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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

Students encouraged to go further with first disabilities and care leavers bursary
18
Feb

Students encouraged to go further with first disabilities...

Coventry University is helping young people go further in their education with the first round of bursaries for students with disabilities or who grew up in care.

2019

Coventry midwife is named runner-up after helping hundreds of women access care
14
Feb

Coventry midwife is named runner-up after helping hundreds...

A Coventry University midwife has been recognised in a national awards ceremony after helping hundreds of women by raising awareness of a little-known medical condition.

2019

Coventry University study to find best way to provide local stop smoking information
13
Feb

Coventry University study to find best way to provide local...

People who smoke in Warwickshire are being given the chance to participate in a Coventry University research study.

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

Coventry midwife up for accolade after helping hundreds of women access care
07
Feb

Coventry midwife up for accolade after helping hundreds of...

A Coventry midwife who has helped hundreds of women seek reassurance, care and diagnosis by raising awareness of a little-known medical condition has been shortlisted...

2019

AME celebrates largest ever graduation as industry backs ‘factory floor’ approach
06
Feb

AME celebrates largest ever graduation as industry backs...

The UK’s first ‘Faculty on the Factory Floor’ celebrated its largest graduation recently, when 29 students received their BEng and MEng qualifications....

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

Talented athletes across Coventry schools are latest to benefit from university expertise
08
Jan

Talented athletes across Coventry schools are latest to...

Aspiring young athletes across Coventry can now access professional training and support thanks to a national scheme designed to keep students competing while they study...

2019

Animation is first of its kind to tackle life-threatening flu during pregnancy
17
Dec

Animation is first of its kind to tackle life-threatening...

Coventry and Warwickshire midwives and researchers are hoping to use the power of sharing to help save lives by encouraging more pregnant women to take up the flu jab,...

2018

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

Coventry University joins pioneering student safety scheme
26
Nov

Coventry University joins pioneering student safety scheme

Coventry University has become a founder member of a pioneering scheme that aims to improve student safety, security and wellbeing standards across the UK higher...

2018

Decline of Payday Lending sees people turn to friends and family
23
Nov

Decline of Payday Lending sees people turn to friends and...

Coventry University has played a part in new research which identifies the need for greater investment in not-for-profit affordable products following tightened payday...

2018

Coventry University ranked 15 in the UK
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year for student experience
Coventry University UK top new University 2018
Coventry City of Culture 2021