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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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Frequently Asked Questions

Where else can I park in Coventry?

View information about Council car parks on their website.


Where can I charge my electric car?

There are 20 electric car charging points in the Multi Storey Car Park for University staff. The Council also offers charging points.


I’ve changed car. What do I need to do?

Students don’t need to do anything. Staff members need to contact the Alan Berry reception on 024 77 658788 to arrange for their permit to be updated. 


Can I use a different car on a temporary basis?

Of course! Students can swap cars as they need. Staff members should leave a note on their dashboard alongside their parking permit.  


What do I do if the machine isn’t working?

Protection Officers test car parking payment machines daily, but please contact Alma Control on 024 77 657363 to report any problems. 


Can I park at the University overnight? 

Overnight parking in the MSCP must be for business purposes only and must be approved – please email Andrew Nash for approval. 


I’m organising an event. Can I arrange car parking?

Event parking can sometimes be accommodated, please email Ruth Hamson or Gary Dedden with details of your requirements. 


How can I travel more sustainably? 

View information for staff about sustainable travel.

Information about sustainable travel for students.


Do you have a park and ride service?

There is a Council Park and Ride running from the War Memorial Park. 


Are there any cycle lockers?

There are cycle lockers around Campus. More information about cycle lockers


Where can I find the parking procedures?

You can download the University parking procedure by clicking here


Contact Us

Telephone: 024 7765 7272
Location: Room 201, Alma Building, Alma Street, Coventry CV1 5QA