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Reps' HE Newsletter November 2019

What went on in the higher education world in November?

Black Students Winter Conference Report 2019.

As part of my role as BAME Students Officer, I attended the NUS Black Students Winter Conference. Read on to find out the inspiring messages that came from the conference including black activism, how race affects many sectors of life from sexuality to religion to music .... and importantly, self care tips that I want to share with you!

Become a Halls Rep!

Are you living at Godiva Place, Bishop Gate, Priory Hall or Cycle Works Halls of Accommodation? We need you!

Blank-firing pistol stunt in City Centre

A student accused of causing panic in Coventry city centre by discharging a blank-firing pistol from a flat window has been charged by West Midlands Police.

From Zero to Masters Hero!

When Bashir Gharwal came to the UK in 2010 from his native country of Afghanistan, he could not speak very much English. Now he is recognised as the joint recipient of the Coventry University Students' Union - Student Of The Year Award.

CovHack logo stickers

CovHack2020 secures £1000 of City of Culture Funding

The Hackathon Society have secured funding of £1000 after a successful bid to the City of Culture Student Project.

Here to help you through exam stress

We've compiled a few of the different communities' activities looking after your wellbeing during the exam period.

#AttendToAchieve

Earlier this term we asked you what you love about attending your classes, here's what you had to say...

Become a Equality and Diversity Champion!

Are you passionate about equality and diversity? Want to make real change on campus? Want to be part of something huge? Read on to find out how you can have a real impact on your student community and be a part of this incredible opportunity ...

Survey open to all students – closes 15th December!

CUSU and the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations have launched a survey to help the university understand and respond to religion-related hate incidents. The research will help to make campus a safe place for all students.

Travel as often as you like this Christmas

Protect your pennies and travel with Megabus

Exam Support & Adjustments FAQ's

Wondering how you can access support, adjustments and individual arrangements for exams? See our FAQ's here...

I Love My Course!

Take the opportunity to display why you love your course with the chance to win a whole variety of prizes!

Cov Safe Space

Cov Safe Space is about providing a safe space in the heart of the city at busy times of the year! It aimes to support anyone who may need a bit of safety, support or medical attention after a night out.

Investment Society - Graeme Carling and Final Social of the Year

Take a look at what is going to happen in the Investment Society!

Festive Sales!

It's that time of year when everyone likes to bag themselves a bargain during the infamous Festive sales! But have you thought about the dangers that might come with it and how you can keep safe and secure?

Tenancy Agreement Checklist

Have a read of out top tips on what to look out for before signing your tenancy agreement!

Property Viewing Checklist

Currently on the hunt for next year's accommodation? Have a read of our checklist of what to look out for on your property viewings!

 
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Ongoing partnership will see more internationally important art coming to Coventry

‘Radical Drawing: Works From Coventry And The Courtauld’ is the latest collaboration between the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum and The Courtauld Gallery, and will be on show from now until Sunday, January 19.

 
Coventry to be treated to a light fantastic this November

Coventry will be treated to a light fantastic this November when a procession of music and light trails its way into the city centre along one of the city’s most iconic roads.

 
An artist’s final work has gone on display as part of a major international arts festival in Coventr

Matters Not by David Cheeseman, who was an artist and senior lecturer in fine art, is being displayed at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum as part of Coventry Biennial, a festival of contemporary art.

 
UK CITY OF CULTURE 2021 SECURES £3M NATIONAL LOTTERY BOOST

The National Lottery Heritage Fund is awarding £3 million to the Coventry City of Culture Trust after a successful bid from the organisation that will deliver the year in 2021 and ensure it leaves a lasting legacy.

 
Festival of Running 2020 Entries Now Open!

Organisers of the Coventry Festival of Running have opened early bird entries this morning for the 2020 event, which will take place over two weekends in March and April 2020.

 
SIMPLY THE BEST! Totally Tina celebrates its 10th year on stage at the Belgrade Theatre

30 Years after Tina Turner’s now iconic rendition of (Simply) The Best was first released, top tribute act Totally Tina is joining the celebrations with a welcome return visit to the Belgrade Theatre on Wednesday 6 November.

