March Break Open House

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Come find out more about your community-to-be. Explore your learning spaces, talk to your professors, hear from current students and get a feel for how awesome Kingston is to live in.

All 30 of our Arts and Science undergraduate departments will have professors and students to talk to. Most importantly Fall Preview will give you a feel of what it will be like to sit in our classrooms - participate in a tour, a living lecture or hands-on demonstration. The day is free - so what are you waiting for?!

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Arts and Science Academic Fair & Departmental Showcase

9am - 2pm
BioSciences Complex

Meet students and professors from the following departments: Fine Art, Film and Media, School of Drama and Music, Art History, Classics, English, Philosophy, Religious Studies, French Studies, Languages Literatures and Cultures, Gender Studies, History, Linguistics, Sociology, Psychology, Geography and Planning, Geology, Environmental Studies, Global Development Studies, Health Studies, Music Theatre, Kinesiology, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics, Political Studies, School of Computing, Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, and Economics.

Joining the Arts and Science Academic Fair will be School of Graduate Studies, School of Medicine, Faculty of Education (including Concurrent Education), the Bader International Study Centre (our Castle in England), International Projects Office, Smith School of Business Certificate in Business program, Enrichment Studies Unit, and the Faculty of Law.

Arts and Science Advising
9:00am-2:30pm
BioSciences Complex
Drop in and speak with our Arts and Science Academic Advisors to learn more about Arts and Science academics, choosing a major and what your path at Queen’s might be.

Tours and Demonstrations

Ontario Hall Tours
Fine Art (Visual Art)
Ontario Hall
9:00am-2:00pm
Join Fine Art (Visual Art) in tours of the spaces and studios within Ontario Hall.

BioMedical Plan Demos
School of Computing
BioSciences Atrium
9:00am-2:00pm
Visit the School of Computing's booth in the BioSciences Atrium to see demos throughout the day for their BioMedical Plan.

Life Sciences and Biochemistry
Med School Tours
New Medical Building
9:00am-2:00pm
Tours of the New Medical Building, led by Life Sciences students. Meet in the atrium of the New Medical Building.

Chemistry Lab Tours
Chemistry
Chernoff Hall
10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm
Take an inside look at the amazing chemistry labs and their equipment in Chernoff Hall. 

Law School Tours
Faculty of Law
MacDonald Hall
10:00am and 1:00pm
Join the Faculty of Law in tours around their building. 

Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts Tours
Dan School of Drama and Music and Film and Media
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts
11:20am and 1:00pm
Take a look inside this one of a kind building. Step inside the Concert and Rehersal Hall as well as the Film Studio and Screening Room. 

Info Sessions & Panel Presentations

*all presentations are 30 minutes.

Arts and Science Advising
9:00am-2:00pm
BioSciences Atrium
Drop in and speak with our Arts and Science Academic Advisors to learn more about Arts and Science academics, choosing a major and what your path at Queen’s might be.

Arts and Science 101
9:30am, 10:30am, 2:30pm
BioSciences Auditorium (Room 1101)
Wondering what your first year would be like as a Queen’s Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science student? Attend this session and learn more about the Queen’s approach to Arts and Science and why we think it’s a great choice for you. 

International Opportunities with Arts and Science
11:30am
BioSciences Room 1103
Join the International Programs Office for an information session on how to internationalize your degree. Staff will highlight the options available to undergraduate students around logistics and academic planning;  programs; funding opportunities; plus Queen’s resources in place to assist students. Maximize your degree with this exciting option and don’t miss this session.

Con-Ed Student Panel
12:15pm-1:00pm
BioSciences Auditorium (Room 1101)
Wondering what life would be like as a Queen’s Concurrent Education student? Attend this session and learn about the program structure, and hear from Queen’s Con-Ed students about their experiences!

Path to Law School
12:00pm
MacDonald Hall Room 201
Interested in learning more about law school? Join the Faculty of Law to learn how to prepare yourself to be on the path to law school.

What you want to know about Grad School
12:30pm
BioSciences Room 1103
Want to know what graduate studies is?  Here is your chance to find out about graduate programs at Queen’s under the School of Graduate Studies. How you can prepare during your undergrad degree, how to find out about our many programs and how to apply!

Life of an Arts and Science Student
1:00pm
BioSciences Room 1102
A student panel discussing life as a first year student in Arts and Science with lots of opportunity for asking questions.

Get Paid to Learn with an Internship
2:00pm
BioSciences Room 1103
Learn how to make the most of your Arts and Science degree by adding an internship into the mix. 

Living Lectures & Prof Talks

Sit in the seats, meet the professors and students, be a Queen's student - today.
*all presentations are 30 minutes.

Byron, Southey, and a Nineteenth-Century Rap Battle
10:30am
BioSciences Room 1103
English Language and Literature
Emma Peacocke

Screens and the World: Film and Media Studies and Production in the 21st Century
10:30am
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, Room 222
Film and Media
Scott Mackenzie

Green Tea and Brown Moths: Insect evolution and the export of tea
11:00am
BioSciences Room 1102
Biology
Bill Nelson

The Human Body and What You’ll learn in Life Sciences
11:30am, 1:30pm
BioSciences Auditorium
Life Sciences & Biochemistry
Dr. Michael D. Kawaja

The Expansion of Christianity in the Roman Empire
12:00pm
BioSciences Room 1102
Religious Studies
Dr. Richard Ascough

Finding the Right Notes - Inside a Composer's Mind
12:30pm
Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, Room 222
Dan School of Drama and Music
Professor John Burge