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Venue: Birkbeck Main Building, Malet Street

The Department of Philosophy are holding an Induction evening for all new students on the following programmes:

BA Philosophy
MA Philosophy
PG Cert Philosophy
PG Dip Philosophy
MRes Philosophy
MPhil / PhD Philosophy
The induction sessions will take place on Friday 30th September 2022, from 7-8pm, followed by a Social/Welcome drinks from 8-9pm.


Undergraduates Programmes (BA, Cert HE) - Room MAL 251

Postgraduate Programmes (MA, PG Cert, PG Dip) - Room MAL 252-253

Research programmes (Mres, MPhil / PhD) - Room 255

Social/Welcome drinks

All students and staff - Room MAL 252-253-254


The induction session is an opportunity for new students to meet the teaching staff as well as other students, and ask questions about the course.

Booking is not required for this event, although you may book so that the event is added to your calendar as a reminder. Please arrive in good time to help you find the correct room. A map of the locations is available at


As well as attending the induction session, new students are encouraged to:

Read the Welcome to Birkbeck Moodle content.
Book onto Get Ahead Stay Ahead workshops, including the on campus Study Skills day on 1st October.
Explore the Students’ Union Welcome Fortnight events, including booking onto the SU Welcome Fair on Saturday 8th October.
Read about Orientation and take a campus tour

Contact name:

  • Dr Michael Garnett -

    Research Programme Director

  • Dr Sarah Patterson -

    PGT Programme Director

  • Dr Sophia Connell -

    UG Programme Director