Equity

Accessibility progress slow at Queen’s

When Andrew Ashby went to give a talk on accessibility in Jeffrey Hall last year, he couldn’t enter the lecture hall in his wheelchair.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...

Principal provides update on the Declaration of Commitment to Address Systemic Racism

Principal Patrick Deane released an update to the student body addressing progress made to combat anti-Black, anti-Indigenous racism at Queen’s, which he’d originally released in August as an 11–point Declaration of Commitment to Address Systemic Racism .Continue...

New Engineering fellowship offers $25,000 to Indigenous and Black PhD students

This week, the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences (FEAS) at Queen’s joined the Indigenous and Black Engineering and Technology (IBET) Momentum Fellowship initiative.Continue...

Queen’s seeks feedback on harassment and discrimination policy

The University is looking for feedback from the campus community on the policy proposed to deal with harassment and discrimination.

The current policy was last...Continue...

Queen’s can’t keep tracking EDI progress with retention rates

As it stands, Queen’s measures whether or not it’s creating an inclusive environment through student retention rates. This needs to stop.Continue...

ASUS calls for discussion of BIPOC student experience

The Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) has issued a call for discussion of the BIPOC student experience at Queen’s, both on and off-campus. These conversations will be facilitated in Equity Focus Groups­—BIPOC-only spaces which will be used to inform policy, advocacy, and resources.Continue...

Queen’s announces new strategies for prioritizing equity and diversity in undergraduate admissions

The University announced changes to its recruitment process on Wednesday to prioritize equity and diversity in undergraduate admissions.Continue...

AMS Compensation Policy to be presented to Board of Directors

The AMS has updated its plan to compensate students for consultations with the Society.Continue...

Faculty of Health Sciences prioritizes Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in new initiatives

In an effort to prioritize space and opportunities for marginalized communities at Queen’s, the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) has launched a series of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiatives .Continue...

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