W100 Representative

Brenda PaulAssociate Vice-Principal, Integrated Communications

Queen’s University, founded in 184, stand on a history of unparalleled academic and research achievement and remain committed to challenging assumptions of the past. The university drives forward the boundaries of knowledge through research and learning – all in service to its vision of an inclusive, diverse, and sustainable society.

The Queen’s community seeks to solve the world’s most significant and urgent challenges with intellectual curiosity, passion to achieve, and commitment to collaboration.

The university is located in the city of Kingston, Ontario, Canada on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our campus community is deeply integrated into the city’s local and regional economy, culture, and social fabric.

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Our diversity enriches the community.Our research changes the world.

Mission & Vision:


Queen’s is the university for the future. We stand on a history of strength but are unafraid to challenge assumptions of the past. We offer an exceptional student experience, attract and cultivate excellence and leadership, and push the boundaries of knowledge through research—in service to an inclusive, diverse and sustainable society.


The Queen’s community—our people—will solve the world’s most significant and urgent challenges with their intellectual curiosity, passion to achieve, and commitment to collaborate.

Driven to discover


Research centres and institutes


Contributed to Canada's GDP in 2018/2019

Queen’s University’s reputation for leading-edge physics, cancer research, geoengineering, data analytics, surveillance studies, social science and mental health research is well documented, highlighted by the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics.

Queen’s researchers are working to improve the wellbeing of people and our planet. Some are exploring the building blocks of the universe. Others are working to improve health care and sustainable technologies. Across all disciplines, we are on a mission of discovery.

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