University of London

Students and staff

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Register online to use the library

Current students and staff (including Emeritus Professors) at the Colleges and Institutions listed below are eligible for free membership of Senate House Library on production of a current institutional ID card:

Birkbeck College, University of London

Important: check Birkbeck's website for access arangements and documentation required.

Queen Mary, University of London
City, University of London Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Courtauld Institute of Art Royal Holloway
Goldsmiths’ College Royal Veterinary College
Institute of Cancer Research St George’s, University of London
King’s College London School of Advanced Study
London Business School School of Oriental and African Studies
London School of Economics and Political Science University College London
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine  
Royal Academy of Music  

University of London Distance Learning students unable to attend the library in person can register by contacting


University of London Alumni

View information about University of London alumni membership.


University of London Worldwide Students

Students enrolled with the University of London Worldwide are entitled to free day passes on demand to use the collections at Senate House Library. Students wishing to join the Library will require a paid membership and this comes with a 10 book borrowing allowance unless otherwise stated. Please see below for further information. 

3 months £70.00
1 year £210.00

Please note that proof of enrolment with the University of London Worldwide is required for free day passes and paid memberships. (a University of London virtual ISIC student card which must have the University of London logo in the top right hand corner).  


Renew online

If you have previously registered with the Library as a Worldwide/International Programme student and are still studying, you can renew your Library membership by emailing a copy of your current Worldwide student ID. We will then contact you to arrange payment via the University of London Online Store.


Photographic ID and proof of address are required. Find out more about ID requirements for membership.

Register online, University of London.