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Congratulations and Welcome to Birkbeck!

The Orientation period helps you get the best possible start to your studies.  

After you have your place at Birkbeck, you will receive an invite to your programme induction event and to the Birkbeck Orientation Day. We encourage you to attend both events, to get the best overview of life at Birkbeck and ensure that you’re as prepared as possible for the start of term.

Most programme inductions will take place between 23-27 September.

Birkbeck Orientation Day will take place on Saturday 28 September. The day will include the Birkbeck Careers Fair, the Students’ Union Freshers’ Fair, study skills support, networking, and more!

We also have some pre-entry events and online resources to help you get ready with the necessary study skills at university.

Take a look at the New Student Checklist to make sure you’ve done what you need to, and for useful tips to help during the transition to university.