Coventry University is a forward-looking modern university whose roots can be traced back to 1843 to the Coventry School of Design. With a proud tradition as a provider of high quality education and a focus on multidisciplinary research, the University has established a robust academic presence regionally, nationally and across the world.
In recent years Coventry has seen a dramatic improvement in its positions in every major university league table, and student satisfaction levels have risen significantly to cement the institution’s position as the leading modern university in the country – as recognised by the Guardian University Guide 2015 and the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, which voted Coventry ‘Modern University of the Year’ 2014. The University consistently scores well in the teaching quality category of the National Student Survey, with over 92% of students surveyed in 2013 agreeing that tutors and lecturers are “enthusiastic about what they are teaching” and are “good at explaining things”.
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One of the newest additions to the campus is our £5m Student Centre, whichbrings together a range of key student support services under one roof, so you'll always know where to go.The Graduate Centre is a dedicated facility for postgraduate students. From pre-application enquiry though to graduation, the centre's staff will ensure that you have all the support you need. Our teaching and conference rooms are fully-equipped with modern presentation facilities and we also have private study rooms and office space available.
At Coventry University, we have a wide variety of high quality, conveniently located accommodation, including catered halls, self-catered halls and houses. Most of our accommodation is located on campus and close to the City-centre with easy access for public transport, shops and great nightlife.
The distinctive turreted building on campus is our £16m Library, which has over 1,200 study areas, 450 computer workstations and a wealth of learning materials and information services. The award-winning design maximises the natural light and ventilation, and there's a bookshop and café on site too.
They have a 'smart campus' thanks to our investment in IT. There are more than 2,400 student PCs on site and the campus is fully Wi-Fi enabled.
Coventry University recognises the importance of providing appropriate, high quality support for our students. They have specialist, professionally qualified staff who can offer you personal support through counselling and chaplaincy, support for students with a disability, access to medical services, childcare and more.
Coventry University’s city centre campus itself is continually developing and evolving, and a £100 million-plus investment in a new student centre, engineering and computing building and science facility is playing a key role in modernising the entire learning experience.
The University occupies a purpose-built 33-acre campus in the heart of Coventry city centre. The campus buildings and environment are constantly being developed and enhanced. We are investing £160m in the campus over the next ten years, including construction of a new Student Enterprise Centre and a high-tech faculty building for Engineering and Computing.
The centre offers:
There are currently over 60 social and sports clubs available for students to join within Coventry University's Students' Union. These range from traditional team sports such as rugby, football, hockey and netball to more extreme activities like mountaineering and snow/surf/skate.The current list of clubs includes:
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