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What We Offer

Congratulations for getting through your 1st full term if 2020.

Our aim is to provide enjoyable, worthwhile and varied opportunities that can be accredited through the Add+vantage programme; allowing students the opportunity to develop key graduate skills and knowledge of the workplace through placements and community based projects.


Add+vantage Modules

Studying at Coventry University has its Add+vantages!

The Add+vantage scheme is a unique opportunity provided by Coventry University. Add+vantage modules teach a range of work experience and career development activities that broaden students knowledge, skills and qualifications within a work focused environment.

Here at CUSU, we currently offer seven different types of Add+vantage modules to enhance and enrich your time at Coventry University, these include: Volunteering in the Community modules, Volunteering in Schools modules, CUSU Work Experience modules, Sign Language Skills modules, Career Development, Teacher Training and Sports and Societies modules.

We have a wide variety of opportunities for you to become involved and develop your skills for your future career path.

For further information on the choice of CUSU Add+vantage modules, visit the module page or click on the tab below.

Leadership Award

The CUSU Leadership Award recognises your involvement and activities within extracurricular activities whilst studying at Coventry University.

Applicants are awarded Bronze, Silver, or Gold dependent upon their level of participation and skills development.

The Leadership Award is the ultimate mark of recognition for extracurricular achievement and participation at Coventry.

For further information about the Leadership Award, click here.

Area of Interest

Employability can mean so many different things to different people. With so many different departments across the University we would like to find out your specific area of interest to tailor our services to you. To complete the survey, and tell us more about what you would like, click here. 


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The benefits of placements and how it can make you more employable

As a student, it is almost impossible to not have heard about placements at least once and probably wondered ‘Why are they important?’. Well, from boosting your CV to giving skills, placements have a lot to offer. Here are some of the top advantages of placements and how they can make you more employable.

5 ways to effectively boost your employability whilst studying at Coventry University

University years are full of studying, having fun, and new experiences. But they are also about improving your employability skills, as these will build the path of your future career. If you are wondering how you can boost those skills whilst studying, here are some ways in how you might do so.


Alumnight is a brand new event. It's a chance for you to meet Alumni of Coventry University, find out about their experiences with CUSU and how you can get involved!

Leadership Awards Applications are now Open for Term 1!

Leadership Award applications are now open for Term 1 recognising the amazing things you do outside of your course!

Talent Fest is Coming Soon!

The Talent Team will be running a series of online sessions over a 4 week period commencing from next week, Monday 4 October 2021.

Leadership Award Workshop
The Leadership Award is back and this workshop is a great way for you to find our more about the Award and how to apply
The Courtyard
CUSU brings you the first ever Alumnight event! This is a chance for you to meet CUSU Graduates hear about their experiences and network gaining employabaility advice
BSL Café
The BSL Café is back! It is a FANTASTIC opportunity for you to learn some sign language skills and make friends!
BSL Café
The BSL Café is back! It is a FANTASTIC opportunity for you to learn some sign language skills and make friends!
Employability Coffee and Meet
The Courtyard
The Employability team are hosting a coffee and meet and is a great chance for you to meet the team, asking any questions you may have and you can enjoy a slice of cake!

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