Birkbeck considers the wellbeing and happiness of all its students as hugely important, and places much emphasis on student support. The university offers a comprehensive selection of services including financial support, health services and its in-house recruitment agency Birkbeck Talent, which links students and recent graduates with top UK employers.
The student advice and support centre at Birkbeck includes a newly upgraded dedicated student support website, where students can be referred to specialist advisers for in-depth professional assistance. For study assistance, Birkbeck's library has recently been refurbished to include group and silent study areas, comprehensive computing services and IT training.
Orientation events include study workshops, which help new students get the best start to university life, while the Disability and Dyslexia Service aims to ensure that all students participate fully in Birkbeck's courses.
For those needing childcare, Birkbeck offers an affordable, professional evening nursery service at its Bloomsbury campus for children aged two to six.
Students are very happy with the provision of support, both academic and personal.
Birkbeck students on Whatuni say:
“Very nice, Birkbeck is very organised and very efficient compared to the majority of other colleges in London. The administration works.”
“I usually get support immediately.”
“Very supportive so far.”