Development And Alumni Relations Office

 

During the COVID-19 restrictions, events run by, or in partnership with Queen’s University Belfast may have been postponed, cancelled or moved to a virtual online event. If you have a query regarding a specific event, please get in touch with the organiser. Alternatively, please contact us at alumni@qub.ac.uk and we will be glad to assist. 

 

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QUEEN'S GRADUATES' ASSOCIATON

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2021

TUESDAY 28 SEPTEMBER 2021 - 6:00PM

The Great Hall, Queen's University Belfast

Members of the Queen's Graduates' Association are invited to attend the 18th annual general meeting.  Members are asked to RSVP to ensure appropriate arrangements can be made.  

Register your attendance to confirm your place at this year's event.

 

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SOCIAL WORK INFORMATION EVENING

THINKING OF TRAINING TO BE A SOCIAL WORKER?

WEDNESDAY 6 OCTOBER 2021 - 6:00PM - 8:00PM 

Online via Teams

Registration required

This event will give you all the information you need about training at Queen's to become a social worker.  It will explain the application procees, the course content, how it is delivered and offer tips for interview preparation.  Attendees will also have the opportunity to chat to research and academic staff,

More information and registration details can be found on the Social Science, Education and Social Work website.

 

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CAREERS, EMPLOYABILITY & SKILLS

BITESIZED SKILLS SESSION: THINKING CREATIVELY

MONDAY 11 OCTOBER 2021 - 12:30PM - 1:30PM

Online

The Careers, Employability and Skills team will be running a series of online events designed to develop the skills that will make you stand out to employers.  This session will develop the tools and techniques to increase creative thinking; helping you to solve problems and meet challenges.

Come along and find out how to flex those creative muscles!

Bitesized Skills Sessions are open to current students and recent graduates who still have an active MyFuture account.  Visit the Careers, Employability and Skills website for more details and to register your attendance.

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ANNUAL LECTURE

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION SCOTLAND (QUAS) 

WEDNESDAY 13 OCTOBER 2021

Venue: The King Khalid Building, Edinburgh 

The Queen's University Association Scotland (QUAS) Annual lecture will be held on Wednesday 13 October 2021. 

The speaker will be Professor Geoff Palmer OBE, Professor Emeritus in the School of Life Sciences at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. His talk will be about Scotland's history of its relation to the slave trade

If you would like to find out more about the Association and how to join, please visit the QUAS webpage.

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CAREERS, EMPLOYABILITY & SKILLS

BITESIZED SKILLS SESSION: MANAGING YOUR TIME

TUESDAY 26 OCTOBER 2021 - 12:30PM - 1:30PM

Online

The Careers, Employability and Skills team will be running a series of online events designed to develop the skills that will make you stand out to employers.  This session will look at some ways of organising yourself with the intention of finding out what suits you. It will also look at how working under pressure can increase your stress levels and some tips to avoid feeling overwhelmed.

Bitesized Skills Sessions are open to current students and recent graduates who still have an active MyFuture account.  Visit the Careers, Employability and Skills website for more details and to register your attendance.

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CAREERS, EMPLOYABILITY & SKILLS

BITESIZED SKILLS SESSION: CHANGE AND ADAPTABILITY

WEDNESDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2021 - 12:30PM - 1:30PM

Online

The Careers, Employability and Skills team will be running a series of online events designed to develop the skills that will make you stand out to employers. This session will help you understand the process of change, give you some ideas for dealing with change and help you to see change as a positive step.

Bitesized Skills Sessions are open to current students and recent graduates who still have an active MyFuture account.  Visit the Careers, Employability and Skills website for more details and to register your attendance.

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CONVOCATION

ANNUAL MEETING

THURSDAY 11 NOVEMBER 2021

Online

The Annual Meeting of Convocation will take place on Thursday, 11 November.  The event will be filmed and streamed live from the Great Hall at Queen's with attendees able to attend online.
 
