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Welcome to the Finance Department's website

The Finance Department has responsibility for managing the financial activity of the College, including staff payroll and superannuation, research grants and contracts, student fees and more.

We hope that you will find this website useful in advising you of the services that we provide and who to contact if you have a query.

If you are not able to find what you are looking for, we recommend that you use our helpful A-Z index to the left-hand side of this page.

If you are a new member of staff we have created a page with useful links of various information within the Finance Department's web site..

Please contact the Web Maintainer if you have any queries, comments or corrections for the site.

Our counter opening hours

We are based in Malet Street and Egmont House, 25-31 Tavistock Place and our counter opening hours are as follows:

  • For the collection of petty cash or the paying in of cash or cheques, please come to Income counter, Student Advice Centre, Malet Street between the hours of:
    • 10:00-12:00 and 14:30-16:30

    • Telephone No. for enquires 020 7631 6634/0605

  • For payroll, pension and payment enquiries, please come to Egmont House, 1st Floor between the hours of :
    • 10:00-13:00 and 14:30-17:00

    • Telephone No. for Payment enquires 020 3926 3140

    • Telephone No. for Payroll enquires 020 3926 3136

• For tuition fees enquiries, please go to the Student Centre helpdesk which is open
    Monday: 11am to 6:30pm
    Tuesday to Thursday: 10:30am to 6:30pm
    Friday: 10:30am to 5:00pm   

              Out of term opening hours:
               Monday: 11am to 6pm
               Tuesday  to Thursday: 10:30am to 6pm
               Friday 10:30am to 5:00pm
          Ask a question or telephone: 020 3907 0700  Monday to Thursday 12pm – 6pm, Friday 12pm – 5pm

Should students need to contact the student centre outside of these hours you can do so via the webform at

Please address external mail for the Finance Department to Birkbeck, University of London,  Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HX.

For internal mail please address to the Finance Department, Egmont House except mail for the Income Section, please address this to the Income Section, Malet Street.

Departmental Office 020 3926 3145. 

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Finance Department, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX. Departmental Office tel.:  020 7380 3145, fax.: 020 7380 3221