International students at Queen Mary University London

Queen Mary University of London, situated in the heart of the bustling city, stands as a prestigious institution with a history rooted in academic distinction since its establishment. Embracing a global community, the university warmly welcomes students from across the world, fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. With a commitment to providing a world-class education, Queen Mary University of London is a beacon for those seeking transformative academic experiences. The institution values the unique perspectives and cultural richness that international students contribute to its vibrant campus, making it an ideal choice for individuals aspiring to thrive in a globally minded academic community.

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International Student Insurance

Having reliable health insurance should be a top priority for international students in case of an accident or the need to see a doctor while studying abroad. If you're enrolled in a course lasting six months or more at our Mile End campus, you, along with your spouse and dependent children accompanying you to the UK, are eligible for free healthcare through the National Health Service (NHS).

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Queen Mary University of London's Student Union offers societies, sports and other student activity groups for you to join. Engage and connect with fellow international students through a wide range of societies and clubs offering a diverse range of student-led societies catering to various interests and cultures. Whether you're passionate about music, sports, or your home country's culture, you'll find a welcoming community and opportunities to make lifelong friendships.

Arriving from abroad and need assistance with storing your belongings?

Safestore, conveniently located at 79-89 Pentonville Rd, London N1 9LG, offers secure storage solutions for students. Whether you need to store your luggage during vacations or excess items throughout the academic year, they provide reliable and affordable services.

Contact them at +44 (0) 20 7278 3399 to discuss your storage requirements and make arrangements.

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The Visa & Immigration support, is your go-to resource for any questions or concerns you may have regarding your visa status. They offer guidance on immigration matters, visa extensions, and adapting to life in the UK. For more enquiry, reach out to them at, or call them on +44 (0)20 7882 5555 or visit their office to seek advice, attend workshops, and connect with other international students facing similar experiences.

Enhance your language skills and improve your academic writing through Language Centre. It supports the international students enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate programs. The Language Centre at our institution offers programs and courses to enhance students' academic and professional skills for success in a globalized world. From foundational to postgraduate levels, it provides tailored pathways for academic success and employability. Our language courses broaden linguistic capabilities, promoting social mobility. Through initiatives like QM Elevate, it foster essential skills development. Their research focuses on applied linguistics, including institutional communication and the relationship between language, politics, and culture.

How can I connect with fellow international students?

Queen Mary University of London offers a wide range of clubs and societies that cater to various interests. Joining a club or society related to your interests is a great way to meet both local and international students who share your passions. Check the university's website or inquire about clubs and societies during orientation

Do I need health insurance as an international student at the Queen Mary University of London?

Yes, it is important for international students to have comprehensive health insurance coverage during their time at the Queen Mary University of London. It is recommended obtaining health insurance that covers medical expenses, emergency evacuation, and repatriation. Providers like AXA, Allianz, or Bupa offer suitable insurance options for international students.

Are there opportunities to celebrate diversity and share my culture? to celebrate diversity and share my culture?

Queen Mary University of London; like many universities in the UK, values diversity and provides numerous opportunities for students to celebrate their own cultures and share them with others. Cultural societies, events, international food and cuisine, global week are some events to showcase your culture. Stay updated on the university's event calendar and social media platforms for upcoming cultural events and celebrations.

Where can I find support and guidance as an international student?

The VISA & IMMIGRATION Service is a valuable resource for international students at London. They offer guidance on immigration matters, visa extensions, and adapting to life in the UK. You can reach out to them through phone or visit their office to seek advice, attend workshops, and connect with other international students.

How can I improve my language skills and academic writing?

The English Language programs and workshop offers a comprehensive academic literacy support for all undergraduate and postgraduate learners. You'll find a range of services to help students in the School of English, Communication and Philosophy develop their academic writing and written language skills. Enroll in these courses if available. You can visit their Language Centre for more details.

Is there a place for spiritual support and connecting with others of similar beliefs?

Yes, Queen Mary University of London provides spaces and opportunities for spiritual support and connecting with others who share similar beliefs. The University has a Multi-Faith Chaplaincy that offers support and services to students of various religious and spiritual backgrounds. The Chaplaincy provides a welcoming space for prayer, reflection, and discussions.

How can I connect with International Student Ambassadors?

International Student Ambassadors are available to answer your questions and share their experiences. You can connect with them through social media platforms. You may email at :-