Innovative Learning and Resources

The university is dedicated to providing an innovative learning experience for our students. Benefit from learning technologies and resources that enhance your programme and university experience.

Innovative Learning and Resources

During your time at university, how you study is just as important as what you study. You will benefit from innovative digital learning technologies that enhance your chosen subject. For example, each module that makes up your programme has a dedicated area on our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) where you can access digital content, eBooks, eJournals, virtual classrooms, videos, discussion forums, lecture capture and much more to support you in all aspects of your learning.

This includes:

  • Support to develop your academic and digital literacy skills
  • A customisable learning environment to cater for your individual preferences
  • Virtual classrooms and online discussion forums to enable you to continue your academic discussion beyond the lecture theatre
  • A dedicated online resource platform with additional materials to support your learning
  • Ability to link with students in Birmingham studying the same programme as you
  • Access to specialist support via online appointments with professionals at the University of Birmingham campus

Developing your Skills

Outside of your academic studies, we offer you a range of opportunities to work with your fellow students to stretch and develop your skills and enable you to achieve your potential.

Vice-Chancellor's Challenge

Personally overseen by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir David Eastwood, the Vice-Chancellor’s Challenge is an initiative for undergraduate students in their second year to tackle a global challenge. The challenge is your chance to work with students and academics from a range of disciplines, and is designed to stretch you academically whilst also helping you to develop skills for your future studies and employability.

Click here to register and find out more. 

The Dubai Big Ideas Challenge

In partnership with key employers, the Dubai Big Ideas Challenge is an intensive three-day solutions competition for all students. You will work in teams to develop creative solutions to real challenges set by employers for a chance of winning a prize. This is your chance to collaborate with students from across the University of Birmingham Dubai, to learn vital employability and enterprising skills and meet employers.

Click here to register and find out more.