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Jeane Freeman named honorary professor

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Queen Margaret University has named former Health Secretary, Jeane Freeman,OBE, as an honorary professor.Professor Freeman stepped down at the 2021 election. During her career she worked as a senior civil servant before becoming...

Queen Margaret University has a tree for the Jubilee

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The Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh, Sir Paul Grice, has planted a tree on the University's grounds in celebration of the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen.The Queen’s Green...
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Queen Margaret University researchers examine climate change effect on fragile states

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Queen Margaret University has brought global researchers and policy makers together to examine the effect of climate change on fragile countries.The research has found that while the effects are being felt all over...

Coronavirus – drive through vaccination centre open at Queen Margaret University

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Mary Foster from Musselburgh was one of the first to be given the vaccine upon the opening of the mass vaccination site at Queen Margaret University (QMU) in East Lothian.Mrs Foster said: “I think...

Coronavirus – drive through mass vaccination centre to open at Queen Margaret University

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NHS Lothian is putting the final touches to the new drive-through mass vaccination centre which will start operating next week.The centre at Queen Margaret University (QMU) will be the first of its kind...

Staff at Queen Margaret University vote to strike

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Queen Margaret University staff overwhelmingly back industrial action in row over job losses.Staff at Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret University have today backed strikes in a dispute over plans to axe 40 jobs.In the ballot of...

Street Soccer Scotland Teams Up With QMU to Promote Social Justice

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Street Soccer Scotland has joined forces with Queen Margaret University to promote social justice and health improvement.The charity and social enterprise venture and the university have signed a ‘memorandum of understanding’ (MoU) to support...

Annual Award for Excellence Launched by Edinburgh’s Kitchin Group

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First University Excellence Award served up by leading hospitality organisationEdinburgh’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...

Theatre Trust partners with Queen Margaret University

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Theatre Trust partnership to enhance Edinburgh’s cultural sector.Queen Margaret University and the Festival City Theatres Trust have signed an agreement which will lead to a wide variety of artistic and development opportunities for students,...

World first housed at QM University

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The world’s first Food & Drink Business Improvement Development (BID) group called Scotland’s Food & Drink County, East Lothian, will be hosted at Queen Margaret University (QMU).The BID was established to drive growth by sharing...

QMU welcomes first Hungarian scholarship students to Edinburgh

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 Two students from Hungary have become the first to study at QMU as part of a new scholarship exchange programme between Edinburgh and Budapest.The Queen Margaret Legacy Programme has been developed by the Hungarian...

Ice hockey – Capitals hit-man Cazzola doubles as student

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Edinburgh Capitals forward Mike Cazzola has committed to a two-year physiotherapy course at Queen Margaret University (QMU).The Canadian-born player was recruited by Capitals after a successful rookie season in the ECHL in North America...

Queen Margaret student lands plum role with Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce

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A student who became one of the first international tourism ambassadors at Edinburgh International Airport in 2015, has now landed a leading graduate position with Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce.Rebecca Neish, 21, has been appointed...

Queen Margaret University showcase 2017

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Summerhall, one of Edinburgh's quirkiest arts venues, is playing host to Queen Margaret University's (QMU's) annual Costume Showcase. Once a veterinary hospital and anatomy theatre, on the 19th of May it will be a stage for...

Genius collaborate with Queen Margaret University

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Gluten free food producers Genius Foods has entered into a partnership with a special department of Queen Margaret University.The Scottish Centre for Food Development and Innovation at the university has its own food science...

Queen Margaret University seeking new members for university Court

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If you have some time on your hands then you could be the perfect candidate for the Queen Margaret University university court. You have until 13 January 2017 to apply to join as a lay...

Portobello’s historic cinema hosting premiere event in November

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Film premieres to be held in Portobello’s historic cinema building One of Portobello’s oldest cinemas is to sell tickets again for the first time in 100 years. The old building, based on Portobello High Street, will...

QMU radiographer is a winner

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A student from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, has been awarded a top radiography prize.Hannah Swanson (22), won the FujiFilm Medical Systems Award for Academic Excellence. The Award is presented to a final year student...

Queen Margaret University professors are inspirational!

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Professors from Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh, were crowned two of the country’s most inspirational nursing leaders of 2015 by Nursing Times (NT) at a ceremony in London last night.Professor Brendan McCormack (Head of...

Queen Margaret University’s Therapet dog Rocco is a hit with students

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Rocco, a young labradoodle, is the first full-time Therapet dog placed at a Scottish University. Aged two years, the black Labrador/Poodle cross, is fulfilling his recent role as a student stress-buster at Queen Margaret University’s Student Union (QMUSU)...

Queen Margaret University Film and Media Degree Show

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Film & Media students Graham Wallace, Linzi Wilson and Jordan Phillips celebrating award success at the QMU Film & Media degree show at the Edinburgh Filmhouse, 9th July 2015.Film & Media students Jordan Phillips, Linzi...

QMU Honorary degrees to be awarded today

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Dementia campaigner, Henry Simmons, Chief Executive of Alzheimer Scotland Action on Dementia, and children’s charity founder, Laura Young, will both receive an honorary degree from Queen Margaret University later today. Henry Simmons, from Wishaw, will be awarded a Degree of Doctors of the University, Honoris Causa, in...

Queen Margaret’s Academies programme is a big success

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Scotland’s leading youth employment initiatives have been highlighted as examples of excellence, as part of a major €2.3m European study. Led by Queen Margaret University (QMU), the ‘Academies’ programme for 14–18 year olds, and the...

Queen Margaret University as you have never seen it before…..

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Take a look at this stunning new 2 minute film of Queen Margaret University from the air.QMU’s award winning filmmaker Walid Salhab, worked with Michael Grant to create a new video of the Musselburgh campus.[vimeo...

Slow Food movement racing across the globe

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I went along to the Slow Food Event organised by Queen Margaret University knowing very little really about what it stands for and what it means. I had some idea that it was local food served...

Big Student Elections coming up

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  Over the next few weeks there will be elections in the city to find a new batch of student leaders in the Big Student Elections. Student leaders and MSPs came together to launch the biggest-ever...

QMU looking after the homeless on Christmas Day

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What are you doing on Christmas Day? Well a team of kind-hearted podiatrists from Queen Margaret University, will be spending their time on Christmas Day and Boxing Day this year to run a foot care clinic...

New film based on Waverley anniversary

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 New film marks 200th anniversary of Sir Walter Scott’s historical novel - ‘Waverley’Queen Margaret University media students, Phillip Ellarby & Fausta Avizienyte, have created a new Vox Pops film to help celebrate the 200th...

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Fresh Start Sale: cake stands, china, glass, bric a brac, coffees, teas and home baking. Fresh Start is an Edinburgh-based charity helping those who have been homeless to get established in their new homes: it...

Queen Margaret student helped by Saltire foundation

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A psychology and sociology student for Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh, has begun a world-class communications internship with global healthcare company, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), thanks to the Saltire Foundation.The prestigious Saltire Foundation programme, ‘Saltire Scholars’,...

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