ConEd Students

Queen's University provides many services to our students including Academic SupportsHealth & Wellness, and Student Life services. For more details about the types of support available at the Faculty of Education contact the Student Services Office at Duncan McArthur Hall, Room A112.

Mental Health Resources

Personal Counsellors

Sevda Akilli and Solita Hoogendam provide students of the Faculty of Education with counselling services - same day appointments can be made through Student Wellness Services by calling 613-533-2506 and requesting an Education counsellor. 

Personal Counsellors

Wellness Groups at SWS

Student Wellness Services offers student-only Wellness Groups facilitated by health care professionals. The groups run 6 to 8 weeks are start in October and February of each year. 

Wellness Groups at SWS

Empower Me

Empower Me is a 24/7 phone service for crisis situations and scheduled sessions that allows students to connect with qualified counsellors, consultants, and life coaches for a variety of issues. 

Empower Me

Student Societies for ConEd Students

Concurrent Education Student’s Association (CESA)

CESA is a student-run society that provides resources, events and education to Concurrent Education students. 

CESA website

Alma Mater Society Logo (AMS)

The AMS represents all undergraduate students and provides services and activities. 

AMS website

Gender and Sexualities Alliance

Queen’s Faculty of Education GSA (Gender and Sexualities Alliance) is a group that is facilitated by Education faculty members, graduate students, and teacher candidates. The group provides a space for sharing and community by hosting social events, as well as supporting community initiatives.

GSA webpage

Student Life

Ban Righ Centre
32 Bader Lane

The centre welcomes women of diverse backgrounds and all ages, especially those returning to university after a time away, and offers community, personal, practical and financial support.

Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre
146 Barrie Street

A home away from home for Queen’s Indigenous community. The centre’s programs include 1:1 advising, personal support and counselling, cultural workshops, elder services, traditional teachings and ceremonies, a lounge, library, laundry, kitchen, feasts and a Supporting Indigenous Graduate Enhancement pod.

Student Community Relations Office
JDUC, Room 142a, 87 Union St.

Guidance and advice about living in the Kingston community, including information about housing, leases, insurance, moving in, moving out and neighbour issues.

Yellow House
140 Stuart Street 

Yellow House is a safe, comfortable and accountable space for queer, racialized, and marginalized students to create community, to feel empowered, to empower others, to celebrate and to honour their histories. Yellow House seeks to engage students in initiatives that actively dismantle oppressive, racist and colonial ideologies and practices.

Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC)
JDUC, Room 111, 87 Union St.

The centre provides an informal gathering place for the international members of the Queen’s community to network and receive non-academic advice. Supports and programs are offered to students interested in internationalizing their education on campus or through study, work or travel abroad.