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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.

20 November 2018

Looking back at The Reluctant Internationalists project, after four years of collaboration with exceptional researchers from across the world.

06 November 2018

The commission will work to tackle inequality and ensure services meet local needs, and will benefit from Professor Watt’s academic research into social inequalities, social housing, communities and urban regeneration.

01 November 2018

The Athena SWAN Awards are bestowed by the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) to recognise and reward commitment to gender equality in higher education.

25 October 2018

Chevening scholarships are the UK’s international awards scheme, aimed at developing future global leaders. This year, 30 students from 21 countries join Birkbeck on the scheme.

16 October 2018

Seventeen new students join us this year as part of the Compass Project, Birkbeck’s unique scholarship and outreach scheme offering asylum seekers a year of fully-funded study.

15 October 2018

Read a welcome message from the Master of Birkbeck, Professor David Latchman.

01 October 2018

Latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings place Birkbeck in the top third of more than a thousand leading universities, and in the upper reaches for international outlook.

26 September 2018

Discretion over the use of nuclear weapons is the ultimate presidential power, now in the hands of one of the most unpredictable presidents. New research by Professor Robert Singh looks at why Congress has made no serious efforts to change this.

24 September 2018

The online heritage mapping project enables virtual visitors to explore the history of London’s 32 boroughs in a way it has never been told before.

21 September 2018