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Summer Webinar Series


Over the summer, we will be hosting a series of weekly webinars to help support your transition to Queen's. Webinars will be hosted by upper-year students and professional staff, and cover topics including course registration, living in residence, orientation week, academics, student life, study permits, and more.

For your convenience, we've grouped our webinars into 5 categories: Studying, Living, Staying Healthy, Arriving, and Thriving. In the table below, upcoming webinars are identified using bold font, and descriptions can be found further down the page. Past webinars are identified in italics, and recordings can be found in the webinar archive

Studying

Living

Arriving

Thriving

Staying Healthy

Academic Accommodation at Queen's Residence at Queen's Study Permits: A Guide for International Students Orientation & Beyond: Getting Involved Athletics & Recreation at Queen's
BISC Course Registration Welcome to the Castle Financing Your Education: OSAP Aboriginal Student Guide to Life on Campus Be Well: Health Resources on Campus
Arts and Science Registration Living Off Campus in First Year Get to Know QUIC Supporting Personal, Academic and Social Adjustment to Studying Abroad  
Welcome to Con-Ed at Queen's Life in Residence What You Should Know About Move In Day Top 10 Tips for a Successful First Year  
Welcome to Queen's Nursing        
From High School to University: The Academic Transition        
Queen's Engineering Excel Word Assignment Q&A        

 


Webinar Descriptions

Date

Topic

Audience

Registration

 

There are no more webinars scheduled for 2017. Please view the past webinars in our webinar archive below!

   

Webinar Archive

Category

Topic

Audience

Recording

Arriving

Canadian Visas and Permits: A Guide for International Students

If you’re not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, you’ll require specific Canadian immigration documents to come to Canada and to study at Queen’s. The International Student Advisers at the Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC) will be introducing you to the subject in this webinar (along with some other details that could be helpful).

Hosted by: Queen's University International Centre

Incoming international students View the recording
Arriving 

Financing Your Education: OSAP 

Looking to find out more about financing your education? Hear from Student Awards staff on everything you need to know about the Ontario Student Assistance Program. 

Hosted by: Student Awards

Incoming students from Ontario View the recording
Arriving

Get to Know QUIC 

Are you an international student? Learn about the programs and services available for students at the Queen's University International Centre. 

Hosted by: Queen's University International Centre (QUIC)

Incoming international students  View the recording
Arriving

What You Should Know About Move In Day 

Move-in day is almost here! This webinar is all about what you need to know about move-in day - when to arrive, what you should know, and how to prepare for the big day. 

Hosted by: Queen's Residence

Incoming residence students View the recording

Living 

Residence at Queen's  

First-year students are guaranteed a spot in residence as long as they meet the application deadline. Learn more about residence and the application process. 

Hosted by: Queen's Residence 

Incoming residence students View the recording
Living

Welcome to the Castle 

This webinar will cover pre-departure information (including immigration), travelling to the BISC, orientation, and castle life, ensuring that incoming BISC students are fully prepared for September!

Hosted by: Bader International Study Centre (BISC) 

Incoming BISC Students  View the recording
Living

Living Off Campus in First Year 

Living off campus in first year? You'll feel right at home at Queen's during orientation and throughout the year. Hear from upper year students about the FYNIR life at Queen's. 

Hosted by: First Years Not In Residence (FYNIRs) 

All incoming students living off-campus View the recording
Living

Life in Residence 

Living in residence? Wondering about your new home away from home? We'll talk about what to bring, what not to bring, and what life is really like in residence at Queen's. 

Hosted by: Queen's Residence 

All incoming students living in residence View the recording
Staying Healthy

Athletics & Recreation at Queen's 

Want to stay fit and have fun next year? Hear all about the ARC, find out about how you get involved in intramurals, and get info on attending Varsity games. 

Hosted by: Athletics and Recreation

All incoming students View the recording
Staying Healthy

Be Well: Health Resources on Campus 

In this webinar the Health Promotion team will show you how making healthy choices on campus can be easy. Hear about the health resources available to you as a student.

Hosted by: Student Wellness Services 

All incoming students View the recording
Studying 

Academic Accommodation at Queen's 

Queen's Student Accessibility Services works with members of the Queen's community to ensure that the university and its programs are accessible to students with disabilities. Learn about how they can support your successful transition to university. 

Hosted by: Student Wellness Services 

All incoming students  Recording Unavailable
Studying

BISC Course Registration 

Learn about the course registration process, how to decide on which courses to take at the BISC, and how the experiential learning opportunities are integrated into your academic studies. This webinar may be particularly helpful to BISC students who are not able to attend the SOAR program in Kingston. 

Hosted by: Bader International Study Centre (BISC) 

Incoming BISC​ Students

View the recording
Studying

Arts and Science Course Registration  

Learn more about the course registration process, SOLUS, and how to decide which courses to take.

Hosted by: Faculty of Arts & Science

Incoming Arts and Science Students  View the Facebook Live recording
Studying

Welcome to Con-Ed at Queen's

Hear all about the program and what you can expect in the first few weeks as a Concurrent Education student.

Hosted by: Queen's Faculty of Education

Incoming Concurrent Education students View the recording
Studying

Welcome to Queen's Nursing 

The Associate Director, Undergraduate Programs wishes to welcome you to the School of Nursing and discuss what to expect in the first few weeks of the program. 

Hosted by: Queen's School of Nursing

Incoming Nursing students View the recording
Studying

From High School to University: The Academic Transition 

You've heard that university is different from high school, but aren't quite sure what that means? Join us to learn about the key differences, what to expect, and how you can properly prepare and start the school year strong. 

Hosted by: Student Academic Success Services (SASS)

All incoming students View the recording
Studying

Queen's Engineering Excel Word Assignment Q&A 

Are you an Engineering student with questions about the Excel Word Assignment that aren't covered in the tutorials? Are you stuck and need some help to be pointed in the right direction? Bring your questions to the Q&A webinar.

Hosted by: Queen's Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Incoming Engineering students View the recording
Thriving

Orientation & Beyond: Getting Involved  

Orientation is a great time to get to know Queen's and make friends! Even after orientation ends, there are countless ways to get involved on campus. Hear from Queen's students about orientation and opportunities for involvement.

Hosted by: The Student Experience Office and the Alma Mater Society (AMS)

All incoming students View the recording
Thriving

Aboriginal Student Guide to Life on Campus 

The Four Directions Aboriginal Centre strives to be a home away from home for Indigenous students and a site of information and support for the broader Queen's community. Learn about the supports and services available there. 

Hosted by: Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre

All incoming Aboriginal students View the recording
Thriving

Supporting Personal, Academic and Social Adjustment to Studying Abroad

Studying abroad can be an exciting time personally, academically and socially. The experience of studying in a new environment can be both exciting and challenging, but it can sometimes also be a little overwhelming and stressful. International students and their parents/guests are invited to a webinar on some key issues that students often face and to learn about strategies and resources to promote a positive experience.

Incoming international students View the recording
Thriving

Top 10 Tips for a Successful First Year 

Hear the top 10 tips for a successful first year from upper year Queen's students. This is a great chance to ask any questions you have before starting in the Fall! 

Hosted by: The Student Experience Office 

All incoming students View the recording