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Queen’s Birthday Honours for Coventry University duo
08
Jun

Queen’s Birthday Honours for Coventry University duo

The pioneering work of Coventry University’s Vice-Chancellor and professor of mathematics education has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours...

2019

Coventry University awards Honorary Doctorates to a leading neuroscientist and a Dutch politician
10
Apr

Coventry University awards Honorary Doctorates to a leading...

Leading neuroscientist, Dr Ruth Mckernan CBE and Dutch politician, Dr Ad Melkert are the latest recipients of Honorary Doctorates from Coventry University. Dr Mckernan...

2019

Coventry University’s VC honoured by Stellenbosch University for his leadership skills
08
Apr

Coventry University’s VC honoured by Stellenbosch...

Coventry University’s Vice-Chancellor John Latham has been bestowed with an honorary doctorate from Stellenbosch University in recognition of his leadership skills.

2019

Coventry’s nursing apprenticeships up for two awards
05
Mar

Coventry’s nursing apprenticeships up for two awards

A Coventry University apprenticeship course which prepares trainee nursing associates in an important new role in health and social care, has been shortlisted for two...

2019

Coventry University and Applus+ IDIADA partner to research security of next generation autonomous vehicles
20
Feb

Coventry University and Applus+ IDIADA partner to research...

Coventry University and Barcelona-based automotive design and engineering specialist Applus+ IDIADA have joined forces to research ways to improve the safety and...

2019

Coventry University to sign independent commission’s Civic University Agreement
11
Feb

Coventry University to sign independent commission’s Civic...

Coventry University is set formalise its commitment to improving the economic, social and cultural wellbeing of its home city and surrounding area.

2019

Parents most at need are being penalised over children’s school attendance, report finds
06
Feb

Parents most at need are being penalised over children’s...

Prosecuting and imprisoning parents when children do not attend school is hitting those families most in need of support and may be failing to address the problem, new...

2019

Coventry University set to become centre of sports and wellbeing with launch of Future Health
24
Jan

Coventry University set to become centre of sports and...

Coventry is set to become a centre of athletic excellence in the year it celebrates City of Sport with a new hub to keep the region active and a place of...

2019

Ex-LEGO man takes up director role at university's transport design centre
14
Dec

Ex-LEGO man takes up director role at university's...

The man behind the success of LEGO's racing-inspired car kits is returning to Coventry University – where he studied automotive design – to take up the role of director...

2018

CU London welcomes young and old in social inclusion boost
13
Dec

CU London welcomes young and old in social inclusion boost

Three groups striving to improve education, social inclusion and leisure activities for people young and old in Barking and Dagenham have taken up working space at CU...

2018

Coventry University leads major research project on South-South migration, inequality and development
11
Dec

Coventry University leads major research project on...

A group of leading international migration experts – led by Coventry University – has won backing from the UK government's science and research funding agency to explore...

2018

#GetFredOnThe50 bid to put Coventry unsung genius on the new £50 banknote
06
Dec

#GetFredOnThe50 bid to put Coventry unsung genius on the...

Coventry University is calling for the city to be honoured across the world by having one of its great unsung engineers as the face of the new £50 note.

2018

Picture book project is first of its kind to explore experiences of refugee children
04
Dec

Picture book project is first of its kind to explore...

Children living as or among refugees have created their own picture-books to tell their stories and help others see that they are not alone as part of a pioneering...

2018

Pioneering theatre portal takes top spot at global education awards
01
Dec

Pioneering theatre portal takes top spot at global...

A pioneering project which allows Coventry University students to rehearse with actors thousands of miles away as if sharing a stage, has once again been praised as one...

2018

Respected lawyer and human rights researcher honoured by Coventry University
23
Nov

Respected lawyer and human rights researcher honoured by...

A lawyer and human rights campaigner who has spent 30 years working to protect the human rights of women and children and expose unlawful decisions, has been recognised...

2018

Former Guardian editor and automotive trailblazer to receive university honours
21
Nov

Former Guardian editor and automotive trailblazer to...

A world renowned journalist who edited the Guardian for more than 20 years, a trailblazer in the automotive industry, and the man driving the Lanchester name forward are...

2018

One Degree – Two universities. Coventry and Deakin use global platform to boost student success
13
Nov

One Degree – Two universities. Coventry and Deakin use...

Two universities from different parts of the globe are set to offer a wholly-online, co-created degree.

2018

Coventry Uni's Shenzhen visit strengthens China-UK automotive ties
13
Nov

Coventry Uni's Shenzhen visit strengthens China-UK...

Coventry University used its latest visit to Guangdong province to boost ties with Chinese automotive group Geely, improving collaboration in areas such as talent...

2018

University highlighted in film showcasing impact of UK business schools
08
Nov

University highlighted in film showcasing impact of UK...

Coventry University's business school has been highlighted in a new ITN Productions programme exploring the often unheralded impact that our UK business schools have on...

2018

Coventry is highest placed modern university in latest “table of tables” ranking
30
Oct

Coventry is highest placed modern university in latest...

Coventry University is the top-placed modern university in the latest edition of a national league table based on the combined results of the UK’s three main domestic...

2018

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