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What's Going On This Week?
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Here's a breakdown of what opportunities are coming up this week! Make sure you make the most of them, and we look forward to seeing you there!

Teaching Hours and Revision Week?

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Autumn Election Dates Announced!

Each year we elect student leaders to paid and voluntary positions to lead the student body. Check out the dates for the Autumn Elections for your chance to be involved.

Applications for Student Trustee now open!

Applications are now open for our new Student Trustee positions! If you are interested check out the rest of the article for details.

In Conversation With...

Following on from the ‘An Audience with University Senior Leadership’ Q&A event, CUSU is pleased to present a series of ‘In Conversation With…’ events throughout November with Faculty, School and site level figures.

International Buddies Cafe Is Back!

Whether you already are a Buddy or woulld like to become one, join us this Thursday for the next International Buddies Cafe!
As always we will run an event which is all about new cultures, people and fun games. Don't miss out! It's free and anyone can come!

Contents Insurance

Did you know that if you rent private accommodation, you likely won’t have content insurance? This means that you could end up paying a lot of money if your things are lost or stolen.


After a long break without competitive sporting activities, we are proud to announce that BUCS is finally back! We are starting off our first BUCS Wednesday with 22 fixtures in various sports.

Funding of up to £1k available for student projects

The University is funding student-led projects for City of Culture - applications close November 4th!

Do you have a question for the University?

Have you got a question relating to the university that you want the Senior Leadership Team to answer? Submit your question now for An Audience With on 26th October.

Get Involved in Coventry's Festival of Running!

On the 31st October, Coventry's Festival of Running will be taking place, and there are a few ways you can get involved.

Tiles of Hope

Would you like to have your photography included on a tiled mural in the city centre - forever a reminder of hope?

Priory Sports Hall Lack of Availability for Student Activities

If you would like to know more and show your support, please read and sign our Open Letter attached in this article.

Welcome 2021 review – Gabi, Obi and Julia
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Want to hear what some of our Officer team thought of Welcome 2021? Gabi, Obi and Julia breakdown the week and talk you through some of their highlights.

Join the DSQ choir!!

You are all warmly invited to register and enjoy the re-energising and relaxing power of singing!

Multi-Factor Authentication Roll-out

Multi-Factor Authentication is beginning to be rolled out for year 2 and 3 students from 5th October 2021 across the University Group...

TED Talk: Procrastination

As the first set of Autumn deadlines loom, are you a procrastinator?

Coventry’s newest music venue - Drapers’ Hall

Drapers’ Hall, in Bayley Lane is opening this Autumn as a venue for music and music education following a £5m restoration project led by Historic Coventry Trust in partnership with Coventry City Council.

November 2021 Graduations Update:

CUSU President November 2021 Graduation Update

Officer Team Statement on current situation in Afghanistan
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The Sabbatical Officer Team stand with all of our students who are affected by the current situation in Afghanistan.

Sophia signs up to Mentoring Scheme!
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As a new academic year begins in September, why not sign up to be a mentor using Vygo? Sophia Baffoe, a second year International Business Management student, can explain why you should sign up!

International Womens Day, Women In Science

As part of our women in science series, hear from from Lauren Acton (Course Director for Undergraduate Biomedical Science at Coventry University) on why she is proud to be a woman in science!

International Womens Day 2021

It's Womens History Month here at CUSU - Throughout the month we'll be raising awareness of our Women Students campaigns, events & activities as well as celebrating International Womens Day on the 8th March. There is so much for you to get involved with throughout the month, and lots planned for International Womens Day too. Read on to find out more.

Become a Student Mentor
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We have partnered with the software platform Vygo to offer new students a way to connect with current students when they join the university.

Meet Your Full-time Officer Team!
Full-Time Officer Team

The first look at your new full-time Officer Team. Get to know them via an introductory Zoom call hosted by our outgoing president.

CUSU Spotlight - May 2021
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Join us as we reflect on the first month of CUSU Spotlight. Do you want to be featured in our CUSU Spotlight? Details are at the bottom of this article.

Book Your Lateral Flow Test
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As restrictions ease, we must Stay Safe. Book your asymptomatic rapid lateral flow test to help reduce the spread of Covid-19.

I Love My Staff Awards

A Student-Led Staff Award! This is your chance to recognise staff who have made a positive impact on your student experience.

Isabelle's Tips for Studying Online

Isabelle shares tips they have found useful while adjusting to learning online. #EngageToAchieve

Jada's Tips for Online Learning #EngageToAchieve

Jada Thomas shares tips they have found useful while adjusting to learning online. #EngageToAchieve

Are you in your final year?

We are here to help!

This video features services that can help you as a final year student during the last half of your academic year and beyond.

Letter to student accommodation providers
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Your VP for Welfare and Inclusion Abbey Ojo, MP for Coventry South Zarah Sultana and Warwick Students' Union Welfare and Campaigns Officer Izzy Bourne call on accommodation providers to offer students rent waivers and releases. You can read the contents of their letter here.

Adaptability, Endurance and Digital – just a few skills that set pandemic students apart

If you’ve been losing sleep thinking that this pandemic will hold you back – think again.

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