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Headed by Ollie Berman, the Communications team enhances the reputation of the College, by inspiring positive attitudes and behaviour towards Birkbeck. From the website and media liaison to graduation events, prospectuses and visual identity, we maximise the university's influence and impact through timely, meaningful engagement with external and internal stakeholders. 

Our work includes:

  • communications (including media, internal communications and reputation management)
  • design and visual identity
  • digital (website and social media content)
  • events (including Graduation)
  • publications (print and online)
  • public engagement.

Useful resources

Communications (Media and PRess)

Design and visual identity

  • Our design and visual identity officer is responsible for how Birkbeck is visually presented to the world. We create beautiful, cohesive design across a range of printed and digital media from prospectuses and video to banners, signage and brochures. We also provide guidance, support, tools and templates to help others use our identity effectively.
  • Staff should visit the Marketing and External Relations Sharepoint connect site to view our brand guidelines.
  • External suppliers should to request the logo, advice on its usage and other queries relating to our branding guidelines.
  • Please note that students are not permitted to use the logo or crest on their own publications, including PhD theses.
  • Birkbeck staff can submit a design request.

Digital (website and social media content)

  • Our website editors are responsible for producing and maintaining user-friendly, user-focused website content and Birkbeck's style guide. We also provide guidance, training and support for people across the College who work with the website.
  • To report any problems with the website, submit an ASK query.

Events (including Graduation)