Academics

A craving for competition

Whether we strive to be the smartest, the fastest or the beer pong champion, it can be a rare thing to find oneself in a social context completely devoid of any contest.

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Active learning classrooms officially launched

The University officially launched three active learning classrooms in Ellis Hall on Monday.Continue...

ASUS to consult students on ArtSci grading

ASUS will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday for students to express their feedback on the Arts and Science Grade Report released in April, to be considered in ASUS’s official recommendation to the faculty.Continue...

Sport meets school

This fall, over 200 new students will burst onto the Queen’s athletic scene. First year is a guaranteed challenge, but toss in daily training plus weekly travel to games, and first-year...Continue...

New mandate agreement highlights strengths

A new strategic mandate agreement was signed by the province and the University on Aug. 7, highlighting the University’s strengths in student retention, research and outreach, among others.Continue...

Successful first year for QSuccess

QSuccess, the peer-mentoring program that assists in the first-year transition process, has increased its capacity this upcoming year from 100 to 300 spaces.Continue...

The balancing act

For incoming first-years, the mere prospect of experiencing university can be overwhelming.Continue...

Queen’s receives funding to redevelop online courses

Ontario students will now have access to University-level courses through Ontario Online, a new publicly-funded government program.Continue...

ArtSci grades lag behind

The 2012-13 grade report shows that Arts and Science students receive significantly fewer A-plus grades and more failing grades on average than other faculties.Continue...

Student cheating is expected

No one should be surprised that large numbers of university students cheat on assignments and tests.Continue...

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