Did you know that any SGPS member can nominate themselves or another deserving member of the Queen's community for an SGPS Award?

The following awards are currently accepting nominations:

  • SGPS International Student Leader Award

  • SGPS International Student Scholarship Award

  • SGPS John G. Freeman Faculty Excellence Award

  • SGPS Staff Excellence Award

  • SGPS Student Contribution Award

  • SGPS Teaching Assistant/Teaching Fellow Excellence Award

EXTENDED DEADLINE! Nominations close this coming Sunday, May 8, at 11:59 pm.

Learn more about each award and the nomination process at the link below.

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Spring Food Drive in Mitchell Hall

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What's Happening at Queen's

The Enrichment Studies Unit (ESU) at Queen's is currently planning their summer programs and is looking to hire student staff for the in-person Spring and Summer sessions taking place in May and August on Queen’s Campus.

ESU is looking to hire “Blue Shirts” (First Aid Coordinator, Activities Coordinator, Logistics Coordinator, and an Operations Coordinator) and “Red Shirts” (Student Supervisors). The student staff from Queen’s University play a critical role in the delivery of ESU programs. The importance of their contribution is only matched by the unique and exciting experience they gain from working for Queen’s ESU.

For more information about the opportunities available with Queen’s ESU this spring and summer, please visit:

An interdisciplinary course (EDUC 888) is open to all graduate students!

Running in a hybrid format from May 2-June 24 the course introduces learners to community-engaged scholarship through program evaluation.

Learn more about this unique course, with a syllabus and details about how to register by visiting:

Queen’s Distinguished Service Awards Nominations

Queen’s faculty, staff, students, and retirees are invited to nominate candidates for a Queen’s Distinguished Service Award. Inaugurated by the University Council in 1974, this award recognizes individuals who have made the University a better place through their extraordinary contributions.

Guidelines, the online nomination form, and additional information are available at

The deadline for nominations is Friday, April 29, 2022 at 4 pm.

Please contact the University Secretariat at if you have questions about the Distinguished Service Awards or the nomination process.

Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching

In recognition of the primary importance of teaching excellence at Queen's University, the Alumni Association and the Centre for Teaching and Learning presents the Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching to a Queen’s teacher who shows outstanding knowledge, teaching ability, and accessibility to students.

The recipient of the award will receive $5,000 and the Teaching Award statuette presented at a University-Wide Teaching Award Reception.

To learn more or to submit a nomination, go to

HREO Learning Challenge

The Human Rights and Equity Office (HREO) invites you to take part in this year's HREO Learning Challenge between February and April 2022.

The HREO Learning Challenge is a set of virtual and self-paced learning opportunities designed to give you a foundational understanding of human rights, equity, anti-racism, accessibility and sexual violence prevention and response.

How it Works:

  1. Register for the Learning Challenge beginning February 2022. Educational offerings have been customized for Faculty, Staff and Students

  2. Complete five selected HREO trainings between February and April 2022.

  3. Receive a certificate of completion if all five HREO trainings are completed by April 30, 2022.

Learn More & Register for the HREO Learning Challenge 2022

Are Extenuating Circumstances Impacting Your Academics?

If something comes up unexpectedly outside your of control and it's impacting your academics, use the extenuating circumstance procedures in your faculty/school to request academic consideration. These procedures should also be used for COVID-19-related absences.

Don’t forget that the SGPS Peer Academic Advisors can help you navigate all layers of academic bureaucracy! Scroll down to learn more about how the Advisors can help.

SGPS Events

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SGPS & Queens U Resources

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SGPS Resource Hub

Check out the SGPS Resource Hub for information about all sorts of on campus and off campus resources, including resources for Indigenous students and International students.

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