Queen Mary began life in 1887 as the People’s Palace, a philanthropic organisation opened, according to Queen Victoria, “for the benefit of the people of east London”. We are proud of our heritage and remain committed to our roots in both the local area and local community.
- Festival of Communities - Living and Learning in Tower Hamlets
- Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre (LAC)
- QProjects: linking students with local charities
- Research and the community
- School partnerships
- Student volunteering
- Working with local business
- Working with young people
Our Community Services Directory lists a wide range of QMUL initiatives that provide opportunities and support to businesses, charities and people in our local neighbourhood of Tower Hamlets and wider East London.
Browse the list for a range of chances to get involved, from student placements to support local businesses and fundraising support to free legal advice and things to do for adults and children.
Queen Mary in the Community Report
This online booklet summarises a wide range of the work that Queen Mary does in Tower Hamlets, filled with community focussed staff and student initiatives, local partnerships and links to more information.
If you're interested in finding out more information about any of the initiatives in the report please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to get in touch with us you can select from the details below, or click on the images for more information. If you're not sure who to contact, the Centre for Public Engagement will be able to direct you to the right department.
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