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Benefits and services

As a Birkbeck graduate, you can access a range of benefits and services. 

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alumni discount

  • Birkbeck alumni are eligible to receive a tuition fee discount when enrolling onto a Master's degree (MA, MSc, LLM and MRes).

Subscription to BBK magazine and e-bbk 

Careers advice

Library membership

  • Birkbeck Library membership
    • Reference use of the library is free of charge to alumni
    • Additionally, for an annual fee, alumni can register for ‘borrowing membership’ allowing up to five items to be borrowed
    • With borrowing membership, or by paying £6 for a day pass, alumni can access certain electronic resources via a PC in the library. Please note there is no remote access to e-resources.
  • University of London Library membership
    • As a Birkbeck graduate, you are also eligible to join Senate House Library, the central library of the University of London. 
    • As part of your membership, you can borrow 10 books and access online resources including JSTOR.
    • Three types of membership are available: three-month, six-month and one-year subscriptions. 

Access to the facilities at Student Central 

  • Birkbeck alumni can join Student Central (formerly ULU) with an alumni membership package, which lets you: 
    • join the gym and pool at a reduced rate 
    • book the sports hall at a reduced rate 
    • join clubs and societies 
    • sign up for courses and training 
    • go to gigs
    • get into the bars and functions rooms after 6:30pm
    • get a 10% discount in the bars and café 
  • Alumni membership lasts for life and costs £40 - sign up for a Student Central alumni membership