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Information for new students


Information for new students

Accepted a place? Enrol on your course now

If you've accepted a place on a Birkbeck course, the first thing you need to do is to enrol on your course.

Sign up for orientation

All new students are invited to Birkbeck Orientation 2015 on Saturday 26 September.

International orientation

All new international students are invited to join our international orientation event.

Master's welcome


If you're new to Birkbeck - or if you're coming back after taking a break - welcome! We're delighted you've decided to join us, and look forward to seeing you.

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Getting started

Here are some ideas to help you settle in at the beginning of your first term.

Enrol on your course

Enrol on your course

Birkbeck entrance Once you've accepted a place at Birkbeck, you will need to enrol and make arrangements to pay your fees.
Landing page: orientation signpost

Sign up for Orientation 2015

Orientation You'll get a great introduction to Birkbeck at our orientation. All new students are invited.
Birkbeck Library

Visit the Birkbeck Library

Our richly resourced library contains all the facilities and services you need to maximise the time you have to spend on studying.
Students' Union

Join a club or society

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The Students' Union supports a range of clubs and societies, as well as other services.
NUS extra card

Get your NUS Extra card

NUS student card
The NUS Extra card is the UK's most popular student discount card.
Birkbeck student card

Get your Birkbeck student card

Birkbeck student card Your Birkbeck student card acts as your College identity card, library card and access card.
Landing page: international orientation signpost

International orientation

New international student? Sign up for our international orientation weekend.
Visa and immigration advice (for international students)
Student Central

Join Student Central

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We offer members access to sports, societies, online tickets and access into our bars.
TfL student oystercard

TfL student oystercard

TfL student oyster card
You may be eligible for the TfL student oystercard.
My Birkbeck Profile

Visit your My Birkbeck Profile

My Birkbeck profile My Birkbeck Profile allows you to view your enrolment, module selection and academic grades, and update your contact details.
Check your personal timetable

Check your personal timetable

Man with organisational chart You’ll find your personal timetable and your class attendance history in My Birkbeck Profile.
Term dates and holiday closing
Learning support workshops
Council tax reduction
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Central London map

Central London map

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Stratford map

Stratford map