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Queen's Alumni Review: Ad Dimensions and Schedule

Established in 1927, the Queen's Alumni Review (QAR) is the magazine of the Queen's University Alumni Association. It is published quarterly, and is distributed to alumni, friends of the university, and campus departments.

Circulation: 130,000  |  Canada: 119,000  |  Local: 19,000

Costs for all advertisements and information regarding Classifieds and Inserts is available upon request.

Display Ads

Ad size Dimensions (w x h)  
Full page (with bleed) trim 8.125” x 10.875” + .125” bleed

thumbnail: full page with bleed

Full page (no bleed) 7.083" x 9.833" thumbnail: full page with border
Half page horizontal 7.083" x 4.472" thumbnail: half page island
1/3 page square 5" x 4.472" thumbnail: 1/3 page square
Vertical banner 1.875" x 9.167" thumbnail: vertical banner
Horizontal banner 7.083" x 2.13" thumbnail: horizontal banner
1/7 page vertical 1.875" x 4.47" thumbnail: 1/7 page vertical
1/7 page horizontal 3.958" x 2.13" thumbnail: 1/7 page horizontal

*Preferred position available, 20% surcharge applies.
Marketplace Display Ads are also available and rates for OBC, IFC, IBC, and foldouts are available on request.

Marketplace Ads

marketplace sample

Ad Size (w x h)
1.875" x 1"
1.875" x 2"
1.875" x 3"
1.875" x 4"
3.958" x 1"
3.958" x 2"
3.958" x 3"
3.958" x 4"

Customized ad spaces may be arranged depending on availability.

2017 Production Schedule

Issue Release Date Booking Deadline Artwork Deadline
QAR 1.17 February 27 January 20 January 30
QAR 2.17 May 29 April 21 May 1
QAR 3.17 August 28 July 21 July 31
QAR 4.17 November 27 October 20 October 30


Please supply print ads in one of the following formats:

  • Adobe Acrobat PDFX1A
  • 300 dpi CMYK TIFF at final size


  • CMYK only (No RGB. No spot colours.)

Queen's reserves the right to refuse advertisements that do not meet professional design standards or content policy.

Payment Methods

Payments may be made by internal account, credit card, or cheque (payable to Queen's University) and are due within 30 days of publication release.


Peter Gillespie
Advertising and Sponsorship Officer
613-533-6000 ext. 75464