first year

Residence price tag too high for some

In her first year at Queen’s, Elysha Roeper found herself staring down a bill for over $10,000 — to be paid immediately. She decided the residence experience wasn’t worth the price.Continue...

Why I didn't wanna be a Gael

My sheltered experience as a first-year made me doubt my potential to have any value as a Gael.Continue...

Embrace a social education

First year is one of the most socially unique and intense experiences most students will ever have. I urge first years to embrace this aspect of their education.Continue...

Diary of a frazzled frosh

I remember arriving at Queen’s with painful clarity.Continue...

What I’ve learned from Queen’s

If you could tell yourself something before going into your last year of undergrad at Queen’s, what would it be?Continue...

Concurrent Education applicants directed to study at the BISC

“Because of the high quality of your application, you are eligible to receive an offer to our Concurrent Education (Arts) program, or to the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program, at the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) in East Sussex, UK. We no longer have space in Con-Ed (Arts) on our Kingston campus, and we hope you will seriously consider this option.”Continue...

Top 10 things I learned from first year

As my first year at Queen’s comes to a close, I can honestly say that my experiences living alone have made me feel ever-so-slightly more adult. While I still don’t drive on the highway, nor do I know how to do my taxes, I can fill up a laundry card like nobody’s business.Continue...

Talking Heads: If you could give advice to your first-year self, what would it be?

Talking Heads: If you could give advice to your first-year self, what would it be?Continue...

Talking Heads: What do you remember about Existere?

Queen’s faces of mental illness: Navigating new spaces

As part of Mental Illness Awareness Week, Lifestyle is featuring personal stories from Queen’s students each day from Oct. 6-10. We’ll be continuing the initiative throughout the...Continue...