About

The Gown is an Independent newspaper at Queen’s University Belfast, based in the Students’ Union, South Belfast.

Established by medical student Richard Herman, in 1955, the Gown remains the only student-run publication in Northern Ireland and the longest running independent student publication in the UK.  The weight and influence of our proud history influences our writing and journalism, spurring our contributors and editors to publish quality writing.  

Want to become a contributor or write a one-off piece? Whether it’s an exciting news event; related to current affairs and politics, a topical feature, a current review; music, album or film review or sports coverage, we want to hear from you!

Contact us at thegown@ hotmail.com for more information.

For the 2020-2021 Academic Year our Editorial Team is, as follows

  • Peter Donnelly, Editor (2020-2021 Academic Year)
  • Nicole Traynor, Deputy Editor (2020-2021 Academic Year)

Want your business or event to reach thousands of student readers?  For more information and quotes, contact thegown@hotmail.com

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