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I take a couple of classes here. The place is nice in the kind weather, but seems like such a grey campus for being so close to several nice squares (especially Russell Square). The quad area outside of the main building is a nice place to dodge errant tennis balls being thrown around and take a seat on the green grass. Eat a sandwich if you want to. No one's pressuring you to...more
This is where I did my study abroad program, and I lived in the immediate area and spent alot of time in this building. It doesn't have much of a physical presence, it's a night school for working types mostly, I think. Everything had that patina of benign neglect that I actually really dig. There's a cafe in the basement that serves some classic english tea. Forget about the coffee....more
Birkbeck College have some great creative writing courses. I recently completed an introduction to creative writing tutored by Raul Peschiera. We explored prose as well as poetry. Raul was engaging and quirky and I looked forward to our weekly sessions.
The classes were informal with critiques on our work and weekly homework goals. My only criticism is that the course went on for 4 months and...more