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News & Blog
  • Short online taster course offers insight into Dispute Resolution programme

    Short online taster course offers insight into Dispute Resolution programme

    11th January 2018

    Queen Margaret University is developing a short online taster course for people interested in developing careers in dispute resolution and conflict management.

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  • QMU becomes first university to join Food & Drink Federation Scotland

    QMU becomes first university to join Food & Drink Federation Scotland

    10th January 2018

    Queen Margaret University has become the first higher education partner to join industry trade body Food and Drink Federation Scotland (FDFS).

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  • University research shows air travellers lean to the right

    University research shows air travellers lean to the right

    9th January 2018

    A new study from universities in Edinburgh has shown that travellers choose to sit on the right hand side of an aeroplane rather than the left.

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  • Edinburgh’s Kitchin Group serves up first University Excellence Award

    Edinburgh’s Kitchin Group serves up first University Excellence Award

    6th December 2017

    Edinburgh’s Kitchin Group has teamed up with Queen Margaret University (QMU) for the first time to launch a new annual scholarship and help boost career prospects for students.

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  • Queen Margaret University welcomes world’s first food & drink BID to its Musselburgh campus

    Queen Margaret University welcomes world’s first food & drink BID to its Musselburgh campus

    25th October 2017

    The world’s first ever Food & Drink Business Improvement Development (BID) group from East Lothian, Scotland’s Food & Drink County (SFDC), is delighted to announce Queen Margaret University (QMU) is to host the BID’s administrative functions within the Business Innovation Zone at its Musselburgh campus.

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  • Humanitarian Programme boosts feelings of security and well-being of young Syrian refugees

    Humanitarian Programme boosts feelings of security and well-being of young Syrian refugees

    25th October 2017

    A new study has shown that an eight-week humanitarian intervention can improve the mental health and wellbeing of Syrian refugee and Jordanian youth in communities affected by the crisis in Syria.

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  • Award-winning QMU student launches Edinburgh theatre company

    Award-winning QMU student launches Edinburgh theatre company

    24th October 2017

    A student from Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh has launched his own theatre company after being awarded funding from the University.

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  • QMU welcomes first Hungarian scholarship students

    QMU welcomes first Hungarian scholarship students

    10th October 2017

    Two students from Hungary have become the first to study at QMU as part of a new scholarship exchange programme between Edinburgh and Budapest.

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  • Scottish university to host first international women’s conference

    Scottish university to host first international women’s conference

    4th October 2017

    Queen Margaret University (QMU) has teamed up with the Edinburgh-based WomenBeing Project to host the first international women’s conference on the University campus, 10-12 October 2017.

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  • QMU celebrates ten years on campus

    QMU celebrates ten years on campus

    4th October 2017

    This week, Queen Margaret University is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its move to the campus in Musselburgh.

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