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About Coventry University


  • Coventry University is a global enterprise & has various campuses & facilities for students across the UK.
  • Their ethos is one of support, trust, integrity and respect while valuing diversity
  • This famous university has been accredited by Association of Commonwealth Universities, University Alliance, Universities UK & European University Association (EUA) 
  • In terms of education, the academic professors make sure that the world's best class education  is delivered to the students.
  • The university also organizes Undergraduate Open Days wherein interested students who wish to study here can visit the campuses, take a campus tour, and interact with the students & faculties whilst seeking guidance from their mentors for choosing the course of their choice. 
  • Just like the university, Coventry city is full of an impressive culture where students get to witness art, music, theatre, and culture from different perspectives.
  • Students are advised to get indulged in Degree Apprenticeship programmes where courses are specifically designed by taking valuable inputs from the employers for uplifting the skills of the peers.
  • There's a Go Abroad Scheme through which the university sends students abroad for studying, working, or research purposes whilst benefiting the student's career with global experience.
  • To remove the language barrier, there are around 23 language courses offered by the university to the students & the learning ranges from beginner to advanced level. 
  • The "Counselling & Mental Health Service" Team works at the forefront to help the students deal with the challenges in their life whether it's personal or professional.
  • The university offers 130 undergraduate (UG) & 100 postgraduate (PG) degrees in total.
  • CUSU (Coventry University Student Union) located in 'The Hub' comprises approximately 100 clubs & societies along with a volunteering department and free advice center for the students.
  • There's also a sports team known as "Team Phoenix" which represents the university in 5 different sports.
  • Overall, Coventry University offers a 5-star learning experience to the students where they keep student's requirements at the topmost priority.




  • This global education institution was built back in 1843 and was named Coventry College of Design.
  • Later in 1970, the Coventry College of Art merged up with Lanchester College of Technology & Rugby College of Engineering Technology. 
  • After the amalgamation, the newly developed university was named Lanchester Polytechnic honoring Dr 'Frederick Lanchester '' - a renowned Midlands Automotive Industry Pioneer.
  • In 1987, Lanchester Polytechnic was again renamed Coventry Polytechnic.
  • Thereafter the "Further & Higher Education Act 1992" granted them "Coventry Polytechnic University" status in that same year,  this education hub was finally named as Coventry University.


University Structure

  • The campus infrastructure for this university is huge and it is located in the following campuses. 
    •   Coventry University London
    •   CU Coventry
    •   CU London
    •   CU Scarborough
    •   Coventry University Wroclaw


  • There are 4 different faculties in this campus each of which is differentiated into various schools.


Faculty of Arts & Humanities 

Faculty of Business & Law 

Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Computing 

Faculty of Health &

Medicine Sciences 

School of Media & Performing Arts

School of Art & Design 

School of Humanities 

Coventry Business School


School of Economics, Finance & Accounting

School of Strategy & Leadership

School of Marketing & Management 


Coventry Law School



School of Computing, Electronics & Mathematics

School of Energy Construction & Environment

School of Mechanical, Aerospace & Automotive Engineering 

School of Life Sciences

School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health

School of Psychological, Social & Behavioural Sciences 



Student Life

  • Student Accommodation facilities comprises of all the essential amenities for international students.
  • There are different types of rooms available for the students & one can choose the accommodation which fits their budget and requirements.
  • From Private Owned Houses, University Halls of Residence to Furnished Studios there is a variety of accommodation options available for the peers.
  • The all-around infrastructure & surroundings of "Coventry University" is built with a vision of providing an informative learning experience to the students. 
  • The university offers private accommodation facilities to the students in partnership with their letting firm known as "FutureLets" where both students and landlords can connect instantly.
  • Those students who wish to design & live in the space as per their choice with their friends can get in touch with FutureLets who provide private flats for accommodation purposes.
  • One can book the accommodation space only after they have received the offer letter from Coventry University over the email after which they will be asked to book the accommodation as per the given instructions.
  • The accommodation space provides a safe environment to the students so that they live there freely without any disturbance. 

