National Care Leavers' Week!

Reach For The Sky National Care Leavers' Week 24th-31st October 2018

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Language exchange opportunity

The Time Union is looking for students interested in teaching, learning, and practising languages and other skills.

Vacancy: Employability Administrator

We are looking to recruit an Employability Administrator to maintain the administration of student placements, timetabling, lecture attendance and student enquiries.

Works in The Hub in October and November

Over the next month you will notice further building work happening in The Hub and parts of building will be inaccessible for periods of time

Vacancy: Student Activities Administrator

We are looking to recruit a Student Activities Administrator to maintain the administration of the Student Activities Team, including society events and sporting entries, fixtures and transport.

CUSU is Celebrating Black History Month 2018

CUSU Celebrate Black History Month with an exciting line up of events throughout October

Vacancy: Student Voice Assistant Manager

We have an exciting opportunity taking place within our Student Voice Department, we are looking to recruit an individual who has experience with student representation systems at Coventry University and a good understanding of Student Union and Higher Education structures.

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.

International Mental Health Day

An introduction to this years International Mental Health Day - "Young People In A Changing World"

Vacancy: Marketing Manager

We have an exciting career opportunity, we are looking for an experienced Marketing Manager who can deliver excellent communication, marketing initiatives and campaigns across our organisation.

Halloween Fest

Halloween is almost upon us and CUSU have a host of events planned for the biggest Halloween ever!

Apply to be a Rep today!

Apply to be a Course Rep today!

CUSU Student Media now live

CUSU Student Media has now gone live on Facebook and Instagram.

Election Regulations

See the attached link for the most up to date regulations for the upcoming Elections!

Watch Out for Fake Freshers Passes

The Guardian has highlighted the issue of fake Freshers events...

Student Supplies and Essentials

Getting ready to move out is one of the most exciting and scary prospects when you’re heading to university. Make sure you have the essentials.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITY (VOLUNTARY)

Enjoy Coventry are offering enthusiastic and passionate students the opportunity to use their placements and join the team of content contributors. With a rapidly expanding audience you can expect your work to reach 1,000’s of viewers across digital platforms. Contributors will receive free entry to selected events across the city in return for promoting and reviewing what’s on in Coventry, as directed.

Budgeting and Managing Your Money

Make your money go further and become a money managing pro.

 

News

Coventry Flames sparks city interest

Coventry Flames, a Senior Men’s Basketball programme in the city, will be competing in the National Basketball League for the 2018-19 season. Find out more about how you can get involved!

 
Half Marathon entries are open!

Entries are open for the Coventry Half Marathon 2019 which will take place as part of an expanded Festival of Running.

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

Belgrade Theatre casts talented local youngsters in Sleeping Beauty pantomime

 
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.

 
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.

 
The Furry Face of Fargo

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

 
Vacancy: Employability Administrator

We are looking to recruit an Employability Administrator to maintain the administration of student placements, timetabling, lecture attendance and student enquiries.

 
Why you should be visiting Sprinkles Gelato right NOW!

Let’s be real who doesn’t LOVE ice cream?!
But which one to choose?
Find out a few of our favorite desserts from Coventry ice cream parlour, Sprinkles Gelato.

 
Vacancy: Student Activities Administrator

We are looking to recruit a Student Activities Administrator to maintain the administration of the Student Activities Team, including society events and sporting entries, fixtures and transport.

 
Vacancy: Student Voice Assistant Manager

We have an exciting opportunity taking place within our Student Voice Department, we are looking to recruit an individual who has experience with student representation systems at Coventry University and a good understanding of Student Union and Higher Education structures.

 
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….

 
Vacancy: Marketing Manager

We have an exciting career opportunity, we are looking for an experienced Marketing Manager who can deliver excellent communication, marketing initiatives and campaigns across our organisation.

 
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.

 
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.

 
Tapas take the stage at Belgrade Theatre!

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

 
Republica Rock The Empire

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

 
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.

 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITY (VOLUNTARY)

Enjoy Coventry are offering enthusiastic and passionate students the opportunity to use their placements and join the team of content contributors. With a rapidly expanding audience you can expect your work to reach 1,000’s of viewers across digital platforms. Contributors will receive free entry to selected events across the city in return for promoting and reviewing what’s on in Coventry, as directed.

 
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.

 
Apply to be a Rep today!

Apply to be a Course Rep today!

 
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.

 
Being a Senior Research Rep

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

 
African And Caribbean Society (ACS) Launch

There are so many events and activities to look forward to by becoming a member of the ACS at Coventry University London. We welcome all students that are interested in learning about this culture or just trying something different from the usual.

 
The Golden Cross: fantastic food that everyone can enjoy

Food Covolution talks to landlady Charlotte and head chef Paul about the trials and triumphs of becoming the first completely gluten-free restaurant in the region.

 
School Rep Election 2018/19 Results!

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

 
Spring Elections 2018 Results

We did it! We made it through the 2018 Spring Elections and you chose the voice that you want to represent you.

 
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

 
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.

