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BUCS UK Trophy

Queen Margaret University’s (QMU) Men’s Basketball team will be heading south of the border next wee read more

22 March 2019

Hospice trials new virtual reality experience to help patients in pain

Residents of an Edinburgh hospice facility are the first palliative care patients in Scotland to exp read more

22 March 2019

EntreprenHER with Prue Leith at QMU

“If you start with an optimistic nature, it doesn’t matter if you fail. Start with an idea that you read more

20 March 2019 More News

UCAS - London higher education exhibition

Join us alongside UCAS experts and hundreds of university representatives, employers, and gap year s read more

25 - 26 March 2019

Marketing on a Shoestring

We are delighted that East Lothian Business Gateway will be delivering this free workshop at QMU. Th read more

26 March 2019

Evening of short films and stories with Rick Spencer

QMU Honorary Fellow and top creative expert for the Universal Orlando Resort in Florida, Rick Spence read more

28 March 2019 More Events

"Am I good enough?"

Just a regular guy, living somewhere in the heart of Europe If someone had told me five years ago I read more

14 February 2019

Making the most of a UCAS exhibition

Going to a UCAS exhibition can be an overwhelming experience. The events are bustling, with lots of read more

12 February 2019

Interning in Canada through the Saltire Internship Programme

As I start my fourth year at QMU, I’ve been reflecting back on the incredible experience I had inter read more

19 October 2018 More Blogs