Student Media Managerial Positions 2019-2020: Hiring NOW!

We are looking for passionate, creative, experienced and enthusiastic students to lead Student Media into the new 2019-2020 academic year, within the roles of Manager and Assistant Manager for TV/NEWS/RADIO, as well as a Communications Officer.

JP Morgan: Is Wall Street's first female boss a step closer?

Wall Street could soon welcome its first-ever female chief executive after JP Morgan announced that finance boss Marianne Lake will take over running its consumer lending business.

Galaxy Fold: Samsung smartphones 'break' after just two days

Examples of Samsung's new foldable smartphone have broken after just two days, according to reviewers.

Journalists said their handsets were "unusable" 48 hours after receiving them.

Facebook copied email contacts of 1.5 million users

Facebook "unintentionally" uploaded the email contacts of more than 1.5 million users without asking permission to do so, the social network has admitted.

Pig brains partially revived four hours after death

US scientists have partially revived pig brains four hours after the animals were slaughtered.

The findings could fuel debate about the barrier between life and death, and provide a new way of researching diseases like Alzheimer's.

Is it really worth injecting vitamins?

There is a growing trend for intravenous "vitamin" drips - but what are the risks? And do they even work?

Could this brain stimulation technique reverse memory decline?

New research suggests that transcranial magnetic stimulation could reverse age-related memory loss. In fact, the technique restored the memory of senior participants to the level of young adults.

Airway CPD Evening

Learn how to manage the most challenging airways, being the most important element of ABCs....

Bogus Water Officials

There have been recent incidents of bogus water officials in the City. Please be vigilant and follow the advice from West Midlands Police regarding callers at the door.

Protesting the Vietnam War.

The Vietnam War was arguably one of the most controversial wars of the 20th century. The conflict was as significant in the streets of the USA as it was in the rice patties of Vietnam.

How the Watergate Scandal changed Journalism.

In August 1974 Richard Nixon made a decision which no President in Office had never done before and which no President has done since. He resigned. After two long years, the Watergate Scandal forced Nixon to essentially step down from his duties before he was forcefully removed in what was a definitive period in American politics.

Brexit has become a dirty word

The fatigue of nearly three years is more dangerous than ever

CU Coventry Campus Officer 2018/19

Jordan Featherstone your Campus Officer for 2018/19

CU Coventry Campus Officer 2019/20

Georgia Bickley your new Campus Officer for 2019/20

Dancing away stress!

If there ever was an example of how ‘the Coventry way’ has influenced our students, then Roman is a prime candidate.
The well-being of a student is something that Roman is passionate about. Talking to him coming to the end of his final year, and probably the most stressful time for a student, you couldn’t meet a more relaxed person. Why? Because his philosophy is to dance away the stress!

 
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Coventry University London Elections Result Announcement

Find out who your 2019/2020 Campus Officer will be!

 
CUSU Awards Shortlist Announced!

We are exciting to announce our shortlist for the CUSU Awards.

 
CUSU Spring Elections Results 2019

Find out the CUSU Spring Elections Results.

 
Be the Change trips for Students

The Centre for Global Engagement have an exciting programme of trips this year under the ‘Be the Change’ banner. The trips will be going to Barcelona, Copenhagen, Prague, Brussels and Berlin!

 
Tenancy Deposit Scheme Scam Alert

Scam Alert! Let CUSU help you stay safe

 
A Taxi Journey Like No Other

Experience the city like never before, by way of Coventry’s own 2-Tone electric taxi. This interactive tour led by actor Paul Nolan and taxi driver ‘The Fantastic Faisal Riaz’ explores the history, the culture and the people of this city through music and storytelling.

 
Plans To Take Robot Day International

After a hugely successful robot event at the weekend, the organizers behind a major event in Coventry are planning to grow it locally and internationally...

 
Calling on photographers in Coventry and Warwickshire

Photographers in Coventry and Warwickshire are being invited to get out their cameras and capture the natural world...

 
Do you laugh enough? It can improve your health...

They say laughter is the best medicine, and we're inclined to agree based on these facts

 
£1.3 million investment to create new entertainment complex in Coventry city centre

A Coventry-based entrepreneur is investing £1.3 million to create a major entertainment
complex in the city centre – and regenerate a city landmark.

 
National Student Money Week – Student Life

Moving to university is a big step, It can be easy to let your spending get out of hand.

