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 (467KB) - Offers graduate students, faculty, and other departmental members the guidelines needed to foster productive working relationships between supervisors and graduate students.
Health Counselling & Disability 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.