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

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

7 Things you should know when applying for an AMS Salaried Job

So you're interested in working for the AMS? Check out the 7 tips below to submit the best application possible and get ready for the interview! 1. GO TO THE INFO SESSIONS-- Monday January 18 and Thursday January 28. Learn more about the different positions available and meet current salaried staff!   2. You should DEFINITELY [...]

By | January 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Procrasti-Laugh

It's exam season which often means you forget to take time for yourself. You have to take these moments, to smile and laugh with your friends, it's a small (but easy) way to take care of yourself. It's little moments like this that can help you to keep going even in the most stressful moments. [...]

By | December 14th, 2015|Student Life|0 Comments

AMS Executive Mid-Year Review

The AMS Executive and their team have been working hard this year to accomplish the initiatives outlined in their platform and beyond. Read more to see what we've been doing for the past six months! Common Ground Seating: We conducted a formal capacity check with the aid of the Fire Marshall, which determined that there [...]

By | October 29th, 2015|Academics|0 Comments

Rethinking Teaching Incentives: An Opportunity to Say Thanks

I recently had the opportunity to present the Frank Knox Award for Excellence in Teaching to two very deserving faculty members at Queen’s Convocation. This, coupled with recent talks happening on campus, sparked a critical reflection in my mind about how we celebrate teaching excellence at Queen’s. Although committing oneself to excellence in teaching, particularly [...]

By | July 6th, 2015|Academics|0 Comments

The Origin of the Queen’s Student Constables

The Queen's Student Constables is a peer to peer security service that embodies the unique idea of students being responsible for students. The Queen’s Student Constables are made up of Queen’s students, just like you, who wish to make a difference in the Queen’s Community. Queen's has had student constables for as long as they've [...]

Tracking the history behind Tricolour Outlet

Some of you rely on this service for its affordable and convenient transportation to and from campus, others for schools supplies and gael swag, but do you know how Tricolour Outlet came to be? Keep reading to find out more on the history of this student staple! Tricolour Express, the oldest aspect of the service, [...]

By | March 25th, 2015|Student Life, Tricolour Spirit, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Publishing & Copy Centre: From 1988 to Now

The Publishing & Copy Centre (P&CC) is a 100% student-run service operated by the AMS and a staff composed of diverse, keen and hardworking undergraduate students; 35 Customer Service Representatives and 4 Managers. Students were seeking a low cost alternative to publishing, printing, binding and duplicating since nothing of the kind existed on campus. So, after a motion was [...]

By | March 20th, 2015|Kingston Living, Student Life, Uncategorized|0 Comments