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International Programs Office

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Events & Deadlines

Please note the following dates apply to the year 2013/14. We will be updating this page for the academic year 2014/15 shortly. Please direct any questions about upcoming events to ipo@queensu.ca or call us on 613-533-2815 .

 

SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER | JANUARY | FEBRUARY | MARCH | APRIL | MAY | JUNE

Event or Deadline

Date/Time/Location

SEPTEMBER  

Welcome Session for Returning BISC Students

This session welcomes second-year students who spent their first-year at the BISC into the Queen's community and introduces some of the on-campus services that are available. Of course, it will also be a great opportunity to reconnect with BISC friends! A variety of University representatives from the Faculty of Arts and Science, the International Programs Office, the Queen's Learning Commons and Health Counselling and Disability Services, and the student governments will be on hand to provide information and answer questions.

Tuesday, September 3

9:00am -12:00pm

Room 100, School of Kinesiology 

Arts and Science Exchange Student Academic Orientation Session

If you are an incoming international student who will be studying in the Faculty of Arts and Science - this session is for you! Come learn how to navigate your way through the many different academic departments in Arts & Science, how to add and drop courses, what to expect in your classes, how to contact your professors and learn about the role of teaching assistants in your courses. IPO staff and an Arts and Science faculty member will be available to answer questions and students will be given the opportunity to express any concerns or issues, as well as meet other exchange students in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Tuesday, September 3

10:00-11:30am

 

Room 101, School of Kinesiology

 

Kwansei Gakuin University Cross-Cultural College Session

Interested in studying in Japan and enhancing your global perspective through a unique cross-cultural learning program? The Kwansei Gakuin University Cross-Cultural College (KGU CCC) is introducing a new core course for their CCC Certificate Program and representatives from KGU will be visiting the Queen's campus to provide an information session about this innovative program.

Monday, September 9

12:30-1:30pm

Room D216, Mackintosh-Corry Hall

Fall Term Exchange Networking Night  

If you are, were, or intend to be an exchange student, or just have an interest in meeting other internationally-minded people, then come out to this event. It will be a great opportunity to talk about exchange destinations, your study abroad experience, and all things international with other students and staff.

Monday, September 16

5:00-7:00pm

QUICJDUC

Study in Havana, May 2013

Development Studies 305/6.0 Cuban Culture and Society gives students the opportunity to learn in Havana from Cuban professors, artists, musicians and film-makers. This 6.0 unit course is based at Queen's from January to April (3-hour evening classes, held weekly) and Havana for two weeks during the month of May. For further information come to our information meeting and visit the  program website.

 

 

Check dates at http://www.queensu.ca/devs/work-study-programme/study-in-cuba-1.html

Thursday September 19

5:30-6:30pm

Room 11, Dunning Hall

"Back From Abroad - Now What?" Re-entry Session

Meet other recently-returned students, share your stories from abroad, get advice from a Career Counsellor on future study/work opportunities, think about your international experience in your academic work, and learn about ways to be involved in all things international at Queen's. There will be soup too!

Monday, September 23

3:00-5:00pm

QUIC JDUC

Think International!

Find out everything you ever wanted to know about study abroad for Arts and Science students! Information will be provided about Student Exchanges, the Bader International Study Centre (Herstmonceux Castle), independent study abroad, the International Studies Certificate and other international opportunities for Arts and Science undergraduates. You will only need to attend one of the sessions.

Monday, September 23

5:30-7:00pm

Room 001, Macdonald Hall

Queen's Go Abroad Fair

Join us and browse the international opportunities marketplace. While there, visit us at the International Programs Office booth to learn about the many Queen's international study options available to Queen's students.

Thursday, September 26

12:00-5:00pm

Biosciences Complex

Queen's-Blyth Worldwide Info Session

Find out more about the Queen's-Blyth Worldwide International Studies Program 2014 - with courses in Russia/Czech Republic, Spain, Italy, France, and Costa Rica.

Thursday, September 26

5:00-6:30pm

Welcome Centre, Gordon Hall

Application deadline for DEVS Study in Cuba program (DEVS 305) Friday, September 27, 2013
OCTOBER  

Think International!

Find out everything you ever wanted to know about study abroad for Arts and Science students! Information will be provided about Student Exchanges, the Bader International Study Centre (Herstmonceux Castle), independent study abroad, the International Studies Certificate and other international opportunities for Arts and Science undergraduates. You will only need to attend one of the sessions.

Tuesday October 1

5:30-7:00pm

Room 001, Macdonald Hall

 

Wednesday October 9

5:30-7:00pm

Room 201, Kingston Hall

Application deadline for Winter 2014 at the Bader International Study Centre (Herstmonceux Castle) October 15, 2013

Ontario Universities International

  • Study in France: Ontario/Rhône-Alpes Exchange Program (ORA)
  • Study in China: Ontario/Jiangsu Exchange Program (OJS)  
  • Study in Germany: Ontario/Baden-Württemberg Exchange Program (OBW)
  • Study in India: Ontario/Maharashtra-Goa Exchange Program (OMG)

Students with a cumulative GPA of 2.6 may study on one of 4 study opportunities in the suite of consortial exchange programs offered by the Ontario International Universities program. For further information, plan to attend this session and visit the OUI program website: http://www.ouinternational.ca/.

Wednesday, October 16

5:30-7:00pm

Room 001,  Macdonald Hall

Exchange 101

Interested in going on exchange in your third year to one of our many bilateral Queen's exchange destinations? Wondering about the application process and how to research your options? Please join us for an informative session about the benefits of participating in a Queen's exchange program, the exchange options that are available to you and the levels of financial assistance that are available. Queen's students who have recently returned from this exchange program will be available to answer questions and share their experiences.

