Working in a group with other students is part and parcel of university study. Quite a few people worry about it, and some have real problems with it. This activity looks at the main issues people have with group work and gives you some practical tips for your own study.Full article
During the covid-19 pandemic seminars needed to change. There are now different types of seminar depending on restrictions.Full article
The University of Birmingham strives to be an inclusive learning community. Whatever your disability, mental health or learning support needs, we’re here to help make sure you that you can access appropriate support to take advantage of the student university experience.Full article
Residential weekends are a common part of distance education courses and can form part of the core teaching for the course.Full article
In computer based courses you will spend a lot of tutorial time in a computer lab. Whilst you’ll often focus on what you’re coding or designing, there may be discussions and group tasks, like in a traditional seminar.Full article
This section will look at different forms of assessment. It will give you some practical ideas on how to prepare for them, and how to get the most out of them.Full article
Using the library is an essential part of the student life. In this section you will find general information about the library and its support services.Full article
Lectures changed during the covid-19 restrictions. It may be that some of your lectures take place online, and some take place in person.
Lectures in-person at university can be quite different from lessons at school and college, particularly when you are taught in a big group. This activity will help you to make the most out of these lectures.