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The Shield Café

With it's chilled out atmosphere, it's the ideal place to take a break whilst enjoying a coffee or one of our great lunch options.

 
The Griff Inn

A relaxed space on our Whitechapel campus providing great food and drink. In the evenings, the space transforms to host a range of events.

 
BLSA Building

Located at our Whitechapel campus, this building is home to a shop, bar, study spaces, faith rooms & more.

 
Multi-Faith Centre

A space for quiet reflection and prayer for both students and staff on the second floor of the Students' Union Hub.

 
Drapers Lounge

Chill-out space where you can socialise with your friends. In the evenings, it is home to some of our club nights.

 
Drapers Bar & Kitchen

Great quality food at affordable prices, it is also home to some of our biggest and best on-campus events.

 
Give It, Don’t Bin It with Queen Mary’s Reuse Scheme

Heading home this December, but not sure what to do with your spare stuff? Donate your unwanted items to Queen Mary’s Reuse Scheme to help future students, local charities and the planet.

 
Qmotion Sport & Fitness Centre

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.

 
Festive Opening Hours 2021

The holiday season is coming and hours across your Students’ Union will be different over the festive period. View our article to see the times for all our spaces.

 
Working with Library Services
Image of a selection of multi-coloured books on a shelf

Your Executive Officers and Students' Union have been working Library Services to ensure that the services and spaces of the library meet your needs.

 
Union Shop

Your one-stop shop for day-to-day essentials, stationery and food to go. You can also find a wide range of Queen Mary clothing and merchandise.

 
Students' Union & University SET event

The Students' Union organised a special pilot student-staff networking event between student leaders in the Students' Union and the Queen Mary Senior Executive Team. Find out what we discussed and what's next!

 
Village Shop

Offering a range of leading national and international food brands, groceries and household essentials, in the heart of the Student Village.

 
11 November, Armistice Day

Remembrance Sunday is always held on the second Sunday in November, while Armistice Day is always held on the eleventh day of the eleventh month to commemorate the signing of the armistice.

 
Guest Blog: Relationship with Writing

Amy, 2nd year Computer Science PhD, talks about dyslexia, fear, perfectionism and the relationship with writing.

 
A Beginner’s Guide to COP 26

Find out more from the student members of Queen Mary Students’ Union’s Sustainability Board about COP26 and how to get involved with sustainability at Queen Mary.

 
Interview: Aisha Qadi

Hear from School of Biological and Behavioural Sciences Rep, Aisha, about her Instagram Q&A for IAM, her rep role and plans for the year.

 
Ground Café

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.

 
Guest Blog: Kindness Always

Maddy, Drama and English Graduate (2011), talks about the importance of kindness.

 
Interview: Rahma Hegy

Hear from Rahma, our Barts and The London Pre-Clinical Rep, about her upcoming event, the importance of challenging Islamophobia, and what it means to be a rep.

 
A statement from the Executive Officers regarding drink spiking

Content warning: This message concerns spiking and, as such, contains references that some students may find distressing

 
Liberation Fund

Learn more about our Liberation Fund for projects and events that aim to challenge structural oppression & support marginalised communities.

 
The Nest

Our study and social space with bookable pods for meetings or studying, computers and cosy study spaces, an ideal place to pass the time.

 
Guest Blog: Support

Hear from Cherloria, Politics Graduate (2003) about studying as a disabled student at Queen Mary.

 
What are we doing to ensure you feel safe in our spaces?

We have changed a number of our procedures to make sure you feel safe in our spaces. This includes training, test kits, increased security at our venues and more.

 
Interview: Khalid Al-Tamimy

Khalid, President of the Islamic Society (ISOC), and a member of the IAM 2021 Organising Committee, discusses the campaign and why it's important to raise awareness of Islamophobia.

 
Earlybird

Get a free Croissant or Pain au Chocolat with a large hot drink purchase. Offer available every day until 10am.

 
BL Families

Learn more about BL Families, our Welcome Week peer mentoring scheme for students at Barts and The London.

 
How I adapted to online University?

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.

 
Study Well Sessions: Aiyana Khan

Course Rep Aiyana Khan shares her Study Well tips in our latest Study Well sessions blog post.

 
Study Well Sessions: Beatrix Andrews

Beatrix, Disabled & Specific Learning Differences Representative for Mile End discusses her top study tips and her favourite recipes, featuring banana pancakes!

