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Events

Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources (SOAR)

The SOAR program aims to help ease the transition of our incoming first-year students and their families. Participants will have an opportunity to learn about academic expectations, resources, learning strategies, and common student transition issues. Learn more

RBC Queen’s Water Initiative

Speaker series explores water protection issues

2012-11-12 John Smol, Canada Research Chair in Environmental Change, will give a talk on November 15 as part of the RBC Queen's Water Initiative Speaker Series.

Queen’s is promoting a deeper appreciation for water protection issues through a speaker series that launches this week.

The Nyantende Foundation

In the fall of 2010, two Canadian high-school friends, Jon Skarsten and Spencer Goodwin, now in their 3rd years of Commerce and Global Development respectively, sat down with a Congolese man, residing in Kingston, named Aristide. Sipping CoGro coffee and talking amidst the noise of the ARC, it was these first few meetings in which the Nyantende Foundation, a small, grassroots organization operating in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo was formed.

artignite: a celebration of music, theatre and visual arts

Now in its second year, artignite is an arts celebration that showcases more than 40 film, dance, theatre and visual art presentations featuring students and members of the Kingston cultural and arts community, and offers Kingston and visitors to Kingston a great opportunity to celebrate art in all forms.

artignite is an eclectic mix of shows, exhibitions, concerts and art activities on the Queen’s University campus and in downtown Kingston.