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Accessibility Cafe with the CNIB - Myth-busting Vision Loss at Work : March 10, 2021

Join us for an Accessibility Cafe!

C.N.I.B. Foundation - Myth Busting Vision Loss at Work

Join the Queen's Human Rights and Equity Office for an Accessibility Cafe with the CNIB on Myth-busting Vision Loss at Work!  Are you considering hiring someone with sight loss?  Do you want to know how to better serve visually impaired individuals? Join us for a presentation and Q&A where we'll bust some myths about sight loss and teach you more about how to support accessibility in the workplace.

When: Wed, March 10th, 2021, 11:30am - 1:00pm EST

Where: via Zoom


Accessibility Cafe - Nov 27, 2019

Accessibility Cafe

door opener with open doorsJoin us for a presentation & discussion on:

  • Accessibility features for the new proposed Queen’s Residence
  • Accessibility Discussion – What are your big accessibility ideas for the campus?

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, November 27th, 11:30AM – 1:30PM

  • Sign-in: 11:45-12:00PM
  • Presentation & Discussion: 12:00 – 1:00PM

WHERE: Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 202



Tri-Award Nominations!

Nominations Now Open - Deadline January 13, 2020!

Human Rights and Equity Office logoNominations for this year’s Tri-awards are open. Each year the Human Rights and Equity Office honours individual and group accomplishments in the areas of employment equity, accessibility and human rights.


ITS Workshop: Introduction to WebPublish - Oct 10 and Nov 13 2019

ITS Workshop: Introduction to WebPublish

This introductory workshop offers you the opportunity to learn the basics of WebPublish, using a training website to participate in hands-on activities. In order to support high demand for WebPublish training, an additional session has been scheduled for Wednesday, November 13th, 2019. Please see below for more information.


Thursday, October 10, 2019, 9.30 – 11.30 am (FULL, wait-list only) AND Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 9.30 – 11.30 am 

Location:  Jeffery Hall, 156 Computer Lab


Mental Health Service Empower Me Comes to Queen’s - available as of Sept. 1, 2019

Empower Me - Mental Health Resources

Starting September 1, 2019, all students at Queen’s University will have access to Empower Me, a holistic mental health and wellness service that seeks to enhance the resilience of the student community by supplementing existing on-campus resources.

As part of their ongoing commitment to support the mental health of students, the Alma Mater Society (AMS) has partnered with the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) and University administration to bring Empower Me to Queen’s. It has already been successfully implemented at several other universities and colleges across Canada.


Identifying and Responding to Students in Distress (IRSD) -  August 8, 2019

Identifying and Responding to Students in Distress (IRSD) -  August 8, 2019

This session provides information about the mental health and mental illness model. The purpose of this session is to learn how to recognize concerning behaviours among students and how to respond with particular emphasis on someone in immediate d distress and/or in crisis. Participants will gain practical tips on what to say and what to do in order to connect someone with the appropriate resources available both on and off campus.