A Successful Start to the New Academic Year

A Successful Start to the New Academic Year


A new academic year was launched successfully on Monday 21st September for both Undergraduate and Masters courses in architecture and project management. 2020-21 looks to be our most exciting year yet as we embrace new technologies, working methods and partner organisations, ready to investigate the roles of architecture and construction in a world that looks very different to how it did only one year ago. Our commitment to equipping students with the knowledge and skills to tackle the climate emergency continues with projects focussing on topics such as re-use and future housing, and we are delighted to say that a student-led action group of staff & students¬†have launched the Queen’s Climate Action Network (q.c.a.n.), campaigning for knowledge of sustainability across the School of Natural and Built Environment.

Academic, technical and professional staff teams have worked tirelessly over the summer break to make sure that the studios and lecture spaces can accommodate face-to-face teaching within new health and safety guidelines. Meanwhile classes, presentations and tutorials also commenced online in our virtual studios.

Many thanks to all staff and students who together made our first week back so enjoyable.

Queen's climate action network

Images from Queen’s Climate Action Network’s Instagram account


Tarla MacGabhann

Tarla MacGabhann of MacGabhann Architects in a tutorial with students

Sean Cullen

Dr Sean Cullen prepares for a lecture on energy and climate

Jason Crawford, Holly Chapman, Naomi Faulker & Niall Walsh

Allumni Jason Crawford, Holly Chapman, Naomi Faulker & Niall Walsh speak at a virtual Professional Skills seminar

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