Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal

OFFICE OF THE

Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

OFFICE OF THE

Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

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Contacts in the Office of the Associate Vice-Principal (International)

Meet the international team

Name Title Contact Responsibilities
Heather Kincaide Associate Director, International heather.kincaide@queenus.ca
613-533-6000 ext. 79124
Responsible for liaising with foreign and domestic governments, associations, and consortia. Provides strategic direction for the office’s communication strategy. Leads operations for budget planning.
Suzan Moase Manager, International Projects moases@queensu.ca
613-533-6000 ext. 75793
Responsible for international academic agreements in support of all faculties. Manages human resources and finances for the office. Leads projects.
Csilla Volford Coordinator, International Projects and Events csilla.volford@queensu.ca
613-533-6000 ext. 77781
Responsible for organizing incoming and outgoing international delegation visits. Manages strategic international scholarships and awards. Manages Queen’s International at Home events.
Bianca Vanderlaak Office Assistant bianca.vanderlaak@queensu.ca
613-533-6000 ext. 78702
613-533-3208 (external)
Provides administrative, clerical and reception support for the Office of the Associate Vice-Principal (International). Performs financial, human resources, information management duties for the office.
Pamela Boucher
(on leave)
Office Assistant    

International Programs Office (IPO)

Laura Esford Manager esfordl@queensu.ca
613-533-6000 ext. 77678
Leads the research, development, implementation, management and central coordination of international study opportunities for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Supports student mobility programs in other faculties and schools on behalf of the university and collaborates with stakeholders at Queen’s and abroad to support the Queen’s University International Comprehensive Plan. Prioritizes and manages the work of IPO employees and oversees financial management of the IPO.
Mary Marshall Study Abroad Coordinator  mm3@queensu.ca
613-533-6000 ext. 75351
Academic advising for mobility programs, administers the International Studies Certificate, processes and approves International Letters of Permission and coordinates the transfer of academic credit for students participating in study abroad programs and international exchange.
Janice Tough Exchange Study Abroad Program Assistant jt16@queensu.ca
613-533-6000 ext. 79077
Assists with the administration of bilateral and multi-faculty mobility programs. Guides student participants through application procedures, deadlines, and course selection process. Organizes promotional events on campus including orientation activities and sets agendas for visiting partners.
Haley McCormick International Programs Assistant haley.mccormick@queensu.ca
613-533-6000 ext. 36470
First point-of-contact for all visitors to the International Programs Office (IPO). Works with student volunteers and IPO staff on various aspects of the mobility programs through day-to-day support. Recruits and trains the Exchange Peer Advisers, maintains the unit’s social media presence, and supports marketing activities.

China Liaison Office

Zhiyao Zhang Director zhang.zhiyao@queensu.ca
+86 158 0054 0636
Responsible for seeking and promoting opportunities for academic and research collaboration with Chinese universities and government offices, recruitment of undergraduate and graduate students for degree programs at Queen’s and maintaining links with Queen’s alumni in China.
Sunny (Xingbei) Wang Admission Representative sunny.wang@queensu.ca
+86 186 0215 0867
Responsible for raising Queen’s profile in China, speaking with students and giving presentations at high schools and education fairs about the advantages of studying at Queen’s and living in Canada. 
Diana Chau Admission Representative dc96@queensu.ca
+1 500 103 1830
Responsible for promoting Queen’s in China, including informing prospective students about the diversity of opportunities available at Queen’s.