Dominos Buy One Get One Free with the code Pizza24

Rail union in push for more female and BAME train drivers

Just 6.5% of drivers in England, Wales and Scotland are women, and 8% are an ethnic minority, says Aslef

Top Gear sprays LGBT pride flag on cars used in Brunei filming

Motoring show makes gesture after hearing of country’s threat to punish gay sex with death by stoning

Boxing – Haringey Box Cup 2019: A Knockout Weekend for Coventry University Boxing Club!

A winning double blow for Coventry University boxers at Europe’s largest senior amateur boxing tournament - the Haringey Box Cup!

CU Women’s Futsal Reign Supreme at Red Bull Neymar 5’s

Coventry University Women’s Futsal team are off to Brazil for the world finals after success in the UK finals - despite several injuries.

Resignation of Incoming President

Statement from the Executive regarding the resignation of Clinton Wilson

Refugee Week 2019: ‘You, Me and Those Who Came Before’

Thousands are expected at a free nine-day festival celebrating Coventry’s international diversity and history of migration (Sat June 15-Sun June 23).

Ecuador legalises same-sex marriage

Ecuador’s highest court legalised same-sex marriage on Wednesday (June 12), ruling in favour of two gay couples who petitioned for the right to wed.

Students want parents to be told in mental health crisis

Two-thirds of students support universities being able to warn parents if students have a mental health crisis, an annual survey suggests.

No-deal Brexit: What you need to know

The possibility of a no-deal Brexit is very much alive, as Tory leadership contenders jostle to take over from Theresa May as prime minister.

But what does the term "no deal" really mean?

Fake festivals: Why more music fans are tuning in

While music fans struggle to get tickets to the likes of Glastonbury, Reading and the Isle of Wight festivals, many are turning to so-called "fake" versions of these music events featuring tribute acts to get their live fix.

Instagram influencers criticised for 'insensitive' Chernobyl pics

The site of the world's worst nuclear disaster has attracted a number of people who see it as an opportunity for unique selfies.

Topshop empire survival vote 'on a knife edge'

Landlords and other creditors will meet on Wednesday in London to vote on revised proposals to save Sir Philip Green's Arcadia retail empire.

Facebook to launch London hub to fight harmful content

Facebook is opening an engineering centre in London as part of its strategy to keep harmful content away from its platform.

The new centre which will build tools and artificial intelligence (AI) systems to detect and remove harmful content and behaviour from the social media site, will create more than 500 jobs by the end of the year.

Unemployment stays at 44-year low but wage growth remains flat amid Brexit uncertainty

Unemployment fell by 34,000 to 1.3 million in the three months to April, while real wage growth remained flat, official data shows.

Music festival lighting 'can trigger epileptic fits'

Strobe lighting at music festivals can increase the risk of epileptic seizures, researchers have warned.

The Dutch team said even people who have not been diagnosed with epilepsy might be affected.

GP 'ghost patients' to be investigated by NHS fraud squad

The NHS fraud squad is investigating GPs in England amid suspicions they are claiming for non-existent patients.

DR Congo Ebola outbreak: Child in Uganda dies of virus

A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died from Ebola, health officials have said.

The death is the first in Uganda, amid a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. Officials said his grandmother and younger brother also had the disease.

Volunteering Newsletter - June 11th

Have a read of the latest volunteering opportunities in our latest newsletter.

Concerns over Stoke Green Park Fun Fair plans

Concerns have been raised over Coventry City Council's plans to run a 4 day fun fair event at Stoke Green Park.

 
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Resignation of Incoming President

Statement from the Executive regarding the resignation of Clinton Wilson

 
New website works to help students pick the right A-levels for their degree

The Russell group is creating a new website to help navigate students to choose A-level subjects that are best related to their desired area of study with their degree.

 
CUSU Spring Elections Results 2019

Find out the CUSU Spring Elections Results.

 
Refugee Week 2019: ‘You, Me And Those Who Came Before’
A woman standing half in darkness holding her left hand vertically in front of her face

Thousands are expected at a free nine-day festival celebrating Coventry’s international diversity and history of migration (Sat June 15-Sun June 23).

 
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.

 
Free access to FT.com

The University has purchased a group subscription to FT.com, you can join now for free.

 
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.

 
This Is Me campaign

The West Midlands Combined Authority currently have a campaign for Mental Health Awareness week called This Is Me.

 
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.

 
NUS National Conference Staff Report

In early April we took 9 students to Glasgow to take part in NUS National Conference. NUS has had a difficult year so Grace, Paul, John and I attended also.

 
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.

 
Reps HE Newsletter May 2019

Find out what has been happening in the world of higher education this month...

 
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!

 
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!

 
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!

 
Staff vs Students Football Match

After weeks of talking smack (the students not the staff) it was time for the football game of the year. Who would come out on top? Which team would win bragging rights?

