Student support

Mental health and wellbeing

Our professional health and wellbeing services offer support for your physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.

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Disability support team

Our disability support team will be able to work with you to find the support you need, and liaise with your course team.

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Centre for Academic Success

We're sure that you will want to make the best of every opportunity at Birmingham City University, and we're here to help you.

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Finance is one of the key issues when deciding to take a higher education course, we offer help and support to help give you a smooth transition.

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Child care

Our child care adviser, located in student support, is at hand to offer help and support whatever your child care requirements, whilst you are studying.

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Care leavers

The University has a dedicated package of support for students who come from a background in care – BCU’s five commitments to care leavers.

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Current students can find us on iCity

Student Support information is available on our student portal, iCity (a university login is required).

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Visas and Immigration

If you currently live in your home country you will need to apply for entry clearance before coming to the UK.

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The Careers+ service aims to help develop and improve the employability of our students and graduates.

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Student Mentoring Programmes

Our programmes are designed to help students achieve their potential through trusting relationships with professionals.

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Student support blog

Our blog offers advice on applying to BCU if you require additional support, tips from our current students and an opportunity to get to know members of our support teams and the services they offer.

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Library and learning resources

Library and Learning Resources has four libraries: Curzon, Mary Seacole, School of Art and School of Jewellery. Each of these contains a wealth of printed material to support the course taught at their respective campus. A variety of study space is available.