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 we must first face what [...]

November 28th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 was always warned about the [...]

November 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 Queen’s students to solve real [...]

November 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog Post, Uncategorized|

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 years of age on or [...]

October 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

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, eating and learning all about [...]

October 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Updates from Your AMS Executive

Welcome to the AMS Blog! Throughout the school year you’ll find a variety of blogs written by various AMS staff who are passionate about numerous issues and want to share their work with you! We hope that you have had a great first week of classes and that you enjoy this post which updates you on what we have been [...]

September 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|