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...

After first year as director, Cynthia Gibney looks to incorporate student 
feedback into Student Wellness Services

Following her first year as Executive Director at Student Wellness Services (SWS), Cynthia Gibney said she’s looking to put the needs of the students first.Continue...

Queen’s to receive additional $195,800 provincial funding for student mental health

Queen’s will be receiving additional funding from the Ontario government to increase mental health resources for students.Continue...

‘Reform Student Wellness’ Instagram account details mental health inaccessibility at Queen’s

Queen’s students are speaking out about their experiences with Student Wellness Services (SWS) through an Instagram account called ‘Reform Student Wellness’.Continue...

Student Wellness Services now offering voluntary, asymptomatic COVID-19 testing

Students who aren’t showing symptoms of COVID-19 can now get tested at the centre in Mitchell Hall.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...

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