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Welcome (back)!

Venue: Birkbeck Main Building, Malet Street

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Welcome (Back)! from 10:30am until 15.00

This event is for new and continuing students.

Make the best start to 2024 and embark on a journey of possibilities at Birkbeck’s dynamic Welcome (back)! event on January 13th! If you’re brand new to Birkbeck or an existing student looking to get back in the swing of things after hibernating over the holiday break, this event is perfect for you to kick-off the year. Dive into insightful workshops, covering practical guidance and academic skills, and learn all about the support and resources available for the rest of the academic year. You can connect with other students, explore campus & take a tour of the library. There will be stalls, events, and other activities to get to know what is available to you as a Birkbeck student to help you have a successful and fulfilling university experience.

Don't miss out on the chance to start the new year with excitement and camaraderie. Join us for a day of inspiration, connection, and empowerment. Let the adventure begin! Save the date in your calendar now!

Plan your own Welcome (Back)! by signing up to each event you would like to attend (click the events hyperlink to book your place).

Start the day by grabbing a refreshment in the Student Centre in Malet Street before heading off to enjoy your chosen activities. Experience the many stalls, workshops and events designed to introduce you to the wealth of services that will form the bedrock of your Birkbeck experience.

Design your day and sign-up for each event by clicking on its hyperlink:

Come onto campus for a Saturday Study Skills Day which will give you a great chance to boost your study skills ahead of the start of year, with a broad range of study skills workshops available to book.

Come and meet our Student Services at their Stalls:

There will be a number of stalls in room 111a in the Library, running between 11:00-14.00 including:

  • International Students – Student services and ISA (Library Room 111A)
  • Library tours
  • Study Skills
  • Digital Education
  • Counselling
  • Disability and Dyslexia
  • Mental Health teams (TBC)
  • Appointments with the Disability Service Manager are available on a first-come-first-served basis, in Room G12, Malet Street, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For general queries and to arrange an appointment, please email the Disability and Dyslexia Service team or call +44 (0) 20 3907 0700. (TBC)
  • The Perch will be open (TBC)

IT Support

Having trouble connecting to Birkbeck wifi or other IT difficulties? IT help is available in the Student Centre (Library TBC), 10.00 – 15.00. (timing TBC)


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