NUS Delegate and Student Trustee Vanessa Beale talks about her experience at NUS Conference and updates on what happened, the policies passed and how you can get involved.
Shamima, your Students' Union President, marks the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, which is a religious month observed by many Muslims around the world.
Nobody should feel isolated or lonely at University! That's why the Students' Union has teamed up with Umii to help you connect with other Queen Mary students based on your interests. Find out more about why Georgia set-up Umii.
The National Student Survey and UK Engagement Survey are open! Not only is it an opportunity to provide feedback, but a donation to our RAG charities will be made for every completion!
This week is World Autism Awareness Week and we'll be highlighting the work of Project SEARCH and the contributions their interns have made to the Students' Union and University.
Students' Union services will be closed for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.
Lots of policies were passed at our March Student Council meeting, including policies relating to education, accessibility, sustainability and welfare.
The Executive Officers have released a statement regarding the murder of Sarah Everard and the support services available to students.
We are currently recruiting student facilitators to deliver mental health workshops as part of the Step-Up: University project run by Rethink Mental Illness.
As part of Asian Heritage Month an anonymous student talks about their experiences of queerness in the London Tamil community
As part of Asian Heritage Month, student Raiyah Butt from Diaspora Speaks highlights some South Asian landmarks in East London that are worth a visit!
Your International Reps and Tiana, VP Communities, update on several projects the Students' Union has been working on on behalf of international students at Queen Mary.
We have put together some resources to support students who are currently renting private accommodation, including a letter you can send to your landlord.
It's International Women's Day. Today we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women whilst also calling for equality.
Read our joint statement with the University on the measures that will be put in place to mitigate against the overall negative effects of the pandemic.
Your Students' Union President Shamima gives an update on the national Students United Against Fees campaign
Please see an update on our latest work on rent and accommodation, plus an update on our support for the QMUL Rent Strike campaign.
This week is National HIV Testing Week in England and was set up to promote regular testing to reduce the number of undiagnosed people or those diagnosed late with HIV.
Today is internationally recognised as Holocaust Memorial Day, so our Vice President Communities has written some thoughts about this year's theme, Be The Light in the Darkness.
Read an update from your Executive Officer regarding the ongoing rent and accommodation issues experienced by students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A joint statement from Queen Mary Students' Union and Queen Mary University of London on ensuring fair assessments throughout the pandemic.
A relaxed space on our Whitechapel campus providing great food and drink. In the evenings, the space transforms to host a range of events.
Read the joint letter sent by Russel Group Students' Unions in response to the current arrangements within Universities' for assessments and grading during the pandemic.
Ready an update from your Vice President Welfare & Vice President Communities, Jack & Tiana, about the current progress regarding discussions of rent with the University.
A space for quiet reflection and prayer for both students and staff on the second floor of the Students' Union Hub.
An update from Aphrodite, your Vice President Science & Engineering, regarding your academic experience and our work on the No-Detriment policy.
Chill-out space where you can socialise with your friends. In the evenings, it is home to some of our club nights.
Great quality food at affordable prices, it is also home to some of our biggest and best on-campus events.
Ellie Asquith who is a Community Foundation Leader and a member of the BUCS Women's Leadership Programme tells us how she got involved with sport.
Qmotion is home to a fully equipped open plan gym, a Sports hall, a Female only gym, squash court and Studio rooms hosting a range of daily activities and classes.
Shayma Ahmed who is a Young Leaders Academy graduate currently studying Sport & Exercise Science at LSBU tells us how she got involved with sport.
Learn about the work we are doing through our action plan to challenge all forms of sexual and gender-based violence at Queen Mary.
Check out these profiles of influential figures within the transgender community to mark Transgender Day of Remembrance.
This Girl Can is a campaign developed by Sport England that promotes and celebrates female participation in physical activity. Find out more about we're doing over the next week.
Your Vice President Welfare Jack has begun working on a new project looking at the University’s Financial Assistance Fund.
We are delighted to announce that as of Monday 17th May we will be taking bookings for our sports hall and mind and body studio.
Written by Neha Kasera from our Diaspora Speaks outlet, this article looks at different individual's experiences of being trans in India.
Mat & Aphrodite are working on a campus safety plan to improve safety on all the Queen Mary campuses and the surrounding areas.