 
Belgrade Theatre gets Messy with Zoo Co’s fully relaxed family show

Developed in partnership with the ADHD Foundation, Messy is performed by a mixed Deaf and hearing cast with Sign Supported English, and runs for four 50-minute performances on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 October.

 
Horrible Histories Live returns to Coventry with a half-term double-bill

Get ready for even more guts and gore this October when The Birmingham Stage Company return to the Belgrade Theatre with a Horrible Histories half-term double-bill.

 
Celebrate Black History Month at the Belgrade Theatre

Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre is gearing up for a series of celebrations next month as Black History Month returns in October 2019.

 
N. J. Crisp’s Dangerous Obsession comes to the Belgrade Theatre

Following their critically acclaimed UK tour and West End run of Anthony Horowitz’s Mindgame, Angela Browne Ltd return to Coventry this autumn with another compulsive psychological thriller.

 
Frankenfic: Belgrade Theatre and Big ComfyBookshop launch horror story competition

Fancy yourself as the next Mary Shelley?
Submit your Frankenstein-inspired films and stories for a chance to win.

 
BISTROT PIERRE CELEBRATES 25TH BIRTHDAY WITH A MENU LIKE NO OTHER!

BISTROT Pierre is celebrating Coventry’s favourite flavours, with a special new menu – which has launched this week to celebrate the group’s 25th birthday.

 
Imagineer’s Bridge - A new outdoor experience

Bridge is a new outdoor experience created by artists and engineers and inspired by real
life stories of bridging divides.

 
Coventry Comedy Festival 2020

After leaving the city in stitches with it's 2019 line up, Coventry Comedy Festival is coming back bigger and even funnier - if you thought that was possible - for 2020!

 
Food and Drink

When it comes to Food and Drink you might be surprised by the amount of choice you'll find here in Coventry.

 
Godiva Festival takes over Memorial Park

Coventry’s biggest music festival returned for another year.

 
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...

 
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.

 
This Is Me campaign

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

 
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.

 
Could you represent Coventry on University Challenge?

Trials for our University Challenge team are running this week! Could you represent Coventry University on national television?

 
Reps' HE Newsletter October 2019

Find out what has been going in universities this month!

 
Reps' HE Newsletter September 2019

Take a look at what has been happening in the world of higher education this September!

 
Reps' HE Newsletter August 2019

Take a look at what has been going on in the world of higher education in August 2019!

 
Reps' HE Newsletter July 2019

Take a look at what has been going on in the world of higher education in July 2019!

 
Reps' HE Newsletter June 2019

Find out about the latest HE news in this month's Reps HE Newsletter!

 
Reps' HE Newsletter May 2019

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

 
HLS Reps Newsletter - February 2019

Check out the latest Rep news from HLS!

 
FBL Reps Newsletter - February 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!

 
I Love My Course!

Take the opportunity to display why you love your course with the chance to win a whole variety of prizes!

 
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!

 
Meet your 2019/20 Student Representatives!

Meet the Students that will be Representing you at Coventry University London fro the 2019/20 academic year!

 
FAH Reps Newsletter - January 2019

Check out the latest Rep news from your Faculty!

 
FAH Reps Newsletter - December 2018

The FAH December Reps Newsletter is here!

 
FBL Reps Newsletter - December 2018

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

 
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!

 
Investment Society - Graeme Carling and Final Social of the Year

Take a look at what is going to happen in the Investment Society!

 
From Zero to Masters Hero!

When Bashir Gharwal came to the UK in 2010 from his native country of Afghanistan, he could not speak very much English. Now he is recognised as the joint recipient of the Coventry University Students' Union - Student Of The Year Award.

 
Investment Society - Simon Zutshi and Upcoming Events

Take a look at what is going to happen in the Investment Society!

