Mental health

Anti-stigma position created

Bell Canada has given Queen’s $1 million for mental health research, establishing the first-ever mental health and anti-stigma research chair.Continue...

Campaign for awareness

Proceeds from Queen's Wears Green will go towards the Jack Project and the Canadian Mental Health Association.Continue...

Student health services grow

Government and University funding for HCDS expands the counselling services available at Queen's. By September, three additional counsellors and a mental health nurse will be employed by HCDS.Continue...

'Underutilized' Graduate Peer Support Centre indefinitely suspended

On Sept. 1, the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) announced the indefinite suspension of the Graduate Peer Support Centre (GPSC).Continue...

AMS introduces apps to support student life

On Sept. 9, the AMS announced the launch of the Compass app. Compass is meant to be an additional resource for students to better navigate mental health and wellness support.

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Queen’s must address the lack of mental health supports for graduate student workers

Graduate TAs and RAs at Queen’s perform work necessary for successful course delivery and research output in the university. We work as the fulcrum upon which course delivery is carried out, liaising between students and instructors, ensuring that the needs and expectations of either are communicated well to the other.Continue...

An exploration of Queerness, creativity, and mental health at Queen’s

I’ve always grappled with my identity and how to express it.Continue...

JukeBox County releases debut album

JukeBox County, the stage name of Kingston’s own Rich Tyo, sat down with The Journal ahead of the release of his upcoming debut 10-track album, Inner Space Outer Space .Continue...

Provost and Associate Vice-Principal announcement addresses students affected by current traumatic events

In a message to students on April 26, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Mark Green and Associate Vice-Principal (Human Rights, Equity, and Inclusion) Stephanie Simpson announced they have encouraged instructors to provide additional academic accommodation and flexibility for students in light of the recent killing of Daunte Wright in Minnesota and the final verdict regarding the murder of George Floyd on April 20.Continue...

Queen’s Rector resigns

On April 30, Sam Hiemstra, ArtSci ’21, announced he is stepping down as the 37th Rector in an open letter addressed to the university community. His resignation came into effect on May 1.Continue...

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