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Prospective Undergraduate Student Events

Arts and Science Program Options Webinar- Wednesday, January 26 at 7pm 
In Arts and Science, you have options. You can choose from over 2,600 program combinations and 7,500 courses. Find out about whether you should apply to Arts or Science and take the chance to explore your options while you settle into university life, or if you should apply directly to one of our programs (Fine Art, Computing, Kinesiology and Health Studies, Life Sciences and Biochemistry, Music, and Music Theatre). We know that it’s important for you to find the program option. Whatever you choose, your first year at Queen’s will be a great experience.
 
 
Current Student Panel - Wednesday, February 2 at 4 pm
Hear from some of our students about their goals and how they are going after them by custom designing their Queen's experience - from their program and course choices to hands on learning opportunities, exchanges, extracurriculars, and volunteer and paid work experience. Then you will have a chance to ask us anything!
 
 
Current Student Panel - Wednesday, February 9 at 7 pm
Hear from some of our students about their goals and how they are going after them by custom designing their Queen's experience - from their program and course choices to hands on learning opportunities, exchanges, extracurriculars, and volunteer and paid work experience. Then you will have a chance to ask us anything!
 
 
Current Student Panel - Wednesday, February 16 at 4 pm
Hear from some of our students about their goals and how they are going after them by custom designing their Queen's experience - from their program and course choices to hands-on learning opportunities, exchanges, extracurriculars, and volunteer and paid work experience. Then you will have a chance to ask us anything!
 
 
Current International Student Panel - Wednesday, February 23 at 4pm
Meet with some of our current international students to learn about their transition to Queen’s, hear their stories, and have your questions answered. Our international students are here to help you decide if Queen’s is right for you and to support you as you transition into university life.
 

Prospective Graduate Student Events

Professional Master of Industrial Relations (PMIR) Webinar

Wednesday, January 26 at 12pm
Finally, a professional graduate program that works for you: combine work life and personal life with graduate studies. For busy professionals working in labour relations or human resources management who are looking to advance their career opportunities with a competitive academic credential from Canada’s leading university in the field of employment relations. Elevate your career without overwhelming your life. Learn more about the program, structure and fit by registering for the webinar.
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At Queen’s, Arts and Science is an integrated and unified Faculty with a strong sense of shared purpose and community. We are committed to innovative disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and teaching, and to inspiring curiosity and engaging collaboratively with multiple forms of knowledge that span local and global contexts.

Arts and Science is the largest Faculty at Queen’s University, making up over 60% of the University, and one of a dozen Arts and Science faculties in Canada.

The Faculty of Arts and Science offers, in 32 departments and schools, an extraordinary scope of educational possibilities encompassing the creative arts, languages, humanities, social sciences and physical and natural sciences.

The Faculty of Arts and Science offers multiple pathways to achieving the higher education experience that you desire. From Bachelor’s and Bachelor’s Honours undergraduate programs delivered on campus, to our fully online Bachelor’s programs and certificates and our graduate programs, we have the program you are searching for and a community like no other. 

Whether you are considering applying to the Faculty of Arts and Science, or you already have, we have a number of events available for you to learn more about what our programs have to offer, have your questions answered and help you make a decision about your future.

Interested in learning more about Arts and Science at Queen's from some of our students? Visit our Connect page to meet one on one with one of our student ambassdors. Or, follow the Arts & Science Undergradute Society on Instagram, @queens.you.

Queen's Virtual Tour

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The Faculty of Arts and Science offers a number of 3-year and 4-year Bachelor’s and Bachelor’s Honours programs, though they may be completed over more years. We have over 2,000 program options and our graduation rate is 89.5%, which is the highest among Canadian universities. In addition, over 90% of our graduates are employed within six months following graduation.

The Faculty of Arts and Science is an integral part of the Kingston community, with our beautiful campus nestled by the waterfront and the core of the city, which has been rated one of the best university towns in the world by the BBC.

Our “on-campus” undergraduate students are also able to take Arts and Science Online courses and certificates.

 

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Since Queen’s began offering “extension” courses in 1889, the Faculty of Arts and Science has remained a trailblazer in distance education, offering online courses and programs distinguished by their exceptional quality through Arts and Science Online.

Arts and Science Online offers 6 online degrees, 6 online certificates, and over 120 online courses, which are taken by 1,400+ distance students as well as Queen’s undergraduate students. 

Arts and Science Online students come from all different walks of life, levels of education and countries around the world. Arts & Science Online offers you the ability to complete a Degree or Certificate program from the comfort of your home and on a schedule that fits your lifestyle.

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Queen's is a place where graduate students learn and discover in a close-knit intellectual community. You can share experiences with the world’s best scholars, whether it’s on a campus park bench at Professor’s Walk, at the laboratory or in a coffee house. With the world at your fingertips, excellent funding options and life in the affordable, historic waterfront city of Kingston, Queen's has a great deal to offer. Graduate students come to Queen's to put their ideas in motion, change their lives and the world.

The Faculty of Arts and Science offers over 60 graduate programs, including professional master’s, master’s, and doctoral programs, and is home to over 1,600 graduate students.

The great thing about Grad Studies is that you can continue down the course of study you loved in your undergrad, or you can find a stream that branches off in a different direction.

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Hear from some of our recent alumni about their experiences with Queen's Arts & Science and find out why they chose to join our community!

Sihan Gua
Biochemistry, ArtSci '16

Sean Robinson
Biochemistry and French, ArtSci '13


Norees Gasper
History and Religious Studies, ArtSci '19

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