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Posted on Nov 28, 2017 in News, Students | 0 comments

International Welcome and Orientation

QUIC is ready to welcome newly arriving international students as they join our University community this January.

We are looking forward to meeting everyone!  Here is what’s scheduled:

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 

Tour of the Athletics & Recreation Centre (ARC)

Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

Meet in the QUIC lounge before heading over to the ARC for a guided tour of the facilities. Provided by our partners in Queen’s Athletics.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Walking Tour of Campus Student Services

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

These tours will focus on the range of services and supports available to int. students at Queen’s.  Tour will be led by student staff.  Meet in QUIC’s lounge.

Thursday, January 4, 2018 

Exchange Student Orientation

Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm with various Faculty sessions; QUIC facilitates 11:15 am – 12 noon. Location: Dunning Hall Auditorium.

Joint day of activities for exchange students will offer multiple sessions, including faculty academic orientation provided by Exchange Coordinators from your host faculty. The International Student Adviser will outline the supports available to make your time at Queen’s enjoyable and successful.

Games Night

Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm; Location: QUIC

Join us at QUIC for a fun evening of games and activities.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Learning to Love Winter Session with Optional Flu Shot Clinic

Time: 10:30am – 11:30am; Location: QUIC

Information and advice on staying healthy and happy during winter.
Optional Flu Shot Clinic will be available at QUIC for international students between 11 am – 12 pm, provided by Queen’s Student Wellness Services (please present your proof of UHIP health insurance).  All international students are welcome to the Flu Shot Clinic service – those who are not able to attend the Learning to Love Winter workshop are welcome to drop into QUIC only for the flu shot.

Walking Tour of Campus Student Services

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

These tours focus on the range of services and supports available to int. students at Queen’s.  Tour will be led by student staff.  Meet in QUIC’s lounge.

Movie Night

Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm; Location: QUIC

Come by the Centre for a relaxing evening of movie-watching. Light snacks will be provided.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Cancelled due to extremely cold weather: Walking tour of downtown Kingston

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm; meet at QUIC.

We will walk together to explore beautiful downtown Kingston. After the walk you may decide to go skating on your own at the rink at Springer Market Square by City Hall. Free skates may be signed out in advance at QUIC (by 4 pm Friday). QUIC will not provide any skating instructions; students are responsible for their own safety when skating.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Graduate Student Orientation

Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm; Location: QUIC

This is an interactive session.  Participants will have the opportunity to explore issues that typically arise for graduate students and to become familiar with how resources and support services contribute to student success.  The session begins with refreshments and the opportunity to socialize with staff and other students. Facilitated by QUIC with the School of Graduate Studies (SGS), the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS), and the SGPS Peer Advisors.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Visit to the Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre

Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Meet in QUIC’s lounge; we will walk to Four Directions together for a Welcome to Territory session.
All are welcome.

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