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Cultural Supports

Cross-Cultural Counselling

The Cross-Cultural Counsellor works with the Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC) to provide support and guidance for international students. The Cross-Cultural Counsellor is on staff at Student Wellness Services and can assist with issues related to adjusting to university life in Canada, provide information sessions, and offer confidential one-on-one counselling.

Contact Queen’s Cross-Cultural Counsellor:
Dr. Arunima Khanna
613-533-6000 ext. 75774
7ak1@queensu.ca

International Centre

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Queen's University International Centre (QUIC) promotes an internationally informed and cross-culturally sensitive learning environment. QUIC offers comprehensive support resources, social activities, and advising services to international students, as well as cultural training resources for all students, staff, and faculty.

Student Cultural Clubs

Our student clubs enhance what you learn in the classroom – and give you the chance to embrace your passions. Queen’s has a variety of student run clubs that are dedicated to celebrating religious and cultural identities. Examples of student-run cultural clubs include:

  • African Caribbean Students Association
  • Armenian Student Association of Queen’s
  • Asian Cooking Club
  • Campus Association for Bahai Studies
  • Cantonese Debating Society
  • Chinese Students Association
  • Club Francophone
  • Great Panda Society
  • Hellenic Students Association
  • Indian Students Association
  • International Food Appreciation Team
  • Iranian Students Association of Queen’s University
  • Irish Club
  • Japanese Relations at Queen’s
  • Korean in Canada
  • Korean Society of Queen’s
  • Native Students Association
  • Pakistani Students Association
  • Philippine Cultural Association
  • Polish Students Association
  • Queen’s Hillel
  • Queen's University Muslim Students' Association
  • South Asian Club
  • Taiwanese Students Association
  • South Asian Association
  • South East Asian Club
  • Spanish and Latin American Students Association (SALSA)
  • Synergy
  • Tamil Students Association
  • United Chinese Students Association
  • Vietnamese Students Association

For more ways to enhance your global perspective, improve your cross-cultural competence, and explore your passions:

 Search the Student Clubs Directory

  • Participants on stage at the 2018 ACSA Culture Show
    The African and Caribbean Students' Association (ACSA) Culture Show is an annual event that celebrates culture, identity, and self-expression.
  • KAIROS Blanket Exercise - Indigenous Awareness Week 2017
    Queen’s Native Student Association hosted a KAIROS blanket exercise as part of Indigenous Awareness Week 2017
  • dancers at the 2017 QISA Formal
    Queen's Indian Students Association (QISA) 2017 Formal. The QISA is one of the largest and longest-serving AMS-affiliated cultural associations at Queen’s.
  • Performers on stage at Chinese New Year 2017
    The Lunar New Year is celebrated each year with a formal event which includes authentic Chinese food and performances.
  • Father and daughter at QBSA Mother Language Day 2016
    Queen's Bangladeshi Students Association hosted a QBSA Mother Language Day event in 2016 with dinner, music, and dance.