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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. Find out more at one of our Open Evenings.

Full-time and part-time study

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

Science Week 2018 - catch up with content

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

One World Festival - a look back at events

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

Tackling antimicrobial drug resistance in global infectious diseases

Birkbeck biologist Professor Bhakta is working with academic and research institutes across India to share expertise on developing new potential antibiotic leads.

New Mars Rover named after former Birkbeck scientist Rosalind Franklin

The British made rover, due to roam the surface of Mars in 2021, has been named after scientist Rosalind Franklin who worked at Birkbeck in the 1950s.

Celebrating Crystallography at Birkbeck

The Department of Biological Sciences welcomed crystallography alumni back to the College in an evening of celebration that considered the past, present and future of science at Birkbeck.

6 February 2019 - 18:00: Leonardo da Vinci and Perpetual Motion: Visualising Impossible Machines

This exhibition explores new ways of analysing, reconstructing and contextualising Leonardo's designs for perpetual motion.

25 February 2019 - 09:00: Fairtrade Fortnight 2019

A two week celebration of Fairtrade and its mission to support farmers in some of the worlds poorest countries. Lots of activities planned!

28 February 2019 - 09:00: London Student Sustainability Conference 2019

London's first Student Sustainability Conference will be taking place on Thursday 28th February, 2019. A opportunity not to be missed!

28 February 2019 - 18:00: Culture Wars and the 'Prevent' Programme. How should Universities respond?

Culture Wars and the 'Prevent' Programme. How should Universities respond? A talk and discussion hosted by School of Arts with Anwar Akhtar

28 February 2019 - 18:00: Get Started: Studying at University (Bloomsbury)

Free workshop for prospective undergraduate students offering guidance on planning for study and making an application.