School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
School of Graduate Studies

Celebrating Graduate Studies

February 26 – March 2, 2018

Join us in celebrating Graduate Studies at Queen’s! We are hosting a variety of events to increase the visibility of all that our graduate students are achieving through research, community outreach, and social innovation and to introduce prospective graduate students to Queen’s. It’s a great way to get to know our university and to see if it is the perfect fit for you as you consider your education and career paths. Whether you have applied or not yet applied, we have events to suit your needs. You can connect with us virtually through online events or join us in person for a host of on-campus events.

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Schedule of Events

Monday 26th February

Please register for all events with the exception of the SGS Poster Display, Grad Chat Live and the Reading Room Open House.

  • SGS Poster Display
    Graduate experience and graduate research.
    Time: all day
    Location: Stauffer Library, Biosciences Atrium

  • Virtual Live Tour of Queen's Campus
    Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am
    Location: Facebook Live / Periscope

  • Grad Chat Live
    Join us for a live taping of Grad Chat where CJ the DJ will interview current graduate students about their experiences sharing their research with the public.
    Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Biosciences Atrium

  • A Taste of Graduate Studies in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
    Chat with our grad students about their research and our areas of studies, find out about our programs, and enjoy a light lunch
    Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: 28 Division Street, Rooms 202 & 203

  • Get the Real Story: Academics & Campus Life as a Grad Student
    Graduate student panel discussion on how academics and campus life are different from undergrad.
    Time: 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
    Location: Facebook Live / Periscope

  • Graduate Reading Room Open House
    Join us to preview the plans for the upcoming renovations to the Graduate Student Reading Room in Stauffer Library.  
    Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Location: Stauffer Library

Tuesday 27th February

Please register for all events with the exception of the SGS Poster Display and Grad Chat Live.

  • SGS Poster Display
    Graduate experience and graduate research.
    Time: all day
    Location: Stauffer Library, Biosciences Atrium

  • Fast Track it in Arts and Science
    Accelerated program options for 3rd year students.
    Time: 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
    Location: Webinar

  • Get the Real Story: Living in Kingston as a Grad Student
    Student panel discussion with students on accommodation, transportation, social activities in Kingston.
    Time: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
    Location: Facebook Live / Periscope

  • Health Quality Open House
    Learn about our Health Quality Programs. Just drop in, no registration required
    Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Location: 102 Barrie Street

  • It's Never Too Early to Start Planning - What to do now to get ready for applying next year
    Join the School of Graduate Studies to learn what 3rd years should be doing now to get ready for grad school - and why they should.
    Time: 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Location: Webinar

  • Get Paid to Learn in Arts & Science
    Join Arts and Science to hear about funding packages available for grad studies.
    Time: 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
    Location: Webinar

  • Grad Chat with CFRC
    Tune-in to CFRC 101.9 FM and hear a live radio show about student research at Queen's.
    Time: 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Location: CFRC

  • MEERL (Master's of Earth and Energy Resources Leadership) Webinar
    Learn about the new executive program for the Oil and Gas and Mining and Resource Management Sectors.
    Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Location: Webinar

  • TEDx/Exchange
    Theme: Mobilizing research into the community. (Registration via TEDx to open soon)
    Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Location: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D201
    Please register separately for this event with TEDxQueensUSalon

  • Nerd Night: Ideas on Tap Speaker Series
    Reconciliation and Responsibility with Thomas Dymond and Jason Mercredi.
    Time: 7:00 pm 
    Location: The Grad Club

Wednesday 28th February

Please register for all events with the exception of the SGS Poster Display and the Tri-council Reception (invite only).

  • SGS Poster Display
    Graduate experience and graduate research.
    Time: all day
    Location: Stauffer Library, Biosciences Atrium

  • So you've applied - what next? Think Queen's.
    A webinar to go over the next steps on your road to Queen's grad school.
    Time: 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
    Location: Webinar

  • Tri-Council Reception
    This annual event celebrates research excellence at Queen's. Recipients of prestigious Tri-Council awards and their supervisors are invited to join. By invitation only.
    Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Location: Biosciences Atrium

Thursday 1st March

Please register for all events with the exception of the SGS Poster Display and check in at our Registration Desk.

