Coventry University Students' Union
Coventry University Students’ Union (CUSU) is an active, student-led organisation that engages with, empowers and represents the diverse student population of Coventry University and CU Coventry. CUSU is governed by the Student Council, which is elected by students. All students are encouraged to use the services and get involved.
As soon as you enrol at CU Coventry you automatically become a member of the Student's Union. You can find the following services available to you at CUSU.
Offering free, independent and confidential advice on issues including debt, housing problems and benefits, the centre also provides personal representation for complaints and disciplinary hearings in the University. Find out more.
CUSU runs a number of campaigns in the year to inform students of their legal rights on issues such as housing, and to raise social awareness about issues such as sexual health and reducing environmental damage, or cultural awareness through events such as Black History Month. Any student can join the campaign team.
CUSU hosts regular entertainment and social events, from world cinema screenings to themed club nights and live performances. Check out the CUSU website and Facebook page for the most up-to-date information.
Sports and Societies
CUSU has nearly 100 sports clubs and societies with a total membership of 3,000 students. Sports clubs compete against other universities in a number of sports at various levels. There are over 60 societies representing a diverse range of interests from Asian film to mountaineering, and all the major world faiths have their own societies. You can join as many clubs or societies as you like.
Volunteering and Employability
CUSU Volunteering and Employability are here to help you to gain invaluable experience, develop key transferable skills, improve your CV and test out potential career paths through volunteering in your local community. We are here to offer you information, advice, guidance and support throughout your volunteering experience.
Volunteering can be flexible and the time you choose to commit is up to you, so whether you have loads of spare time or if you’re just looking at committing an hour or two, we will help you find something that suits your needs.
All of the projects we offer are an excellent way to develop your English language skills or to share your language with others to benefit communities locally and across the globe. For example, you could volunteer at Coventry Refugee Centre as an interpreter to help refugees and asylum seekers in the Coventry area. Or, you could help teach a variety of subjects including languages in local primary or secondary schools. Whatever your skills and interests are, we’ll have something to suit you!
Visit our website for more information. You can also get in touch by phone or email to make an appointment with the Advice Centre or to speak to a sabbatical officer.