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This Is Me campaign

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

 
Reps' Monthly Higher Education Update - January 2021

Our monthly update for our Reps on what’s going on in the Higher Education sector returns!?In this edition, we look at some of the biggest developments of 2020 and what’s happening now.

 
Reps' Bulletin 10-04-2020

What have Reps done this week, and what's on the agenda next week?

 
Reps' Bulletin 03-04-2020

What have Reps done this week, and what's on the agenda next week?

 
Reps' HE Newsletter February 2020

What happened in the higher education sector in February 2020?

 
What have EEC Reps done for you so far this term?

What have Reps done for EEC students this term? Read on to find out about the work your Reps do for you...

 
Reps' HE Newsletter October 2019

Find out what has been going in universities this month!

 
Reps' HE Newsletter June 2019

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

 
Max Meets Euan for LGBT+ History Month

Welfare and Inclusion Rep, Max Shenton chats to Euan Tiernan, Rugby League President, and Coventry University Sport Scholar about the impact of COVID-19 on the LGBTQ+ community, and LGBTQ+ inclusion in sport. Read on to see what they discovered...

 
'Active Through Football' Consultation Underway

The London Borough of Barking & Dagenham has been shortlisted to apply to the Football Foundation for ‘Active Through Football’ funding to support the increasing of physical activity in people aged 16+, and a consultation is underway to gather ideas.
As students in the local area, your feedback is vital to this consultation.

 
Covid Hardship Fund – Essentials of your application

Find out where to go to find the information that will make your Covid Hardship Fund application quick and easy.

 
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.

 
Volunteer with Royal Trinity Hospice

Volunteering opportunity: At Royal Trinity Hospice, they believe every moment matters. They go above and beyond to help our patients and their families make the most of every moment they have left.

 
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!

 
Additional Support Available from the OfS COVID-19 Hardship Fund

If you are a student facing additional financial challenges because of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may now be eligible for up to £2,500 additional financial support from the OfS COVID Hardship fund. This can help cover unexpected costs you can’t afford, or to cover the lack of income or financial support you were expecting. Find out more about the fund, and how to apply today!

 
Meet your 2019/20 Student Representatives!

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

 
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.

 
Volunteer for City of Culture!

Coventry needs you! Grab this once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of Coventry City of Culture 2021

 
Media and Performing Arts Societies are Still Active!

Dance, Music and Theatre Societies are Still Active!

 
Share My Language Launch

University students from across the West Midlands will be joining up online for the launch of a new initiative as part of the MiFriendly Cities project.

 
Festival of Running Update - January 2021

Over the last few weeks, we have been carefully watching the direction of the pandemic and the likelihood of an easing of restrictions to enable the Festival of Running to proceed on March 21st.

 
PLAY: Christmas Blob Opera

Blob Opera is a machine learning experiment by David Li in collaboration with Google Arts and Culture.
This experiment pays tribute to and explores the original musical instrument: the voice. Play four opera voices in real time. No singing skills required!

 
Christmas cheer for children – thanks to YOU!

A big thank you to all of you who responded to our Christmas Shoebox Appeal, 2020.

 
COVID-19 Update - Run, Donate, Refund
COVID-19 UPDATE Run, Donate, Refund

From the moment that lockdown began to ease the FoR Coventry team has been working extremely hard to provide you a safe and COVID-19 secure event that meets or exceeds government and governing body guidance.

 
Online teaching & learning - Talking with staff and students

The Covid19 pandemic forced Higher Educational Institutions to quickly transfer their style from the traditional method of teaching/learning to an online approach.

To explore the main impacts of this sudden change, a group of students (postgraduate and undergraduate) and academics (from Britain, Brazil and Jordan) share their experiences on the current online learning.

 
12 days of Uni Life....

Elizabeth Mullenger suggests the 12 days of Uni life inspired by her experiences so far....

 
Facebook offers to pay for your voice recording

'Pronunciations', part of Facebook's market research app, aims to improve Facebook's speech recognition

 
Talk it Like a Man | LGBT+ History Month Special, Pt 2 | Destigmatizing and a little bit of therapy

Join students Hristo Kirov, Josh McFadden and special guest Donato Napoletano as they talk about men's mental health issues, and Donato's experience of coming out to friends and family, as well as LGBT+ inclusion on campus (Sam is away again this week on some well earned holiday!)

