2013 News Archive

OCTOBER 2013

A FOCUS ON CATERING AND HOSPITALITY QM
31 October 2013
Between Mid-June and mid-Sept we hosted 152 conferences & events, 2 weddings, 67,000 bed nights of accommodation and served almost 50,000 meals in our on campus catering outlets!!

THE CURVE IS AWARDED THE BRONZE SOIL ASSOCIATION CATERING MARK!
31 October 2013
Catering & Hospitality QM has been focusing on ensuring its food and sourcing meets the ethical and environmental demands of its customers, to demonstrate this, it has earned the Bronze Food for Life Catering Mark in recognition for The Curve and The Hive.

WE CELEBRATE ACHIEVING 5* FOOD HYGIENE RATING ACROSS ALL OUTLETS!
31 October 2013
Catering & Hospitality QM  have secured a 5* rating in the National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme in The Curve, Mucci’s and the SCR Café confirming that the outlets operate with a ‘Very Good’ level of hygiene.

JULY 2013

QUEEN MARY'S OCTAGON IS THE 'GENIUS' ON CAMPUS!
24 July 2013
The grade II listed Octagon at Queen Mary has proved once again it is the ideal facility for filming. The new series of Channel 4’s ‘Child Genius’ (which was broadcast from the 11th June to 9th July (see 4oDto 'catch up')) used the spectacular former library earlier this year as the ‘competition’ venue in the latest series.

SUMMER EVENTS AT THE QUEEN ELIZABETH OLYMPIC PARK - JUST 1 STOP FROM QM!
20 July 2013
Summer is here at last! Now we can officially get excited about the local events that are taking place in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - located just a couple of miles from our accommodation at our Mile End campus!

CATERING FOR 10,300 GUESTS DURING GRADUATION WEEK!
13 July 2013
QM's summer 2013 Graduation week will see almost 3,000 students graduate from the College! The ceremonies are being held in our Grade II listed Great Hall, a uniquely historic 770 seat 1930s art deco style auditorium which recently underwent a £6m refurbishment to restore it to its former glory.

QM CELEBRATES THE ARRIVAL OF A PROPER BRITISH SUMMER!
6 July 2013
With summer now in full swing we are enjoying meeting and welcoming all our guests! It's wonderful to welcome back familiar faces to the campus each summer and also say hello to new clients and guests staying with us for the first time. 

APRIL 2013

LONDON’S NEW PRESTIGIOUS HOME OF ROCK!
29 April 2013
2012 was all about sport, this year it’s all about rock music! This summer the East End opens its arms to welcome the likes of Bruce ‘The Boss’ Springsteen at ‘Hard Rock Calling’ [link opens in new window] and Justin Timberlake and Jay Z at the 'Wireless Festival' [link opens in new window].

A SUMMER OF LIVE EVENTS RIGHT ON OUR DOORSTEP!
15 April 2013
Will summer ever arrive? Who knows! Here at Events & Hospitality QM we are not letting the ongoing winter blues bring us down as we look forward to a bright summer full of live events a stone’s throw from our campus!

GREAT FOOD, GREAT FARMING – RED TRACTOR ROLLS INTO QM!
3 April 2013
Here at Events & Hospitality QM we are proud of our ongoing sustainable food commitment. Our latest initiative is participation in a scheme that will enable us to achieve ‘The Food for Life Catering Mark’.

SPEND SOME TIME WITH EVENTS AND HOSPITALITY QM AT AVS 2013!
1 April 2013
Events & Hospitality QM is looking forward to sharing our range of facilities with visitors to our stand (#30) at the Academic Venue Show 2013. Why not come along and say hello?

JANUARY 2013

LOVE IS MOST DEFINITELY IN THE AIR AT WEDDINGS QM!
15 January 2013
Events & Hospitality QM is delighted to announce the launch of Weddings QM! Located in the heart of the Mile End Campus, our most unique and beautiful venue - the Octagon provides newlyweds with the perfect backdrop to celebrate their special day in style with their family and friends.

2013 SEES ‘LIVE CHAT’ TAKE THE FLOOR AT QM!
12 January 2013
Happy New Year from Events & Hospitality QM! 2012 is now a distant memory as we look forward to the new challenges that 2013 will bring! First up on the agenda is communication...  

A ROOM WITH A ‘BIRDSEYE’ VIEW – THE SHARD OPENS IT’S DOORS!
7 January 2013
As another year begins London eagerly awaits the opening of Western Europe’s tallest building ‘The Shard’ as it opens its doors to the public who will be able to enjoy stunning views from an observatory high up on the 72nd floor.