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We've submitted our APP Student Submission!

The Access and Participation Plan outlines Coventry University’s commitment to improving the experience of underrepresented students during their student journey, and reducing inequalities. The Student Submission allows us to provide feedback to the Coventry University Group on progress and activities, as well as make further recommendations. Read more to find out what we suggested.

 
International Spotlight; One World Week

Alexandra Nebancea (President of ESN Coventry) chats with fellow student Elodie about her experiences at Coventry University, and how international students can make the most of their experience.

 
Growing a Global Community at Coventry University; One World Week

For our 'Global Community' section of One World Week, we spoke to the International Student Support Team at the university, to hear their thoughts on making new connections, maintaining relationships across the world, and how students can develop a sense of community during this time.

 
Advice & Support For Leaving Lockdown

As lockdown restrictions start to ease, it is completely normal to feel anxious, scared or stressed. The next few months may bring a mixture of emotions, and it's important to take care of your wellbeing during these transitions. Read on to see our top tips for coming out of lockdown safely, and the support services available to you.

 
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

 
Random Acts Of Kindness Day
Explore The Good - make kindness the norm

Random Acts of Kindness Day is a time for everyone to do something good for the benefit of others (and, it turns out, the benefit of ourselves). Everyone could do with a reason to smile at the moment and being kind has been proven to boost mental health and wellbeing in those that carry out kind acts. Find out how you can get involved in a very simple but uplifting campaign.

 
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.

 
Pancake Day - 'what's your flavour' with Favour!
Pancakes on a plate beside flour and eggs

Shrove Tuesday marks the day of feasting before the 40 days of lent begin. It is traditional to eat sweet things on this day before giving them up for lent and nothing is more traditional than the pancake. Read on for recipes and a range of fillings with international influence. And there's options for vegans too!

 
Letter to student accommodation providers
apartment block of blue and yellow apartments

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.

 
Naeema's Online Learning Experience #EngageToAchieve

Students were welcomed to share their online learning experience thus far along with some tips to share with their peers. #EngageToAchieve

 
Quarantine Binge - Part II!
Someone's feet on a table and a TV ahead showing the Netflix loading screen

Godwin Asamoah presents five great online TV shows to binge-watch during the second lockdown - and beyond! Read on to access thought-provoking series that will provide excellent material for social bubble debates, as well as learn how to submit your own TV show reviews for our Instagram Binge Box post series.

 
Lewis' Online Learning Experience

Students are welcomed to submit a blog and/or video sharing their experience learning online together with any tips to share with other students for the #EngageToAchieve Campaign. They will each be entered into a prize draw to win a £50 amazon voucher. We invite you to watch this video submitted by Lewis Goode

 
Lisa's Online Learning Experience

Students are welcomed to submit a blog and/or video sharing their experience learning online together with any tips to share with other students for the #EngageToAchieve Campaign. They will each be entered into a prize draw to win a £50 amazon voucher. We invite you to read this blog submitted by Lisa Maema.

 
Jan's Online Learning Experience #EngageToAchieve

Students are welcomed to submit a blog and/or video sharing their experience learning online together with any tips to share with other students for the #EngageToAchieve Campaign. They will each be entered into a prize draw to win a £50 amazon voucher. We invite you to read this blog submitted by Jan Siara

 
Kinga's Learning Online Experience #EngageToAchieve

Students are welcomed to submit a blog and/or video sharing their experience learning online together with any tips to share with other students for the #EngageToAchieve Campaign. They will each be entered into a prize draw to win a £50 amazon voucher. We invite you to read this blog submitted by Kinga Ambrozkiewicz

 
Amisha's Online Learning Experience #EngageToAchieve

Students are welcomed to submit a blog and/or video sharing their experience learning online together with any tips to share with other students for the #EngageToAchieve Campaign. They will each be entered into a prize draw to win a £50 amazon voucher. We invite you to read this blog submitted by Amisha Amisha

 
A Student Audience With The Coventry University Senior Leadership Team

Your voice was heard!

Last week, Coventry University Students’ Union (CUSU) presented the latest in 'A Student Audience with...' series of events.

If you had a question that you wanted answered directly from the Coventry University Senior Leadership Team, we gave students a chance to have their voice heard by some of the top decision makers.

 
#StayInWorkOut from Sport England

The new Stay In, Work Out initiative from Sport England rounds up dozens of suggestions for keeping fit and healthy while trapped indoors

 
 
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