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Orientation concludes with weekend events

  • Students at Ontario Hall
    A group of first-year students get their photo taken at Ontario Hall shortly after they received their tams. (Photo by Bernard Clark / Queen's University)
  • Weekend orientation students
    An orientation leader reconnects with her first-year students as orientation events restarted over the weekend. (Photo by Bernard Clark / Queen's University)
  • A group of first-year Arts and Science students get their photo taken with their orientation leaders.
    A group of first-year Arts and Science students get their photo taken with their orientation leaders. (Photo by Bernard Clark / Queen's University)
  • First-year students from the Faculty of Arts and Science receive their tams
    First-year students from the Faculty of Arts and Science fill Grant Hall as they receive their tams, a Queen's University tradition. (Photo by Bernard Clark / Queen's University)
  • First-year students from the Faculty of Arts and Science do the Oil Thigh
    First-year students from the Faculty of Arts and Science and their orientation leaders perform the Oil Thigh. (Photo by Bernard Clark / Queen's University)
  • Members of Queen's Bands perform outside Grant Hall
    Members of Queen's Bands perform outside Grant Hall for incoming first-year students. (Photo by Bernard Clark / Queen's University)

Following their first two days of classes, Queen’s University’s Class of 2023 took part in their final orientation week events over the weekend.

A number of orientation activities were held Friday evening and throughout the weekend, including a special concert, tours of the Athletics and Recreation Centre and Stauffer Library, while the students also received their tams, traditional Scottish-style hats that are handed out to all first-year undergraduate students at Queen’s.

Other events included a Conflict Management Workshop and Academic Skills Workshops run by Peer Learning Assistants from Student Academic Success Services.

Sunday also marked Welcome to Kingston Day, the official orientation to the Kingston campus for students who spent their first year studying at the Bader International Study Centre.

Learn more about the Class of 2023.