Centre for Academic Success - student support

The Student Life Coach for first year students

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 11 Nov 13:00 Goal setting and keeping motivated South SCT235
Tue 12 Nov 12:00 Goal setting and keeping motivated City Centre C585
Wed 13 Nov 13:00 Smart learning City Centre C586
Tue 19 Nov 13:00 Smart learning South SCT251
Tue 19 Nov 13:00 Academic writing: instructional words City Centre C317
Wed 20 Nov 12:00 Assessment planning City Centre C585
Mon 25 Nov 13:00 Assessment planning South SCT254
Tue 26 Nov 12:00 Smart learning City Centre C582
Wed 27 Nov 13:00 Improving grades and using feedback City Centre C582
Mon 02 Dec 12:00 Improving grades and using feedback South SCT254
Tue 03 Dec 13:00 Assessment planning City Centre C317
Wed 04 Dec 12:00 Academic writing: instructional words City Centre C319
Mon 09 Dec 12:00 Academic writing: instructional words South SCT233
Tue 10 Dec 12:00 Revision techniques City Centre C581
Wed 11 Dec 13:00 Revision techniques City Centre C588