Birkbeck entrepreneur brings American Football to the UK
Sports Management student Faz Hossenally has recently celebrated the completion of the Fam First Foundation 12-week programme, which opens the gateway for American Football to be delivered to children in the UK.
New report tells universities to be more ambitious in reaching out to mature students
A new report says effective outreach to potential adult and mature students is vital to widen participation in Higher Education among under-represented groups and features Birkbeck's Certificate of Higher Education programme as a case study
Birkbeck psychologist honoured by University of Lund, Sweden
Professor Hahn’s work has examined the interlinked areas of the process of argumentation – or making an argument which will convince a rational critic – and she has developed research interests in language and language acquisition; judgement and decision making; categorization; and how we conceive of similarity between objects in the mind.
London Pride: John Maynard Keynes’ blue plaque transformed to rainbow
The blue plaque which sits on what is now Birkbeck’s School of Arts, indicating economist Keynes lived there from 1916-46, has been given a temporary rainbow makeover in celebration of the two week Pride Festival in London.
Birkbeck Fellow awarded Companion of Honour
Dame Stephanie ‘Steve’ Shirley received the accolade as part of the Queen’s most recent Birthday Honours List. She is the first Birkbeck alumna to receive this honour.
Launching the first art school MBA
This week, Birkbeck and Central Saint Martins celebrated an innovative new collaboration with the launch of their joint MBA programme.
Birkbeck psychologists receive Preyer Award
Professors Mark Johnson and Annette Karmiloff-Smith were awarded in recognition of their contributions to a better understanding of human development.
Book launch: Caring in Crisis? Humanitarianism, the Public and NGOs
A new book by Birkbeck's Dr Bruna Seu provided material for a fascinating conversation between leading members of humanitarian and international development organisations about how the sector can more effectively gain support for their work and promote public engagement.
Birkbeck awarded a silver Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) medal
The TEF aims to bolster social mobility and tackle inequality by allowing students to fulfil their aspirations and progress onto their chosen careers and Birkbeck’s Silver award recognises our unique and successful model for doing just that
Dorothy Beckford Scholarship awarded to English student Julia Okuboyejo
This prize is a bequest made by Dorothy Beckford, a former Birkbeck student who worked as an Adult Education Organiser, from a total donation of £50,000. The scholarship will pay for Okuboyejo’s fees for the next academic year.