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Coventry University is ranked joint top Modern University for career prospects

The Guardian University Guide 2021 and 2022

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Be a part of our City of Culture

Coventry is the UK City of Culture, and the year-long spectacle of art, music, theatre, and culture is in full swing!

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Online international learning

Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) is the term that we use at Coventry University to refer to ‘virtual mobility’ experiences.

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Apprenticeships

Earn while you learn
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Our Go Abroad schemes

Our exciting programmes are open to all Coventry students and offer various opportunities to work, study and gain valuable experience outside the UK.

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Research Excellence Framework 2021

This is our biggest and best research assessment performanceCoventry University Research is delivering global impact, creating better futures.

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Students succeed in global jobs market

Coventry University has joined forces with ManpowerGroup, the leading global workforce solutions company, to help give students the skills they need to be job-ready when they graduate.

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Sammy Kaur Success Coach

Hi, I’m Sammy, a Success Coach at Coventry. I mentor students from all walks of life and the one thing they all have in common is their potential. Once you enrol on an undergraduate course, you’ll be given a Success Coach who can be right beside you until graduation.

Sammy Kaur, one of our Coventry University Success Coaches 2022
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Coventry City Football Club

Find out about the Sky Blues

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Three students chose CU Coventry

CU Coventry, part of the Coventry University Group, offers a style of education which is flexible and designed to fit around students’ lives

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School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health

Head of School Suzanne Hilton, welcomes you to the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health.

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Health and wellbeing

We want to connect you to the experts who can support your specific needs. Chat to us online or face-to-face for your mental and physical health needs.

Support is on hand
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World languages

Explore languages and cultures with Coventry University’s innovative foreign language programme, World Languages. All classes are open for students, staff, alumni and members of the public.

Learn about our courses
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Student Engagement Centre

SEC know the university better than anyone and have answered virtually every kind of question you could ask. If you’re a student with us, you’ve probably already spoken to one of the team; we call every new student to check they’ve got everything they need to get off to a great start.

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Giving back to Coventry University as alumni

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Support with your studies

Practice alongside experts to help work with greater clarity, elevate your study skills and achieve the best grade you can

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International student support

We are a truly global university – last year, more than 13,000 international students studied with us in the UK, and we have welcomed students from 130+ countries.

We can help you settle in quickly
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Our teaching awards

We're proud to showcase the teaching accolades we've been awarded, highlighting the fantastic work, skills and attitude of our staff.

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Living in Coventry

Your student experience takes place in the vibrant city of Coventry, home to more than 50,000 students. It’s easy to see why Coventry is one of the top 5 student cities in the country.

Living in the city
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City life

Coventry has flourished into a student community with clubs, events and social spaces designed with students in mind.

Enjoy city life

School of Law

Head of School Gary Betts, welcomes you to the School of Law

School of Marketing and Management

Head of School, Sarah Horton-Walsh, welcomes you to the School of Marketing and Management

School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering

Head of School Wendy Garner welcomes you to the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering

Meet the Academic Experts

Welcome to Coventry University's Research Portal where you can find information about our academic and postgraduate researchers.

Visit Pure Portal

School of Media and Performing Arts

Head of School Dr. Annabelle Waller, welcomes you to the School of Media and Performing Arts

School of Strategy and Leadership

Head of School Joan Lockyer welcomes you to School of Strategy and Leadership

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Counselling and mental health service

To relieve anxiety and stress, we can consider making adjustments to your studies that fit your needs.

Counselling services

School of Art and Design

Head of School Nick Gorse welcomes you to the School of Art and Design

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How clearing works

New to Clearing? We have put together a step-by-step guide on how it works to make sure you have all the information you need to make the right choice for you.

Read our step by step guide

Rhitankar's Master’s Work Placement

Hear from Rhitankar 

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Coventry Transport Museum

Coventry Transport Museum houses the largest publicly owned collection of British vehicles.

Plan your visit

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Student welfare

The welfare team at the university provide practical and emotional support for students, and are often the first port of call for students experiencing difficulties.

