Mary Queen of the High Street follows Mary Portas as she fights for the country's failing high streets. With around 100 shops closing a week, she takes on the challenge of coming up with a 28-point plan, the Portas Review, to help breathe new life back into the high street.
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Mary Queen of the High Street - Queen Mary University of London - Netflix
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London. It dates back to the foundation of London Hospital Medical College in 1785. Queen Mary College, named after Mary of Teck, was admitted to the University of London in 1915 and in 1989 merged with Westfield College to form Queen Mary and Westfield College. In 1995 Queen Mary and Westfield College merged with St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College and the London Hospital Medical College to form the School of Medicine and Dentistry. Its main campus is in the Mile End area of Tower Hamlets, with other campuses in Holborn, Smithfield and Whitechapel. In 2015/16 it had 17,140 students and 4,000 staff. Queen Mary is organised into three faculties – the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry – within which there are 21 academic departments and institutes. Queen Mary is a member of the Russell Group of leading British research universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities and Universities UK. Queen Mary is a major centre for medical teaching and research and is part of UCL Partners, the world's largest academic health science centre. It has a strategic partnership with the University of Warwick, including research collaboration and joint teaching of English, history and computer science undergraduates. Queen Mary also collaborated with Royal Holloway, University of London, to run programmes at the University of London Institute in Paris. However, from September 2016, Queen Mary took over the functions provided by Royal Holloway. Queen Mary also collaborates with University of London International Programmes to offer its post graduate law and Global MBA program. For 2016-17, Queen Mary had a turnover of £428.8 million, including £107.6 million from research grants and contracts. Times Higher Education ranks Queen Mary 48th in its 2018 ranking of European universities. U.S. News and World Report ranks Queen Mary 116th overall in its 2018 ranking of world universities. In Times Higher Education Best universities in the UK 2017, it has been ranked 15th. Queen Mary is ranked in the top 5 universities in London in the Complete University Guide 2017 League Table. Queen Mary School of Law was ranked 34th in the world by QS World University Rankings 2018. Queen Mary's Schools of English and Drama have both been ranked in the top 35 in the world, with the School of History ranking in the global top 50 by QS World University Rankings. There are eight Nobel Laureates amongst Queen Mary's alumni and current and former staff.
Mary Queen of the High Street - Academic profile - Netflix
Queen Mary has around 3,000 staff, who teach and research across a wide range of subjects in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Laws, Medicine and Dentistry and Science and Engineering. Almost 17,000 students study at the 21 academic schools and institutes, with just over 30 percent coming from overseas and represent 130 different countries. Queen Mary awarded over £2 million in studentships to prospective postgraduate students for the 2011/12 academic year.
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