 
Society Elections are NOW OPEN

It's that time of year when our societies run elections to find their committee for the next academic year. Read on to learn more.

 
MAKE: Non-alcoholic Mulled Wine

Get into the Christmas spirit with this festive recipe...

 
Talk it Like a Man | LGBT+ History Month Special pt 1

Join students Hristo Kirov, Josh McFadden and special guest Donato Napoletano as they talk about men's mental health issues, and Donato's experience of coming out to friends and family, as well as LGBT+ inclusion on campus (Sam is away this week on some well earned holiday!)

 
MAKE: Origami Christmas Trees and more...

There’s nothing to dislike about making an adorable paper Christmas tree: no fuss, no mess and no money to spend.

 
Women in Design Society are back!

After being dormant for the best part of 2 years, we're really excited to announce that the Women in Design society are now back up and running!

 
Students warned about the dangers of ‘ghost broking’ ahead of National Student Money Week

The City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) is relaunching its #SteerClearofFraud campaign to raise awareness of insurance fraud amongst students as universities across the UK take part in National Student Money Week.

 
Claudia's Creative Answer To Connecting Generations

One of the things that has arisen during the course of the pandemic, is the need to keep connections going. None more so than the connections between the generations; children not physically being able to be with their grandparents is one such connection that has been lost.

 
CONNECT: New Ways Catch Up Online

Here are some fun ways to keep in touch with your mates in lockdown (and no, you won't need to log into Zoom)

 
No Detriment & Fee Refund Letter Circulated For Students To Sign

Students can sign the letter should they wish to support it

 
CUSU's Latest Wins For Students

Find out what your Officers and Academic Course Reps have been doing to resolve your feedback and improve your student experience.

 
Join the Politics Society and test your knowledge!

Our Politics society is back to bring you the opportunity to get to know more about what the society does and test your knowledge in an exciting pub quiz event!

 
Academic Wellbeing: Understanding your results

Whether you are celebrating or looking for further information on what your exam and assessment results mean, we want to help you! Results and feedback can sometimes be confusing and not always the easiest to interpret. Here is some information to help!

 
WATCH: Great Animations from Blender

A collection of free short animation movies that have each collected millions of views...

 
 
Talk it Like a Man | Episode 4 | Reflections moving forward

In this episode:
The hosts are one step ahead, but also now a week behind. Filmed just before the winter break, they look at resolutions and loss.

 
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

 
Covid Vaccine Communications

The vaccine is being rolled out which is great news and the deaf community are asking how they will be informed of the distribution

 
Is the CV dying?

How your CV is looking is changing and the digital CV such as a video is becoming more and more popular with recruiters

 
A Conversation with Claude Littner
Claude Littner

One of the largest (if not the largest) events of this year.

It is with great pleasure we invite you to join us on Thursday 11th March at 6pm for an exclusive event with guest speaker business mogul Claude Littner.

Register here: https://www.eventsforce.net/claude

Please note the event is only open to Coventry University Investment Society members and places are limited so book now to save disappointment.

 
Coventry Executive votes to support no detriment and tuition fee refunds

Coventry Executive votes to support Education Forum motion for open letter

 
Coventry Phoenix Dance 56 Mile Challenge!

Coventry Phoenix Dance will be swapping the Pointes for Trainers as they look to raise money for Cancer Research UK this month

 
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.

 
Valuing Firms in Current Times - by Aswath Damodaran

We are glad to be joined with renowned professor of corporate finance and valuation - Aswath Damodaran.

On the 9th March at 6:30pm, we’ll be discussing the topic on valuing firms in current times, highlighting key figures to look out for.

Join us on zoom on 9th March at 6:30pm GMT

Register here using this link: https://coventry-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpduisqTkjHNFJS6RZeCedT37_DNFnoqJ6

 
Education Forum Vote On No Detriment Policy & Tuition Fee Refunds

Education Forum votes for further lobbying of the university.

 
LGBT+ History Month 2021 Is Here!

February is LGBT+ History Month in the UK, a month long celebration of LGBT+ history and rights. At CUSU, we’re committed to ensuring that we continue to fight against inequality and injustice, and support our LGBTQ+ student community. Find out what we're up to, and how you can get involved ...

