Virtual Clearing Open Day

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Event description

The bookings for this virtual event have now closed but you can still access it between 10am - 12pm BST via this link:


This virtual open day is for prospective undergraduate students to find out more about studying at Birkbeck, University of London, our course offers, and what it is like to be a student here.

This event will give you the chance to talk to our academics and support services through a live text chat.

Alongside this, you can watch a wide variety of exclusive content created for this event to find out more about our academic and support services departments, and learn about the experiences of some of our alumni.

Livestream Sessions

  • Welcome by the Vice-Master, Professor Matt Innes, 10:00 – 10:05 BST
  • Alumni Panel – How Birkbeck Changed My Life, 10:15 – 10:45 BST
  • Welcome by the Vice-Master, Professor Matt Innes (repeat of 10:00 talk), 11:00 – 11:05
  • Student Life Panel, 11:15 – 11:40 BST

On Demand Content

Between 10:00-12:00 BST, you can take your time to watch videos about our departments, courses, student finance, how we teach in the autumn and much more. You can come back to them at any time during the morning.

Support Services Live Chat

From 10:30- 12:00 BST you can ask any questions you may have after or during watching the live sessions or on-demand videos. Our staff are here to help. The session will be run via Unibuddy Live Events.

  • Accommodation Services
  • Admissions: Our Admissions team can offer advice and guidance on the applications process
  • Birkbeck Talent Careers Service
  • Student Advice and Finance: The team supports our students throughout their studies with financial and pastoral help and advice 
  • Wellbeing Team: Birkbeck provides a comprehensive range of support and assistance for your studies, including mental health advisory service, disability and dyslexia service and more.  

Academic Departments Live Chat

From 10:30-12:00 BST, you will be able to chat with staff from all of our academic departments to find out more about the course that you are interested in.


Meet Current Students Live Chat

Between 10:30 - 12:00 BST, you will also be able to chat to current students and ask them any questions you may have about their experiences of evening study at Birkbeck, about their expereinces of the previous Clearing process, and how they are finding studying in the current climate.