Queen Margaret University
Support is at the heart of making your experience at QMU a positive one, and our services for students play an important role in supporting you from application to graduation. Our staff within the services, and throughout the University, aim to help you make the most of your time at University, and to reinforce your learning, your well-being and your personal development.
The services range from looking after the administration of your studies to helping you build up lifelong career planning skills.
If you are looking for accommodation for the current academic year then please contact us to check availability.
Living on campus provides a fantastic opportunity to settle into university life and meet new friends in a safe and comfortable environment.
All our accommodation is just a stone's throw away from the University, so it couldn’t be more convenient. You’ll also find many great facilities on your doorstep including the Students’ Union, Gym and Sports Centre and the Learning Resource Centre. We have WiFi available across campus and 24/7 security keeping you safe.
The Learning Resource Centre (LRC) is a key resource for staff, students and researchers and its aim is to provide a library and information service which is effective, dynamic, up-to-date and responsive to the needs of its users.
We have more than 1000 study spaces with a variety of social, quiet and silent study areas, and bookable group study rooms.
There is campus-wide WiFi and 24/7 security and pastoral care so you are safe and supported.
All students are advised to register with a Medical Practice within the area they are living in as soon as they arrive at QMU.
Registration with a GP, healthcare and prescriptions are free and delivered by the NHS in Scotland.
If you are from another area of the UK, please bring your NHS Medical Card with you to University.
Our airy and bright campus offers a real community feel, with ready access to student services, food outlets catering for every palate, student accommodation, sports facilities, beautiful grounds, and plenty of places for socialising. We also have an on-site Students’ Union. From our campus, you have easy access both to Edinburgh city centre (six minutes by train) and East Lothian’s beautiful coast and countryside.
Our facilities include:
- Fitness suite
- Weights room
- Exercise studio
- Sports hall
- Outdoor gym
The Doctoral Student Association (DSA)
Since its formation, the Doctoral Student Association has consistently supported students undertaking their Doctoral degrees at QMU. We provide unity and support in various aspects of Doctoral life.