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Birkbeck, University of London

A part of the prestigious University of London, Birkbeck is the only UK campus-based university that specialises in learning that fits around its students’ busy lives.

Students on roof of Birkbeck
Grads throwing their hats infront of the birkbeck sign

By teaching in the evening; during the day; and online, it enables its students to work and build their career or pursue other interests whilst they study.

A world class teaching and research institution with a strong and vibrant learning community, Birkbeck is located in the heart of the capital, a few minutes’ walk from the West End. Everything London has to offer is on its doorstep.

Birkbeck has one of the most diverse student bodies of all universities. Its unique offer attracts students of all ages, from a huge range of backgrounds and from over 120 countries worldwide.

International students

Birkbeck provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all its students.

It has a vibrant international student community and organises a range of activities and events specifically for  international students, in addition to the events and activities that are open to all of its students.

It is renowned for its excellent student services who are experienced at supporting UK and international students during every step of their student journey, including with general advice, study skills sessions, visa application support, counselling and careers advice.

Quick Facts

Home to students from over 120 countries worldwide

85% of Birkbeck graduates are in employment or further study 15 months after graduating

Awards prestigious University of London degrees which are recognised throughout the world

83 percent of Birkbeck’s research was rated
”world-leading” or “internationally excellent” in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework
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