 
National Student Money Week – Entertainment

Saving money doesn’t mean you have to stop doing what you love, it’s about being smarter about how you go about it.

 
National Student Money Week – Shopping

We can all be guilty of getting carried away when it comes to shopping, but it can be easier than you think to save some cash so you can make your money go further.

 
Council Tax Discount for Students

If you are a full-time student and are living away from home, you could qualify for a council tax discount or exemption, saving £100s!

 
Lead your Future with CUSU's Leadership Award

The Leadership Award is brand new for January 2019 and is CUSU’s way of making sure you get the recognition you deserve, for the hard work you put in.

 
Tax Refund Scam - Don't Get Caught Out

Students are being targeted with fake Tax Refund Emails in an attempt to get student bank account details. Make sure you don't get caught out.

 
Stars of Nativity! The Musical visit the 'real' St. Bernadette's

Kids from the cast of Nativity! The Musical went back to school with a visit to the real-life Coventry primary school made famous by the smash-hit Nativity! film series.

First used as the main location for the original 2009 movie, Holy Family RC Primary School in Keresley has continued to appear in successive installations, becoming well-known to Coventrians as the real-life St Bernadette’s.

 
Happy International Men's Day!

In case you didn’t know 19th November is international Men’s Day. Each year the world raises awareness and aims to make a difference to issues men may face including toxic masculinity and mental health.

 
Christmas comes early to Coventry with children’s panto auditions at The Belgrade Theatre.

Belgrade Theatre casts talented local youngsters in Sleeping Beauty pantomime

 
GEM Award Nominations Term 2 2018/19

GEM Award Nominations Term 2 2018/19

 
Crow Recycling's treasure trove of bargain arts and crafts materials has a new development worker.

Lauren Dunn is the newly appointed Scrapstore development worker at the Crow Recycling Scrapstore in Coventry.

 
CUSU Employee Benefits

CUSU offers a wide range of benefits to its employees, read on to see what they are.

 
No Enemy to Coventry

An exciting new play by Geoff Thompson - We'll Live & Die in These Towns - is heading to The Belgrade

 
Horrible Histories - More Best of Barmy Britain at The Belgrade Theatre

Read our review of Horrible Histories - More Best of Barmy Britain, currently showing at The Belgrade Theatre until Saturday 2nd June.

 
The 6 Best Places to go in Coventry on your First Date

Are you ready to make a good first impression and have your best date ever? We're going to help you with some date ideas just a hop, skip and jump away from your front doorstep.

 
Nominate your Reps in the CUSU Awards

There are two, exclusive Rep categories in this year's awards

 
HLS Reps Newsletter - Febraury 2019

Check out the latest Rep news from HLS!

 
FBL Reps Newsletter - Febraury 2019

Check out the latest Rep news from FBL!

 
The Furry Face of Fargo

Can you spot your dog in our gallery from the Furry Face of Fargo.

 
EEC Reps Newsletter - February 2019

Check out the latest Rep news from EEC

 
FAH Reps Newsletter - February 2019

Check out all the latest Rep news from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities!

 
HLS Reps Newsletter - January 2019

Check out the latest Rep news from your Faculty!

 
EEC Reps Newsletter - January 2019

Check out the latest Rep news from your Faculty!

 
The Joe O’Brien Memorial Cross Country Race 2018

The 36th annual running of the PC Joe O’Brien Memorial Cross Country race took place at Coventry’s Ernesford Grange School in bright sunshine on Saturday morning, 19th May….

 
New starter in Reps - Meet Jack!

Jack Harvey is the new Student Voice Rep Coordinator for EEC.

 
FBL Reps Newsletter - January 2019

Check out the latest Rep news from your Faculty!

 
FAH Reps Newsletter - January 2019

Check out the latest Rep news from your Faculty!

 
Totally Vegan: delicious food the vegan way!

Food Covolution meets Nicky from Fargo’s recently-expanded 100% vegan café Totally Vegan to talk about how she got started, the thinking behind her new space, and Coventry’s increasing appetite for vegan living.

 
Changamiri – coffee by kings

This week Food Covolution visits Changamiri Coffee House in City Arcade and finds out how owner, Hillary, is improving the lives of small-scale coffee farmers in the Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe.

 
FAH Reps Newsletter - December 2018

The FAH December Reps Newsletter is here!

