Online learning is versatile.
Why did distance students choose Queen's?
Whatever your next step is, we'll help you get there.
For big plans and busy schedules.
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Our Students

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Robin McKenzie Haines

Degree pursued: Bachelor of Arts (Global Development Studies)

What are your hopes/dreams/ambitions after your courses/program?

I am wanting to be involved with the Metis Nation in sustainable development.
Queen's online student Erica Gough leaning against a wall with textbooks

Erica Gough

Degree pursued: Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

What made you decide to pursue online learning?

I decided to pursue online learning for a couple of reasons, the first being that going back to school after having been graduated for 2 years was very daunting. Something...
David Laflamme

David Laflamme

Degree pursued: Bachelor of Arts (History)

Take a moment to introduce yourself – what you do/where you live/family/how long have you been working, etc.?

At age 62 I am a proud father of two grown up children. I have had a varied career having earned my living as a...
Queen's Online student James Hazlett

James Daniel Hazlett

Degree pursued: Interest student, Applying into Hon. BSci economics

How did you find your first online course/learning experience?

I picked a tough math course to start. My prof Alan Abelson actually presented it very well. He really helped and took the time to speak to me when I really...
Nur Kanaan

Nur Kanaan

Degree pursued: Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

How did you find your first online course/learning experience?

After being away from school for around 10 years it was difficult to get back into a study routine. The first online course was challenging. I was juggling...
student Donovan Gopaul playing guitare

Donovan Gopaul

Degree pursued: Religious Studies

What surprised you the most about online learning?

That it's better than on-campus studies!
Brittany Lovelock

Brittany Lovelock

Courses taken: FILM 240, 260, FREN P16, P17, MUSC 171, PHAR 100, WRIT 125. SOC 122A and SOC 122N

Have you had any memorable experiences with us so far that you’d like to share?

I really appreciate the communication with CDS. Everyone is very helpful with helping me with course selection as well as communicating with me...
Tammy Flores - Queen's BA student online

Tammy Flores

Degree pursued: Bachelor of Arts (Global Development Studies)
Courses taken: A Writing course, Devs 100 and Econ 112 so far.

What made you decide to pursue online learning?

With the death of my boss, I had to figure out what I wanted to be when I grew up because my job would eventually come to an end. I always wanted to get a degree, however,...

Brittnay Boomhower

Degree pursued: Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

Would you recommend online learning to others? Why/why not?

I would definitely recommend online learning to others. It’s convenient and fun. For those with a busy lifestyle – whether it’s work or travel or family – online...
Annic Lavertu Queen's online student

Annic Lavertu

Courses taken: FILM 260: Digital Media theory and trends

Have you had any memorable experiences with us so far that you’d like to share?

I just love the technology. When I was driving back and forth to Montreal I used the iTunesU app on my iphone for the lectures.All the material...

Carrie Dean

Degree pursued: Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

What made you decide to pursue online learning?

I have always known that secretarial work is not for me. Due to circumstances, however, it was the job that best suited me eight years ago. I completed a college-level course...

Mercedes Samuel

Degree pursued: Bachelor of Arts (Global Development Studies)

What advice would you give to someone starting an online degree?

Start by making a list of everything you want to get out of your online degree. Write it down and never stray from it because it will keep you on the right...

Balamane Saad

Courses taken: PHAR 100, PHGY 170, PHAR 270, BCHM 270, MICR 270

What are your hopes/dreams/ambitions after your courses/program?

I want to apply to MD/PhD program here at Queen's university after I finish my 90 credits. 
Holly Picard - online student - with her kids

Holly Picard

Courses taken: HIST260

How did you hear about Queen’s online options, and what made you choose Queen’s?

One of my colleagues mentioned that as she was pursuing her degree completion from the Royal Military College of Canada, that she did a double...