Nine students received a combined total of £2,800 after winning the QUBSU’s competition ‘What’s the Big Idea?’

Oran Barr, News Editor.  Nine QUB students received a combined total of £2,800 in prize money as the successful candidates in this years QUBSU ‘What’s the Big Idea?’ competition. The winners were also presented with 11 individual business awards commending various areas of entrepreneurial thought, such as ‘Best Use of Technology’ and ‘Best Idea forContinue reading “Nine students received a combined total of £2,800 after winning the QUBSU’s competition ‘What’s the Big Idea?’”

QUB students fined over £52,000 for overdue books in the 2016/17 academic year.

Oran Barr, News Editor.  Throughout the 2016/17 academic year, students at Queen’s University Belfast were fined a total of £52,889 for late returns to the library. The university has said that fines are necessary in order to “encourage prompt returns” and maintain circulation of books in “heavy demand.” Fines for overdue books start at the rateContinue reading “QUB students fined over £52,000 for overdue books in the 2016/17 academic year.”

NI political leaders meet Prime Minister May for crucial discourse over stagnant Stormont

Oran Barr, News Editor. Prime Minster Theresa May has recently held talks with the leaders of DUP and Sinn Féin, Arlene Foster and Gerry Adams respectively, in an attempt to resuscitate NI politics, stating: “It is imperative that the parties re-engage in intensive discussions next week aimed at resolving the outstanding issues, so that the AssemblyContinue reading “NI political leaders meet Prime Minister May for crucial discourse over stagnant Stormont”

QUB study identifies eight key findings on the impact of Brexit on the Central Border Region of Ireland/Northern Ireland

Rachel McAdam, Contributor. QUB, in conjunction with the Irish Central Border Area Network (ICBAN), have published a report finding that the anticipation of Brexit is already having an effect on communities along the Central Border Region of Ireland/Northern Ireland. The research was led by Dr Katy Hayward from the Centre for International Borders Research at Queen’sContinue reading “QUB study identifies eight key findings on the impact of Brexit on the Central Border Region of Ireland/Northern Ireland”