international students

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...

International, first-generation student enrollment at risk due to COVID-19

As Queen’s continues to admit the class of 2024, they’re also monitoring the impact COVID-19 will have on actual enrolment in the fall.Continue...

Report finds food insecurity among female-identified graduate students, international students

Female-identified graduate students with family responsibilities are the most likely to experience food insecurity at Queen’s, a recent report found.

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Students from Wuhan organize to send medical supplies home

Queen’s students Hedi Zhou, LifeSci ’21, and Yaxuan Li, BEd ’20, spent Christmas break with their families in Wuhan. A month later, they’re gathering medical supplies to send back home.

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Explainer: international tuition fees rise to offset domestic cuts

Following the provincial government’s directive that domestic tuition fees at publicly assisted universities be reduced by 10 per cent from the 2018-19 levels, the University increased some international tuition fees by up to five per cent per year to counteract the loss.

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