In addition to the official business of the meeting, attendees will also have the opportunity to hear from the Vice-Chancellor who will be providing an update on the University's new strategy.
 
Further information and registration details can be found on the Convocation website.  

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ANNUAL CHARTER DAY DINNER

FRIDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2021 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm

Venue: The Great Hall, Queen's University Belfast

The Queen's Graduates' Association (QGA) will hold its annual Charter Day Dinner on Friday, 19 November 2021. 

Registration details will follow in due course.  Email alumni@qub.ac.uk for further details.

During the evening the 2021 Allstate NI, Queen's Graduate of the Year Award will be presented. 

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CAREERS, EMPLOYABILITY & SKILLS

BITESIZED SKILLS SESSION: IMPRESSING IN MEETINGS

THURSDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2021 - 12:30PM - 1:30PM

Online

The Careers, Employability and Skills team will be running a series of online events designed to develop the skills that will make you stand out to employers. This session will give attendees an idea of what might be expected from you in business meetings and what is considered best practice. 

Bitesized Skills Sessions are open to current students and recent graduates who still have an active MyFuture account.  Visit the Careers, Employability and Skills website for more details and to register your attendance.

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ANNUAL LUNCH

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION SCOTLAND (QUAS)  

FRIDAY 26 NOVEMBER 2021

Venue: Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, Edinburgh 

The Queen's University Association Scotland (QUAS) Annual lunch will be held on Friday 26 November 2021. 

The guest speaker will be Colin McClatchie CBE FRSE, a founding member of QUAS and author of his memoirs in his recently published book A Musing.

If you would like to find out more about the Association and how to join, please visit the QUAS webpage.

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CAREERS, EMPLOYABILITY & SKILLS

BITESIZED SKILLS SESSION: SOLVING PROBLEMS AND MAKING DECISIONS

MONDAY 6 DECEMBER 2021 - 12:30PM - 1:30PM

Online

The Careers, Employability and Skills team will be running a series of online events designed to develop the skills that will make you stand out to employers. This session will look at how problems are identified, analysed and effectively solved. Attendees will learn how to demonstrate to employers how you go about solving problems and having confidence in your decision.

Bitesized Skills Sessions are open to current students and recent graduates who still have an active MyFuture account.  Visit the Careers, Employability and Skills website for more details and to register your attendance.

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CAREERS, EMPLOYABILITY & SKILLS

BITESIZED SKILLS SESSION: COMMUNICATING ASSERTIVELY

TUESDAY 14 DECEMBER 2021 - 12:30PM - 1:30PM

Online

The Careers, Employability and Skills team will be running a series of online events designed to develop the skills that will make you stand out to employers. This session will look at how using assertive language helps you express yourself clearly and how it informs how other people see you and treat you.

Bitesized Skills Sessions are open to current students and recent graduates who still have an active MyFuture account.  Visit the Careers, Employability and Skills website for more details and to register your attendance.

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ANNUAL LECTURE

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION SCOTLAND (QUAS) 

SPRING 2022 (dATE TBC)

Venue: TBC

The guest speaker will be Professor Frank Kelly PhD, FKC, FRSB, FMedSci. Professor Kelly graduated from Queen's University in the 1970s, and currently holds the inaugural Humphrey Battcock Chair of Environment and Health within the School of Public Health in a new global centre of air pollution research at Imperial College London.

Find out more about Professor Kelly's career, and listen to his recent discussion with Jim Al-Khalili on the Radio 4 programme, The Life Scientific

If you would like to find out more about QUAS and how to join, please visit the QUAS webpage
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GLASGOW OUTING

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION SCOTLAND (QUAS)

SPRING 2022 (Date TBC) 

Venue: House for an Art Lover, Glasgow 

The Queen's University Association Scotland (QUAS) will visit the delightful House for an Art Lover in Glasgow. 

This displays Charles Rennie Macintosh's talent as an artist, designer and pioneer of the Modern Movement. 

If you would like to find out more about the Association and how to join, please visit the QUAS webpage.

 

 

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