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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.

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.

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...

2019

Coventry University scores highest ever rating in QS Stars Awards
06
Sep

Coventry University scores highest ever rating in QS Stars...

Figures just released reveal that Coventry University has been awarded a five star overall rating, for the first time, by the QS Stars awards system - confirming the...

2019

First ACU Coventry University Fellow selected
05
Sep

First ACU Coventry University Fellow selected

Dr Sharon Stephen from the University of Sydney, Australia, has been selected as the first recipient of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)’s...

2019

Chief Nurse to take up new leadership role at Coventry University
04
Sep

Chief Nurse to take up new leadership role at Coventry...

Health Education England (HEE)’s Chief Nurse, Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, is taking up a six-month secondment as Pro Vice-Chancellor at Coventry University from...

2019

Prof Guy Daly confirmed as non-executive director of key NHS trust
30
Aug

Prof Guy Daly confirmed as non-executive director of key...

Coventry University Pro Vice-Chancellor for Health and Life Sciences and Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education and Students), Professor Guy Daly, has been confirmed...

2019

New non-executive appointment for Vice-Chancellor John Latham, CBE
06
Aug

New non-executive appointment for Vice-Chancellor John...

Coventry University Vice - Chancellor, John Latham, CBE, has been appointed as a non-executive director to the Board of Health Education England (HEE).

2019

Coventry University Group to offer support to GSM London students
01
Aug

Coventry University Group to offer support to GSM London...

Following the announcement of GSM London closing in September, Coventry University London and CU London are working to enable students to apply to study at one of its...

2019

Coventry University is first across the finishing line at Silverstone
29
Jul

Coventry University is first across the finishing line at...

A team of Coventry University engineering students have raced home from Silverstone with a number of wins in the Formula Student Artificial Intelligence (Formula Student...

2019

Double sustainability awards success for Coventry University
25
Jul

Double sustainability awards success for Coventry University

Coventry University has been named as the seventh most sustainable university in the UK and been shortlisted as a finalist in the UK and Ireland Green Gown Awards 2019...

2019

Coventry University wins ‘best student housing’ award
23
Jul

Coventry University wins ‘best student housing’ award

Coventry University student accommodation has been recognised in the annual College and University Business Officers (CUBO) awards.

2019

Coventry University to be the first foreign university in Poland
21
Jul

Coventry University to be the first foreign university in...

Coventry University is pleased to announce that the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education has approved our plans to open a branch campus in Wroclaw. 

2019

Cave diver honoured by Coventry University
19
Jul

Cave diver honoured by Coventry University

A retired fire-fighter, who was part of the cave rescue rescue team that saved the lives of a youth football team in Thailand last year, has been honoured by Coventry...

2019

New Master’s course for global social development
17
Jul

New Master’s course for global social development

Coventry University is launching a new postgraduate course, Global Social Development Management (with Professional Experience) MSc, which will equip students with the...

2019

Coventry University’s student engagement rated amongst the best in Europe
11
Jul

Coventry University’s student engagement rated amongst the...

Coventry University is now ranked among the top 20 European universities for student engagement in a new league table published by Times Higher Education.

2019

Coventry graduate receives ‘Young Achievement Award’
09
Jul

Coventry graduate receives ‘Young Achievement Award’

A recent Coventry graduate, who lives in Birmingham, has received a Young Achievement Award from the Universal Peace Federation which celebrates accomplished,...

2019

Coventry University engineers bring child’s design to life
01
Jul

Coventry University engineers bring child’s design to life

A seven-year-old girl who won a design competition, aimed at encouraging school children to become engineers, has seen her bright idea brought to life with the help of...

2019

CEO appointed for Better Futures Multi Academy Trust
25
Jun

CEO appointed for Better Futures Multi Academy Trust

Coventry University is delighted to announce that Ulysses Lyons has been appointed as the chief executive of the Better Futures Multi Academy Trust (BFMAT).

2019

Coventry University students help Birmingham City squad get match fit
24
Jun

Coventry University students help Birmingham City squad get...

Birmingham City Football Club (BCFC) players were put through their paces in a series of fitness tests overseen by Sport and Exercise Science students and staff at...

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