £6 and enjoy 20% off all future coffee purchases. It's just one way your Students' Union is being green.

 
Final Whistle

Final Whistle is your chance to celebrate Barts and The London teams’ sporting successes every Wednesday.

 
Find out more about our Multi-Faith Centre

The Multi-Faith Centre is on the 2nd floor of the Students' Union Hub offering a space for reflection, contemplation & prayer.

 
Hello from your Students' Union!

Welcome to Queen Mary Students' Union! Want to find out more about who we are and what we do?

 
Cup for Life

Purchase a Cup for Life for £6 and enjoy 20% off all future coffee purchases. It's just one way your Students' Union is being green.

 
Krispy Kreme doughnuts

Did you know the Union Shop stocks Krispy Kreme doughnuts? Enjoy a delicious treat in-store today!

 
Meal Deal

Pick from over 50 products in our great value £3.35 Meal Deal in-store. Perfect for lunch on the go.

 
Elite Athlete Programme

As a Students' Union we're committed to ensuring our Elite Athletes can compete at the highest level whilst studying.

 
Become a Leader with Community Sport

Find out more about the opportunities available with Community Sport

 
Join the OFFICIAL Freshers' Facebook group!

Are you a #FutureQMUL student? Make sure you join the only OFFICIAL Freshers' 2019-20 Facebook group to meet new friends, talk about your halls, your course and find out all the latest news! #QMUL

 
Have you picked up a loyalty card?

Pick up a loyalty card to start collecting stamps and get your 10th hot drink free at the Shield!

 
Join a Society

Browse our list of Societies and by membership online!

 
Short-term loan
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We can offer a short-term loan to help students who have run into unexpected shortfalls in their budget.

 
Venue Hire

Need to hire out our venue for an event? Suitable for a range of social events, parties and much more! Want to find out more?

 
Class Timetable

View our studio timetable to see what classes we got on offer! With over 25 classes a week we have something to suit everyone!

 
Budget Jones...

Guess who’s back with a brand new bag (and boots?) Your favourite student shopaholic, Budget Jones.

 
KEG Society session schedual

Session normally starts on Friday @ 8 30pm at the KEG house.

 
Get 50% off Papa Johns

Use code QMUL50 to get 50% at Papa Johns. Available at Hoxton store only, offer ends 31st August 2020.

 
Feedback

At Get Active we're always looking to develop and improve our programme, so if you have any feedback please let us know!

 
Meet your VP Barts and The London: Megan Annetts

We caught up with your 2019-20 Vice President Barts and the London, Megan Annetts, to find out what advice she'd give to incoming students!

 
Follow us on Facebook

For the latest update on what we're doing and how you can get involved.

 
External hire

The Students' Union Hub is available to hire for meetings and events. Book a single room or the whole building!

 
Be Kind to Your Mind

Our mindfulness campaign offering lots of tips for positive mental wellbeing.

 
Our Coffee

Find out more about the journey of our coffee from the Rwandan hills to your cup.

 
Enjoy a Coffee in-store

Enjoy hot drinks in our in-store cafe seating area. Click here to find out more about where your coffee comes from!

 
Club Sport Awards

See the individual and team winners of the 2019 Sports Awards

 
Keep up to date with Mile End RAG

Join us on Facebook

 
Loyalty Card

Regular coffee drinker? Pick up one of our loyalty cards to get your free coffee!

 
Check out the Drapers menu!

We offer a wide range of food to suit all tastes! Want to view our menu? Click here to download!

 
Check out the Griff Inn menu!

We offer a wide range of food to suit all tastes and offer options for those with special dietary requirements!

 
Hungry? New menu out ready for Freshers!

Get a taste for our great burgers,. pizzas, wraps and more by viewing our 2018-19 menu

 
KEG Fantasy Investment Division

KEG offers a new fun way for members to keep on top of Market news and trends by competing with other members for the highest return on fantasy sum of £100,000 each month. Prize awarded for winner.

 
Meet your VP Welfare: Shamima Akter

We sat down with your 2019-20 Vice President Welfare, Shamima Akter, to discuss her priorities for the year ahead!

 
Freshers Pass 2019

Your passport to Freshers' 2019. Get access to all this year's official Freshers' events and save up to £70 with a Freshers' Pass.

