Difficult events

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Difficult events
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How do you cope when difficult events happen, and you are far away from your home community? Nathalia Santos Ocasio talks about facing the feeling that her heart is in one part of the world while her body is in another.

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Food Access

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Food Access
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Have you ever struggled to access food? Mina Boules and Edwin Kiarie talk about their experiences with food insecurity and some of the resources that have helped them.

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Accessibility

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How have you navigated Queen’s as a student with a disability? Getachew Gebeyaw Tadese shares his experience with inclusion and accessibility.

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Belonging and Burnout

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Belonging and Burnout
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What do belonging and burnout mean to you? Isabella Aung shares her experiences of belonging and burnout are connected.

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Procrastination

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Procrastination
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How do you procrastinate? Ozge Girgin talks about the ways she procrastinates and strategies for staying focused as a student.

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Fun on a Budget

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Fun on a Budget
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How can you have fun on a tight budget? Johanna Amos shares tips about how to connect with your community but not spend too much money. Guest: Johanna Amos

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Community

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How can you build community in a new place? Navjit Gaurav shares tips about overcaming loneliness by building a community at Queen’s. Guest: Navjit Gaurav

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Homesickness

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How has homesickness affected your wellbeing? Krissy Liu talks about how homesickness impacted her and shares the strategies she uses to overcome her longing for family, friends, and home.  

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Exchange

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How has an exchange experience impacted you? Guest: Ashley Luo Queen’s Resources: International Programs Office – https://www.queensu.ca/ipo/

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Using multiple languages to support learning

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Using multiple languages to support learning
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How can the knowledge and use of multiple languages help us be better learners? Guest: Yiyi He Queen’s Resources: SASS 1:1 appointments: https://sass.queensu.ca/appointments

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Thesis Supervisory Relationships

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Thesis Supervisory Relationships
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How can we navigate the ups and downs of intercultural thesis supervisor relationship? Guest: Ellie Queen’s Resources: SGSPA resources: https://www.queensu.ca/sgs/current-students/graduate-supervision 

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Returning to University after Time Away

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Returning to University after Time Away
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What is it like to return to university as an older student? Guest: Samad Shabestari  Queen’s Resources: Ban Righ Centre – https://www.queensu.ca/ban-righ-centre/   SASS academic skills appointments – https://sass.queensu.ca/appointments

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Online Learning

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Online Learning
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How can we overcome the challenges of online learning while appreciating its benefits? Guest: Simran Dhaliwal Queen’s Resources: SASS Academics 101 – https://sass.queensu.ca/sites/sasswww/files/courses/academics-101/#/

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Academic Integrity

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Academic Integrity
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What does academic integrity mean to you, and why is it important? Guest: Paula Larrondo Queen’s Resources: SASS Academic Integrity online tutorial – https://sass.queensu.ca/sites/sasswww/files/courses/academic-integrity/#/ Academic Connections Certificate – https://sass.queensu.ca/resources/academic-english-skills

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Group work

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How can we overcome the challenges of group work at university and in the workplace?   Guests: Joshua O. Awolusi & Ian Garner QUIC Intercultural Awareness Certificate – https://quic.queensu.ca/get-involved/intercultural-training/    SASS Group Work Resource – https://sass.queensu.ca/resources/online/group-work

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Miscommunication

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How can we navigate communication differences and learn from misunderstandings?  Guest: Lynn Chen Queen’s Resources Speak Up – https://sass.queensu.ca/resources/academic-english-skills  Career Services – https://careers.queensu.ca/students/resources-student-groups-identities/international-students  

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Accented English

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We all speak with an accent, but how does your unique accent affect your identity and how others perceive you? On this week’s episode, hear stories from the Queen’s community about accented English, and learn about resources available to support you. Guests Emina Arase & Janki Patel Speak Up: Academic Speaking Skills Lab – https://sass.queensu.ca/eal/#SPEAK […]

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Diversity is a Strength

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Diversity is a Strength
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What does diversity mean to you? On this week’s episode, hear stories about racism and diversity, equity, and inclusion, from the Queen’s community. Also, learn about resources and support available to you if you experience discrimination at Queen’s. Guests Mingyuan Li Ning Feng Resources Human Rights and Equity Office – https://www.queensu.ca/hreo/home

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Housing

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Housing
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Navigating your first housing rental in Canada? On this week’s episode, hear stories from the Queen’s community about challenges and lessons learned in the Canadian rental market, and learn about a housing resource available to Queen’s student. Guest Amir Hashemi Resource Queen’s Students Community Relations – https://www.queensu.ca/studentcommunityrelations/home

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Finances

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Finances
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Managing your finances as a student is challenging, especially in a new context. Listen to this week’s podcast to hear stories from the Queen’s community and learn about resources to help you manage your finances as a student. Guest Kamyar Goudarzi Resources Career Services – https://careers.queensu.ca/

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Authorial Voice

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What is authorial voice in academic writing? Listen to this week’s podcast to hear stories from the Queen’s community and learn about resources to help you develop your unique authorial voice. Guests Yunyi Chen Anderson de Oliveira Resource Write Nights – https://sass.queensu.ca/eal/#WN

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Academic Culture Shock

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Academic Culture Shock
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Many students experience academic culture shock. What are the underlying assumptions and expectations in a particular institution, program, or classroom, and how do we navigate them? On this week’s podcast, hear stories from the Queen’s community and learn about resources for overcoming academic culture shock. Guest Shaza Kaoud Abdelaziz Resources Academic Connections Certificate – https://sass.queensu.ca/eal/#ACC Student […]

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Launching Now! International Voices at Queen’s!

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Launching Now! International Voices at Queen's!
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International Voices at Queen’s is an inquisitive and supportive listening space for members of the Queen’s University community, especially those with intercultural realities, those engaging in language learning, and those seeking to increase intercultural awareness. Launching August 31st 2021, join us weekly for new episodes covering all manner of interesting topics!

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Culture Shock

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Culture Shock
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Have you experienced culture shock before? On this week’s International Voices at Queen’s podcast premiere, hear stories from the Queen’s community and learn about resources for overcoming culture shock.

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