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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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Square One

Square One and Bar

Our versatile venue is located on the ground floor of The Hub in Coventry’s city centre. With easy access to surrounding motorways and the rail station, Square One is a superb central meeting place for many different events, conferences and the student cinema.

Meetings and Conferences

Square One has the ability to provide a variety of capacities and layouts dependent on the client’s needs.

Our maximum capacities are:

  • Informal standing style –1200 guests (consisting of 650 guests in the Square One venue, 350 guests in the bar area and 200 guests in the courtyard)
  • Banqueting style – 250 guests
  • Cabaret style – 200 guests
  • Theatre style with tiered seating – 182 guests
  • Theatre style with non-tiered seating – 280 guests



Square One has fantastic top of the range facilities to ensure your meeting or conference runs smoothly from the initial booking stage to the event day itself. With flexible meeting rooms the venue is exceptionally versatile. Our fully inclusive package offers a day delegate rate comprising of extensive audio visual equipment, hospitality, air conditioning and Wi-Fi.


We host diverse events for internal and external clients from themed nights, band nights, graduation balls, comedy nights, private dinners and much much more. Square One is the ultimate venue to host private parties for all. Our team will create bespoke packages and will be on hand to ensure that your day runs smoothly and is stress free.


Welcome to the newest film nights on campus! Square One is pleased to announce the opening of their student 3D cinema. Keep a look out on the website for the big opening night. International cinema nights will be every Tuesday and ‘blockbusters’ on Thursdays.

Begin the new term entertained as newly released films will be screened in our fully equipped venue. Look out for our amazing pre-bookable discounts online. Programmes will be released monthly. Each student can invite three guests outside of the university.


Events Team

Charlotte Eaton – Event Co-ordinator
Natalie Hartley – Event Administrator

Direct Line: 024 7765 5231

Square One Box Office Opening Times

Monday -Thursday   8.30 – 17.00
Friday                        8.30 – 16.00



Square One  - Coventry University’s premier event and cinema venue