SWS

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...

SWS Advisory Committee initiates monthly meetings with student representatives

In April, Student Wellness Services (SWS) announced that it would form a Student Advisory Committee after student concerns on the service. The Committee is now working on initial projects for the 2021-22 academic year.Continue...

Student Wellness Services takes applications for student advisory board

Following student criticism this semester, Student Wellness Services (SWS) is launching a Student Advisory Committee to help improve the service.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...

Academic accessibility amidst the pandemic

“Having to be my own advocate kind of sucks sometimes.”Continue...

Queen’s reports three new cases of COVID-19

Queen’s is reporting three new cases of COVID-19 this week, as of Thursday evening.Continue...

‘Seeing myself gain weight scared me’: living with an eating disorder at Queen’s

“I started dieting and working out after gaining 40 pounds from depression,” Angela Tran, ArtSci ’22, said. “At my all-time low I weighed about 110 pounds. I’m 5’3.”Continue...

Finding post-abortion support in Kingston

For Queen’s students who access abortion, finding resources might not be their biggest hurdle. However, services touting post-abortion support aren’t always transparent about their motivation.Continue...

Under new system, students compete for same-day counselling

Amelie Mahrt-Smith, ArtSci ‘21, needed to talk to someone. She called seven times, on seven different days, trying to get a same-day appointment with a counsellor from Student Wellness Services (SWS).Continue...

News in Brief

Student Wellness Services (SWS) is administering an online survey to better understand the health and wellness needs of students at Queen’s.Continue...

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