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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.

One World Festival - a look back at events

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

Congratulations to incoming students

A warm welcome to all students collecting their exam results today and beginning their journeys at Birkbeck. There are still places left on many courses through clearing - go to or call 020 3907 0700 to apply, and come along to our Clearing Open Day on Saturday to see why more people are choosing evening study at Birkbeck.

Developing new strategies to combat antimicrobial drug resistance

An international study of human defence molecules, from Birkbeck, University of London and Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, may help tackle this global health challenge.

Inaugural Gwynne-Vaughan medal recognises Birkbeck PhD students’ work

Aren Roukema has been awarded the inaugural medal for his notable contribution to the field of English and Humanities.

21 August 2019 - 18:00: Get Started: Studying at University

So you want to go to university, but aren't sure where to start? Birkbeck's Access and Engagement team are here to help!

12 September 2019 - 16:30: Open Evening for Late Applicants

If you would like to start studying at Birkbeck in the autumn this year, find out more at our open evening for late applicants.

26 September 2019 - 18:00: The Department of Psychological Sciences Induction

Join us at an Induction evening to celebrate the start of your academic journey in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Birkbeck!

28 September 2019 - 09:00: Birkbeck College Orientation

The Birkbeck Orientation Day will help you get the best possible start to your studies.

28 September 2019 - 11:00: BBK Careers Fair 2019

Birkbeck Futures are hosting their flagship event; meet employers, build your connections and enhance your career at the 2019 Careers Fair