Coventry University



8,000 International students from 130 countries are already discovering a world of opportunity at Coventry University, the UK's No.15 University and winner of the coveted Times Higher Education Award: University of the Year.

With an emphasis on quality teaching, state of the art facilities, strong links with industry and an innovative and dynamic approach to learning, we ensure that graduates leave Coventry University with the skills and experience required to take the next steps in their lives. Our commitment to the future employability of our students has contributed to 95% of all Coventry University graduates gaining employment or continuing on to further study after graduating. Named Top University for student satisfaction by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016, it’s clear our students love Coventry University too!

Watch our student video to follow the journeys of four international students’ at Coventry University. With intakes in April, May and September, there has never been a better time to study at the UK's Modern University of the Year.

Areas of Expertise

By choosing to study at Coventry University you can benefit from an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, pre-sessional English Language programmes, foundation programmes and research.

Following a £200 million investment in our Coventry city-centre campus, students of Coventry University have access to world class facilities whilst studying at an institution which continues to rise in league tables. According to the latest UK league tables, our highly ranked courses include:

  • Top 10 UK University for Architecture
  • Top 10 UK University for Civil Engineering
  • No. 7 UK University for Accountancy and Finance
  • No. 7 UK University for Economics
  • No. 9 UK University for Fashion and Textiles
  • Top 5 UK University for Food Science
  • Top 15 UK University for Art and Design
  • No. 2 UK University for Film Production and Photography
  • No. 2 UK University for Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism
  • No. 11 UK University for Nursing and Midwifery
  • No. 12 UK University for Media and Film Studies
  • No. 14 UK University for Mechanical Engineering
  • No. 15 UK University for Maths
  • No. 14 UK University for Politics
  • No. 11 UK University for Journalism, Publishing and Public Relations
  • No. 12 UK University for Modern Languages and Linguistics

On Campus Housing

Living in university accommodation is a fantastic way to start your student life and make new friends quickly. We offer a wide range of accommodation with something to suit everyone’s budget, and offer accommodation for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. We offer an excellent choice depending on your requirements - there are catered halls of residence which include ten meals per week, self–catered halls and university houses in desirable areas of the city, all of which are on or within walking distance of the campus. If you are looking for an alternative to university accommodation, you can choose to use the University’s independent letting agency FutureLets for private student accommodation.

All of our accommodation prices include:

  • Free high-speed broadband or Wi-Fi
  • Free membership to the University Sports Centre *
  • Students possessions insurance
  • Utilities
* excludes Callice Court

Coventry is renowned for its historic buildings, but also offers a variety of cafes and eateries, alongside a host of shops. With a theatre, cinema, clubs and art centres all based in the city centre, there is a good choice of entertainment and culture whatever your taste. As a student of Coventry University, you are never far away from activities to enhance your stay, whatever form of accommodation you choose.

Incoming Students

We know that moving to a new country can be daunting and that is why we have a dedicated International Student Support Team to help you with any questions you might have both before and during your studies. Our Student Advisers offer support on a range of subjects such as pre-arrival, visas and immigration, accommodation and post-study advice. They also have lots of helpful information to help you adjust to life in the UK including money management tips, opening a bank account and travel. No matter what your query is, our aim is to help make your first few weeks in the UK a fun and exciting time and help you settle in to our diverse student community.

Career Planning

Preparing you for a successful career is central to the design of our courses and the other support we provide. We know that securing a graduate-level position is the return you want from your investment and we are dedicated to supporting you to achieve this aim. Our commitment to employability sets us apart from other universities with recent results showing that 95% of our graduates are employed or in further study. At our Careers and Add+vantage Office in TheHub, you can discuss your future career path and talk about the broad range of Add+vantage modules to help you achieve your dreams. It is a facility dedicated to helping you develop a career plan and enhance your career prospects.

Modified on May 11, 2016