Birkbeck College Students' Union

Birkbeck College Students' Union

Students' Union Ground Floor Help Desk
Malet Street

Birkbeck, University Of London Students' Union Malet Street London WC1E 7HX

Union Facts

Number of students

  • Total: 11,940
  • Full time: 3,115
  • Part time: 4,040
  • Postgraduates: 4,785

Birkbeck Students' Union promotes welfare issues, represents students' interests on College committees and provides social activities via events and societies.

Support services:

  • Counselling (free, confidential and independent service dealing with personal issues)
  • Advice Centre (free drop-in service offering general advice andreferrals)
  • Skills for Life Workshops (free workshops in essay writing, time management, presentation skills, etc.)
  • Student Representation (class representation, appeal cases,discrimination, harassment, etc.)

Facilities and services:

  • Union Shop selling light snacks and drinks, stationery and Birkbeck-branded items, all at reasonable prices.
  • Student magazine, The Lamp and Owl

Social activities:

  • Newly renovated and student affordable bar with regular entertainments, Sky TV and a pool table
  • Twenty societies, ranging from archaeology to football
  • Access to the University of London Union (ULU) bars, fitness facilities, swimming pool and retail outlets, located next door to Birkbeck Malet Street building