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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

 
Pride Profile: Katrina Fuller

As part of Pride Month, we've been speaking to Katrina Fuller, your incoming Mile End LGBT+ Representative to get her thoughts on pride.

 
A statement from the Executive Officers

A statement from the Executive Team regarding the ongoing situation in Israel-Palestine

 
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.

 
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!

 
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.

 
Easter Bank Holiday Opening Hours

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

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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

 
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!

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
Students United Against Fees

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

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
BLSA Building

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

 
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.

 
Multi-Faith Centre

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

 
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.

 
Drapers Lounge

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

 
Donate to Bow Food Bank!

This holiday season, Green Mary are working to support the work of Bow Food Bank, so read on to find out how you can help!

 
Drapers Bar & Kitchen

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

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
Sexual & Gender-based Violence Action Plan

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

 
Transgender Day of Remembrance - Profiles

Check out these profiles of influential figures within the transgender community to mark Transgender Day of Remembrance.

 
Village Shop

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

 
This Girl Can

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.

 
Spotlight: The Experience of Being Transgender in India

Written by Neha Kasera from our Diaspora Speaks outlet, this article looks at different individual's experiences of being trans in India.

 
 
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.

 
Summer Membership Offers

Take advantage of our 8 week peak membership deal for students, staff and members of the public. No joining fees or ongoing contracts.

 
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!

 
Executive Officer Profile - Shamima Akter

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!

 
Executive Officer Profile - Aphrodite Liddington

Get to know your new VP Science and Engineering, Aphrodite, who talks about what she has planned for the faculty for the upcoming year!

 
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.

 
Members and Committee Members Feedback Survey

Share Your Student Group Feedback

 
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!

 
Volunteers needed for Scrutiny Panel

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?

 
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.

 
Hungry? Check out our latest menu!

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

 
Free Gym Programme

All our members can access a free personalised training programme every 6 weeks.

 
All you need to make your room feel like home

We've teamed up with Wilko to help you settle into your new room, flat or house! Find out more about their great student ranges and deals.

 
Executive Officer Profile - Jack Juckes

As part of our introduction to your new Executive Officers, we sat down with Jack Juckes, your new Vice President Welfare!

 
Executive Officer Profile - Mat Robathan

Today, we sat down with our VP Barts and The London, Mat Robathan, to talk about his plans for BL in the upcoming year, as well as what society he'd join if he could re-do Freshers!

 
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.

 
President

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

 
Excellence Award winners

Looking to join a new society, but not sure where to start? Why not check out our Excellence Award winning societies

 
 
What we're planning for Welcome & beyond!

Welcome to Queen Mary! Find out more about what we have planned for you this September and beyond.

 
Covid-19 Information

Read our latest Covid-19 information and FAQs

 
Vice President Communities

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

 
International Pronouns Day!

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.

 
Enjoy our £3.30 Meal Deal

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!

 
 
 
The Official 2020 Facebook Freshers' Group

Join the ONLY Official Queen Mary Freshers' Facebook group for Freshers' 2020 events, news and updates.

 
Students' Union services from 17th May

With the easing of government restrictions there are some further changes to Students' Union services, including Drapers partially-reopening for events.

 
Vice President Welfare

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

 
World Mental Health Day 2020

Your Vice President Welfare, Jack Juckes, has released a short statement on the importance of taking care of your wellbeing.

 
Follow us on social media

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the latest announcements, news, photos and special offers

 
Ground Cafe Meal Deal

Enjoy lunch at Ground Cafe with one of our delicious toasted paninis and a regular hot drink or iced coffee for £4.95.

 
New Clothing & Merchandise Range

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.

 
£4.99 Stationery Bundle

Our great value stationery bundle is on sale for just £4.99. You'll get a ring binder, ballpoint pens, notebook, exercise book and refill pad.

 
Follow us on Instagram

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

 
Elite Athlete Programme

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

 
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.

 
Sign-up to hear about volunteering opportunities!

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

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.

 
Order online

You can now order your food and drinks online! Once you've ordered we'll deliver it to your table for you to enjoy!

 
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.

 
Executive Officer Profile - Cameron Storey

In our second Executive Officer profile, we spoke with your new VP Humanities and Social Sciences, Cameron Storey!

 
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

 
Students United Against Fees

The Executive Officers update on the Students United Against Fees (SUAF) campaign and the day of action taking place on Thursday 29th April.

 
Vice President Humanities and Social Sciences

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

 
Sustainability in September

Read all about what sustainability initiatives have been running in September by your Students' Union and other students!

 
Order online

You can now order your food and drinks online! Once you've ordered we'll deliver it to your table for you to enjoy!

 
Menu (Download PDF)

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!

 
 
Executive Officer Profile - Tiana Dinard-Samuel

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!

 
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.

 
Education Update - September

Your Executive Officers have been busy making improvements to how we represent you and your education with the University!

 
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.

 
Menu (Download PDF)

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!

 
 
 
Pride Profile: VP Humanaties and Social Sciences, Cameron Storey

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....

 
Student Trustee (x4)

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

 
 
 
Covid-19: Our spaces are open

Our spaces are open and you're welcome to use them. Please ensure you follow the guidance within each space & maintain social distancing.

 
Allied Courses Representative

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

 
 
Pride Profile: Incoming LGBT+ Rep (ME) - Taylor Golden

We caught up with your incoming Mile End LGBT+ Rep, Taylor, to talk about the plans for the upcoming year....

