Admissions

What the Felicity Huffman admissions scandal reveals about privilege in the education system

I grew up in Oakville, Ontario, a city ranked the best place to live in Canada in 2018. My high school had Smartboards, laptops, tablets, and all the rest. But most importantly, my teachers and counselors gave me the confidence and the tools to make it to Queen’s, launching me on a path toward a successful life and career.Continue...

Campus Catch-Up

Quebec City police are currently investigating four separate incidents at Laval University for breaking and entering, two of which include complaints of sexual touching.Continue...

Past crimes a barrier to further education

Cutting criminal records from university applications is a good step forward to putting rehabilitation back into the correctional system.Continue...

Townhall meeting raises questions over future of Physical Health & Education program

The School of Kinesiology and Health Studies held a townhall meeting on Thursday evening in the hopes of answering questions about their proposal to suspend admissions into the Bachelor of...Continue...

Director of SKHS sends third email following confusion around potential suspension

The decision to temporarily suspend admissions into the Physical Health and Education (PHE) program is still uncertain, according to another mass email sent out to students and alumni by Dr. Jean Côté, director of the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies (SKHS).Continue...

Future of Physical Health and Education program uncertain

Earlier this week, The Journal learned that the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies is requesting a suspension of admissions into the Bachelor of Physical and Health Education (BPHE...Continue...

Faculty requests that admissions be temporarily suspended for Physical and Health Education program

Last week, students in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies (SKHS) were notified via email that the faculty would be requesting a suspension of admissions into the Bachelor of Physical and Health Education (BPHE) program beginning in September 2017.Continue...

ConEd enrolment to get cut in half

Changes made by the government of Ontario have prompted Queen’s to cut the number of funded places in the Concurrent Education program by half.Continue...

French studies admission suspension revisited

The department of French studies is meeting with the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) and the Faculty of Arts and Science on Oct. 17 to discuss the future of the program.Continue...

Law school looks to expand

Last Tuesday, the Faculty of Law announced its plan to increase enrolment by up to 50 students per year – an initiative set to garner more revenue for the Faculty.Continue...

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