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New Birkbeck initiative provides life-changing education opportunities for asylum seekers

20 asylum seekers from troubled places around the world joined Birkbeck at the start of the new academic year thanks to the Compass Project, a ground-breaking initiative that provided fully-funded places for them to study undergraduate or postgraduate certificate courses of their choice.

Public engagement with research

A grant from Research Councils UK will enable Birkbeck to build upon existing public engagement initiatives and enrich our culture of engagement.

Layers of London

Birkbeck is set to partner in a major new heritage project for London.

Welcome to the new academic year for students

Professor David Latchman, Master of Birkbeck, offers his personal welcome to new and returning students.

Birkbeck graduate named among 100 Most Influential Young Africans

Amr Sobhy, who graduated from Birkbeck’s MSc Public Policy and Management in 2016, is an award winning Egyptian information activist, social entrepreneur, published author and poet.