 
Our Coffee

We've selected a new coffee blend that tastes great, is good for the environment and gives back to the communities where it was created

 
Like us on Facebook!

See our latest news and events on our Facebook page!

 
Like us on Facebook

See our latest news and events on our Facebook page!

 
KEG Ice Hockey Division

A chance for all budding ice hockey players to get their skates on and play some real hockey.

 
Meet your VP Education: Annika Ramos

We had a chat with your 2019-20 Vice President Education, Annika Ramos, about her ideas for the upcoming year!

 
The Official 2019 Freshers' Group

Join the only Official Queen Mary Freshers' Facebook group for Freshers' 2019 events, news and updates.

 
Tyra's back!

Amy Bowles on the all new season of America’s Next Top Model

 
Xavier Labelle - BSc Economics, Finance and Management

Current member finance internship story.

 
Increased funding for Liberation Campaigns

After a motion at Student Council, your Executive Officers have successfully lobbied QMUL for £20,000 for a Liberation Fund next year!

 
Meet your Executive Officers

Find out who is representing you here at Queen Mary, meet your new Executive Officers!

 
E-Tail Therapy

The high street moves online.

 
Pride Profile: BL LGBT+ Rep, Zoe Binse

For our final Pride Profile, we sat down with the incoming Barts and The London LGBT+ Officer, Zoe Binse, about making LGBT+ events more intersectional.

 
Fashion in Art

Rosamunde Wells dropped by the Eyestorm Art Galleries to check out the stylish exhibition.

 
Pride Profile: Trans Rep, Courtney Mann

We sat down with incoming Trans Rep, Courtney Mann, to discuss what she wants to achieve this year!

 
Grace Kelly: The End of an Era

AS THE Grace Kelly exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum draws to a close, Caitlin Morely takes us through the life and wardrobe of the style icon.

 
Pride Profile: ME LGBT+ Rep, Jedd Higgins

We sat down with incoming Mile End LGBT+ Rep, Jedd Higgins, about what Pride means to her!

 
Paris Nous T’Aimons!

The fashion week season drew to a close this week with the fashion capital and city of romance Paris. Fashion Editors Chinazo and Rachel present their top picks!

 
What should students know about the TEF?

VP Education, Redwan Shahid, spoke at a seminar on the TEF and highlights the issues of oversimplification and the subjectivity of TEF.

 
New Face - Caspar Smyth

Joss Meek catches up with model Caspar Smyth.

 
Pride Profile: VP Welfare, Ella Harvey

For Pride month, we're showcasing some of our amazing LGBT+ student officers, kicking things off is Vice President Welfare, Ella Harvey!

 
Ciao Milano!

Last week saw fashion week descend upon Italy’s cultural capital. Here are our picks from the Milan shows.

 
Student Rights - Executive Officers' Open Letter

An open letter by Queen Mary Students' Union Executive Officers to the Students Rights organisation, due to its Islamophobic and racist behavior.

 
Harry Grindrod Says...

Fashion tips for the style conscious male.

 
Opening Hours for Semester 1

Check out the opening hours of our shops, cafes and bars for the first semester of the 2019/20 academic year!

 
New York, New York

Our fashion editors pick out the highlights of this seasons catwalk.

 
Harry Grindrod Says...

Fashion tips for the style conscious male.

 
Free Printing at the Students' Union!

Have you tried our new, free printer in the Students' Union Hub yet?

 
Isabella Blow: From Beginning to End

Isabella blow was one of the most significant figures in the fashion industry throughout her 20 year career. Rachel Cain presents the life of this remarkable woman.

 
International Day of Persons with Disabilities

A blog post by your Mile End Disabled and SLD Representative to recognise the International Day of Persons With Disabilities 2018

 
London Calling

Fashion week hit our capital city last week. Here are our favourite picks!

 
Item of the Month

Spice up your wardrobe with our pick of the month.

 
Our new tea has a great story!

Birchall Tea, coming soon to Ground Cafe, has a great taste and a great story!

 
Harry Grindrod Says...

Fashion tips for the style conscious male.

 
Managing your money at university

We've got some hints and tips on how to make the best of your budget at University