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Queen's University


Enjoy life in Kingston, Ontario, Canada!

  • the Intelligent Community Forum has named Kingston a 2014 Top 7 Intelligent Community - check out Kingston's presentation and the many Queen's contributions
  • In the top 10 of "Canada's Best Medium Size Cities to Live" chosen by MoneySense Magazine in 2013
  • Striving to be one of the most sustainable cities in Canada. Queen's University, the City of Kingston and various businesses are partners in the"Kingston Protocol for Sustainability"
  • Ranked in the top 5 places to live and work in Canada for young professionals by urban guru Richard Florida 

Here's what else makes Kingston a great place to live and work:

  • A comfortable size (147,000 residents in the region, 123,363 in the City)
  • Most walkable/cyclable city in Ontario
  • Location on the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario, by the scenic Thousand Islands, the St. Lawrence River, and Rideau Canal with Fort Henry World Heritage Site
  • A historic downtown with diverse and eclectic cultural offerings, entertainment and festivals year-round. Independent merchants offer interesting specialty and boutique shopping.
  • Lots of dining choices to explore, and an expanding opportunity of farm-to-table cooking
  • Exceptional outdoor recreational experiences within minutes of the Queen's campus
  • Affordable housing choices in attractive neighbourhoods
  • The advantages of much larger cities with the lifestyle of a small city where the neighbourhoods are safe and inviting,
  • 15 minutes is considered a long commute...

See Kingston's historic downtownvia a webcam pointed at the market square featuring a skating rink in winter, and Canada's oldest Farmer's Market in the warm season.

Visit City Hall and find out everything you need to know about being a resident of Kingston.

Contact us at: Monica(dot)Stewart(at)queensu(dot)ca, Queen's Faculty Recruitment and Support, Office of the Provost and Vice Principal (Academic), Queen's University, Richardson Hall, Suite 252, Room 218
Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6
Tel:613-533-3167 Fax:613-533-6263
Last Modified: 2014-05-01 09:36:54

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000