UoBe Ready

Helping you prepare for assessment season...

Assessments are an inevitable part of life, especially at university. They can be daunting but try not to worry. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to not only to showcase your skills, but also to receive feedback and reflect on your progress. You’ve got this but we’re here to help. Find out how to make the most of assessments and feedback, and what helpful resources, tools and advice are available, so you can #UoBeReady for assessment season. 

Workshops and Recordings

Need a refresher or not sure where to start? The Academic Skills Centre are here to support you. Check out their upcoming workshops or recordings.

Assessment Support Hub

Whatever you're looking for, our Assessment Support Hub is full of guides, tips, and videos to help you get organised and prepared.

Study spaces

Library busy? We’ve got new and improved study spaces across campus for you to get your head down and focus. Find a space that works for you.

Wellbeing support

It’s perfectly normal to feel anxious about assessments. But if you’re finding it hard to manage your anxiety, it's time to talk to someone. We're here for you.

Extenuating Circumstances

We understand that your studies can sometimes be disrupted by things beyond your control. Learn more about the extenuating circumstances process.


Hear from our students

From study essentials to study spaces, our Student Content Shapers will be sharing their tips and advice - keep checking back for new content.

Is there anything you'd like our students to cover to help you #UoBeReady for assessment season? Send your ideas or needs via email to studentcommunications@contacts.bham.ac.uk.



The balancing act

With exams and assignments looming, how can you make sure you also look after yourself and take time out to relax? Third-year Psychology student Savannah shares what she's learnt over the last few years.

Read Savannah's balancing study and a social life blog

Fave study spaces on campus

Most of our students will spend a lot of time studying on campus, and there are lots of study spaces to choose from. We all have our favourites - what's yours? Check out Student Hannah's fave spaces to study.

Read Hannah's go-to study spaces on campus blog

Self-care checklist

Taking a break from studying to maintain a positive mindset and improve your mental wellbeing is important. Student Lucy shares her self-care routine after a long day at Uni.

Read Lucy's blog on how she recharges

Stay fit and focused during your studies

Peter Antonio, from UoB Sport & Fitness shares his good habits to adopt to boost your productivity. Plus, Physio Student Ruaidhri shows us quick at-home workouts you can do during study breaks.

Read blog on staying fit to combat stress

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