Relax in our high street style café with a great range of food and drink from toasted paninis to Fairtrade coffee and refreshing fruit smoothies.
Take advantage of our new special offers, including 1 month student peak membership for £19.99 and our new special 8 week peak membership deal for students, staff and the public. No joining fees or ongoing contracts.
CUB and Diaspora Speaks take away 3 awards!
Check out some of the great opportunities for you to give back during this difficult time. With a combination of online, seasonal and in-person volunteering opportunities, you can choose which one suits you!
Vice President Communities Tiana has been working with the Jewish Society and Union of Jewish Students in regarding to adopting the IHRA definition of anti-semitism.
Finally, we spoke with your Students' Union President, Shamima, to talk about her plans for the upcoming year and any advice she has for our incoming first years!
Get to know your new VP Science and Engineering, Aphrodite, who talks about what she has planned for the faculty for the upcoming year!
Aleksandra Olszewska discusses how she's adapted to online learning and how the Forest app, a schedule, her favourite stationery and wellbeing walks have all helped her to study well.
Course Rep Aiyana Khan shares her Study Well tips in our latest Study Well sessions blog post.
Beatrix, Disabled & Specific Learning Differences Representative for Mile End discusses her top study tips and her favourite recipes, featuring banana pancakes!
Do you want to become more involved in your Students’ Union? Would you like to have the opportunity to scrutinise the work of your Elected Representatives?
It is with regret we have had to temporarily close the Multi-Faith Centre due to ongoing misuse of the space.
Cameron and Aphrodite are working on a project to improve the employability support available to students at Queen Mary.
Get a taste for our great burgers, pizzas, wraps and more by viewing our latest menu.
All our members can access a free personalised training programme every 6 weeks.
As part of our introduction to your new Executive Officers, we sat down with Jack Juckes, your new Vice President Welfare!
The Executive Officers update on the Students United Against Fees (SUAF) campaign and the day of action taking place on Thursday 29th April.
At the last Student Council meeting, elected representatives voted to adopt the IHRA definition of antisemitism
Looking to join a new society, but not sure where to start? Why not check out our Excellence Award winning societies
It's October and Black History Month. Join us in celebrating Black culture and learning about Black History, with a wide range of events and activities organised by students!
Welcome to Queen Mary! Find out more about what we have planned for you this September and beyond.
Read our latest Covid-19 information and FAQs
Jack, VP Welfare, & Tiana, VP Communities, talk about the value of being respectful of people's pronouns and how they can make others feel more comfortable.
Project Doctorate is a new initiative focussing on increasing the Students' Union's engagement with postgraduate students.
Choose from over 50 products in our great value lunchtime Meal Deal. Pick a main, snack and drink for just £3.30. Perfect for lunch on the go!
Our Societies Instagram page is in desperate need of images so, send us your pictures!
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!
With the latest easing of government restrictions, Drapers will be back open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings for a series of events.
With the easing of government restrictions there are some further changes to Students' Union services, including Drapers partially-reopening for events.
Your Vice President Welfare, Jack Juckes, has released a short statement on the importance of taking care of your wellbeing.
Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the latest announcements, news, photos and special offers
Enjoy lunch at Ground Cafe with one of our delicious toasted paninis and a regular hot drink or iced coffee for £4.95.
Visit the Union Shop to check out our great new range of official Queen Mary branded clothing, merchandise, stationery and gifts. You can also buy from our new online shop.
For the latest updates on what we're doing and how you can get involved.
As a Students' Union we're committed to ensuring our Elite Athletes can compete at the highest level whilst studying.
Why not sign-up to our volunteering newsletter to hear about the opportunities that you can get involved with every month? You'll be the first to hear about what's on offer!
Dr. Catherine Silverstone, Head of the School of English and Drama tragically passed away on Sunday 4th October 2020. Here is a message from the Students' Union.
Since the start of the Covid-1 9 pandemic the Students’ Union has been working closely with the university to ensure decisions are made in the best interests of students.
In our second Executive Officer profile, we spoke with your new VP Humanities and Social Sciences, Cameron Storey!
Science and Engineering students’ overall grade must reach a certain threshold to be eligible to do a research project in their third year. Aphordite is seeking to change this!
Introducing our first ever Vice President Communities, Tiana chatted with us about her favourite areas of East London, as well as her advice for incoming students!
Your Executive Officers have been busy making improvements to how we represent you and your education with the University!
