Coventry UniversityUsman Majid
Coventry University is a forward looking, modern university with a proud tradition as a provider of high quality education. Coventry is ranked number 13 in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2019 and is the UK’s Top New University in the Complete University Guide 2018.
Students at Coventry University benefit from state-of-the-art equipment and facilities in all academic disciplines including health, design and engineering laboratories, performing arts studios and computing centres. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge officially opened the university’s new £59million Health and Life Science building in January 2018. They are currently expanding their Engineering facilities with a new £29million facility, featuring a gaming and virtual reality studio, a specialist area for 3D printing and rapid prototyping, a laser facility, and physics and electronics laboratories.
Subjects are brought to life by dynamic, interactive and stimulating teaching delivered by word class academics. This is just part of the reason why Coventry University has achieved a gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework – the highest rating possible!
Coventry University has been awarded ‘University of the Year for Student Experience’ by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide. They provide students outstanding support services and focuses on future employability to optimise their university experience. With strong links to industry such as Aston Martin and Jaguar Land Rover, students have the chance to engage with top employers. Coventry University also supports students with international work or study opportunities, internships and placements to enhance their employability.
Located in the centre of the UK, Coventry is one of the top 5 student cities in the country! If students would prefer the study in the Capital, Coventry University also have a campus right in the heart of London’s financial district, offering a range of courses and MBA programmes in Business, Finance, Fashion and Hospitality.
Services for International Students
There are currently over 12,000 international students from more than 130 countries at Coventry University. The International Office has a team of dedicated experts to handle enquiries, applications and support students throughout the visa process. Many of the team are multi-lingual and have experiences of studying abroad themselves so they offer great advice and support.
Once students arrive in Coventry, the team continue to provide support by arranging pick-ups from nearby airports, running a ‘Welcome Week’ and arranging trips to iconic places throughout the UK.
- 13th in the Guardian University Guide 2019
- UK City of Culture 2021
- University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
- Top modern University of the year by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
- 97% of graduates employed or in further study (DLHE Survey 2015/16)
- Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
- Ranked top 10 across 12 subject areas by Guardian University Guide 2019
- Top 5 best student cities in the UK by QS Best Student Cities 2018
There is a wide range of student accommodation in Coventry with a choice of University owned halls of residence, University owned houses and private properties within walking distance of the campus.
The University is working hard to increase accommodation provision for students even further. Over the next few years, there will be £89 million invested, providing rooms for an additional 1,800 students, while contributing to the continued regeneration of the city centre.
Coventry is situated in the centre of the UK and is famous across the country as the home of the British motor industry. Major regeneration has been undertaken in recent years as modern urban spaces now sit seamlessly amongst medieval architecture and independent shops, pubs and bars.
The University occupies a mixture of new buildings (such as the award-winning Hub) and conversions, such as the William Morris Building, which was originally built at the beginning of the 20th Century as a factory.
Coventry is ranked 39th best student city in the world and is one of the only UK universities with a city-centre campus, meaning students are never far away from shopping, culture and entertainment. Students wanting to explore more of the UK are perfectly located in Coventry, as it’s only 20 minutes away from Birmingham and 1 hour from London. The historic towns of Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon are also nearby.