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 at 32 Bader Lane


  • 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


Supporting Our Students in 2020

The Ban Righ Centre is currently closed due to the COVID-19 situation. Staff are working remotely continuing to offer student advising and support over video meetings, telephone and by email.  Emergency bursaries are available for eligible students.

Don’t forget to check our Facebook page where we will be posting regular updates on student advising, programming and events.  Ban Righ Centre Facebook

We miss you all! We look forward to re-opening our doors once this crisis has passed, and when we are confident we can keep everyone safe.  In the meantime please contact us at with any inquiries.

Susan, Lisa, Gamila, and Nikisha

Click here for updated information on Queen’s response to the Coronavirus: Coronavirus COVID-19 Resources

The Ban Righ Centre assists 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, along with practical, personal and financial support.

This environment supports academic endeavours, encourages mutuality and equality, and nurtures and respects all women identified students.

Contact us to find out about Student Advising, emergency bursaries, noon Zoom Drop-ins and upcoming programming.  

Follow us on Facebook for the latest updates.

Inspiring Women: Together in 2020


Inspiring Women 2020 Poster The winners of the 2020 Inspiring Women Awards have been chosen!!! 


 Video Event on October 21 at 7pm



 More information on the Event









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