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Increased funding secured for Liberation Campaigns

After a motion at Student Council, your Executive Officers have successfully lobbied QMUL for £20,000 for a Liberation Fund next year!

 
Pride Profile: BL LGBT+ Rep, Zoe Binse

For our final Pride Profile, we sat down with the incoming Barts and The London LGBT+ Officer, Zoe Binse, about making LGBT+ events more intersectional.

 
Pride Profile: Trans Rep, Courtney Mann

We sat down with incoming Trans Rep, Courtney Mann, to discuss what she wants to achieve this year!

 
Pride Profile: ME LGBT+ Rep, Jedd Higgins

We sat down with incoming Mile End LGBT+ Rep, Jedd Higgins, about what Pride means to her!

 
What should students know about the TEF?

VP Education, Redwan Shahid, spoke at a seminar on the TEF and highlights the issues of oversimplification and the subjectivity of TEF.

 
Pride Profile: VP Welfare, Ella Harvey

For Pride month, we're showcasing some of our amazing LGBT+ student officers, kicking things off is Vice President Welfare, Ella Harvey!

 
Student Rights - Executive Officers' Open Letter

An open letter by Queen Mary Students' Union Executive Officers to the Students Rights organisation, due to its Islamophobic and racist behavior.

 
Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak to all our students, staff and friends celebrating in London and around the world today!

 
Improving Safety at our Whitechapel Campus
The Garrod Building at night, lit up with the new streetlights

Tom Longbottom, your VP Barts and The London has been working with the estates team to make the Whitechapel Campus more safe and secure for students.

 
Our Green Heroes

Our Green Mary volunteers have been busy this year getting involved with a number of sustainability projects, see what they've been up to.

 
People's Vote March

Join us at the Peoples Vote march this Saturday along with other Students Unions.

 
Opening Hours for Summer

Check out the summer opening hours of our venues, cafes, shops and spaces!

 
Student Partnership Conference

The Student Partnership Conference was a full day of workshops, skills development, networking and discussions.

 
Sporting Focus: BL Waterpolo

This week we are celebrating our BL Water Polo! Get the low down on everything you need to know about this club.

 
#SAVEOURBL Executive Officer Statement

A statement on the recent logo change proposals for Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.

 
Sporting Focus: QMBL Basketball

This week we are celebrating our wonderful QMBL Basketball team!

 
Sporting Focus: BL Men's Football

This week we are celebrating BL Men’s Football as our Sporting Focus!

 
Barts and The London Cultural Fayre

Last month, as part of BL Week (a week-long series of events to celebrate the history of Barts and the London), BLSA hosted the second annual Cultural Fayre!

 
LGBT+ History Month: Historic Figures

As part of celebrating LGBT+ History Month, your LGBT+ Rep Kate wanted to showcase some prominent LGBT+ figures and their stories.

 
Sporting Focus: QM Angels

This week we are celebrating our QM Angels from Cheerleading!

 
Forced Marriage

Following Welfare Rep Shamima's Forced Marriage and Domestic Violence event, we have provided you with some further information on the topic.

 
Sporting Focus: BL Netball

This week we are shining the light on the amazing BL Netball Club!

 
Sporting Foccus: QM Rugby

This week we are shining the light on the incredible QM Rugby Club!

 
Sex & Relationships Month: Relationships

As part of Sex and Relationships Month, we have asked students to share their experiences and advice.

 
Sporting Focus: QMBL Fencing

This week, we are shining the light on our amazing QMBL Fencing Club!

 
Women's Football & Futsal Specialist Hub

We are proud to announce that Queen Mary University of London has been selected as a Women's Football and Futsal Specialist Hub for the 2018/19 academic year

 
Christmas Opening Hours

Christmas opening hours for Students' Union venues.

 
Sporting Focus: QM Men's Basketball

This week we are shining the light onto the QM Men's Basketball Club!

 
International Day of Persons with Disabilities

A blog post by your Mile End Disabled and SLD Representative to recognise the International Day of Persons With Disabilities 2018

 
TikTok - Every artist needs an audience

Find out more about TikTok, the social short-video platform.

 
Sporting Focus: BL Lacrosse

Our second Sporting Focus of the week is the BL Lacrosse team!

 
Sporting Focus: QM Volleyball

This week our first Sporting Focus is the Queen Mary Volleyball Club!

 
Sporting Focus: BL Men's Hockey

This week we also have the amazing BL Men’s Hockey as our Sporting Focus!