Types of Student Accommodation: Coventry University 


  • Bishop Gates - Located nearby to the supermarket serves as the life savior for the grocery shopping of the students. It's a mixture of 725 en-suites, tw studios & studio rooms with 9-10 rooms. 
  • Cycle Works - Students who are currently living in this accommodation state that it's a second home for them and one has a choice of selecting between the ensuite flat or studio of their own choice.
  • Singer Hall - Includes all the basic student accommodation facilities. It is certainly termed as the best one of all.
  • Godiva Place - Comprises 4-12 En Suite accommodation rooms and is located at a short walking distance from the university campus.
  • Paris Rooms - Located at 5 mins walking distance from the university campus and is specifically offered to the PG students.


  • Talking about social life,this university's evening timeline is all about chilling in the nearby campus area with your friends.
  • The Hub - It's a perfectly enjoyable space for the students and is especially recommended for grabbing a cup of Costa coffee which smells like the world's best coffee ever! 
  • Food Court at 'The Hub' offers multiple food options to the students.One can eat everything here ranging from drool-worthy Italian Pizza & Pasta along with other best cuisines from all across the globe. 
  • For shopping one can visit "Costcutter'' which is said to be the perfect shopping destination for all the students. 

Other Interesting Segments of "The Hub"


  • The Health & Wellbeing Centre: Students can come here if they wish to seek medical help from a doctor. Apart from this mental health & welfare disability services are also available for the students.
  • The Spirituality & Faith Centre: Designed for peace & meditation where students can come to relax their minds.
  • The Tank Studio: Place to learn & grow with creative media equipment such as a green screen, highly professional soundproofing, fully functional mixing facilities, and authentic mirror cameras. 
  • The Enterprise Hub: Those students who have an entrepreneurial vision and look forward to building a startup venture in the future can discuss their ideas here after which they're also guided by the experts on how to proceed further to turn that project into reality. 
  • Student Union Advice Service: From personal issues, and conflicts with friends to academic performance students can discuss anything here with the experts for getting a quick solution.
  • The Career & Add+vantage Office: This place is a savior for students who seek professional help relevant to their careers.


  • For career guidance and professional help, peers are assigned with a "Success Tutor" & "Personal Tutor" for resolving their queries at the earliest.
  • There are 4 different categories,i.e, "Health, Studies, Career & Setting in"  in which the "Success Coach" guides the students thoroughly.
  • Also known as coaches or mentors these experts advise the students to walk towards the right career pathway which ultimately enhances their personal, professional, and academic growth.
  • These experts are always there with the students starting from the beginning of their study abroad journey to the final graduation timeline. 
  • Apart from this "Academic Personal Tutors-APT" are assigned separately to the students who monitor the academic performance of the students throughout their study duration. 
  • APT's also assist the students in finding internship and volunteering opportunities in the field relevant to their course.
  • Students are guided about choosing the optional module as per their subject interest by the APTs because they're well aware of the parameters implemented for assessing such modules.
  • Student Union at Coventry University is a team of highly committed and disciplined students who works 24*7 at the university for the betterment of the students.
  • Under the student union, there are various clubs, societies & volunteering opportunities available in which students can take part and enjoy their university life to the fullest. 
  • Coventry University also offers scholarships to international students and those who fit under the eligibility criteria can apply for the same. 



Top Advantages 


  • For supporting the students who are unable to fund their education the university offers the "International Pathways Scholarship" under which financial support worth £3000 is offered to the students which cover their tuition fees, living expenses, and student accommodation.
  • Students who graduate from this university & further wish to pursue a PG degree from here get access to the "Alumni' Discount" under which a 20% discount is offered by the university for studying purposes.
  • For getting authentic information from different sources students can visit the "Lanchester Library" which is open 24*7 and constitutes an abundant pool of knowledge. 
  • "Jaguar Centre" is built for the PG (postgraduate) students where dedicated staff is always available for assisting the students in terms of academic growth.
  • Coventry University has developed strong partnerships with leading companies from around the world in healthcare, engineering, research, coding, medical, technology domain.

