Student Experience Office

Student Experience Office


Student Experience Office

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Important Dates - International Experiences

August 2018

Applications Open: Wednesday, August 1, 2018

September 2018

Information Session: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 5:30 – 6:30pm (location TBD)

Please note: Information Sessions are an opportunity to learn more about Queen’s Cares, its locations, cost, and financial support available and to have your questions answered. These are not mandatory sessions.

October 2018

Information Session: Thursday, October 11, 2018 5:30 – 6:30 pm (location TBD)

Application Deadline: Sunday, October 28, 2018 4:00pm

November 2018

Offers of Acceptance Sent: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Full Queen’s Cares payments and confirmation of Offer of Acceptance due: Thursday, November 15, 2018

Logistical Meetings (choose one): Monday November 19th and Thursday November 22nd, 2019 6:00-8:00pm  (location TBD)

January 2019

Pre-Departure Session #1: Saturday, January 19, 2019 (time and location TBD)

Pre-Departure workshops are designed to prepare participants for their Queen’s Cares experience, while providing a venue and opportunity for team building within your Queen’s Cares group. Participants will enjoy various presentations, strengthen facilitation skills, learn about critical thinking and intercultural competence, and dialogue with their peers about their hopes and fears regarding their experience. These workshops are a great way to get to know your teammates, ask questions about your experience, and begin to learn about the culture and community in which you are about to be immersed.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Attendance at the Pre-Departure Workshops are mandatory. 

February 2019

Pre-Departure Session #2: Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 (time and location TBD)

Reading Week Experience: February 15th /16th – 24th , 2019

March 2019

Post-Experience Debrief and Showcase Planning Sessions (drop-in): February 27th, March 1st, and March 4th (location and times TBD)

Queen’s Cares Showcase: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 5:30pm-7:30pm in Agnes Atrium