Global Faculty

Global Faculty


The Centre for Global Engagement (CGE) gives students the opportunity to become more internationally aware and participate in activities such as the Year Abroad Programme, either through Erasmus or further afield outside the EU. Otherwise they can go on shorter visits through the International Experience programme.

Some of the key European partners for the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences are:

PXL university college
Oulu University of Applied Sciences
University of Malta
Universidad Europea Madrid
Laurea University of Applied Science
Universite Jean-Moulin Lyon3
Universitat Bremen
University of Iceland
Universita Politecnica delle Marche
University of Deusto
Universite Catholique de Lyon
University of Appplied Sciences for Media, Communication and Business, Berlin and Cologne 
Malmo University
University of Calabria
Universiteit Leiden
The Netherlands 
University of Boras
Stenden University of Applied Sciences
The Netherlands 
 Linkopings Universitet

International projects

Online International Learning (OIL) projects allow collaboration between students internationally to share ideas, discuss course specific issues, explore cultural differences and encourage an intercultural dialog.

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences has developed collaborations with institutions in the following countries: 

Hong Kong India Turkey The Netherlands
Singapore South Africa Ethiopia Finland
Malta Spain Belgium Canada

International experience

Overseas visits

Our students have had the opportunity to visit GlaxoSmithKline and L’Oreal in Burgos, Spain. As well as the industrial visits, students have also interacted with local students and took part in lecture sessions to gain a deeper understanding of culture.

Speaker events

We're proud to welcome internationally acclaimed speakers to our Faculty to enrich our students' experiences and career aspirations. Former speaker events include:

  • David Astley O.B.E., Chief of Tertiary Hospitals Group at Hamad Medical Corporation
  • Alan Taylor, International Volunteering in Health Care
  • Dr. Helen Bevan, Chief Transformation Officer, NHS

Global Leaders Programme (GLP)

Coventry University students are invited to join the exclusive Global Leaders Programme (GLP), an extracurricular option designed to develop future world leaders. Expand your global skills set through advanced workshops, global networking, international experience and exposure to industry leaders in your field.

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