Academics

Left out on writing?

An article published in the Journal on March 25 considered the status of student writing at Queen’s, as well as the impending preliminary report from the Academic Planning Task Force on April 28.Continue...

Wiki-, wiki-, what?

The so-called “Wikipedians” of Imperial College hope to turn Wikipedia into an official research tool, in acknowledgement of its enormous popularity among students.Continue...

Factoring in your GPA

Any students still enrolled at Queen’s as of May 1, 2011 will see some changes on their academic transcript.Continue...

Anonymous submissions are the key to academic fairness

Queen’s University should implement the anonymous submission of assignments.

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Talking Heads: Professors, what's your best exam advice?

“After 10 p.m., prioritize sleep over studying.” Rebecca Hall, Global Development Studies

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Talking Heads: What makes a lecture worth attending?

“Walking away with more knowledge than when you came in.” Jessica Grennan, ConEd '21 Continue...

Student health is no less important than academic success

Every year, Queen’s welcomes thousands of eager-to-learn first-year students who worked extremely hard to get into this high-ranking institution. But the mentality that students must push themselves to get into Queen’s doesn’t stop after they’re accepted into their programs.Continue...

Academic shallowness hinders students in the long run

We all think grades matter, but not always for noble reasons.Continue...

Without academic accountability, universities suffer

High schools in Ontario make a huge effort to prepare graduating students forpost-secondary education, but there’s one thing they can’t prepare them for: the unregulated academics of Canadian universities.Continue...

Certificate in Urban Planning Studies passes at senate

At an April 17 Senate meeting, the university approved a new certificate in Urban Planning Studies, which will be available in September.Continue...

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