Leading Wellness

Queen's strives to cultivate an environment where the holistic health and wellness of our community is our top priority. We recognize wellness as the cornerstone for our individual and collective success and aspire to a stronger and more inclusive community where every individual can thrive.

Employee wellness starts with providing accessible resources focused on supporting wellbeing, vitality, and growth. The work being done at Queen鈥檚 to ensure our organizational culture is one in which employees feel respected, safe, valued, and empowered to succeed is an ongoing priority. Without a healthy and engaged workforce, we cannot advance our mission nor achieve our strategic goals.

Patrick Deane
Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Wellbeing Supports for Leaders

Creating an effective onboarding plan is crucial for welcoming new employees and helping them integrate smoothly into your organization. This strategy forms the beginning of an ongoing relationship and is the point where first impressions are made. It helps build the support network to assist with stress throughout the year and it can set a culture of inclusive employee wellbeing from day one.

Embracing a holistic and proactive approach to employee wellness at 成人大片 is essential to achieving our mission and fulfilling our vision. As stewards of our own wellbeing, we all have a role to play in fostering an environment where every member of our community feels valued and empowered to thrive. By focusing on the health and wellbeing of our employees, we strengthen our collective ability to positively shift our organizational culture.

Lisa Walsh
Interim Associate Vice-Principal, Human Resources

Manager Consultation Line

Contact TELUS Health One by phone at any time for immediate support from a senior level clinician should a situation arise in the workplace that could benefit from professional input or coaching. Situations could include unusual employee behaviour, providing assistance to employees, workplace conflict, and strategies for assisted referrals.

For 24-hour, confidential EFAP support: 1-877-789-7572

For UK employees at Bader College (Toll-free): 0800 169 1920

Manager Toolkit

Take advantage of the customized toolkit designed specifically for managers. The toolkit includes topics and resources like minute audio tips, leading and motivating, performance issues, workplace change, work overload, coaching and career development, and taking care of yourself and your team.

Username: queensu
Password: telushealth

For UK employees at the Bader College:
Username: queensuk
Password: telushealth

Attracting and, more importantly, retaining a diverse workforce requires an atmosphere that meaningfully embraces a culture of support and compassion. We understand this is a continuing journey in which we all play an important role. Our shared objective is an environment that fosters belonging, empowerment, and a positive work culture that is genuinely experienced by every Queen鈥檚 employee.

Stephanie Simpson
Vice-Principal (Culture, Equity, and Inclusion)

Employee Wellbeing Road Map

Built upon iterative consultation and employee-centered data, the Employee Wellbeing Road Map was created to support and nurture a culture where employee wellbeing is a priority in Human Resources and across the Queen鈥檚 community.

Explore the Roadmap

Campus Wellbeing Framework

The Campus Wellbeing Framework is the result of six months of consultations in 2019-20 with students, staff and faculty at Queen鈥檚 University. It represents the shared, wellbeing vision of more than 1,800 Queen鈥檚 community members who told the project team that campus wellbeing is rooted in a culture of care, inclusion and respect, social connectedness, the places we learn and work and in the multiple dimensions of personal health.

Campus Wellness Project

Okanagan Charter

The Okanagan Charter is an International Charter for Health Promoting Universities and Colleges, which calls on post-secondary schools to embed health into all aspects of campus culture and to lead health promotion action and collaboration locally and globally.

Scarborough Charter

Co-created through a process involving extensive consultations and collaboration with Black communities, academic institutions, and various institutional partners, The Scarborough Charter on Anti-Black Racism and Black Inclusion in Higher Education: Principles, Actions, and Accountabilities is a commitment by institutions across Canada to combat anti-Black racism and foster Black inclusion in higher education. The Charter recognizes the realities of anti-Black racism and includes concrete steps for action to ensure institutional and cross-sector accountabilities.