 
Myton, Management and Me

Sometimes our students go above and beyond to help others using their own sense of community and second-year business management student, Sumaiya Iftee is a prime example.

 
Investment Society - George Kinder, Winter Ball, Brian Harper CFA

Take a look at what is going to happen in the Investment Society!

 
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

 
I came to Coventry and saw the world!

Zuzanna Mleczak is a Business Administration student who rarely stands still and fills all her spare time keeping busy – in fact, she is a shining example of a student who is making the most of her time at Uni by packing in as much as she can!

 
Investment Society - Women in Business Conference, George Kinder

Take a look at what is going to happen in the Investment Society!

 
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.

 
Cyrenians Visit To Coventry Volunteering Fair!

On 16th October, Cyrenians attended the Volunteer Fair held at the Coventry University, at The Hub, Jordan Well. Our stall was staffed by Jo Page and Shukry.

 
Investment Society - House Party, Italian Society

Take a look at what is going to happen in the Investment Society!

 
Exam Support & Adjustments FAQ's

Wondering how you can access support, adjustments and individual arrangements for exams? See our FAQ's here...

 
Coventry University - The Dream-Maker!

When Basel Dalatieh was a young boy growing up in Syria, his one big ambition was to visit Madrid in Spain because it is the home to the football team that he has supported all his life, Real Madrid.

 
Volunteer to be an E-Mentor!

Are you are interested in supporting a young person, who might not be able to obtain support elsewhere, to reach their career goal? We're looking for E-mentors with an interest in Life Sciences to support students from Widening Access backgrounds ...

 
Investment Society - Paris Update, Volunteering/Fundraising

Take a look at what is going to happen in the Investment Society!

 
iGEM 2020

iGEM is a competition that inspires nearly 6,000 students each year to work in teams to solve real life problems utilising the emerging field of synthetic biology.

 
Here to help you through exam stress

We've compiled a few of the different communities' activities looking after your wellbeing during the exam period.

 
Disability History Month 2019

Today is the start of Disability History Month. Disabled history month begins on the 22nd of November and ends on the 22nd of December every year. The aim of disabled history month is to promote disabled people’s rights and to make people aware of the struggle for disabled rights both now and throughout history. We have a range of information, events and campaigns throughout the month. Read on to find out more...

 
A Solo Journey From War To Peace

There is a song from Miss Saigon called ‘The movies in my mind’ and the life that Oil and Gas student Marcus Solo has led, would be worthy of any Hollywood script and while he was talking, the movie of his life was literally playing in my mind.

 
Investment Society - First Aid Training, Big Social, Halloween

Take a look at what is going to happen in the Investment Society!

 
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.

 
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.

 
Become a Halls Rep!

Are you living at Godiva Place, Bishop Gate, Priory Hall or Cycle Works Halls of Accommodation? We need you!

 
International Men's Health Day!

We hope you are having a happy International Men's Day.

 
Spread a little kindness ....

Today is World Kindness Day 2019! To celebrate this, alongside our efforts for Anti-Bullying Week 2019. We're launching our acts of kindness campaign! Read on to find out more ...

 
It's been an honour to be a Kairos Volunteer

One of our amazing volunteers, Shamima, recently completed her time volunteering with Kairos at our Evening Drop-In during her University studies in Coventry. We asked her about her experience, and here’s what she had to say:

 
Wear It Pink Charity Event

Thank you for Friday 18th October (Wear It Pink, Breast Cancer Now). Everyone was so incredibly generous!

 
Investment Society - WIB, Elections, Socials, and Film Night!

Take a look at what is going to happen in the Investment Society!

 
A new year a new start!
Really good looking and amazing people running the best society ever!

Big things happening this year!

 
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

 
Survey open to all students – closes 15th December!

CUSU and the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations have launched a survey to help the university understand and respond to religion-related hate incidents. The research will help to make campus a safe place for all students.

 
Vacancy: Volunteering and Sustainability Coordinator

We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a Volunteering and Sustainability Coordinator to join our Student Life Team, as part of the team you will help to ensure that all students have access to a wide range of fun, exciting and rewarding volunteer opportunities.

