News Archive

Your source of knowledge for all things Queen Mary Students' Union
We want you to be a Hall Rep!

Represent your Halls of Residence, be the voice of your community & be involved in organising special events and activities.

 
Meet Your President, Miranda Black

Your Students' Union is run by four elected Executive Officers - students just like yourselves.

 
QM Skills Award Doubles Its Numbers

Twice as many students have completed the Queen Mary Skills Award in comparison to last year.

 
QMSU Wins Green Awards

QMSU has received 2 awards for our green efforts from NUS Green Impact and Green Mary.

 
QMSU Wins Best Students’ Union Venue

QMSU has won Best Students’ Union Venue for the second time in 3 years at the Ents Forum Awards

 
Better Volunteering Better Care Campaign

QMSU Volunteering are supporting the Better Volunteering Better Care campaign to stop orphanage volunteering.

 
Student Groups Enhance Their Employability

The Employability Project Fund was a one-off pot of money student groups could use to improve their members' employability.

 
Inclusive Teaching Workshops

Do you wish your course was more inclusive and diverse? Sign up for one of our free workshops!

 
EU Referendum – Are You Registered To Vote?

Are you registered to vote in the EU Referendum on Thursday 23 June?

 
Statement from the President

Statement from our QMSU president - Thursday 19th May

 
Get Active Have Their Most Successful Year Yet

Get Active have had their most successful year yet – and it isn’t over!

 
Student Videographer Job

Do you have a passion for film? QMSU are looking for a Student Videographer!

 
Student Photographer Jobs

Do you have a passion for photography? We're hiring Student Photographers!

 
Young Greens Top of Adopt a Charity Leaderboard

Could your society adopt a charity next year?

 
Study Well Fortnight

Beat exam stress with our revision-boosting events and activities as part of Study Well 2016

 
We're Hiring!

The Students' Union is recruiting for Student Union Team Members, Sports Activators and a Sports Participation Intern

 
Society and Student Media Awards 2016

On Thursday 24th March, Hollywood glamour came to the Students’ Union for the Societies and Student Media Awards.

 
BUCS success for QMSU Sport

We're currently 6 places higher within BUCS (British Universities and College Sport) than last year!

 
Easter Opening Times

The weather may feel wintry but the Easter holidays are coming, which means there will be different hours across Union outlets!

 
Teddy Bear Hospital Safety Day 2016

Medical and dental student volunteers teamed up with the emergency services to give local children a day to remember!

 
Three Societies Bring 'Summer of Love' to QMSU

Three Queen Mary societies have joined together to raise money for charity at this years' end of term party!

 
Could You Be a Buddy?

Help new students transition to university!

 
Elections Results 2016

Find out who you have chosen to run your Students' Union!

 
Small Survey, Big Change: Annual Survey OPEN

You could win an iPad Air and help improve the Union's services and activities!

 
Jailbreak 2016

Get as far away from Queen Mary as possible and raise money for our RAG nominated charities!

 
Education Awards 2016

On Monday 29 February the Union celebrated the contributions of students and staff to the QMUL experience.

 
Volunteer at the London Marathon 2016

QMSU Volunteering has been allocated 80 volunteer positions on Mile 19 of the London Marathon!

 
Half Price Get Active Sessions!

Why not take a break from your books this Reading Week with Get Active

 
You Could Still Run In The #QMElections!

There are 8 elections positions left, could you stand for one of them?

 
2016 Elections Candidates Revealed

Here are your 2016 Elections candidates!

 
Merger Cup: Saturday 5th March 2016

Who will win this year? Merger Cup will take place on Saturday 5 March

 
Adopt a Charity Success for QM Young Greens

QM Young Greens raise £2576.08 for Student Minds!

 
How Do We Spend Our Money?

As an incorporated charity, have you ever wondered how the Union spends its money?

 
Mile End Library Extended Opening Hours Pilot!

As a result of campaigning from students and the Students' Union, Mile End library will be extending its opening hours

 
State of the Union

On the 25 January, Simon Gaskell (QMUL Principal) and Carolina Mantzalos (QMSU President) held the State of the Union.

 
Coconut Crazy: New Dairy-Free Options

We’re increasing the variety of dairy-free options in Ground!

 
Creative Arts & Photography Competition

Love art or photography? Get involved with QMSU’s Creative Arts & Photography Competition this term!

 
QMSU Celebrates All Things American

We’ve a host of USA themed activities going on in February at QMSU!

 
Campaigns: What Has Your SU Done For You?

Find out about the campaigns your Exec Officers and representatives have been running this academic year

 
Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Run for Election!

Nominations are for elections are open! Here's the top 5 reasons you should run according to those who've done it themselves.

 
Elections 2016
Nominations are now open

Think you got what it takes to run the Students' Union? Nominations close on Wednesday 17 February at 4pm!

 
State of the Union – Monday 25 January

Your opportunity to come & hold the QMSU President and QMUL Principal to account!

 
QMSU Sexual Health Week

It’s QMSU Sexual Health Week! ! This year we have a ‘Mean Girls’ theme

 
Maths Society Take On Germany

Mathematics Society go abroad!

 
Have Your Voice Heard: NSS Is Now Open

The National Student Survey is now open

 
Get Help with the Cost of Sport at Queen Mary!

