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Your global alumni network: November 2019

Your global alumni network: November 2019

Upcoming events

London, U.K.
The London Branch invites all alumni to go curling in December.

Join the Boston Branch for its annual curling funspiel on March 2. No experience necessary! Friends and family are welcome.

Queen’s Model Parliament hosts a reception for all Queen’s alumni on Jan. 23 at the National Gallery.

London, Ont.
On Dec. 9, we’re going to the theatre! A limited number of discounted tickets are available for a special pre-event and a holiday presentation of A Christmas Carol.

You won’t want to miss out on this festive celebration! Join the Calgary Branch on Dec. 1 for its traditional wine and cheese reception at the New Calgary Central Library.

Find more events: events.queensu.ca

[photo of Lise Doucet by Greg Allen]
Photo: Greg Allen

The London, U.K. Branch welcomed a sold-out crowd on Oct. 3 for Lyse Doucet’s talk to alumni. Ms. Doucet, Artsci’80, LLD’15, the BBC’s chief international correspondent (above), talked about her work reporting on conflict inthe Middle East as well as the many unexpected Queen’s connections she has made while travelling the world for her job.

Follow the Gaels

With the winter comes a whole new group of Gaels teams to follow as they hit the road:

  • Women’s basketball
  • Men’s basketball
  • Women’s volleyball
  • Men’s volleyball
  • Women’s hockey
  • Men’s hockey

Full schedules can be found at gogaelsgo.com.

Submit a nomination

2019 John B. Stirling Montreal Medal

Presented biennially by the Montreal ranch to a “maker of Queen’s,” rewarding meritorious contributions to the honour of the university. Deadline for nominations is Dec. 7.

2019 Johnson Award

Presented biennially by the Calgary Branch to a Queen’s graduate who has made lifetime contributions to Queen’s University, the alumni association, and the Calgary community. Deadline for nominations is Feb. 15.

Visit queensu.ca/alumni/awards to find the awards listed above. The award’s individual page will contain a link to the nomination form.

Queen’s-St Andrews exchange turns 70

2018 marks the 70th year of undergraduate exchange between Queen’s University and the University of St Andrews in Scotland.

The International Programs Office is interested in hearing from former Queen’s students who participated in this exchange program. Email ipo@queensu.ca to let us know about your St Andrews experience.

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