Coventry is a forward-looking, modern university with a proud tradition as a provider of high quality education and a focus on applied research.
CU students 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. They have been chosen to host three national Centres of Excellence in Teaching and Learning which has enabled us to invest substantial sums of money in health, design and mathematics.
University's city-centre campus is continually developing and evolving, and they have plans for further investment in it over the next few years. Univesirty is a major presence in Coventry, which contributes to the city's friendly and vibrant atmosphere and also enables CU to foster successful business partnerships.
Through University's links with leading edge businesses and organisations in the public and voluntary sectors, their students are able to access project and placement opportunities that enhance their employability on graduation.
Coventry's position as a global University is established by their ranking in national and worldwide league tables and feedback from their students about their experience:
- Coventry University has reclaimed its title of Top New University in the Complete University Guide 2018 league tables.
- Coventry University is ranked 12th in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2018
- They are in the top 6 universities for student experience (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018)
- CU provide more students with the opportunity to learn and travel overseas than any other UK institution (HESA 2017)
- 87% overall positive student satisfaction at Coventry University compared to 84% UK average (National Student Survey 2017)
- Top 200 in the world in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings (2017)
This year Coventry has been ranked 39th in the QS Best Student Cities 2017 list and they are in the top 5 for UK cities.
Coventry is a student city that's easy to get to and easy to get around. They're only an hour from London by train and 20 minutes from Birmingham. There's plenty to do in Coventry as a student, whether you're into music, sport, art or fashion and our city centre campus puts you right at the heart of the action.
Coventry has quickly become a student city with a wide range of different cultures and ethnic groups making it a bustling, friendly environment. And the University is right in the heart of the city centre, meaning everything will be right on your doorstep.
The city is growing everyday with the city’s history, like the Cathedral and the Lady Godiva legend, standing side-by-side with brand-new developments for shopping, restaurants and cultural entertainment. This is all here for students to enjoy and take advantage of!
However, did you know that Coventry University isn’t just based inside one big building? In fact, you’ll be able to find us across 5 locations and that’s why we’re also called the Coventry University Group! Wherever you choose to study you’ll graduate with a Coventry University award but all of our offerings are different, so you can pick the one to suit you.
Here you can apply for Coventry University's accommodation.
Living in the UK can be more costly than living in your country. Therefore it is essential that you work out a budget when planning to come and study in the UK. However, remember it is very difficult to estimate an individual's living costs as we all have different lifestyle requirements and spending habits.
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