 
Students' Union Hub

Home to the Students’ Union Reception. Play some table football or take advantage of our free microwaves to heat up your lunch.

 
Tuesdays Deal

Get 20% off loaded fries every Tuesday at The Griff Inn.

 
How We Are Keeping You Safe

With Government’s recent announcement regarding face coverings we wanted to remind our community that ensuring the wellbeing of our members and staff as our first priority, we want to take the time to remind you that there is still work to be done in order to keep ourselves and our community safe.

 
Volunteer at Bow Foodbank - New Wednesday Shifts Available!

Volunteer shifts available every Monday morning and Wednesday afternoon!

 
Sexual & Gender-based Violence Action Plan 2020/21

Learn about the work we are doing through our action plan to challenge all forms of sexual and gender-based violence at Queen Mary.

 
President

The President leads the Students' Union, works on the issues students are passionate about and works to improve your student experience.

 
View our new 2021-22 menu

Looking for a tasty meal on campus? Download our latest menu here. We are currently running a reduced menu, but don't worry, all of your favourites are still here!

 
HFE Chooses Qmotion to Deliver Its Personal Training Courses in London

HFE a leading fitness industry training provider, chooses Qmotion as its latest London-based training venue to deliver its YMCA Awards and CIMSPA-backed personal training courses and qualifications.

 
Fries-Days

Fancy an upgrade? On Fridays, you can upgrade your fries on any meal for free.

 
Vice President Communities

Represents you and works on matters relating to liberation, equality, diversity and inclusion and the Liberation Months.

 
Enjoy our £3.49 Meal Deal

Choose from over 50 products in our great value lunchtime Meal Deal. Pick a main, snack and drink for just £3.49. Perfect for lunch on the go!

 
 
UCU Strikes: FAQ's

As many of you are aware, UCU is currently considering taking strike action or another form of industrial action. Read our frequently asked questions here.

 
Tuesdays Deal

Get 20% off loaded fries every Tuesday at Drapers.

 
Vice President Welfare

Represents you on welfare matters and runs activities and campaigns relating to student welfare, mental health, housing, safety, and student support.

 
Coronavirus – Your education

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.

 
The Black History of Coffee

It’s difficult to talk about the journey coffee has through without acknowledging its dark past. The road to ending up in all of our lives..

 
Vice President Barts and The London

Leads BLSA, represents students and works on education, welfare and other matters to ensure a great student experience at BL.

 
Democracy Review

Our Democracy Review is nearly complete. It aims to increase the student voice at Queen Mary and empower students to create change together.

 
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

 
Hail Scary & Final Whistle - events postponed

Following our statement regarding drink spiking and student safety, we have released an update regarding the Hail Scary and Final Whistle events due to take place on Wednesday 27th.

 
Vice President Humanities and Social Sciences

Represents students in the faculty and works on education matters such as teaching quality, library provision and feedback.

 
 
The results of the Course Rep Elections are here….

The results of the Course Rep Elections 2021 are in, find out who's been elected.

 
Vice President Science and Engineering

Represents students in the faculty and works on matters relating to education such as teaching quality, library provision and feedback.

 
Your Coffee's Journey

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

 
Autumn Elections Results 2021-22

View the winners of our 2021-22 Autumn Elections. Thank you to all the candidates who nominated themselves and took part in the Elections. Course Rep Elections Results will be released on Friday 15th October.

 
Student Trustee (x4)

Trustees are ultimately responsible for the management and oversight of the Students' Union and setting its strategic direction.

 
 
Pride Profile: Isidora

This month, we’ve been speaking to a few of your student representatives to get their thoughts on Pride! This week we chatted to Isidora, your incoming LGBT+ Rep (Mile End) for 2021-22

 
Allied Courses Representative

Seeks feedback from and represents students on non-clinical Allied Courses.

 
 
Umii App - Georgia's Story

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.

 
Alumni Officer

Works to develop links with Barts and The London graduates. They'll provide them with updates and support with events and activities.

 
The importance of routine

As part of Study Well, MBBS Medicine student and Circadian Editor in Chief Harris Nageswaran, discusses the importance of routine

 
How your feedback supports our RAG charities

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!

 
BAME Representative

Creates change for the BAME community by representing students who are of African, Asian, Caribbean, Arab, Latin American and Pacific descent.