 
Sporting Focus: QM Kung Fu Club

This week we are shining the light onto our amazing QM Kung Fu Club!

 
BME Students' Working Group

This year, the Executive Officers have decided to create a Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) students’ working group. The group will include the two part-time BME reps and 13 other students

 
Sporting Focus: QM Snowsports Club

This week we are shining the light onto our amazing QM Snowsports Club! Get the low down on everything you need to know about this club below.

 
Meet your Societies Officer: Adnan Hassan

Adnan has organised a Careers Week from 12th November. We sat down to talk to him about his role and what he has planned.

 
University Challenge Trials are Open!

Do you want a shot at being the next Monkman? Take our online test now!

 
Community Sport Leaders- Giulia

In September, Giulia submitted an application to the Akindolie Medical Scholarship which supports the pipeline of future UK junior doctors from BAME backgrounds

 
Sporting Focus: QMBL Muay Thai

This week, we are shining the light on QMBL Muay Thai!

 
Autumn Elections 2018 Results

The results of our Autumn Elections 2018 are IN!

 
WMHD Blog- Kate Smith

A blog for World Mental Health Day. written by your Mile End LGBT+ Rep

 
Sporting Focus: BL Basketball

This week we are shining the light on our amazing BL Basketball Club!

 
President's September Update

A September update from your President, Ahmed Mahbub

 
VP Barts & The London September Update

September updates from your Vice President Barts and The London Tom Longbottom.

 
Wellness Week this October

Our first Wellness Week of 2018/19 is taking place from 8th October-12th October 2018

 
VP Education August & September Updates

Updates from August and September from your Vice President Education, Redwan Shahid

 
Sporting Focus: QM Netball

If you're looking to throw yourself into competitive sport, or simply be a part of the biggest girl gang on campus, QM Netball has a place for everyone!

 
VP Welfare August & September Updates

Updates from August and September from your Vice President Welfare, Ella Harvey.

 
Our new tea has a great story!

Birchall Tea, coming soon to Ground Cafe, has a great taste and a great story!

 
Brexit Information and Advice Session

Tower Hamlets Council are holding a session with free immigration advice and information.

 
QMSU Gets 'Very Good' Green Impact Award

The Students' Union has improved and achieved 'Very Good' in the NUS Green Impact Awards!

 
Graduation Ball 2018

Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Graduation Ball

 
Sporting Focus - QM Men's Basketball

This week we are shining the light onto our amazing Queen Mary Men’s Basketball Club! Get the low down on everything you need to know about the Club.

 
Success for Mile End Disability Representative!

Work by one of your Mile End Disabled & SLD Representatives, Katherine, has been passed at the University’s Senate!

 
BL Water Polo Club

This week we are shining the light onto our amazing Barts and the London Water Polo Club!

 
Executive Officer Updates

Updates from your Executive Officer team.

 
Sporting Focus: QM Climbing Club

This week we are shining the light onto our amazing Queen Mary Climbing Club!

 
First Friday Prayer in the Nest

Last week saw the first ever Friday Prayer (Jumu'ah) in the Nest after years of campaigning for more prayer space.

 
QM Angels Athletes Become World Champions!

On the 27th of April 2018 history was made as Team England Co-ed took home 1st place and the gold medals at the International Cheer Union World Championships in Florida for the first time ever.

 
Sporting Focus: QM Baseball Club

This week we are shining the light onto our amazing Queen Mary Baseball Club!

 
Ground's Superstar Barista!

Following amazing feedback from our Mystery Shopper Scheme, Mia has been named Ground's Superstar Barista!

 
Sporting Focus: QM Go-Karting Club

This week we are shining the light onto our amazing Queen Mary Go-Karting Club!

 
Sporting Focus: BL Basketball Club

This week we are shining the light onto our amazing Barts and the London Basketball Club!

 
QMUL Bursaries Statement

Following the announcement that the University will be allocating £260,000 to student bursaries, we welcome the renewed commitment from Queen Mary to the important issue of student bursaries for students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds

 
Too Good To Go App Saves Food Waste

Since April 2017, the app Too Good To Go has featured Students' Union outlets in an effort to save food waste

 
Register to Vote!

Local and Local Authority Mayoral Elections are coming up in May and you've got until 17th April to register to vote!

 
Students’ Union Awards 2018

March saw our Students' Union Awards Season celebrating the achievements of students across the Students' Union.

