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Summer Webinar Series

Over the summer, we will be hosting a series of weekly webinars to help support your transition to Queen's. Webinars will be hosted by upper-year students and professional staff, and cover topics including course registration, living in residence, orientation week, academics, student life, study permits, and more. 

For your convenience, we've grouped our webinars into 5 categories: Studying, Living, Staying Health, Arriving, and Thriving. In the table below, upcoming webinars are identified using bold font, and descriptions can be found further down the page. Past webinars are identified in italics, and recordings can be found in the webinar archive. 

 

Studying

Living

Arriving

Thriving

Staying Healthy

Academic Accommodation at Queen's

Residence at Queen's

Canadian Visas and Permits: A Guide for International Students

Orientation & Beyond: Getting involved

Athletics & Recreation at Queen's

BISC Course Registration 

Living Off Campus in First Year

Financing Your Education: OSAP

Aboriginal Student Guide to Life on Campus 

Be Well: Health Resources on Campus

Welcome to Queen's Nursing 

Welcome to the Castle 

Get to Know QUIC 

Tips for a Successful First Year

 

From High School to University: The Academic Transition

Life in Residence 

 

 

 

Queen's Engineering Excel Word Assignment Q&A

What You Should Know About Move In Day

 

 

 

Arts and Science Course Registration

 

 

 

 

 


Webinar Descriptions 

Date Topic Audience Registration

**New date! May 17

9am EST

Canadian Visas and Permits: A Guide for International Students 

If you’re not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, you’ll require specific Canadian immigration documents to come to Canada and to study at Queen’s. The International Student Advisers at the Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC) will be introducing you to the subject in this webinar.

Incoming International Students See below for recording  

May 30

4pm EST

Residence at Queen's 

First year students are guaranteed a spot in residence so long as they meet the application deadline. Learn more about residence and the application.

Incoming Residence Students See below for recording 

June 6

4pm EST

Living Off Campus in First Year 

Living off campus in first year? You’ll feel right at home at Queen’s during orientation and throughout the year. Hear from upper year students about the FYNIR life at Queen’s.

First Years Not in Residence

See below for  recording

June 13

4pm EST

Financing Your Education: OSAP 

Looking to find out more about financing your education? Hear from Student Awards staff on everything you need to know about the Ontario Student Assistance Program. 

Incoming Students from Ontario See below for  recording

June 20

4pm EST 

Athletics & Recreation at Queen's 

Want to stay fit and have fun next year? Hear all about the ARC, find out about how you can get involved in intramurals, and get info on attending Varsity games.

All Incoming Students See below for  recording

June 27

9am EST 

Get to Know QUIC 

Are you an international student? Learn about the programs and services available for students at the Queen's University International Centre. 
 

Incoming International Students

See below for  recording

June 27

4pm EST

Welcome to the Castle 

The webinar will cover pre-departure information (including immigration), traveling to the BISC, orientation, and castle life, ensuring that incoming BISC students are fully prepared for September! 

Incoming BISC Students See below for  recording

July 3

7pm EST

Arts and Science Course Registration

Learn more about the course registration process, SOLUS, and how to decide which courses to take. 

Incoming Arts and Science Students  

July 4 

4pm EST

Arts and Science Course Registration

Learn more about the course registration process, SOLUS, and how to decide which courses to take. 

**Please note that all "Arts and Science Course Registration" webinars have the same content and are being offered multiple times

Incoming Arts and Science Students  

July 4 

4pm EST

Academic Accommodation at Queen's 

Queen's Student Accessibility Services works with members of the Queen's community to ensure that the university and its programs are accessible to students with disabilities. Learn about how they can support your successful transition to university. 

All Incoming Students See below for  recording

July 5

5pm EST

Arts and Science Course Registration

Learn more about the course registration process, SOLUS, and how to decide which courses to take. 

**Please note that all "Arts and Science Course Registration" webinars have the same content and are being offered multiple times

Incoming Arts and Science Students  

July 9

6pm EST

Arts and Science Course Registration

Learn more about the course registration process, SOLUS, and how to decide which courses to take. 

**Please note that all "Arts and Science Course Registration" webinars have the same content and are being offered multiple times

Incoming Arts and Science Students  

July 10 

5pm EST

Arts and Science Course Registration

Learn more about the course registration process, SOLUS, and how to decide which courses to take. 

