Student Experience Office

Student Experience Office


Student Experience Office

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Important Dates - Local Experiences

August 2018

Applications Open: Wednesday, August 1, 2018

October 2018

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

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

November 2018

Offers Sent: Friday, November 7, 2018

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

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

January 2019

Orientation Session #1: Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm

(Orientation 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 sessions are a great way to get to know your teammates, ask questions about your experience, and begin to learn about the organization and community in which you are about to be working with.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Attendance at the Orientation Sessions are mandatory. 

February 2019

Orientation Session #2: Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm

Reading Week Experience: February 19 - 22, 2019

March 2019

Post-Experience Debrief and Showcase Planning Sessions (drop-in): February 27th, March 1st, and March 4th, 2019

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