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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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Living in university accommodation is a fantastic way to start your student life and make new friends quickly. We offer a wide range of accommodation with something to suit everyone’s budget, for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. We have an excellent choice depending on your requirements: there are catered halls, self-catered halls and university houses in desirable areas of the city. All of our accommodation prices include free Wi-Fi. Most of our accommodation is on or within walking distance of the campus and other areas of interest within the city.

Online applications for January 2015 starters is now CLOSED.  If you are still looking for accommodation, please email for further advice.

If you have been made an online offer of accommodation you can still Click here to view and accept your accommodation offer.


Still looking?

If you still looking for accommodation, take a look at our Accommodation Update page for information on how we can help.

Where to stay

If you are visiting and need to stay over for a short period, check out a list of where to stay in Coventry or view our list of hotels and guest houses (pdf, 90kb) in the area. Citybase Apartments provide short-term accommodation in the city centre as an alternative to a B&B or hotel: ideal for parents or visiting lecturers.

By clicking on any of the above external links you will be directed away from the Coventry University website. Coventry University is not responsible for and has no control over these sites and is not responsible for the accuracy of these sites. The presence of links to external sites should not be taken as a recommendation or endorsement of the external site's information, products or services. Please also see the Coventry University website terms and conditions.


Get in touch

The accommodation team are available at the following times for any queries you may have:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Wednesday: 11.00am to 5.00pm
Friday: 9.00am to 4.00pm

For students with special requirements, please contact us for more information:
Tel: +44 (0) 24 7765 0650


We appreciate how important it is for you to know where you are going to live and to be happy with your accommodation. Please see our applicant guide for more information about applying for accommodation, and read our list of Frequently Asked Questions. Our staff will be working with you to help you find appropriate accommodation.

4 Simple Steps

Sorting out university accommodation is not as complicated as it may seem. Below are 4 simple steps you need to take, and that is it... welcome to Coventry University!

Step 1 - Find Out About Coventry

Coventry is renowned for its historic buildings, but also offers a variety of cafes and eateries, alongside a host of shops. With a theatre, cinema, clubs and art centres all based in the city centre, there is a good choice of entertainment and culture whatever your taste. Whatever form of accommodation you choose, you are never far away from activities to enhance your stay.

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Step 2 - View Your Choices

If you want to see the type of accommodation we have on offer, you can use our accommodation search helper.

You can see a table of accommodation facilities (pdf, 150kb), or a map of the properties (pdf, 200kb) with details of what facilities each property has.

Step 3 - Find out How to Apply and Make Your Application

Whether you're an undergraduate student, postgraduate or international, applying for our accommodation is quick and easy. With a few simple steps you'll be on your way to enjoying your time at Coventry University.

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Step 4 - Join Us

Make Coventry University your first choice. Not only do we have great accommodation, but we have great facilities, courses and city life. Find out about some of our hidden gems and what we have to offer you.

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