first year

What I learned from all the bad advice I’ve received during university

I arrived at Queen’s with many things: clothes, my great-aunt’s old mini fridge, a box of books, and a lot of bad preconceptions about university. By the time I carried that same box of books back down the residence stairs to my mom’s car, I’d accumulated a few more misguided ideas.Continue...

Discovering what life is like away from my immigrant family at Queen's

The first night I spent at Queen’s in my residence room was hellish. I wasn’t feeling the tricolour spirit, and I missed home desperately. I wanted to go back to Scarborough.Continue...

Queen’s offers students a chance to make their mark

When you return home after your first semester at Queen’s, you might struggle to describe why it feels so special to be part of the Queen’s community.Continue...

Reality for a residence don

The Residence Dons at Queen’s University play a vital role in the residence experience of many first-year students.Continue...

Diary of a frazzled frosh

I remember arriving at Queen’s with painful clarity.Continue...

What I’ve learned from Queen’s

If you could tell yourself something before going into your last year of undergrad at Queen’s, what would it be?Continue...

Concurrent Education applicants directed to study at the BISC

“Because of the high quality of your application, you are eligible to receive an offer to our Concurrent Education (Arts) program, or to the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program, at the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) in East Sussex, UK. We no longer have space in Con-Ed (Arts) on our Kingston campus, and we hope you will seriously consider this option.”Continue...

Top 10 things I learned from first year

As my first year at Queen’s comes to a close, I can honestly say that my experiences living alone have made me feel ever-so-slightly more adult. While I still don’t drive on the highway, nor do I know how to do my taxes, I can fill up a laundry card like nobody’s business.Continue...

Talking Heads: If you could give advice to your first-year self, what would it be?

Talking Heads: If you could give advice to your first-year self, what would it be?Continue...

Talking Heads: What do you remember about Existere?

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