Department of Global Development Studies


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International Students

International Members of the Queen's Community 

The Queen's University International Centre (QUIC) supports all members of the Queen's community and through its activities promotes an internationally informed and cross-culturally sensitive learning environment.

  • Exchange Students
  • Undergraduate Students
  • Graduate Students
  • Students who are here with their families.

Whenever you arrive at Queen's, QUIC will be happy to provide you with information and support to assist in your transition to Queen's, Kingston and Canada. Please be sure to visit QUIC on the main floor of the John Deutsch University Centre (JDUC) when you have the opportunity.

The University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) is mandatory for all international members of the Queen's Community. You will be required to complete your enrollment in the plan before you can register for your courses. For more information, please visit QUIC: Health Insurance and Care.

For upcoming events, please check the Queen's calendar at

We hope that the rest of your preparations go smoothly and we look forward to meeting you here at Queen's.