Arrival for former GSM students

Arrival for former GSM students

To make your transition between your current university and Coventry University London as seamless as possible, we’ve pulled together all the information you’ll need to begin your studies here.   

How to enrol

You will need to enrol online before you arrive. In order to do this, you’ll receive an email with a link to complete your online enrolment.

When you enrol online, you will confirm your personal contact details and your course details. It is important that you provide us with the correct address and telephone number, as these will be used for contacting you and creating your Student Status Letter.

You will then have your documents checked on campus in order to complete the enrolment process, and we will take scans of your original documents.

GSM students will be able to have your documents checked on weekdays between the 16th and 20th September 2019. This week is also our Welcome Week, so please click the Welcome Week tab for more information.

You must bring the following documents in order to enrol; without these you will not be able to enrol on your course:

  • Passport (or EEA national identity card, if applicable)
  • Original academic documents such as diplomas and transcripts and their official translations

Teaching will begin in the week beginning 23 September 2019.

Enrolment Schedule

Enrolment will take place at: 

Coventry University London Postgraduate Centre and Financial Suite

Cutlers Exchange, Cutler Street Entrance, London, E1 7DJ

Enrolment dates and times

The enrolment period is the formal process through which you officially join the University. Below are the key dates for all courses beginning in September 2019 - please refer to the 'How to Enrol' tab for your particular start date.

Event Dates Times
Enrolment start date 16-20 September 2019 9:30am – 12:00pm and 1pm – 4pm
Teaching start date 23 September 2019 N/A*

Do not forget to bring the documents necessary for your enrolment, as listed in 'How to Enrol' tab.

Note: You will receive your timetable after completing your enrolment. You will receive a link to access your timetable via Moodle.*

Welcome Week

16 - 20 September 2019


Induction sessions provide you with important information about your course and the University's academic and support services to ensure that you are fully prepared for when teaching starts the following week.

Attendance at induction sessions is compulsory. Please check your Welcome Week calendar based on your course, for the exact date, time and location of your induction.

During the course induction you will meet your course director and lecturers. You will find out more about your chosen course, its learning, teaching and assessment strategies and how to get the most out of your course. We will introduce you to Moodle, your Virtual Learning Environment, and discuss good academic practice. You will meet your fellow students and have many opportunities to ask questions. 

Introduction to Student Services and Support

During this session, you will be given an overview of the different student services and support available for you throughout the duration of your course. This is an opportunity to meet the staff from the various support services.

'Meet and Greet' Social Event

This is an academic welcome social event with food, drinks and games – you will have the chance to mingle and network with other students and staff teaching.

Coventry University Students' (CUSU) Union Welcome Events

CUSU Coventry University London is here to represent your interests as students and provide you with co-curricular activities. We have a range of opportunities for you to meet current and new students alike during the enrolment period. All the information about our events and other areas of the students’ union, which you can get involved in, is available on our website.

English Diagnostics

You are required to complete an English Diagnostic exercise, which is compulsory to all new students. Following the exercise, some students may be provided extra English support as part of their first term timetable. This is a fantastic additional set of sessions, which can assist your English skills and abilities in your main course.

IT diagnosis and induction

In this session, you will be given an overview into the IT services and asked to complete an IT diagnosis exercise. The results of the test will lead to personalised extra support materials sent to your email, which are important for your course progression.

Collect your student ID card

You will then be able to collect your student ID card, which will give you access to the building and be used for monitoring your attendance – so it is important to keep it with you at all times.

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