Living in Coventry

Your student experience takes place in the vibrant city of Coventry, home to more than 50,000 students. The Students’ Union and the many societies on campus help to build the close-knit, diverse community we’re known for. The union holds a series of welcome events so students can discover Coventry together or through one of the 150 student societies available. It’s easy to see why Coventry is one of the top 5 student cities in the country (QS Best Student Cities Index 2021).

Coventry is the UK City of Culture for 2021

With the world watching, you can expect unforgettable music, dance and theatre performances, as well as celebratory cultural and heritage experiences. Events running until May 2022.

Be a part of our City of Culture
Lady Godiva statue on sunny day with colourful ribbons in the background


Find out first-hand what it’s like to live and study in Coventry by reading our student blogs. Learn more about life in the city, our teaching experience and why Coventry is a place to call home.

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Coventry University No.1 Modern University No.1 Modern University in the Midlands
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021