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Coronavirus update

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

Our response to COVID-19

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Social supermarket still serving Coventry despite Coronavirus outbreak
30
Apr

Social supermarket still serving Coventry despite...

A social supermarket selling cut-price food has had a challenging first month of operations as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak but is still providing a crucial service...

Research news

2020

New preparatory English program for international students
29
Apr

New preparatory English program for international students

Coventry University is launching a Pre-sessional English Online Award on global social learning platform, FutureLearn.com, in order to help international students build...

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

School offers free business continuity planning webinar
24
Apr

School offers free business continuity planning webinar

Coventry Business School has developed a webinar on business continuity planning to help businesses plan for the uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.

2020

Free online courses launched to help with home working and mental health
22
Apr

Free online courses launched to help with home working and...

Coventry University has launched free online courses to assist employers and employees to maintain their mental health and wellbeing and help with challenges of remote...

2020

Coventry University launches new model for digital student learning
22
Apr

Coventry University launches new model for digital student...

Coventry University is moving its courses to the Learning Experience Platform, Aula, to position its students and academics at the forefront of the next evolution in...

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

Coventry University-led consortium awarded £3.7m for new AI and data science courses
15
Apr

Coventry University-led consortium awarded £3.7m for new AI...

An Institute of Coding (IoC) consortium led by Coventry University, has been awarded £3.7m in funding from the Office for Students to develop a suite of...

Business news

2020

Coventry University manufactures and donates face shield visors to NHS
15
Apr

Coventry University manufactures and donates face shield...

Coventry University is manufacturing full face protection equipment to donate to local NHS and public health teams to help frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

Santander bursary offered to help care leavers through Coronavirus outbreak
08
Apr

Santander bursary offered to help care leavers through...

Coventry University students with experience of being in care have been offered a bursary of £1,000 to help them make ends meet during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Student 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 delivers mindfulness sessions to NHS frontline staff
08
Apr

Coventry University delivers mindfulness sessions to NHS...

Coventry University is delivering mindfulness and compassion sessions to NHS staff who are working in frontline roles to combat the COVID-19 outbreak.

2020

Coventry University working from home expert offers mental wellbeing tips
07
Apr

Coventry University working from home expert offers mental...

A Coventry University researcher is warning people of the potential psychological impacts of working from home during the Covid-19 outbreak – including...

Research news

2020

Coventry University’s IoC supports continued learning during COVID19
07
Apr

Coventry University’s IoC supports continued learning...

Coventry University’s Institute of Coding (IoC) will be releasing a series of free, family friendly webinars from 14 April 2020, delivering essential digital...

2020

CU Scarborough nurses ready to tackle Coronavirus
06
Apr

CU Scarborough nurses ready to tackle Coronavirus

Nursing students and staff at CU Scarborough will be joining frontline NHS staff at Scarborough Hospital to bolster numbers in the fight against COVID-19.

Student 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 offers flagship building for NHS training activities
01
Apr

Coventry University offers flagship building for NHS...

Coventry University has reopened its Alison Gingell building to help the NHS to train staff to take up clinical roles in the fight against Covid-19 in Warwickshire.

2020

Student paramedics join fight against COVID
31
Mar

Student paramedics join fight against COVID

Paramedic students from Coventry University have headed to the frontline to help ambulance staff tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

Student news

2020

Coventry University-led research to benefit Kenyan small-scale livestock farmers
30
Mar

Coventry University-led research to benefit Kenyan...

Farming families in rural Kenya could benefit from new research led by Coventry University which aims to show how to improve grazing and livestock performance.

Research news

2020

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