Students are leaders in sustainability

Hi everyone, I'm Palmer Lockridge, the Vice-President (University Affairs) for 2017-2018! I oversee and support the activities of the four AMS Commissions and the Clubs Office, which together make up the bulk of the "government-side" of the AMS.   The hard-working student volunteers and staff members of these various departments make enormous contributions to student life by administering services [...]

By | August 22nd, 2017|Student Life, Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Things I Learned in First Year

1. Explore Kingston A cornerstone of the Queen’s experience is exploring the Limestone City. Whether that means taking a run by the lake, skating in Springer Market square, attending local events or simply eating your way around the city, you’ll definitely appreciate the occasional break from campus. There is so much beyond [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|Student Life|0 Comments

Get to know our IT Support Officer Position

The AMS has 7 permanent (non-student) staff members. Check out this blog to learn more about the role of the Information Technology Support Officer and how this role serves to support students on a day-to-day basis! Q: What do you do in your capacity as Information Technology Support Officer?  A: As Information Technology Support [...]

By | April 26th, 2016|Student Life|0 Comments

AMS Board of Directors

April 2, the AMS Board of Directors elected their new Chair and Vice Chair! Read on to learn more about the Board as well as our newly elected Chairs! Name: Quinn Giordano Position: Incoming Chair of the AMS Board of Directors Year: 3rd Program: Political Studies Name: Georgie Giannopolous Position: Incoming [...]

By | April 11th, 2016|Student Life|0 Comments

Child Development Centre 20th Annual Run/Walk

Looking for a good study break?   The annual Child Development Centre run/walk is happening on April 10th! Take a break from the library and put on your running shoes. Physical activity will help you study more effectively and you'll be supporting a really important local Kingston cause! Whats even better? It [...]

By | March 29th, 2016|Kingston Living, Student Life|0 Comments

The AMS Goes Federal for the Week

The AMS, alongside six other student unions from across the province and the country were in Ottawa last week (March 21-24) to advocate on behalf of students to the Federal Government. ADVOCAN, is a group of student leaders who came together to represent some of Canada's largest, research intensive universities. Together, the group represents over 240,000 students across [...]

By | March 23rd, 2016|Academics, Student Life|0 Comments

Introducing: 2016-17 AMS Executive Team

Introducing the AMS Executive Team 2016-17 Caitlin Mckeen, Director of Advancement-- newadvancement@ams.queensu.ca I applied for the position of Director of Advancement because I am passionate about the services and opportunities the AMS is able to provide the student body. I think that working to fundraise and gain sponsors to expand and continue these services is [...]

By | February 25th, 2016|Student Life, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Do We Hire?

February 10, 2016 By: Tyler Lively, David Walker, and Carolyn Thompson This year we wanted to do things a little differently and as part of our commitment to an open AMS, we wanted to provide a detailed overview of the Executive Team hiring process. This year saw a record number of applicants for Executive Team [...]

By | February 10th, 2016|Student Life|0 Comments

The Journal is Wrong About AGM, Here’s Why

February 9, 2016 By: Kanivanan Chinniah, Kyle Beaudry, and Sarah Letersky In all our years at Queen’s, we never thought we would see the student newspaper call for its student government to listen less to students. Their strong call for the reinstatement of approving student activity fees through the Annual General Meeting due to the [...]

By | February 9th, 2016|Community Issues, Student Life|0 Comments

10 More Reasons to Submit your Application Today

Council (full-time salaried positions) applications are due today at 4pm! If you're still on the fence about applying, we wanted to give you a few more reasons to encourage you to submit your application for one (or more!) of these positions. Any one of these individuals would love to talk to you more about what they [...]

By | February 4th, 2016|Academics, Student Life, Tricolour Spirit|0 Comments