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Welcome Tours of Coventry

Moving somewhere new can be a big experience! Luckily we're here to help you get your bearings, and show you the best places in town for students.

We have two tours running during January Welcome, places are limited so be sure to book your space!

Hidden Gems Tour

From the must-see sights to the best-kept secrets...

On the Hidden Gems tour your officers will show you the best shops and venues, notable landmarks and attractions, and local secrets of your new city.

Sabbs' Game Night
17th January 5pm - 9pm
The Courtyard, The Hub
The CUSU Sabbatical Officers present...Games Night! Come play some classic games along with some modern additions in a relaxed setting! Meet new people over games such as Jenga, Table Tennis, Scrabble and many more
i: Higher Education | l: Coventry University: Coventry | l: CU Coventry | u: Welcome / Freshers | u: Friend-making | u: Officers
Breakfast Reception
18th January 8:30am - 10:30am
CU Scarborough, Ashburn Road, Scarborough, YO11 2JW
Join us for tea, coffee and pastries to kick start your day. Mingle with CU Scarborough staff and students.
l: CU Scarborough | u: Welcome / Freshers
Add+Vantage Welcome Stall
18th January 11am - 4pm
The Hub
The CUSU Employability team will be having a stall as part of the January Welcome fair to tell you about all our Add+Vantage modules and how you can get involved!
l: Coventry University: Coventry | u: Welcome / Freshers | i: Employability
Intro to Students' Union Advice - Faculty of Arts & Humanities
18th January 11am - 3pm
Ground Floor, Ellen Terry Building
Come and meet your Students' Union Advisors and find out how they can help you through your student journey! Ask us your questions relating to money, housing and your academic experience. You might even win a freebie!
e: Taster Sessions | l: Coventry University: Coventry | u: Welcome / Freshers | i: Wellbeing | i: Self-supporting Students
CUSU Officer Tour
18th January 2pm - 3:30pm
Meet at The Courtyard, The Hub
Join your Coventry University Sabbatical Officers on tours of the city. Find the Hidden Gems of Coventry shops and attractions and learn about your new local area.
e: Trips and Tours | l: Coventry University: Coventry | l: CU Coventry | u: Welcome / Freshers
Students' Union Advice Contract Checks
18th January 2pm - 4pm
Online
A free 30 minute contract with a trained SU advisor that could end with you winning a £50 Amazon voucher.
e: Taster Sessions | l: Coventry University: Coventry | l: Coventry University: London | l: CU Coventry | l: CU London | l: CU Scarborough | l: CU Online | u: Welcome / Freshers | i: Wellbeing | x: Homepage | l: CUL Dagenham | l: CUL Greenwich
CUSU Activities Night
18th January 5:30pm - 7:30pm
CU Scarborough, Ashburn Road, Scarborough, YO11 2JW
Bring your families along and join CUSU for an evening of board games, crafting, snacks and a film.
l: CU Scarborough | u: Welcome / Freshers
The Big Quiz Sponsored by Reps
18th January 7pm - 10pm
The Food Court, The Hub
What better way to start a new semester off than with a quiz. Come join us for an evening with food, drink and plenty of laughs.
Book Now!
l: Coventry University: Coventry | l: CU Coventry | u: Welcome / Freshers | i: Academic Reps | e: Gaming
Intro to Students' Union Advice - Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Computing
19th January 11am - 3pm
Ground Floor, EEC Building
Come and meet your Students' Union Advisors and find out how they can help you through your student journey! Ask us your questions relating to money, housing and your academic experience. You might even win a freebie!
e: Taster Sessions | l: Coventry University: Coventry | u: Welcome / Freshers | i: Wellbeing | i: Self-supporting Students
Sport and Societies Fair
19th January 11am - 3pm
The Hub, Coventry
Come along to our Sports and Societies fair to find out about our 46+ sports clubs and over 100 societies. We have societies for your hobby, course or faith and lots of different sports clubs where you can rock up and play or take part competitively.
i: Sport | l: Coventry University: Coventry | u: Welcome / Freshers | i: Societies | i: Student Media | x: Homepage
January Welcome- I Want to Volunteer Taster Session
19th January 11:30am - 3pm
Coventry Foodbank
The I Want to Volunteer Taster Sessions are returning for the Spring Term! This is a great chance for you to volunteer and give something back as well as meeting fellow like-minded students and developing valuable skills!
l: Coventry University: Coventry | u: Welcome / Freshers | i: Employability | i: Volunteering | x: Homepage
New Starter Enrichment
19th January noon - 4pm
CU Scarborough, Ashburn Road, Scarborough, YO11 2JW
New students! Join us for an enrichment session. Meet your officers, take part in team building games and ask CUSU staff any questions you may have!
l: CU Scarborough | u: Welcome / Freshers
Students' Union Advice Contract Checks
20th January 10am - noon
Online
A free 30 minute contract with a trained SU advisor that could end with you winning a £50 Amazon voucher.
e: Taster Sessions | l: Coventry University: Coventry | l: Coventry University: London | l: CU Coventry | l: CU London | l: CU Scarborough | l: CU Online | u: Welcome / Freshers | i: Wellbeing | g: Online Event | l: CUL Dagenham | l: CUL Greenwich
Icebreaker Morning
20th January 10:30am - 12:30pm
CU Scarborough, Ashburn Road, Scarborough, YO11 2JW
Join us for a cross-course Icebreaker session. Get to know students from other departments, make friends and let CUSU know how we can support you for the rest of the academic year!
l: CU Scarborough | u: Welcome / Freshers
CUSU Takeover - Dagenham
20th January 11am - 3pm
Cafe Space, Ground Floor
l: CU London | u: Welcome / Freshers | l: CUL Dagenham
