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What We Offer

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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Volunteering: A Panacea for Social ILLS?

Volunteering in the Community Add+vantage module, the debate on whether volunteering is a panacea for social ills is intriguing. Volunteering is a hub for meeting new and interesting people, and after enduring the gruelling self-isolation and social distancing, taking on a volunteering role could help many of us re-learn to connect with our communities.

BSL Club (On Campus)
The Hub - Courtyard
How to apply for the Leadership Award - Online Workshop
The Leadership Award is back, and this workshop is a great way for you to find out more about the Award and how to apply.
The Courtyard
Alumnight is returning for the Summer Term! This is a great chance to meet and network with Coventry University Alumni and our Employability Experts
Coffee and Meet: Leadership Award Edition
The Courtyard
This drop-in session is a great chance to find out more about our rewards and recognition programs and get help with your Leadership award Application.

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