Queen’s is a university where talent is allowed to flourish, where innovation is encouraged and supported. It is an international centre of research and education and a major part of the fabric of Northern Ireland.

With more than 23,000 students and 3,700 staff, Queen’s is a dynamic and diverse institution, a magnet for inward investment, a major employer and investor, and a global player in research areas ranging from cancer studies to sustainability, and from pharmaceuticals to creative writing.

Queen’s is a member of the Russell Group of 24 leading UK research-intensive universities and is ranked in the top one per cent of global universities.

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 results placed Queen’s joint 8th in the UK for research intensity, with over 75 per cent of Queen’s researchers undertaking world-class or internationally leading research.

Internationally, Queen’s is ranked 200 in the world and has 14 subjects in the top 200 in the world. Queen’s currently has over 2,600 international students from 85 different countries and we’re ranked 22nd in the world for international outlook (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020).