 
Lisa's Hero Arm Appeal

Hello! I am Lisa and I am crowdfunding for a Hero Arm and I really hope that you can support me with my campaign.

 
Talk it Like a Man | Episode 3 | Xmas Special

The boys are getting into the festive season - talking all things traditional and how to look after yourself this winter period!

 
Wearing a Face Covering on Campus ...

We want to ensure that all staff & students feel comfortable on campus during this time... It’s important to remember that there are circumstances where people may not be able to wear a face covering and are face mask exempt. Read on to see our guidance on face coverings, and how we're helping to raise awareness of exemptions with our 'Face Covering Exempt' badges for students, to ensure a safe, and kind campus for everyone.

 
Socials in March 2021!

THE MUSIC RELATED GAME NIGHTS ARE BACK!!!
Check out what we have planned for March 2021!

 
Guy Spier - CEO of Aquamarine Fund
Event with Guy Spier

Join us on the 22nd of March at 6pm where we will have an event with the CEO of Aquamarine Fund and author of a popular book among value investors "The Education of Value Investor" - Guy Spier

 
Election Role Diagram

Find out which roles you are eligible to run for using our diagram!

 
Vacancy: UK City of Culture' City Host Training Manager

Coventry is a diverse, modern city which is re-imagining the role culture can play in bringing people together. Coventry is a city of welcome, a city of activists and pioneers, a city of peace and reconciliation, a city of innovation and invention, a City of Culture. This is your opportunity to be part of telling the story of the city that moves.

 
CUSU’s Here To Represent You!

Find out more about your Reps

 
How Are Reps Representing You?

Find out the results of our latest feedback form

 
JINGLE COMPETITION

Want to have a go at writing a jingle? Women's Engineering Society have asked us to compose a new jingle to use in their podcasts!

 
2021 Committee Elections

2021 Committee Elections are finally here. We’re looking for students to take over the following roles for the next academic year.

 
Elections Guidance Spring 2020

Some guidance on the rules and regulation of the CUSU Spring Elections 2021. Nominations open on Monday 8th of February.

 
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.

 
Wellbeing Wednesday - Academic Wellbeing Support #WinterWithCUSU

Bringing you the wellbeing support which is available across the Coventry University Group

 
Wellbeing Wednesday - Academic Support #WinterWithCUSU

Bringing you the academic support which is available across the Coventry University Group

 
Talk it Like a Man | Episode 1 | Men's Mental Health Podcast

*Article written by Ali Bushnell*

Join Vice President for Sports & Wellbeing, Sam Ajoku and students Hristo Kirov and Josh McFadden as they talk about men's mental health issues.

In this episode:
Come get to know the hosts as they talk through some of the stigmas attached to talking about mental health, discuss some of their own experiences with phrases and language, as well as the effects of social media and up-bringing on wellbeing.

 
How LGBTQ+ Inclusive is your University? Take part in our survey! CLOSES SOON
How LGBTQ inclusive is your university? banner

Tell us about your experiences and perceptions of LGBTQ+ inclusion at uni! We are looking for Coventry University and CU Coventry Undergraduate students of all genders and sexualities over the age of 18 who have completed at least one year of study to tell us anonymously about their experiences. Find out more and take part in our research survey!

 
Digital Learning Experience Survey Response

Find out how CUSU are working with the university to resolve your feedback

 
Fatma Aboubakar Your CU Coventry Activities Officer

Meet Fatma Aboubakar your CU Coventry Activities Officer

 
SP-OT'ed Suicide Prevention, a talk by the charity PAPYRUS (Prevention of Young Suicide)

SP-OT'ed, a talk on suicide prevention is an interesting and informative session that will be run by the charity PAPYRUS (Prevention of Young Suicide) on the 19th February from 6pm until 7:30pm.

 
Leadership Award Applications are Open for Semester 2!

The Leadership Awards are back for semester 2! This is your chance to be recognised for your extra cirricular activities and to help you become more employable once you graduate.

