Founded in 1845 as Queen's College Belfast, one of three Queen's Colleges in Ireland, Queen's University Belfast became an independent university in 1908 and is the ninth oldest university in the UK. Queen's University Belfast is a member of the Russell Group, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos. Based in the heart of Belfast -- named Number 1 region in the world to visit in 2018, Queen's is committed to enhancing its historic campus and the surrounding conservation area while providing 21st century facilities for education and research. Over the last 10 years, the University has invested £350 million in developing world-class facilities with ambitious plans to invest a further £250 million over the next decade.
Queen's is ranked 8th in the UK for Research Intensity (Times Higher Education) with over 75 percent of its research assessed as 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' in REF 2014. Queen's is ranked 21st in the world for international outlook by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and ranked 9th in the world for research collaboration. It is globally connected and networked with strategic partnerships across the world.
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