If you notice any information that is incorrect or if you know of any resources that are not listed, please contact director@sgps.ca

Queen’s Black Academic Society (QBAS) at Queen’s University
QBAS hosts career programs for black students. They also provide care packages every term for black students in need. They are also at the forefront of the Black History Month celebration at Queen’s University.

You can reach out to the executives via Facebook through this link: https://www.facebook.com/QueensBlackAcademicSociety/

Ban Righ Centre
The Centre is an inclusive community that serves undergraduate, graduate, professional, domestic, immigrant, and international women students. We support students participating in online learning and those attending classrooms at Queen’s University. They offer services such as student advising, food assistance, financial assistance, and workspaces, and it is a breastfeeding-friendly location.

Link to access the services: https://www.queensu.ca/ban-righ-centre/services/ban-righ

Financial Support for Black-Led Activities at Queen’s University

  1. Faculty of Arts and Science Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Indigenization (EDI-I) Fund. The maximum amount for the award is $3500. Undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, adjuncts, and staff in the Faculty of Arts and Science are all eligible to request support through the Fund. The Fund can also be used by community groups or other faculties within Queen’s as long as there is a sponsoring FAS memberLink to the website: https://www.queensu.ca/artsci/about-us/edii/edii-fund
  1. Black Excellence in Mentorship Award: Black Faculty (inclusive of continuing and term adjuncts), graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and staff in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences , who individually or as a team, contribute to an inclusive and supportive research environment at Queen’s University. A subcommittee of the FAS EDII Council will review submissions, and a select group of outstanding nominees will receive a $3,000 Mentorship Award.Link to the award portal: https://www.queensu.ca/artsci/fas-funds-and-awards/black-excellence-in-mentorship-award#:~:text=The%20Black%20Excellence%20in%20Mentorship,the%20Black%20community%20at%20Queen’s.

Yellow House
The Yellow House Student Centre for Equity and Inclusion (commonly referred to as simply “the Yellow House”) is a centralized space that provides programming, advisory services, and resources and acts as a hub for all things equity. We are committed to creating a comfortable and accountable space for students who identify as Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Colour (QTBIPoC) to feel safe, to create community, to be empowered, to celebrate their identity, and to flourish. We seek to engage students in initiatives that actively dismantle oppressive, racist, and colonial ideologies and practices. They offered a plethora of resources that you can access via the link below.

Link: https://www.queensu.ca/yellow-house/

African and Caribbean Student’s Association
ACSA is a cultural club at Queen’s University for African and Caribbean students and other students. They offer several support services such as annual culture shows, dance workshops, social events and black history month celebrations.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/ACSAQueensU/

Other Black Student Supports Groups at Queen’s: Kingston Connect for Black Students; Ghanaian in Kingston, Black Connect and Nigerians in Kingston.