What to expect at an Open Evening

At an Open Evening, you can: 

  • meet our academics and find out more about our courses 
  • meet current students and find out what it's like to study in the evening at Birkbeck 
  • attend free presentations (see below for more details) on various aspects of studying at Birkbeck, including fees and finance 
  • hear from former students about how studying at Birkbeck helped their careers 
  • chat to experts from our careers service and our in-house recruitment agency, Talent 
  • discuss disability and dyslexia support with specialist staff 
  • speak with our student services staff about how they can support you 
  • take a guided tour of our campus (including Birkbeck Library in Bloomsbury). 

Free Presentations 

Our free presentations are a great introduction to Birkbeck and what it's like to study here. You can come along to as many presentations as you like. Once you have booked your place, we’ll get in touch to share the full presentation schedule with you. 

Read an example list of presentations from our Bloomsbury Open Evening on 5 February 2019

Examples of presentations topics include: 

  • what it's like to study in the evening at Birkbeck 
  • undergraduate and postgraduate financial support 
  • how to apply for an undergraduate course 
  • pathways to degree study at Birkbeck 
  • certificates of higher education 
  • apprenticeship degrees 
  • subject- and department-specific talks 
  • Birkbeck Library 
  • student services 
  • careers support.