Our Democracy Review is nearly complete. It aims to increase the student voice at Queen Mary and empower students to create change together.
As part of our 2020 Pride Profiles, we sat down with our incoming VP HSS, Cameron, to talk about how he's spending Pride this year....
Our spaces are open and you're welcome to use them. Please ensure you follow the guidance within each space & maintain social distancing.
Seeks feedback from and represents students on non-clinical Allied Courses.
We caught up with your incoming Mile End LGBT+ Rep, Taylor, to talk about the plans for the upcoming year....
See our latest news and events on our Facebook page!
Works to develop links with Barts and The London graduates. They'll provide them with updates and support with events and activities.
We're excited to welcome you back at Qmotion! Check out the changes we've made to ensure you have a safe space whilst working out.
As part of Study Well, MBBS Medicine student and Circadian Editor in Chief Harris Nageswaran, discusses the importance of routine
Our latest statement and action plan regarding incidents of sexual violence and harassment.
Aleksandra, Volunteering Officer, talks to us about her Study Well tips including her favourite podcasts, playlists and recipes!
Creates change and represents BL students of African, Asian, Caribbean, Arab, Latin American & Pacific descent.
Your Trans Representative Courtney Mann shares a statement on the repealing of the Gender Recognition Act
Your incoming Vice President Barts and The London, Mat Robathan, spoke with us about why Pride is important to him and how he plans to support the LGBT+ communities next year...
Yassar, Gozo Representative, tells us about his top study tips, favourite study playlists and recipes and where he likes to study!
Read the statement from your Executive Officers, expressing their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement
Seeks feedback from and represents students on Part 3 of the MBBS programme or an intercalated degree. They'll also co-chair the Senior SSLC.
Sign the open letter that was sent to the University over their response to George Floyd's murder and the Black Lives Matter movement
The leader of the Dental Society represents Dental students and works to improve their student experience within dentistry.
Take a look at some resources of how you can help and support those who need it right now, which were kindly compiled by our ACS Society..
Seeks feedback from and represents students who are studying BDS Dentistry. They'll also chair the SSLC (Student Staff Liaison Committee),
Don't forgot to check out Part 2 of our Be Kind To Your Mind Guide, which focuses on mindfulness, learning new skills and giving back to the community!
As part of our Be Kind To Your Mind re-launch, we talk about the importance of connecting with others and staying active during your time inside during Covid-19
Helps to engage students in BLSA by supporting marketing, campaigns and social media and by developing the BLSA brand.
Organises events for students at Barts and The London and supports the promotion of events and activities.
Is responsible for BLSA's relationship with sponsors and other external organisations. They'll also seek sponsorship for key events throughout the year.
Seeks feedback from and represents students studying at the Medical School in Gozo, Malta.
Represents & leads the Gozo Society. Responsible for organising activities for students that study at the Gozo Campus in Malta.
Seeks feedback from and represents international students at BL on the academic and welfare issues affecting them.
Seeks feedback from and is voice of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans plus BL community. They also work on related campaigns and projects.
Throughout LGBT+ History Month, we sat down with various members of the LGBT+ community here at Queen Mary, read Storm's profile now!
The RAG Officer (BL) will choose the BL RAG charities for the year and work with others to find innovative, exciting ways to fundraise.
Represent students on Part 1 & 2 of the MBBS or a foundation level medicine course. You'll also chair the Junior SSLC.
Supports the BLSA Board by helping to schedule and promote meetings, taking minutes and ensuring the meetings operate smoothly.
Represents society members and acts as their voice, approves new societies, allocates funding and helps to improve society processes and support.
Represents BL Sports Clubs and their members and leads the Club Sport Committee to approve new Sports Clubs and allocate funding.
Runs campaigns and projects, organises events and raises awareness of sustainable behaviours and issues.
The VP Barts is one of the BLSA student leaders. They will plan flagship events and community-building initiatives, and support BLSA operations.
The VP London is one of the BLSA student leaders. They will plan flagship events and community-building initiatives, and support BLSA operations.
Seeks feedback from and represents students involved in volunteering. They also support events and training.
Seeks feedback and represents students on welfare, equal opportunity and welfare issues in the School of Medicine and Dentistry.
Seeks feedback and represents the interests of women and is their voice on issues they face. They also lead the Women's Forum.