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Hugh Horton to take over as Executive Director of the Bader International Study Centre

After a three-year directorial vacancy, the Queen’s Bader International Study Centre (BISC) has new leadership.Continue...

Concurrent Education applicants directed to study at the BISC

“Because of the high quality of your application, you are eligible to receive an offer to our Concurrent Education (Arts) program, or to the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program, at the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) in East Sussex, UK. We no longer have space in Con-Ed (Arts) on our Kingston campus, and we hope you will seriously consider this option.”Continue...

Senate meeting discusses US immigration order, internal grants and senate-board communications

On Tuesday, the University Senate’s first meeting of 2017 began quietly.Continue...

Board of Trustees addresses racism, strategic framework and student needs

On Friday, Dec. 2 the Queen’s Board of Trustee’s commenced their quarterly meeting in Richardson Hall with an address from Principal Daniel Woolf on the issues of racism facing campus in recent weeks.Continue...

Former BISC students discuss incidents of sexual misconduct

Every year, over 5,000 km away from Queen’s main campus in Herstmonceux, England, more than a hundred first year students begin their studies at Queen’s Bader International Study Center (BISC) with the same excitement as any first year students. During the 2014-15 academic year, however, the first two months alone would offer a very different experience.Continue...

BISC100 is silencing immigrant voices overseas

“You’re all immigrants now,” my first-year professor announced to an audience of mostly white, affluent first-years on exchange in Britain.Continue...

Despite stumble, BISC math and science program stands strong

This Frosh Week, last year’s cohort of Bader International Study Centre students arrived in Kingston for their first year on main campus. For science majors, it’s a year of transition from the first-ever Queen’s science program in England.Continue...

BISC sees program, personnel changes

Students attending the Bader International Study Centre (BISC) in Herstmonceux, England are the first to experience a new academic program that consolidates history and drama into a special module.Continue...

A castle to call one's home

Have you ever asked yourself, “What would I do if I weren’t afraid?” This summer, I answered that question.

In November, when I was accepted to attend the summer term at the Bader...Continue...

The "real" British experience: BISC vs. Warwick

An experience to be had is inarguably on exchange, where the value of education forms from more than in-classroom teachings and scholarly readings.

I recall the excitement I felt boarding...Continue...