international students

Canada’s COVID-19 requirements for the US/Canada border are unrealistic and unwelcoming for international students

The Canadian government’s requirements for crossing the border are unrealistic: the strict and unforgiving limitations, including the time crunch for negative COVID-19 tests and the ArriveCAN app upload, create an unwelcoming environment for international students attempting to enter the country.Continue...

Queen’s University International Centre introduces travel app for international students

As the university plans for in-person studies in September, Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC) has introduced the iCent app for international students’ return to campus in July.Continue...

As $2,000 quarantine fee takes hold, Queen’s promises financial assistance

After the new implementation of a $2,000 quarantine fee, Queen’s is promising assistance to international students entering Canada.

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Anonymous Instagram page documents international student experiences

A new Instagram account called 'International at Queen’s' is using its platform to share concerns about the international student experience.Continue...

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...

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