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£6 million investment for the Students' Union & BLSA at Whitechapel

We're delighted to announce a £6 million investment in new facilities at the Whitechapel Campus. Find out more at our open exhibition on Friday

Pakistan Floods: A statement from your Executive Officers

The people of Pakistan are currently facing unprecedented devastation due to floods. Our thoughts are with all those affected and with the Pakistani community as a whole.

A Guide To... Mile End

Mile End is a residential hub with a community vibe surrounded by green spaces. A place for quietness, whilst still being in close proximity to the city, there is no better location to be to experience all that London has to offer.

A Guide To... Whitechapel

Whitechapel is a vibrant and multicultural part of the city with amazing links to the hotspots and iconic places which make London famous. Feel the heart and soul of London here, and experience city life at its finest.

Changes on Monday 19th September

Due to the state funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II there are some changes to Students' Union services and the Freshers' events programme on Monday 19th September.

A Guide To Drink Spiking

Our Advice and Counselling service have put together this guide of what to look out for and how to report an incident of drink spiking.

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Mary Students’ Union are saddened to hear about the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and extend our condolences to the Royal Family at this time. Read our full statement here.

Opening Hours for Students' Union Outlets

Hours across your Students' Union spaces will be different over summer. View our article to see the times for our spaces.

Unofficial Freshers’ Events 2022

Read our update regarding our 2022 Freshers and how to avoid those unofficial Freshers groups and events.

5 Free and cheap things to do in London

Trying to save some cash but need some ideas on what to do in London? Check out our quick guide to give you some inspiration.

UCU Strikes - Updated FAQ

Further strike action will take place during May. Read our handy guide that provides further information and some FAQs

Unofficial Freshers' events 2020

An update regarding our 2020 Freshers' events and Unofficial Freshers' events

Education Awards 2022

Our annual Education Awards took place on the 6th of April where we recognised and celebrated the important work done by many students and staff.

NUS Conference 2022 – What have your reps been up to?

Our NUS Delegates attended the recent NUS Conference which is an annual event organised by the National Union of Students.

Ukraine Crisis

The Executive Officers have released a statement on the crisis in Ukraine. You can also find out about support available and how you can help through donating, volunteering or joining in fundraising events on campus

Novo Cemetery at Queen Mary

In the middle of the Queen Mary campus, there is a cemetery. The gravestones are flat and worn, the history crying out to be explored.

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.

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.

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

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..

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.

Autumn Elections Results 21/22

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

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

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.

Statement on sexual violence and harassment

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

Transgender rights & support

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

Statement: Black Lives Matter

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

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

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..

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!

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