March Break Open House

Saturday, March 11, 2017

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
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

Kinesiology and Health Studies
School of Kinesiology and Health Studies Building, 28 Division St, 2nd floor
Visit the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies Open House. At the Open House, you will see live demonstrations of Kinesiology lab courses, tour the Revved Up facility where students in Kinesiology and Health Studies run exercise programs for people with disabilities, and meet students who will tell you about their programs and extracurricular opportunities.

Law School Tours (Faculty of Law)
Meet the law school admissions and recruiting team and see what Law is all about. Meet in the Atrium of Macdonald Hall
10:00am, 1:30pm

Art Studio Tours (Fine Art)
Student-led tours through the studios, see current work and meet Professors in Ontario Hall. Drop in anytime between 10am-2pm.

9:20am, 9:40am, 10:50am, 11:15am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm
Come see the beautiful chemistry labs in Chernoff Hall.

GIS (Geographic Information System) Lab Tours
Come to the lab in Macintosh-Corry Hall, Room E223 for a student and prof lead tour.

Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts (Film and Media)
Come see our beautiful waterfront performing arts centre and home for the Department of Film and Media. See student films in the screening room or try out the green screen in the production studio room.
**Shuttle available from main campus to the Isabel

Med School Tours (Life Sciences and Biochemistry)
Meet in the atrium of the New Medical Building anytime during the tour slot and students from Life Sciences and Biochemistry will tour you around and answer your questions.

Info Sessions & Panel Presentations

*all presentations are 30 minutes.

Arts and Science Advising
BioSciences Complex 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, 11:00am, 2:30pm
BioSciences Complex
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.

Life of an Arts and Science Student
12:00pm, 2:00pm
BioSciences Complex
A student panel discussing life as a first year student in Arts and Science with lots of opportunity for asking questions.

Path to Law School
BioSciences Complex
Talk to the recruitment and admissions team, along with law students, about your path to get from undergrad to law school.

Path to Business for Arts and Science Students
Learn about the Smith School of Business Certificate in Business option for Arts and Science students. A great way to get two creditentials on your transcript and make you more competitive upon graduation.

ConEd Student Panel
12:15pm (this session is 45 minutes long)
BioSciences Complex
Come hear what life as an Arts and Science ConEddie is really like.

Path to Grad School
Talk to the recruitment officer for Grad School to learn about what undergrad programs are right for you and your path to Grad School. Also learn about accelerated options that combine your undergrad and grad programs.

Get Paid to Learn with an Internship
Talk to the internship advisor about our 12-16 month, paid internship option for all Arts and Science students.

Living Lectures & Prof Talks

There is Chemistry Between Us
A sample, 2nd year Chemistry course.

Islamic State: A Religious Studies Perspective
School of Religion
Dr. William Morrow

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

From Fascism to Trumpism - A Cultural Perspective
Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Dr. David Pugh