When Alana Fletcher came to Queen’s University to pursue doctoral research in the Department of English Languages and Literatures, she soon got involved with the Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre. Fletcher began attending the Centre’s events, aimed at enhancing the Queen’s Aboriginal community by balancing their academic, spiritual, physical, and emotional needs. By late summer, on the cusp of her second year, Fletcher was invited by the director of Four Directions to help organize the Indigenous Research Symposium.
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“It is hard to overstate how honored I feel to have received the Vanier and Trudeau Scholarships. These scholarships open up opportunities for me that would be unimaginable otherwise.”- Sara Pavan
Grad Students Take Part in Homecoming
For the first time the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) has taken part in Homecoming. On October 4th & 5th and again this weekend, the SGS had a booth in Grant Hall to showcase graduate research and how alumni can get involved in helping our graduate students, whether that be as a mentor or as a conduit to networking opportunities.
Queen's has four (4) Vanier Scholars this year.
The Council of Ontario Universities has launched a new competition that asks university students how they would use social media to promote social change in mental health on campus
Maria Georgescu took a pragmatic approach to choosing an extraordinary graduate education.
In a time when there is mounting interest in both interdisciplinarity and ecological questions, water is a perfect thematic for drawing together the vanguard of early researchers in Canada.
Did you know that you could pursue a graduate degree at the same time as studying to become a medical doctor?