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Paralympian and Coventry University graduate Jim Roberts
19
Oct

Dropping out of university was never on my mind...

Paralympic gold medalist Jim Roberts says continuing his studies at Coventry University following a life-changing double amputation was ‘never a big decision’ thanks to...

University news / Alumni news

2021

Graduate Monifa Bobb-Simon standing in front of a Good Morning Central TV screen with script in her hand.
21
Sep

Coventry University graduate now presenting TV news...

A Coventry University journalism graduate who has become a TV news presenter less than three years after finishing her degree is sharing her tips for people dreaming of...

Alumni news

2021

Katie Stafford
02
Sep

Coventry University graduate lands dream job with BBC...

A Coventry University graduate who dreamt of becoming a sports journalist as a schoolgirl has landed a job as a journalism researcher with BBC Sport.

Alumni news

2021

Stacey-Jade Mason
31
Mar

Coventry graduate provides impactful support for...

A Coventry University graduate who runs a social enterprise providing support to abuse victims and survivors says her time at university gave her the platform to make a...

University news / Alumni news

2021

Lucy Pearce
17
Nov

Coventry University graduate launches books to help...

A Coventry University graduate has launched her own business producing, authoring and illustrating children’s books designed to help youngsters cope with their mental...

Student news / Alumni news / City of Culture 2021

2020

Paige Kendall Duckenfield
18
Aug

Doctor Paige battling COVID-19 on the front line...

Paige Kendall Duckenfield thought her dreams of becoming a doctor had been dashed when she entered Clearing but after gaining a place at Coventry University she is now a...

University news / Alumni news

2020

Queen’s Birthday Honours for Coventry University duo
08
Jun

Queen’s Birthday Honours for Coventry University duo

The pioneering work of Coventry University’s Vice-Chancellor and professor of mathematics education has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours announced today.

University news / Alumni news

2019

Coventry University awards Honorary Doctorates to a leading neuroscientist and a Dutch politician
11
Apr

Coventry University awards Honorary Doctorates to a...

Leading neuroscientist, Dr Ruth Mckernan CBE and Dutch politician, Dr Ad Melkert are the latest recipients of Honorary Doctorates from Coventry University. Dr Mckernan...

University news / Alumni news

2019

Coventry University’s VC honoured by Stellenbosch University for his leadership skills
09
Apr

Coventry University’s VC honoured by Stellenbosch...

Coventry University’s Vice-Chancellor John Latham has been bestowed with an honorary doctorate from Stellenbosch University in recognition of his leadership skills.

University news / Alumni news

2019

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...

Alumni news

2019

Coventry University and Applus+ IDIADA partner to research security of next generation autonomous vehicles
20
Feb

Coventry University and Applus+ IDIADA partner to...

Coventry University and Barcelona-based automotive design and engineering specialist Applus+ IDIADA have joined forces to research ways to improve the safety and...

Research news / Business news / Alumni news

2019

Coventry University to sign independent commission’s Civic University Agreement
11
Feb

Coventry University to sign independent commission’s...

Coventry University is set formalise its commitment to improving the economic, social and cultural wellbeing of its home city and surrounding area.

Alumni news

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...

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...

University news / Research news / Alumni news

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...

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...

Alumni news

2019

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...

Business news / Alumni news

2018

CU London welcomes young and old in social inclusion boost
13
Dec

CU London welcomes young and old in social inclusion...

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...

Student news / Alumni news

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...

Research news / Alumni news

2018

#GetFredOnThe50 bid to put Coventry unsung genius on the new £50 banknote
06
Dec

#GetFredOnThe50 bid to put Coventry unsung genius on...

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.

University news / Alumni news

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...

Research news / Alumni news

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...

University news / Student news / Alumni news

2018