 
Have you climbed the Coventry Cathedral Tower?
Coventry City Skyline from the Cathedral Tower

There's a stunning view from the Coventry Cathedral Tower. We sent one of the team up to have a look and show you what you could see if you made the climb

 
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.

 
Works in The Hub in October and November

Over the next month you will notice further building work happening in The Hub and parts of building will be inaccessible for periods of time

 
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.

 
All Student Meeting

The Most Important Student Meeting of the Year!

 
Vacancy: Web Design and Animation projects available for students

Are you a student at Coventry University who is studying and passionate about creative design? We have a range of design projects available for you to work at CUSU that can fit around your studies.

 
Review: Red Riding Hood and the Wolf

This week we visited the Belgrade Theatre to see a rather unusual retelling of a classic fairytale!

 
Student Volunteering Week Success!

Student Volunteering Week took place Monday 5th March – Friday 9th March, and we had a variety of activities to get involved with and get you volunteering.

 
EEC Reps Newsletter - Edition #1

We’re proud to present the first student Reps newsletter. This edition focuses on our recent feedback week survey and features an update on Rep numbers in your faculty. As always we’ve included Rep news, the Rep of the Month and useful information about Reps at Coventry University.

 
CUSU Elections!

Leap into Leadership - Spring Elections are happening now!

 
October Update

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

 
CUSU is Celebrating Black History Month 2018

CUSU Celebrate Black History Month with an exciting line up of events throughout October

 
University response to student feedback on the Student Trans Equality Policy

Last academic year, the University reviewed the Trans Equality Policy. Student from the LGBT+ community provided feedback on the draft policy. Below is the response from the University on some of the questions and suggestions made by students.

 
HLS Reps Newsletter - Edition #1

We’re proud to present the first student Reps newsletter. This edition focuses on our recent feedback week survey and features an update on Rep numbers in your faculty. As always we’ve included Rep news, the Rep of the Month and useful information about Reps at Coventry University.

 
Kings Hill Nurseries - MADD Activity

On Wednesday 21 February, as part of the Make A Difference Day (MADD) initiative, a team of student volunteers carried out a variety of tasks including potting and moving plants and worked alongside the trainees with learning disabilities.

 
CUSU Celebrate World Environment Day

This week get involved in a number of challenges to celebrate World Environment Day and put your best green thumb forward.

 
What's On Guide : Now Live!

Your brand new guide to what's on in Coventry is now LIVE!
See what's on in Coventry this weekend or any other day of the week with this easy to use guide.

 
FAH Reps Newsletter - Edition #1

We’re proud to present the first student Reps newsletter. This edition focuses on our recent feedback week survey and features an update on Rep numbers in your faculty. As always we’ve included Rep news, the Rep of the Month and useful information about Reps at Coventry University.

 
Team Phoenix rises to the volunteering challenge

It was all hands on deck for the Team Phoenix Volunteering day on Wednesday 24 January.

Rob Eddon, Performance Sports Coordinator at Coventry University Students’ Union worked with the SU volunteering team to put together a group of students from a number of sports teams to take part.

They spent a good chunk of the day working on several projects, all of which have made an impact on the local environment.

 
Can I claim government benefits as a student?

If you’re a student in further or higher education in the UK you may be able to claim social security benefits from the government in addition to any student funding you get. The benefits you can apply for depend on your circumstances and whether you’re studying full- or part-time. Here’s an overview with links to more information.

 
NUS Black Students Campaign Name Change Consultation Survey Launch

NUS Black Students Campaign Name Change Consultation survey launches today asking students for alternatives terms to political blackness. The terminology selected will also be used to rename the campaign.

 
Coventry University Students’ Union come to London

On October 2nd we celebrated the opening of the new 3rd floor student lounge and Students’ Union Office. With the new open plan social space students’ now have their own space to work and socialise on campus.

 
National Care Leavers' Week!

Reach For The Sky National Care Leavers' Week 24th-31st October 2018

 
Language exchange opportunity
People holding speech bubbles

The Time Union is looking for students interested in teaching, learning, and practising languages and other skills.

 
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.

 
International Mental Health Day

An introduction to this years International Mental Health Day - "Young People In A Changing World"

 
Halloween Fest

Halloween is almost upon us and CUSU have a host of events planned for the biggest Halloween ever!

 
Election Regulations

See the attached link for the most up to date regulations for the upcoming Elections!

 
CUSU Student Media now live

CUSU Student Media has now gone live on Facebook and Instagram.

 
Watch Out for Fake Freshers Passes

The Guardian has highlighted the issue of fake Freshers events...

 
Student Supplies and Essentials

Getting ready to move out is one of the most exciting and scary prospects when you’re heading to university. Make sure you have the essentials.

 
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.

 
Coventry University’s Hit Show ‘The Comedy Box’ Returns For Third Time

If you're looking for the best comedians on the circuit, look no further than The Comedy Box!
Saturdays have never been so full with laughter!
Earlybird tickets available if you buy in advance, don't miss out!

 
UPDATED Weather Announcement - Sunday 18th March

Important weather announcement regarding Coventry Half Marathon on Sunday.

