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School of Science, Birkbeck, University of London

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Birkbeck's evening study can transform your life

With evening classes your days are free for you to study, work, volunteer or care for your family.

One World Festival - a look back at events

Read about some of the highlights from Birkbeck's first One World Festival [blog]

Full-time and part-time study

Find out how studying at London's evening university can change your life.

Higher Apprenticeship in Laboratory Science

Our Foundation Degree allows you to study through lectures, lab work + work-based project.

Science Week 2018 - catch up with content

Catch up with blogs, photos and videos from our recent Science Week lectures

Birkbeck welcomes record number of Chevening scholars

Chevening scholarships are the UK’s international awards scheme, aimed at developing future global leaders. This year, 30 students from 21 countries join Birkbeck on the scheme.

The predictive power of the brain

A new study from Birkbeck’s Department of Psychological Sciences looks at how ‘predictions’ about the outcomes of actions influence sensory processing in the brain.

The Compass Project enters its second year

Seventeen new students join us this year as part of the Compass Project, Birkbeck’s unique scholarship and outreach scheme offering asylum seekers a year of fully-funded study.

19 October 2018 - 13:00: Birkbeck Financial Support Day

An informative event to gain knowledge about funding your studies, with individual support for applications and wellbeing management

20 October 2018 - 13:00: Orientation Extra 2018!

Orientation Extra is for new students who were unable to attend the main orientation event in September.

22 October 2018 - 15:00: Research Office Launch

Join us for the launch of the new Research Office.

23 October 2018 - 13:00: Using Open Access Resources

Learn about using open access resources in your search for information.

23 October 2018 - 14:30: Play the Open Access board game

Come and play the Open Access board game to get a better understanding of what open access is and how it works.