Student Life

Student Life

Birkbeck College, University of London is based in the heart of Bloomsbury, London. There's a lot of great things to do near campus and in London as a whole, so we've put together some tips, tricks and advice to help you make the most out of your time at Birkbeck, get involved in London life and connect you to fellow students.


Before we begin, it's important to let you know that as students, you are eligible to purchase a TOTUM discount card to help you save money on eating out, shopping and day trips, to name a few. You can purchase a TOTUM card for 1-3 years and make the most of student money-saving benefits. 

Buy yours here

Birkbeck Clothing

Birkbeck clothing is available through our online shop. We have a wide variety, from shorts to shirts, hoodies to scarves - and all of it is fairtrade, and deliverable right to your door. Commemorate your time studying in style! Any profits made from these sales go right back into our funds to improve the student experience.

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Student Life

This term will present new challenges to students, and change the way you engage with your peers. We really want to help you understand the different ways for you to get involved with the student community and engage with fellow students.

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Time Out London

One of the best ways to find new and exciting things, and keep up to date with what's going on in London, is by checking out Time Out London. From places to eat to the best walks in the city, Time Out covers news in food, culture and things to do in London.

Time Out

London Life

Being a student in London can be challenging - from the sprawling city landscape to the cost of living, it can be an adjustment learning to live here. We've put together some information 5 key themes to help you get to know the city and have a great time while studying at Birkbeck!

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