Grad Week at Queen's

March 6th-10th, 2017

Is grad school at Queen's right for you? Great question. We've planned a week worth of events to help you decide. Whether you're a third year student just exploring options, a fourth year student just starting to think about it, or you've applied to Queen's and you are making the final decision to accept your offer - we've got events just for you to find out more about your community-to-be. Explore our learning spaces, talk to our professors, hear from current students and get a feel for how awesome Kingston is to live in.

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Schedule of Online Events

Can't come to campus in-person? That's ok. These events are coming to you via the web. Sit back and tune in.

Monday, March 6

Virtual Live Tour of Campus
(via Facebook and Twitter)
3:00pm-3:30pm

Life as a Grad Student Webinar
Graduate student panel discussion
4:00pm-4:45pm

Tuesday, March 7

What you need to know about Grad School Webinar
A great intro to grad school for current 3rd year students.
12:00pm-12:45pm

Grad Chat with CFRC
Tune-in to hear a live radio show about student research at Queen's.
4:00pm-5:00pm

Wednesday, March 8

So you've applied - what next? Think Queen's
A webinar to go over the next steps on your road to Queen's grad school.
5:00pm-5:45pm

Thursday, March 9

The state of the Arts Industry and what we are doing about it at Queen's Webinar
9:00am-9:30am

Life as a Cultural Studies Student Panel with Professor James Miller
Live broadcast on Facebook
11:00am-11:30am

Applied, Haven't Applied - either way, find out about Grad School at Queen's
Join us online for a webinar about why Queen's is a great place to study with Professor Sharon Regan.
12:00pm-12:45pm

Schedule of on-Campus Events

Wednesday, March 8

Ideas on Tap: Pipelines, Promises and Protests
A frank discussion with Professor Warren Mabee from the Department of Geography and Planning. Join us at the Grad Club.
7:00pm-9:00pm

Thursday, March 9

Check-in for the full day of activities, the schedule and information in the Student Life Centre (JDUC) at the Corner of University and Union. Check-in available from 9:00am-4:00pm.


“State of the Arts” Prof Talk
Join Dr. Tim Fort and Dr. Sidneyeve Matrix to hear about the state of the Arts industry and why now is the time for leadership. Talk will take place in the Union Gallery.
10:00am-10:30am

Art History Open House
Meet in the Lobby of Ontario Hall for a professor led tour and chat.
10:00am-11:00am, 1:00pm-2:00pm

It's Never Too Early to Start Planning - what to do now to get ready for applying next year
Join the Associate Deans of Graduate Studies to learn what 3rd years should be doing now to get ready for grad school - and why they should.
10:30am-11:30am

Life as a Cultural Studies Student Panel
Student Discussion with Professor James Miller.
11:00am-11:30am

Meet your Supervisors and Hear about the Projects in Art History
11:00am-12:00pm

Meet and Greet with Dr. Neal Scott
Meet Dr. Scott in Room D209 in MacCorry Hall to learn more about programs, projects and opportunities in Geography.
11:00am-12:00pm

Cultural Studies Spaces Tour
Meet Dr. James Miller in B176 MacCorry
11:30am-12:00pm

Campus Tours
Get a guided tour around campus.
11:30am-12:15pm, 12:30pm-1:15pm, 1:30pm-2:15pm

Sandwiches and Supervisors
Join Art History for light refreshments and conversations in Ontario Hall.
12:00pm-1:00pm

Refreshments and Rewards
Learn more, while enjoying a quick bite, about the rewards of studying Cultural Studies from Dr. Miller. Meet in B176 MacCorry.
12:30pm-1:30pm

Finding a Supervisor
Do you have to? Where do you start? How do you know it will be a good fit?
1:00pm-1:45pm

Arts Leadership Reception and Meet & Greet
Meet faculty from the new Graduate Diploma in Arts Management and Master's in Arts Leadership. Join them for munchies at the Union Gallery.
1:00pm-2:00pm

Get Paid to Learn
Join Dr. Sharon Regan (Biology) and Dr. Lynda Jessup (Art History / Cultural Studies) to hear about funding packages available for grad studies.
2:00pm-2:45pm

Chemistry Tours of Chernoff
See the labs, talk to students in Chemistry.
2:00pm-4:00pm

Learn how to finance your way to your graduate degree in Chemistry
Talk with Dr.Kevin Stamplecoskie, the Grad Chair in Chemistry to learn about the great funding packages available for you.
2:00pm-4:00pm

Why Choose Queen's for Grad Studies? Live Presentation
Presented by School of Graduate Studies
3:00pm-4:00pm

Get the Real Story - Grad Student Panel
Hear from current grad students what grad school is like at Queen's.
4:00pm-4:45pm

Meet the Deans, Professors and Students
5:00pm-7:00pm
University Club
*light refreshments will be served

Friday, March 10

Grad Studies in History Meet and Greet (Invite Only)
Contact Andrew Jainchill for more information.