global development

Cynicism about humanitarian aid shouldn't dissuade us from trying

Cynics are just idealists who’ve gone through a Global Development Studies (DEVS) degree.Continue...

Perspectives: Talks On International Women's Day

By Trilby Goouch
Blogs Editor

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Queen’s Half The Sky dessert night. The event featured 3 speakers who spoke about women’s rights in third...Continue...

Why you should think twice before volunteering abroad

By Alex Laidlaw (ArtSci ’12)
Former General Director, Queen’s Project on International Development

After reading...Continue...

Why You Should Volunteer Abroad

By Trilby Goouch
Blogs Editor

I was lucky enough to partake in a two-week service trip to the Dominican Republic in 2008, and to this day I consider this to be the happiest two...Continue...

Students to conduct research in South Africa

Queen’s is one of 38 Canadian post-secondary institutions to receive Canadian International Development Agency funding for this partnership program with the University of Cape Town.Continue...