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Are You Holding an Orientation Event?

Don’t forget about Event Sanctioning!

The purpose of Event Sanctioning is to ensure that SGPS members are able to have fun and be engaged while having the event insured by the SGPS.

We work with you to help you meet risk management best practices and comply with University policies.

Applications must be submitted at least 3 weeks in advance, and with September coming quickly we don’t want to leave any groups behind.

Click Here to Learn More or Apply for Sanctioning

AGNES | An Institute for Curatorial Inquiry

Working with an expanded view of the curatorial—from making collections to simply making connections—we invite artists, cultural workers, students and community members to join us for An Institute for Curatorial Inquiry, a week-long free event, of discussions, performances, exhibitions and workshops.

In-person, 14–19 August 2022

Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University, and Feminist Art Residency

Free and open to the public. Registration is required.

Yellow House is Hiring!

Detailed information on both of these roles can be found on the Work Study job board through MyCareer- you will need to be eligible for Work Study, and sign in to view the postings.

Please see Work Study website here to learn more about Work Study, and sign in to browse the postings: https://www.queensu.ca/registrar/financial-aid/application-required/current-students/work-study

The job posting numbers for the positions are:

2SLGBTQ+ Faith and Spirituality Programming Assistant #128985
Students Group on Gender and Sexual Diversity Chair #128986

School of Graduate Studies
Survey of Teaching Supports for Queen’s TAs & TFs

Elder Meet & Greets

One of the goals of the Office of Indigenous Initiatives is to promote and raise awareness of Indigenous Ways of Knowing across Queen's University.

Allen Doxtator, Cultural Advisor and Wendy Phillips, Elder in Residence will offer their knowledge and teachings during Elder Meet & Greets for the Spring/Summer and hopes to encourage collaboration in a good way and with a good mind university-wide.

Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and engage in the discussions throughout each session.

Please find the list of dates and topics below, as well as the link to register here.
All sessions will take place bi-weekly on Thursdays on Zoom from 12-1PM.

  • August 11th – Feasting/Harvesting

We know being a graduate and professional student can be hard. You told us that getting help with the issues you are experiencing can be challenging. ​We believe that it should not be difficult to get the assistance you need.

The SGPS Student Advisor is here to help you confidentially navigate many of the issues you may face as a graduate or professional student at Queen’s.

Are you having a conflict with your supervisor, a lab-mate, or a classmate? Do you have questions about your funding? Need help understanding and navigating Queen's policies and procedures? Do you need to file an appeal against an academic decision? Are you experiencing discrimination or harassment?

The Student Advisors provide advice, strategies for self-advocacy, referrals for these issues, and more. The Advisors provide services such as helping students find the answers to their questions, attending meetings alongside students, helping draft and edit delicate emails, providing individual advice, coaching and strategic planning, and connecting students to other resources when an issue exceeds their expertise or if there is another service that could better meet your needs.

If you are having a small problem, you don't ​need to wait until it becomes a very large problem.

The Student Advisors are available free of charge to assist with academic and non-academic concerns. Reach out to them at advisors@sgps.ca, using the link below.

All correspondence with the Program (which is comprised of all the Advisors and the SGPS Executive Director) is entirely confidential. We cannot share your information with anyone unless we receive written permission from you.

Click Here to Contact the SGPS Student Advisors
Click Here for our Organizational Contact List