Get to Know QUIC

The Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC) is a support service for all members of the Queen’s community that promotes an internationally informed and cross-culturally sensitive learning environment. QUIC provides transition services that lead to a successful student experience.

QUIC programs and services support:

  • The wellbeing, academic success, and personal development of international members of the Queen’s community and their families
  • The academic and personal development of Queen’s students, staff, and faculty interested in education abroad
  • The internationalization of the campus by working with university departments, offices, groups, and individuals to enhance and diversify the international learning environment at Queen’s, through educational and training activities

Along with Student Affairs and campus partners, QUIC is committed to fostering greater Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in campus communities. 

The QUIC does not manage exchange opportunities at Queen's. Please visit here for exchange opportunities.

Come Visit Us!

Come visit us!

We are located on the second floor of Mitchell Hall (directly above Starbucks).

Stop by the QUIC to ask a question, attend a program, catch up with friends, or study for class. Enjoy our comfortable space with free tea and coffee and microwaves to heat your food.

Meet our Team


Sultan Almajil, MA, RISIA (Regulated International Student Immigration Advisor), he/him

Sultan presents the concerns of QUIC and of international students to Queen’s administration. As the University Health Insurance Plan Administrator, he works with other departments to administer UHIP on campus. At QUIC, Sultan works with the team to provide a broad range of support services, and coordinates QUIC projects, fundraising, and information systems.

International Student Advisor

Amanda Gray, RCIC (Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant), she/her

Amanda works in programming for international students, including orientation. She is also licensed as an International Student Immigration Advisor.

International Student Advisor

Arthur Chen, RISIA (Regulated International Student Immigration Advisor), he/him

Arthur works in programming for international students, including orientation. He is licensed as an International Student Immigration Advisor, and is keen to utilize his extensive advising experience to support international students here at Queen’s.

Intercultural Academic Support Coordinator

Lydia Skulstad, MA, she/her

Lydia partners with Student Academic Success Services (SASS) to support international and multilingual students’ academic transition and skill development at Queen’s. Check out our one-on-one appointments, workshops, and online resources!

Career Coach

Daria Patrushevashe/her

Daria works in partnership with Career services to provide advice and support for students in search of jobs. 

International Training Coordinator

Lee Richard, MA-IIC, he/him

Lee coordinates the intercultural training that is offered to Queen’s University students through the Intercultural Awareness Certificate series and other programs.

Office Coordinator

Sumia BushraBSC, she/her

Sumia oversees daily operations, including the recruitment and supervision of the front office student team. The front office directs students and visitors to services offered within the centre and other locations at the university. She also assists with UHIP, and supports the director and other QUIC staff. 

Coordinator, Programs and Communications

Hanna Bathurst, MEd’09 (Queen’s), she/her 

Hanna coordinates the English Conversation Program (ECP) and oversees the recruitment and training of QUIC volunteers, and is the coordinator for the QUIC World Link peer program. To further engage students and to promote the centre, she works in communications, social media, and events.