State-of-the-art learning and research facilities are a key ingredient for delivery of high quality programs. Here are just some of the spaces you will find at Queen's:

Interactive Learning Spaces at Queen's University

Biosciences Complex
Home to the Biology Department, and the School of Environmental Studies, the Biosciences Complex provides faculty, researchers, and students with sophisticated equipment and high-tech laboratories. It also houses a leading-edge Phytotron, including six research-quality greenhouses and 26 plant growth chambers.

Chernoff Hall
Chernoff Hall has more than 14,000 square metres of space - 5,000 of which is devoted to labs - and is occupied by the Department of Chemistry.

Herstmonceux Castle
Located in the countryside of East Sussex, England, the Castle is home to the Bader College - a home-away-from-home for students from all over the world who go there to share an unparalleled experience characterized by small class sizes, integrated hands-on field studies, and a diverse faculty and student population.

Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts
Opening in September 2014, the Isabel will include a 566-seat performance hall, rehearsal hall, sound studio and recording facilities, exhibition space, art gallery, and film screening room. The Dan School of Drama and Music, Department of Film and Media, and Bachelor of Fine Art Program will share state-of-the-art teaching, performance and exhibition spaces.

Biological Station (QUBS)
Located 50 km north of Kingston, QUBS covers more than 3000 hectares of land. The main facility consists of 32 buildings, including a library, 12 separate laboratory areas, an aquarium house, and accommodations.

The Queen's Observatory houses a 16-inch reflecting telescope for students studying physics and astronomy.

The Phytotron is a climate-controlled greenhouse that facilitates research in biology.

High Performance Computing Virtual Laboratory (HPCVL)
The HPCVL is a cluster of fast and powerful Sun computers at five Ontario universities and two colleges, including Queen's University.

Sudbury Neutrino Observatory / SNOLAB
Sudbury Neutrino Observatory is an underground science laboratory specializing in neutrino and dark matter physics situated 2 km below the surface in a mine near Sudbury, Ontario. SNOLAB is an expansion of the existing facilities constructed for the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory solar neutrino experiment.

Art Gallery: Agnes Etherington Art Centre
The Agnes Etherington Art Centre is the largest gallery in Kingston and features a range of contemporary and historical exhibitions throughout the year.

Art Gallery: Union Gallery 
Centrally located on campus in the Stauffer Library, the Union Gallery, established in 1994, is committed to increasing awareness and appreciation of contemporary arts.


The Learning Commons at Queen's University

Human Media Lab
Opened in May 2012, the Human Media Lab is a futuristic space, designed to inspire students through a creative and flexible workplace environment. It also serves as an interactive playground, allowing students to hack and experiment with the architecture and space as a user interface.

The Learning Commons
Queen's Learning Commons is both a hub of academic support services and a meeting place in Stauffer Library.

Stauffer Library
Located in a five-storey building, Stauffer Library is the largest library on campus, with room for approximately 1.5 million volumes, six kilometres of bookstacks, and study and research space for more than 1,200 students.

Innovation Park
Innovation Park is a facility where academic, industrial, and government researchers cultivate ideas, identify and transform important technological discoveries and, with the aid of commercialization and market development experts, propel innovations into the marketplace.

ASUS Red Room
A study lounge in Kingston Hall that is open five days a week and also available for booking.


Food at Queen's University

First Year Residence Meal Plans

If you are a first year student living in residence, your meal plan is included in your first year residence fees. All you have to do is choose the plan that is best suited to your personal eating habits: the Weekly 18 or the Annual 384*.

Meal Plans, Menus and Dining Locations on Campus