 
FAH Reps Newsletter - December 2018

The FAH December Reps Newsletter is here!

 
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!

 
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!

 
EEC Reps Newsletter - December 2018

Check out the December edition of the Reps Newsletter!

 
Ecuador legalises same-sex marriage

Ecuador’s highest court legalised same-sex marriage on Wednesday (June 12), ruling in favour of two gay couples who petitioned for the right to wed.

 
EEC Reps Newsletter - November 2018

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

 
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia

Come out for LGBT+ rights and sign the pledge ...

 
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!

 
LGBT+ NUS Conference Report

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

 
FBL Reps Newsletter - November 2018

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

 
NUS Disabled Students Conference 2019

Find out what happened when your officer attended the NUS disabled students conference 2019

 
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!

 
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

 
Unemployment stays at 44-year low but wage growth remains flat amid Brexit uncertainty

Unemployment fell by 34,000 to 1.3 million in the three months to April, while real wage growth remained flat, official data shows.

 
A look back at International Womens Day 2019

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

 
Looking back at Disability History Month 2018

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

 
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

 
Facebook to launch London hub to fight harmful content

Facebook is opening an engineering centre in London as part of its strategy to keep harmful content away from its platform.

The new centre which will build tools and artificial intelligence (AI) systems to detect and remove harmful content and behaviour from the social media site, will create more than 500 jobs by the end of the year.

 
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!

 
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.

 
Topshop empire survival vote 'on a knife edge'

Landlords and other creditors will meet on Wednesday in London to vote on revised proposals to save Sir Philip Green's Arcadia retail empire.

 
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!

 
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.

 
Instagram influencers criticised for 'insensitive' Chernobyl pics

The site of the world's worst nuclear disaster has attracted a number of people who see it as an opportunity for unique selfies.

 
A patchy picture: support for care leavers in higher education

Universities minister Chris Skidmore recently outlined the government’s expectations on the level of support all universities should be providing for care leavers to help them progress to, and succeed in higher education.
In March, he announced the new ‘Higher Education Principles’ calling on universities to do more for young people leaving care.
A few short months later, the Centre for Social Justice and First Star Academies UK launched their new report on care leavers ‘12by24.

 
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.

 
Refugee Week 2019: ‘You, Me and Those Who Came Before’

Thousands are expected at a free nine-day festival celebrating Coventry’s international diversity and history of migration (Sat June 15-Sun June 23).

 
Fake festivals: Why more music fans are tuning in

While music fans struggle to get tickets to the likes of Glastonbury, Reading and the Isle of Wight festivals, many are turning to so-called "fake" versions of these music events featuring tribute acts to get their live fix.

 
Students want parents to be told in mental health crisis

Two-thirds of students support universities being able to warn parents if students have a mental health crisis, an annual survey suggests.

 
DR Congo Ebola outbreak: Child in Uganda dies of virus

A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died from Ebola, health officials have said.

The death is the first in Uganda, amid a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. Officials said his grandmother and younger brother also had the disease.

 
Coventry ranked 15th in University League Tables 2019

Coventry University has been ranked 15th out of 121 Universities across the UK beating London School of Economics, Birmingham and York.

 
Career expectations are ‘matching reality’ among MBA graduates, global survey finds

Group announces Access MBA tour in London on 8 February which will bring together top international business schools from across Europe and North America

 
Useful Policies, Forms & Documents For Students With Responsibilities

Discover the policies and forms relevant to Students with Responsibilities

 
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!

 
No-deal Brexit: What you need to know

The possibility of a no-deal Brexit is very much alive, as Tory leadership contenders jostle to take over from Theresa May as prime minister.

But what does the term "no deal" really mean?

 
GP 'ghost patients' to be investigated by NHS fraud squad

The NHS fraud squad is investigating GPs in England amid suspicions they are claiming for non-existent patients.

 
MHAW Recap - Wellbeing Newsletter

Have a read through our Wellbeing Newsletter for a recap on how to #BeBodyKind and use the steps recommended by the NHS to improve our general mental wellbeing.

 
How to get support through your university Journey without having financial backing

A BBC short film investigates how students without financial backing from family or others, can receive help and support through their university experience.

 
Volunteering Gave Me Confidence

When Randa Alsomali (pictured) from Saudi Arabia was considering where to do her Master’s degree, she did a lot of research before choosing to come to Coventry and, in the end, she is really glad she did!

 
The Future of Jobs: The Start of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

One thing is constant and it is change. The world is changing and this change has been overtime evident in the different industrial revolution.

 
Coventry University Karting - No.1 in the UK

Coventry University Karting Club win Team Championship for 18/19

 
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!

 
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.

 
CU Women’s Futsal Reign Supreme at Red Bull Neymar 5’s

Coventry University Women’s Futsal team are off to Brazil for the world finals after success in the UK finals - despite several injuries.

 
Boxing – Haringey Box Cup 2019: A Knockout Weekend for Coventry University Boxing Club!

