Welcome to the support pages for the University of Birmingham Dubai Campus students. Here you will find specific links to resources you can use to help you succeed in your studies.
Welcome, from the Birmingham International Academy!
As an International student studying on our Dubai campus, there is a range of online insessional EAP (English for Academic Purposes) materials available to you: whether you are a Foundation student in your first year of four, working towards an undergraduate degree; an undergraduate student doing a first degree such as a BSc or a BA; a postgraduate student doing a higher-level degree, such as an MSc or an MA. These are free materials and you can do as much or as little as you like at your own pace. All you need is a CANVAS log in/ University ID and you can self-enrol at any time.
If you have any questions and you are studying on the Dubai campus, contact our Course Administrator via: BIA-Dubai@contacts.bham.ac.uk
What is Information Literacy?
According to the Information Literacy Group of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals information literacy is defined as incorporating "a set of skills and abilities which everyone needs to undertake information-related tasks; for instance how to discover, access, interpret, analyse, manage, create, communicate, store and share information" (CILIP ILG, 2018)