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Safety and Security

Security at the BISC

Blue Light Emergency Help Button Bader Hall and the BISC estate are staffed 24 hours by our security team. The team does rounds of the estate and Bader Hall regularly to ensure the safety of all students.

Blue Light System

Identifiable by blue lighting on lampposts, lampposts are located around the estate that have emergency help buttons on them. The emergency help buttons are easily identified on campus by their yellow boxes with a large red button. They are located on frequently travelled routes to create better access to emergency services along those areas. When the red button is pushed, the security team is alerted and will respond to the exact location where the button is activated.

Walkhome Service

Escorted walks and lifts to and from Bader Hall are available to students. You can arrange this service through Bader Hall Reception. The service is available between dusk and sunrise.

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Travel Safety

BISC Students visit London

As with any activity there can be risks when studying abroad - maybe it's the direction of traffic, navigating public transport or not knowing your way around a city. That doesn't mean you shouldn't study abroad! The best way you can remain safe is to know what the risks are, be aware, be responsible, and follow the advice of Queen's and BISC staff.

Your safety is of paramount importance and so to help keep you safe, all students at the BISC are required to comply with Queen's University's Off-Campus Activity Safety Policy (OCASP), through which students are enrolled in the Emergency Support Program (ESP). The Emergency Support Program seeks to:

  • Raise awareness of participants around risks and responsibilities of study/work/travel abroad
  • Provide emergency support to participants
  • Safeguard institution in matters pertaining to legal liability
  • Work with the Off-Campus Activity Safety Policy (OCASP) to support all study/work/travel abroad participants.

You are strongly encouraged to register with your home country’s embassy in the UK. Canadians can register online with Global Affairs Canada.

More information about OCASP and the ESP

Get more information on staying staying safe while travelling

Bader International Study Centre
Herstmonceux Castle
Hailsham, East Sussex
United Kingdom, BN27 1RN
Phone: +44 1323 834444
Fax: +44 1323 834499
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Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment
Gordon Hall, 74 Union Street
Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
Canada, K7L 3N6
Phone: (613) 533-2218
Fax: (613) 533-6810
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