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Student Experiences

Discover what our students experience at the Faculty of Education at Queen's University. Read about their own stories, adventures and opportunities during their studies. Want to have your story featured? Email justine.mayhew@queensu.ca for more information on how to be featured.

Student Experiences: ATEP Gave me an Environment Where I Felt Safe, Cared for, and Supported.

December 5, 2019

By: Olivia Rondeau

Olivia Rondeau

The Aboriginal Teacher Education Program (ATEP) at Queen’s University Faculty of Education is more than a program, it is a community. It is a community where you can feel comfortable to express your identity and be proud of who you are.

B.Ed. Student Changes The World One Beeswax Wrap at Time.

July, 15, 2019

By: Megan Tucker

I was fortunate enough to spend my Queen’s Alternative Practicum in Uganda, engaging in one of many projects from the Africa Sustainable Tourism Care Foundation (ASTCF). The bulk of my time in Uganda was spent teaching environmental education at a village school, to roughly seven hundred primary students. 

Mind, body, and spirit – Meet Barbara Laing

Mind, body, and spirit – Meet Barbara Laing

PhD Candidate in Education

March 26, 2019

by Phil Gaudreau

Written for the School of Graduate Studies

There are those moments in life that just give you goosebumps – that sensation that you’ve experienced something incredible, and your life will never be the same from that point on.

How do people experience the serendipitous as spiritual? How do these moments impact learning? And how is this learning shared with others? Barbara Laing (B.Ed’05) wants to find out.

Con.Ed. Student Helps Kids Feel the Music

Katie with Sistema Kingston children

Con.Ed. Student Helps Kids Feel the Music

Katie Mulvihill is a 2nd year concurrent education student at Queen’s.  A Kingstonian and an environmental and health studies major, she was drawn to a non traditional classroom setting practicum with Sistema Kingston for the opportunity to “make connections with kids and help create new experiences for them.”

Katie spent the last 12 summers at a camp close to Kingston. She found counselling kids and running programs as something that has shaped her as a person. She brings her passion for the outdoors, and a strong interest in music – playing both the piano and guitar – to her practicum as Sistema Kingston. Read more.

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