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Your first weeks

We have put together a range of orientation events from week zero (before teaching starts in week one).


Aula is your online learning platform, where you can access all your course materials and connect with your lecturers and classmates. Your Aula induction will show you how to get started. You can go through the induction at your own pace and revisit it as many times as you like.

Induction programme and timetable

Timetable: Your personalised timetable will be released up to 48 hours after enrolment - you can access your timetable by logging into the Student Portal, find it on Aula or on the Wayfinder app.

Don’t forget – your timetable may change, so keep checking!

Further information and support is available by logging into Aula, as well as from your course team.

Unlock your student experience: set up your SU profile

Your time studying with us is all about making an investment in you. Set up your profile on the SU website to tailor your experience to your interests.

Take a look at the Welcome Programme

Welcome events delivered by the SU ensure you get the very best start to your time at university and that you connect with, and feel part of, the Coventry University London community. The SU website will be updated regularly with information, events and activities for you to get involved with. See what’s on at so you can meet new friends, discover new places and join in with all the fun!

Student Information Desk

Student Information Desk staff are here to help you access support services, information about living in London and support you to thrive at university. They are responsible for keeping the Student Portal up to date with information, news and opportunities. Visit the The Student Information Desk is on the Third Floor of University House.

Success Coaches

Navigating your exciting university journey can be challenging. Our qualified Success Coaches are your dedicated navigation app. We are invested in your success. We commit to meaningful conversations, exploring your goals, and developing lifelong skills. Engage with us for a transformative experience and unlock your full potential. At Coventry University London, success is not just a destination, but a continuous journey shaped by your aspirations and our unwavering support.

Our professional service, powered by coaching, is your personalised compass from enrolment to graduation.

Check in with your Student Success Coach to help

  • Manage your Studies
  • Develop your skills
  • Access University Services
  • Connect with other students for support

Make the most out of your Coventry University London experience

Health and Wellbeing

We are here to support students throughout their studies with any health and wellbeing needs. We can listen and refer you to the correct team based on your specific needs. Chat to us online, on the telephone or face-to-face for your mental and physical health needs. Our services include; disability, welfare, mental health, and counselling. For more information and contact details please visit the Health and Wellbeing pages on the website.

Talent Team

Our experienced careers advisers in the Talent Team are here to help you craft your career plan, prepare for interviews, and apply for placements and internships. They also share opportunities for work experience, and organise careers and networking events, to help you build employer contacts. You can book an appointment with them at a time that suits you, using Talent Connect.

Academic Skills Unit

The Academic Skills Unit are here to help you build the skills you need to excel in your university work, and provide individual tutorials, workshops and self-study resources on everything from academic English, to blog-writing, to maths and statistics. Explore their services on the ASU website ASU website.

Introducing Your Students’ Union

Your Students’ Union is dedicated to improving your student experience, starting from the moment you arrive. Throughout January, you can join us at a range of events and activities. See more at

  • Once you’re settled in, you can get involved with our ongoing events, join a student group, make a change by signing up to our communities, or become a rep to help improve the student experience. You can boost your skills and employability with us through various workshops, earning digital badges along the way.
  • We also offer a range of support services to help you throughout your student journey. Whether you need advice on housing, finances, or academic issues, our independent, confidential advice service is here to help.

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Become a Student Ambassador

We have a limited number of ad hoc, paid, flexible Student Ambassador shifts, supporting a range of teams, events and projects. Find out more from the “My Life at Cov Uni London” pages on the Student Portal. Being a student ambassador is also excellent work experience for your CV.

Become a Rep

Course reps and student reps make sure students are heard at all levels of the university. Any student can apply to become a rep. There are a mix of paid and unpaid roles available, but all roles provide great opportunities for personal development. If you’re interested in becoming a rep, you can apply on the Your Students' Union website.

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Welcome to London

Discover what you need to start your journey

Need more help?

Some extra information to get you started


Jargon buster

Designed to help you understand some key terms


Set up your Students' Union account

Create a Students’ Union account to join events and societies.


Online induction

To help you prepare, we’ve created an online induction

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