Working closely with a supervisor in the development of a research project is an integral part of most degrees. Queen's offers several resources to help you manage this important relationship.
School of Graduate Studies
Guide to Graduate Supervision (updated April 2015 - 1.2MB) - Offers graduate students, faculty, and other departmental members the guidelines needed to foster productive working relationships between supervisors and graduate students.
Student Wellness Services
How to Make the Most Out of Your Supervisory Relationship:Advice from Supervisors & Students (2.12MB) - Advice for Graduate Students
Fostering Strong Supervisory Relationships:How can Supervisors Assist (2.5MB) - Advice for New Supervisors
Peer Support Groups
SGPS Student Advisors - http://www.sgps.ca/services/advisors.html
The Student Advisors offer advice and advocacy services to graduate and professional students on issues concerning their well-being while here at Queen's. In addition, the advisors act as an effective referral service for issues and needs that fall outside of their jurisdiction or expertise.
HCDS Peer Mentoring - http://www.queensu.ca/hcds/peermentors/
Peer Mentors are students who have been trained to teach important academic survival skills to other students through a Mentoring process.