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School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London

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Historic building with 21st Century facilities

Find out more about our Georgian building, award-winning cinema and newly refurbished gallery...

Arts Employability Programme 2018/19

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Evening study

We offer evening courses in literature, art history, creative writing, media studies, journalism, European cultures and languages, Latin American studies and much more...

Birkbeck academic awarded the 2019 Leverhulme Trust Prize

Professor Martin Eve has been awarded the prestigious prize in Languages and Literature.

‘Jews, Money, Myth’ exhibition wins 2019 Museums Change Lives Award

The exhibition at the Jewish Museum London, developed in partnership with the Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism at Birkbeck, confronts and debunks deeply held stereotypes surrounding Jews and money.

Orientation events at Birkbeck

The programme of Orientation and course induction events are a great chance for students to meet new classmates and to prepare as well as possible for the start of term.

16 October 2019 - 17:00: The Origins of Renaissance Architecture in Bohemia - Petr Uličný

Join us to explore leisure architecture of Central Europe in the Renaissance!

16 October 2019 - 18:00: EU Code Week at Birkbeck – Coding Workshop

This October again Europe is celebrating coding. We encourage anyone who is curious about what coding is to join us in an hour session...

17 October 2019 - 09:00: The Art of Not Doing

In a culture that valorises productivity and "progress" what does it mean to not do?

17 October 2019 - 10:00: Signs of Urban Change

An interdisciplinary symposium bringing together academics, communities, and artists in conversation about urban change

17 October 2019 - 16:00: Dyslexia Screening Workshop

Dyslexia screening workshop for students who may think they have dyslexia. Malet street computer room 457.


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