News Archive

Your source of knowledge for all things Queen Mary Students' Union
NSS Boycott

The Union is supporting the National Student Survey boycott. Find out why and how you can pledge your support.

Media Conference 2016

Our Student Media Conference 2016 takes place this Wednesday 7 & Thursday 8 December. Featuring a programme of talks, workshops & events.

Christmas Opening Hours 2016

Christmas is coming and your Students' Union outlets will have different opening hours over the festive period

New Stationery Vending Machine

Never be without pens again! We have a new stationery vending machine in Mile End Library.

Student Council Highlights 15 Nov

Find out what happened at Student Council on 15 November!

Big Changes, Big Prizes

Take part in our biggest ever research project and you could win £500!

Get To Know Your Reps - Laura Potter

We asked your Welfare Representative Laura Potter to tell us a bit more about herself and her role.

How Your Voice Is Heard

Ever wondered about how we make sure your voice is heard at every level at QMUL?

National Demo 19 November

Join the National Demo for free education on 19 November!

Campus Community Fund Applications Open

Make your campus idea a reality with the Campus Community Fund!

Charity Week 2016

Queen Mary Islamic Society and Barts & The London Muslim Medics & Dentists Society have pulled out all the stops for Charity Week!

Scream Mary

This Halloween the spookiest scares are right on campus!

Societies Excellence Award

The new Societies Excellence Award has launched

Freshers Highlights Video 2016

Can you spot yourself in our freshers highlights video?

Student Council Highlights

Our first Student Council of the year was held on 11 October - find out what motions were passed!

World Mental Health Day

Get arty and fundraise for Mind with your Students' Union!

QMSU Social Enterprise Launch

Interested in a career in social enterprise?

Download the QMSU App!

Download the official Queen Mary Students' Union App!

#QMFreshers Photo Competition

Tag your freshers' snaps with #QMFreshers & win some tasty prizes.

Meet Your BLSA President

We caught up with your VP Barts and The London to find out more about his role and his plans for this year!

Student Council Away Weekend 2016

Your Student Council spent a few days in sunny (and slightly rainy) Kent at their annual Away Weekend!

Meet Your Vice-President Welfare

Your Vice-President Welfare this year is Adam Sparkes and he has lots of ideas!

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 for elections are open! Here are 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!

Welcome Back Fair

Want to get involved? Find out how at the welcome back fair on wednesday 18th Jan.

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

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!