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Student Wellness Services takes applications for student advisory board

Following student criticism this semester, Student Wellness Services (SWS) is launching a Student Advisory Committee to help improve the service.Continue...

Queen’s confirms plans for in-person fall term

Queen’s confirmed it’s planning for an in-person fall term Wednesday morning.Continue...

On-campus study spaces close to comply with lockdown measures

Queen’s is adjusting its operations after the provincial government announced a province-wide shut down Thursday.Continue...

Wanda Costen takes over Smith School of Business deanship

Queen’s has found its new Dean of the Smith School of Business: Wanda Costen.Continue...

Queen’s now projects reduced deficit of $16.5 million

The University’s Operating Fund is now projecting a reduced deficit of $16.5 million, instead of the budgeted $24 million deficit , according to a report submitted to the Board of Trustees in March.Continue...

Following months of student advocacy, Smith School of Business releases EDII Strategy and Action Plan

Smith School of Business released its EDII Strategy and Action Plan in March with an aim to take responsibility and hold itself accountable to principles and values of equity, diversity, inclusion and Indigeneity (EDII).Continue...

Queen’s administration questioned on lack of student support following rise of anti-Asian racism

At its March Senate meeting, senators questioned Principal Patrick Deane and Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark Green about student support following the rise of anti-Asian racism.Continue...

After first year as director, Cynthia Gibney looks to incorporate student 
feedback into Student Wellness Services

Following her first year as Executive Director at Student Wellness Services (SWS), Cynthia Gibney said she’s looking to put the needs of the students first.Continue...

Queen’s reports 61 active cases of COVID-19

Queen’s is reporting 61 active cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday evening, including 14 in residence and 47 off-campus.Continue...

Dan School of Drama and Music cancels student event due to new COVID-19 travel restrictions

In response to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Kingston, the Dan School of Drama and Music cancelled another student event.

The Isabel Quartet Student Composition was scheduled...Continue...

Queen’s launches Student Mobility Experiences Project

The Office of the Vice-Provost (International) and the International Programs Office (IPO) are developing a program to help students in equity-deserving groups make more informed decisions about international study opportunities.Continue...

Queen’s reports 26 active cases, encourages testing

Queen’s is reporting 26 active cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday morning, including 10 in residence and 16 off campus.Continue...

Queen’s hires BIPOC Equity Ambassadors for undergraduate admissions period

Five BIPOC Equity Ambassadors have been hired to help connect with prospective undergraduate students about their lived experiences at Queen’s.Continue...

#PivottheClock campaign asks University to extend funding for PhD students

Queen’s students are advocating for a year-long extension to the funding of all PhDs, which they say is necessary due to COVID-19’s impact on research. They’re calling it the #PivotTheClock campaign.Continue...

Queen’s research projects get almost $10 million in federal funding

Two projects led by Queen’s researchers received almost $10 million in funding to advance their work.Continue...

Queen’s launches student experience survey

Beyond the limestone buildings and trailing ivy, Queen’s is trying to get a picture of how students experience campus.Continue...

Board of Trustees: Principal Deane warns against ‘hangover effects’ of COVID-19

The Board of Trustees met for an open session on March 5 over Zoom.Continue...

International PhD students to pay the same tuition as domestic students

Following community activism and consultations, Queen’s has lowered tuition fees for international PhD students.Continue...

Queen’s remains in planning phase about whether vaccine will be mandatory

Queen’s hasn’t decided how exactly the COVID-19 vaccine will factor into its campus re-opening plan for the 2021-22 year.Continue...

Queen’s harassment & discrimination policy in final round of feedback

The University has initiated the final round of feedback on the revised Harassment and Discrimination Policy and Procedure.Continue...

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