 
Statement on 'Punish a Muslim Day' Letters

Our statement on the recent letters sent to homes around the country,

 
QMUL Bursary Changes: Additional £200,000 fund announced

The Students' Union is pleased to announce the University will allocate an additional £200,000 fund for 2018-19, following student concerns about bursary changes

 
Sporting Focus: BL Squash Club

This week we are shining the light onto our amazing Barts and the London Squash Club!

 
Sporting Focus: QM Netball Club

This week we are shining the light onto our amazing Queen Mary Netball Club!

 
QMUL Bursary Changes 2018-19

Tell us your views on the QMUL bursary changes

 
NUS National Conference 2018

The NUS National Conference 2018 is taking place on 27th-29th March and we're sending five delegates! Find out more.

 
Sporting Focus: BL Netball Club

This week we are shining the light onto our amazing Barts and the London Netball Club!

 
Women's Week at QMSU

This week, we're celebrating Women's Week at QMSU!

 
Eating the right foods to help you through university

In line with the Green Mary Market we are proud to present “What’s on the Menu?” a food awareness campaign by students.

 
Fresh vs Processed: The reality of junk food

In line with the Green Mary Market we are proud to present “What’s on the Menu?” a food awareness campaign by students.

 
Impact of a can of tuna

In line with the Green Mary Market we are proud to present “What’s on the Menu?” a food awareness campaign by students.

 
21st Century Food Industry: Environmental Impact

In line with the Green Mary Market we are proud to present “What’s on the Menu?” a food awareness campaign by students.

 
The True Cost of Cheap Food

In line with the Green Mary Market we are proud to present “What’s on the Menu?” a food awareness campaign by students.

 
What sustainable eating really means!

In line with the Green Mary Market we are proud to present “What’s on the Menu?” a food awareness campaign by students.

 
Sporting Focus: QMBL American Football Club

This week we are shining the light onto our amazing Queen Mary Barts and the London American Football Club!

 
QMSU stands in solidarity with the UCU

Following a vote from students at the Annual Student Meeting, Queen Mary Students’ Union is proud to stand in solidarity with the UCU.

 
Sporting Focus: BL Running Club

This week we are shining the light onto our amazing Barts and the London Running Club!

 
New reusable mug saves thousands of paper cups!

Since the introduction of our new reusable cups and a new 'Bring Your Own' discount in Ground and the Learning Cafe, thousands of paper cups have been saved!

 
Sporting Focus: QMBL Ultimate Frisbee

This week we are shining the light onto our amazing Queen Mary Barts and the London Ultimate Frisbee Club!

 
Students head to BUCS Nationals

Six thousand of the top university athletes are heading to Sheffield this weekend for the BUCS National Championships.

 
QMUL Survey Season

This year, the Students’ Union will be supporting the University’s Survey Season! There are currently three major national surveys for all taught students: NSS, UKES, PTES.

 
Buddy Scheme Relaunches #4

The Students’ Union Buddy Scheme is relaunching this year in a new, improved formula. Still unsure about applying? Read this interview!

 
Sporting Focus: QMBL Fencing

his week we are shining the light onto our amazing Queen Mary Barts and the London Fencing! Get the low down on everything you need to know about this club below.

 
Buddy Scheme Relaunches #3

The Students Union Buddy Scheme is relaunching this year in a new, improved formula Still unsure about applying? Read this!

 
Sporting Focus: QMBL Women's Rugby

This week we are shining the light onto our amazing Queen Mary Barts and the London Women’s Rugby Club!

 
Buddy Scheme Relaunches #2

The Students’ Union Buddy Scheme is relaunching. Unsure about applying? Read this!

 
Sporting Focus: BL Alpine Club

This week we are shining the light onto our amazing Barts and the London Alpine Club.

 
Our Buddy Scheme Relaunches

The Students’ Union Buddy Scheme is relaunching this year in a new, improved formula. Unsure about applying? Read this!

 
10 Reasons to Nominate Yourself

Nominations for Students' Union Elections are now open! Read more about why you should nominate yourself.

 
Sporting Focus: Queen Mary Hockey Club

This week we are shining the light onto our incredible Queen Mary Hockey Club! Get the low down on everything you need to know about this club

 
Meet your rep: Kshitij Kulshreshtha

We want to help you get to know your Student Council reps a bit better, so o we'll be asking them a few questions about themselves