 
Employability Long Read- Assessment Centre

Assessment Centres 
In order to assess suitability for certain roles organisations use assessment centres. Assessment centres are a series of exercises used by employers to test skills that can not be easily identified in an interview alone. They can be half or full days and will have a series of different activities contained with in. Due to the time and resource they take, you will only be invited after the initial shortlisting process so to get to this stage means you are a serious contender

 
Part-time Officer Roles 2021
Elections

The Spring Elections are on the horizon and we are looking for our next student leaders. This article contains descriptions of all the part time roles that will be on offer in the Spring Election window!

 
PLAY: Lady Blackbird

Lady Blackbird Is An Adventure Module For 2-6 People. It Contains A Starting Situation, Setting, Pregen Characters, And Quick-Play Rules Perfect For A No-Prep Game Of 1-3 Sessions Or More.

 
MAKE: The Best Hot Chocolate

Four different ways to make the World's best hot chocolate ever (probably)

 
LISTEN: Pitches for Cheesy Christmas Movies!

One hour to come up with as many movie pitches as possible. (NSFW)

 
WATCH: Christmas Magic

Best Zach King Magic Tricks Merry Christmas Ever

 
WATCH: 10 seconds of Christmas Joy!

Take less than ten seconds to put a smile on your face this Christmas

 
LISTEN: The Real Story of Frozen

It's the original story of the Snow Queen. The original, though, is incredibly different, and contains much more violence, kidnapping, and weirdness than the adaptation.

 
LISTEN: The real story of St Nicholas

The story behind the transition from Saint Nicholas to Santa Claus is one that includes murder, priest-punching, and ominous, demonic-looking companions.

 
LISTEN: Vikings, Zombies & Christmas

The story of a few violent, zombie-filled Christmases from Norse legend.

 
MAKE: Best Brownie Recipie...ever?

Food guru Lorraine Pascale offers up her superb recipie for Oreo Brownies - delicious!

 
MAKE: Christmas Cocktails

Make some festive cocktails at home this Christmas

 
WATCH: Lockdown Alpine Adventures

See if you can recreate this alpine adventure at home!

 
We have gone free!

The physio society has decided to go free for the 2020-21 academic year because of coronavirus so make sure you sign up!

 
HARMONIES FROM HOME

Get involved and make some music with us from the safety of your home!

 
NHS | Your Free Mind Plan

By answering 5 simple, multiple-choice questions you can get a better understanding and a free plan on dealing with your stresses.

 
Nominate your lecturer!

With International Women's Day (March 8th) also falling on the first day of Green Week (March 8th - 14th), we are using the opportunity to highlight academics who are championing sustainability in their course teaching!

 
BRIT2021: Walk and Talk Wednesday - Episode 4!

Walk and Talk Wednesday Episode 4 live on Sport Coventry's Youtube channel.

 
WhatNext? Coventry Elections

Are you ready to contribute to the world and make a change? Then this is the society for you! We are encouraging you to take on a role and be part of the committee for WhatNext? Coventry Society 2021/22!

 
We are back!

The CU Aviation Society Committee

 
Money Tips & Advice

Are you budgeting, do you know how to deal with debt, are you informed about credit cards and overdrafts, know about your student finance?

 
2021 National Student Housing Survey

We all know what a huge role housing can play when it comes to your university experience! Learn how you can voice your opinions in the 2021 National Student Housing Survey.

 
Join our Faith Sub-Committee

Be a part of organising campaigns and support faith students on campus!

 
Welcome Back to Semester 2!!!

A quick welcome back message to all our new and existing members about our semester 2 plans!!

 
Physio boys take Movember

Our physio boys have decided to take on the challenge of Movember by shaving all of their facial hair off (or lack of it)!

 
Parasoc 20/21 Committee

Meet the Parasoc 20/21 Committee!

 
Don't Drink & Drown!

As much as it’s good to make the most of University life, it’s still important to keep safe while doing that. Learn more about the 'Don't Drink & Drown' campaign and how it can help save lives.

 
Introducing Your VP for Education
Obinna Okereke

Time to meet Obinna Okereke, the Vice President for Education at CUSU and International Relations student!

 
ESN Coventry is recruiting for 2021-2022 committee!

Election time is finally here! We are looking for dedicated, proactive people to join our team for the 2021/2022 academic year!

 
University's Response to Our Article

Here is Guy Daly's response to our article: Opinion: A Response To "An Audience With University Leadership"

We hope you are staying safe and thank you for your collaboration

 
#CUBRIT2021 Challenge celebrates first target achievement

Coventry University and Sport Coventry's 'BRIT2021 Challenge' reaches first milestone in its 8week challenge!