 
Study Well Sessions: Aleksandra Olszewska

Aleksandra, Volunteering Officer, talks to us about her Study Well tips including her favourite podcasts, playlists and recipes!

 
World Autism Awareness Week: Project SEARCH

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.

 
BAME Representative (BL)

Creates change and represents BL students of African, Asian, Caribbean, Arab, Latin American & Pacific descent.

 
 
Study Well Sessions: Yassar Malik

Yassar, Gozo Representative, tells us about his top study tips, favourite study playlists and recipes and where he likes to study!

 
Easter Bank Holiday Opening Hours

Students' Union services will be closed for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.

 
Commercial Services Officer

Represents student staff and students using the Students' Union's outlets. They also convene the Commercial Services Committee.

 
 
Festive Opening Hours 2019

Have a look at the changes in opening hours at our Students' Union outlets for the holiday season!

 
What happened at Student Council

Lots of policies were passed at our March Student Council meeting, including policies relating to education, accessibility, sustainability and welfare.

 
Clinical (Medicine) Rep

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.

 
Statement from the Executive Officers

The Executive Officers have released a statement regarding the murder of Sarah Everard and the support services available to students.

 
Dental Society President

The leader of the Dental Society represents Dental students and works to improve their student experience within dentistry.

 
 
Step-Up: Universities with Rethink Mental Illness

We are currently recruiting student facilitators to deliver mental health workshops as part of the Step-Up: University project run by Rethink Mental Illness.

 
Dental Rep

Seeks feedback from and represents students who are studying BDS Dentistry. They'll also chair the SSLC (Student Staff Liaison Committee),

 
 
 
AHM: Queerness in the London Tamil community and its relationship with Mental Health

As part of Asian Heritage Month an anonymous student talks about their experiences of queerness in the London Tamil community

 
Disabled and SLD Representative

Represents students with disabilities and specific learning difficulties and is their voice on the issues they face.

 
Top Historical South Asian Landmarks in East London

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!

 
Engagement Officer

Helps to engage students in BLSA by supporting marketing, campaigns and social media and by developing the BLSA brand.

 
 
International Students update

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.

 
Entertainments Officer (BL) (x2)

Organises events for students at Barts and The London and supports the promotion of events and activities.

 
Support for students renting private accommodation

We have put together some resources to support students who are currently renting private accommodation, including a letter you can send to your landlord.

 
External Affairs Officer

Is responsible for BLSA's relationship with sponsors and other external organisations. They'll also seek sponsorship for key events throughout the year.

 
International Women's Day

It's International Women's Day. Today we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women whilst also calling for equality.

 
Gozo Representative

Seeks feedback from and represents students studying at the Medical School in Gozo, Malta.

 
Ensuring fair assessment: Covid Mitigation Measures Policy

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.

 
Gozo Society President

Represents & leads the Gozo Society. Responsible for organising activities for students that study at the Gozo Campus in Malta.

 
Students United Against Fees

Your Students' Union President Shamima gives an update on the national Students United Against Fees campaign

 
International Representative (BL)

Seeks feedback from and represents international students at BL on the academic and welfare issues affecting them.

 
Rent and accommodation update II

Please see an update on our latest work on rent and accommodation, plus an update on our support for the QMUL Rent Strike campaign.

 
International Representative (HSS)

Seeks feedback from and represents HSS international students on the academic and welfare issues affecting them.

 
National HIV Testing Week

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.

 
International Representative (S&E)

Seeks feedback from and represents S&E international students on the academic and welfare issues affecting them.

 
Holocaust Memorial Day

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.

 
LGBT+ Representative

Seeks feedback from and is the voice of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and plus student community. Also runs related campaigns and projects.

 
Rent and Accommodation Update

Read an update from your Executive Officer regarding the ongoing rent and accommodation issues experienced by students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
LGBT+ Representative (BL)

Seeks feedback from and is voice of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans plus BL community. They also work on related campaigns and projects.

 
Postgraduate Research Rep (HSS)

Seeks feedback from and represents Postgraduate Research students within the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences.

 
Russell Group Students' Unions: Our response to current arrangements for assessments and grading

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.

 
Postgraduate Research Rep (S&E)

Seeks feedback from and represents Postgraduate Research students within the Faculty of Science & Engineering.

 
Executive Officer Update: Rent & accommodation

Ready an update from your Vice President Welfare & Vice President Communities, Jack & Tiana, about the current progress regarding discussions of rent with the University.

