Academic Support

You may find studying in the UK different from studying in your own country.

The methods of study in the UK may be different to what you are used to. You can find tips here to help you and use this ‘Prepare for Success’ website which contains lots of very useful information to help you.

New Library

By choosing to study at Birmingham you are benefiting from an outstanding education as we are one of the top 100 universities in the world! The University provides a wide range of learning resources for its students.

Birmingham International Academy (BIA)  and the University Colleges and Schools have lots of useful information on their webpages.

The University is proud of its extensive International partnerships. For Erasmus and International Exchange students you can find more information on their pages.


University Library

The University library overlooks the Green Heart and is home to range of resources and technology.  Our libraries are an important academic and research resource in the UK.  They hold over 1.8 million print and 500,000 online books, and more than 85,000 print and online journals. Library staff provide front line and specialist support, information literacy and academic skills teaching, so that students and staff find and use information effectively.

IT and Academic Skills Support

As a student at the University of Birmingham you will have free access to fantastic technology facilities that will support you in your studies and the Academic Skills Centre (ASC) is available to provide you with the academic writing, mathematical and general academic skills support you need to succeed in your studies. Its services include a workshop programme, online self-help tutorials and individual appointments with specialist advisors. 



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