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Lecturer overcomes lockdown to ‘climb Ben Nevis’ for charity
08
Apr

Lecturer overcomes lockdown to ‘climb Ben Nevis’ for charity

A Coventry University lecturer and her team of friends have climbed the height of Britain’s tallest mountain for charity – without leaving their homes.

University news

2020

Coventry's universities announce joint project to support creatives
08
Apr

Coventry's universities announce joint project to support...

Coventry University and the University of Warwick have launched a joint project that will fund local artists hit financially by the COVID-19 outbreak to allow them...

University news

2020

Coventry University donates protective equipment to frontline staff
02
Apr

Coventry University donates protective equipment to...

Coventry University has donated crucial personal protective equipment in a bid to help frontline workers halt the spread the COVID-19 pandemic.

University news

2020

Coventry University answers call to help the NHS
25
Mar

Coventry University answers call to help the NHS

Coventry University and its students are answering the call to help the NHS in the fight against COVID-19.

University news | Student news

2020

Coventry University suspends face-to-face teaching
16
Mar

Coventry University suspends face-to-face teaching

Throughout the coronavirus outbreak we have prioritised the health and safety of our staff, students and the communities in which we are located.

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2020

Chief Nurse takes on permanent leadership role at Coventry University
10
Mar

Chief Nurse takes on permanent leadership role at Coventry...

Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, Chief Nurse at Health Education England (HEE), is to take a permanent role at Coventry University as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Health and...

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2020

Coventry University achieves top 250 ranking for Business and Management Studies
05
Mar

Coventry University achieves top 250 ranking for Business...

The 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject put Coventry University in the 201 to 250 bracket for this subject, improving on last year’s rank of between 301...

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2020

The Prince of Wales presents Coventry University partnership with highest honour in UK higher education
21
Feb

The Prince of Wales presents Coventry University...

Coventry University’s Institute of Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) has been presented with a prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize at Buckingham...

University news

2020

A new teacher training programme is launching to tackle teacher shortages across England
17
Feb

A new teacher training programme is launching to tackle...

A new teacher training programme is being launched to try to tackle the growing issue of teacher shortages.

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2020

Coventry University opens new secure city centre cycle hub
12
Feb

Coventry University opens new secure city centre cycle hub

A new secure cycle hub has been officially opened by the university and Councillor Patricia Hetherton, Cabinet Member for City Services and Councillor Jim O’Boyle.

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2020

Coventry University unveils plans to transform former Civic Centre site
28
Jan

Coventry University unveils plans to transform former Civic...

Coventry University will be creating a landmark new building in the city centre as part of plans to redevelop the site of former council offices.

University news

2020

Coventry University starts work on new state-of-the-art facilities and public gallery
24
Jan

Coventry University starts work on new state-of-the-art...

Coventry University is to begin work to demolish one of its arts buildings in a major development which will open up its city centre campus to the public.

University news

2020

Coventry University keeps top 400 ranking for Business and Economics
20
Dec

Coventry University keeps top 400 ranking for Business and...

Business and economics courses at Coventry University have been ranked in the top 400 in the world yet again.

University news

2019

Coventry University’s Institute of Coding wins Innovation in Education Award
18
Dec

Coventry University’s Institute of Coding wins Innovation...

Coventry University’s Institute of Coding has been recognised at the West Midlands Tech Awards, which celebrates the best of the technology and digital industries...

University news

2019

Natasha Devon MBE gives keynote speech at Coventry University’s Chancellor’s dinner
12
Dec

Natasha Devon MBE gives keynote speech at Coventry...

Writer and mental health campaigner Natasha Devon MBE was the keynote speaker at Coventry University’s annual Chancellor’s Dinner at Coventry Cathedral.

University news

2019

Coventry Law School partnership makes national award shortlist
04
Dec

Coventry Law School partnership makes national award...

‘Partnerships in Clinical Legal Education’, a joint initiative between Coventry University, the Central England Law Centre, and Allen & Overy LLP, was...

University news | Student news

2019

Coventry University ranks fourth in first ever MOOC World University Rankings
03
Dec

Coventry University ranks fourth in first ever MOOC World...


Coventry University has been ranked fourth in the world in the first ever global university rankings for online courses.

University news

2019

Guy’s and St Thomas’ and Coventry University launch nursing associate degree
28
Nov

Guy’s and St Thomas’ and Coventry University launch nursing...

Guy’s and St Thomas’ has launched a nursing associate foundation degree in partnership with Coventry University.

University news | Student news

2019

Coventry University’s honorary doctorates include a princess and Coventry sporting legend
27
Nov

Coventry University’s honorary doctorates include a...

A sporting legend from Coventry and a princess are among the nine people awarded honorary doctorates by Coventry University.

University news

2019

Innovative Coventry partnership wins highest national honour in UK higher education
22
Nov

Innovative Coventry partnership wins highest national...

Coventry University’s Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) has been awarded a prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize.

University 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