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Queen’s to install free menstrual product dispensers next week

After COVID-19 related delays, the University shared it will be installing dispensers for free menstrual products on Sept. 28.Continue...

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences hangs Pride and Indigenous flags

Months after the flags at the Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre were vandalized, the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies (SKHS) hung Pride and Indigenous flags in the windows of its building.Continue...

New dining hall take-out option creates additional waste

As Queen’s adapts to the “new normal” in residence, sustainability has taken a back seat to health and safety.Continue...

Reducing the campus carbon footprint: new app will help students make sustainable food choices

In the Queen’s University Climate Action Plan, Queen’s committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2040. The app NetZero hopes to help the University and its students achieve this goal.Continue...

Student in residence tests positive for COVID-19

The University announced on Thursday that a student living in residence has tested positive for COVID-19.Continue...

Queen’s declares remote winter term

The University announced on Tuesday that most courses will be delivered remotely in the winter term.Continue...

Queen’s prepares for an outbreak with new Incident Command Structure

Just days after a Queen’s student tested positive for COVID-19, the University shared its plans for managing an outbreak of the virus in the community.Continue...

Queen’s Law launches Anti-Racism Working Group

Following Queen’s senior administration’s declaration of commitment to anti-racism , the Queen’s Faculty of Law formed an Anti-Racism Working Group.Continue...

Public Health confirms second positive test for COVID-19 in Queen’s community

A second case of COVID-19 in the Queen’s community was reported on Monday afternoon by Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health.Continue...

Nursing wellness coaching numbers return to pre-pandemic levels

Following low opening numbers, the School of Nursing (SON)’s Wellness Coach is hoping to see more students access her services this fall.Continue...

Queen’s extends hours at Satellite COVID-19 Assessment Centre over the weekend

Queen’s announced on Thursday it had extended hours at its Satellite COVID-19 Assessment Centre for the weekend.Continue...

University launches campaign supporting survivors of sexual violence

This week, Queen’s students have the opportunity to show support and affirmation for survivors of sexual violence and assault through the Letters to Survivors Campaign.Continue...

Following City Council frustration, Principal Deane warns students about consequences of misbehaviour

On the same day the University confirmed a positive COVID-19 case in a Queen’s student, Principal Patrick Deane warned against disregarding public health directives.

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Campus Bookstore closed for in-person shopping this fall

This year, some students are turning away from the Campus Bookstore to find their textbooks.Continue...

Stauffer reopens with limited seating

The Queen’s University Library announced in a release on Sept. 8 that 150 individual study seats will be made available for student use in Stauffer Library as of that day.Continue...

SeQure app launches new COVID-19 tracker

As Queen’s attempts to prioritize health and safety leading into the fall term, it’s asking students to track their own symptoms through SeQure.Continue...

Queen’s community participates in Scholar Strike

Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark Green released a statement on Sept. 4 supporting members of the Queen’s community who chose to participate in the Scholar Strike initiative.Continue...

Move-in week sees Queen’s residences open for business

As the University undertakes move-in week from Sept. 1-5, Queen’s residences are once again housing students.Continue...

University establishes guidelines for safe return to campus

With the school year starting next week, the University is working closely with KFL&A Public Health to ensure all campus safety guidelines meet provincial standards.Continue...

Queen’s maintains ancillary fees for 2020-21 academic year

Whether or not students choose to return to campus in September, they’re still expected to pay their mandatory ancillary fees this fall.

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