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Things to Do in Week #7: Feb. 26-Mar. 4

"Something for Everyone"

We have some great events on the calendar this week to check out… It’s Grad Week 📚🎓 (see events below), a chance to meet Queen’s researchers & explore various graduate studies programs, and Thursday is 🔦💭📚 Majors Night for first year ArtSci’s! The Kingston Canadian Film Festival 🎦 runs Thursday to Sunday with an incredible line-up of films, workshops, 👨👩 networking events and parties! It’s also a great week for live music 🎸🎼🎤  with multiple open mic nights and concerts, both all ages and 19+.

In short, there’s something for everyone this week at Queen’s and downtown Kingston!! 😀

Wishing you all a great last week of February – time flies! Click here to view all events in March on the QE calendar.

All Day – Grad Week (see events below)

9AM: Tickets go on-sale for QUEEN’S PLAYERS – hurry, these sell out FAST! Tickets are a hot commodity, so we recommend lining up before the store opens for a better chance to purchase tickets!

10AM-4PM: Queen’s Farmers Market

12PM: Mindfulness for Wellness for Undergrads

1:30PM: Catch Up: Time Management Workshop

2PM-5PM: Cyberbullying Awareness Day

4PM-5:30PM: Workshop: “Upside of Stress”

5:30PM: “Cooking with Grandmas”

7PM: Money Management: A Seminar on Budgeting, Investing and Risk

7PM: Queen’s University – Grief Support Group

#GRADWEEK Special Events

Celebrating Graduate Studies is a great way to get to know and celebrate Queen’s University. A chance for current students and alumni to celebrate their achievements and a chance for prospective students see if it is the perfect fit for further education. Whether you have applied or not yet applied, a current student or part of our wider community, we have events that suit where you are. You can connect with us virtually through online events or join us in person for a variety of on-campus events.

Register now at http://www.gradweek.ca. You will be able to select the events that interest you after you “check out”.

  • All day – SGS Poster Display @ Stauffer Library & BioSci Atrium
  • 11AM – Virtual Live Tour of Queen’s Campus on Facebook Live / Periscope
  • 12PM – “A Taste of Graduate Studies in SKHS” @ SKHS Rooms 202/203 – Chat with our grad students about their research and our areas of studies, find out about our programs, and enjoy a light lunch.
  • 12PM – “Grad Chat Live” @ BioSci Atrium – Join us for a live taping of Grad Chat where CJ the DJ will interview current graduate students about their experiences sharing their research with the public.
  • 1:15PM – “Get the Real Story: Academics & Campus Life as a Grad Student” on Facebook Live / Periscope – Graduate student panel discussion on how academics and campus life are different from undergrad.
  • 2PM – Graduate Reading Room Open House @ Stauffer Library – Join us as the plans for the new graduate student reading space in Stauffer library is officially launched.
  • All Day – SGS Poster Display @ Stauffer Library, Biosciences Atrium
  • 12PM – “Fast Track it in Arts and Science” Webinar – Accelerated program options for 3rd year students.
  • 1PM – “Get the Real Story: Living in Kingston as a Grad Student” on Facebook Live / Periscope – Student panel discussion with students on accommodation, transportation, social activities in Kingston.
  • 1:30PM-3:30PM – Health Quality Open House @ 102 Barrie St. – Learn about our Health Quality Programs. Just drop in, no registration required
  • 2PM – “It’s Never Too Early to Start Planning: What to do now to get ready for applying next year” Webinar – Join the School of Graduate Studies to learn what 3rd years should be doing now to get ready for grad school – and why they should.
  • 3PM – “Get Paid to Learn in Arts & Science” Webinar – Join Arts and Science to hear about funding packages available for grad studies.
    4PM – Grad Chat with CFRC – Tune-in to CFRC 101.9 FM and hear a live radio show about student research at Queen’s.
  • 4:30PM – MEERL (Master’s of Earth and Energy Resources Leadership) Webinar – Learn about the new MBA-like program for the Oil and Gas and Mining and Resource Management Sectors.
  • 5PM-7PM – TEDx/Exchange @ MacCorry D201 – Theme: Mobilizing research into the community. Register online!
  • 2PM – “So you’ve applied – what next? Think Queen’s.” Webinar – A webinar to go over the next steps on your road to Queen’s grad school.
  • 5:30PM-7PM – Tri-Council Reception @ BioSci Atrium – This annual event celebrates research excellence at Queen’s. Recipients of prestigious Tri-Council awards and their supervisors are invited to join. By invitation only.
  • 10:30AM – Biology Dep’t Meet & Greet – Meet graduate students and faculty. Coffee and treats will be provided.
  • 11AM & 1PM: Human Library: “Sign out a Scholar” @ Stauffer – A brief one-on-one conversation with your human ‘book’.
  • 11AM: “Indigenous Scholarship at Queen’s” – Panel on Indigenous research, collaborations, and scholarship.
  • 11:30AM: “Finding the Right Supervisor & Managing the Relationship”
  • 12PM: Vanier/Banting Lecture series @ Stauffer, Speakers’ Corner
  • 1PM: Geography & Planning Dep’t Meet & Greet – Meet graduate students and graduate coordinators, and take a ‘doors open’ tour of the department.
  • 1:30PM: “Become a Prof… or Not” – What is it really like to be a prof? Hear about teaching, research, service, supervising students, administrative duties, and alternative careers for grads.
  • 2PM-3:30PM: Sociology Social @ Mac-Corry D411 – Join for coffee/tea and chat with faculty and students.
  • 3PM: “Cultural Studies Alumni Panel” @ Mac-Corry B125 – What is Cultural Studies, and where can it take me?
  • 4PM-6PM: Grad Studies’ Research Showcase @ Four Points by Sheraton
  • 4PM-6PM: “Industrial Relations Simulation Exercise and Social” – Join a fun negotiation simulation exercise and meet faculty and students.
  • 9AM-2:30PM – Design Swarm @ MacCorry – Room D201 – The Challenge: Design the dream PhD program. (For both masters and PhD students.)
  • 9AM-10AM – Geography & Planning Dep’t Meet & Greet @ MacCorry Room E208- Meet graduate students and graduate coordinators, and take a ‘doors open’ tour of the department.
  • 9AM – Fast Track It @ MacCorry Room E229- Accelerated program options for 3rd year students.
  • 10AM – “It’s Never Too Early to Start Planning – What to do now to get ready for applying next year” @ MacCorry Room E229 – Join the School of Graduate Studies to learn what 3rd years should be doing now to get ready for grad school – and why they should.
  • 11AM – “Get Paid to Learn in Arts & Science” @ MacCorry Room E229 – Join Arts and Science to hear about funding packages available for grad studies.
  • 1PM-2:30PM – “Get the Real Story: Life as a Grad Student at Queen’s” @ MacCorry Room E229 – Graduate student panel discussion on how academics and campus life are different from undergrad, on accommodation, transportation, and social activities in Kingston.
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