 
I’ve been able to enhance my leadership skills in so many ways through volunteering

Catherine is studying BA Sociology at Coventry University and is spending her third year as a Volunteer Mentor with City Year UK in a local Coventry secondary school, allowing her to put what she has learned so far into practice. She tells us what it was like finding a role during the pandemic, and what she has gained from working in a school during such an uncertain time.

 
Home study tips during lockdown

With the move back to online learning Jesse, one of the CUSU Sustainability Champions, is here to offer some tips to help you better cope and make the most of the experience.

 
National Student Money Week | Free E-book!

Just when you think you’ve got everything figured
out, the world takes an unexpected turn. In light of
recent events, the future might seem less certain
than ever... but the future has always been
uncertain. It’s unexplored territory. No one can give
you a map, because no one’s ever been there.

 
CUSU Housing Q and A – National Lockdown 3.0

You may have heard that some students across the UK are planning to take part in a rent strike over the lockdown period. It is a stressful and challenging time so we want to ensure that you are fully aware of your rights as a student and any potential repercussions of taking part in a rent strike so you can make an informed decision on whether or not to participate.

 
Meet your Activities Rep for the School of Strategy and Leadership

Fadhila your Activities Rep for the School of Strategy and Leadership wants to introduce herself!

 
Mental Health & Wellbeing Support Resources

Click here to find web links to activities and resources to help out with your Mental Health & Wellbeing

 
Academic Wellbeing Support Resources

Click here to find web links to activities and resources to help out with your Academic Wellbeing

 
Lettuce Lettings sponsor Coventry University Equestrian

We are pleased to announce that Lettuce Lettings have sponsored Coventry University Equestrian for a second year running. Lettuce Lettings have been such a vital part of CUE and we are excited to be working with them again.

 
Student Action for Refugees (STAR) Get Involved!

Get involved and make a difference Student Action for Refugees (STAR) Society this year and find out more about what we do and what we stand for.

 
Be the change

Welcome/welcome back to Coventry University from the WhatNext? Coventry team. If you are passionate about making a change in society and tackling social, racial and educational inequalities faced by young BAME and otherwise under-represented youths then check us out!

 
WELCOME AND MEET THE COMMITTEE!

Welcome to Windband and find out a little bit more about who is on the Windband committee this year!

 
Rina Ndebe your CU Coventry Campus Officer
Rina Ndebe

Get to know more about your CU Coventry Campus Officer for the 2020/21 academic year

 
Welcome from your Postgraduate Students Officer
A portrait picture of Nana Akoto-Bamfo, the Postgraduate Students Officer for the 2020-2021 academic

Nana Akoto-Bamfo extends a welcome to incoming postgraduate students of Coventry University.

 
 
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.

 
PLAY: Discworld MUD

Go old school and play this addictive multi-player text based game based on the famous Terry Pratchett books "Discworld". You're just in time too as it's the start of Hogswatch the most festive time of year...

 
Academic Wellbeing - Supporting you through your assessments!

Your wellbeing and mental health is heavily influenced by your academic success. Make sure you are prepared for upcoming examination and deadline period with our academic wellbeing activities and resources; from revision resources to workshops - let's help get you ready.

 
Is volunteering the secret to being ‘unapologetically happy’?

Happiness seems to be what everyone’s end goal in life is, but one thing we fail to realise is that happiness is a journey and there may be a secret to it.

 
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!

 
Volunteering as a Student Warden

With Student Volunteering Week soon approaching (February 8th - 14th), Hafeezah is here to tell you about what volunteering as a Student Warden is like!

 
VISIT: London Museums & Galleries

London's national museums are all free to enter. Here's what you need to know

 
Sustainability & Covid-19

Alexandra is here to tell you about some sustainable choices you can make during the pandemic.

 
Is Volunteering The Secret To Being ‘Unapologetically Happy’?

Happiness seems to be what everyone’s end goal in life is, but one thing we fail to realise is that happiness is a journey and there may be a secret to it.

 
MAKE: Eco-Wrapping

Save the planet whilst making your Christmas gifts look stunning with these 10 eco-friendly gift wrapping ideas...

