Centre for Academic Success - student support

The Student Life Coach

In addition to the academic support offered at the Centre for Academic Success, the Student Life Coach is here to help you explore your individual strengths so you can achieve your academic goals

What we do:
  • 1:1 regular meetings to develop your skills and monitor your progress
  • Bespoke sessions tailored to your own individual needs
  • Continuous support throughout the year

We focus on:
  • Goals setting
  • Time management
  • Study skills
  • Motivation
  • Campus resources
  • Exam and revision techniques
We expect you to:
  • Attend meetings
  • Complete your Coaching Portfolio
  • Be honest about your progress
  • Reflect on your academic work
  • Respond to emails promptly 
  • Keep in regular touch with us
You can book your appointment:
  • Via Moodle in the slots provided
  • By emailing your StudentLife Coach at coaching@bcu.ac.uk
  • By phoning CAS reception 0121 313 7685

Need support with developing your academic study skills? See what else the Centre for Academic Success can do. Or Emotional Support? See Enabling and Wellbeing Team.

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Student Life Coaching Workshop Programme

DateTimeTitleCampusRoom
Mon 27 Jan 13:00 Skills South SCT217
Tue 28 Jan 12:00 Skills City Curzon 315
Wed 29 Jan 13:00 Skills City Curzon 319
Mon 03 Feb 13:00 Networking skills South SCT217
Tue 04 Feb 13:00 Networking skills City Curzon 315
Wed 05 Feb 12:00 Networking skills City Curzon 315
Mon 10 Feb 13:00 Reflection and action planning South SCT232
Tue 11 Feb 12:00 Reflection and action planning City Curzon 321
Wed 12 Feb 13:00 Reflection and action planning City Curzon 301
Mon 17 Feb 13:00 Goal setting South SCT217
Tue 18 Feb 13:00 Goal setting City Curzon 315
Wed 19 Feb 12:00 Goal setting City Curzon 315
Mon 24 Feb 13:00 Keeping motivated South SCT116
Tue 25 Feb 12:00 Keeping motivated City Curzon 388
Wed 26 Feb 13:00 Keeping motivated City Curzon 486
Mon 02 Mar 13:00 Smart learning South SCT030
Tue 03 Mar 13:00 Smart learning City Curzon 315
Wed 04 Mar 12:00 Smart learning City Curzon 315
Mon 09 Mar 13:00 Assessment Planning South SCT107
Tue 10 Mar 12:00 Assessment Planning City Curzon 301
Wed 11 Mar 13:00 Assessment Planning City Curzon 488
Mon 16 Mar 13:00 Improving grades South SCT232
Tue 17 Mar 12:00 Improving grades City Curzon 301
Wed 18 Mar 13:00 Improving grades City Curzon 301
Mon 23 Mar 13:00 Evaluating goals South SCT116
Tue 24 Mar 12:00 Evaluating goals City Curzon 301
Wed 25 Mar 13:00 Evaluating goals City Curzon 301
Mon 30 Mar 13:00 Keeping motivated South SCT203
Tue 31 Mar 12:00 Keeping motivated City Curzon 301
Wed 1 Apr 13:00 Keeping motivated City Curzon 301
Mon 6 Apr 13:00 Smart learning South SCT030
Tue 7 Apr 12:00 Smart learning City Curzon 301
Wed 8 Apr 13:00 Smart learning City Curzon 301
Tue 14 Apr 12:00 Assessment Planning City Curzon 301
Wed 15 Apr 13:00 Assessment Planning City Curzon 301
Mon 20 Apr 13:00 Assessment Planning and improving grades South SCT30
Tue 21 Apr 12:00 Improving grades City Curzon 301
Wed 22 Apr 13:00 Improving grades City Curzon 402