Coventry University has a long tradition as a provider of education. Our roots go as far back as Coventry College of Design in 1843. It was in 1970 that Coventry College of Art amalgamated with Lanchester College of Technology and Rugby College of Engineering Technology.
Your journey with us starts here. Deciding where and what to study at university is a big decision to make but it doesn't have to be scary or intimidating.
We are a globally connected university with research collaborations from across the planet and multinational research staff and students.
We give as much priority to high quality research as we give to high quality teaching. Currently we have over 750 researchers (increasing to 2000 by 2021) working in our challenge led interdisciplinary research centres representing niches where Coventry University can be dominant.
Coventry University is here not only to provide high quality education for students but to also ensure that your future career is also looked after. We aim to enhance your employability through our Talent Team, the unique Add+vantage employability programme and global opportunities.
The Student Engagement Centre has a team of trained Customer Service Advisers (CSAs) who are here to support the students during their time at Coventry University. The CSAs are here to help and ensure that students have the best opportunities to succeed in their studies by giving them advice and guidance when needed.
The University has a varied selection of accommodation options available for you to choose from, including University-owned halls of residence, studios, ensuite bedrooms and halls with shared bathrooms.
The Lanchester library sits just off Gosford Street between the William Morris and Engineering and Computing buildings. It's five floors of all the resources and aid you could need to make the best of every assignment, seminar or lecture you need to take on.
Facilities for students include:
Our Health and wellbeing services comprise of Welfare, Disabilities, Counselling, Mental Health, Harassment and Hate, the Spirituality and Faith Centre and the Medical Centre.
Together we aim to ensure that whilst you are at Coventry University your Health and Wellbeing is well taken care of.
On campus, TheHub is the centre of student life: it is the place to gather, grab a coffee with friends, have a meal, see a band in the SU, or just hang out. In short – it’s TheHub of campus life.
There is also the University’s Sports Centre just across from TheHub, and the Westwood Heath Sports facilities with floodlit AstroTurf and grass pitches for football, hockey, rugby and cricket.
The Students' Union (CUSU) is the centre of student social and democratic life, with regular entertainment and social events. From world cinema screenings to themed club nights and live performances, CUSU organises a full calendar of events throughout the academic year.
CUSU is also the headquarters to the university's 80 or so clubs and societies and can provide free and confidential advice and support to students on a range of issues such as finance, housing and employment.
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