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Working with Coventry University

Working with 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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Graduate Centre

Graduate Centre

The refurbished Graduate Centre

The refurbished Graduate Centre

Coventry University’s Graduate Centre has 96.3% student satisfaction for its support to postgraduates.
Source: I-Graduate International Insight Summer 2013

View the 360 degrees images of the recently refurbished Jaguar Building, including the atrium, study and social spaces and café. 

Coventry University is one of the select few universities in the UK to provide a dedicated facility for its postgraduate students. The Graduate Centre, which is based in the Jaguar Building, is designed specifically to meet the needs of postgraduate students, providing a pleasant environment in which to study.

Whether you are a graduate progressing directly to postgraduate study, or you are returning to education to improve your job prospects, or you simply seek the intellectual challenge of higher education, as a Coventry University postgraduate student you are a member of the Graduate Centre.

The Graduate Centre is here to support you throughout your experience at Coventry University, providing top class teaching, learning and social facilities for the exclusive use of our members, including many private study areas and a café serving Costa Coffee. Working in partnership with all Faculties, Schools and central departments to enhance your student experience, the staff at the Graduate Centre are committed to delivering a quality service exclusive to our growing postgraduate community.

The reception and support staff will assist members, as far as possible, in the first instance with any general enquiry related to postgraduate academic, administrative and welfare support.

Advice and services provided include:

  • information, registration and enrolment for the Global Leaders Programme (GLP);
  • information on events taking place within the university;
  • information and advice about trips and events taking place for Postgraduate students and GLP members;
  • information about Postgraduate Skills Workshops (pdf, 3Mb);

Research students are invited to make use of the Centre as a place to engage with other researchers and mix with staff.

Skills workshops for postgraduate students (taught and research) offer a selection of essential workshops throughout the year that complement the academic education you receive within your Faculty/School to enhance your employability skills.

Workshops include IT Skills (Excel, Word), Study Skills (Avoiding Plagiarism, Refworks), Statistics (Maths Support Centre) and Centre for Academic Writing (CAW).

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