Student welfare

5 QS Stars for Teaching

QS Stars University Ratings

The only UK University rated 5 QS Stars for Online Learning

QS Stars University Ratings

5 QS Stars for Facilities

QS Stars University Ratings

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Square One

Square One, Bar, Cinema and Entertainment Venue is the number One place on campus for events. Situated inside the main student hub, Square One caters for staff and students hosting a variety of events.

Square One

Overall Satisfaction (NSS) 2021

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Sports and societies

Feel part of your university community with Active Health and Fitness aimed at all levels and capabilities we also have around 150 societies for you to join and much more.

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City life on your doorstep

We caught up with Cameron, a Geography and Natural Hazards BSc (Hons) student, to find out about his experience of studying at Coventry.

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TheHub

TheHub really is the centre of student campus life - the place to gather, meet friends, have a coffee at Costa Coffee, or a meal in the fantastic food court where you can get world cuisine.

TheHub
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A global place to be

Students from over 130 countries come to study at Coventry University. We have been awarded 5 QS Stars for Inclusiveness by Q Stars University Ratings.

Alumni profiles

We are proud of our graduates and want to hear about your careers and memories of life at Coventry.

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82%

employed in graduate role or further study

Guardian University Guide 2022

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Disability support

We’re experienced in supporting students with a range of disabilities, long-term medical conditions and specific learning differences.

Disability support

Joining us through Clearing

Student Harrison Childs offers top tips and advice for prospective new students, sharing his story and expressing his delight with both the university and the city.

No.1

for Overseas student experiences 6 years running

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Top modern university title

Coventry retains top modern university title in Guardian rankings

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Top 5

UK Student City 

QS Best Student Cities Index 2022

Vital skills for my future

I did my placement at Rolls Royce Motor Cars, working closely with the Testing and Analysis department. The Talent Team helped with my CV and application and ensured I selected a placement to suit me. Engineering is a broad area, but my time at Rolls Royce helped me focus my career goals and taught me vital skills for my future.

Anna Henry, Mechanical Engineering, quoted in 2020
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Our 175 year history

Read about the growth and success of the University over the past 175 years

Our timeline

5 QS Stars for Internationalisation

QS Stars University Ratings

No.3 in UK for students overseas

HESA data 2020/21

No.23 in World for ‘international outlook’

THE Young University Rankings 2022

Welcome to the School of Humanities at Coventry University

School of Life Sciences

Head of School Dr. Becky Butler welcomes you to the School of Life Sciences

School of Psychological, Social & Behavioural Sciences

Head of School Eve Knight welcomes you to School of Psychological, Social & Behavioural Sciences

School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics

Dr Faye Mitchell welcomes you to the School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics

School of Energy, Construction and Environment

Head of School Steve Austin welcomes you to the School of Energy, Construction and Environment

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Herbert Art Gallery and Museum

The perfect place to delve into Coventry’s history and engage with art and culture.

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Coventry Cathedral

Tourists and pilgrims come from all over the world to experience this extraordinary building.

Plan your visit

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Success coaches

Your Success Coach can be right beside you until graduation. Their aim is to make sure you have the support you need to make the most of your course, and all that university life offers.

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Accommodation at Coventry University

Hear from some of our students

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Talent team

The Talent Team are rigorous in shaping your unique professional profile. It can be a daunting prospect to send off your first job application, but our team have championed thousands of applications.

Careers and employability services
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Enhancing futures

Enhancing Futures is a free programme of live, online sessions with an interactive element, open to our undergraduate students.

Explore career options
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Placement opportunities

We work closely with industry and professional bodies to ensure our courses provide you with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills demanded by employers.

Placements

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Students' Union

Our Students’ Union (CUSU) organises a fantastic social programme throughout the year so you and your fellow classmates can discover Coventry together. We have 55 sports societies and 150 societies in total, ideal for finding likeminded friends or taking up a new sport.

CUSU

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Mentoring programme

We have partnered with software platform Vygo to introduce peer support and mentoring to all students from day one.

Vygo platform
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The Medical Centre

To make this easier for our students we have a Medical Centre conveniently located on campus.

The Medical Centre
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