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Is a motorsport degree worth it?

Is a motorsport degree worth it?

Explore why Coventry University's Motorsport Engineering degree is worth it, as alumni Ali Haddow reflects on his journey to Aston Martin Formula 1.

14/02/24

What I learnt at the Festival of Journalism 2023

What I learnt at the Festival of Journalism 2023

I had the opportunity to attend the 2023 Festival of Journalism on 26-27 January 2023.

14/02/23

Planning a sustainable fashion event

Planning a sustainable fashion event

International Fashion Business students updated their style while gaining invaluable fashion planning experience at the highly anticipated ‘Swap and Style’ pop up shop.

03/02/23

More Women in Property award success for Coventry University students.

More Women in Property award success for Coventry...

Coventry University had more success at this year’s Women in Property awards, as students Aleena Khalid and Taya Eames were recognised for their work.

03/10/22

My journey to secure a placement with Scottish Power

My journey to secure a placement with Scottish Power

Abdul Wadood, a Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence student, shared his journey to securing a placement as a Software & Database developer.

13/09/22

Fine Art alumnus completes season-long partnership with the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) and Vertu Motors.

Fine Art alumnus completes season-long partnership...

Graduating from Coventry University in 2011 with a 2:2 in Fine Art and Illustration, David Roman has completed a season-long partnership with the PFA and seen his...

20/07/22

My journey to Intel

My journey to Intel

Khushi Lakhlani, a second-year Computer Science BSc (Hons) student at Coventry University, shares her journey to securing an internship at Intel.

21/03/22

My Sustainability Journey - Becoming a Student Ambassador

My Sustainability Journey - Becoming a Student...

Ibad Quershi discusses the impact becoming a Student Ambassador has had on his sustainability journey.

16/03/22

Studying at Coventry University kick-started my career

Studying at Coventry University kick-started my career

Aaron Middleton discusses the impact Coventry University has had on his career progression.

07/03/22

Award-winner finds perfect course at Coventry University

Award-winner finds perfect course at Coventry...

An online quiz took Madeleine Clarke from working in retail to being a regional winner with the Women in Property Student Awards 2021.

04/03/22

Coventry University apprenticeship offers a design for life

Coventry University apprenticeship offers a design...

Formerly an interior designer, Hayley Scutts tells unCOVered what inspired her to undertake a Nursing Associates apprenticeship.

21/02/22

Aleksandar Dinkov student portrait sat on a wall

My journey to success with the help of Coventry...

Aleksandar Valeriev Dinkov is an MSc Strength and Conditioning student from Bulgaria. Having initially studied Sports and Exercise Science BSc (Hons) at Coventry,...

06/09/21

Liv's Clearing story

Liv's Clearing story

When the NHS saved Liv Aston’s life it inspired her to pursue a career in nursing but her hopes were halted by A level heartbreak.

11/08/21

Jimmy's Clearing Story

Jimmy's Clearing Story

Jimmy is studying Global Business Management BA (Hons) at Coventry University London after going through Clearing in 2017. With a thirst for business, Jimmy decided to...

08/07/21

Laura's Clearing Story

Laura's Clearing Story

Laura is an International Hospitality and Tourism Management BA (Hons) student at Coventry University London. After taking a gap year and travelling around the world,...

08/07/21

Joselyn's Clearing Story

Joselyn's Clearing Story

Joselyn came to study our Global Business top-up through Clearing in 2020. As she held a Higher National Diploma in business, she only had to complete one year with us...

08/07/21

Five ways I got more than a degree from Coventry University

Five ways I got more than a degree from Coventry...

History and Politics student Adam has almost finished his degree, but what else has he got out of his time at Coventry University?

21/06/21

Four tips help you choose the right student accommodation

Four tips help you choose the right student...

Decided to study with us here at Coventry? Good choice! Now, you’ll need to secure your new home away from home. Here’s our top tips to help you choose your student...

21/06/21

My volunteering experiences have had a huge, positive, impact on my mental health.

My volunteering experiences have had a huge,...

Elizabeth is a second-year Public Health and Community Studies BA (Hons) student at CUC. For more than a year, she has been volunteering for SHOUT, a text-based mental...

10/05/21

University costs I didn't need to budget for

University costs I didn't need to budget for

After a few quick calculations, Coventry LLB Law Graduate Sheereen discusses some myths about student finances.

15/01/21

My time in South Korea

My time in South Korea

Sebastian was one of our European students, enjoying his time in England after coming to us from Romania. He was in his third year of International Relations BA when he...

01/12/20

My placement at EA Guildford

My placement at EA Guildford

Tom Woodhouse, a third-year Media and Communications student speaks of his placement year down in Guildford with video game giants Electronic Arts.

24/11/20

Six free places to visit in Coventry

Six free places to visit in Coventry

Andreea is studying advertising and marketing at Coventry university. I’ve rounded up the best places you can go for a day out – and the best thing is, they won’t cost a...

12/11/20

Lanchester Library: Built for Me

Lanchester Library: Built for Me

My name’s Laura-Jane and I am in the very fortunate position because of great facilities, like my favourite place on campus: The Lanchester Library!

17/10/20