Clearing Open Day

Venue: Birkbeck Main Building
Booking details: Free entry; booking required


saturday 19 august, 12-4PM

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This event is designed for prospective students who have been offered a place through Clearing or those thinking of applying.

You'll have the opportunity to ask any questions you have about Birkbeck to members of staff and current students. You'll also get the chance to look around our campus and facilities.

When you arrive at Birkbeck, please make your way to the entrance of our main building located on Torrington Square (number 1 on this map), where you will be greeted by staff and student ambassadors in blue t-shirts.

Please make sure to arrive 15 minutes before the start of your first activity, so that you have enough time to register. Please also note that subject sessions will only run once, from 2pm to 3pm. The Departments of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Organisational Psychology will not be holding subject sessions.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

Welcome Talk - 45 minutes

Start times: 12.15pm, 1.15pm and 3.15pm in Room B33

Our Welcome Talk will give you an introduction to Birkbeck, as well as covering fees and funding, student support services and accommodation options for Birkbeck students. You will also learn about our extensive Careers and Employability service and Birkbeck Talent, our dedicated in-house recruitment service for students.

Student Life, Q&A and Birkbeck Bounce - 45 minutes

Start times: 1.15pm and 3.15pm in Room 153

Hear from current students about what it's like to study in London, and how they make the most of studying in the evening at Birkbeck. This session will finish with Birkbeck Bounce, a chance for you to chat to different Birkbeck students for threeminutes at a time.

Subject talks and Q&As - 1 hour

Start time: 2pm only

Academic staff from various departments will be on-hand to talk about their subject area and answer your questions. Please note that the Departments of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Organisational Psychology will not be holding subject sessions.

Campus and library tours - 1 hour

Depart every 30 minutes from 1pm onwards from the Malet Street Main Building entrance

Our student ambassadors will show you around our main campus, and you will learn about the local history and beautiful surroundings of Bloomsbury.

Welcome and Refreshment Hub - room G15

Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the afternoon in our Welcome Hub, where our current student ambassadors and staff will be ready to answer any questions you have about studying at Birkbeck.

For more information about Clearing 2017 visit the Birkbeck Clearing page. Get involved on social media too using #hellobbk on Twitter and Facebook.

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Contact phone: 0207 380 3189

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