Student services

Birkbeck offers a comprehensive range of student services, offering all the support and assistance you need.

Accommodation

Accommodation service

While the majority of our students decide to live in private accommodation, we also offer student accommodation.

Advice centre

Advice Service

Call us first if you have any queries about studying at Birkbeck, or if you don't know who to contact.

Applications and admissions

Applications and admissions

Interested in applying to our courses? Find out more about what you need to do.

Birkbeck Talent

Birkbeck Talent

Birkbeck Talent is Birkbeck's own professional recruitment service linking students and recent graduates with top UK employers.

Careers and Employability Service

Careers and Employability Service

Enhance your career development and employability with our free service for all Birkbeck students and recent graduates.

Childcare services

Childcare services

Our affordable evening nursery on our Bloomsbury campus is available for children aged from two to six years. 

Counselling service

Counselling Service

We offer a free, confidential Counselling Service to help you with issues affecting your studies.

Disability and Dyslexia Service

Disability and Dyslexia Service

We welcome students with disabilities and are committed to helping you seize the opportunities available at Birkbeck.

Exams and assessment

Exams and assessment

Find out about exams, coursework, marking criteria and feedback.

Fees and payment

Fees and payment

Once you enrol and make arrangements to pay your fees, you can access all of Birkbeck's services.

Financial support

Financial support

Here you can find out what student finance is available, how to apply and who to contact for advice.

Graduation

Graduation

We hold graduation ceremonies in April and November each year, in Senate House.

Healthcare for Camden residents

Healthcare services

Find details of general practices and out-of-hours healthcare services local to you. 

ID cards

ID cards 

After enrolment, apply for your Birkbeck student ID card to access a range of free services and benefits. 

International student support

International student support

We provide support for overseas students to help you prepare for student life in London.

ITS helpdesk

ITS service desk

Our ITS Service desk team members are your first port of call for ITS queries, including username and password support.


Learning development

Learning Development Service

We offer a number of ways to help you develop your academic skills. 

Library

Library

Birkbeck Library provides a wide range of resources to help you succeed in your studies.

Mental health service

Mental Health Advisory Service

We offer a confidential, impartial and non-judgemental Mental Health Advisory Service for all our students.

Orientation

Orientation

A series of events designed for new students to help you adjust to life at Birkbeck and meet your fellow students. 

Policies and regulations

Policies and regulations

Check our full list of student policies and course regulations.

Stratford services

Stratford services

Studying in Stratford? We offer great facilities and student support to help you.

Student status

Student status

This section includes information on taking a break from study, withdrawing from your course, and receiving your certificate and your official transcript of results when you graduate. 

Students' union

Students' Union

Birkbeck Students' Union seeks to provide opportunities, guidance and events to enhance your student experience.