 
Dan Holmes - #ThisIsCUSU

Meet our Coventry University London Students' Union Coordinator Dan as part of our #ThisIsCUSU Campaign to raise awareness of the Students' Union.

 
Natig Orujov - #ThisIsCUSU

Meet one of our Society Committee Members as part of our #ThisIsCUSU campaign to raise awareness of the Students' Union.

 
FBL Reps Newsletter - December 2018

Check out Rep updates from FBL in this month's newsletter!

 
East Winds Film Festival: Opening Night
Cast and crew of Loi Bao

East Winds Film Festival opened on Monday night with a star studded red carpet reception and we were boldly introduced to the world of East Asian cinema and what it is truly capable of.

 
Dayem Aqeel - #ThisIsCUSU

Meet one of our current Society Presidents as part of our #ThisIsCUSU campaign to raise awareness of the Students' Union.

 
Funmi Olugboja - #ThisIsCUSU

Meet one of our recent candidates in our 2019 Spring Elections as part of our #ThisIsCUSU campaign to raise awareness of the Students' Union.

 
Adibul Choudhury - #ThisIsCUSU

Meet one of our current Course Representatives as part of our #ThisIsCUSU campaign to raise awareness of the Students' Union.

 
Immi Annoor - #ThisIsCUSU

Meet our current Coventry University London Campus Officer as part of our #ThisIsCUSU campaign to raise awareness of the Students' Union.

 
HLS Reps Newsletter - December 2018

Check out the December HLS Reps Newsletter!

 
Wellbeing App Trialed at Coventry University London
Fika app logo

App Designed To Help Students Improve Their 'Emotional Fitness' Pilots at Coventry University London

 
EEC Reps Newsletter - December 2018

Check out the December edition of the Reps Newsletter!

 
Tapas take the stage at Belgrade Theatre!

Food Covolution visited the Belgrade Theatre this week to talk all things Tapas!

 
EEC Reps Newsletter - November 2018

Check out news and updates from Reps in your faculty here!

 
Republica Rock The Empire

This weekend Coventry were treated to the first gig of 2018 for technopop punk band Republica.

 
Autism Awareness at CUSU

Find out how our community raised awareness and funds for Autism Awareness Week 2019...

 
GEM Award Winner Announcement - Term 1 2018/19

Thank you to everyone who nominated and has been nominated. Members of SEC met up to discuss who they thought should win this terms GEM Award last week and the decision has been made.

 
HLS Reps Newsletter - November 2018

Check out news and updates from Reps in your faculty here!

 
SoundLab - seeking young musicians

Come join our new project SoundLab-Cov where you'll work with a team of professional musicians to develop your own music making skills.

 
Transgender Student Recieves Recognition...

A transgender student has received a top award from Prince Charles after opening up about mental health struggles after transitioning.

 
LGBT+ NUS Conference Report

Find out what happened at the recent NUS LGBT+ conference....

 
Disability-themed emojis approved for use

The introduction of dozens of new accessibility-themed emojis has been welcomed by disability rights campaigners.

 
BUCS Week 10 - Sport at Coventry

Hello, it’s Millie again, bringing your tenth and FINAL BUCS update of the term. Where has the time gone people?!
We only had 5 matches to play this week, and all of them played at home were huge wins. This means however that there is not a huge deal to update you on!

 
FBL Reps Newsletter - November 2018

Check out news and updates from Reps in your faculty here!

 
Old Coventry Cathedral

Iconic, historic and still standing proud. Just some of the ways to describe Coventry Cathedral. The building represents a lot of what the city stands for and inspires local unity and togetherness.

 
Its Time To Talk About BAME Mental Health...

In light of University Mental Health Day 2019, The BAME Community investigated the stigma around mental health and created a video to help combat it ...

 
Throwback to LGBT+ History Month 2019

A look back at some of our events from this years LGBT+ History Month ....

 
Tax Refund Scam - Don't Get Caught Out

Students are being targeted with fake Tax Refund Emails in an attempt to get student bank account details. Make sure you don't get caught out

 
FAH Reps Newsletter - November 2018

Check out news and updates from Reps in your faculty here!

 
Want to be part of the team at BBC Music’s Biggest Weekend?

Aged 16 - 24 and interested in a work experience placement at BBC Music’s Biggest Weekend? Come along to FarGo Village Coventry on 19th April for your chance to find out more.

