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Who we are

BISA - British and Irish Students’ Association is a non-profit student association which was created to provide a sense of community for the British and Irish students at RSU.

Our main aim is to be a welcoming space for the British and Irish students at RSU and represent them within the international community here as well as providing support with all aspects of student life in Rīga. Adjusting to life abroad can be tough and we hope to make the transition here easier. We also organise events throughout the year, both academic and social, to augment the education here and provide opportunities to spend time with other British students as well as joint events run with other societies which allow for international collaboration.

BISA Board

President – Margi Patel 


You miss 100% of the shots you don't take .
- Wayne Gretzky

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Vice-President – Shital Malla


Stay far from the timid, only make moves when your heart's in it, and live the phrase 'Sky's the limit'
- Biggie Smalls

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Treasurer – Elizabeth Jenkinson


I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.
– Florence Nighthingale



Secretary -Manu Thoppuram


Be melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself
– Rumi



Get in touch

To find out about our events, check us out on Facebook.