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Welcome to CUSU

The official start to your University experience brought to you by CUSU, your Students' Union.

Not sure what a Students' Union is? We provide sports and societies, activism and campaigns, advice and representation, events, skills, volunteering and more!

Welcome Week is packed with big nights out, quiet nights in, activities and workshops, offers, opportunities and support for you.

Step one is to log in and create your profile:

Are you from Cov Uni London, CU London, CU Scarborough or Wroclaw? Use those links to head to your Welcome site :)

Welcome Week 2021

Welcome Week is back and bigger than ever!

We've got the only official Freshers Pass, a Welcome Village at the heart of campus with food, drink, entertainment and freebies, a full line-up of virtual events, city tours, speed-friending, crafts, bingo, arcades, movies, live music, karaoke, quizzes, gaming, a full-on Festival and more!

Phew! That's a lot! Let's find the activities for you so you can book your places! We have two ways to help you navigate your way through our Welcome Activity, you can browse through the Welcome Website, or you can try our new 'Build-Your-Own' tool that will match you up with your perfect activities!

Build Your Welcome

Match your interests to the perfect Welcome events for you!

Build Your Welcome

Explore Welcome

Have a browse through everything we have to offer...

Explore Welcome

Welcome Village and Freshers Fairs

Food and drink, freebies and competitions, clubs and societies, online and in-person

The Welcome Village

The heart of Welcome on campus

Sports & Societies

Meet clubs and societies in the Welcome Village, join them online

Freshers Fairs

Discounts, freebies, and competitions! Online and in-person

Welcome Events

From clubnights to coffee mornings; new city and new friends.

Buy your Social Pass now for just £45

Buy the Official Freshers Pass

Your Freshers Pass gets you guaranteed, Q-Jump access to all the official Freshers events.

Upcoming Events

Rep Info Points
20th September 11am - 24th September 2pm
Ground Floor - The Hub
Come visit your Reps in The Hub and find out how CUSU is representing your academic interests.
International Students: Speed Friending
22nd September 6pm - 7pm
Join us for some (virtual!) speed-networking with other international students from Coventry University Campuses. Find out where they’re from, what they'll be studying and what they’re most looking forward to this year.
Online Comedy: "Sounds Like"
22nd September 7pm - 8:30pm
Are you ready to have a giggle? Then this one's for you.
Employability Team Coffee and Meet
23rd September 11am - 1pm
The Courtyard, The Hub
Come along and meet the Employability Team to find out what opportunities we have to offer and how you can get involved!
BSL Cafe
23rd September 2pm - 3pm
The Courtyard, The Hub
The BSL Cafe is back for the new year, and is a great chance for you to learn some sign language skills!
Online PG Welcome
23rd September 4pm - 5pm
Gatheround - Online
Join our Online PG Welcome to find out more about what CUSU offers for PG Students and connect with other PG students from across Coventry University Coventry Campus.
Glenn Wilson - How to Be a Lie Detector
23rd September 7pm - 9pm
Are you intrigued about individual behaviour, can you spot a liar?
The Big Online Celebrity Quiz with Dick and Dom
23rd September 7pm - 8:30pm
Jimmy the Gent invites you to his celebrity quiz and clubnight.
How to Volunteer Online
24th September noon - 1pm
Are you interested in Volunteering Online then this is the workshop for you. It is free to attend and you get lots of tips of how to get involved with volunteering online!
Speed Friending (In-Person!)
24th September 6pm - 9pm
The Courtyard, The Hub
Are you a new Coventry University student? Looking for an international friendship? If answer is yes, then look no further! Join us on Speed Friending event and meet amazing people :)
Digital Yoga Session
24th September 7pm - 8pm
After the fun of Welcome Week come relax with a free, online yoga session suitable for all levels, run by professional Yogi Amanda.
The Big Sports Quiz with Maggie Alphonsi
24th September 7pm - 10pm
Join our sports quiz hosted by Maggie Alphonsi. Talking all things sport.

Support & Wellbeing


We have resources and activities to help you look after your wellbeing and get the most from your University experience, from Welcome through to graduation.

The Welfare Tent

If you're here in-person we have a Welfare Tent outside the Hub during Week One. Find out what it has to offer and how it can support you on campus.

Your Studies

We know it's important to get your studies off to a strong start (as well as having some fun!) find out how we're here to support you academically.

The Advice Service

The Advice Service is here to help you with any housing, accommodation, or money issues you encounter as a student. It's free and confidential.

Getting Started...

Making Friends

Whether you're here in-person or learning online we have loads of ways you can make new friends this Welcome!

Get to know the City

Coventry is a great city - and your new home! - we have tours running throughout Week 1 to help you get your bearings.

Meet your Officers

Not only are we run for students, we're run by students too! Meet the students working for you.


If you're still looking for somewhere to live, we have a list of accommodation providers with rooms available.

CU Coventry Students

From CU Coventry? We have some events just for you! (But everything else here is for you too - you get extra!)

International Students

If you're an international student we have some extra tips and guidance to help you start your student experience

Postgraduate Students

We have events just for postgraduates - research and taught - to meet your officers and network with other postgrads.

And there's more!

CUSU Gaming Discord


From casual gaming to eSports, online and in-person, check out our Welcome Gaming offer!

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Student Extra

We want to save you money! Student Extra costs £5 and lets you join clubs and societies and get exclusive discounts and offers throughout the year.

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