 
Swansea University announces 'decolonised' English course

In tune with calls to study fewer dead white males, university announces new module focused on ‘hyper-contemporary’ International Dylan Thomas prize

 
Disabled Students Policy Statement

See Coventry University's Disabled Student Policy Here

 
Being a Senior Research Rep

Check out this awesome blog by one of your Senior Research Reps

 
School Rep Election 2018/19 Results!

Click here to find out who has won this year's School Rep elections.

 
Facebook copied email contacts of 1.5 million users

Facebook "unintentionally" uploaded the email contacts of more than 1.5 million users without asking permission to do so, the social network has admitted.

 
A look back at International Womens Day 2019

Have a gander at some of the things we got up to for IWD19 ! ....

 
Universities could lose league table positions for diversity failures

Rankings could be affected by failure to tackle ethnic disparities under new initiative

 
Looking back at Disability History Month 2018

Take a look at what your community achieved for Disability History Month....

 
FBL Reps Newsletter - Edition #2

We’re proud to present the second student Reps newsletter. This edition focuses on the recent Spring elections and the details of next year's Rep applications. As always we’ve included Rep news, the Rep of the Month and useful information about Reps at Coventry University.

 
Not Just Jams is jam-packed with flavours

Another fantastic article from Food Covolution. What’s really mind-blowing about Not Just Jams is that so much of what goes into the preserves is so hyper-local: grown or foraged

 
Galaxy Fold: Samsung smartphones 'break' after just two days

Examples of Samsung's new foldable smartphone have broken after just two days, according to reviewers.

Journalists said their handsets were "unusable" 48 hours after receiving them.

 
I Heart Consent

Last week your Officer Tahereh Riahi travelled to NUS in London to learn all about their I Heart Consent Campaign...

 
Having Issues With Taxi Drivers In Coventry?

Last week this Disabled Students Community Met With Cllr Christine Thomas who is aiming to make Taxi's In Coventry Safer ...

 
The Ultimate Bar Crawl

Shake up your nights out with the ultimate bar crawl. Visit all of Coventry's favourite bars and pubs using this guide. Never look back on those boring, standard nights out again with your new, tailor made crawl experience!

 
Week 6 of Sport at Coventry

Hello everyone and welcome to your SIXTH weekly sport newsletter. Can you believe we’re six weeks into term?!
Millie Mac is back and here again to report on all of our successes and losses from the week. This week we saw over 30 fixtures played for BUCS league and cup rounds. A fairly even week with 17 games at home and the rest playing away. I have to say this was one of the most exciting Wednesday’s of sport I’ve watched this year. So many close results and so much hard work across the board.

 
HLS Reps Newsletter - Edition #2

We’re proud to present the second student Reps newsletter. This edition focuses on the recent Spring elections and the details of next year's Rep applications. As always we’ve included Rep news, the Rep of the Month and useful information about Reps at Coventry University.

 
The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, EnjoyCoventry.com, Julian Osley

Explore the numerous galleries in the Herbert, all showing a different aspect of Coventry’s culture and history.

 
JP Morgan: Is Wall Street's first female boss a step closer?

Wall Street could soon welcome its first-ever female chief executive after JP Morgan announced that finance boss Marianne Lake will take over running its consumer lending business.

 
Add+Vantage Signup opens in two weeks

Sign up for Level 2 and 3 modules opens on 23rd and 24th April

 
What extra financial help is available for Students with Responsibilities

Students with children or dependent adults may be eligible for addtional funding....

 
Autumn Elections - The Results Are In

Here at CUSU we are all about democracy, which is why Elections are so important to us. Find out who your student leaders are!

 
EEC Reps Newsletter - Edition #2

We’re proud to present the second student Reps newsletter. This edition focuses on the recent Spring elections and the details of next year's Rep applications. As always we’ve included Rep news, the Rep of the Month and useful information about Reps at Coventry University.

 
Brexit has become a dirty word

The fatigue of nearly three years is more dangerous than ever

 
Employability Team and the CUSU Awards.
Image of student named Mahdi smiling and holding up his Gold leadership award certificate.

Following on from the CUSU Awards, here is where we are with the Leadership Award.

 
A Word from Paul Cashian- Associate Dean of Student Experience

We caught up with Paul Cashian, who spoke about what improvements have been made to FBL this year, and what to expect in September!

