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Tessa Virtue among 11 former Team Canada athletes starting at Smith School of Business

Queen’s is preparing to welcome a new wave of student-athletes after Smith School of Business and the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) announced the Team Canada Class of 2020-22 on April 3.Continue...

Queen’s has provided more than $2.7 million in emergency funding to students during COVID-19 crisis

Queen’s has provided more than $2.7 million in emergency bursary funding for students who have experienced unexpected financial struggles due to COVID-19.Continue...

Statistics Canada releases survey about impact of COVID-19 on post-secondary students

A recent Statistics Canada survey has confirmed students are worried about their studies, financial situations, and jobs because of the COVID-19 pandemic.Continue...

Likelihood of in-person learning “extremely slim,” Deane tells faculty and staff

Principal Patrick Deane said it’s impossible to know with certainty what the fall term will look like, though he added that most programs will likely be conducted remotely.Continue...

Kingston launches recovery team to mitigate local economic impacts of COVID-19

With an economic recovery team and three-phase plan to reopen the economy, Kingston is working to combat the economic impacts COVID-19 has had on local businesses.Continue...

Queen’s plans to maintain tuition fees for remote learning, anticipating loss of international tuition

As Queen’s plans for a semester of remote learning , it also intends to maintain regular tuition fees for the fall term.Continue...

Internal email shows Queen’s preliminary plans for fall term course delivery

In an internal email to faculty and staff on May 12, the University shared preliminary plans for course delivery in the fall term.Continue...

Queen’s concerned out-of-province students will avoid campus in September

At the May Board of Trustees meeting last Friday, Principal Patrick Deane said the University is concerned out-of-province students may avoid travelling to Kingston in the fall.Continue...

AMS assessing future operations of services following early closures

Having ended operations early due to the COVID-19 pandemic, AMS services are facing uncertainty and reduced revenue as they plan for the 2020-21 school yearContinue...

Despite unclear future of fall term, University maintains increase in BISC enrolment targets

Ahead of the June 1 acceptance deadline, COVID-19 is posing uncertainty for first-year enrolment at the Bader International Study Centre (BISC).Continue...

Orientation week facing uncertainty with possibility of remote learning in the fall

As the AMS Orientation Roundtable (ORT) waits for more information about the method of course delivery for the fall term, no concrete plans for orientation week have been made.Continue...

University advises considering future goals before pursuing academic accommodations

As students pursue special COVID-19 academic accommodations, the University is recommending they consider the possible impacts on future studies.Continue...

Queen’s accepts language-learning platform Duolingo as proof of English proficiency

As Queen’s continues to pursue enrollment targets for the 2020-21 year , the University is now accepting the Duolingo English Test (DET) to fulfill English proficiency requirements for incoming students.Continue...

Students consulting for local businesses hit by COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to pose challenges to businesses across the country, Queen's students have been stepping up to find solutions for local businesses in Kingston.Continue...

Queen’s to stock free menstrual products on campus

The AMS announced that on April 30, the University committed to installing and stocking free menstrual products on campus.Continue...

Career Services guiding students through world of remote work

Queen’s Career Services is offering support for students and new graduates who have lost work or internships because of COVID-19.

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International students stranded in Kingston

As countries close their borders to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many international students are facing the possibility of an unplanned summer in Canada.Continue...

International, first-generation student enrollment at risk due to COVID-19

As Queen’s continues to admit the class of 2024, they’re also monitoring the impact COVID-19 will have on actual enrolment in the fall.Continue...

Federal government announces $9 billion in COVID-19 student financial aid

Designed with students in mind, the new Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) is addressing student financial concerns caused by COVID-19.Continue...

Students turn to remote learning for the summer term

Many of the students who have had to change their summer plans because of COVID-19 are now seeking remote learning opportunities instead.Continue...

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