Representative Bodies

All graduate students in our department are represented by the Political Studies Graduate Student Association (PSGSA) at the department and university level, and by the Society of Graduate & Professional Students (SGPS) at the university and community level.

For more information about the SGPS, please visit its website: Society of Graduate and Professional Students


Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows within the Political Studies department at Queen’s are unionized under the Public Service Alliance of Canada, Local 901 (PSAC 901).

For more information about PSAC 901, please visit:

To view our Collective Bargaining Agreement, please press here.

Academic Support & Counselling Services

SGPS Student Advisor Program:

Student Wellness Services: Health, Counselling, and Accessibility Services