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Beliefs: Matthew Bell

Beliefs: Matthew Bell

Beliefs: Matthew Bell

A unionist student has said attitudes need to change at Queen's University to make people who share his views feel welcome on campus.

Matthew Bell (21) from west Tyrone has been studying history and politics, is an officer with the Young Unionists at Queen's, but admitted he is finding it sometimes difficult to find a foothold for his beliefs.

While the university has always denied that the institution is a 'cold house' for unionists, it can still be an uncomfortable place for Matthew, a former pupil at Omagh Academy.