Eat and Drink on Campus

Catering Outlets - Refurbishment Project: December 2023 to January 2024

Following the award of contract to BaxterStorey for the delivery of our catering onsite, we are about to embark on implementing some exciting new changes across our catering outlets.

Fuel on Campus

We are delighted to launch our new and improved catering app - Fuel on Campus.

Fuel on Campus is our all new loyalty scheme 

  • Download our dedicated app from your app store (Search ‘’Fuel on Campus’’)
  • Enter our location code 4534
  • Collect points every time you purchase something from any of our outlets
  • For every £1 spent, you receive 3 points
  • Each point is worth 1p, and is redeemable against any of our food or drink items
  • Please note alcohol is not included in this at all
  • Make sure you have push notifications on so that you receive updates on offers directly to your phone
  • Keep an eye out for our regular points promotions
  • Spend your Points

Who doesn’t love a free treat!!!!

Remember Fuel in Campus can be used in all our outlets.

Our team will do random checks to ensure those ordering from the Student option are students, please ensure you have a valid student card which you will be asked to present when picking up your meal or drinks.

If you have any queries or indeed feedback about Fuel on Campus, please contact our Catering Team.

Fuel On Campus

Maggie's Bar & Cafe

Overlooking University Square, Maggie’s Bar & Café is the social hub of your Students’ Union.  We proudly welcome students, staff, general public and well behaved dogs!

We have a large outdoor seating area too making it the perfect location for your student gatherings.

Starbucks Coffee Pod

Starbucks is located in the main academic building atrium offering a selection of hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, panini’s, toasties, salads and soup along with a selection of snack items.

1875 Restaurant

The menu at 1875 changes weekly, with daily specials. Try from our full salad & deli bar, soups, baked potatoes and daily hot mains with a wide selection of dietary friendly and vegan options amongst others.  

The Nook

The Nook is our first fully self-service catering outlet located just off the 1875 Restaurant. We have a selection of sandwiches, snacks, juices and hot drinks.

The Nook is open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

QMU Meal Plans

At QMU we want to make sure that all our students have access to a varied and balanced diet.  QMU Meal Plans allow students to purchase a meal plan for the semester.  They can then focus on their academic studies safe in the knowledge that they are getting daily fresh and nutritious meals.

University Retail Facilities

Our shop can be located within the 1875 servery area.  This is operational Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm during term time.  We stock a wide variety of household items along with confectionery and stationery.

If there is something you would like to see us stock in our retail space, please do just let us know by emailing our Catering Team

Tray Food

Queen Margaret University Online Shop

We are delighted to be able to offer you a selection of official QMU merchandise in partnership with Merchflow, a QMU graduate start-up business.

Feel part of the QMU community and commemorate your time at QMU with branded clothing & accessories. Whether it’s a simple order of one item for yourself or a bulk order for your year group or academic team, Merchflow will work with you to ensure you get the best quality and price. 

Vending Service

We have a number of vending machines that are available on campus. These are located on:

  • Level 0 (cold drinks & confectionery) in 1875
  • Level 3 (cold drinks & confectionery) outside the Halle Lecture Theatre

Opening Hours

  • Accessible during main building opening hours

Please note:  all vending machines accept contactless payment only

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Hospitality Service (Meetings)

QMU staff can order catering for meetings on campus using our online booking system.  

Catering Online Bookings - For QMU Staff only Catering Online Booking Form

QMU Hospitality

Point of Sale - Payment Methods

Point of Sale - Payment Methods 

  • All our catering outlets accept debit/credit card, Apple Pay, Google Pay, contactless with no minimum spend required and cash payments.
  • Vending machines are located in the main academic building in 1875 and on level 3.  They accept contactless payments only.
  • The vending machines in Accommodation and Sports accept both cash and contactless payments.

Hospitality Cards

  • Departmental Hospitality Cards can be requested by Budget Holders and used to make purchases in all the Catering & Retail outlets.
student using self scan and payment options on campus


QMU and our catering partner BaxterStorey value your custom and more importantly your feedback, to ensure we are providing a good service, good quality food and that the menu variety suits your tastes.

Please take a few minutes to give us your feedback.

You can either complete the Online Customer Feedback Form or alternatively scan the QR code located at each of the outlets.

Thank you for your feedback.

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Meet the Team