We want to ensure that all students at Queen Mary get the support they need to secure a successful future.

Whether you have ideas about what you would like to do next or have not yet decided, the Careers & Enterprise team are here to help you #FindYourFuture. You can access their services at any time while at Queen Mary, including through the summer, and importantly, for two years after graduation. Contact them for CV and application feedback, to practise your interview technique, to explore your options or to discuss anything else careers-related. Browse over 2,000 work experience opportunities and live vacancies or visit their website for further information and resources.

Check out their brand new video below featuring current Queen Mary students and alumni discussing how the team have supported them.


Law, English and Drama ranked top 35 in QS Top Universities rankings
Three subjects from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences have been ranked in the top 35 in the world, according to the 2018 QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) Top Universities Study.

Queen Mary student takes her research to Parliament
Madeleine Hart, a PhD student from the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, was shortlisted to present her research to the Houses of Parliament as part of STEM for Britain, a competition involving approximately 180 early stage or early career researchers.

Widening Participation visits the Votes for Women exhibition
To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Widening Participation team invited a group of female students and graduates to visit the Votes for Women exhibition at the Museum of London, and discuss what it is like to be women in higher education today.

Queen Mary invests in cutting-edge artificial intelligence computers
Two supercomputers have been installed at Queen Mary to support research into deep learning and artificial intelligence (AI), furthering research into areas including feature tracking through video analysis, the modelling of social networks, predictive models for music and analysis of particle interaction from the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.
Queen Mary in the media

A selection of appearances of Queen Mary staff and students in the media. To submit a story or subscribe to daily updates, email press@qmul.ac.uk.

Stephen Hawking had pinned his hopes on ‘M-theory’ to fully explain the universe – here’s what it is

Mother saves son's life with kidney donation despite 'incompatible' organ

How Charles I lost his head over his lust for the world’s greatest art collection

The views expressed in the articles do not reflect those of Queen Mary University of London as an organisation.

 Jobs and careers

Get in touch with the Careers & Enterprise team

Careers & Enterprise is open Monday to Friday, 9.30am-5pm, including through the summer. Call 020 7882 8533 to book a one-to-one appointment, or visit the Careers & Enterprise Centre in Room WG3, Queens’ Building, Mile End campus.

Careers & Enterprise business funding deadlines

Do you have a great idea but need a bit of funding to get it up and running? Are you already working on a business venture but need help getting it to the next stage? Apply for funding to take your project to the next level. Careers & Enterprise have 'Try It' (up to £500), 'Grow It' (up to £5,000) and 'Build It' (up to £10,000) funding awards available for interesting projects at any stage of maturity to help you move to the next stage of development. Applications for funding close on Sunday 1 April. Find out more.

Practise interviews and psychometric tests

If you have an interview coming up, did you know you can browse over 7,000 common interview questions and practise your own video interviews using Interview Stream? Check out the Careers & Enterprise Knowledge Bank on QMPlus to brush up on your verbal and numerical reasoning skills, practise situational judgement tests, and much more.

Looking for career inspiration?

Browse a range of 'Getting into…' guides to find out more about a range of sectors including business, engineering, the arts, finance, film and more. The guides are available in the Careers & Enterprise Centre (Room WG3, Queens' Building, Mile End campus) or online.

Summer opportunities with Careers & Enterprise

Look out for upcoming rounds of the QConsult and QProjects programmes taking place over the summer. Applications will be opening soon. Follow Careers & Enterprise on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office Service apprenticeships

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office Services is offering a number of apprenticeship schemes to Queen Mary students. You can find all of their schemes listed on their website. For more information, please email fcoservices.recruitment@fco.gov.uk

 Society profile: LGBT+ Society 

The LGBT+ Society was established to provide a community of representation and support for all LGBT+ students and friends at Queen Mary. The society increases visibility of LGBT+ students and raises awareness of the issues faced by the community. We met with society President Jemima Hindmarch to find out more about the support on offer and the various ways you can get involved with their activities and events.

 Student blogs: Careers 

Check out these student blogs covering everything from finding part-time jobs and work experience opportunities to preparing to enter the workforce and finding the balance between work, study and social activities.

 Money and support

Bereavement support available from the Chaplaincy

Queen Mary's Chaplaincy team is available as a pastoral resource for the care of students, staff and their families, of any faith or none, as they confront death and the loss of a loved one. They can help organise memorial services, offer practical advice or just provide a friendly ear. Find out more.

QMUL Bursary 2017/18 – why haven’t I received the first instalment?

If you were expecting your first instalment of the QMUL Bursary 2017/18 in February, the Bursaries team has provided some guidance on why you might not have received it and how to rectify it.

Money Matters – what to do if you are running out of money at the end of term

If you are waiting for your next instalment of Student Finance in April, you may be running out of money as the end of term approaches. The Advice and Counselling Service provides three possible options to improve your finances.

Expeditions Fund 2017/18

Are you planning a trip during the summer vacation? Queen Mary’s Expeditions Fund is open for applications from continuing undergraduate and postgraduate students who wish to apply for a grant towards travel in summer 2018. You can see reports from previous summers and more details online. The closing date for applications is Friday 27 April. 

Having trouble studying? Stressed about exams?

The Advice and Counselling Service has organised several workshops over the next couple of months for students who need extra support or advice around studying and managing exam stress. The workshops are free to attend and there’s no need to book in advance. Check them out now.


Upgrade to university email login page

During the Easter break, IT Services is planning to upgrade the login page for students logging into their university email account (Office 365). The functionality and the login process will remain the same, but the design of the login page will change significantly. More information is available online.


If you could invite any artist to Queen Mary, who would it be?

Arts & Culture at Queen Mary is looking for students’ input on a project to design a programme of arts as part of the new Arts and Culture Strategy 2017-22. What challenges do you think arts and culture can help us face? What do you think we should be doing to promote arts and culture at Queen Mary? Share your thoughts and feedback through a short online survey. For more information, please email qmul-arts@qmul.ac.uk.

Take part in a survey looking at the effect of dietary nitrate on skin inflammation

Charlotte Whitear, a student from the William Harvey Research Institute, is looking for male volunteers, aged 18-45, who are non-smokers and on no medications, to take part in an ethically approved study looking at the effect of dietary nitrate (beetroot juice) on skin inflammation. Your time and travel expenses will be compensated. Please contact Dr Christopher Primus at c.primus@qmul.ac.uk, or Professor Amrita Ahluwalia at a.ahluwalia@qmul.ac.uk for further details.

Life Sciences Image Awards 2018 deadline for submissions

There’s still time to submit images under the themes of health and wellbeing, health and technology, and beauty in medicine for the Life Sciences Image Awards 2018 before the deadline of Thursday 29 March. Full details are available on the Life Sciences Initiative website.


Confucius Institute: Chinese painting class – tomorrow, Wednesday 21 March, 6-8pm

Introduction to 'Network' – Queen Mary’s new Centre for the Creative and Cultural Economy – Thursday 22 March, 4-6.30pm

Queen Mary Banking and Finance Society: Blockchain: the crypto-revolution – Thursday 22 March, 6.15-8pm

SSFX Anthology Film Première - Wednesday 28 March, 6-8pm

Confucius Institute: Badminton competition – Wednesday 28 March

Confucius Institute: Chinese movie night, 'American Dreams in China' – Wednesday 28 March

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