City of Culture 2021

Coventry is the City of Culture for 2021! Starting in May next year and for a whole twelve months, culture will be celebrated in the city where movement began.

The university is located at the heart of Coventry and houses a rich and diverse community of staff and students from diverse backgrounds, it has a rich history and been part of the make-up of Coventry since 1843.

Staff and students are looking forward to Coventry being the City of Culture for 2021 and are planning events, undertaking initiatives, sharing information and history and celebrating the rich culture and diversity that is embedded our unique organisation.

On this page you will find all of the information related to this important year, including news stories, events that are taking place and projects that support the City of Culture agenda.

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City of Culture latest news:

Coventry University ranked 15 in the UK
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year for student experience
QS Five Star Rating 2019
Coventry City of Culture 2021