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QSoE Newsletter Summer Review 2015

Greetings from Queen's School of English! 
Autumn is a time of transition. As we move from summer to winter and enjoy the last days of warmth and sunshine before the snow begins to fall, we resume the rhythm of study and preparation for the academic year ahead. 
This semester, we welcome twenty QBridge Pathway students to the Queen's School of English (QSoE). Continue reading to find out more about this pathway. 
We have a lot of exciting updates for you in this issue of our newsletter. We begin with a general reminder about the new Electronic Travel Authorization, and continue by sharing the QSoE student experiences, which are highlighted through our new video, a Queen's Gazette story about our QBridge Pathway, and a blog post. We also introduce our international partners to our new Tailored Catalogue. And, as always, you will have a chance to meet one of our instructors, Hee-sook Lim Kerstens.
In addition, we would like to highlight some of our other important developments.
We are pleased to announce that QSoE is now offering an English language pathway to the St. Lawrence College (SLC) students. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between SLC and QSoE in July and we have welcomed the first students into our English for Academic Purposes Program in September. Upon successful completion of our Beginner and Elementary levels, these students will transition back to SLC, where they will attend the Intermediate and Advanced levels of the English as a Second Language program before starting their diploma studies.
We also would like to welcome our new agent representatives:
  • CLASS Education, Mexico
  • Successful Education Center, Taiwan
And finally, congratulations to our newest members of the Student Ambassador Program: Barbara and Josafa from Brazil; Miho, Yuna, Hitomi and Tomoyuki from Japan; Meilin from Panama; and Ibrahim from Saudi Arabia.
Enjoy reading through our newsletter and email us if you have any questions.
Warmest regards,
QSoE Team

QSoE Newsletter Winter Review 2015

Greetings from Queen's School of English,
As the summer days warm up, QSoE continues to welcome more international students to the Queen's campus. In this newsletter, we are excited to provide you with an update on the hiring of our new Director and share with you stories about what our students and staff have been doing in the past few months.
Winter is always an exciting time of year in Kingston, especially for those students who are experiencing winter for the first time. Our adventurous students in the Canadian English Experience (CEE) Program took full advantage of the activities and trips that are included in the program: cross-country skiing, skating on the Rideau Canal and trying the Beaver's Tale for the first time in Ottawa. While the CEE students stay with us for four weeks in the winter, most of our English for Academic Purposes (EAP) students continue on to the Summer Session, which started in May with students from 13 different countries. Next week, our QBridge Accelerated begins, followed by the CEE Program in August.

QSoE Newsletter Fall Review 2014

Fall Review 2014

Greetings from Queen's School of English!

We hope that everyone has had a great start to 2015. It has definitely been a busy start for everyone here at Queen's School of English as we welcomed students from 11 different countries for the winter session of our English for Academic Purposes Program and now we are preparing for two additional programs in February, a tailored Cross-Cultural Workshop and an open Canadian English Experience program.

QSoE Newsletter Summer Review 2014

Summer Review 2014

Greetings from Queen's School of English!
This past summer was filled with many new experiences not only for our students, but for our staff
and instructors alike. Our main program, English for Academic Purposes (EAP), was for the first
time hosted on west campus, at Duncan McArthur Hall, where we have relocated earlier this year.
While some of us missed being on main campus, many of us enjoyed the physical proximity to each

QSoE Newsletter Winter Review 2014

Winter Review 2014

At an All School Assembly on Friday, May 9, we welcomed our Summer English for Academic Purposes (EAP) class. The buds are opening on the trees, and spring is in the air in Kingston. We told new students how beautiful the city would be in this gentle season. We also told them to look with respect at returning students, who spent the Winter term at QSoE. That was a long, cold, stormy winter, and all of our returning students have earned some Canadian bragging rights for slogging through it. Congratulations, Class of Winter 2014!

QSoE Newsletter - Summer Review 2013

Summer Review 2013

As the summer English for Academic Purposes Program wraps up at Queen's School of English, we would like to share our news from the session.

We started this summer with over 110 international students from 13 different countries, and we continue to reach out worldwide. We added new education agents from Turkey and Venezuela, as well as new student ambassadors from Brazil, Taiwan, Japan and Mexico.

QSoE Newsletter - Winter Review 2013

Winter 2013 Review


Winter session at Queen's School of English is coming to an end. It was a busy, yet exciting term for our team and students. This newsletter will tell you more about some of the term's highlights, focusing mainly on our students' cultural involvement locally. We are also pleased to add a new regular section "Meet our Instructors," which will introduce you to one of our instructors in each newsletter. Jill Donaldson is featured in this issue.

QSoE Newsletter - Fall Review 2012

Fall Review 2012


It's been a busy, yet exciting, term so far at Queen's School of English. The fall term started with the arrival of many new students, exploration of student recruitment opportunities in Latin America, and continued on with the 70th Anniversary Open House, a recruitment trip to South Korea, and is now ending with anticipation of the winter holidays. To find out what else has been happening at QSoE since our summer newsletter, we invite you to continue reading.

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