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Working at Coventry University

Coventry University is a diverse and exciting place to work and we share the enthusiasm of our staff and students to be the best at whatever they choose to do. As one of the City’s biggest employers, we offer some impressive benefits for our staff and are committed to delivering the very best opportunities. We have a comprehensive training, personal and professional development programme that provides our employees with the skills to enhance their performance in the workplace and grow in their careers. There are pension schemes, a generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities as well as lifestyle benefits including childcare vouchers, discounted membership to the £4 million sports and recreation centre and schemes such as Cycle to Work and the CU Car Share initiative.

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Why Choose Coventry University?

We have lots of things to brag about, like being the UK’s 12th best University (The Guardian University Guide 2018) and having a gold award for Teaching Excellence (TEF 2017). Even Coventry has been named the 3rd happiest University City in the UK (Sodexo 2017).

So by joining Coventry University, you'll not only have the chance to get a degree from a reputable British university but you're likely to have a good time while doing it! And with the chance to study in five different locations, the reasons to join us don't stop there...


Global Ready

An international outlook, with global opportunities



Career-ready graduates with the skills to succeed


No Hidden Extras

A degree which offers you more, at no extra cost

About our locations

We don’t just provide a range of excellent courses, we also offer a choice of 5 locations for you to study with us that’s why we are called the Coventry University Group. 

Coventry University

With 29,000 students to our name from over 50 countries, Coventry University is a diverse campus in a multicultural and welcoming city.

We are committed to ensuring our students leave university with the experience needed to become highly employable graduates, and aim to set them up for the best futures we possibly can.

We are still ranked 1st for the total number of students studying, working or travelling abroad – did you know 1 in 4 students in the UK travel abroad with us? In years 2015/16 alone, we gave 12,000+ students the opportunity to travel internationally so far. We are passionate about international travel opportunities, and we offer you the support and funding in getting you there too.

  • UK's No.1 'New University'
  • Top Uni for Student Satisfaction
  • 5/5 QS stars for teaching


A great university experience is impossible without being given the right environment to flourish. Coventry University has done that for me and I could not be more grateful.

Laura, Mathematics BSc student


Coventry University London

We believe that there is no better place to learn about business than to study in the heart of one of the most successful business and financial centres in the world. Launched in 2010 and located in the City of London, we are minutes away from the Bank of England and the London Stock Exchange, and are surrounded by several blue chip companies.

  • In the heart of London
  • Close to the Stock Exchange
  • An international outlook
  • Study in a top student city


CU Coventry, CU London and CU Scarborough come together to form CU. You can choose whether your campus is based in the city, the capital or on the coast.

The flexible learning model means you have the opportunity to move between each campus after finishing an academic year.

  • Part-time & Full-time study
  • No end-of-year exams
  • Study one module at a time
  • Classes no bigger than 50
CU Coventry, CU London and CU Scarborough praised in new flexible learning report

A summary of the Offa report

Office for Fair Access impressed by how students can combine study with employment/family responsibilities.


Still Confused?

We've pulled together a handy table to explain the difference. The comparison grid gives you a way to compare and contrast the differences between each of our locations and courses.


No. 12
UK University

Guardian University Guide 2018

Why go anywhere else?

We know you have a lot of options during Clearing but there are a few good reasons to make us your choice:

  • Gold - Teaching Excellence Framework 2017
  • 1st for overseas student experiences in 2015/16 - HESA 2017
  • UK’s top new university - Complete University Guides 2018 (Guardian)
  • Top 4 for student experience - Good University Guide 2017 (The Times)