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?
On a Saturday morning Snow White rushes down the halls of Birkbeck to meet The Evil Queen and compliment her outfit. The two queens hug and kiss each other, brightening up the atmosphere with their outfits and high spirits. Further along, King Costel (Emporer’s New Groove) is taking selfies with Robin Hood’s Prince John, a … More The Birkbeck Law Project’s Mock Trial: Snow White – Vs -The Evil Queen
James Tonner, on behalf of Birkbeck’s GED’s (Geography Environment and Development) Society, tells us about their next up and coming event. We have essentially created a blank canvas and new forum to discuss environmental issues at the University of London. The society constituted at Birkbeck College, at the beginning of this year, its objectives to … More ‘Amigo Nights’ : Birkbeck’s GED’s (Geography Environment and Development) Society Event
On the 8th July 2014, Flock To The Crown (FTTC) attended the Student Union Council meeting and discovered that Birkbeck College were planning on enforcing some changes to student services. One of these changes included plans to close the 24 hour computer rooms. Here, founder of the campaign and President of Birkbeck’s Law Society, Angela … More EXCLUSIVE: Birkbeck Student Union Speaks Out
Early on the morning of Saturday 28 June 1969, a riot broke out at the gay bar, Stonewall Inn, in New York city following a police raid. For the first time members of the gay community would no longer tolerate violent police behaviour and resisted arrest. The Stonewall riots marked a significant turning point in … More London Pride March 2014
A meeting, organised by the Student Union, took place last Wednesday (11th June) to explore news ways to improve this September’s Fresher’s Fayre and welcoming orientation at Gordon Square. In additional to discussing further improvements and areas that were lacking at last year’s orientation, it was also an opportunity for student representatives and members of … More Societies and Student Representative Meeting at Birkbeck – Wednesday 11th June