Intro to Students' Union Advice - Faculty of Health & Life Sciences
20th January 11am - 3pm
Ground Floor, Richard Crossman Building
Come and meet your Students' Union Advisors and find out how they can help you through your student journey! Ask us your questions relating to money, housing and your academic experience. You might even win a freebie!
e: Taster Sessions | l: Coventry University: Coventry | u: Welcome / Freshers | i: Wellbeing | i: Self-supporting Students
January Welcome- Employability Coffee and Meet
20th January 11am - 1pm
The Courtyard
The Employability will be returning with their Coffee and Meets as part of January Welcome. This is a great chance to meet the team, have a coffee and find out how we can make you more employable when you graduate
l: Coventry University: Coventry | u: Welcome / Freshers | i: Employability | i: Volunteering | x: Homepage
Icebreaker Afternoon
20th January 2pm - 4pm
CU Scarborough, Ashburn Road, Scarborough, YO11 2JW
Join us for a cross-course Icebreaker session. Get to know students from other departments, make friends and let CUSU know how we can support you for the rest of the academic year!
l: CU Scarborough | u: Welcome / Freshers
PG Network Games Night
20th January 5pm - 8pm
The Courtyard - The Hub
Calling all Postgraduate Students, join us for a fun filled evening of games.
Book Now!
l: Coventry University: Coventry | u: Welcome / Freshers
International Students Fish and Chip Supper
20th January 6pm - 8pm
Scarborough Spa, South Bay, Scarborough YO11 2HD
A fish and chip supper and wander on the beach for our International students.
Book Now!
l: CU Scarborough | u: Welcome / Freshers
Academic Breakfast - Greenwich
21st January 10am - noon
1st Floor kitchen space
l: CU London | u: Welcome / Freshers | l: CUL Greenwich
January Welcome- BSL Cafe
21st January 11am - noon
The Courtyard
Come and join us for the January Welcome edition of the BSL Cafe where you gain learn finger spelling, signing skills and deaf awareness!
l: Coventry University: Coventry | u: Welcome / Freshers | i: Employability | x: Homepage
Students' Union Advice Contract Checks
21st January 11am - 1pm
Online
A free 30 minute contract with a trained SU advisor that could end with you winning a £50 Amazon voucher.
e: Taster Sessions | l: Coventry University: Coventry | l: Coventry University: London | l: CU Coventry | l: CU London | l: CU Scarborough | l: CU Online | u: Welcome / Freshers | i: Wellbeing | g: Online Event | l: CUL Dagenham | l: CUL Greenwich
CUSU Takeover - Greenwich
21st January noon - 3pm
1st Floor kitchen space
l: CU London | u: Welcome / Freshers | l: CUL Greenwich
CUSU Officer Tour
21st January 2pm - 3:30pm
Meet at The Courtyard, The Hub
Join your Coventry University Sabbatical Officers on tours of the city. Find the Hidden Gems of Coventry shops and attractions and learn about your new local area.
e: Trips and Tours | l: Coventry University: Coventry | l: CU Coventry | u: Welcome / Freshers
Paint & Sip - Early Session
21st January 5pm - 7pm
Courtyard Café, The Hub
Calling all creatives to join our Welcome event on 21st of January at the Courtyard Café. Paint, Create, Socialise and Enjoy!
Book Now!
l: Coventry University: Coventry | l: CU Coventry | u: Welcome / Freshers
Paint & Sip - Late Session
21st January 7pm - 9pm
The Hub; Courtyard Café
Calling all creatives to join our Welcome event on 21st of January at the Courtyard Café. Paint, Create, Socialise and Enjoy!
Book Now!
l: Coventry University: Coventry | l: CU Coventry | u: Welcome / Freshers
Speed Friending
24th January noon - 2pm
Student Lounge, University House
Join us in the Student Lounge, University House from .... Our Sabbatical Officers will be running this Speed Friending event to give you the best chance to meet new people at the start of a new year.
Book Now!
l: Coventry University: London | u: Welcome / Freshers
Film Night
24th January 6pm - 9pm
Student Lounge, University House
From 18:00-21:00 join us on the 24th January for a Film Night in the Student Lounge. Sit back, relax and enjoy some FREE refreshments and popcorn on us as whilst watching an amazing movie.
Book Now!
l: Coventry University: London | u: Welcome / Freshers
Academic Breakfast
25th January 10am - 11am
Student Lounge, University House
Come to the Student Lounge for FREE tea, coffees and pastries, a great way to meet other students and academic staff.
l: Coventry University: London | u: Welcome / Freshers
Night Life Tour
25th January 6pm - 9pm
Student Lounge, University House
On the 25th January join us from 18:00 at University House as we venture out for a night time tour of local venues. We'll be showing you the best apps to navigate London whilst exploring a range of exciting venues, completing the tour at Box Park.
Book Now!
l: Coventry University: London | u: Welcome / Freshers
CUSU Takeover
26th January 1pm - 4pm
Come down to the CUSU Welcome (Back) Fair. Join us anytime between 13:00-16:00 on the 26th Jan for a chance to visit our wide range of stalls. You don't want to miss this.
l: Coventry University: London | u: Welcome / Freshers
Gaming Afternoon
28th January 2pm - 5pm
Join us from 14:00-17:00 in the Student Lounge, University House for an afternoon of fun activities. Compete in Table Tennis and Table Football, load up the Xbox or choose from a selection of board games. FREE refreshments will be provided!
l: Coventry University: London | u: Welcome / Freshers
Karaoke Night
28th January 6pm - 8pm
Student Lounge, University House
From 18:00-21:00 come down to the Student Lounge and enjoy an evening of Karaoke. A chance to sing your heart out and enjoy some FREE food and refreshments on us.
Book Now!
l: Coventry University: London | u: Welcome / Freshers
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