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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.

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]

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

Why Rosalind Franklin should be the face of the new £50 note

The former Birkbeck scientist was instrumental in the discovery of the structure of DNA, but the Nobel Prize bore only the names of her male colleagues.

Birkbeck calls for the way part-time degrees are funded to change to reduce tuition fees by 50%

Part-time degrees are important drivers of social mobility and will be vital to reskilling the workforce post-Brexit by enabling people to work whilst studying, but the number of part-time undergraduates has more than halved since tuition fees increased dramatically in 2012.

Birkbeck Psychology department in UK top ten

The latest Times Higher Education World Subject Rankings rank Birkbeck's Department of Psychological Sciences third in London and ninth in the UK

19 December 2018 - 18:00: Earth and Planetary Sciences Virtual Open Evening

Birkbeck's Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences is holding a Virtual Open Evening event to enable you to find out more about us.

8 January 2019 - 11:00: Stepchange: Getting it Right in Interviews (Careers Workshop for East London Graduates)

Free Careers workshops for graduates living in; Barking and Dagenham, Greenwich, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets or Waltham Forest.

8 January 2019 - 17:00: BSc Biomedicine and Biological Sciences Taster Day - 8 January 2019

Come along to the BSc Biological Sciences Taster Day on Tuesday 8 Jan, and find out where a degree in the biological sciences can take you.

10 January 2019 - 18:00: Get Started: Writing a Personal Statement (Bloomsbury)

Free workshop offering support to prospective undergraduate students with writing their personal statement.

26 January 2019 - 11:00: Get Started: Studying at University (Stratford)

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