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Explore Newsletter - January 20th Edition

Make sure you sign up for The Amazing Race 2.0 this Sunday! Eternal glory awaits the victors! To help you train, we are running open gym sessions this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, so if you’ve ever wondered how to get the most out of a particular piece of apparatus, why not pop down and find out?

We end this issue by profiling five members of your Student Government. Get the lowdown on your reps!

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Explore Newsletter - January 13th Edition

Do you have the Travel Bug? Be sure to sign up for the BISC’s first ever ‘Wanderlust’ showcase. Swap travel stories with fellow adventurers and share your love of travel! We also promote the last presentation at the castle by our Scholar in Residence, Skyler Hijazi. Come along for his talk, then stay for cake afterwards and wish him well! And this week’s staff profile features Geoff Nelson, our new Chemistry Prof.

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The Fall 2015 Student Research Conference

Last Thursday evening, members of the BISC student community participated in our End of Term Research Conference, sharing their work with their peers, staff, and faculty.  In the first panel we had papers from Maddison Andrews (Art History), Elyse Loewen (English), Claire Hinton-Albert (Music), and Katherine Gall (Development Studies / Art) on topics as diverse as the multiple interpretations of Botticelli’s Primavera, the poetry of Stevie Smith, Shostakovich’s Second Waltz, and the work of El Anatsui.

Explore Newsletter - December 9 Edition

End of Term is upon us. Explore would like to wish all our students best of luck in their exams, and if you are leaving us straight after, a very Merry Christmas! Don’t forget to pick up your photos from the end of term celebration in the Dining Hall, and this issue also has details of how to order your BISC Yearbook. This week’s staff profile is a 3 for 1, and features the ladies of the Bader Hall Reception Team.

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Explore Newsletter - December 2 Edition

We have a packed schedule of events at The Castle this December! Besides our great mix of Christmas-themed events, be sure not to miss our End of Term Conference on December 3rd, which showcases student research here at the BISC. Standing up and presenting in front of your peers is never easy, so please come along and show your support at 6:30pm in the Conference Room. On Friday, we have our End of Term Celebration, so it's time to dig out your dancing shoes people! This week’s staff profile features Meg Chalmers, our Assistant Student Enrolment Manager.