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Queen’s now projects reduced deficit of $16.5 million

The University’s Operating Fund is now projecting a reduced deficit of $16.5 million, instead of the budgeted $24 million deficit , according to a report submitted to the Board of Trustees in March.Continue...

What it’s like being a ‘Castle Kid’

Back in 2018, I went out on a limb and accepted an offer to do my first year of undergrad at the Queen’s Bader International Study Centre (BISC), located in East Sussex, England, where students go to school at Herstmonceux Castle.Continue...

Despite unclear future of fall term, University maintains increase in BISC enrolment targets

Ahead of the June 1 acceptance deadline, COVID-19 is posing uncertainty for first-year enrolment at the Bader International Study Centre (BISC).Continue...

Queen’s should let go of the castle

The Bader International Study Centre (BISC) at Herstmonceux Castle in England costs Queen’s more than it’s worth to students’ experience. It’s time for the University to consider investing its money into better programming.Continue...

Queen’s drops two places in national research rankings

According to data released last week , Queen’s dropped two places in the 2018 national ranking for research, scoring 13th out of 50 Canadian universities.Continue...

Dismissed BISC Employee files for disability discrimination, citing depression

Adrian Thomas, the former general manager of catering services at the Bader International Study Centre (BISC), claimed he was terminated because of his mental illness.Continue...

News in Brief: Winter Week 11

The Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre (DDQIC) has announced it will expand its summer entrepreneurship program abroad to the Bader International Study Centre (BISC).Continue...

Bader International Study Center struggles with stagnant enrollment, financial problems

For years, the Bader International Study Center (BISC) has been touted as the crown jewel of Queen’s international experience. Despite this feeling, annual reports reveal the BISC’s struggles with low enrolment and financial instability over the last half decade.Continue...

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...

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