- Queens University
Queens University presse grensene for hva som kan oppnås og utvikle ideer som kan gjøre en forskjell i verden.
For mer enn 170 år, samfunnet vårt har vært mer enn en samling av kloke hoder - Dronningens har tiltrukket seg mennesker med en ambisiøs ånd. Vi tenker på hva fremtiden kan være, og arbeide sammen for å realisere det.
Dronningens ligger i byen Kingston, Ontario, Canada, halvveis mellom Montreal og Toronto, to av Canadas største byer. Kingston ligger på bredden av Lake Ontario, i nærheten av inngangen til St. Lawrence Seaway, Thousand Islands og Rideau Canal.
Den beste måten å bli kjent med dronningens er ved å komme å besøke. Se våre historiske bygninger, delta på kulturelle arrangementer, og tilbringe litt tid i våre fremstående museer, arkiv, og gallerier.
Queens University er et fellesskap, 170+ års tradisjon, faglig dyktighet, forskning, og vakre sjøen campus laget av kalkstein bygninger og moderne fasiliteter. Men mer enn noe Dronningens er folk.
Vi er forskere, forskere, kunstnere, professorer og studenter med en ambisiøs ånd som ønsker å utvikle ideer som kan gjøre en forskjell i verden. Folk som innbiller sammen hva fremtiden kan være og arbeide sammen for å realisere det.
Queen er en av Canadas eldste grad gi institusjoner, og har påvirket canadiske høyere utdanning siden 1841 da det ble etablert ved kongelig charter av dronning Victoria.
Ligger i Kingston, Ontario, Canada, det er en mellomstor universitet med flere fakulteter, høyskoler og profesjonelle skoler, samt Bader International Study Centre ligger i Herstmonceux, East Sussex, Storbritannia.
Dronningens balanserer dyktighet i lavere grads studier med veletablerte og innovative graduate-programmer, alt innenfor et dynamisk læringsmiljø.
Queens er en full-spektrum, forskningsuniversitet som driver ledende forskning på en rekke områder, gjelder også:
- datavitenskap og -utvikling
- mental Helse
- grunnleggende og kliniske biomedisinske fag
- sunne miljøer og bærekraftige energisystemer
- sosiale problemer som for eksempel overvåking, fattigdom og mobbing
Universitetsområdet har et fullt integrert nettverk av seks bibliotek og er hjem til flere fremragende museer og kunst fasiliteter, including the Agnes Etherington Art Centre and The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts.
Et fellesskap Campus Miljø
- 95% av studentmassen kommer fra utenfor Kingston
- 85% studenter bor innenfor en 15-minutters spasertur til campus
- mer enn 90% av første års studenter bor i bolig (Boligen er guaranteedfor første år; to nye boliger vil åpne Fall 2015!)
- Dronningens er hjem for studenter fra mer enn 109 forskjellige land
- Internasjonale / visum studenter utgjør ca. 8.3% av heltidsstudenten befolkningen.
skoler / høyskoler / avdelinger / kurs / Fakulteter
Faculty of Arts and Science
In the Faculty of Arts and Science, exceptional students learn to analyze and think critically, communicate and debate, interpret and judge independently – skills that are sought after by postgraduate programs, profesjonelle skoler, and employers!
- Art History and Conservation
- Dan School of Drama and Music
- Engelsk språk og litteratur
- Film og Media
- Fine Art (visuell kunst)
- franske studier
- Geography and Planning
- Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
- Global Development Studies
- Industrial Relations
- Kinesiology and Health Studies
- språk, Litteratur og kulturer
- Life Sciences and Biochemistry: biovitenskap | biokjemi
- Matematikk og statistikk
- fysikk, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
- Political Studies
Avdeling for lærerutdanning
The Faculty of Education develops progressive, ethical, competent, and thoughtful leaders in education through teaching, forskning, and professional collaboration.
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Queen’s engineers take pride in an enduring tradition of achievement, both academically and in extracurricular pursuits, that have an impact on the world around them. In an atmosphere of collaboration, not competition, this dual focus has helped make Queen’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science an international leader in engineering education. All entering engineering students take a common first year, which exposes them to the full range of engineering disciplines.
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Data- og elektroteknikk
- Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Faculty of Health Sciences
The Faculty of Health Sciences (encompassing the Schools of Medicine, Sykepleie, and Rehabilitation Therapy) excels across all of its mandates for education, helsevesen, og forskning. Strong collaboration across schools, fakultetene, and our partnering institutions is the hallmark of Queen’s academic health sciences centre.
- Allergy and Immunology
- Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
- Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
- Cancer Research Institute
- Cardiac, Circulatory and Respiratory (CCR) Program
- Cardiac Surgery
- Critical Care Medicine Program
- Diagnostic Radiology
- Emergency Medicine
- Endocrinology and Metabolism
- Family Medicine
- General Internal Medicine
- General Surgery
- Geriatric Medicine
- Hematology, Oncology, Palliative Care, and Bioethics
- Smittsomme sykdommer
- Life Sciences Program
- Neuroscience Graduate Program
- Neuroscience Studies, senter for
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology
- Ortopedisk kirurgi
- Palliative Care Medicine Program
- Pathology and Molecular Medicine
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Physical Therapy Clinic
- Plastic Surgery
- Public Health Sciences (formerly Community Health and Epidemiology)
- Regional Geriatric Program
- Rehabilitation Therapy
- Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
- Surgical Oncology
- Thoracic Surgery
- Vascular Surgery
With a proud tradition of community, collegiality, and service, Queen’s Faculty of Law develops outstanding legal professionals with a global perspective and advances the understanding and development of the law through dedicated, innovative teaching and scholarship.