A winning double blow for Coventry University boxers at Europe’s largest senior amateur boxing tournament - the Haringey Box Cup!

 
Top Gear sprays LGBT pride flag on cars used in Brunei filming

Motoring show makes gesture after hearing of country’s threat to punish gay sex with death by stoning

 
Rail union in push for more female and BAME train drivers

Just 6.5% of drivers in England, Wales and Scotland are women, and 8% are an ethnic minority, says Aslef

 
Music festival lighting 'can trigger epileptic fits'

Strobe lighting at music festivals can increase the risk of epileptic seizures, researchers have warned.

The Dutch team said even people who have not been diagnosed with epilepsy might be affected.

 
Volunteering Newsletter - June 11th

Have a read of the latest volunteering opportunities in our latest newsletter.

 
The Cycle Recycler

Find out how Tony Sewell, also known as 'The Cycle Recycler', is supporting the Community one bike at a time!

 
Students' Union Assistant

Are you a student at Coventry University and are looking for part-time work during our Welcome Week? Are you a confident student who can talk and can promote CUSU’s events and activities? Can you initiate conversations with students across campus to raise our profile and discuss the range of benefits we can offer to students? Then look no further and come and work for us!

 
Protection Services are coming to your halls

Find out how to say safe and ask Protection Services any questions you may have.

 
Coventry University awarded £6.8m to improve workplace mental health

Coventry University have been award a whopping £6.8 million of Government funding to launch a mental health pilot aimed at improving the drastic statistics of work place mental health in Coventry and Warwickshire.

 
EU students will not face Brexit penalty next year

Tuition fees and student loans will be pegged in England at the same level as for home students, the Guardian reports.

 
Staff vs Students Football Match Kicks Off!
Our players lining up for a sporting team photo!

Participants raised £92 for local charitable causes!

 
Buddy Project Case Study: Tofunmi Awofeso

We met with one of our lovely mentors, Tofunmi Awofeso, to get a student perspective of being part of the Buddy Project and this is what she had to say …

 
Protect Our Species

Nature is beautiful and thus it should be protected and sustained. Some of the major lessons I learnt from the animated movie Rio in 2011 is the beauty of nature and the importance of protecting endangered species.

 
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

 
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.

 
Concerns over Stoke Green Park Fun Fair plans

Concerns have been raised over Coventry City Council's plans to run a 4 day fun fair event at Stoke Green Park.

 
Sustainability Community Newsletter - June 2019

Have a read of the latest Sustainability Community Newsletter to stay updated on what's happening!

 
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!

 
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.

 
Climate change: Answers to your most asked questions

Find the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions on Climate Change - BBC News

 
Working for the UN is my dream

It is so hard not to be impressed on a first meeting with Loretta Obour, an MA student in International Relations. She lights up the room with her smile and her love for life and living is self-evident.

 
Moving out? Check out our checklist!

Our tips to save money, hassles, and stress, and get your deposit back...

 
Student Wellbeing - Illustrations Content!

We spoke with two 3rd year illustration students Brittany and Carlo - who have created amazing content and workshops for our Wellbeing Community!

 
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...

 
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!

 
Volunteering Gave Me Confidence

When Randa Alsomali (pictured) from Saudi Arabia was considering where to do her Master’s degree, she did a lot of research before choosing to come to Coventry and, in the end, she is really glad she did!

 
Climate Emergency Petition

Please take time to read through and support this petition that's pushing for urgent action to help us avert a climate breakdown!

 
Phoenix Radio meet the BBC

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

 
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.

 
Protection Services are coming to your halls

Find out how to say safe and ask Protection Services any questions you may have.

 
Sheeps Run Amok!

It was like a scene from “Carry on Farming” when the sheep from CUSU’s stress-busting event went berserk and did a runner in The Hub on Monday 29 April.

 
Sheep run amok in the Hub

It was like a scene from “Carry on Farming” when the sheep from CUSU’s stress-busting event went berserk and did a runner in The Hub on Monday 29 April.

 
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.

 
TARUC Students Return To Coventry University

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

 
#BeBodyKind - Mental Health Awareness Week

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, we're encouraging everyone to #BeBodyKind to themselves and remember to share that positivity with others!

 
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.

 
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.

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

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

 
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.

 
Student Media's Black History Month Experience

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

 
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.

 
Beat your exam stress by running for success

Come find out about the groups running and revising to beat the exam stress. Opportunities are available for War Memorial Park!

 
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!

 
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.

 
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!

 
How to deal with exam stress

Exam season can bring on levels of stress and burnout that can hinder your studies. Here are some handy tips on how to manage your anxiety

 
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!

 
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.

 
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!

 
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.

 
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.

 
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!

 
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.

 
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.

 
How I learnt to love student life

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

 
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!

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
5 Steps To Mental Wellbeing

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

 
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.