 
RAG Officer

The RAG Officer will choose the RAG charity for the year and work with others to find innovative, exciting ways to fundraise for this charity.

 
No-Detriment Policy 2021

An update from Aphrodite, your Vice President Science & Engineering, regarding your academic experience and our work on the No-Detriment policy.

 
RAG Officer (BL)

The RAG Officer (BL) will choose the BL RAG charities for the year and work with others to find innovative, exciting ways to fundraise.

 
School of Biological & Chemical Sciences Rep

Represents and collects feedback from students. They'll also chair the School Forum and work on lots of aspects of the student experience.

 
This Girl Can: Ellie Asquith

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.

 
School of Business & Management Rep

Represents and collects feedback from students. They'll also chair the School Forum and work on lots of aspects of the student experience.

 
This Girl Can: Shayma Ahmed

Shayma Ahmed who is a Young Leaders Academy graduate currently studying Sport & Exercise Science at LSBU tells us how she got involved with sport.

 
School of Economics & Finance Rep

Represents and collects feedback from students. They'll also chair the School Forum and work on lots of aspects of the student experience.

 
School of Electronic Engineering & Computer Sciences Rep

Represents and collects feedback from students. They'll also chair the School Forum and work on the student experience.

 
School of Engineering & Material Sciences Rep

Represents and collects feedback from students. They'll also chair the School Forum and work on the student experience.

 
School of English & Drama Rep

Represents and collects feedback from students. They'll also chair the School Forum and work on lots of aspects of the student experience.

 
Be Kind To Your Mind - Give Back

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!

 
School of History Rep

Represents and collects feedback from History students. They'll also chair the School Forum and work on lots of aspects of the student experience.

 
Pre-Clinical (Medicine) Rep

Represent students on Part 1 & 2 of the MBBS or a foundation level medicine course. You'll also chair the Junior SSLC.

 
Multi-Faith Centre closure

It is with regret we have had to temporarily close the Multi-Faith Centre due to ongoing misuse of the space.

 
School of Languages, Linguistics & Film Rep

Represents and collects feedback from students. They'll also chair the School Forum and work on the student experience.

 
Queen Mary Students’ Union adopts the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition

At the last Student Council meeting, elected representatives voted to adopt the IHRA definition of antisemitism

 
School of Law Rep

Represents and collects feedback from Law students. They'll also chair the School Forum and work on lots of aspects of the student experience.

 
School of Mathematical Sciences Rep

Represents and collects feedback from students. They'll also chair the School Forum and work on the student experience.

 
School of Politics & International Relations Rep

Represents and collects feedback from students in the school. They'll also chair the School Forum and work on the student experience.

 
Qmotion is now open

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.

 
School of Physics & Astronomy Rep

Represents and collects feedback from students. They'll also chair the School Forum and work on the student experience.

 
Statement on sexual violence and harassment

Our latest statement and action plan regarding incidents of sexual violence and harassment.

 
Secretary (BL)

Supports the BLSA Board by helping to schedule and promote meetings, taking minutes and ensuring the meetings operate smoothly.

 
Transgender rights & support

Your Trans Representative Courtney Mann shares a statement on the repealing of the Gender Recognition Act

 
Secretary (HSS)

Supports the Humanities & Social Sciences Board by helping to promote board meetings, taking minutes and ensuring the meetings operate smoothly.

 
Statement: Black Lives Matter

Read the statement from your Executive Officers, expressing their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement

 
Secretary (S&E)

Supports the Science & Engineering Board by promoting board meetings, taking minutes and ensuring the meetings operate smoothly.

 
Black Lives Matter: Open Letter

Sign the open letter that was sent to the University over their response to George Floyd's murder and the Black Lives Matter movement

 
Societies Officer

Represents society members and acts as their voice, approves new societies, allocates funding and helps to improve society processes and support.

 
Black Lives Matter: Resources

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..

 
Societies Officer (BL)

Represents BL society members and acts as their voice, approves new societies, allocates funding and helps to improve society processes and support.

 
Be Kind To Your Mind: COVID-19 II

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!

 
Sports Officer

Represents Sports Clubs and their members and leads the Club Sport Committee to approve new Sports Clubs and allocate funding.

 
Be Kind To Your Mind: COVID-19

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

 
Sports Officer (BL)

Represents BL Sports Clubs and their members and leads the Club Sport Committee to approve new Sports Clubs and allocate funding.

