Yazan Qasrawi is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of civil engineering. Since coming to Queen’s from Jordan in 2000, he has completed an undergraduate as well as a graduate degree as an international student, took advantage of the work study program, and applied for and obtained permanent residency. Thus he is fully acquainted with many of the issues facing international students.
Yazan plans to cover the following topics over the course of 2011 in his blog:
- Considerations to studying in Canada
- Applying to Queen’s
- Moving to Kingston
- Housing Options
- Social Issues
- School Issues
- Home Issues
- Health Issues
- Scholarships and Awards
- Work Study
- Graduation and Beyond
Posting once or twice a month he will make every effort to ensure that the information provided is useful, accurate and up to date.
Keep track of new posts by Yazan and Meredith at http://www.queensu.ca/sgs/apps/blog/.
If you have any comments, let us know!