Student Wellness Services

Board of Trustees approves over $100 million in capital projects, conditionally

On July 14, the Queen’s Board of Trustees approved two major capital projects — totaling over $100 million — provided that the funding can be secured before their respective construction begins.Continue...

Queen’s secures an increase of $258,000 in mental health funding

Thanks to increased funding from the Ontario government, Queen’s will be increasing mental health supports for students.Continue...

COVID-19 testing centre re-opens on campus

As the winter term begins in the midst of a province-wide lockdown, the Queen’s COVID-19 Satellite Assessment Centre in Mitchell Hall is once again open for students looking to get tested.Continue...

University launches eight-week program to support students managing substance use and addiction

The University has partnered with a team of mental health providers from St. Lawrence College (SLC) and Addiction and Mental Health Services – Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox, and Addington (AMHS - KFLA) to develop an eight-week Substance Use Wellness program.Continue...

Queen’s and KFL&A Public Health advocate for flu vaccine

Queen’s and Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health are encouraging people to get their flu shots as the regular influenza season kicks off during the ongoing pandemic.Continue...

A new year for SVPR sees news hires

After a year of upheaval in Queen’s sexual violence policy, including the release of troubling survey results and a policy suspension and review, the University is looking at 2020-21 with fresh eyes.Continue...

Sexual Health Team launches initiative to promote safe sex during COVID-19 crisis

With COVID-19 hampering the ability to expand social circles, students hoping to engage in casual sex are facing the challenge of how to do it safely.Continue...

Queen’s tests 400 students at COVID-19 testing centre in first week

After its first week of operations, the Queen’s COVID-19 testing centre is provoking mixed responses from student users.Continue...

In conversation with new provost, Student Wellness Services director

The University welcomed two prominent figures to its staff in March: Mark Green, provost and vice-principal (academic); and Cynthia Gibney, executive director (student wellness services).Continue...

Queen’s to implement COVID-19 testing facilities, flu immunization program

As planning for the fall term continues, Queen’s has committed to establishing COVID-19 testing facilities on campus and undertaking a mass influenza immunization program.Continue...

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