Alliances of Coventry University 


  • Adam, Rouilly 
  • FEV - Global Engineering Firm
  • L&T Technology Services - Engineering & Technology Services Provider 
  • Institute of Coding (IoC) - OfS Initiative 
  • Unipart Manufacturing
  • KPIT Technologies
  • HORIBA MIRA - Advanced Vehicle Engineering, Research & Product Testing Firm



Rankings & Accolades

  • Coventry University has been ranked as the No.1 Modern University in the Midlands by the Guardian University Guide 2022. 
  • For its all-round student experience, they have been shortlisted for the category of University of the Year by Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.
  • In Mooclab's World University Rankings 2021 they have secured the topmost position globally for having the maximum number of online open courses in their curriculum.
  • Talking about the subjects, 7 different subjects from Coventry University have been ranked under Top 10. {Source: Guardian University Guide 2021 }
  • Amazing to know that Coventry University has been in the race of 1st Class University for Environmental & Ethical Performance. ( Source: People & Planet University League 2021)
  • Based on student trips made abroad,  Coventry University has been ranked No.1 in the category of the Overseas Student Experience constantly for 6 years. (Source: HESA Data 2014/5-2019-20) 
  • They recorded overall satisfaction of 76% in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2021 which depicts how dedicated the university is to deliver the best learning facilities to their students. 
  • The Coventry city has been ranked under Top 5 best student cities in the UK & 42nd globally by the QS Best Student Cities Index 2022.
  • In Guardian Annual University Awards 2020 they have been asserted as 'Runner Up' for the Course Design, Student Outcome & Retention respectively. 
  • QS Star University Ratings have honored them in two different categories,i.e, Research & Teaching separately.
  • For Research, it's 4 stars whereas for "Teaching" they have been given 5 QS stars by the QS Star University Ratings.
  • Teaching, Innovation, Facilities, Internationalisation, Inclusiveness, Employability & the QS Stars Online Learning Award are other essential factors for which they have received 5 QS Stars by the QS Team.
  • Apart from this, Coventry University has also received 5 QS Stars for its overall performance.
  • Courses from Hospitality, Tourism & Event Management are ranked 3rd in the UK. (Source: Guardian University Guide 2020) 
  • For 2 times consecutively this university has been honored with the Queen's Anniversary Prize which is given to the UK universities for constantly delivering Further and Higher Education in the UK.
  • The first time this award was received by 'Department of Industrial Design - Engineering & Technology whereas the 2nd time 'Institute of Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering working in partnership with 'Unipart Manufacturing Group' was awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize.
  • This university has been honoured with the Queen's Award for Enterprise International Trade 2022.
  • They have also been ranked within Top 50% of UK universities for research power Times Higher Education analysis of REF 2021.
  • QS World University Rankings 2022 have ranked them under Top 30 in the World for International Students (ratio).


Career & Employability


  • Studying at Coventry University comes with additional career benefits as this university offers bright career opportunities to all of its students which enhances their employability prospects.
  • According to the Guardian University Guide 2021 and 2022, they have been awarded as Joint Top Modern University for Career Prospects.
  • 82% of the students indulged in employment or further studies after 15 months of their graduation. { Source: Guardian University Guide 2022 } 
  • Students get access to career-related workshops, conferences, seminars & other events for enhancing their knowledge & communication skills in the professional domain.
  • The Careers Support Team at Coventry University has years of experience in this field of guiding students on how to choose the right career pathway.
  • From jotting down impressive CV's for peers, conducting psychometric tests, and organizing career fairs to advising students on how to upgrade their interview skills, all are done by the Career Support or Talent Team with 100% commitment, effort & dedication.
  • Success Coaches - Experienced coaches at the university who guide the students about the best resources for achieving their goals in life.
  • With the help of the Add+vantage Scheme, students can uplift their portfolio by brushing up their knowledge and skills in the field of their choice. It's a 1+1 Bonus for all the students.
  • Being a Global University they know the importance of global exposure and that's the reason they constantly motivate students to grasp international exposure in relevance to their career interests.

