Spend Your First Year of University at the Castle Fall 2021 Abroad in Southern England After over a year of remote learning, the Bader International Study Centre team is excited to once again offer Queen’s students the opportunity to spend their first year of university studies at Herstmonceux Castle in East Sussex, England. The health and safety of students, staff, and faculty is still a primary concern, and decisions regarding public health measures taken at the BISC will be made in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada and UK Public Health authorities. For more information on our protocols for the fall, please take a look at our COVID-19 Readiness page.
Queen’s Places 1st in Canada in Global Impact Rankings First in Canada, Fifth in the World Did you hear? Queen's University has ranked 1st in Canada and 5th in the World in the 2021 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings for our community's efforts to advance the United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals locally and globally! Read the whole story in the Queen’s Gazette.
Accelerate your Degree Join us for Summer 2022 at the Castle Reduce your course load for the following semester(s). Discover more about our intensive BISC experience this Summer on the BISC Summer Plus pages.
Choose the program that suits you A Diverse Course Offering With a range of programs exploring subjects such as engineering, commerce, music, history, and science, there's a program for you! All students benefit from our small class sizes and graduate-style contact with our professors.
Science Labs on site A hub for Science and Innovation The BISC's brand new Science and Innovation Lab provides state-of-the-art wet and dry lab facilities on campus. Learn valuable laboratory skills, and become proficient in the use of technical equipment and scientific instruments. Options after 1st year include: Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics and Physics.
Exciting Mid-Term Trips Your Gateway To Adventure The midterm trips are an outstanding, extended opportunity for you to explore global political, cultural and historical sites of interest. Examine primary sources first-hand! You will have the opportunity to visit sites relating to your courses as well as time to explore on your own.