Want to participate in sport but worried about how costs? Your Union can help!

 
Fed-up with Feedback?

What do you think of your assignment feedback? Fill in this short survey and help us help you!

 
Nominations for the Education Awards now open!

Nominate a Course Rep or staff member for the 2016 Education Awards

 
BL RAG Santa Dash

BL RAG Santa Dash raises £600 for BL's nominated charities

 
SEMS Student Volunteers with ReachOut

Second year Mechanical Engineering student, Samveer Parris, tells QMSU Volunteering about his experience with ReachOut

 
Statement on ISoc Suspension

Carolina Mantzalos, SU President, has released a statement on behalf of the Union

 
QMSU Football League is Recruiting!

The QMSU 11-a-side Football League is now recruiting players for Semester 2.

 
Annual Student Meeting

The Annual Student Meeting was held Tuesday 8 December

 
Need help with coursework/study? Get help now!

If you're struggling with coursework or study, get help before the Christmas break

 
London Sport Awards Nomination

QMSU Community Sport has been nominated for the London Sport awards in the category of "Bigger and Better Workforce".

 
Volunteer this Christmas!

Spread the spirit of Christmas with some festive volunteering

 
QM Greens Adopt Charity for World AIDs Day

QM Young Greens raise £2356.62 for Positive East

 
Christmas Opening Hours

Christmas is coming & hours across your Union will be different over the holiday period

 
Disco 4 Change Returns!

You can boogie with Disco society for Age UK

 
Cup Success for Sports Teams!

10 teams progress to quarter finals.

 
Times Higher Education Awards 2015

QMSU Community Sport nominated for Times Higher Education Awards!

 
Candyfloss and LGBT+ Community

After the huge Freshers’ success of Drapers’ very first LBGT+ and Allies night, Candyfloss is back this Saturday!

 
Drapers Bar & Griff Inn win Gold Best Bar None

2015 is a great year for QMSU licensed venues as Drapers and The Griff Inn win gold Best Bar None Award!

 
Foodbank Volunteering Group : Award Finalists

2 QMUL students, Hazel Woodhead and Shobana Sivalingam, finalists for 2015 ‘Young People of the Year Awards

 
Employability Project Fund – Results Announced!

The results have been announced for the Employability Project Fund

 
Apply Now for Campus Community Fund!

The Campus Community Fund supports a variety of projects intended to enhance the QMUL student experience - deadline 4 December!

 
Annual Student Meeting

Your chance to get involved and hear what your elected representatives are up to. Every student gets to vote on ideas submitted by others!

 
Boosting Self-Esteem Workshops

Register by this Tuesday for FREE self-esteem workshops

 
QMSU Volunteers: The Clothing Challenge

QM students get involved in London Student Volunteering Fortnight

 
QMBL Vote – Don’t Lose Your Vote!

Campaign to remind students they need to register to vote started by QMUL students

 
QMFC host successful first Community Cup

Queen Mary Football Club (QMFC) hosted a football tournament for 5 schools in Tower Hamlets

 
Young People of The Year Awards!

QM students nominated for award for their volunteering

 
Student-Led Initiative Gives Aid to Refugees

QMUL student sets up project to help Refugees in Calais

 
QMSU Statement of Support

Read QMSU's statement of support for the Junior Doctors' Protest Against Contract Changes

 
QMSU Societies Take on Paris

Calling all Queen Mary Students’ Union societies, we’re offering a trip to Paris!

 
Queen Mary University hosts Tag Rugby Festival

Students organise tag rugby tournament for 100 children and receive a visit from RFU President Jason Leonard!

 
Join the March!

Join the National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts March next week!

 
Your Chance at University Challenge!

We’re looking for QM’s brightest and best minds to represent Queen Mary at the University Challenge 2016 series!

 
Junior Doctors' Protest Against Contract Changes

Queen Mary students join protest against proposed new junior doctors' and dentist contract changes

 
Students' Union Exec Officers Meet Local MP

Will Atkins (Vice President Barts and The London) and Carolina Mantzalos (Students' Union President) both met with our local MP

 
#CutTheCosts Campaign

Your Student Council are getting involved in the #CutTheCosts Campaign

 
New vending machines to support Campus Fund

Tuesday 20th October will see the addition of four new vending machines to the Learning Café

 
Mental Health: The ‘Elephant in the Room’

Your VP Welfare and MHA Soc are bringing mental health issues to the Mile End and Whitchapel campus with a twist

 
Voting is now open!

Cast your vote in the By-Elections and Course Rep elections

 
Meat Free Monday - 20% Off Veggie Food!

QMSU presents Meat Free Monday - 20% off all vegetarian and vegan items!

 
Hot Grab and Go Food at Infusion

Infusion launches new hot Grab and Go range

 
Welcome Fair 2015

It’s nearly time for the Welcome Fair, which takes place on Wednesday and Thursday this week.

 
Entrepreneurial Students

QMUL students show their entrepreneurial spirit with new lunch deal App!

 
NSS Survey Results

The results are in and QMSU have had the highest satisfaction score to date!

 
QMSU Statement

Please read our latest statement here.

 
QMUL Students Demand Safer Roads

Read the story of the SaveME campaign and how students got involved!