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

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 Sent: Friday, November 7, 2018

Full Queen’s Cares Payments and Offer Acceptance Due: Thursday, November 15, 2018

Logistics Meetings (choose one): Monday, November 19 and Thursday November 22, 2018 6:00 – 8:00pm (location TBD)

January 2019

Orientation Session #1: Saturday, January 26, 2019 (time and location TBD)

(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 (time and location TBD)

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 (location and times TBD)

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