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International students receive a warm winter welcome

Hundreds of international students from around the world arrive at Queen's for winter term.

[QUIC campus winter tour]
Leia Johnson, a third-year health studies student and a volunteer at the Queen's University International Centre, gives newly-arrived international students a tour of campus on Thursday, Jan. 3. (University Communications)

It’s the beginning of a new academic adventure as close to 400 international students have arrived at Queen’s for the winter term.

From Norway to China, Chile to Germany, these students come from all over the world to study at Queen’s.

Starting Jan. 2 the Queen's University International Centre (QUIC) has been welcoming newly-arriving international students with its International Welcome and Orientation activities, including campus walks, social events, and information packages presented by QUIC leaders. QUIC has recently moved to the newly-opened Mitchell Hall and now offers new facilities to support student experience.

QUIC activities continue throughout the winter term in collaboration with various Division of Student Affairs and faculty units, including advising, information sessions, learning workshops, drop-in assistance, the QUIC English Conversation Program, intercultural training, day trips and movie nights, as well as World Link cultural events and socials.

Find out more about these events on the QUIC website.