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...

Queen’s Student Wellness Services introduces stepped model of care

Queen’s Student Wellness Services (SWS) is rolling out a stepped care model to provide students with physical and mental wellness services.Continue...

Student Wellness Services diversifies care options

Student Wellness Services (SWS) is expanding its services with the hiring of a new clinical practitioner and a partnership with the Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, alongside continued guidance from the Student Advisory Committee established last spring.Continue...

U-Flourish bridges gap in mental health literacy

U-Flourish is a multidisciplinary group of researchers partnered with Queen’s Student Wellness Services (SWS). In 2018, they began conducting an online survey to better understand how to support students’ mental health and well-being.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...

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