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March Break Open House

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March Break Open House

March Break Open House

March 10, 2018

See Queen’s in full action at March Break Open House. The campus is busy with students going to class, visiting the library and working on special projects. Now is the time to get to know Queen’s.

Experience Queen’s through keynote speakers, tour the campus with current students, visit residence and meet faculty from your program.


The following information is from 2017. Please stay tuned updated information.

Presentations and Tours

Arts and Science

Academic Fair and Departmental Showcase

When: 9 am – 2 pm
Where: Biosciences Complex

Meet students and professors from the following departments: Fine Art, Film and Media, School of Drama and Music, Art History, Classics, English, Philosophy, Religious Studies, French Studies, Languages Literatures and Cultures, Gender Studies, History, Linguistics, Sociology, Psychology, Geography and Planning, Geology, Environmental Studies, Global Development Studies, Health Studies, Music Theatre, Kinesiology, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics, Political Studies, School of Computing, Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, and Economics.

Joining the Arts and Science Academic Fair will be School of Graduate Studies, School of Medicine, Faculty of Education (including Concurrent Education), the Bader International Study Centre (our castle in England), Smith School of Business Certificate in Business program, Enrichment Studies Unit, and the Faculty of Law.

Arts and Science Advising

When: 9 am – 2:30 pm
Where: Biosciences Complex

Drop in and speak with our Arts and Science Academic Advisors to learn more about Arts and Science academics, choosing a major and what your path at Queen’s might be.

Tours and Demonstrations

Tour / Open House

Details

Kinesiology and Health Studies
Open House

When: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Where: School of Kinesiology and Health Studies Building (28 Division St., 2nd floor)

At this open house, you will see live demonstrations of Kinesiology lab courses, tour the Revved Up facility where students in Kinesiology and Health Studies run exercise programs for people with disabilities, and meet students who will tell you about their programs and extracurricular opportunities.

Law School Tours
(Faculty of Law)

When: 10 am, 1:30 pm
Where: Meet in the Atrium of Macdonald Hall (128 Union St.)

Meet the law school admissions and recruiting team and see what Law is all about.

Art Studio Tours
(Fine Art)
When: Drop in anytime between 10 am – 2pm
Where: Student-led tours through the studios. See current work and meet professors in Ontario Hall (67 University Ave.)
Chemistry Tours

When: 9:20 am, 9:40 am, 10:50 am, 11:15 am, 12 pm, 12:30 pm, 1 pm
Where: Come see the beautiful chemistry labs in Chernoff Hall (90 Bader Lane)

Geographic Information System (GIS) Lab Tours

Where: Come to the lab in Macintosh-Corry Hall, Room E223 for a tour led by student and prof.


Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts
(Film and Media)
When: 12 noon – 3 pm
Where: Come see the Isabel – our beautiful waterfront performing arts centre and home for the Department of Film and Media. See student films in the screening room or try out the green screen in the production studio room. Shuttles are available from main campus to the Isabel.
Med School Tours
(Life Sciences and Biochemistry)

When: 9 am – 2 pm
Where: Meet in the atrium of the School of Medicine (15 Arch St. / 80 Barrie St.) building anytime during the tour slot and students from Life Sciences and Biochemistry will show you around and answer your questions.

Info Sessions and Panel Presentations

Details

Presentations are 30 minutes unless noted otherwise.

Arts and Science Advising

When: 9 am – 2:30 pm
Where: Biosciences Complex, Atrium (116 Barrie St.)

Drop in and speak with our Arts and Science Academic Advisors to learn more about Arts and Science academics, choosing a major, and what your path at Queen’s might be.

Arts and Science 101

When: 9:30 am, 11 am, 2:30 pm
Where: Biosciences Complex (116 Barrie St.)

Wondering what your first year would be like as a Queen’s Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science student? Attend this session and learn more about the Queen’s approach to Arts and Science and why we think it’s a great choice.

Life of an Arts and Science Student

When: 12 pm, 2 pm
Where: Biosciences Complex (116 Barrie St.)

A student panel discussing life as a first year student in Arts and Science with lots of opportunity for asking questions.

Path to Law School

When: 11:30 am
Where: Biosciences Complex (116 Barrie St.)

Talk to the recruitment and admissions team, along with law students, about your path to get from undergrad to law school.

Path to Business for Arts and Science Students

When: 1 pm
Where: TBA

Learn about the Smith School of Business "Certificate in Business" option for Arts and Science students – a great way to get two credentials on your transcript and make you more competitive upon graduation.

