Development And Alumni Relations Office

 

IMPORTANT MESSAGE: During the COVID-19 lockdown, 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 contact the organiser. Alternatively, please contact us at alumni@qub.ac.uk and we will be glad to assist. 

Internal view, The Graduate School, Queen's University BelfastPOSTGRADUATE VIRTUAL OPEN DAY

THURSDAY 6 AUGUST 2020: 11:00AM

Online

At this virtual event you will have the chance to find out how continuing your journey with postgraduate study at Queen's will set you apart from the competition.
 
Our current students will discuss how the cutting-edge postgraduate programmes at Queen's are helping them gain the skills to transform their careers. Professor Margaret Topping, Dean of the Graduate School, will also highlight the tailored development programmes on offer. 

Hands pointing at papers, laptop on desk THE COVID-19 CRISIS AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

TUESDAY 11 AUGUST 2020: 11:30AM - 12:30PM

Webinar (free) 

How is your business addressing the challenges brought about by the Covid-19 crisis? Would you like to benefit from insights into the opportunities and threats? Join The William J Clinton Leadership Institute for this Covid-19 support series masterclass.

In this session, Dr Lisa Messina, Lecturer in Management at Queen's Management School, will discuss some of the key challenges brought about by circumstances of severe crisis, and how small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can address these challenges.

Learn more about this webinar, including how to book your place

ASK THE EXPERT: HOW GENDER MATTERS (Live Q&A)

THURSDAY 13 AUGUST 2020: 1:30PM
In this session we will be speaking to Jamie J. Hagen and Maria-Adriana Deiana, co-directors of the Centre for Gender in Politics and lecturers in International Relations, about how gender matters in politics today. 
 
From COVID-19 to Black Lives Matter, gender impacts all dimensions of our personal and political lives in important ways.   
 
 
 
 

Woman viewing cityscape from mountain topASK THE EXPERT: GETTING THAT GRADUATE JOB 

THURSDAY 27 AUGUST 2020: 1:30PM 
In this session of the live Q&A 'Ask The Expert' series hosted by the Alumni Relations team, we will hear from Emma Lennox, Careers Consultant with Careers, Employability and Skills, Queen's University Belfast.  Emma will be sharing advice on how to get ahead in the graduate job market during these uncertain times and sharing her knowledge about what employers are looking for.
 
Does your CV need fine tuning?
Desperate to make your LinkedIn profile stand out?
Want to know more about the soft skills that employers are looking for?
 
 
This event will be broadcast via Microsoft Teams.  If you don't already have this downloaded on your device then click here for advice on how to download or attending the session through your web browser
 
 
 

Susannah DickeyIN CONVERSATION: SUSANNAH DICKEY & GLENN PATTERSON

THURSDAY 3 SEPTEMBER 2020: 6:00PM 
Director of the Seamus Heany Centre, Glenn Patterson, will be in discussion with celebrated author and Queen's student, Susannah Dickey to talk about her debut novel, Tennis Lessons, and find out more about her life and career. 
 

Susannah graduated from Queen’s in 2017 with a BA in Creative Writing. She released Tennis Lessons in July 2020 to critical acclaim and is working on her second novel. Susannah will be discussing the success of the book as well as her influences and her road to becoming a published author.  The author of two poetry pamphlets, both published by Lifeboat Press, Susannah is currently completing a PhD at the Seamus Heaney Centre.  

Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions about the novel in a live Q&A session.  If you haven’t already read Tennis Lessons click here to find out how where you can buy a copy and join the discussion.  

To register for this event please email alumni@qub.ac.uk

 
 

EV-Save the dateQUEEN'S WOMEN GRADUATES (QWG) TOUR (RESCHEDULED DATE)

SATURDAY 12 September 2020: 11:00AM - 12:15pm

Venue: Crumlin Road Gaol

The Crumlin Road Gaol dates back to 1845, and closed its doors as a working prison after 150 years in service in 1996. The Gaol has reopened as a visitor attraction after extensive renovations and today you can take a guided tour.

The QWG tour will cover all aspects of the Gaol, from the Tunnel linking the Courthouse from the other side of the Crumlin Road to the Hanging Cell, the historic Holding Cells, Centre Circle, C-Wing and Graveyard. The tour is open only to members of the Queen's Women Graduates.

If you would like to find out more about QWG, including how to join, please visit the QWG webpage

EV-Save the dateQUEEN's WOMEN GRADUATES (QWG) DISCUSSION AND NETWORKING EVENING 

Tuesday 6 October 2020: 7pm - 10pm

Venue: Canada Room & Council Chamber, Queen's University Belfast

Queen's Women Graduates (QWG) will host a panel discussion themed "The impact of a crisis on women."

The aim is to introduce NI Women's groups, QWG members and current students for an evening of discussion and networking.

If you would like to find out more about Queen's Women Graduates, including how to join, please visit the QWG webpage

EV-Save the dateQUEEN'S WOMEN GRADUATES (QWG) talk

SATURDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2020

Venue: TBC 

Queen's Women Graduates (QWG) will host a talk given by Professor Moyra Haslett, School of English, Arts and Languages, Queen's University Belfast entitled "Claiming a Woman's Place."

Professor Haslett will share paintings and art installations, rooted in her own research period, the 18th Century. Tea and coffee will be provided before the presentation; time for a short Q&A session will also be included.

If you wold like to find out more about Queen's Women Graduates, including how to join, please visit the QWG webpage

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QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION LONDON (QUAL) ANNUAL DINNER 

Thursday 19 November 2020

Venue: Royal Thames Yacht Club, Knightsbridge

This year's Queen's University Association London (QUAL) Dinner will be held on Thursday 19 November.

Full details, including how to book tickets will follow in due course. 

To find out more about the Association, including how to join,  please visit the QUAL website.

EV - IsdellQUEEN'S GRADUATES' ASSOCIATION (QGA) ANNUAL CHARTER DAY DINNER  

FRIDAY 20 NOVEMBER 2020 

Venue: The Great Hall, Queen's University Belfast

The Queen's Graduates' Association (QGA) will hold its annual Charter Day Dinner on Friday 20 November 2020. 

Full details, including how to book tickets, will be updated in due course. 

For further information on the Association, including how to join, please visit the QGA webpage

QUEEN'S WOMEN GRADUATES (QWG) AGM 2021

Saturday 30 January 2021

Venue: Canada Room & Council Chamber, Queen's University Belfast

Further details, including AGM papers to follow in due course.

This event is only open to members of the QWG.

To find out more about the Queen's Women Graduates, including how to join, please visit the QWG webpage.

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QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION LONDON (QUAL)
PRESIDENT'S DRINKS RECEPTION

Monday 7 June 2021 

Venue: Hurlingham Club, London

The Queen's University Association London (QUAL) President's Drinks Reception will be held at this special venue on Monday 7 June 2021. 

Full details, including how to book your place will follow in due course.

For further information on the Association and how to become a member, please visit the QUAL website

 

 

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