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Statement on The Aesculapian Society’s Secession from the AMS

February 28th, 2019 On February 21st and 22nd, medical students in the Aesculapian Society voted to depart from the Alma Mater Society and become a member society of the Student Graduate and Professional Studies (SGPS). These changes will be effective September 1st, 2019. Below is a quote by Aesculapian Society President, Rae Woodhouse and Senior [...]

By | February 28th, 2019|News|0 Comments

AMS Senior Management Hired!

February 26th, 2019 KINGSTON, ON – Auston Pierce, Jessica Dahanayake, and William Greene have completed their hiring for 2019-2020 AMS senior management. Over the weekend, Team AJW reviewed many applications with multiple rounds of interviews. The Executive-Elect is excited to announce the following decisions: Secretary of Internal Affairs: Lucas Borchenko Commissioner of Campus Activities: Alexia Henriques Commissioner of External Affairs: David Bath [...]

By | February 26th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Statement Regarding Re-Structuring of the AMS

Following the Government of Ontario’s recent announcement regarding the new Student Choice Initiative, the AMS Board of Directors has had to make difficult decisions regarding the services and opportunities that we offer to students. This new change will likely introduce approximately a 40% budget cut for the fall of 2019. As such, in consultation with [...]

By | February 11th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Environmental Campus Group Updates

Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) What an exciting start to the New Year it has been! We hope that everyone’s transition back into work and the real life has been as seamless and enjoyable as possible. SCB would like to formally remind everyone to take care of themselves during the cold winter months- your mental [...]

By | February 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hiring Szn 2019

It is the most wonderful time of the year! Hiring season is among us and the AMS, as well as several Faculty Societies, all have so many opportunities awaiting for all Queen’s students! Did you know the AMS is Canada’s oldest and most advanced student government, and it offers incredible experiences that relate to many [...]

By | January 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2019 AMS Election Results

January 29th, 2019 – Kingston Ontario The AMS Elections team would like to thank all of those who participated and voted in the 2019 Winter Election season. As of 8:00pm January 29th, 2019 the polls for the AMS Executive Election and the Undergraduate Student Trustee election have concluded. The results are as follows: The AMS [...]

By | January 29th, 2019|News|0 Comments

2019 AMS Winter Referendum Results

January 29th, 2019 – Kingston Ontario Below are the results of the 2019 Winter Referendum held among AMS members (undergraduate, Medicine, and MBA students at Queen’s). AMS voter turnout was 30.1%. Triennial Review (Subject to Individual Opt-Out) Do you agree to the continuation of the Queen’s University Best Buddies fee of $0.50 (subject to individual [...]

By | January 29th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Statement Regarding Proposed Changes to Ontario’s Tuition Framework

On Thursday, January 17th, 2019, the provincial government announced proposed changes to Ontario’s tuition framework for universities, as well as changes to the student financial aid model. Below is a comprehensive overview of the proposed changes, using all the information presently available. The Announcement: The proposed changes include: Tuition decreased by 10% for the in [...]

By | January 23rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Results of 2019 Special Referendum on JDUC Redevelopment

KINGSTON, ON – Below are the results of the 2019 Referendum on JDUC Redevelopment Project held among AMS members (undergraduate, Medicine, and MBA students at Queen’s). AMS voter turnout was 25.6%   Establishing a JDUC Redevelopment Fee “Do you agree to the establishment of a mandatory, non-reviewable fee of $40 for the first two years, [...]

By | January 18th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Response to the New Tuition Framework

Yesterday, on January 17th 2019 at 11:00am, the provincial government announced proposed changes related to the affordability of Post-Secondary Education in Ontario. The proposed changes are planned for the 2019/2020 academic year and impact the areas of tuition, the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), and ancillary fees. For more information on the announcement, read the [...]

By | January 18th, 2019|News|0 Comments