  • SGS Poster Display
    Graduate experience and graduate research.
    Time: all day
    Location: Stauffer Library

  • Registration
    Check-in for the full day of activities, and to pick up a program schedule and swag.
    Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Location: Stauffer Library

  • Human Library
    Sign out a scholar for half an hour to find out about grad studies, research and intellectual life at Queen's.
    Time: 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Location: Stauffer Library

  • Campus Tours
    Get a guided tour around campus.
    Time: 11:30 am - 12:15 pm, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm, 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
    Location: Stauffer Library

  • Biology Meet and Greet
    Interact with grad students and faculty from the Biology Department. Coffee and treats provided.
    Time: 10:30 am
    Location: Biosciences Complex, Room 3110

  • Indigenous Scholarship at Queen’s
    Panel on Indigenous research, collaborations, and scholarship.
    Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Location: Gordon Hall, Room 324, Facebook Live / Periscope

  • Finding the Right Supervisor & Managing the Relationship
    Do you have to? Where do you start? How do you know it will be a good fit? How will you manage the relationship?
    Time: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Location: Gordon Hall, Room 302

  • Vanier/Banting Lecture series
    Join us for a lunch time lecture with current Vanier scholarship holders and their supervisors.
    Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Stauffer Library, Speakers Corner

  • Management Open House
    Find out about the MSc & PhD in Management.
    Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: 200 Goodes Hall

  • Human Library
    Sign out a scholar for half an hour to find out about grad studies, research and intellectual life at Queen's.
    Time: 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Location: Stauffer Library

  • Geography and Planning Meet and Greet
    Meet graduate students, Graduate Coordinator, and take "Doors Open" tour of the department. Light refreshments.
    Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Location: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room E208 Boardroom

  • Become a Prof or Not
    What is it really like to be a prof? Hear about teaching, research, service, supervising students, administrative duties, and alternative careers for grads.
    Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Location: Gordon Hall, Room 324

  • Sociology Social
    Join us for coffee/tea to chat with our faculty and students.|
    Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    Location: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D411 (Sociology Lounge)

  • City Tour
    Trolley bus tour of Kingston departing from Stauffer Library.
    Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Location: Stauffer Library

  • Cultural Studies Alumni Panel
    What is Cultural Studies, and where can it take me?
    Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Location: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room B125

  • Industrial Relations Simulation Exercise and Social
    Join us for a fun negotiation simulation exercise and meet our faculty and students.
    Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Location: Room 202, Robert Sutherland Hall, 130 Union Street

  • Research Showcase
    Grad Student storytelling.
    Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Location: "Old Stones Room", Four Points Sheraton, 285 King St E, downtown Kingston

  • Foodies on Foot
    Dinner with a current Arts or Science grad student at a local restaurant within walking distance of Queen’s. Registered participants will be given a discount at local restaurants.
    Time: 6:00 pm
    Location: Various local restaurants

  • Remote Sensing of Environmental Change in the Canadian High Artic
    Talk by Dr Paul Treitz, Department of Geography & Planning.
    Time: 6:00 pm
    Location: RHCA Club, 193 Ontario Street, downtown Kingston

Friday 2nd March

Please register for all events with the exception of the SGS Poster Display and check in at our Registration Desk (if you didn't check in on March 1st).

  • SGS Poster Display
    Graduate experience and graduate research.
    Time: all day
    Location: Stauffer Library

  • Registration
    Check-in for the full day of activities, and to pick up a program schedule and swag.
    Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Location: Stauffer Library

  • Design Swarm
    The Challenge: Design the dream PhD program. (For masters and PhD students only.)
    Time: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Location: MacCorry Hall, room D201

  • Geography and Planning Meet and Greet
    Meet graduate students, Graduate Coordinator, and take "Doors Open" tour of the department. Light refreshments.
    Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Location: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room E208 Boardroom

  • Fast Track It
    Accelerated program options for 3rd year students.
    Time: 9:00 am - 9:45 am
    Location: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room E229

  • It's Never Too Early to Start Planning - What to do now to get ready for applying next year
    Join the School of Graduate Studies to learn what 3rd years should be doing now to get ready for grad school - and why they should.
    Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am
    Location: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room E229

  • Get Paid to Learn in Arts & Science
    Join Arts and Science to hear about funding packages available for grad studies.
    Time: 11:00 am - 11:45 am
    Location: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room E229

  • Get the Real Story: Life as a Grad Student at Queen's
    Graduate student panel discussion on how academics and campus life are different from undergrad, on accommodation, transportation, and social activities in Kingston.
    Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Location: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room E229

  • What to Expect from Grad Studies in English
    Hear from a round table of current graduate students.
    Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Location: Watson Hall, Room 517

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