Ban Righ Centre

Ban Righ Centre

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  • Founding women cutting the ribbon for the Ban Righ Centre.

    The founding women cutting the ribbon for the Ban Righ Centre. Learn more about the Ban Righ Centre's history

  • Ban Righ student with her child.

    Ban Righ student with her child at our annual Spring Celebration event. 

  • Ban Righ Centre building

    The Ban Righ Centre is open during the summer!

  • choir at the 2018 Inspiring Women event

    Local choir performing at our 2018 Inspiring Women event. Learn more about this year's Inspiring Women event.

The Ban Righ Centre: Supporting Mature Women at Queen's Since 1974

We assist women of all ages, especially those who are returning to university after a time away, to continue formal or informal education. Here, women from diverse backgrounds find community, practical, personal and financial support in an informal setting prepared to meet their particular needs. This environment supports academic endeavours, encourages mutuality and equality, and nurtures and respects women. Our free services include:

  • Student advising
  • Free soup lunches
  • Work and napping spaces
  • Computer lab and printers
  • Lending library
  • Emergency financial assistance
  • Noon-hour Speaker Series
  • Faculty mentoring

Event Spotlight: Inspiring Women 2019

Wednesday, October 23,  7:30 pm - 10 pm

Our Inspiring Women celebration is held at the beautiful Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts and will celebrate inspiring women at Queen's and in the Kingston Community.

Come join us for this uplifting event, where two women from the Queen's and Kingston community will be honoured for their leadership and mentoring skills.

No tickets are required and the event is free of charge.

Check back for more details about the program. 

flyer for the 2019 inspiring women event


Student Spotlight

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