Coventry University has a long tradition as a provider of education. Our roots go as far back as Coventry College of Design in 1843. In 1987 the name changed to Coventry Polytechnic and in 1992 the University was set up under UK Government legislation, as laid out in the University’s Instrument and Articles of Government.
You shouldn't have to put your life on hold as you wait for a course to begin. At Coventry University we have a range of intake dates that are designed to fit in around you. Our course start dates include January, May and September (April and October in London), which means that you can work around your life, job and ambitions!
Our 'flexible learning' ethos means we can offer our students the chance to study in Coventry, or the heart of London. Whether you’re looking to start an undergraduate course, a Masters or a PhD; whichever location you choose, you’ll be on a programme that can take your education and career to the next level.
Coventry University is an innovative, modern university with a proud tradition of providing high quality education and excellent employability.
While you're with us, you'll become part of a diverse and vibrant student community – our university has students from over 150 different nationalities! You’ll also be presented with opportunities to experience the world by travelling, or working on placement using our industry links.
We understand how hard it can be to finance studying for a degree at an international university, so to help we have a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships available for our students. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a high achiever or an aspiring future industry leader - there is bound to be something you can apply for.
We could tell you we've got state-of-the-art facilities, it's true, we do. But we'd rather show you. We’d love to meet you at an open day, however we understand that this often isn’t possible for international students, which is why we’ve launched our very own international virtual open day.
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.
Studying in Coventry puts you right in the middle of the UK. Our central location means that you’re never far from any of the major cities – in fact, it only takes 20 minutes to get to Birmingham and London is just an hour away!
Our city is constantly developing and is a place where the old stands side by side with the new: you can go shopping, eat out, watch one of our numerous sports teams, or visit historic sites like Coventry Cathedral.
What’s more, we were also named the 4th most affordable UK city to live in for students ( and the 3rd happiest city in the UK, as rated by students !
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:
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.