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Short online taster course offers insight into Dispute Resolution programme

Queen Margaret University is developing a short online taster course for people interested in developing careers in dispute resolution and conflict management. Conflict arises in many contexts – at work, at home, and in personal relationships. QMU will run a free online taster course which will provide an insight into how conflict can be resolved.…
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January 5, 2018 0

Queen Margaret University to stage November Community Forum

People living in the surrounding communities of East Lothian and Edinburgh are invited to Queen Margaret University (QMU) to get an insight into the institution’s work. QMU will host its Community Forum of this year at its Musselburgh campus in East Lothian on Monday 21st November from 6.30pm – 7.45pm. The QMU Community Forum brings…
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November 3, 2016 0

New university scholarship to address LGBT issues in tourism & events sector

Queen Margaret University (QMU) in Musselburgh, East Lothian, has launched a new scholarship geared towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) studies in the tourism and events industry. With its specialisms in tourism and events, Queen Margaret University (QMU) has teamed-up with US-based TravelAdvocates to offer the scholarship to up to two students a year…
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September 16, 2016 0

QMU to offer sustainability campus tours during Climate Week 2016

Queen Margaret University in Musselburgh, East Lothian, will be offering special sustainability tours of its campus from 19th – 23rd September as part of its participation in Climate Week 2016. The University’s innovative campus set a new benchmark in sustainable design when it opened in 2007. The tours will allow students, staff and visitors to…
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September 13, 2016 0

Queen Margaret University appoints new Deputy Principal

Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh has appointed Dr Richard Butt as its new Deputy Principal in time for the start of the academic year. Formerly Dean of the School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management at QMU, Dr Butt has over twenty years higher education experience, including Head of Division for Media, Communication and Performing…
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September 2, 2016 0

Queen Margaret University masters the art of child’s play

Queen Margaret University (QMU), in Musselburgh, East Lothian, has joined forces with a children’s charity to offer a Masters degree in Play Therapy. The new course will help to educate Play Therapists of the future ensuring that children, who have experienced trauma, can benefit from a high quality professional support service. The MSc Play Therapy,…
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August 22, 2016 0

Search is on for East Lothian super tasters

Food lovers in East Lothian can now put their taste buds to the ultimate test by becoming the first to try out new food and drink products before they hit the supermarket shelves. The Scottish Centre for Food Development and Innovation at Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh is looking for eager foodies to join the…
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August 19, 2016 0

QMU to stage open-air production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Queen Margaret University’s Performing Arts are celebrating Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary by staging a brand new, open-air production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ from 21st to 24th June 2016. More than forty students from across Queen Margaret’s Performing Arts programmes are working with staff to create a truly magical evening of theatre, which is open to…
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June 2, 2016 0

QMU’s Costume Showcase creates new worlds

Queen Margaret University’s annual Costume Showcase returns on the 13th May with a show that will transport the audience through a chain of imaginary worlds. Led by QMU’s BA (Hons) Costume Design and Construction student group, the event will feature characters drawn from a fairy tale past and a science fiction future. The audience can…
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May 10, 2016 0

QMU Supports ‘Reading is Braw’ in Musselburgh

Queen Margaret University (QMU) is supporting an exciting new reading initiative which is being launched across eight Musselburgh schools on Tuesday 1st March 2016. The Reading is Braw initiative aims to get children in Wallyford, Whitecraig and Musselburgh to read more. For 15 weeks, starting from 1 March 2016, thousands of school pupils across the…
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February 29, 2016 0