Tuesday, October 22

5:30-7:30pm

Room 101, Kingston Hall

Exchange Connect

Meet with students on exchange at Queen's from our partner institutions, and Queen's students who have returned from their studies abroad to help you decide where you want to apply to go on exchange. We'll also deliver a short presentation to get you thinking about the tasks that you'll need to accomplish if you're nominated for exchange, including making sure your credits transfer, finances, and much more.

Saturday October 26

10:00am-12:00 noon

Room 201,  Kingston Hall

Exchange and Study Abroad for Science Students

If you are a student studying in the natural and physical sciences - this session is for you! During this informative session, we will be busting some myths and providing an overview of how students in the sciences CAN participate in exchange and study abroad opportunities. Don't count yourself out of this unique and enriching experience!

Monday October 28

5:30-7:00pm

Room 001, Macdonald Hall

NOVEMBER  

Fulbright Canada Scholarship Opportunities

Fulbright Canada runs a wide range of programs that support exceptional Canadian students and scholars who wish to study, do research, or lecture in the United States. Ms. Michelle Emond from Fulbright Canada will be visiting Queen's to provide an information session for graduating students, graduate students, scholars and faculty who are interested in scholarship opportunities that are available through Fulbright Canada. Interested students and scholars who are in the process of completing a scholarship application may also bring their questions to the session.

SCHOLAR AND STUDENT SESSION

Learn more about the many Fulbright Program opportunities

2:00-3:00pm

 

SCHOLAR AND STUDENT SESSION

Ask questions about the application process

3:00-4:00pm

 

Monday, November 4

Richardson Hall, Room 215 

International Exchange Fair

Trying to decide which exchange destination will be the right one for you and your program? Come to our international exchange fair and speak with students who are here on exchange from one of our many exchange partners to find out more about their institution. Queen's students who have recently returned from their exchange experience will also be in attendance to answer your questions as well as staff from the IPO and QUIC.

Monday, November 4

5:00-7:00pm

Biosciences Complex

Exchange 101

Interested in going on exchange in your third year to one of our many bilateral Arts and Science exchange destinations? Wondering about the application process and how to research your options? Please join us for an informative session about the benefits of participating in a Queen's exchange program, the exchange options that are available to you and the levels of financial assistance that are available. Queen's students who have recently returned from this exchange program will be available to answer questions and share their experiences.

Tuesday November 12

5:30-7:30pm

Room 101,  Kingston Hall

BISC Upper-Year Academic Orientation - Winter Term 2014 Session

Orientation session for upper-year students who will be spending a term or more at the Bader International Study Centre.  The session will cover the academic program, student life at the BISC, and the opportunity to hear from former BISC students about their experiences.

TBC

DECEMBER  
   
JANUARY  

 

Exchange Student Academic Orientation Session

If you are an incoming international student who will be studying in the Faculty of Arts and Science - this session is for you! Come learn how to navigate your way through the many different academic departments in Arts & Science, how to add and drop courses, what to expect in your classes, how to contact your professors and learn about the role of teaching assistants in your courses. IPO staff and an Arts and Science faculty member will be available to answer questions and students will be given the opportunity to express any concerns or issues, as well as meet other exchange students in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

 

TBC
Application deadline for Faculty of Arts and Science Exchanges, including University of St Andrews.

Friday January 10, 2014

4:30pm

Application deadline for Ontario/Baden-Württemberg Exchange Program (Germany)

Friday January 10, 2014

4:30pm

Application deadline for Ontario/Jiangsu Exchange Program (China)

Friday January 10, 2014

4:30pm

Application deadline for Ontario/Maharashtra-Goa Exchange Program (India)

Friday January 10, 2014

4:30pm

Application deadline for Ontario/Rhône-Alps Exchange Program (France)

Friday January 10, 2014

4:30pm

Application deadline for Killam Fellowships Exchange Program (United States)

Friday January 10, 2014

4:30pm

FEBRUARY  

Languages, Literatures and Cultures Semester in Shanghai (formerly the DEVS-Fudan program)

Looking for a change in perspective? Find out how you can study in Shanghai next fall as part of the Languages, Literatures and Cultures (LLCU) Semester Abroad Program in China. Take the Queen's University credit courses at Fudan University in Shanghai, China and be part of a living classroom as you also work in partnership with a Fudan student in field research practicum. Students from ALL departments are welcome to apply.
TBC

Kwansei Gakuin University Cross-Cultural College Session

Interested in studying in Japan and enhancing your global perspective through a unique cross-cultural learning program? The Kwansei Gakuin University Cross-Cultural College (KGU CCC) has announced the summer term offerings for their CCC Certificate Program and representatives from KGU will be visiting the Queen's campus to provide an information session about this innovative program.
TBC
Application deadline for LLCU Semester Abroad in Shanghai Program February 28, 2014
MARCH  
Application deadline for the KGU CCC Summer Program 2014

March 28, 4:30pm

Application deadline for Summer Term 2014 at the Bader International Study Centre (Herstmonceux Castle). March 14, 2014
APRIL  
Application deadline for Queen's-Blyth Worldwide International Studies Program. April 1, 2014
MAY  
Application deadline to receive International Studies Certificate at Spring convocation. May 1, 2014
Application deadline for Summer Field Schools 2014 at the Bader International Study Centre (Herstmonceux Castle). May 9, 2104
JUNE  
Application deadline for Fall 2014 at the Bader International Study Centre (Herstmonceux Castle. June 30, 2014

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