Residence

On campus for the holiday

Students talk about Thanksgiving weekends spent in Kingston while their peers head home for a weekend with family.Continue...

Reflection on the alcohol ban

Early indications are that the alcohol ban contributed to a more positive Orientation Week experience.Continue...

Queen's shackled by small budget

Lack of funding restricts the University's ability to develop the former Prison for Women, purchased by Queen's in 2007 for $2.8 million.Continue...

Residence Life and Services releases 2021-22 community standards

Queen’s Residence Life and Services’ 2021-22 Residence Community Standards provides guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. According to the report, Residence Life is committed to ensuring the safety and prosperity of its students.Continue...

Residence move-in staggered over four-day period for second year in a row

For the second year in a row, the residence move-in is staggered over a four-day period to accommodate a safe environment amidst the pandemic.Continue...

‘It’s split us in half’: First-year students look back on a year of COVID-19

Phoebe Schneider, ArtSci ’24, spent half the year in residence. She told The Journal that, because of this, her first-year experience likely didn’t mirror those stuck at home.Continue...

On-campus study spaces close to comply with lockdown measures

Queen’s is adjusting its operations after the provincial government announced a province-wide shut down Thursday.Continue...

University pledges to sustainably sourced seafood

With the goal to combat global overfishing, a leading issue in the climate crisis, Queen’s Housing and Ancillary Services entered into a contract with Aramark Canada last summer for food services on campus.Continue...

‘It was like a ghost town’: Inside Queen’s isolation residence

Queen’s isolation residence is mandatory for students living in residence who are being tested for COVID-19; however, some students are concerned about the food and water quality and academic impact of isolation.Continue...

Queen’s residence in lockdown following COVID-19 outbreak

Queen’s is responding to an outbreak of COVID-19 in Watts Hall on Thursday after five students tested positive for the virus.Continue...

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