Election Results of AMS Board of Directors

March 12, 2019 KINGSTON, ON – The Alma Mater Society (AMS) would like to congratulate the following people on their election to the AMS Board of Directors: One-year term Student Directors: Liam Tharp Nic Oullette Two-year term Student Directors: Zoey Aliasgari Alexia Tecsa “The Board of Directors of the Alma Mater Society Inc. is pleased [...]

By | March 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments

2019-2020 Head Managers Hired for AMS Services

Tuesday, March 6th  The Alma Mater Society has concluded head manager hiring for AMS services. The AMS is pleased to announce the following decisions: AMS Pub Services - Evan Gage Tricolour Outlet - Nicole Langfield The Printing & Copy Centre - Jordan Greene Queen's Student Constables - Parker Quast Peer Support Centre - Andie Rexdiemer [...]

By | March 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Joint Statement by the AMS and SGPS Regarding Approval of the JDUC Redevelopment Project

On March 1st, 2019, the Board of Trustees put forward a motion to approve the Redevelopment Project of the John Deutsch University Centre. Approval for the project is conditional upon the university securing the following: A minimum of $10 million in donor funding. Capital Redevelopment Framework Agreement between the AMS, SGPS and Queen’s. Confirmation that [...]

By | March 4th, 2019|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

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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

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 [...]

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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