 
Student Council Chair

The Student Council Chair is responsible for chairing Student Council Meetings and other key student meetings such as the Annual Student Meeting.

 
Sustainability Officer

Runs campaigns and projects, organises events and raises awareness of sustainable behaviours and issues.

 
Sustainability Officer (BL)

Runs campaigns and projects, organises events and raises awareness of sustainable behaviours and issues.

 
VP Barts (BL)

The VP Barts is one of the BLSA student leaders. They will plan flagship events and community-building initiatives, and support BLSA operations.

 
VP London (BL)

The VP London is one of the BLSA student leaders. They will plan flagship events and community-building initiatives, and support BLSA operations.

 
Volunteering Officer

Seeks feedback from and represents the interests of students involved in volunteering. They'll also support events & training & provide support.

 
Volunteering Officer (BL)

Seeks feedback from and represents students involved in volunteering. They also support events and training.

 
Welfare Officer (BL)

Seeks feedback and represents students on welfare, equal opportunity and welfare issues in the School of Medicine and Dentistry.

 
Welfare Officer (HSS)

Seeks feedback and represents students in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences on matters such as welfare and equal opportunity.

 
Welfare Officer (S&E)

Seeks feedback from and represents students in the Faculty of Science & Engineering on matters affecting them such as welfare and equal opportunity

 
Womens Representative

Seeks feedback and represents the interests of women, acting as their voice on issues they face. They also lead the Women's Forum.

 
Womens Representative (BL)

Seeks feedback and represents the interests of women and is their voice on issues they face. They also lead the Women's Forum.

 
 
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Give It, Don’t Bin It with Queen Mary’s Reuse Scheme

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Heading home this December, but not sure what to do with your spare stuff? Donate your unwanted items to Queen Mary’s Reuse Scheme to help future stud

 
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Festive Opening Hours 2021

Mon 29 Nov 2021

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Thu 11 Nov 2021

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Wed 10 Nov 2021

Find out more from the student members of Queen Mary Students’ Union’s Sustainability Board about COP26 and how to get involved with sustainability at

 
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Wed 03 Nov 2021

As many of you are aware, UCU is currently considering taking strike action or another form of industrial action. Read our frequently asked questions

 
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The Black History of Coffee

Fri 29 Oct 2021

It’s difficult to talk about the journey coffee has through without acknowledging its dark past. The road to ending up in all of our lives..

 
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Hail Scary & Final Whistle - events postponed

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Fri 22 Oct 2021

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The results of the Course Rep Elections are here….

Fri 15 Oct 2021

The results of the Course Rep Elections 2021 are in, find out who's been elected.

 
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Autumn Elections Results 2021-22

Thu 14 Oct 2021

View the winners of our 2021-22 Autumn Elections. Thank you to all the candidates who nominated themselves and took part in the Elections. Course Rep

 
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Pride Profile: Isidora

Fri 18 Jun 2021

This month, we’ve been speaking to a few of your student representatives to get their thoughts on Pride! This week we chatted to Isidora, your incomin

 
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Thu 01 Apr 2021

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

 
New Dept
How your feedback supports our RAG charities

Mon 29 Mar 2021

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

 
New Dept
World Autism Awareness Week: Project SEARCH

Fri 26 Mar 2021

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 Stu

 
New Dept
Easter Bank Holiday Opening Hours

Fri 26 Mar 2021

Students' Union services will be closed for the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.

 
New Dept
What happened at Student Council

Tue 23 Mar 2021

Lots of policies were passed at our March Student Council meeting, including policies relating to education, accessibility, sustainability and welfare

 
New Dept
Statement from the Executive Officers

Mon 22 Mar 2021

The Executive Officers have released a statement regarding the murder of Sarah Everard and the support services available to students.

 
New Dept
Step-Up: Universities with Rethink Mental Illness

Thu 18 Mar 2021

We are currently recruiting student facilitators to deliver mental health workshops as part of the Step-Up: University project run by Rethink Mental I

 
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AHM: Queerness in the London Tamil community and its relationship with Mental Health

Tue 16 Mar 2021

As part of Asian Heritage Month an anonymous student talks about their experiences of queerness in the London Tamil community

 
New Dept
Top Historical South Asian Landmarks in East London

Tue 09 Mar 2021

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!