 
Pregnancy, Maternity and Adoption Policy For Students

See Coventry University's guidance for pregancy, maternity and adoption for staff and students.

 
FAH Reps Newsletter - Edition #2

We’re proud to present the second student Reps newsletter. This edition focuses on the recent Spring elections and the details of next year's Rep applications. As always we’ve included Rep news, the Rep of the Month and useful information about Reps at Coventry University.

 
How the Watergate Scandal changed Journalism.

In August 1974 Richard Nixon made a decision which no President in Office had never done before and which no President has done since. He resigned. After two long years, the Watergate Scandal forced Nixon to essentially step down from his duties before he was forcefully removed in what was a definitive period in American politics.

 
Support for Commuter Students

Discover how CUSU is planning to help commuter students...

 
Teezer's Teaser

NOW OPEN IN COVENTRY
A retro themed 18 hole mini golf course, served up with outrageous cocktails and delicious street food. Are you looking for a new kind of fun? Something you can get a bit active as well as having a few beverages? This is the place for you. Teezer's is the newest addition to Coventry's array of night life fun.

 
October Update

Find out what i've been up to over the month of October.

 
Could this brain stimulation technique reverse memory decline?

New research suggests that transcranial magnetic stimulation could reverse age-related memory loss. In fact, the technique restored the memory of senior participants to the level of young adults.

 
Protesting the Vietnam War.

The Vietnam War was arguably one of the most controversial wars of the 20th century. The conflict was as significant in the streets of the USA as it was in the rice patties of Vietnam.

 
Help Shape YOUR Tutorials - Fill out the Survey Today!

We want your opinions on your tutorial sessions!

 
Useful Policies, Forms & Documents For Students With Responsibilities

Discover the policies and forms relevant to Students with Responsibilities

 
It's time for universities to make race equality a priority

Universities say they are taking steps to promote BAME staff and address the attainment gap, but is progress far too slow?

 
Snowball Street Party

Were you one of the Sugar Babes biggest fans back in the day? Well you're in luck, because this December Mutya Buena herself will be visiting The Yard located in Coventry's city centre for a night to remember. With lots of special guest appearances this is one even you do not want to be missing!

 
Is it really worth injecting vitamins?

There is a growing trend for intravenous "vitamin" drips - but what are the risks? And do they even work?

 
Bogus Water Officials

There have been recent incidents of bogus water officials in the City. Please be vigilant and follow the advice from West Midlands Police regarding callers at the door.

 
Student Media Managerial Positions 2019-2020: Hiring NOW!

We are looking for passionate, creative, experienced and enthusiastic students to lead Student Media into the new 2019-2020 academic year, within the roles of Manager and Assistant Manager for TV/NEWS/RADIO, as well as a Communications Officer.

 
CU Coventry Campus Officer 2019/20

Georgia Bickley your new Campus Officer for 2019/20

 
Coventry University Karting - No.1 in the UK

Coventry University Karting Club win Team Championship for 18/19

 
You get out as much as you put in

Kate Lawson is a second year student from Leicestershire who came to Coventry to study sociology. She lives in Coventry, even though it would be commutable from home because she didn’t want to ‘miss out on the full student experience’.

It wasn’t until her second year that Kate took up some of the volunteering opportunities through the University but even before she came here, she was already an active member of the guiding community.

 
One World Week!

One of my key priorities as the sabbatical officer for Internationalisation And Culture at CUSU was to create an event which celebrated the diversity of our student body as Coventry University is the home to students from various parts of the world.

 
CU Coventry Enhancement Wednesday Survey

We want your Feedback on Enhancement Wednesday!

 
VP for Sport & Wellbeing Talks all things Sport, Top 10 Priorities and Varsity

Millie Max explains what she has been up to this year and everything Varsity, Top 10 and more!

 
What are the aims of NUS Women Students this year?

Discover the key areas identified by NUS policies to better the lives of women students and towards freedom from oppression...

 
Kasbah's Big Reveal

Kasbah, Kasbah, oh our beloved Kasbah. Once known as Colly we can all appreciate the ever growing changes blessed upon us. If you haven't heard already, Kasbah saw one of their biggest over hauls this summer, re-vamping all of their dance rooms one way or another and I think it's safe to say...we aren't disappointed.

 
'There's a lot of stigma': why do so few care leavers go to university?

