Exchange

Return often turbulent

Home isn’t so sweet when you’re coming back to -20 degree weather.Continue...

All abroad

While Queen’s reaches out to the wider world, the wider world is coming to its front doors.Continue...

Exchange fears not worth tears

Queen’s boasts an impressive array of countries in its list of exchange programs. The 54 destinations range from more conventional choices, like Scotland and France, to newer programs, like the Ontario-Maharashtra-Goa exchange to India. This past winter, I travelled to the University of Pune in western India with this program.Continue...

Motioning for a more global Queen's

How will the world look in 2050? Questions such as this one occupy the daily lives of many international relations students and consultants, yet rarely does such forward-thinking shape the one area that will determine the Canadian economy of tomorrow: education.Continue...

Talking Heads: Where would you go on exchange?

"A country in Scandinavia." Claire Weersink, PHEKin '20

"Japan." Jeffrey Turnock, Sci '17

"Paris." Claire Swarbrick, PHEKin '20

"Fiji...Continue...

Make sure you know before you go

When embarking on an education exchange experience, it’s important that young people acknowledge the differences that exist from society to society. This acknowledgment is the first step in making sure that the leaning taking place is healthy and beneficial to both the students and the country.Continue...

BISC100 is silencing immigrant voices overseas

“You’re all immigrants now,” my first-year professor announced to an audience of mostly white, affluent first-years on exchange in Britain.Continue...

Commerce program to terminate ranking system

After taking a hard look at the stress and anticipation experienced by Commerce students each year, the Faculty of Commerce has decided to eliminate the public ranking system that previously pitted peers against each other.Continue...

It’s about being good, not looking good

In the matter of voluntourism, it’s not about intention at all — it’s about impact.Continue...

I came to university to get away from my parents… not to get new ones

This time last year, when I found out I was going to go on exchange to Queen’s, I was over the moon. I couldn’t wait to head to Canada and experience university in North America.Continue...

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