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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

Get online with StudentCom!

 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, and a 24/7 support team on hand should you need it. 

Below is a small taste of the services available to you as a student in University owned accommodation. Further information is available on the StudentCom portal upon connection to the internet when you arrive at your accommodation.

StudentCom internet is provided in BishopgateGodiva PlaceThe Cycle WorksSinger HallPriory HallQuadrant HallLynden HouseSt Margaret Road and University Owned Houses



What's 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 100mbps internet service. For those of you who are after an even faster service for quicker downloads, an upgrade option is available for £49.95 for a year, or £4.99 a month.


The ViewCom TV service gives you a home from home service with a range of High Definition broadcast and on-demand services direct to your chosen device. You can even add international and premium channels for an additional upgrade fee.

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


As well as WiFi and TV, StudentCom also offer a freewire phone service, enabling you to make free phone calls over the internet to other users. Simply download the software as part of your registration.

You can also buy additional credit to make international calls, at up to 25% less than comparable overseas calls.




 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. Please note this add-on is available for Windows devices only.

AVC Tune Up 

Normally costing £25 for a year, AVC's Tune Up package is just £10 to StudentCom users. This software quickly fixes problems that are slowing your PC down and makes it run quicker. Simply add this to your basket when you register. Please note this add-on is available for Windows devices only.




 Service Desk 

If you do experience any difficulty getting online, the StudentCom Service Desk are available 24/7/365. You can get in touch in the following ways:

  • Phone (0333 123 0115)
  • Email (
  • Twitter (@StudentComHelp)
  • Live chat via the StudentCom portal
  • StudentCom app, available to download on Apple and Android devices