Queen’s University graduates stack up favourably in the job market, according to surveys that track the employment outcomes of university graduates.
The 2013 Ontario University Graduate Survey (OUGS), conducted for Ontario’s Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, shows that 92 per cent of graduates from Queen’s undergraduate programs are employed six months after graduation. That number compares to an average of 87 per cent for Ontario’s universities.
In collaboration with Residence Life, Student Academic Success Services (SASS) will be running Get It Done: The Long Day Against Procrastination, a day-long writing event for first-year students designed to help them combat procrastination around writing their final assignments. The intention is for students to work on their writing projects in an informal, supportive environment facilitated by professionals and peers from the Writing Centre and Learning Strategies units.
The Queen’s Conservatory of Music is working with the Joe Chithalen Memorial Instrument Lending Library (Joe’s MILL) and First Avenue Public School to launch Sistema Kingston. The after-school music program for at-risk children focuses on positive social change through the pursuit of musical excellence.
ONE CULTURE, or THE COMMONALITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE ARTS AND THE SCIENCES
The claim of a rift between scientists and technologists on one hand, and humanists on the other, is criticized on several grounds. Using examples from chemistry, poetry, painting and ceramics a case is made for an underlying unity of science and the arts. The common elements of these human activities are creation with craftsmanship, concisely communicated, in a cross-cultural and altruistic way, with aesthetics figuring
To Queen’s, you are more than just a number. You’re more than an applicant reference number, more than a student number, and more than a high school average.You’re ready to change the world. At Queen’s, we’re ready to help you do just that.If you’ve decided that Queen’s might just be for you what are you waiting for?