The University has resources and help available for students who are struggling with their learning, whether it is help preparing for exams, problems with referencing, English language support, general study skills advice or disability support.
Hopefully you won’t have any academic problems while you’re at Birmingham City University, but if you do then the Advice Team is here to help! We offer information, advice and representation on a range of academic issues, including:
If illness, personal problems, etc affect your studies you can apply to defer an assessment or request a coursework extension.
If you feel that an error the University has made has affected an assessment, your progression or an award you should follow this procedure.
This is the process that will be followed if you are accused of academic misconduct such as plagiarism or exam cheating.
This procedure outlines how to complain about a member of University staff, the course delivery or another aspect of your time at the University that you are unhappy with.
This details what to expect if your “fitness to practice” is called into question whilst studying a professional course (e.g. nursing, teaching, social work).
Details of what you can expect from the University – and what it expects from you – are published in:
Most of this information is available on Moodle or iCity. It is important to be familiar with the contents of these documents but if you have difficulties understanding anything or if you can’t find what you need to know then the Advice Team can help.
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