Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS)

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The University of Birmingham Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) scheme is a peer support project overseen by Library Services. 

What is PASS?
How PASS can help you adjust to University life, improve your study habits and enhance your understanding of the subject matter in your course.

Is PASS available for your module?
Find out if PASS is available for your module/discipline.

Become a PASS leader
What it takes to become a PASS leader and the benefits of volunteering.

Who can be a PASS Leader
Find out who can be a PASS Leader and what is involved.

Setting up a PASS scheme
How you can set up a scheme in your discipline.

About the PASS scheme
The rationale for PASS, and how the scheme supports the learning culture at Birmingham. 

Case studies
Find out about previous PASS schemes.

Contact the PASS Team
Get contact information for the PASS Team if you have any questions about the scheme 

Cathy Laird, PASS Leader, Archaeology  "I'm 100% sure PASS had a massive part to play in me getting a 1st in my degress"

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BUAFTAs-logo-high-resShortlisted for the Student Experience Award

In 2011/12 the PASS scheme was shortlisted for the Student Experience Award in the Birmingham University Awards for Tremendous Achievement (BUAFTAs). 

Furthermore, the PSA 'Student of the year' winner for 2011-12 is Bibi Karimbocus, one of two PASS leaders out of the 4 students shortlisted for this award.

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