 
Getting home using a taxi or minicab

Whether you are coming home from a night out or getting about the city in the evenings, getting a taxi or a minicab is a sensible choice. To help you stay safe, here are some tips…

 
The Do's & Don'ts of On-Campus Dating

For SHAG Week 2019 the LGBT+ Student Community worked with Gaydar.net - the online-dating specialists for LGBTQ people, to bring you some advice when it comes to dating on-campus! Read on to find out more...

 
#AntiBullyingWeek - The Wellbeing & Mental Health Community!

Find out all that's going on in the Wellbeing & Mental Health Community!

 
Reflections on the BHM Panel Talk

Personal reflections from your VP Education on decolonising curriculum and the black student study experience.

 
Crisp Packet Recycling
Crisp packet recycling box

Your empty crisp packets don't have to go to landfill.

 
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!

 
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!

 
Reps' HE Newsletter November 2019

What went on in the higher education world in November?

 
Black Students Winter Conference Report 2019.

As part of my role as BAME Students Officer, I attended the NUS Black Students Winter Conference. Read on to find out the inspiring messages that came from the conference including black activism, how race affects many sectors of life from sexuality to religion to music .... and importantly, self care tips that I want to share with you!

 
#AttendToAchieve

Earlier this term we asked you what you love about attending your classes, here's what you had to say...

 
CovHack2020 secures £1000 of City of Culture Funding
CovHack logo stickers

The Hackathon Society have secured funding of £1000 after a successful bid to the City of Culture Student Project.

 
Travel as often as you like this Christmas

Protect your pennies and travel with Megabus

 
Become a Equality and Diversity Champion!

Are you passionate about equality and diversity? Want to make real change on campus? Want to be part of something huge? Read on to find out how you can have a real impact on your student community and be a part of this incredible opportunity ...

 
Student Sex Work Q&A with Turnaround West Midlands

As part of SHAG Week 2019, the Equity and Diversity Communities conducted a Q&A with Turnaround West Midlands, who provide support to sex workers in Coventry & Solihull. National Student Money Survey showed around 5% of students turn to sex work to fund their studies and an additional 6% said they would try adult work if they needed emergency cash. Turnaround West Midlands can offer support & advice, read on to find out more ....

 
Strike Action Update

Information about the UCU Strikes

 
CUSU Windband Christmas Concert

Get in the festive mood by coming along to listen to the amazing CUSU Windband in the beautiful setting of the St John the Baptist Church in Coventry City Centre.

 
Sexual Health & Guidance - Check your sensitive bits!

A few tips we want to share with you about self-checking for some of the common forms of cancer.

 
Bioscience Society Berlin Christmas Trip

CGE fully funded trip to Berlin Christmas Markets for Bioscience Society Members. Get membership now to not miss out on this great opportunity !

 
Election Results

Find out the results of the Autumn Elections 2019

 
National Hate Crime Awareness Week 12th – 19th October 2019

To mark National Hate Crime Awareness Week we want to let you know that if you have experienced or witnessed harassment because of your race, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, faith or any other reason you can report it online at www.coventry.ac.uk/harassment

 
Welcome Week Beach Clean

A huge thank you to everyone who attended the Welcome Week Beach Clean. Find out how we got on (and what the most littered item on the planet is)

 
Let's get pronouns right! Wear our pronoun badge!

CUSU are committed to respecting the importance of pronouns! The LGBT+ Student Community alongside the LGBTQ+ Staff Equality Forum have created free staff and student pronoun badges for 2019! Get yours now!

 
iGEM 2020

iGEM is a competition that inspires nearly 6,000 students each year to work in teams to solve real life problems utilising the emerging field of synthetic biology.

 
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.

 
World Cancer Day Bake Sale

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

 
Blank-firing pistol stunt in City Centre

A student accused of causing panic in Coventry city centre by discharging a blank-firing pistol from a flat window has been charged by West Midlands Police.

