International Collaborations

Nursing at Queen Margaret University has a number of collaborations with international institutions including:

  • The British University, Egypt
  • AKMI Metropolitan College, Greece
  • The University College of South East Norway
  • University of Wollongong, Australia
  • Bergen University College, Norway
  • Maribor University, Slovenia
  • Ulster University, Northern Ireland
  • The University of Pretoria
  • University Hospital in Iceland      
  • University of Malta
  • Vilniaus Kolegija, University of Applied Sciences, Lithuania

UK Collaborations

We offer a number of programmes in collaboration with:

International Networks

Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI):  QMU is the first nursing department in Scotland to progress to a STTI Chapter. STTI supports  scholarship and excellence in nursing practice through its numerous professional development products and services ; focusing on the core areas of education, leadership, career development, evidence-based nursing, research, and scholarship. STTI’s products and services advance the learning and professional development of members and all nurses who strive to improve the health of the world’s people. http://www.nursingsociety.org/connect-engage/about-stti

The International Practice Development Collaborative (IPDC) is a community of practice (practice developers and researchers) who are committed to working together to develop healthcare practice. The IPDC believes that the aim of practice development is to work with people to develop person-centred cultures that are dignified, compassionate and safer for all. http://www.fons.org/library/journal-about-ipdc

The Person Centred-practice International Community of Practice (ICoP) is a formally facilitated collaboration between ,with the intention of advancing knowledge, skills and expertise in person-centred practice, practice development and research (with a particular focus on practitioner research).

The Student Person Centred-practice International Community of Practice (SICoP) is a formally facilitated collaboration for doctoral students studying at one of the ICOP member organisations, with the intention of advancing knowledge, skills and expertise in person-centred practice, practice development and research (with a particular focus on practitioner research). https://www.facebook.com/groups/SICoP/

The European Society for Person-centered Healthcare http://www.pchealthcare.org.uk/

QMentor centre Visit our QMentor centre which provides information and advice for nurses involved in mentoring nursing students from Queen Margaret University while they are on clinical placement