|Percent International Students||26.3%|
|Famous For||International Experience, Automotive Courses, Engineering, Business and Management, Health and Life Sciences, Art and Design|
Coventry University is a forward looking, modern university with a proud tradition as a provider of high quality education. Coventry is ranked number 12 in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2018 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.
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 focus on the future employability of students, with a range of industry-leading initiatives that prepare students for graduate employment. The Centre for Global Engagement offers students the chance to study or work abroad, gaining international experience and the skills to become globally employable. Data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) reveal that Coventry University provided a total of 2,818 student experiences abroad in 2015/16, making it the top UK University for providing international mobility.
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.
With a fantastic approach to teaching and learning and such a wide range of courses, it’s no wonder thousands of students from around the world choose this award-winning university every year.
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.
- 12th in the Guardian University Guide 2018
- Top New University in the Complete University Guide 2018
- Top University for Student Satisfaction in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016
- Modern University of the year for three consecutive years: 2014, 2015 and 2016 (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016)
- 95% of graduates employed or in further study (DLHE Survey 2014/15)
- GOLD in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
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.