Student Success

All the information you need to Level Up

Welcome to Birmingham City University

You are now part of the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment. Here we have gathered all the faculty-specific information that you need, such as our University Assistant app, your pre-arrival task and how you can use Level Up for your Welcome Week and beyond.

Before you arrive

Pre-Arrival Task

The pre-arrival task is the most important part of Level Up. This task is closely modelled on the coursework assignments you will undertake as a student.

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University Assistant App 

Assistant is a brand new app for students in the CEBE faculty, built to help you throughout your time at BCU. It has helpful information on adjusting to life at university, as well as events on-and-around campus (starting with everything going on during Welcome Week!)

Apple App Store
Android App Store

CEBE Student Support

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Student Success Advisors

The SSAs are here to ensure that you have all the help you need to succeed at BCU.


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Personal Tutors

Each student has a nominated personal tutor who will play an important part in supporting you during your university experience.

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School Reps and SALs

Student academic leaders (SALs) are the backbone of the University’s student voice structure.


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International Student Buddies

The International Student Buddy scheme is here to help you successfully integrate into the student life socially and academically.

CEBE tips 

Get ahead of the game and watch Digital Media Technology student Luke give his top tips for new students joining the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment. 

Luke teams up with the student success advisors to give you the best start to your university experience.

Still got questions?