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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. Find out more at one of our Open Evenings.

2019 Rosalind Franklin Lecture

[Video] Prof Emily Rayfield explains how her team are using computer modelling to understand the movement and behaviour of extinct animals.

Full-time and part-time study

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

Orientation events at Birkbeck

The programme of Orientation and course induction events are a great chance for students to meet new classmates and to prepare as well as possible for the start of term.

Birkbeck scientists record major comet cliff collapse

A 230-tonne boulder gives new insight into the processes that drive change on a comet’s surface.

Students encouraged to ensure they can vote

If a general election is called this autumn, students who are registered to vote elsewhere will need to apply for a postal vote or register at their new address.

19 October 2019 - 10:00: Birkbeck Open Day

This open day is for prospective students to visit and find out more about studying at Birkbeck, University of London.

24 October 2019 - 18:30: Psyched! 'You make me sick': the psychology of disgust.

Psyched! - an insider's look at how the brain works and how evolution affects the way you think, feel and behave.

30 October 2019 - 16:00: DSA Workshop

Do you have a disability, mental health condition or dyslexia? Find out how to apply for Disabled Students Allowance at this workshop


Workshop around financial management, helping you understand your relationship with money through a series of discussions and games.

4 November 2019 - 18:00: Get Started: Money at University – Financial Support and Budgeting

A free workshop for prospective students, demystifying student loans, taking you through how to set up a student budget and more!