ConEd Student Panel

When: 12:15 pm (this session is 45 minutes long)
Where: Biosciences Complex (116 Barrie St.)

Come hear what life as an Arts and Science ConEddie is really like.

Path to Grad School

When: 11 am
Where: TBA

Talk to the recruitment officer for grad school to learn about what undergrad programs are right for you and your path to grad school. Also learn about accelerated options that combine your undergrad and grad programs.

Get Paid to Learn with an Internship

When: 12 pm
Where: TBA

Talk to the internship advisor about our 12-16 month paid internship option for all Arts and Science students.

   

Lectures

 
There is Chemistry Between Us

When: 10 am
Where: TBA
A sample second-year Chemistry course.

Islamic State: A Religious Studies Perspective

When: 1:30 pm
Where: TBA

Dr. William Morrow
School of Religion

The Human Body and What You’ll Learn in Life Sciences

When: 11:30 am, 1:30 pm
Where: TBA

Dr. Michael D. Kawaja
Life Sciences & Biochemistry

From Fascism to Trumpism: A Cultural Perspective

When: 11 am
Where: TBA

Dr. David Pugh
Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Commerce

Welcome and Expert Panel Session

When: 10 am and 11:40 am (sessions last 1 hour)
Where: Dunning Hall Auditorium (94 University Ave.)

Get all of your questions answered during our panel discussion. Meet our Commerce students, faculty members, High School Liaison Committee, the President of the Commerce Society, and representatives from the Centre for International Management, Business Career Centre, Centre for Social Impact, Commerce Program, and Queen's Undergraduate Admission.

Mini Commerce Lecture

When: 11:15 am, 11:45 am, 12:15 pm, 12:45 pm (lectures last 15 minutes)
Where: Goodes Hall (143 Union St.)

Attend a mini-lecture led by a Smith School of Business professor and experience a real Queen's Commerce classroom setting.

Guided Tour of Goodes Hall

When: 9:30 am - 2 pm (last tour leaves at 1:30)
Where: Goodes Hall, Atrium (143 Union St.)

The home of Smith School of Business, Goodes Hall combines the history of a preserved 1892 school-house with the contemporary design, architecture, and cutting-edge learning tools of a modern business school. All tours are led by current Commerce students who can answer all of your questions about the student experience.

Concurrent Education

Information Booth

When: 9 am - 2 pm
Where: Biosciences Complex (116 Barrie St.)

Come and find us at the Arts and Science Departmental Showcase and chat with faculty representatives and current students about the concurrent Education program.

Information Session

When: 12:15 - 1 pm
Where: Humphrey Hall, Auditorium (62 Arch St.)

Learn how Queen's can help you become a teacher. Current students, faculty and staff will be on hand to discuss Queen's unique approach to the Bachelor of Education degree that will have you in the job market earlier!

Engineering and Applied Science

Open House

When: 10 am - 1 pm
Where: Beamish-Munro Hall, Atrium (45 Union St.)

  • Grab a complimentary coffee and treat in our student-run Tea Room and have a look at some of our design teams and first-year projects.
  • Interested in Internship? Visit the Queen's University Internship program booth.
  • The Engineering Society's Campus Equipment Outfitters is also open for business in the Atrium.

Engineering Building Integrated Learning Centre Tours

When: 10 am - 3:15 pm. Tours are approximately 40 minutes in length. The final building tour will begin at 3:15 pm.
Where: Beamish-Munro Hall, Atrium (45 Union St.) Please visit the tour desk.

The Integrated Learning Centre within Beamish-Munro Hall is "home-base" for first year engineering students. Built to support first year problem-based learning initiatives, this is a "live" building, where the structure itself is monitored and used as a lab.

Interactive Workshops

When: 1-4 pm
Where: Various classrooms in Beamish-Munro Hall (45 Union St.)

Visit our hands-on demonstrations and workshops from various departments within the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Welcome and Introduction to First Year Engineering

When: 11 am - 12 pm
Where: Dupuis Hall Auditorium (19 Division St.) – overflow room: Dupuis 217

See what engineering is all about. Find out more about the common first year, classes, schedules, our design courses and what first year may have in store for you.

Engineering Society Presentation and Q & A Discussion

When: 1-2 pm
Where: Dupuis Hall Auditorium (19 Division St.) – overflow room: Dupuis 217

Ever wonder what it is really like to be a student in Queen’s Engineering? Come and experience “A Day in the Life of a Queen’s Engineer” presentation. Have questions? Ask an engineering student after the presentation.

