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 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

Updates from Environmental Groups on Campus

Queen's Sustainability Conference (QSUS) Queen's Sustainability Conference (QSUS) is coming up from January 10th to 12th on the Queen's campus and aims to bring together students from all disciplines in collaboration with sustainability-minded businesses from the Kingston area and beyond. Our theme is "Empowering Communities" which focuses on the role that local and small-scale contributions [...]

By | December 18th, 2018|Blog Post, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exam Season for First Years!

CAUTION: Exam Season Ahead But, don't fret! At last, the orientation week and homecoming craziness have settled. The holiday buzz is in the air, and classes are finally winding down. Our first term of the first year is almost done for us first years! But before we all go our separate ways, for the holidays [...]

By | November 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sexual Violence Awareness Week – A First Year Perspective

  First year. There is incredible excitement, worry and anticipation leading up to the big day: the day your independent life is said to begin. Little did I know I shared many of the same feelings with my peers, who soon became friends. One worry still remained. Leading up to my departure to university I [...]

By | November 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mayor’s Innovation Challenge: Want a job? Read this blog!

Calling all Queen's students! Do you have an innovative idea to reduce carbon emissions? How about a way to make Kingston smarter and more livable? Now, how would you like to get paid to implement your idea? This year marks the second year of the Mayor’s Innovation Challenge, a unique pitch competition, which calls for [...]

By | November 5th, 2018|Blog Post, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Municipal election will take place on next Monday, October 22nd. Municipal governments impact things such as student housing, noise by-laws, and job creation for students. Pursuant to the Municipal Elections Act, students are permitted to vote both in their home riding, and the riding in which they attend school. If you will be 18 [...]

By | October 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reflecting on Sustainability Week 2018

From September 30th to October 4th Queen’s University Sustainability Office hosted Sustainability Week 2018 with efforts by the AMS Social Issues Commission. This week featured various events that engaged with students providing opportunities to learn about environmental issues impacting our campus, the Kingston community and rest of the world. Overarching themes involved exploring, acting, conserving, [...]

By | October 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments