Originally from the tiny town of Delhi Ontario (about a fifth of the student population of Queen’s), Tessa Elliott came to the Master’s program in Rehabilitation Sciences via a Health Sciences undergraduate at Western. Her work takes place in the Motor Performance Lab, a multi-user facility that houses the research programs of 6 principal investigators of whom her supervisor Dr. Nandini Deshpande is one.
Queen’s International Graduate Students Improving Their Career Opportunities
By Tian Lu, SGPS International Student Affairs Commission
Queen’s Career Services, the SGS and the SGPS International Student Affairs Commission launched a resume & cover-letter basics workshop designed for international grad students on Jan 30th. The full capacity crowd indicated the popularity and high-demand of this workshop, making the event a huge success.
It is with great pleasure that the School of Graduate Studies is happy to announce that the Quality Council of Ontario has approved the MSc, MSc (Anatomical Sciences) and PhD programs in the Department of Biomedical & Molecular Science (DBMS).
To Katherine Holshausen, a career in research means having the power to answer your own questions—not by plugging them into a search engine, but by creating your own knowledge.
New graduate students welcomed to Queen's
The short answer is not very much at all. It takes a bit of your time and a lot of your heart.
Ashley Vanstone has become Queen’s School of Graduate Studies’ (SGS) first embedded counselor. The brand new position is funded for two years—including summer months.
"The opportunity to pursue my degree in two countries, in two cultures, was interesting and rewarding on a personal level, but was also particularly relevant to my work in comparative literature as between these cultures. No doubt, being able to set up a cotutelle for my PhD enriched the quality and depth of ideas I was able to bring to my thesis." – Elodie Vignon
When Dan Vena pitched his application to the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, his Department Head warned him that it was a bit of a long shot. “She didn’t sugarcoat it for me, and I appreciated that!”
For Biology PhD candidate Amanda Tracey, volunteering isn’t just what has made her time meaningful at Queen’s over the course of three degrees, it also may be what got her into grad school in the first place.