Contact us

At Birkbeck, we have two specialist teams who deal with international student enquiries: the International Team and International Student Administration (ISA).

Who to contact

International Office

  • tel: 020 7380 3241 / 3242 / 3243 / 3244 / 3245
  • email: international-office@bbk.ac.uk
  • Online enquiry form: an advisor will reply to you via email.
  • Types of enquiries:
    • General queries about our courses, Birkbeck and how to apply
    • Agents, partnerships
    • General marketing enquiries

International Student Administration

  • tel: 020 7380 3100
  • email:  (Please note that we aim to respond to all enquiries within 5 working days.)
    • International applications and enrolments (overseas full-time only)
    • General queries on Tier 4 sponsorship and student visa applications
    • Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)
    • Tier 4 attendance monitoring

Visa enquiries and appointments

  • tel: 020 7380 3023
  • Skype (ID: bbk_Ljackson)
  • Visa and immigration enquiry form: an advisor will reply to you via email. (Please note that we aim to respond to all enquiries within 5 working days.)
  • Appointments will normally be offered to students with complex cases:
    • In the first instance, we will attempt to resolve your case by email or telephone or Skype. If it is necessary to meet with an advisor face to face, an appointment can be arranged with you.
    • Alternatively, you can request an appointment.
    • Appointments are for 45 minutes' maximum. If you are more than 5 minutes' late we may not be able to see you, as this will impact on our appointment schedule.
    • If you are unable to make your appointment you must email isa@bbk.ac.uk to cancel your appointment with 'cancel appointment' in the subject of the email, giving at least 12 hours' notice.
    • Please note that if you do not inform us of your cancellation we will not be able to book another appointment for you in the future.
    • You can also come to one of our visa drop-in sessions.

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Meet the members of the International Office

Country Manager / Role Countries we visit Other countries we support

Lauren Prone
Head of International Marketing and Recruitment, International Team

Online enquiry form

USA, Canada, Brazil, Colombia Rest of the Americas and Caribbean Lauren Prone

David Tupper
Senior International Officer, International Team

Online enquiry form

Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia Rest of ASEAN – Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Philippines, Singapore Australasia David Tupper

Kristyna Kanokova
International Marketing Officer, International Team

Online enquiry form
Russia, India, Saudi Arabia, Turkey South Asia (Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka), central Asia, Rest of Middle East

Mark Johnson
International Marketing Officer, International Team

Online enquiry form

China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea Mongolia, Tibet, North Africa (Morocco, Algeria, Libya, etc.)

To be confirmed
International Marketing Officer, International Team

Online enquiry form

UK, European Union Sub Saharan Africa