Fellows of the College

Honorary Fellowships are awarded to individuals who:

  • have attained distinction in the arts, literature, science or public life 
  • have rendered exceptional service, which may include philanthropic support, to Birkbeck
  • have or have had a close association with Birkbeck. 

Fellowships are awarded at our annual graduation ceremonies, where the College Orator presents them to the Birkbeck community with a formal oration.