Student Experience Office

Student Experience Office
Student Experience Office

Important Dates - International Experiences

August 2018

Applications Open: Wednesday, August 1, 2018

October 2018

Information Sessions: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM and Monday, October 22, 2018 from 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

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.

Application Deadline: Sunday, October 28, 2018 4:00pm (EXTENSION - Applications open until filled!)

November 2018

Offers of Acceptance Sent: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Logistical Meetings (choose one): Tuesday November 20th, Thursday November 22nd, Tuesday November 4th or Thursday November 6th at 2:00pm

First half of Queen’s Cares payment (non-refundable) and confirmation of Offer of Acceptance due: Friday, December 7th, 2018

January 2019

Second half of Queen’s Cares payment due: Friday, January 11th, 2019

Pre-Departure Session #1: Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm

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 from 10:00am to 4:00pm

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

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