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campus Map IconQueen Margaret Dr, Musselburgh EH21 6UU, United Kingdom
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Q:   Is Queen Margaret University in London?


QMU campus is situated on the South East side of Edinburgh. The university is directly Musselburg beside the train station.  It takes under six minutes to reach the campus from Central Edinburgh by train. There are great student facilities at the university such as an innovative learning resource centre. Moreover, the campus also features high-tech facilities and beautiful landscaped backgrounds.


Q:   In which country is Queen Margaret University located?


Queen Margaret University is located in the United Kingdom. The campus of the university is located close to Musselburgh, east of Edinburgh city centre. While studying at the university, students can enjoy the attractions of Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh. Furthermore, the campus is a gateway to East Lothian, an area characterized by beaches, historic countryside, outdoor opportunities from skateboarding to golfing and riding. Also, the university’s campus is located conveniently near Fort Kinnaird shopping and cinema complex.


Q:   Why choose Queen Margaret University?


There are lots of reasons to study at Queen Margaret University. This includes the university’s great campus with sports facilities, career-enhancing extracurricular opportunities, learning resource centre, etc. The reasons which make this university a great university to study are:

  • The courses at QMU deliver relevant degrees to prepare students for a successful and rewarding career
  • The modern Queen Margaret University Edinburgh campus has everything that students need for a fulfilling and fun student experience. Furthermore, on-campus student accommodation offers a secure and comfortable living space that is some minutes walk away from their classes
  • Queen Margaret University is a top-ranking university. Some of the rankings of the university are: 8th Top Small University in the UK as per the Daily Mail Guide 2023; Top 40 in the UK for satisfaction with teaching quality. Furthermore, the university is one of the Top 5 the highest climbers year on year in the Guardian University Guide 2024. Also, it is ranked in the Top 57% Universities in the world as per QS World University Rankings 2024. Check Queen Margaret University ranking from here

Q:   Why is it called Queen Margaret University?


Queen Margaret University was founded in 1875. It was established as the Edinburgh School of Cookery in 1875. The name Queen Margaret University was adopted in the year 1972. The need for a new title arose to ensure that the institute would no longer be associated solely with cookery. The name Queen Margaret was chosen because the queen was seen to personify the important values of serving the community and enhancing the quality of life.



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