international students

Queen’s urges students to avoid Kingston until end of January

Queen’s is “strongly urging” students to not return to Kingston until Jan. 23, according to a statement released Wednesday.

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International graduate students now eligible to hold TA and RA positions

Late this summer, international graduate students living abroad found, due to their location, they would be unable to hold TA or RA positions during the Fall 2020 term.Continue...

Some international students at Queen’s face a winter break away from home

As the semester wraps up, many students are making plans to safely travel home for the holidays. For international students, staying in Kingston isn’t a decision that’s easily made.Continue...

Queen’s begins welcoming international students back to Kingston

Following months of COVID-19 travel restrictions, Queen’s has begun welcoming international students back to Kingston.Continue...

Pandemic’s impact on international enrolment threatens revenue stream at Canadian universities

Statistics Canada (StatsCan) released a report on Oct. 8 to show how Canadian post-secondary institutions haven’t escaped the economic impacts of COVID-19.Continue...

Queen’s denying many international students employment during COVID-19

A note on the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) site reads that those “who can not travel to Canada for the fall will not receive a Teaching Assistant (TA) or Research Assistant (RA) position.”Continue...

Queen’s has provided more than $2.7 million in emergency funding to students during COVID-19 crisis

Queen’s has provided more than $2.7 million in emergency bursary funding for students who have experienced unexpected financial struggles due to COVID-19.Continue...

Queen’s plans to maintain tuition fees for remote learning, anticipating loss of international tuition

As Queen’s plans for a semester of remote learning , it also intends to maintain regular tuition fees for the fall term.Continue...

Queen’s accepts language-learning platform Duolingo as proof of English proficiency

As Queen’s continues to pursue enrollment targets for the 2020-21 year , the University is now accepting the Duolingo English Test (DET) to fulfill English proficiency requirements for incoming students.Continue...

International students stranded in Kingston

As countries close their borders to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many international students are facing the possibility of an unplanned summer in Canada.Continue...

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