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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

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)

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

I did a lot of research before selecting my online program – Queen’s Distance Studies had exactly what I was looking for; an interesting...

Balamane Saad

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

What made you decide to pursue online learning?

I wanted to study online to have the opportunity to chase my dream of become a doctor. I found out about the possibility to study at Queen's university online without having...
David Laflamme

David Laflamme

Degree pursued: Bachelor of Arts (History)

What surprised you the most about online learning?

I was surprised that the online forums and discussions were exciting and challenged me to express myself objectively and in a professional academic manner. Being online,...
Brittany Lovelock

Brittany Lovelock

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

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

My first online course was WRIT 125 – Effective Writing I. I think this was a great introductory course to university especially since I’ve been away from...
Queen's Online student James Hazlett

James Daniel Hazlett

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

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

Dabble in every subject. I have taken physics, astronomy, philosophy, math, writing, and economics. You only have fun if you try something new. Relax you can...
student Donovan Gopaul playing guitare

Donovan Gopaul

Degree pursued: Religious Studies

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

To upload myself to the cloud.
Nur Kanaan

Nur Kanaan

Degree pursued: Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

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

Reach out and make your presence known. The more interaction you make, the more you will make the online experience feel like a classroom, and the more...

Mercedes Samuel

Degree pursued: Bachelor of Arts (Global Development Studies)

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

I find the online learning experience to be very similar to a course on campus, which I really enjoy. Online learning in my opinion is much better because you...
Online student with puppy

Robin McKenzie Haines

Degree pursued: Bachelor of Arts (Global Development Studies)

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

Being able to work on an online degree is very rewarding. Being able to do my school work on my time schedule is amazing.
Annic Lavertu Queen's online student

Annic Lavertu

Courses taken: FILM 260: Digital Media theory and trends

Take a moment to introduce yourself

Originally a business owner of a Communications Firm in Montreal, I live in Kingston now with my family.

Carrie Dean

Degree pursued: Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

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

It helps to be organized and self-disciplined. When I tell people that I'm doing an online course, the comment that I consistently hear is "You must be very...
Holly Picard - online student - with her kids

Holly Picard

Courses taken: HIST260

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

I aspire to move up in the Department of National Defence and become a manager in the next couple of years.
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...