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?
To celebrate this years Black History Month, Birkbeck Cinema showcased the first ever screening for Ghosts of Amistad, a documentary film by Tony Buba. The film was inspired by Marcus Rediker’s book about the famous slave revolt which took place in 1839. The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey unravels the connections between London, Cuba and … More Black History Month: Ghosts of Amistad
Last week GQ British awarded Kim Kardashian-West its “Woman Of The Year” 2014, at its awards held last week at the Royal Opera House. The publication said Kim KW was given the award based on the fact that she had “Taken over global television,” and “Social Media with 23 million twitter followers and 18 … More GQ’s Woman of the Year Award… Did Kim Kardashian-West Really Deserve to Win It?
One of the great things about moving back into a management role, as I did recently, is that I get to interview people for jobs. It’s not that I’m cruel and enjoy frightening people or that I have an inner Simon Cowell who must be satisfied. It’s not even that I’m nosy and just like … More Job interviews are easy
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