Students' Union

You said: You want a Students' Union that supports and suits your needs

  • The College and the SU are working together to understand student needs.
  • The SU engaged external research company Red Brick to ask students what they want from the SU, and 1300 students responded.
  • This research is helping the SU understand how students use SU services.
  • The College and SU are investigating new SU structures to deliver the service and support you want.
  • The SU presented evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Student Group on campus safety, and will go back to parliament to discuss the consequences of Brexit for universities.

You said: You want more and varied student activities

  • The SU has made an agreement with SOAS Students' Union which allows Birkbeck students to join SOAS SU clubs and societies.
  • The Birkbeck Film Society has relaunched.
  • The Geology Society is planning a field trip abroad to study volcanoes.
  • The College has committed to providing funding for clubs and societies throughout 2016-17, to allow them to flourish.