Introducing the First Annual University District Summit!

Are you a student who’s had ongoing grievances with landlords throughout your time at Queen’s? Do you want to see improvements for students within the University District? Looking to learn more about the District in general and the plans for the future? The University District Summit is in its first year, created by Municipal Affairs Commissioner, Francis Campbell, in attempts [...]

February 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Offices: What Have We Been Up To This Year?

There are 4 Offices that fall under the AMS President - here is a brief summary of one or two projects they have been working on this year! If you are interested in any of these projects, we are now hiring for the 2017-2018 school year! All job descriptions are available at www.myams.org/apply  Advancement Office – Director of Advancement, Caitlin McKeen [...]

February 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

What’s Coming Up In The JDUC?

This year we saw the completion of the skylight, new washrooms and the renovation of Wallace Hall. Whose idea was it to do those projects and who made the final decision? In 2014 the AMS hired architecture firm Shoalts and Zaback to produce options for JDUC renovations. Shoalts and Zaback came up with five possible options that could be achieved [...]

February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Fall Term Break – Tell Us What You Want!

Last year the University Senate decided that Queen’s University should implement a fall break. The Senate established the Fall Term Break Task Force to consult with students, faculty, and staff about the structure of the break. This fall, the Task Force released a survey to Queen’s students that received over 7000 responses. In these, responses students prioritized introducing a fall term [...]

January 26th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Strengthening Sustainability Throughout the AMS

Throughout the fall semester we’ve been working on a plan to incorporate sustainability throughout the AMS, a plan that will strengthen sustainability across the organization. Last night, the AMS Assembly approved our plan to close the Commission of Environmental Affairs (CEA) and redistribute the Commission’s committees and services to other departments within the AMS. By incorporating our sustainability-focused initiatives into [...]

January 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Study Spaces for the December Exam Grind

With Exam SZN approaching fast, it’s time to hit the (e)books and begin the study grind. Let’s set the scene: You’re out of your room and are looking to find a productive place to work. Stauffer and Douglas are crowded again and the thought of spending 10-15 minutes looking for a space is almost as painful as studying itself. Sound [...]

December 6th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|