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Following significant new measures announced by the Prime Minister on Monday 23 March, we have now closed our Coventry campus.

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Coventry University home of UK’s first ‘Standalone’ 5G network thanks to Vodafone partnership
03
Jul

Coventry University home of UK’s first ‘Standalone’ 5G...

Coventry University is the home of the UK’s first ‘Standalone’ 5G network thanks to a partnership with operator Vodafone.

University news | Student news | Business news

2020

Hollywood ace returns to her roots to help Coventry University make mental health films
26
Jun

Hollywood ace returns to her roots to help Coventry...

A Hollywood film professional has returned to her roots to help Coventry University create a series of short films to aid mental health awareness for students.

University news | Student news

2020

New Insights into Coventry’s Impactful Research with Launch of Innovate Magazine
19
Jun

New Insights into Coventry’s Impactful Research with Launch...

The latest issue of Coventry University’s Innovate Magazine honours National Refugee Week by highlighting the research work of the MiFriendly Cities Programme.

University news | Research news

2020

Coventry University international appeal highlighted in QS World University Ranking table
15
Jun

Coventry University international appeal highlighted in QS...

The QS rankings rates universities based on measures such as academic reputation – including teaching and research quality – their global outlook, and how...

University news

2020

Mental Health Awareness Week: Try the #random5challenge
19
May

Mental Health Awareness Week: Try the #random5challenge

With staff across the group now working in different ways, our daily interactions with others have greatly decreased, and there will be many experiencing feelings of...

University news

2020

FabLab manufactures protective equipment for NHS staff
29
Apr

FabLab manufactures protective equipment for NHS staff

Coventry University’s FabLab is manufacturing straps for facemasks to make them more comfortable for frontline NHS staff to wear during the COVID-19 pandemic.

University news

2020

Coventry University loans DNA equipment to help speed up Covid-19 tests
16
Apr

Coventry University loans DNA equipment to help speed up...

Coventry University has loaned a DNA extraction machine to University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) to help ramp the number of tests being done for COVID-19.

University news

2020

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.

University news

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...

University news

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...

University news

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.

University news

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.

University news

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 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