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Orientation an introduction to life at Queen’s

Orientation Week activities continue with classes beginning on Thursday, Sept. 5

  • Newly-arrived first-year students at Queen's University walk around campus during the Orientation Parade. (Photo by Bernard Clark / University Communications)
  • Con-Ed students
    Concurrent Education orientation leaders, painted silver, lead first-year students during the beginning of their faculty orientation activities. (Photo by Bernard Clark / University Communications)
  • Commerce students
    Incoming students of the Commerce program at Smith School of Business gather outside Goodes Hall for the start of their orientation. (Photo by Bernard Clark / University Communications)
  • Nursing students orientation
    Students from the School of Nursing gather for a photo as they start their orientation on Monday, Sept. 2. (Photo by Bernard Clark / University Communications)
  • Engineering students in purple shirts
    First-year students from the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science gather outside of Grant Hall as they prepare for orientation. (Photo by Bernard Clark / University Communications)
  • School of Computing students
    Incoming students from the School of Computing talk over lunch at Ban Righ Hall. (Photo by Bernard Clark / University Communications)
  • Newt Orientation
    New, Exchanges, Worldly and Transfer students, or NEWTS, practice their dance moves on the lawn beside Theological Hall. (Photo by Bernard Clark / University Communications)
  • ArtSci Olympics
    First-year Faculty of Arts and Science students took part in the ArtSci Olympics, hosted at Tindall Field on Monday, Sept. 2. (Photo by Garrett Elliott / University Communications)

Incoming first-year students at Queen’s are being introduced to university life during Orientation Week – Aug. 31-Sept. 4, with more events scheduled Sept. 7-8.

Classes begin on Thursday, Sept. 5.

First-year students transitioned from University Orientation to Faculty Orientation, where they connect with their peers and colleagues from the same programs. Faculties and programs can be identified by the colour of their shirts.