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Teaching rooms and audiovisual support

The following equipment is standard in Birkbeck teaching rooms:

  • PC
  • data projector (or large screen in small rooms)
  • whiteboard
  • sound reinforcement
  • lecture recording (Panopto)
  • AV control panel with inputs for laptops (there are two types - see below)
  • telephone.

Lecture theatres have a lectern and additional fixed equipment including visualiser and microphone, all controlled from a touch screen panel in the lectern.

Other equipment such as flipcharts and conference microphones can be booked. Staff should add these when booking a room and external visitors should discuss their requirements with the .

AV control panels

The following spaces are equipped with touch control panels

  • Malet Street ground floor classrooms and lecture theatres
  • Clore Management classrooms and lecture theatre B01
  • Russell Square classrooms (30) and G10 (28RS)
  • Euston Road classrooms and lecture theatres
  • Cinema at 43 Gordon Square.
Instructions are available in the Touch panel guide (PDF file)


The following spaces are equipped with push button control panels
  • Malet Street classrooms (Basement and first to sixth floors)
  • 28 Russell Square classrooms
  • 43 Gordon Square classrooms. 
Instructions are available in the Push button panel guide (PDF file)


ITS staff can provide AV support for events, photographic services for teaching and guidance on using Panopto.

How to get help

For help during an event please contact AV/IT by telephone:

  • extension 3456 (inside Birkbeck)
  • +44 (0)20 3926 3456.

For other support, please use Ask in My Birkbeck for Staff.

If you are a member of Birkbeck staff and teaching in external venues, you will find AV and log-in information from your teaching timetable (click the link within your timetable for more information).