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New Campus

QMU'S INNOVATIVE CAMPUS

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SUPERB CAMPUS FACILITIES

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Our modern campus opened in Autumn 2007 and is a vibrant academic village with high-tech buildings and attractive landscaped spaces, featuring an innovative learning resource centre at the heart of the development.

 

The campus includes student residences, a student union building, indoor sports facilities and all weather surfaces, a variety of catering outlets, a shop and landscaped gardens with a range of environmental features. The design takes full account of the needs of today's students. Students were consulted throughout the relocation project, from involvement in the choice of site and input into the design of buildings, to decisions on the types of catering facilities on campus. There is appropriate disabled access to residences and academic buildings.

 

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A PURPOSE-BUILT STUDENT UNION AND SPORTS FACILITIES

The student union includes plenty of social spaces, a café, an events area and a games room. Sports facilities include a fitness suite, astroturf suitable for 5-a-side or 7-a-side football, sports hall - 4 badminton court sized and an exercise studio.

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MODERN STUDENT RESIDENCES

Accommodation is onsite for 800 students (undergraduate and postgraduate). These highly modern rooms have an en-suite. There are shared kitchen and lounge facilities. Internet connection points are provided.

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AN ATTRACTIVE LOCAL AREA

You will find the campus conveniently situated for leisure and shopping facilities. Musselburgh, an attractive seaside town on the eastern edge of Edinburgh, is a short walk away, and offers an appealing mix of shops, cafés, bars and leisure facilities, including a theatre and the famous racecourse. The Fort Kinnaird shopping complex is also within walking distance, and includes an extensive range of retail outlets, plus a multi-screen cinema and bowling alley.

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AT THE HEART OF THE COMMUNITY

Queen Margaret aims to be a central part of the local community and local people are closely involved in the development of plans for the new campus. If you have ideas about how we can work with the community, contact the Marketing & Communications Office.

GETTING TO THE CAMPUS

The location for the campus is on the eastern fringe of Edinburgh, right beside the seaside town of Musselburgh, and is easily accessed from the city and beyond. The area is bordered by the main east coast rail line to London and the A1. It also neighbours the city by-pass.

The campus is very easy to reach by train, as it is situated right beside Musselburgh Station. The rail service from Edinburgh Waverley to Musselburgh takes around six minutes. The campus is also a short walk from Newcraighall Station which is eleven minutes from Edinburgh Waverley on the cross-rail line. There are frequent bus services to the area from central Edinburgh, currently taking around 30 minutes. There is a bus stop on campus situated adjacent to the student union, beside the main buildings. You can await your bus in comfort in a café situated directly beside the bus stop. Night buses also serve the area.

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