Queen's is a mid-sized university with several faculties, colleges and professional schools, as well as the Bader International Study Centre located in Herstmonceux, East Sussex, United Kingdom. Located in one of Canada's historic cities, Queen's is home to many limestone buildings and also includes modern facilities such as the Queen's Centre building opened in 2009 and the School of Medicine building opened in 2011. The campus also has a fully integrated network of six libraries and is home to several museums and galleries.
The university is known for a number of pioneering academic initiatives. For instance, it initiated graduate work and correspondence study in Canada, and was the first to offer academic programs in business and commerce, engineering, physics, art conservation, policy studies and industrial relations.
Queen's offers a range of programs including: Arts and Science, Engineering and Applied Science, Business, Health Sciences (Medicine, Nursing and Rehabilitation Therapy), Education, Law, and Graduate Studies. It also offers programs such as Global Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Health Studies, Cultural Studies, and Neuroscience.
Queen's is a full-spectrum, research-intensive university that conducts research in areas of critical concern, including global and community health, sustainable energy, environment and the economy, social issues such as surveillance, poverty and bullying, and art conservation.
A member of the prestigious U15 group of research-intensive Canadian universities and the international Matariki Network of Universities, Queen's has a good academic reputation. It also offers student exchange, and international work and study opportunities.
The Queen's campus in Kingston is home to students from more than 90 different countries; international students make up approximately 7% of the full-time student population. As a residential university, more than 90% of students come from outside of Kingston and live in residence. Upper year, professional and graduate students live in a vibrant community surrounding the campus, most within a 15-minute walk.
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