ACADEMICS

Bianca Chauhan | academics@asus.queensu.ca

The Academics Commission works toward fostering a positive academic environment within the Society through conferences, tutoring services and student advocacy.

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What does the Academics Commission do?

ASUS PEER TUTORING

ASUS Peer Tutoring (APT) is a new and improved service that partners upper-year students who have excelled in courses with students who need some help. At $15/hr, APT is both the cheapest tutoring service in Kingston, and the highest paying undergraduate job on campus. Visit the link below to get a tutor or sign up to become one yourself. Bursaries are also available for students in financial need.

www.tutor.queensasus.com

Questions can be sent to: apt@asus.queensu.ca

ACADEMIC ADVOCACY

Have a question about appealing a grade or dropping a course? An issue with a professor or a grade you received? Contact the Academics Commissioner if you are ever unsure of where to go for academic support. The Commissioner can provide you with advice, answer your questions, and direct you to additional resources.

Email academics@asus.queensu.ca

DATA

The DATA Journal is a faculty-reviewed scientific journal, specializing in all aspects of undergraduate-level computing research and project development. The journal offers a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to showcase new and exciting computing research and work carried out by undergraduate students in the Queen’s School of Computing.

Email data@asus.queensu.ca

DEPARTMENT STUDENT COUNCILS

Every department within the Faculty of Arts and Science has a Departmental Student Council (DSC) which aims to bridge the gap between professors and students. In addition to the events and services that many DSC’s plan and provide, they also serve an important advocacy function on campus, working alongside the Commissioner to address a variety of student concerns.

Go to Department Student Councils

UNDERGRADUATE REVIEW

As the oldest publication on campus, the annual Undergraduate Review publication aims to showcase the exceptional creative work complete by Queen’s Undergraduate students. Whether it’s artwork, poetry, fiction or even music, interested contributors can email the Editor-in-Chief.

Email ur@asus.queensu.ca
www.theundergraduatereview.com

POLITICUS

Politicus Journal is a new undergraduate research journal at Queen’s University that focuses on political and international affairs. Politicus provides publishing opportunities for undergraduates and offers free workshops and a public lecture series while fostering a community of scholars.

www.politicusjournal.com

QUEEN’S CANADIAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

QCLC is an incredible all-faculty conference that challenges delegates to develop and expand their leadership skills. Features include passionate and powerful keynote speakers from a variety of backgrounds, hands-on workshops, networking sessions, and an exciting case challenge. Delegates are guaranteed to leave the conference with a valuable new set of skills, as well as feeling motivated and inspired.

www.qclc.ca

QUEEN’S SCIENCE UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH JOURNAL

The Queen’s Science Undergraduate Research Journal (QSURJ) is an online peer-reviewed and faculty-reviewed undergraduate research journal with a focus in the health sciences. QSURJ accepts a range of academic work including original research as well as review articles.

library.queensu.ca/ojs/index.php/qsurj

W.J. BARNES TEACHING AWARD

The W.J. Barnes award is presented each semester to an exceptional professor within the Faculty of Arts and Science. Students can easily complete the form and nominate their professors for this prestigious award.

Email wjbarnes@asus.queensu.ca