 
FBL Reps Newsletter - Edition #1

We’re proud to present the first student Reps newsletter. This edition focuses on our recent feedback week survey and features an update on Rep numbers in your faculty. As always we’ve included Rep news, the Rep of the Month and useful information about Reps at Coventry University.

 
Disabled students in further education

NUS won a victory in July 2007 when the government announced that it would overhaul the existing disabled students’ allowance (DSA): a system that provides equipment and human support to disabled students in higher education (HE).

 
Lack of BME professors means our education is missing something crucial

The people who teach us ought to be a reflection of the world around us. Our body of lecturers and professors should be diverse. However, higher education suffers from a terrible lack of such diversity with a UCU study showing that only 7.3 per cent of professorial roles are filled by black and minority ethnic (BME) professors.

 
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.

 
Committee Meeting 4 Action Log

Full action log for the Sustainability Committee Meeting on 27th March 2018.

 
The Wombats: Moving to Coventry

A review from The Wombats SOLD OUT show at the Empire, Coventry on Saturday 10th March 2018

 
56 Not Out - Steve Atherton

Steve Atherton will be taking on the Coventry Half Marathon as part of his 56 Not Out Challenge

 
Battle of the Faculties 2018
part time officers

Find out who won our annual Battle of the Faculties quiz!

 
World Cup Sweepstake Winners

England may not have won the World Cup but we had plenty of winners here at CUSU.

 
Committee Meeting 3 Action Log

Full action log for the Sustainability Committee Meeting on 27th February 2018.

 
Student Supplies and Essentials

Getting ready to move out is one of the most exciting and scary prospects when you’re heading to university. Make sure you have the essentials.

 
Fashion in Fargo

The options that spring to mind when thinking about shopping tend to be places like New Look, Topshop and JD, however if you venture down a little further, there's a hidden gem, Fargo Village.

 
Keeping Well at University

Discover how you can keep yourself fighting fit during your time at university.

 
TARUC Students Return To Coventry University

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

 
Committee Meeting 2 Action Log

Full action log for the Sustainability Committee Meeting on 31st January 2018.

 
Coventry Dining Club - EATSBEATS LIQUIDTREATS

Digbeth Dining Club and Coventry Half Marathon collaborate for perfect race side-dish.

 
Committee Meeting 1 Action Log

Full action log for the Sustainability Committee Meeting on 17th November 2017.

 
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.

 
Deaf Awareness Week 2018

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

 
Cleaning and Housework

Housework doesn't have to be a dreaded task. Find out the best way to keep on top of it with minimal effort.

 
Sports Ball WInners 2018

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

 
Budgeting and Managing Your Money

Make your money go further and become a money managing pro.

 
New Sabbatical Team for 2018/19

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

 
GEM Award Winner Announcement

Take a look at who won this terms GEM Award...

 
CUSU Business Planning Away Day - Collages

How do you think CUSU will look in 10 years?

 
Team Phoenix Roster For 2018/19

Check out which has made the cut to be part of next seasons Team Phoenix programme

 
CUSU Business Planning Away Day - Committees

Your suggestions for how CUSU Committees can be improved

 
CUSU World Cup 2018

See who you'll be drawn against when the World Cup kicks off on June 14th.

 
Sport Relief Winners

Take a look and see who came out on top in the Sport Relief challenges!

 
CU Active Presents Pop-Up Sports

Keep your eyes peeled for pop-up sports around campus

 
GEM Award Nominations

Here are the term 2 nominees for the Gem Award

 
CUSU World Cup 2018 Sweepstake

Draw for the CUSU World Cup Sweepstake will take place on 23/03/18

 
Sports Ball 2018 Winners

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

 
Sport Relief - Friday 23rd March

CUSU will be celebrating and raising funds on Friday 23rd March in MR2.

 
CU Active Term 3 Lessons Start Next Week

CU Active lessons start next week! You can find out all about what's on offer and how to get involved here!

 
Join the Exam Stress Campaign Team

A great opportunity to be part of our Exam Stress Campaign Team and support other students during a testing period.

 
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.

 
CU Coventry Student Awards

Take a look at who came out on top at the CU Coventry Student Awards

 
Make Sure You're Seeing Our Latest Updates On Facebook

Facebook's new algorithm is making it harder for you to see updates from our pages. Here's how you can change that!

 
Chartwells Donate 400 Bottles of Water for Annual ASM

Chartwells and Coventry University come together for Charity Tuesday on day of ASM

 
Team Phoenix Volunteering Day - 24th January 2018

Student athletes demonstrate the true meaning of 'Work Hard, Play Hard' by helping out at a number of local charities.

 
Coventry University Womens' Basketball Look to the Top of the Table

CUBB Women head to Birmingham looking to build on last weeks impressive victory over University of Leicester.

 
Coventry University Rugby League Set Themselves Up For A Positive Season

Coventry University Rugby League kick-off their season tomorrow as they take on Oxford Brookes University at The Place. We caught up with club president Dylan Bale as they look to put a dominant performance in and stake a claim for league title.