The government is asking universities to step up their support for care leavers, but they can be hard to reach

 
BUCS Conference Report

On Tuesday 10th July; Rob Eddon, Emma Weir, Sam Lewis and I travelled down to UWE in Bristol to represent Coventry University at the BUCS conference 2018.

 
Pig brains partially revived four hours after death

US scientists have partially revived pig brains four hours after the animals were slaughtered.

The findings could fuel debate about the barrier between life and death, and provide a new way of researching diseases like Alzheimer's.

 
Airway CPD Evening

Learn how to manage the most challenging airways, being the most important element of ABCs....

 
CU Coventry Campus Officer 2018/19

Jordan Featherstone your Campus Officer for 2018/19

 
Student Photographers record the buzz of Varsity 2019

Student Media members catch a variety of sports events on camera, from Coventry Varsity 2019.

 
Returning Officer Decisions Spring 2019

All decisions by the Returning Officer or Deputy Returning Officer will be published here.

 
World Cancer Day Bake Sale

On Monday 4th February we hosted a bake sale for World Cancer Day

 
Student Volunteering Week – You smashed it!

It has been something we’ve known for ages, but after the huge success of Student Volunteering Week, it has been confirmed – our student volunteers are totally AWESOME!

We set you a challenge at the start of the week to see if we could get pledges of 1,000 volunteering hours and we reached it in three days, hours pledged in total reached 1963 which is amazing!

 
Carers Rights Day 2018

Find out about Carers Rights Day, 30th November.

 
JJ's Glow Up

JJ’s (formerly Jumpin’ Jaks) has been a bastion of Coventry nightlife for over ten years. Famous for its atmosphere and huge events as well as its customer service, JJ’s packs in the crowds week after week and often reaches capacity. JJ's saw a cool new refurbishment to the outdoor area allowing for club goers to take a breath of fresh air after dancing the night away to some awesome tunes.

 
July - October 2018 Update

Find out what i've been up to so far.

 
NUS Conference Report

On Tuesday 3rd July 2018, myself and the 6 other SABBs from CUSU travelled to Birmingham to attend the NUS SU’s Conference 2018.

 
Trustee Report 2018

This is the annual report in our statutory accounts explaining what the SU is, what it does and how it is run.

 
Dancing away stress!

If there ever was an example of how ‘the Coventry way’ has influenced our students, then Roman is a prime candidate.
The well-being of a student is something that Roman is passionate about. Talking to him coming to the end of his final year, and probably the most stressful time for a student, you couldn’t meet a more relaxed person. Why? Because his philosophy is to dance away the stress!

 
The Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey

The Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey, or PTES, is a national survey of postgraduate taught students inviting them to comment on their course and experience. The online questionnaire will open on 4th March 2019 and will take around 15 minutes to complete.

 
Knife Angel Sculpture

Read Ali Bushnell's take on the magnificent 'Knife Angel' sculpture that has arrived in Coventry!

 
Best Decision I Ever Made...

When talking to 1st year student, Alexandra Nebancea, it was hard not to be caught up in her enthusiasm about life, the universe and everything!

 
Phoenix Radio goes mobile!

Student Media's own radio station 'Phoenix Radio' goes 'on the road!

 
From 22st junk food addict to Ultra-Marathon runner

How running and healthy eating changed Trevor's life.

 
NOW TV Exclusive Offer

3 Months of NOW TV for just £5 with this exclusive offer for CUSU members

 
Guidance on choosing a role! CUSU Spring Elections 2019

We have lots of opportunities for students to run in the CUSU elections! Find out more about how to choose here!

 
Volunteering has given me friends for life

Odion Ibadin is a 3rd year law student from Nigeria and for the past few years, she has been one of the University’s most prolific student volunteers.

“It all began in my first year when I saw the variety of volunteering opportunities that were open to me,” said Odion.

 
Say hello to your EEC Faculty Rep Rodolfos!

Learn about your EEC Faculty Rep Rodolfos as he speaks about his aims for this academic year.

 
CUSU Influence on Uni Education Meetings

Since July 2017 the Students’ Union has submitted 10 research led reports to QuiLT, Academic Board and Faculty/Campus QuiLT Committees. This is a significant increase in the student led input CUSU has had at University committees.

 
From Student Volunteers to Sabbaticals and beyond!

At the Student Life Department, we've interviewed a few of our Sabbatical and ex-Sabbatical Officers to find out about their journey from Students, to Student Volunteers into the executive team and even further afield!

