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At Queen Margaret University we offer students a welcoming and friendly community environment, with the optimum balance of theoretical and practical education to prepare them for successful careers. Along with our high quality teaching, we are renowned for relevant research and knowledge exchange work which focuses on making a positive impact on society. We have widely recognised expertise in our flagship areas of Health & Rehabilitation; Sustainable Business and Creativity & Culture.

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Prue Leith helps celebrate improved Business Gateway and start-up support facilities

The entrepreneur and TV personality, Prue Leith CBE joined Queen Margaret University (QMU) and East read more

15 February 2018

Artist puts creative spin on professional development with healthcare staff

A creative arts researcher has been working with healthcare hospital staff to explore how art can en read more

15 February 2018

Big Lottery Fund boost for student mental health initiatives at QMU

Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh has received its first award from the Big Lottery Fund’s read more

30 January 2018 More News

London Alumni Reception

Join fellow graduates of QMU for an evening of drinks and canapes in the private drawing room of Pen read more

19 February 2018

UCAS - Northern Ireland Higher Education Exhibition

Join us alongside UCAS experts and hundreds of university representatives, employers, and gap year s read more

28 February - 01 March 2018

UCAS - Manchester Higher Education Exhibition

Join us alongside UCAS experts and hundreds of university representatives, employers, and gap year s read more

13 - 14 March 2018 More Events

Speaking up for young offenders

Communication difficulty is the most common type of disability experienced by children and adults an read more

09 January 2018

Setting up a student society

When our lecturers first suggested in class how great it would be if students set up a Psychology/So read more

22 December 2017

From small town girl

PR, marketing and events management... it’s an industry I know I want to spend my working life in. I read more

05 October 2017 More Blogs