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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

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

Statement by the AMS President

"Tonight, AMS Assembly approved a motion to conduct an external investigation on the allegations regarding the AMS President in The Queen's Journal from November 9th. Please find below, the statement by the AMS President at Assembly prior to the motion being passed." -Communications Office November 26, 2018 After much reflection, I have decided to respond [...]

By | November 29th, 2018|News|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

Judicial Affairs Manager Hired

November 23rd, 2018 KINGSTON, ON – The AMS has completed the hiring process to fill the position of Judicial Affairs Manager. The AMS is pleased to announce the new Judicial Affairs Manager – Susie Emerson (ArtSci 18’). “The hiring panel, consisting of two members from the Board of Directors and one AMS Permanent staff member, conducted a [...]

By | November 23rd, 2018|News|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

Statement from the Board of Directors

By | November 12th, 2018|News|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

2018 Fall Referendum Results

  Below are the results of the 2018 Fall Referendum held among AMS members (undergraduate, Medicine, and MBA students at Queen’s). AMS voter turnout was 23.2% Triennial Review “Do you agree to the continuation of the Queen’s Health Outreach fee of $3.75 (subject to individual opt-out) for the next three years? This fee was originally [...]

By | October 31st, 2018|News|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