 
Like us on Facebook

See our latest news and events on our Facebook page!

 
Alumni Officer

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

 
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.

 
The importance of routine

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

 
BAME Representative

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

 
Statement on sexual violence and harassment

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

 
Study Well Sessions: Aleksandra Olszewska

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

 
BAME Representative (BL)

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

 
 
Transgender rights & support

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

 
Pride Profile: Incoming VP Barts and The London, Mat Robathan

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...

 
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!

 
Commercial Services Officer

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

 
 
Statement: Black Lives Matter

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

 
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.

 
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

 
Dental Society President

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

 
 
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..

 
Dental Rep

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

 
 
 
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!

 
Disabled and SLD Representative

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

 
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

 
Engagement Officer

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

 
 
Entertainments Officer (BL) (x2)

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

 
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.

 
Gozo Representative

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

 
Gozo Society President

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

 
International Representative (BL)

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

 
International Representative (HSS)

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

 
International Representative (S&E)

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

 
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.

 
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.

 
LGBT+ History Month Profile: Storm

Throughout LGBT+ History Month, we sat down with various members of the LGBT+ community here at Queen Mary, read Storm's profile now!

 
Postgraduate Research Rep (HSS)

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

 
Postgraduate Research Rep (S&E)

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

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
School of Physics & Astronomy Rep

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

 
Secretary (BL)

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

 
Secretary (HSS)

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

 
Secretary (S&E)

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

 
Societies Officer

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

 
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.

 
Sports Officer

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

 
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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As part of Pride Month, we've been speaking to Katrina Fuller, your incoming Mile End LGBT+ Representative to get her thoughts on pride.

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Tue 18 May 2021

A statement from the Executive Team regarding the ongoing situation in Israel-Palestine

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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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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Fri 26 Mar 2021

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

 
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Tue 23 Mar 2021

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Mon 22 Mar 2021

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

 
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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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Tue 16 Mar 2021

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

 
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Top Historical South Asian Landmarks in East London

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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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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

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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

 
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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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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Donate to Bow Food Bank!

Mon 23 Nov 2020

This holiday season, Green Mary are working to support the work of Bow Food Bank, so read on to find out how you can help!

sustainability

 
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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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Transgender Day of Remembrance - Profiles

Fri 20 Nov 2020

Check out these profiles of influential figures within the transgender community to mark Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Representation Wellbeing

 
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This Girl Can

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Spotlight: The Experience of Being Transgender in India

Wed 18 Nov 2020

Written by Neha Kasera from our Diaspora Speaks outlet, this article looks at different individual's experiences of being trans in India.

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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

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Mon 09 Nov 2020

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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

 
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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.

 
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International Pronouns Day!

Wed 21 Oct 2020

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 comfor

 
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World Mental Health Day 2020

Sat 10 Oct 2020

Your Vice President Welfare, Jack Juckes, has released a short statement on the importance of taking care of your wellbeing.

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Dr. Catherine Silverstone

Fri 09 Oct 2020

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 Stude

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Education Update - September

Fri 09 Oct 2020

Your Executive Officers have been busy making improvements to how we represent you and your education with the University!

education

 
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Sustainability in September

Fri 09 Oct 2020

Read all about what sustainability initiatives have been running in September by your Students' Union and other students!

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Executive Officer Profile - Shamima Akter

Fri 04 Sep 2020

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

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Executive Officer Profile - Jack Juckes

Thu 03 Sep 2020

As part of our introduction to your new Executive Officers, we sat down with Jack Juckes, your new Vice President Welfare!

 
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Executive Officer Profile - Aphrodite Liddington

Mon 24 Aug 2020

Get to know your new VP Science and Engineering, Aphrodite, who talks about what she has planned for the faculty for the upcoming year!

 
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Executive Officer Profile - Cameron Storey

Tue 18 Aug 2020

In our second Executive Officer profile, we spoke with your new VP Humanities and Social Sciences, Cameron Storey!

 
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Executive Officer Profile - Tiana Dinard-Samuel

Fri 14 Aug 2020

Introducing our first ever Vice President Communities, Tiana chatted with us about her favourite areas of East London, as well as her advice for incom

 
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What we're planning for Welcome & beyond!

Wed 12 Aug 2020

Welcome to Queen Mary! Find out more about what we have planned for you this September and beyond.

 
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Covid-19: Our spaces are open

Tue 11 Aug 2020

Our spaces are open and you're welcome to use them. Please ensure you follow the guidance within each space & maintain social distancing.

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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

 
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Statement on sexual violence and harassment

Fri 26 Jun 2020

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

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Pride Profile: Incoming LGBT+ Rep (ME) - Taylor Golden

Fri 19 Jun 2020

We caught up with your incoming Mile End LGBT+ Rep, Taylor, to talk about the plans for the upcoming year....

 
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Pride Profile: VP Humanaties and Social Sciences, Cameron Storey

Fri 19 Jun 2020

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....

 
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Transgender rights & support

Wed 17 Jun 2020

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

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Pride Profile: Incoming VP Barts and The London, Mat Robathan

Wed 17 Jun 2020

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 LGB

 
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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

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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..

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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

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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

 
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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

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LGBT+ History Month Profile: Storm

Tue 03 Mar 2020

Throughout LGBT+ History Month, we sat down with various members of the LGBT+ community here at Queen Mary, read Storm's profile now!

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