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How to celebrate post-submission in Belfast!

September 16, 2013


So you’ve finally done it, hooray 🙂 If you’re reading this, we hope that after a lot of blood, sweat, and tears you have submitted your MA dissertation or PhD Thesis. After you catch up on some much needed sleep here are some fun ways to celebrate in Belfast this week: Go to the theatre […]

Preview: Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

September 6, 2013


Mad Hatter’s Tea Party/Crafternoon: Tuesday 24th September Back by popular demand, the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party is an afternoon of amazing cakes and pies, hosted by the postgraduate Cake Club. This year, to spice things up further we have added a ‘Crafternoon’ element to the event. We’ll provide some undecorated buns and decorating materials and […]

Invitation to join Bright Club Belfast

August 30, 2013


A letter from one of the Bright Club founders to postgraduate students…   Dear Postgrads,   Have you ever heard of Bright Club? It’s an endeavour started in UCL in London and now spreading to various UK cities, getting academics and researchers to do a short (7-10 mins) stand-up comedy set based on their research. […]

Photography Walking Tour Preview

August 28, 2013


The photography walking tour is proving to be a popular addition to Welcome Week, and today we did a practice run to ensure that it will be an awesome experience for all! Route: International and Postgraduate Student Centre – Botanic Train Station (5 mins) – Take train to Titanic Quarter Train Station – Titanic Quarter – […]

Our Guide to Belfast on a Budget

August 23, 2013


New student? Worried about funding your fun in Belfast? Read on… So you’ve accepted your place on a postgraduate course, have googled ‘Lisburn Road’ and ‘Holylands’ to get the lowdown on where to live (Tip: Stranmillis), and are ready for a life in the urban cool of Belfast. Here’s my handy guide to kicking off […]

Oscar Nominations 2013

January 10, 2013


Ríona Kelly gives us the lowdown on this years Oscar nominations which were announced today. On the back of the season where most of us spend all day on the couch watching endless films while munching the Christmas leftovers comes the biggest round up of films from the past and coming year. Nominations for the […]

Strictly QUB Dance!

December 18, 2012


On Thursday 29th November, QUB Dance Society hosted the third annual ‘Strictly QUB Dance’ event. Each year the event has grown in popularity and in size – hosted previously in Mandela Hall (2010), the Wellington Park Hotel (2011) and this year, the Whitla Hall at Queen’s. The ‘strictly’ event nights are proving very popular in […]