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Student Development and Assessment

Success Plus LogoSuccess+ provides a central location within Birmingham City University where digital development and assessment activity can be delivered. It offers academic staff the opportunity to drive forward innovation in assessment design and delivery, as well as providing the means for students to undertake formative and developmental activities throughout the academic year.

Success+ is based in Curzon 141. Equipped with 80 PCs, it offers space for three types of digital assessment:

  • Diagnostic testing for academic skills, numeracy, wellbeing and digital competence
  • Summative and formative exams with automated marking whenever possible
  • Employability activities enabling students to practice psychometric testing and undertake job-related preparations

Among the numerous benefits are:

  • Automated marking, saving staff time and improving accuracy and reliability
  • Improved student experience through flexible booking windows
  • Generation of valuable data, and support with interpreting and utilising this
  • The possibility for innovative and novel forms of assessment

We offer:

  • Support to academic staff in designing digital assessments for use in Success+
  • Invigilation
  • Technical support during assessments
  • Support to students through the Centre for Academic Success

If you are interested in finding our further information on Success+, or are thinking of using the Centre, please contact us:

  • Email
  • Telephone: 0121 331 7685
  • Visit us in the Centre for Academic Success in C142