Widening Access at #Birkbeck How and Why?

Traditionally, mature students are less well served by universities; they frequently do not receive the information and advice that they need to make an informed choice about entering higher education. You’ve probably noticed that Birkbeck’s a little bit different. Our students don’t always come to us the traditional ways via school, then college, then university … More Widening Access at #Birkbeck How and Why?

#StayingPower: The Black British Experience at the #V_and_A Museum

Last week Flock to the Crown (FTTC) went to check out the ‘Staying Power: Black British Experience’  exhibition, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The exhibition which began on the 16th February, showcases a collection of photographs of black culture during 1950’s-60’s. The exhibition is being funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund  and allows audiences to … More #StayingPower: The Black British Experience at the #V_and_A Museum

Up & Coming London: Interview With Owen Franklin…

Owen Franklin is a 23-year-old up and coming filmmaker and musician from Bristol. He’s just finished his fourth year at Durham University, where he’s been studying English Literature. In his own words, he’s ‘spent the past couple of years juggling dual identities between dynamo of creative energy and lazy student’ who is ‘usually in several … More Up & Coming London: Interview With Owen Franklin…

“Setting and Achieving Academic Goals” Workshop for Birkbeck students

  People go to university for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it’s for personal development, other times it’s to escape from their home life and some even return to study because they want to prove something to themselves, in order to gain confidence in themselves. I’ve been at Birkbeck since 2010, beginning my life here … More “Setting and Achieving Academic Goals” Workshop for Birkbeck students

Flock to the Crown News Bulletin 1st – 6th July

Flock to the Crown News Bulletin 1st – 6th July News bulletin on what’s going on at Birkbeck University and the Bloomsbury area. If you want us to announce your event, please contact us on flocktothecrown@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @FlockToTheCrown 1 July (6pm – 9pm) Department of Applied Linguistics Summer Party If you … More Flock to the Crown News Bulletin 1st – 6th July