To help keep you on track, the BISC has created a handy Next Steps checklist outlining the tasks and deadlines you need to keep in mind.
Passport, visas (Student, Visitor, Schengen), evidence of English language, Biometric Residence Permits and more.
Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources - a one-day summer orientation program for incoming first year students and their families.
Bank machines, credit cards, prepaid travel credit cards, setting up a UK bank account, cashing facility, safety deposit, VAT and budgeting.
Supplementary health insurance - Information for First-Year, Upper-Year and Law students.
Off-Campus Activity Safety Policy, the Emergency Support Program (ESP), creating a low-risk record.
What to Pack
What to pack? What to leave behind? What electronics shall I bring? We do our best to answer all of these questions and more in this section.
Staying in Touch
Cell phone contracts, international call cards, Skype, postal services and other ways of staying in touch with friends and family.
Important info for Con-Ed Students!
Vital Police checks, about letters of accommodation, your Placement Schools.
Early arrivals, and everything you need to know as you prepare for departure.
Orientation & Enrolment
Police Registration, Student ID Cards, Registering with the Doctor and other important docs. Plus, find out what Student Services have planned for your local orientation.
Setting up power of attorney, about dual citizenship, income taxes, safeguarding important documents, property insurance & liability.
Meet the Student Services Team
Meet the Student Services Team, campus counsellors and medical personnel.
Bader College (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. Bader College 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 (ader College).
**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.