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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.


Round-Table Discussion and Tri-Awards Celebration - Human Rights and Equity Office

Join us March 19, 2019!

Please join us on March 19th, 2019 for the Round-Table Discussion and Tri-Awards Celebration. At this event you will hear from Queen's community members who will be discussing the future of higher education and Queen's University in particular. 

Centered on the principles of reimaging and dreaming for the future, this round-table discussion is your opportunity to contribute to conversations on diversity and inclusion at Queen's University.    


Communication 101- Bridging the Gap Workshop: DeafBlind Ontario Services

DeafBlind Ontario Services presents: Communication 101- Bridging the Gap Workshop March 19, 2019

This unique workshop provides learning opportunities for organizations or individuals who are looking to expand their knowledge and understanding of individuals with a sensory loss and communication need.

This interactive workshop will address:

  • Sensory loss - Characteristics and Implications
  • Total Communication Approach
  • Introduction to sign language
  • Interactive Sensory Loss Simulations (Signed Exact English)
  • Communication Systems