**Please note that all "Arts and Science Course Registration" webinars have the same content and are being offered multiple times

Incoming Arts and Science Students  

July 10

4pm EST

Orientation & Beyond: Getting Involved 

Orientation is a great time to get to know Queen's and make friends! Even after orientation ends, there are countless ways to get involved on campus. Hear from Queen's students about orientation and opportunities for involvement. 

All Incoming Students See below for  recording

July 11

7:30pm EST

BISC Course Registration 

Learn about the course registration process, how to decide on which courses to take at the BISC, and how the experiential learning opportunities are integrated into your academic studies. This webinar may be particularly helpful to BISC students who are not able to attend the SOAR program in Kingston. 

Incoming BISC Students See below for  recording

July 16

1pm EST

Welcome to Queen's Nursing 

The Associate Director, Undergraduate Programs wishes to welcome you to the School of Nursing and discuss what to expect in the first few weeks of the program. 

Incoming Nursing Students See below for  recording

July 18 

4pm EST 

Life in Residence 

Living in residence? Wondering about your new home away from home? We'll talk about what to bring, what not to bring, and what life is really like in residence at Queen's. 

All Incoming Students Living in Residence See below for  recording

July 25 

4pm EST

Be Well: Health Resources on Campus  

In this webinar the Health Promotion team will show you how making healthy choices on campus can be easy. Hear about the health resources available to you as a student. 

All Incoming Students See below for  recording

August 1 

4pm EST

Aboriginal Student Guide to Life on Campus 

The Four Directions Aboriginal Centre strives to be a home away from home for Indigenous students and a site of information and support for the broader Queen's community. Learn about the supports and services available there. 

All Incoming Aboriginal Students See below for  recording

August 8 

4pm EST 

From High School to University: The Academic Transition 

You've heard that university is different from high school, but aren't quite sure what that means? Join us to learn about the key differences, what to expect, and how you can properly prepare and start the school year strong. 

All Incoming Students See below for  recording

August 15

4pm EST

Tips for a Successful First Year 

Hear the top 10 tips for a successful first year from upper year Queen's students. This is a great chance to ask any questions you have before starting in the fall!   

All Incoming Students   

August 20

4pm EST

Queen's Engineering Excel Word Assignment Q&A 

Are you an Engineering student with questions about the Excel Word Assignment that aren't covered in the tutorials? Are you stuck and need some help to be pointed in the right direction? Bring your questions to the Q&A webinar. 

Incoming Engineering Students  See below for  recording

August 22

4pm EST

What You Should Know About Move In Day 

Move-in day is almost here! This webinar is all about what you need to know about move-in day - when to arrive, what you should know, and how to prepare for the big day. 

**Webinar is currently full. We will post the webinar recording on August 23rd in the Archive list below***

Incoming Residence Students See below for  recording

 


Webinar Archive 

Category Topic Audience Recording
Arriving  Canadian Visas and Permits: A Guide for International Students Incoming International Students Click Here
Living Residence and Queen's  Incoming Residence Students  Click Here 
Living Living Off Campus in First Year FYNIRS  Click Here
Arriving Financing Your Education: OSAP Incoming First Year Students  Click Here
Staying Healthy Athletics and Recreation at Queen's Incoming First Year Students  Click Here
Arriving Get to Know QUIC Incoming International Students  Click Here
Living Welcome to the Castle Incoming First Year BISC Students  Click Here
Studying Academic Accommodations at Queen's Incoming First Year Students  Click Here
Thriving Orientation & Beyond: Getting Involved Incoming First Year Students  Click Here
Studying BISC Course Registration Incoming First Year BISC Students  Click Here
Studying Welcome to Queen's Nursing Incoming First Year Nursing Students  Click Here
Living Life in Residence Incoming First Year Students  Click Here
Staying Healthy Be Well: Health Resources on Campus Incoming First Year Students  Click Here
Thriving Aboriginal Student Guide to Life on Campus Incoming Indigenous Students  Click Here
Studying From High School to University: The Academic Transition Incoming First Year Students  Click Here
Studying  Queen's Engineering Excel Word Assignment Q&A Incoming First Year Engineering Students Click Here
Arriving What You Should Know About Move-In Day Incoming First Year Students  Click Here