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Queen's University

From the Queen's website. Queen's University is located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, a university town large enough to provide all the conveniences of modern life, but small enough for students to feel familiar with their surroundings. Kingston ranked as Canada's 3rd best "place to live" in Canada in the 2009 Canadian Business publication survey.

Among all major universities in Canada, Queen's sets aside the largest proportion of its total operating budget toward student scholarships and bursaries.

Housing: Campus life is an integral part of the Queen's experience as nearly 90 percent of the first-year students live in residence. Students from all faculties mix together in a variety of residences that cater to different lifestyle choice.

International study: In 1994, Queen's University at Kingston established an International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex, England.

The Castle provides a unique experience for study and a gateway for students to Europe. The Centre is a unique learning environment where students from around the world have the opportunity to develop their careers in European setting while earning credits toward their academic degree programs.

The Castle provides both core courses and electives for many arts, humanities, social and natural sciences, business and law programs.

The learning environment

  • Ranked #2 (tied) in Canada in the medical-doctoral category for overall academic excellence*
  • Ranked #1 for student retention and #1 for proportion who graduate*
  • Received more A pluses (4 A+'s and 10 A's) than any other university in the Globe and Mail's University Report Card 2008

An accomplished student body

  • Ranked #3 in Canada for average entering grade for first-year students (87.7%)*

An award-winning faculty

  • Ranked #1 in Canada for awards per full-time faculty*

A highly residential community of scholars

  • 85% of students live within a 15-minute walk to campus; 90% of first-year students live in residence
  • More than 500 student clubs, organizations, associations, and societies

A leader in student assistance

  • Queen's consistently ranks high among Canadian universities for the percentage of its operating budget directed to student financial assistance. These funds, combined with the generous support of donors, provide students with nearly $40 million in total assistance each year

World class programs & facilities

  • Queen's Learning Commons creates a full-service learning centre that integrates student learning needs, from information technology to essay writing instruction
  • Chernoff Hall, one of the largest chemistry complexes of its kind in North America and winner of Research & Development Magazine's High Honours in the 2003 Laboratory of the Year competition
  • State-of-the-art Integrated Learning Centre (Beamish-Munro Hall), which functions as a "live building" for students to participate in a multidisciplinary learning model in engineering education with an emphasis on team-oriented and project-based learning
  • Goodes Hall, home to Queen's School of Business, one of North America's top-ranked business schools
  • Bader International Study Centre (ISC) at Herstmonceux, England, features small interactive classes instructed by European and North American faculty, integrated with a comprehensive field-studies program
  • Cancer Research Institute, home to the National Cancer Institute's Clinical Trials Group, is one of 16 Queen's-based research centres
  • Exceptional library resources: ranked #1 in Canada in the medical-doctoral category for library acquisitions and for library holdings per student, and #4 for total library holdings*
  • home to one of the province's largest art galleries, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, which houses two of the country's six Rembrandt paintings





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