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Eight career lessons Disney movies teach us

Eight career lessons Disney movies teach us

Our resident ‘Mouseketeer’ Evelyn Bell-Jones gives us eight career lessons we can learn from Disney.

29/01/21

1,000 years of Coventry History

1,000 years of Coventry History

2016 marked ‘1000 years of Coventry Heritage’. We translate this as meaning it was is Coventry’s 1000th birthday, and it's never looked better!

25/01/21

Five day trips from Coventry

Five day trips from Coventry

One of the best things about being in the middle of the country is that everywhere else is pretty accessible to you! Coventry has brilliant connections to the rest of...

21/01/21

Finding part-time work during your studies

Finding part-time work during your studies

Trying to find a part time job whilst being a student can be stressful. You wouldn’t believe how many flexible part time work opportunities there are!

18/01/21

Spotlight on: mental health and wellbeing

Spotlight on: mental health and wellbeing

Mental health is often overlooked because it can be a sensitive subject, but it is nothing to be nervous about.

18/01/21

A Royal visit

A Royal visit

3 years ago today (16 January) we welcomes the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Coventry where they toured the cathedral and officially opened the Alison Gingell Health...

16/01/21

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

Six ways to keep in touch with your friends

Six ways to keep in touch with your friends

It's so important to keep in touch with friends and family, especially during a pandemic and lockdowns. Here are 6 easy ways to keep connected.

09/01/21

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

Get to know the multicultural Coventry

Get to know the multicultural Coventry

As Coventry prepares to become the UK City of Culture 2021, it worth learning more about the city and its culture.

07/11/20

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

Q&A with Kayode Ewumi

Q&A with Kayode Ewumi

Theatre and Professional Practice graduate Kayode Ewumi is on the radar of leading TV and film producers.

02/10/20

Flying Start- Kyle's Story

Flying Start- Kyle's Story

My name’s Kyle and as a third year Journalism student at Coventry University, I can tell you that money can get tight when you’re living the student dream.

22/09/20

City secrets

City secrets

Think you know Coventry? That’s what they all say! But we’ve got the low-down on some Coventry city secrets people still don’t know about, which reveal just how much is...

01/08/20

Five best vegetarian restaurants in Coventry

Five best vegetarian restaurants in Coventry

Are you new to Coventry? Do you like veggie food but not sure what places to try? Don’t fret! We’ve listed 5 of the best vegetarian restaurants in Coventry.

22/07/20

Degree Show 2020

Degree Show 2020

Every year the Faculty of Arts and Humanities hosts a degree show to showcase graduating students’ work. Industry professionals, staff, students and the public have the...

22/06/20

A students guide to being an artist in Coventry

A students guide to being an artist in Coventry

Ryan Hart, former Foundation student now in his second year studying BA Fine Art, discusses his top tips for being an artist in Coventry.

11/05/20

Five reasons to love Coventry

Five reasons to love Coventry

Alumni Josh gives his reasons for loving the city he studied in.

01/05/20

A little history of Coventry

A little history of Coventry

Coventry is a city of culture, peace, reconciliation, innovation and invention. Coventry has a story to tell and experiences to share.

15/04/20

Student Q&A: Damilola Ola

Student Q&A: Damilola Ola

Meet Ada Lovelace Scholarship winner Damilola Ola. She’s a first year student studying Construction Management here at Coventry. Oh yeah, she’s also the only girl on her...

08/03/19