 
UnCOVered reviews World Book Day topics

To celebrate World Book Day, the editorial team of 'UnCOVered' lkisted their favourite books, and why...

 
University Mental Health Day!

Find out all the information about University Mental Health Day, 07.03.2019 and all the different ways in which you can get involved and be informed!

 
Statement on the closure of CIRAL and CABS

A statement from Clinton, VP Postgraduate Students. This statement will be updated as we learn more about the situation.

 
TOTUM

The new name for NUS Extra, a national student discount platform. It includes over 200 discounts and includes a 1-year free ISIC Card. Get your TOTUM card now, or install the TOTUM app to find out more.

 
A Word from Paul Greening-Associate Dean of Student Experience

Paul Greening, the Associate Dean of Student Experience for the EEC faculty answers questions about the short & long term goals for EEC, and about any upcoming developments within the faculty!

 
READY TO GET INSIDE A BURGLAR’S MIND?

Our Student Wardens have been working very closely with the University Campus Officer to make sure students know how to keep safe! One of our Wardens is here today to share some useful tips so keep reading to find out more...

 
Phoenix Radio meet the BBC

We had the BBC Asian Network come in and do a radio workshop with the Phoenix Radio team.

 
Dominos

Buy one get one free *every day*! Just use PIZZA241 at the checkout.

 
Volunteering in... - Citizens Advice Witness Service

“One of the greatest gifts you can give, is your time”

We asked student volunteer Zosia to tell us a little about her amazing and unique volunteering through the Citizens Advice Witness Service

 
Understanding Council Tax

Because you’re a student, when you move into your property you will be exempt from paying Council tax, something that will save you hundreds.

 
Meet Your new Student Safety Chair!

Find out more about your new Safety Officer!

 
Food bank work was a blessing for Blessing

Blessing Akhigbe is a Masters student studying Information Technology and she has recently been helping out at the Coventry food bank.

 
TV Manager Visits National Conference!

Fero our TV Manager went to the national NUS Student Media Summit and she wrote up her experiences.

 
How I learnt to love student life

Beth reveals how seeking help about her mental health problems transformed her university experience.

 
Cleaning Hints and Tips

Cleaning and housework, those are two words most people hate to hear but living away from home means taking responsibility for the dreaded task of housework. We’ve put together a basic guide on cleaning tips and managing housework.

 
What Volunteering Reveals About You to Employers

As an employer, I’ve skimmed hundreds of CVs, and what often makes me stop and read a bit closer is the “volunteering” section. People who volunteer share several positive personality traits without even realising it. The problem is, lots of people volunteer but not everyone thinks it’s worth mentioning on their CV.

 
Road Safety Week

The 19th - 25th November is National Road Safety Week and it's a great opportunity for us all to take a moment and think about out own road safety practices.

 
Meet your New Sustainability Officer!

Find out about your new Sustainability Community Officer!

 
Volunteering is a way of life for Bethan.

Bethan Ellis is a third year Sociology and Criminology student and also part of the Student Volunteering Team.

 
TARUC Students Return To Coventry University

Can your department help enhance TARUC students' time at Cov Uni?

 
Coventry Festival Of Running!

In 2019 the Coventry Half Marathon returns as part of a week long Festival of Running

This celebration of sport kicks off with the Children's Mile and Toddler Dash on Sunday 17 March and finishes a week later on Sunday 24 March with the Coventry Half Marathon and inaugural GoRun 5k.

 
Where to Live in Coventry

Coventry is a great place to live.  It is really easy to get around, has a good, simple bus system and many of the areas popular with students are in walking distance of Uni.

 
Presenter Deborah James inspires others by taking on Triathlon challenge whilst also battling cancer

Such an inspiring story from the BBC about Deborah James. Deborah is currently battling stage 4 cancer but has decided to tackle one of her biggest fears and participate in a Triathlon. Click on the link to read her inspiring story and tune into her Podcast 'You, Me and the Big C'.

 
Young people should do volunteer work while studying, 7 reasons why

Volunteering while at university could put you ahead of the game after graduation

 
Student Media's Black History Month Experience

Hear about how Student Media's Assistant News Manager enjoyed this year's Black History Month!

 
Wanting to serve the community!

Sarah Yusuf is a postgraduate student doing a Master of Science degree in Pharmacology and Drug Discovery.

