Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is a public research institution which is located in London, in England. It is also recognized as a constituent college of the federal University of London. It was founded in the year 1785 as the London Medical College. In 1887, it was officially granted the status of a university. Of late, it is a member of the British research universities’ Russell Group, the Association of Commonwealth Universities and Universities UK. It is a global university that boasts of a unique student, research, and public engagement profile delivering teaching and research internationally.
The main campus of the Queen Mary University of London is situated in the Stepney area of Tower Hamlets while its other campuses are situated in Smithfield, Holborn, and Whitechapel. It is organized into 3 faculties that include The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Barts. It is a part of the largest academic health science center, UCL Partners, and serves as a major center for medical training and research. It also shares a partnership with the University of Warwick for research and joint teaching of history, computer science, and English undergraduates. Moreover, it collaborates with the University of London for its Global MBA program.
The Queen Mary University of London features ample career opportunities for the students regardless of their background. As a part of the disciplinary spectrum, Queen Mary University offers undergraduate, postgraduate research and teaching based degrees to the students. The university has over 27,000 students and more than 4,600 members of staff. With students from over 160 countries, Queen Mary is one of the most internationally diverse institutions in the world
Additionally, Queen Mary University of London has a wide and notable alumni network of over 180,000 former students in over 160 countries around the world. There are 8 Nobel Laureates amongst the staff and alumni of the university. Jane Hill from BBC News, the former Leader of the House of Commons Peter Hain and the President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson is some of the remarkable members of the university’s alumni. Through reunions, alumni receptions, public lectures as well as career and networking events, the university keeps all its alumni members in touch.