Helping hands for academic achievement
Whatever help you need to succeed in your studies at University College Birmingham, our learning support teams are committed to giving all of our students the advice, skills and practical tools to discover your full potential.
Our library facilities offer thousands of print and digital resources, while our qualified library professionals and research specialists can help you find what you need.
Our campus buildings offer ideal environments to build your knowledge, with quiet areas for individual work, break-out spaces for meet-ups and glazed pods for group discussion.
All students at University College Birmingham have access to computers located across campus, while we have continued to boost our IT provision with new high-spec PCs and additional self-study laptop areas.
Centre for Academic Skills and English (CASE)
Our Centre for Academic Skills and English offers a range of tailored support and study-based help to enable you to achieve your very best at University College Birmingham.
Mentoring is a learning partnership in which someone with more knowledge in a particular area helps a less experienced person. We are involved in a number of different mentoring initiatives at University College Birmingham.
Canvas is our learning support system that is accessible via the internet and is used by your lecturers to offer greater flexibility in how, where and when you can access your learning.
Digital Skills Awareness Course
The Digital Skills Awareness Course informs you about the Digital Skills you will need to succeed at University.
The Assignment Life Cycle
The Assignment Life Cycle is UCB's online research, referencing and academic skills support tool for all HE students at UCB on Canvas. The online resources support students from the beginning to the end of the assignment process. Watch the video to get an overview of it. You will need your UCB login details to access it on Canvas.
While studying, it is important to manage your finances and access any help to which you are entitled. Our staff are here to give you the support and advice you need.Read more
Health and wellbeing
We know good health and wellbeing are essential for you to enjoy your university experience and study effectively. Our dedicated team are here to help you.Read more
We are committed to providing an inclusive learning environment, and our disability support team are here to advise and provide assistance throughout your studies.Read more
Our schools liaison and outreach team coordinates a variety of initiatives to raise aspirations and broaden awareness and understanding of Higher Education.Read more