Career Oriented Facilities Offered by Coventry University 


  • One-to-One Student Support by Experts 
  • CV Review by the Mentors 
  • Career Workshops for Skills Development
  • Practicing Mock Interview Sessions
  • Attend workshops, work seminars, and other networking opportunities
  • "Specialized "Assessment Centre" & Psychometric Testing Training" 
  • Access to "Talent Connect" for career-related activities & resources 


University Research Updates

  • Research Team at Coventry University works with focus & dedication & leaves a significant impact on the community.
  • All members of this team work with a core vision for Creating Better Futures globally. 
  • Coventry University  is known to be well versed in developing effective solutions for resolving economic, global & societal challenges. 
  • There are 16 Interdisciplinary Research Centres on the university campus for research purposes.
  • In REF 2014 rankings they had secured 80th rank & in REF 2021  jumped exactly 22 places above & made its place under 'Top 60' out of 129 research-intensive universities.
  • Leading in the field of research & development; this prestigious university has secured 58th rank out of 129 UK universities in the Times Higher Education (THE) power rankings. 
  • The percentage of the research parameters has also increased from 61% (REF 2014) to 70 in REF 2021.
  • In brief terms, 70% of the research from Coventry University is either stated to be World Leading or Internationally Excellent.
  • As per the REF 2021, the quantity of the research projects submitted by Coventry University had increased up to 200% which is somewhere 46% in relevance to national growth.
  • 40 impactful case studies in different 10 Units of Assessment have been submitted to the REF (Research Excellence Framework) 2021 by the research & development team of the university.
  • Coventry University has been continuously working on valuable research projects for bringing a positive change in the nearby society, the entire UK & all over the world. 
  • Art & Design, Dance, Allied health - These are the major research domains in which Coventry University has completed a maximum number of research projects.
  • 10 varied subject areas were analyzed by the REF 2021 & each of its subjects was ranked either as world-leading (4*) or research-class.
  • Out of 580 research projects, 256 research have been completed by the university whereas the research team is still working on the remaining 324 research projects. 
  • Having broader research bandwidth has helped the university's research team to improvise the pre-diagnosis methods implemented for checking the negative effects on the heart via testing medicinal drugs.
  • From building community rehabilitation centers for prisoners, and creating worthy transport facilities for a better future to the invention of drug testing, advanced technologies, and enforcement of beneficial policies for the needy and homeless people, they have been shining out everywhere in the R&D domain.
  • The above results truly highlight the spectacular research performance of this research-oriented university.

Lets know more about the sixteen Interdisciplinary Research Centres at Coventry University


1- Agroecology, Water & Resilience

2- Arts, Memory & Communities

3- Business in Society

4- Care Excellence

5- Computational Science & Mathematical Modelling

6- Dance Research

7- e-mobility & Clean Growth

8- Financial & Corporate Integrity

9- Fluid & Complex Systems

10- Future Transport & Cities

11- Global Learning

12- Intelligent Healthcare

13- Manufacturing & Materials

14- Postdigital Cultures

15- Sport, Exercise & Life Sciences

16- Trust, Peace & Social Relations



Coventry University has made its mark in the field of notable educational institutions in the UK. With this core mission of always investing in their students, staff and facilities therefore creating a conducing, happy and friendly environment for all. The entire university staff has great academic & practical credential and strive to provide the best learning, teaching & placements opportunities to all of its students which has ultimately led to the best results. Most of its UG (undergraduate) & postgraduate (PG) graduate students have landed up with splendid job opportunities. So what are you waiting for? Book a consultation call with our experts now that too free of cost. Hurry Up! Coventry University is waiting to welcome you in the upcoming intake with all the love, warmth, and care you deserve. 


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Last updated on November 24, 2022

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