Student Politics

AMS Fall in review

No candidates ran in the NSS elections

With campus-wide elections around the corner in the winter semester, the Nursing Sciences Society (NSS) is struggling to find executives for the upcoming term.Continue...

AMS works with OUSA to make policy recommendations

The AMS has been working with the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) over the past year to create change for students.Continue...

AMS Board of Directors approves employee-facing policies

As the fall term comes to a close, the AMS Board of Directors is working on policies that will affect all AMS employees.Continue...

AMS announces new External Social Issues Commissioner

The AMS announced Dreyden George, ArtSci ’26, will step into the new position of External Social Issues Commissioner after being hired last week.Continue...

All but two fees pass AMS Fall Referendum

The AMS Fall Referendum concluded Nov. 15 with an 11.4 per cent turnout rate. This marked a 1.9 per cent increase in voter turnout from the 2021 AMS Fall Referendum.Continue...

SGPS hosts mental and physical health town hall

The Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) hosted a Mental and Physical Health Town Hall at Kingston Hall on Nov. 8.Continue...

EngSoc seeks new logo

Students are competing to have their design become the new Engineering Society (EngSoc) emblemContinue...

AMS Assembly ratifies fall referendum fees

The AMS held Assembly in the upper floors of Beamish-Munro Hall on Thursday night with the fall referendum as the main point of discussion—Assembly ratified the fees various clubs and organizations proposed.Continue...

Ontario government recommends sexual violence policy changes

In response to student concerns concerning consent, abuse of power, and being silenced in cases of faculty or staff sexual misconduct against students, the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU) proposed legislative changes on Oct. 27.Continue...

Graduate student government to implement honorariums

The Society for Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) intends to pay volunteers for their labour, through honorarium.

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Looking inside the AMS services budget

Queen’s students can ride the bus for ‘free’ after the Alma Mater Society (AMS) reinstated their $3,142,500 contract with Kingston Transit.

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AMS discusses Orientation Summit

AMS Assembly gathered in Jeffrey Hall on Thursday evening to discuss Orientation and Homecoming.Continue...

AMS kicks off Sustainability Month

The beginning of October kicked off AMS Sustainability Month.Continue...

AMS ‘harm reduction’ for Queen’s homecoming

With Queen’s Homecoming coming up, harm reduction, street parties, and street clean-ups are being discussed.Continue...

Graduate students struggling under strained budgets

Graduate and professional students voiced concerns with Queen’s at the SGPS town hall on Oct. 4. The town hall is part of a series of meetings the SGPS is holding in Kingston Hall to hear students’...Continue...

Queers 4 Peers makes Queen’s Queer community stronger

Queers 4 Peers is hosting a variety of events this year to offer support to the queer community at Queen’s.Continue...

New Graduate Trustee pushes ‘action, advocacy and listening’

Tony Hu, Meds ’26, has been appointed as Graduate Trustee as of 9 a.m. on Sept. 22. He ran for the position uncontested.Continue...

Society ratifications kick off first AMS Assembly of the year

AMS Assembly saw the Dan School Undergraduate Society (DSUS) remove its motion to be ratified as an undergraduate society on Sept. 22.Continue...

Funding sought by ComSoc clubs exceeds projected available funds

Commerce students are eager to return to in-person events after two years of coffee-less coffee chats, Zoom conferences, and LinkedIn friendships.Continue...

AMS Clubs Commission talks in-person Orientation events

Over the past year, the AMS has prepared for the return of in-person operations, and what that means for student life.Continue...

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