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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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The Advantages

The Advantages

There is a wide variety of student accommodation in Coventry, with a choice of University owned and managed properties, and partner halls.

We would strongly recommend all first year students to live in University accommodation to meet new friends and to rapidly integrate into university life. International students often choose to stay in University accommodation rather than taking on the additional responsibilities of being a private tenant.


Location

All our accommodation is within walking distance of the University, social scene, and transport network.


Choice

We have a wide choice of ensuite and shared accommodation available, including self-catered and catered properties, in cluster flats or self contained studios.


All Inclusive

All our University owned and managed properties include as standard:

 

  • Utility Bills
  • WiFi internet
  • Contents insurance
  • Free membership at the University Gym
  • Dedicated Residence Officer

Residence Life

The Residence Life ('ResLife' for short) programme is all about promoting a strong community spirit within the halls, by holding social and sporting events like pumpkin carving for Hallowe'en, ice skating, table football competitions and much more. It's a great way to get involved and meet some new friends.


Facilities

Students can enjoy the social aspect of living in University owned halls with dedicated social spaces, including Sky TV, pool tables and sofas. There are also study spaces available for group work, featuring TV screens for connecting your laptop. Our Bishopgate and Godiva Place halls have all of these, plus their own on-site gym facilities!


Security

All our University owned properties are served by the University's Protection Service, 24/7. They provide patrols of the accommodations, are available to assist in emergencies, and provide advice and guidance on how to keep yourself and your possessions safe and secure. Our halls all have access control on the entrance doors, and CCTV across the sites.


Health and Wellbeing

There is a dedicated Welfare and Disability team on hand in addition to a team of dedicated Residence Officers for those in University owned or managed accommodation.


A Choice of Payments

There are a variety of payment plans available including direct debit, recurring debit/credit card payment or full payment upfront. The University owned and managed property payment instalments dates are timed to coincide with the Student Loans instalments, making managing your accommodation fees simple and easy.


Code of Practice

All our University Owned and Managed accommodations are accredited by the Universities UK Code of Practice for accommodation. For more information, you can visit their website here.




Images are intended to be representative only. Neither Coventry University nor FutureLets guarantee that the layout or style of any accommodation offered to you will be the same as that depicted. Neither Coventry University nor FutureLets guarantee that any accommodation offered to you will come with any particular contents, furniture or facilities other than those expressly stated as being available in each property as set out on the Coventry University website.