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Working with Coventry University

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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Postgraduate Open Days

Postgraduate Open Days

Our Open Days and events are informal and friendly. They are designed to show you the opportunities available and answer all your questions about postgraduate or part-time study at Coventry University.


Postgraduate Open Days 2016

Our Postgraduate Open Days for 2016 are as follows:

Saturday 18th June 2016 - 10am to 2pm

Saturday 12th November 2016 - 10am to 2pm

The event booking forms are not yet live, but you can register your interest for the events and we will contact you when you are able to book.

Find out more on what you might expect from one of our open days. We would always recommend attending one of our Open Days, but appreciate that it isn’t always possible so we’ve put together a few useful resources to give you a flavour of our campus and what life at Coventry University is like.


Postgraduate Recruitment Fairs

If you cannot make it to one of our Open Days, postgraduate recruitment fairs are a great way to find out more about our postgraduate opportunities.

Recruitment fairs take place around the country so there is a good chance there will be one near you. Keep checking this page for the latest information on recruitment fairs we will be attending.

Most of the events we attend are off campus between November and January. Keep an eye on this page for details.


Findamasters Masters and PhD Fair - Birmingham, 27 January 2016


Student-led campus tours

Running throughout the year between October and June, our student-led tours provide a great opportunity for you to get a feel for the campus and our facilities, whilst also giving you access to the opinions and views of one of our student ambassadors. Each tour will last approximately 90 minutes and will provide you with an overview of the campus, including: 

The Hub – Our spectacular £35-million students’ building is designed with our students in mind. TheHub provides space to relax, meet up with friends or study informally. You can find a Costcutter convenience store, a Costa Coffee shop and the Food Court, which offers a variety of outlets to satisfy any taste. The Square One venue in TheHub can be used as a cinema, club or entertainment venue and also has a bar and pool tables. The building is also home to our Students' Union Advice Centre and the Health and Wellbeing Centre; catering to all our students' social and welfare needs.

Faculty Buildings – During the tour you will have the opportunity to familiarise yourself with our campus and Faculty buildings, home to our academic Faculties - Faculty of Busines and Law, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Engineering Environment and Computing, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

The Lanchester Library – A striking building with an innovative design, the Lanchester Library is an invaluable resource centre for students. With a number of different study zones across five floors, it provides a central study centre with over 350 computers, group and individual study rooms, books, journals and electronic resources. We've also recently opened our new Disruptive Media Learning Lab on the third floor; a space for students and academics to challenge traditional ways of learning and develop their own learning methods. 

Sport and Recreation Centre – The Sport and Recreation Centre is a real hit with our students. The centrally-located Centre  contains a two-court and four-court hall; ideal for indoor football, basketball, netball, badminton, cricket, table tennis and many other activities. There is also a dance studio with regular dance and group gym classes, such as body pump, zumba, and TRX. Upstairs is home to the fully-equipped and recently refurbished fitness suite, home to a multitude of cardiovascular and resistance machines and a dedicated free-weights area.

Callice Court – A University-approved hall of residence located on campus, Callice Court offers premier student living quarters with all rooms complete with an en-suite bathroom. You’ll be shown around the building by a member of the residences team. 

Coventry City Centre – Towards the end of the tour you will be shown around parts of the city that are in the immediate vicinity of the campus, including Broadgate, the Cathedral Quarter and the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum.

At the end of your tour you will be offered lunch in the Food Court of TheHub with your student guide and University members so you have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have. 

View the tour dates and make a booking

If you have any questions about the Student-Led Tour, please contact the Postgraduate Admissions team on or +44 (0) 24 7765 4321.

Contact details

Postgraduate UK students

Telephone: 024 7765 4321

Fax: 024 7688 8609


Or contact us via our enquiry form.


Postgraduate Overseas and European students

Telephone: +44 24 7615 2152

Fax: +44 24 7615 2175


Or contact us via our enquiry form.


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