Budget

SGPS stripped of $120,000 in new tentative agreement

After a previous collective agreement between the University and Public Service Alliance Canada Local 901 (PSAC) expired in April of 2017, the two sides reached a new tentative agreement on Dec. 20 of that same year. PSAC Local 901, a union that represents professional graduate students, has been at the bargaining table with Queen’s for months.Continue...

Provost & VP Finance & Administration deliver public budget presentation

In what he called “the spirit of transparency,” Provost Benoit-Antoine Bacon delivered a public presentation about the University’s 2017-18 operating budget alongside Vice-President (Finance and Administration) Donna Janiec on Wednesday.Continue...

Provost Bacon brings lively approach to budgeting prior to TRC discussion

While “budget presentation” doesn’t normally inspire a lively attitude, Provost Antoine-Benoit Bacon demonstrated an abundance of enthusiasm during the March 21 meeting of Senate.Continue...

AMS Assembly discusses Bystander Intervention Training

During an unusually short AMS Assembly this Thursday, Vice-President (University Affairs) Carolyn Thompson proposed that everyone in attendance develop a proposal or suggestion regarding their thoughts on Fall Term Break and bring them to the next assembly.Continue...

SGPS council meeting highlights internal privacy issues

On September 13, the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) held their first council meeting of the academic year.Continue...

Record-breaking Q was costly self-celebration, not celebration of students

For University administrators, $9,000 may seem like dispensable money. But for many students, it’s a year’s worth of rent, one year’s tuition or a dent in our student loans.Continue...

UPDATED: Ontario’s new budget to cover tuition for post-secondary students

Post-secondary students from lower income houses will soon be paying little to nothing to attend universities and colleges in Ontario.Continue...

Computer Science is here to stay

Take 10 seconds to look around you. What do you see? I bet your smartphone, tablet or laptop are within arm’s reach.

Magical though they may seem, these products are not the result of the...Continue...

IT items to be sold at the Campus Bookstore

With the closing of the Campus Computer Store at the end of April, the Campus Bookstore will be expanding their selection of personal IT items.

The University made the announcement in...Continue...

Smaller courses left behind by newest budget model

Three years ago, students piled into cars headed into a forest north of Kingston for the first run of a course that, financially, shouldn’t exist.Continue...

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