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Queen’s raising tuition for incoming undergraduate students from outside Ontario

Queen’s released its 2022-23 Operating Budget , which plans for the University to be in a steady financial position after drawing $43.5 million from its reserves.Continue...

Bader International Study Centre renamed to Bader College

Queen’s University announced it is renaming the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) to Bader College on Monday.Continue...

Graduate students seek affordable housing after Queen’s housing complexes fill up

Graduate students say the lack of affordable housing spaces at the An Clachan and John Orr Tower are pushing them towards further housing precarity.Continue...

Queen’s residence fees to increase by 2.96 per cent for 2023-24 year

The Board of Trustees approved the 2023-24 residence fees during their meeting on May 13.Continue...

Capital projects at Queen’s incorporate accessibility

Over the summer, many capital projects are progressing across Queen’s campus. This includes renovations and the development of new projects.Continue...

Queen’s Commerce Dean implementing one-drink alcohol policy

Smith School of Business is moving towards a one-drink policy at Smith sanctioned events.Continue...

Queen’s sees 210 percent increase in university based sexual violence support for Queen's community members

Queen’s University has seen a 210 percent increase in the number of community members accessing Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Services (SVPRS), according to an April 13 Board of Trustee Report . This comes as the Improper Acts policy has been approved by the Board.Continue...

Queen’s University seeks student input for on-campus ATM services

As primary users of ATM services on campus, students will have the opportunity to voice their opinions on the University’s ATM bank partnership.Continue...

Queen’s apologizes for misleading admissions email

The University apologizes for sending out welcome emails to prospective students congratulating them on their ‘acceptance’ to Queen's before an offer of admission was made.Continue...

Queen’s Student Wellness Services introduces stepped model of care

Queen’s Student Wellness Services (SWS) is rolling out a stepped care model to provide students with physical and mental wellness services.Continue...

Queen’s ConEd students describe communication issues with Practicum Office

Concurrent Education (ConEd) students blame the Faculty of Education for the student’s inability to secure practicum placements mandated by the programme. They also allege unprofessional behaviour by staff.Continue...

Queen’s mask requirement to drop on June 1

The University said the decision was made based on the “current state” of the pandemic, while looking at hospital capacity and the use of masks in most public settings.Continue...

‘You deserve them’: Patrick Deane extends holiday weekends for university employees

The University will be closed from May 20 to 23 and July 1 to 4 due to an extension in summer holiday weekends.Continue...

Queen’s uses new software for processing academic accommodations

Queen’s launched a new academic accommodations portal for students and faculty on May 2.Continue...

Queen’s ranks seventh internationally in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

This year is the second time Queen’s has placed in the top 10. Last year, Queen’s ranked fifth place globally, the highest rank of any school in Canada. Western University was the highest-ranked Canadian institution this year, placing third overall.Continue...

Queen’s Provost steps down before end of term

The University has announced that Mark Green, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), will be stepping down from the role on Jul. 1.Continue...

Masking on campus to continue until end of May

The University has announced the extension of on-campus masking requirements until the end of May in an Apr. 14 update to the Queen’s Safe Return to Campus website.Continue...

Life Sciences students facing mass data breach

Confidential student information in the Life Sciences department was disseminated via email on Apr. 7.

The information included student GPAs, student names, student numbers, academic plans, and year of study as of Sept. 2021. Student sexes and email addresses were also compromised.Continue...

Queen’s confirms return to in-person instruction on Feb. 28

In an email sent to students Jan. 28, Principal Patrick Deane officially confirmed in-person instruction will resume on Feb. 28.Continue...

Queen’s announces new Chancellor

In a press release on April 28, Principal Patrick Deane announced that Queen’s has selected Murray Sinclair to serve as the University’s 15th Chancellor. Continue...

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