School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
School of Graduate Studies

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Resources for Living Well and Staying Well in Grad School

Advanced study and research is demanding, but graduate school also requires you to juggle a variety of responsibilities and commitments that can create an abundance of logistical challenges to make your studies work. Managing and balancing life in grad school takes planning and support. These pages offer advice and information to help with the balancing act.


Staying Well

Staying Well

Your personal health and well-being are important and should be a priority. Here you'll find supports and resources to stay well, including how to find a doctor, counselling services, health insurance, medical leave and much more.

Recreation and Entertainment

Recreation and Entertainment

Balance your academic work with time for entertainment and recreation. Many on- and off-campus opportunities can be found here. From joining an athletic club or taking in a musical performance, there are many options!

Moving to and Living in Kingston

Moving to and Living in Kingston

Moving to a new city as well as starting graduate school can be a challenge. The resources found here are intended to help ease the transition, whether financial planning, housing, or getting around Kingston.

Students with Families

Students with Families

Balancing graduate school and a family has its own unique challenges. The resources found here are intended to address your needs, including information on schools, support for parents, and family-friendly activities.

Academic and Professional Resources and Support

Academic and Professional Resources and Support

Visit the Expanding Horizons website for information on the popular SGS workshop series and other opportunities and resources for your professional and academic development.

Events

Events

Make the most of your time at Queen's! This page will direct you to the School of Graduate Studies events calendar where you'll find information on upcoming opportunities to network and join in campus events.