Queen's University Internship Program Presentation

When: 2-3 pm
Where: Dupuis Hall Auditorium (19 Division St.)

Come find out more about our 12-16 month internship opportunities. QUIP internships are paid, professionally supervised, career-related positions designed to offer second or third year students the opportunity to learn about current advances, practices and technologies in business and industry.

Department Tours

When: All tours for each department begin at 1:30 pm, 2:20 pm or 3:10 pm. Please allow 40 minutes for each tour.
Where: Tour guides will be situated at the main entrance of each building.

Nursing

Meet and Greet

When: 11:30 am - noon; 1-1:30 pm
Where: School of Medicine Atrium, Lower Level (15 Arch St. / 80 Barrie St.)

We invite you to come for coffee and snacks, mingle with students in the program, and learn more about student life at Queen's. An information session will follow.

Nursing Information Sessions

When: 12 noon - 1 pm, 1:30-2:30 pm
Where: School of Medicine Building, Room 032A (15 Arch St. / 80 Barrie St.)

Hear all about the program and have your questions answered by nursing faculty.

Nursing Lab Tours and Nursing Student Society Meet & Greet

When: 1-2:30 pm, 2:30-4 pm
Where: Tours leave following the information session.

Please join us for tours of the Anatomy Lab, Faculty of Health Sciences Patient Simulation Labs, Clinical Education Centre and Bracken Health Science Library.

You'll also get to meet with members of the Nursing Student Society Executive in the student lounge. Members of the Nursing Science Society will guide you on these tours.

Special Presentations

Our special presentations cover Undergraduate Admission and Student Awards topics, in addition to information about Student Life at Queen's.

Applying to Queen's

Learn more about what sets Queen's apart. We'll cover everything you need to know about applying to Queen's.

When: 12 pm
Where: Ellis Hall Room 333

Transferring to Queen's

Interested in transferring to Queen's? Come learn more about the process and the programs.

When: 10 am, 1 pm
Where: Ellis Hall Room 333

Studying Abroad

The study abroad experience is one of the hallmarks of a Queen's education, adding depth and breadth to your degree. Learn more about Queen's own Bader International Study Centre in East Sussex, UK, as well as our robust exchange program that will take you around the world.

When: 11 am, 2 pm
Where: Ellis Hall Room 333

Financing Your Queen's Education

Learn about the resources available to help you finance your Queen's education.

When: 9 am, 11 am, 2 pm
Where: Ellis Hall Auditorium

Supporting Student Success

This session will introduce you to the various first-year transition programs, services, and resources available to students as they begin their studies at Queen's.

When: 10 am, 1 pm, 3 pm
Where: Ellis Hall Auditorium

Living in Residence

Learn about the types of rooms at Queen's, how our application process works, and what it is like to live in Residence here.
Presented by our Residence Life, Residence Admissions, and Hospitality Services departments.

When: 10 am - 3 pm
Where: Lobby of Chernoff Hall Auditorium

Student Services Fair

When: 8:30 am - 4 pm
Where: Grant Hall

Whether you're looking for academic, emotional, social, cultural, spiritual, physical or career-related support, we encourage you to take advantage of all that Queen's has to offer. We are all about helping you succeed!

Representatives from the following services/groups will be available to chat:

Tours

This is your opportunity to get the student's view of the campus and some of the buildings. Our faculties and schools have also arranged tours. Find information about those in the academic session information above.

Campus Tours

When: 8:30 am - 4 pm
Where is starts: Campus tours depart from Grant Hall. This is a walking tour of our campus, that lasts approximately one hour. Most of it is outdoors, so make sure to bring appropriate clothing (and footwear) for the weather.

Residence Tours

When: 11 am - 3 pm (tours run continuously)
Where is starts: Join a tour group in the lobby of Chernoff Hall Auditorium. Tour a residence room and get an idea of what your home could be like for your first year at Queen's.

Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre Tours

Ask for a tour at our booth in Grant Hall

Take a tour with one of our current students of the Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre and meet with the staff to learn how the Four Directions Aboriginal Centre strives to be a home away from home for Indigenous students and a site of information and support for the broader Queen's community.

Athletics and Recreation Centre Tours

When: 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm
Where it starts: Tours leave from the main entrance of the Athletics and Recreation Centre, in the Queen's Centre.

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