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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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StudentCom Internet

StudentCom are an award-winning internet service provider, catering directly to halls of residence and University accommodation. As well as providing the internet in your accommodation, StudentCom also have custom packages to suit your needs, as well as a 24/7 support team on hand should you need it. 

StudentCom internet is provided in Singer Hall, Priory Hall, Quadrant Hall, The Cycle WorksLynden House, St Margaret Road and University Owned Houses


Get online with StudentCom!

In addition to your WiFi, StudentCom offer a wide range of supplementary services for all your academic and entertainment needs within your student accommodation! Below is a small taste of the services available to you. Further information is available on the StudentCom portal upon connection to the internet when you arrive at your accommodation.


Services Provided


StudentCom’s fast and reliable WiFi offers simple step by step registration, no upload or download limits and the option to sign up from home- so you can register multiple devices and access the internet as soon as you move in to your accommodation. 

Included in the price of your rent, you will receive up to 10mbps internet service. For those of you who are after an even faster service for quicker downloads and an overall superior WiFi experience, an upgrade option of 20mbps is available for £49.95 for a year, or £4.99 a month.


Supplementary Services


The StudentCom IPTV service gives you a home from home service with a range of High Definition broadcast and on-demand services direct to your chosen device.

Please note that anyone in the UK watching or recording television as it’s being broadcast or simulcast on any device – including mobiles, laptops and PCs – must, by law, be covered by a valid TV licence.


 Cloud Backup 

The StudentCom cloud backup service has been designed to provide you with a secure way of backing up files, coursework, pictures, and important documents every time you connect to the internet. For just £10 per year for unlimited backup, lost data from hard drive failure, human error or stolen laptops are a thing of the past.


 Web Security

Get protected with the latest AVG internet security (typically worth £40 for a full year’s licence) for just £10. The StudentCom team have paired up with AVG to offer the most competitive deal on the market, available only to students via the StudentCom portal. AVG Internet Security provides multiple layers of protection for everything you do online, which means you don’t have to worry about identity theft, viruses, or visiting harmful websites.


Service Desk 

If you do experience any difficulty getting online, the StudentCom Service Desk are available 24/7/365. You can get in touch via Phone (0333 123 0115), email (, Twitter (@StudentComHelp), Live chat via the StudentCom portal, or with the new StudentCom app, available to download on Apple and Android devices.