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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 in new strategic esports management partnership
03
Jul

Coventry University in new strategic esports management...

Coventry University has announced a strategic partnership with the Asian Electronic Sports Federation to enhance the institution’s expertise in a growing area of...

2020

Fatigue and structural integrity to be the focus of new Innovation Centre
03
Jul

Fatigue and structural integrity to be the focus of new...

Coventry University and TWI Ltd are set to build on their long-standing relationship with the inception of the Fatigue and Structural Integrity Innovation Centre, a new...

2020

Coventry University expert helps devise rapid test to assess thousands of PPE masks
03
Jul

Coventry University expert helps devise rapid test to...

A Coventry University researcher was part of a team that devised a rapid test to assess the usefulness of a huge stockpile of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) masks...

2020

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

Local artists receive grants for City of Culture 2021 projects
01
Jul

Local artists receive grants for City of Culture 2021...

Coventry University and the University of Warwick have selected 18 local artists to receive a grant that will allow them to continue their work during the COVID-19...

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

Coventry University in Poland to offer Aviation Management degree
25
Jun

Coventry University in Poland to offer Aviation Management...

Coventry University has added an undergraduate programme in Aviation Management to the course offer at its new campus in Wrocław, Poland.

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

Coventry University researcher urges gardeners to join Plant Alert project
15
Jun

Coventry University researcher urges gardeners to join...

Coventry University has teamed up with the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland on a project calling on gardeners to help stop invasive plants from escaping their...

Research news

2020

Coventry University degrees move up in latest university league table
12
Jun

Coventry University degrees move up in latest university...

Coventry University has once again performed strongly in the Complete University Guide League Tables 2021 released this week, achieving top 10 ranking in four subject...

2020

Coventry University spin-out receives £50,000 to test COVID-19 drugs
11
Jun

Coventry University spin-out receives £50,000 to test...

A Coventry University spin-out company has been selected to test the safety of new drugs being developed to combat COVID-19.

Research news

2020

Coventry University researcher expects spike in victims of sexual violence seeking help once lockdown eases
10
Jun

Coventry University researcher expects spike in victims of...

A senior researcher at Coventry University believes there will be a spike in the number of victims of sexual violence seeking help once lockdown measures ease.

Research news

2020

Coventry University to host digital degree show
08
Jun

Coventry University to host digital degree show

Coventry University's Degree Show has been saved from a coronavirus cancellation by students and staff who have created a digital version of the showcase of final-year...

2020

Coventry Business School retains Small Business Charter Award
08
Jun

Coventry Business School retains Small Business Charter...

Coventry Business School has retained its Small Business Charter (SBC) Award and will enjoy SBC accreditation for the next five years following a successful reassessment.

2020

Hope for the Community named as one of top 25 social enterprises in the country
05
Jun

Hope for the Community named as one of top 25 social...

A company founded by a Coventry University professor which has been supporting people with long-term health problems during the COVID-19 outbreak has been named as one...

2020

Statement on George Floyd, racism and diversity
04
Jun

Statement on George Floyd, racism and diversity

The senseless death of George Floyd has prompted outrage and a demand for change. At the heart of this is a grieving family and our thoughts are with them.

2020

New online courses to upskill learners launched
04
Jun

New online courses to upskill learners launched

Leading social learning platform FutureLearn is launching four new technology-focused microcredentials that have been academically validated by Coventry University to...

2020

New app helps people manage their money amidst COVID-19 pressures
27
May

New app helps people manage their money amidst COVID-19...

Coventry University’s Centre for Business in Society (CBiS) has developed a free to use personal finance app to help people manage their money during the negative...

Research news

2020

Coventry University's Polish campus will be ready for September
27
May

Coventry University's Polish campus will be ready for...

Coventry University’s new campus in Wrocław, Poland, will be ready to welcome its first intake in September this year subject to the Polish government’s...

2020

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