Smith School of Business
The Smith School of Business at Queen’s University, one of the world’s premier business schools, has earned its international recognition through its outstanding faculty and innovative approaches to business education. The School develops outstanding leaders with a global perspective and creates new knowledge that advances business and society.
School of Graduate Studies
The School of Graduate Studies offers 120 graduate degree programs within 50+ departments and centres of research to consider. Through Queen’s University School of Graduate Studies, students set their ideas in motion and create an impact on the world.
School of Policy Studies
The School of Policy Studies is a leading centre for advanced education, forskning, debate and interaction with the non-academic world in the fields of public policy and administration.
Queen’s was a result of an outgrowth of educational initiatives planned by Presbyterians in the 1830s. A draft plan for the university was presented at a synod meeting in Kingston in 1839, with a modified bill introduced through the 13th Parliament of Upper Canada during a session in 1840. På 16 oktober 1841, a royal charter was issued through Queen Victoria. Queen’s resulted from years of effort by Presbyterians of Upper Canada to found a college for the education of ministers in the growing colony and to instruct the youth in various branches of science and literature. They modelled the university after the University of Edinburgh and the University of Glasgow. Klasser begynte på 7 mars 1842, in a small wood-frame house on the edge of the city with two professors and 15 students.
The college moved several times during its first eleven years, before settling in its present location. Prior to Canadian Confederation, the college was financially supported by the Presbyterian Church in Scotland, the Canadian government and private citizens. After Confederation the college faced ruin when the federal government withdrew its funding and the Commercial Bank of the Midland District collapsed, a disaster which cost Queen’s two-thirds of its endowment. The college was rescued after Principal William Snodgrass and other officials created a fundraising campaign across Canada.
The risk of financial ruin continued to worry the administration until the final decade of the century. They actively considered leaving Kingston and merging with the University of Toronto as late as the 1880s. With the additional funds bequeathed from Queen’s first major benefactor, Robert Sutherland, the college staved off financial failure and maintained its independence. Queen’s was given university status on 17 Kan 1881. I 1883, Women’s Medical College was founded at Queen’s with a class of three. Theological Hall, ferdigstilt i 1880, originally served as Queen’s main building throughout the late 19th century.
I 1912, Queen’s separated from the Presbyterian Church of Scotland and changed its name to Queen’s University at Kingston. Queen’s Theological College remained in the control of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, før 1925, when it joined the United Church of Canada, where it remains today. The university faced another financial crisis during World War I, from a sharp drop in enrolment due to the military enlistment of students, personale, and faculty. A $1,000,000 fundraising drive and the armistice in 1918 saved the university. Omtrent 1,500 students participated in the war and 187 died. Months before Canada joined World War II, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt, came to Queen’s to accept an honorary degree and, in a broadcast heard around the world, voiced the American policy of mutual alliance and friendship with Canada. Under andre verdenskrig, 2,917 graduates from Queen’s served in the armed forces, suffering 164 fatalities. The Memorial Room in Memorial Hall of the John Deutsch University Centre lists those Queen’s students who died during the world wars.
Queen’s grew quickly after the war, propelled by the expanding postwar economy and the demographic boom that peaked in the 1960s. From 1951 til 1961, enrolment increased from just over 2,000 students to more than 3,000. The university embarked on a building program, constructing five student residences in less than ten years.
Following the reorganization of legal education in Ontario in the mid-1950s, Queen’s Faculty of Law opened in 1957 in the newly built John A. Macdonald Hall. Other construction projects at Queen’s in the 1950s included the construction of Richardson Hall to house Queen’s administrative offices, and Dunning Hall. By the end of the 1960s, like many other universities in Canada, Queen’s tripled its enrolment and greatly expanded its faculty, personale, and facilities, as a result of the baby boom and generous support from the public sector. By the mid-1970s, the number of full-time students had reached 10,000. Among the new facilities were three more residences and separate buildings for the Departments of Mathematics, fysikk, Biology and Psychology, Social Sciences and the Humanities.
During this period Schools of Music, Offentlig forvaltning (now part of Policy Studies), Rehabilitation Therapy, and Urban and Regional Planning were established at Queen’s. The establishment of the Faculty of Education in 1968 on land about a kilometre west of the university inaugurated the university’s west campus.
Queen’s celebrated its sesquicentennial anniversary in 1991, and was visited by Charles, Prince of Wales, and his then-wife, Diana, to mark the occasion. The Prince of Wales presented a replica of the 1841 Royal Charter granted by Queen Victoria, which had established the university; the replica is displayed in the John Deutsch University Centre. The first female chancellor of Queen’s University, Agnes Richardson Benidickson, was installed on 23 oktober 1980. I 1993, Queen’s received Herstmonceux Castle as a donation from alumnus Alfred Bader. The castle is used by the university as the Bader International Study Centre.
I 2001 the Senate Educational Equity Committee (SEEC) studied the experiences of visible minority and Aboriginal faculty members at Queen’s after a black female professor left, alleging that she had experienced racism. Following this survey SEEC commissioned a study which found that many perceived a ‘Culture of Whiteness’ at the university. The report concluded that “white privilege and power continues to be reflected in the Eurocentriccurricula, traditional pedagogical approaches, hiring, promotion and tenure practices, and opportunities for research” at Queen’s. The university’s response to the report is the subject of continuing debate. The administration implemented measures to promote diversity beginning in 2006, such as the position of diversity advisor and the hiring of “dialogue monitors” to facilitate discussions on social justice.
i mai 2010, Queen’s University joined the Matariki Network of Universities, an international group of universities created in 2010, which focuses on strong links between research and undergraduate teaching.
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