JDUC

JDUC vital to Queen’s

Four years after its construction was halted, the incomplete Queen’s Centre project continues to have a lasting impact on the John Deutsch University Centre (JDUC) and its ability to enhance student life.Continue...

AMS fumbles JDUC revitalization

The preliminary stages of the AMS’s JDUC revitalization plan have been poorly executed, and reflect greater failures on the part of the AMS and the University.Continue...

Senate approves first-year residence in JDUC

As a result of increased undergraduate enrollment, 98 first-year students will move into the JDUC in September after plans to turn the building’s graduate spaces into undergraduate rooms were approved.Continue...

JDUC a focus for candidates

The three executive team hopefuls have differing views on what the $1.2 million going towards JDUC renovations should be used for.Continue...

Queen’s misses initial deadline to collect donor funding for JDUC renovation

When the University conditionally approved the JDUC renovation project in 2019, it also agreed to contribute $10 million in donor funds before the project could break ground. As of October, the University has raised just over $3 million of that goal.Continue...

AMS concerned about lack of communication from University about isolation residences

Though Queen’s has designated the JDUC as an isolation residence, the AMS has raised concerns over how the University will ensure the safety of student workers.

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KCVI high school students asked to avoid JDUC after complaints

Signs requesting Kingston Collegiate and Vocational Institute (KCVI) students refrain from entering the JDUC were posted on Jan. 30.

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AMS Assembly hosts architect working group

In an assembly last night, the AMS held a roundtable of the architects designing the JDUC redevelopment project.Continue...

The future of student life spaces at Queen’s

Despite being the home of many student services such as the P&CC, The Brew, Tricolour Outlet and Queen’s Pub, the JDUC has never truly acted as a hub for student life on campus.Continue...

AMS Annual General Meeting grapples with low student engagement

At the AMS’ Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Monday in Wallace Hall, one topic dominated discussion. According to President Jennifer Li, student engagement within the AMS has hit an “all-time low.”Continue...

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