The Bader International Study Centre is located just minutes from England's southern coast. We take advantage of this proximity to key global cities such as London, Paris, and Berlin, in order to provide you with innovative and unique experiential learning opportunities. You can explore British culture and history in nearby cities such as Brighton, Eastbourne, Battle, Bexhill, and Hastings. Each has a vibrant culture that is on display in local shops, restaurants, and on colourful seaside piers.
The BISC is a 1.5 hour train ride south of London and with services running several times per hour, this global city is at your fingertips. London is home to top businesses, government institutions, and non-governmental organizations, and the BISC's proximity to London is vital for supporting experiential learning which provides you with the opportunity to learn in a hands-on environment from key practitioners and officials. In doing so we help you connect classroom learning and skill development to the realities of our globalized world.
The major cities of continental Europe are all easily accessible from the BISC. Experiential Learning Opportunities during the Mid-Term Trips to cities such as Paris bring you to the major governmental organizations, historical sites, and cultural locations. Europe's diverse culture and important role global affairs creates the ideal setting for experiential, interdisciplinary learning.
The Bader International Study Centre (Queen’s University, Canada) is committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment that is fair, positive, and supportive for all members of our community. We strive to ensure all members’ views are valued and shared in a secure environment through a commitment to upholding equity*, diversity**, inclusion***, and advancing indigenous initiatives. The BISC supports the fair treatment and opportunity for all by asserting the importance of non-discriminatory treatment either directly or indirectly on the ground of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
*Equity: Substantive fairness for everyone thereby ensuring that members of equity-seeking groups are able to achieve full participation in the university (BISC).
**Diversity: The representation of the population with respect to designated groups.
***Inclusion: The climate and acceptance of differences that comes with diversity i.e. different ways of living and working.
Land acknowledgement: Queen’s University, Canada is situated on Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory.