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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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Enhancing Futures

Enhancing Futures is a free programme of live, online sessions, focused on employment, all with an interactive element, open to Coventry University undergraduate students studying at Coventry and London Campuses.

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Boost your Future Employment Prospects

With Coventry occupying the top spot IN THE WORLD for MOOCs, there's clearly much to gain from taking one of our online courses. And with Coventry University Social Enterprise and Coventry University Student's Union delivering a range of free and engaging courses with online learning provider Future Learn in the coming weeks, now is the time to do so.

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