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Coventry a major force in global conflict resolution
18
Nov

Coventry a major force in global conflict resolution

The RISING Global Peace Forum will ensure that Coventry continues to be a major force in conflict resolution across the world, Professor Mike Hardy, chair of RISING and...

2019

Charcoal could be the answer to make farming more environmentally friendly
13
Nov

Charcoal could be the answer to make farming more...

Research trials are being carried out a farm to test whether feeding cattle charcoal can cut emissions from livestock.

Research news

2019

Coventry University retains top 400 ranking for arts and humanities
12
Nov

Coventry University retains top 400 ranking for arts and...

Coventry University has retained its top 400 ranking for arts and humanities in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject.

2019

West Midlands Fire Service staged dramatic multi-vehicle crash scene at university
07
Nov

West Midlands Fire Service staged dramatic multi-vehicle...

A shocking multi-vehicle crash scene and the fire service response was staged at Coventry University to serve as a dramatic reminder of the importance of road safety.

2019

Coventry Business School awarded Government funding to help microbusinesses use tech to grow
30
Oct

Coventry Business School awarded Government funding to help...

Coventry Business School has been awarded funding to support 50 microbusinesses to engage with technology to boost their productivity.

2019

Coventry University Vice-Chancellor and Professor at Buckingham Palace to receive honours
25
Oct

Coventry University Vice-Chancellor and Professor at...

Coventry University’s Vice-Chancellor John Latham received his CBE at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace this week. He was joined by the university’s Professor...

University news

2019

Coventry University to deliver UK Government’s new Chevening Ethiopia Leadership Fellowship
24
Oct

Coventry University to deliver UK Government’s new...

Coventry University will deliver the UK Government’s new, fully-funded Chevening Ethiopia Leadership Fellowship from June 2020.

2019

Coventry University moves up in world university rankings for engineering and technology
16
Oct

Coventry University moves up in world university rankings...

Coventry University has now joined the top 600 universities in the world for engineering and technology, according to the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) World...

2019

Centre for Business in Society chosen to enhance major corporate research project
11
Oct

Centre for Business in Society chosen to enhance major...

Coventry University’s Centre for Business in Society has partnered with Echo Research to bring analytical and business expertise to the Britain’s Most...

University news | Research news

2019

Coventry University professor praises 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner
11
Oct

Coventry University professor praises 2019 Nobel Peace...

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali.

University news

2019

Coventry University launches MA in Dance Theatre
08
Oct

Coventry University launches MA in Dance Theatre

Coventry University has entered a partnership with Motionhouse to launch a new MA in Dance Theatre to be delivered by Coventry University in association with the...

University news | Student news

2019

Charities and small business can now get a free cyber-security check up, thanks to Coventry University
04
Oct

Charities and small business can now get a free...

Coventry University, along with a number of partners, is offering small businesses and small charities free cyber security health checks amid concerns about the growing...

University news

2019

Coventry University Group awarded Social Mobility Employer status
03
Oct

Coventry University Group awarded Social Mobility Employer...

We are pleased to have been named an accredited Social Mobility Employer as part of a nation-wide drive to improve social mobility in the UK.

University news

2019

Vice-Chancellor welcomes first students to study for Coventry University degree in Egypt
30
Sep

Vice-Chancellor welcomes first students to study for...

Vice-Chancellor John Latham CBE has welcomed the inaugural cohort of students to Coventry University courses at The Knowledge Hub Universities in Egypt.

University news | Business news

2019

Coventry University and West London NHS Trust in apprenticeship first
24
Sep

Coventry University and West London NHS Trust in...

In the first partnership of this kind in London, Coventry University and West London NHS Trust have teamed up to offer Occupational Therapy apprenticeships to the...

2019

Coventry University launches engineering degree apprenticeships
24
Sep

Coventry University launches engineering degree...

Coventry University is launching two new degree apprenticeships for students looking to combine top-level academic study with practical work experience.

2019

Coventry University maintains high performing status in latest rankings
20
Sep

Coventry University maintains high performing status in...

Coventry University has confirmed its strong performance in the areas of teaching quality, student experience and graduate prospects in The Times and Sunday Times Good...

University news

2019

Church’s responses to UK austerity to be discussed at Coventry University
13
Sep

Church’s responses to UK austerity to be discussed at...

Coventry University is holding an event on September 13 to enable better understanding of how austerity has affected Christian engagement with poverty in the UK.

University news

2019

Growers to trial alternatives to plastic for veg production
09
Sep

Growers to trial alternatives to plastic for veg production

Farmers and growers are invited to explore alternatives to plastic mulch for weed control in a new field lab with Innovative Farmers.

Research news

2019

Coventry University researcher in European award-winning arts project
09
Sep

Coventry University researcher in European award-winning...

A digital archive project for Romani arts in which a Coventry University researcher was involved as a dance curator will receive a European Heritage/Europa Nostra 2019...

University news | Research news

2019

Coventry University ranked 15 in the UK
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year for student experience
QS Five Star Rating 2019
Coventry City of Culture 2021