She is an international student and her reason for volunteering came about from her desire to serve the community in the city she is studying, and we are very fortunate indeed, that she came to Coventry!

 
Welcome to The Students’ Union from the President

It’s my pleasure to welcome you on behalf of Coventry University Students’ Union (CUSU) to Coventry University.

 
Moodzones - Audio Guides To Boost Your Mood!

On this page you'll find a series of mental wellbeing podcasts or audio guides you can listen to in your own time, in private, to help you through times when your mood is low or you're feeling anxious.

Each audio guide gives you simple, commonsense advice on what you can do to boost your mood. You can try the mood self-assessment quiz to help you decide which audio guides could help you the most.

 
Deposits

Landlords are required by law to protect your deposit in a deposit protection scheme. Make sure your deposit is being secured correctly and legally.

 
The First all-Asian girl's Cricket Team are breaking records and social barriers

An interesting clip from the BBC about the first British all Asian Girls' Cricket Team. Starting in a school in Bradford 4 years ago with barely any cricketing experience between them. They took to the sport like naturals and started to win a lot of competitions and tournaments they were entering. It helped the girls to overcome problems they faced in school such as self-esteem.

Just another example of how sport really does improve lives!

 
Meet Your Volunteering Chair!

Congratulations to Zosia who will be representing the Volunteering Community this year!

 
Welcome Festival as Student Media TV manager

Find out what our TV Manager, Niall got up to during Welcome Festival this year!

 
Week of events to promote volunteering

It was the annual Volunteering Fair on Wednesday 31 October 2018, which formed part of the University’s Get Involved Week.

 
Deaf Awareness Week 2018

CUSU employees get involved with Deaf Awareness Week by fingerspelling their names in British Sign Language

 
5 Steps To Mental Wellbeing

Evidence suggests there are 5 steps we can all take to improve our mental wellbeing.

 
Keeping Your Home Secure

It’s so important to make sure you keep your accommodation secure, it’s something to think about when you’re home as well as when you’re out!

 
Why volunteering matters

We all have our own reasons for wanting to volunteer our time to help others and if there is an excellent example of how much volunteers are needed, then we don’t have to look much further than our student ranks at Coventry University.

 
Sports Ball WInners 2018

Take a look at who came out on top at this years Sports Ball

 
Your Rights and Responsibilities

As a tenant, you have certain rights and responsibilities. The majority of students will have ‘Assured Shorthold Tenancies’ which allow you certain legal rights but other rights and responsibilities may be added to your contract after discussion with the landlord.

 
Coventry's Deputy VC Talks About Graduate Wellbeing

Find out more about what Coventry's Deputy Vice Chancellor, Ian Dunn has to say about Graduate Wellbeing.

 
New Sabbatical Team for 2018/19

Take a look at who will form next years Sabbatical team!

 
Making Coventry your Home

We’re here to help you keep your home safe and secure as well as letting you know how you can get more involved with our services and what Coventry itself can offer you.

 
CU Active Presents Pop-Up Sports

Keep your eyes peeled for pop-up sports around campus

 
Bye Law O: Membership Code of Conduct

We have recently updated our Complaints and Disciplinary Regulations at CUSU, through our Board of Trustees. The aim of introducing these new regulations was to make the process for complaints and disciplinary both fairer and in line with university procedures. We have also introduced a new ‘Membership Code of Conduct’ which is intended to ensure that all members of CUSU have the best possible experience whilst they are studying at Coventry University.

 
BYE LAW G: PROCEDURE FOR COMPLAINTS AGAINST CUSU

We have recently updated our Complaints and Disciplinary Regulations at CUSU, through our Board of Trustees. The aim of introducing these new regulations was to make the process for complaints and disciplinary both fairer and in line with university procedures. We have also introduced a new ‘Membership Code of Conduct’ which is intended to ensure that all members of CUSU have the best possible experience whilst they are studying at Coventry University.

 
BYE LAW F: DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES FOR MEMBERS OF CUSU

We have recently updated our Complaints and Disciplinary Regulations at CUSU, through our Board of Trustees. The aim of introducing these new regulations was to make the process for complaints and disciplinary both fairer and in line with university procedures. We have also introduced a new ‘Membership Code of Conduct’ which is intended to ensure that all members of CUSU have the best possible experience whilst they are studying at Coventry University.