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Queens University
Kingston, Canada (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Calendar Year,
Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Split Year (2 sems)
See program description for how to apply
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Fact Sheet:
Academic Requirement: 65% Weighted Average, Completion of 36 points Duration: One Semester, Two Semesters
Level of Study: Juris Doctor, PhD, Postgraduate, Undergraduate Course Languages: English
Disciplines Available: Anatomy and Human Biology, Anthropology and Sociology, Applied Computing, Archaeology, Asian Studies, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Botany, Business, Chemistry, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Classics and Ancient History, Communication and Media Studies, Computer Science, Conservation Biology, Economics, Engineering Science, English and Cultural Studies, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, European Studies and Other Languages, Exercise and Health, French Studies, Genetics, Geography, Geology, German Studies, History, History of Art, Human Geography and Planning, Indigenous Knowledge, History and Heritage, Italian Studies, Japanese, Juris Doctor, Law, Linguistics, Master of Business Administration, Mathematics and Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Microbiology and Immunology, Music, Neuroscience, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physics, Physiology, Political Science and International Relations, Population Health, Psychology, Quantitative Methods, Sport Science, Zoology Program Type: Exchange Program
UWA credit awarded on successful completion: 24 Points, 48 Points
Program Description:
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Queen's University

Queen’s University is a community, 175 years of tradition, academic excellence, research, and beautiful waterfront campus made of limestone buildings and modern facilities. But more than anything Queen’s is people. Queen’s is one of Canada’s oldest degree-granting institutions, and has influenced Canadian higher education since 1841 when it was established by Royal Charter of Queen Victoria.

Located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
 
     
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Restrictions to UWA exchange students
  • One application round only. Apply by the December deadline for exchange in semester 2 the next year or semester 1 the following year.
  • Most courses need to be taken from within one faculty.
  • Courses not available to UWA students: COMM 103, COMM 105, COMM 111, COMM 112, COMM 121, , COMM 131, COMM 132, COMM 151, COMM 153, COMM 161, COMM 162, COMM 163, COMM 172
  • *The following courses are the equivalent of the restricted courses (noted in brackets below) and you can enroll if space permits:
    COMM 211 (equivalent to COMM 111), COMM 212 (equivalent to COMM 112), COMM 221 (equivalent to COMM 121), COMM 231 (equivalent to COMM 131), COMM 251 (equivalent to COMM 151)
  • Courses available, but with limited places: COMM 104, COMM 122, COMM 173, COMM 181, COMM 190, COMM 341, COMM 401 - students are not recommended to match these courses to UWA core units
  • Master of Business Administration available (Fall term- MBA courses. Winter term MIB courses.)
Courses for Commerce students/units

Queen's has been identified as a university with good unit matches for Masters students studying Physics, International Relations, Environmental Science and Computer Science. 

Full load requirements: Arts, Science and Commerce - 2 credits. Engineering - 2.25 units.

Accommodation
Queen's is a residential university with most students hailing from outside of Kingston. year after year, more than 90% of incoming first year students come to Queen's from other areas of Ontario, Canada, and the world. Queen's 17 residences, home to more than 4,500 graduate and undergraduate students, are more than just a place to stay while attending university. Here, you’ll meet incredible people from around the world – students with diverse backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, values and interests. You’ll also be invited to participate in a variety of social activities, cultural events and educational programs.

On campus accommodation is available but not guaranteed. It is the students' responsibility to organise and apply for their accommodation during their exchange. For more information see here.

Program Evaluations
Khush Dodhia-Shah Queen's University Sem 1 2017.pdf
Lee - Queens 2014.pdf
Carmichael - Queen's 2013.pdf
Young - 2013
Kayley has spent a semester abroad at Queen's University, check out her blog to see what it was like!

Check out this video for a glimpse of life at Queens


 
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