 
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International Students update

Tue 09 Mar 2021

Your International Reps and Tiana, VP Communities, update on several projects the Students' Union has been working on on behalf of international stude

education Executive Officers

 
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Support for students renting private accommodation

Mon 08 Mar 2021

We have put together some resources to support students who are currently renting private accommodation, including a letter you can send to your landl

Covid-19 housing

 
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International Women's Day

Mon 08 Mar 2021

It's International Women's Day. Today we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women whilst also calling for equality

 
New Dept
Ensuring fair assessment: Covid Mitigation Measures Policy

Mon 15 Feb 2021

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 pandemi

Covid-19 education

 
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Students United Against Fees

Mon 15 Feb 2021

Your Students' Union President Shamima gives an update on the national Students United Against Fees campaign

Campaigns education Executive Officers

 
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Rent and accommodation update II

Fri 05 Feb 2021

Please see an update on our latest work on rent and accommodation, plus an update on our support for the QMUL Rent Strike campaign.

Campaigns Covid-19 Executive Officers

 
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National HIV Testing Week

Tue 02 Feb 2021

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 diagno

Campaigns

 
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Holocaust Memorial Day

Wed 27 Jan 2021

Today is internationally recognised as Holocaust Memorial Day, so our Vice President Communities has written some thoughts about this year's theme, Be

Executive Officers liberation Wellbeing

 
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Rent and Accommodation Update

Fri 22 Jan 2021

Read an update from your Executive Officer regarding the ongoing rent and accommodation issues experienced by students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

housing welfare Wellbeing

 
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Russell Group Students' Unions: Our response to current arrangements for assessments and grading

Tue 12 Jan 2021

Read the joint letter sent by Russel Group Students' Unions in response to the current arrangements within Universities' for assessments and grading d

Covid-19 education Executive Officers

 
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Executive Officer Update: Rent & accommodation

Mon 11 Jan 2021

Ready an update from your Vice President Welfare & Vice President Communities, Jack & Tiana, about the current progress regarding discussions of rent

Executive Officers Wellbeing

 
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No-Detriment Policy 2021

Thu 07 Jan 2021

An update from Aphrodite, your Vice President Science & Engineering, regarding your academic experience and our work on the No-Detriment policy.

 
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This Girl Can: Ellie Asquith

Mon 23 Nov 2020

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.

Campaigns

 
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This Girl Can: Shayma Ahmed

Mon 23 Nov 2020

Shayma Ahmed who is a Young Leaders Academy graduate currently studying Sport & Exercise Science at LSBU tells us how she got involved with sport.

Campaigns

 
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Be Kind To Your Mind - Give Back

Wed 18 Nov 2020

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 volunt

Volunteering Wellbeing

 
New Dept
Queen Mary Students’ Union adopts the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition

Mon 09 Nov 2020

At the last Student Council meeting, elected representatives voted to adopt the IHRA definition of antisemitism

 
New Dept
Multi-Faith Centre closure

Mon 02 Nov 2020

It is with regret we have had to temporarily close the Multi-Faith Centre due to ongoing misuse of the space.

 
New Dept
Qmotion is now open

Fri 07 Aug 2020

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.

Covid-19 Wellbeing

 
New Dept
Statement on sexual violence and harassment

Fri 26 Jun 2020

Our latest statement and action plan regarding incidents of sexual violence and harassment.

Campaigns Wellbeing

 
New Dept
Transgender rights & support

Wed 17 Jun 2020

Your Trans Representative Courtney Mann shares a statement on the repealing of the Gender Recognition Act

Campaigns Wellbeing

 
New Dept
Black Lives Matter: Open Letter

Thu 04 Jun 2020

Sign the open letter that was sent to the University over their response to George Floyd's murder and the Black Lives Matter movement

Campaigns

 
New Dept
Black Lives Matter: Resources

Wed 03 Jun 2020

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..

Campaigns

 
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Statement: Black Lives Matter

Mon 01 Jun 2020

Read the statement from your Executive Officers, expressing their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement

Campaigns

 
New Dept
Be Kind To Your Mind: COVID-19 II

Wed 25 Mar 2020

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

Covid-19 Wellbeing

 
New Dept
Be Kind To Your Mind: COVID-19

Mon 23 Mar 2020

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 durin

Covid-19 Wellbeing

 
New Dept
Festive Opening Hours 2019

Wed 05 Dec 2018

Have a look at the changes in opening hours at our Students' Union outlets for the holiday season!