Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons

Professional Development

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The schedule for Winter 2021 is being finalized. Confirmed workshops are listed below. Information on how to register for each workshop will be provided (if not via our Expanding Horizons system).

Don't forget you can register for the Mitacs Online workshops!

You may also want to take a look at some of the online resources and webinars from Student Academic Success Services, Career Services and the Centre for Teaching & Learning.


Summer-Fall Terms 2021

Confirmed Workshops (more to come)

August 2021

Effective Communication with your Supervisor

Who: Dr. Arunima Khanna (Student Wellness) and Dr. Christopher DeLuca (SGS)
When: Tuesday 17th August, 2021
Time: 2:00pm;- 4:00 pm
Where: Online
Workshop Description: Effective Communication with your Supervisor (PDF, 379 KB)

Tips on Applying for Scholarships - NSERC

Who: Dr Nick Mosey (FAS)
When: Thursday 19 August, 2021
Time: 11:00am - 12:00 pm
Where: Online
Workshop Description: This session will provide information about what makes an application stand out, what sells and what doesn’t, and how best to present your research

Jump Start Your Career

Who: Miguel Hahn (Career Services) & Dr Tara MacDonald (SGS)
When: Tuesday 24 August, 2021
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Where: Online
Workshop Description: Learn how to deal with the Top Four Career Challenges faced by grad students. In this session, you will learn about graduate career pathways and helpful resources, as well as get started on an action plan to integrate career development with your academic studies from the beginning of your program.

Mitacs Workshops (can be done online at any time)

  • Communicating your Research
  • Managing Project Timelines
  • Practical Tips for Growing your Network
  • Time Management
  • Writing Effective Emails
  • Writing Strategic Business Reports


Queen’s is committed to an inclusive campus community with accessible goods, services, and facilities that respect the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities. The School of Graduate Studies, Expanding Horizons workshop series is available in an accessible format or with appropriate communication supports upon request.

Please contact Colette Steer in the SGS office in one of the following ways: Email: steerc@queensu.ca Phone: ext. 78776 In person: 74 Union Street, Gordon Hall, Room 425