12 episodes

On the Shift Podcast, facilitated by Student Affairs, you will hear from students from diverse backgrounds about their lived experiences at Queen’s, how these experiences are shaped by identity, their visions for a safer and more inclusive campus climate, and what needs to happen for there to be a meaningful and lasting culture shift.

Please note that on the Shift Podcast, students will share their experiences with harassment, discrimination, and violence. These are difficult topics. If you feel overwhelmed at any point while listening to this podcast, or reflecting on it later, pay attention to your needs. There are resources to support you. They can be found at https://www.queensu.ca/inclusive/initiatives/student-experiences-survey/support

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On the Shift Podcast, facilitated by Student Affairs, you will hear from students from diverse backgrounds about their lived experiences at Queen’s, how these experiences are shaped by identity, their visions for a safer and more inclusive campus climate, and what needs to happen for there to be a meaningful and lasting culture shift.

Please note that on the Shift Podcast, students will share their experiences with harassment, discrimination, and violence. These are difficult topics. If you feel overwhelmed at any point while listening to this podcast, or reflecting on it later, pay attention to your needs. There are resources to support you. They can be found at https://www.queensu.ca/inclusive/initiatives/student-experiences-survey/support

Theme music by Ellen McGarity-Shipley

    Seeds of Change

    Seeds of Change

    This bonus episode of the Shift Podcast was recorded in front of a live audience during Student Voices Week and featured a panel of all male-identifying students who share their perspectives on male allyship. Tune in to hear Owen, Jared, Chad, Robert and host, Kwame Osei, unpack the need for men to reflect on the space they occupy, the importance of being an ally in male dominated settings, and the need to let go of traditional notions of what it means to be a man.

    For a list of resources mentioned in this episode, and for a transcript of the recording, visit: https://www.queensu.ca/campuswellnessproject/shift-podcast

    Find Your Peace

    Find Your Peace

    On this bonus episode of The Shift Podcast, a collaboration with the Office of Faith & Spiritual Life, we hear from Jared, Monique and Salma. They address the paradox of language being limiting while also providing a means to self-identify, external versus internal definitions of self, the power of Black womanhood, and how they’ve navigated their educational journeys as Black students of faith at Queen’s.


     


    For a list of resources mentioned in this episode, and for a transcript of the recording, visit: https://www.queensu.ca/campuswellnessproject/shift-podcast

    Taking the First Step

    Taking the First Step

    On this episode of The Shift Podcast, we hear from Andrea and Serena. They discuss how one’s self-perception can be impacted by their environment, the importance of setting boundaries, and reasons why you should never be afraid to reach out for support.


    For a list of resources mentioned in this episode, and for a transcript of the recording, visit: https://www.queensu.ca/campuswellnessproject/shift-podcast

    Pockets of People

    Pockets of People

    On this episode of The Shift Podcast, we hear Tryphena and Spencer’s take on party culture, finding your people, and the importance of allyship among equity-deserving groups.


    Please note that this episode addresses topics related to sexual violence. Please pay attention to your needs as you listen to this podcast. If you need support, visit https://www.queensu.ca/sexualviolencesupport/support 


    For a list of resources mentioned in this episode, and for a transcript of the recording, visit: https://www.queensu.ca/campuswellnessproject/shift-podcast

    Planting Seeds

    Planting Seeds

    On this episode of The Shift Podcast, Ashley and Sashun discuss the significance and meaning of a name, the pressures of student club culture, and the general lack of awareness of the many resources that exist for students across campus.


    For a list of resources mentioned in this episode, and for a transcript of the recording, visit: https://www.queensu.ca/campuswellnessproject/shift-podcast

    Finding Home

    Finding Home

    On this episode of The Shift Podcast, we hear from Sam and Kai about the differences between rural and urban upbringings, the importance of respecting pronouns, and the power of storytelling. The Shift Podcast Sam & Kai.mp3
    For a list of resources mentioned in this episode, and for a transcript of the recording, visit: https://www.queensu.ca/campuswellnessproject/shift-podcast

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