Here’s some great jobs you can apply for in August!
Don’t forget if you’re a recent graduate or current student you can book an appointment with our careers team to talk through what’s out there, check your CV or application form or even have a mock interview.
At graduation we honour the work of people in our field with Honorary Degrees and Fellowships.
This year there were a record four people given these honours:
Kazi Ruksana Begum – Fellowship
Kazi Ruksana Begum is the producer of A Season of Bangla Drama, a dazzling festival of Bengali culture. Working with QMUL she has helped the university connect with the local Bengali community and form partnerships with students, researchers, policymakers and artists.
Peggy Shaw – The award of Doctor of Letters (DLitt)
New York born Peggy Shaw (Actor, writer and producer) is one of the most important feminist and lesbian perfomance makers of the 20th and 21st centuries. She and Lois Weaver (QMUL) have made work together since the 1970s including the WOW (Women One World) festival and with their theatre company Split Britces.
Virginia Simpson – Fellowship
Virginia (Gini) Simpson is an arts strategist who hot houses new artists through initiatives such as ‘The Sick of the Fringe’. She was Head of Learning and Participation at the Barbican, Head of Media Arts at SPACE in Hackney and has been a pioneer in bringing new-media arts to the forefront of the creative industries.
Daljit Nagra – Fellowship
Daljit is one of contemporary Britain’s most successful, well-known, and critically acclaimed poets. His fourth collection British Library, was published by Faber and Faber in 2017.
For some of you it’ll be when you first discover Queen Mary or it might offer you a chance to change your mind about what you want to do or present an opportunity to talk to us about your interest in our programmes.
When is the Clearing period?
The main clearing period starts on A Level results day, Thursday 17 August 2017 and ends on the first day of term (Monday 18 September).
However, you can always get in touch with us before clearing starts (or anytime afterwards) to register an interest in one of our degrees.
Which courses have availability within the School of English and Drama?
There are a limited number of places available on the following programmes:
Before making enquiries into accommodation while you study with us it’s best to make sure you have an offer and accept it. This will allow us to access the resources available within our accommodation team more easily. We can then help you either find accommodation on campus or private accommodation nearby.
Queen Mary Student Accommodation
There are limited number of rooms available on site, which are allocated to Clearing applicants via a ballot.
Private Rented Accommodation
There are a large number of privately rented rooms and shared accommodation options available in the surrounding area.
These days start at Queens’ Building Reception at our Mile End campus. (map). If you’d like to visit the School or meet a member of our teaching team please complete this form and we’ll do our best to accommodate you.
How do I apply for student finance?
Please see our handy student finance guide here for more information about student finance.
How do I get more advice?
See the full Queen Mary University of London Clearing Guide here
Just extended until 4 September 2017 at 17:00 BST.
We are inviting current SED students and graduates to share their experience of studying at Queen Mary through video and photography to win some big cash prizes!
What’s your SED story? Film yourself or take a photo of something that represents your time studying at Queen Mary. If using a photo, please include a caption with your story.
Grand prize winner will win £250
5 x highly commended prizes of £50
10 x runner up prizes of £10
Each winner’s work will be used to show the School to the world and will be exhibited in a prominent location within the ArtsOne building.
How to enter
Simply use the hashtag #SEDstories with your picture or video on Twitter or Instagram or use the online form below.
The competition now closes on Monday 4 September 2017 at 17:00 BST. Please note that the School of English and Drama reserves the right to use all entries to promote the School on the Queen Mary and SED website, in publications, on School and Queen Mary Social Media accounts with credit of course.
Entries must be made by using the hashtag #SEDstories or using the entry form. You can only enter if you’re a current School of English and Drama at QMUL student or alumnus. Entries must be received by the closing date 31 July 2017 at 17:00 BST extended until Monday 4 September 2017 at 17:00 BST. You can enter as many times as you like and each photo or video will count as one entry. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and you will be notified by email or direct message on social media if you win. Please note that the School of English and Drama reserves the right to use all entries to promote the School on the Queen Mary and SED website, in publications, on School and Queen Mary Social Media accounts with credit of course.