 
Don’t Be Afraid To Ask For help...

Meet Marzana Your Wellbeing & Mental Health Community Chair! When you meet someone who is passionate about Wellbeing and Mental health, it is hard not to get swept up by their enthusiasm.
This is the case when you first meet Marzana Mehdi, the new Chair of CUSU’s Wellbeing and Mental Health Community.

 
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!

 
Festive Sales!

It's that time of year when everyone likes to bag themselves a bargain during the infamous Festive sales! But have you thought about the dangers that might come with it and how you can keep safe and secure?

 
The Time to Change Employer Pledge
Abbey Ojo (VP Welfare and Community) and John Abell (Chief Executive) with our Time to Change Employ

CUSU is committed to changing the way we all think and act about mental health in the workplace.

 
Why student volunteering matters

Volunteering is a great way to enhance skills and give back to the community. During Student Volunteering Week, students are encouraged to find opportunities that best suit their interests

 
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!

 
Cov Safe Space

Cov Safe Space is about providing a safe space in the heart of the city at busy times of the year! It aimes to support anyone who may need a bit of safety, support or medical attention after a night out.

 
What can you do to support International mental health day?

A throwback into history and as to why this day celebrated is to raise awareness and educate the public to reduce the stigmas (negative attitudes and misconceptions) that surrounds mental illnesses.

 
Are we thinking about volunteering all wrong?

Organisations need to better understand how they provide value to individuals and the broader network, not just meet the needs of a specific program, as we move towards a more decentralised world of doing good, writes Ebony Gaylor from REDxFutures.

 
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.

 
Property Viewing Checklist

Currently on the hunt for next year's accommodation? Have a read of our checklist of what to look out for on your property viewings!

 
Supermarket Food Waste Petition!

Are you sick and tired of seeing the astronomical amount of food that's wasted by supermarkets everyday??? If so, sign Fatima's petition today to help lobby supermarkets to be more green!

 
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.

 
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.

 
Tenancy Agreement Checklist

Have a read of out top tips on what to look out for before signing your tenancy agreement!

 
How do you spend your time between classes?

You probably have gaps between lectures, are you making the most of them?

 
Elections Guidance Autumn 2019

Guidance on how to be involved in the elections and a short breakdown of the rules

 
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!

 
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.

 
Volunteering Case Study - Odion!

"Volunteering Has Given Me Friends For Life"

 
An update on University Brexit preparations
The Alan Berry building

A joint communication from CUSU and the University. Read on for more information about how you may be affected by a deal, no-deal or a delayed brexit.

 
10 Top Tips to Protect Yourself against Identify Fraud
Someone holding a red credit card looking at a computer monitor with an online shopping site

Lots of students do not realize that their identity has been stolen until they receive a bad credit report or notice charges that they didn’t make. Here are 10 top tips to protect yourself against identity fraud.

 
Climate change: Answers to your most asked questions

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

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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!

 
Understanding Your Contract

SUAC’s Housing Guide to Private Renting.

 
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!

 
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.

 
Our Top 5 House Hunting Tips

Over the next year you may start to think about where to live after you move out of halls. The Students' Union Advice Centre team offer their top house-hunting tips.

 
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!

 
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 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.

 
Pass the Popcorn

Where's your nearest Odeon cinema and what are the best films out this autumn/winter? Make the most of your TOTUM discount at the flicks.

 
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!

 
CUSU’s Student Buddy Scheme: embracing new cultures

The pioneering Students’ Union Buddy Project not only welcomes EU and international first-year students to Coventry University, but is a vibrant cross-cultural exchange.

 
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

 
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!

 
A shopping guide to The Burges & Hales Street

All hail! Check out the £2m regeneration project about to reinvigorate one of CV1’s oldest shopping streets. Discover some great hidden independent retailers and historic attractions.

 
How I learnt to love student life

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

 
Post Study Work Visas
Blessed Pepple - President of CUSU

CUSU's response to the latest government announcement.

 
5 Steps To Mental Wellbeing

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