 
Top tips on how to care for your mental wellbeing

Public Health and Community Studies student Elizabeth Mullenger reflects on why caring for our mental wellbeing is so important, and shares her top 5 tips for coping during this tricky time.

 
Sustainability Week: Meat Free Monday

Did you know this week is Sustainability Week? Our CUSU Sustainability Champions will be highlighting the simple steps we can all take to live more sustainable lifestyles with a range of challenges, live streams, quizzes and more! Today Jesse is kicking off the week and he will be telling us more about the Meat Free Monday challenge!

 
Preparing for an Event Management career through volunteering

In the run up to Student Volunteering Week, final year Event Management student Beth Allcock tells us what she got up to, and what skills she learnt from her previous volunteering experience!

 
Meet the Student Wardens!

We know that starting at university can be challenging, especially when moving to a city you are unfamiliar with. Find out what Student Wardens do to support you on your journey!

 
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.

 
LIVE: Laplands Northern Lights

Can you catch a glimpse of the northern lights from Santa's home Lapland?

 
Volunteering – why it’s important

Coventry University and the Students’ Union have been volunteering in the local community for many years, and has hundreds of opportunities for you to get involved in. At the moment, these are mostly online because of the pandemic.

 
2019/20 Sustainability Skills Report

We are excited to share that SOS UK have now published the results from last year's Sustainability Skills Report! The feedback from students all across the Country goes to show how strongly students feel about sustainability.

 
THE PROTECTION SERVICE UNCOVERED

unCOVered caught up with the University Protection Service to find out more about the work that they do on campus.

 
Graduating and securing a dream job during a global pandemic

The final year of university is always ‘taught’, so, while making the most of your student life, you have to study and apply for graduate jobs at the same time. That was me earlier this year. I was finishing my dissertation, had bought tickets to the Summer Ball, and had several interviews and assessment centres booked.

 
Virtual Volunteering - Overcoming the challenges of the pandemic

The effect that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the University and its activities has been far-reaching and we have all had to get used to a new way of working, learning and volunteering!

 
Ready to get inside a thief's mind?

Hi :), my name is Alessia Vetrò and I’m one of the CUSU Student Wardens. I’m here today to share some of the things I’ve learned with you all so keep reading to find out more …

 
Full Time Officer Roles

The Spring Elections are on the horizon and we are looking for our next student leaders. This article contains descriptions of all the full time roles that will be on offer in the Spring Election window!

 
MAKE: Die Hard Decorations

Is it a Christmas Movie? Of course it is! Now make your very own Die Hard Christmas Decorations...

 
Dinosaur Dexter helping with childrens’ mental health

When Lucy Pearce started working on a project for her Fine Art and Illustration degree at Coventry University, she didn’t think that this would lead to becoming a published author a few months later!

 
Keeping Safe at Night

Protect yourself against danger and end your night right with our safety tips, designed to shield you from possible situations of vulnerability.

 
Green Impact Award!
Green Impact Students' Unions Good Award logo

We are so excited to share that we have been awarded a Good Green Impact Award!

 
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

 
Sustainable Fruit & Veg

Not only do fruits and veggies make for tasty treats, but they're also packed with nutrients! That's why we've got some handy ways for you to sustainably get in your 5-A-Day!

 
Food Sustainability

Food sustainability is not often at the forefront of a university student’s mind - especially when healthy eating is involved. Hopefully, these quick and easy tips can help you pick more sustainable healthy food choices!

 
Moodzones - Audio Guides To Boost Your Mood!

On this page you'll find a series of mental wellbeing podcasts or audio guides you can listen to in your own time, in private, to help you through times when your mood is low or you're feeling anxious.

Each audio guide gives you simple, commonsense advice on what you can do to boost your mood. You can try the mood self-assessment quiz to help you decide which audio guides could help you the most.

 
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

 
Free LGBT+ Films & Content curated by Leeds Queer Film Festival

Leeds Queer Film Festival are curating a programme of LGBT+ fiction and non-fiction movies for all to enjoy.

 
 

Talk it Like a Man | LGBT+ History Month Special, Pt 2 | Destigmatizing and a little bit of therapy

Join students Hristo Kirov, Josh McFadden and special guest Donato Napoletano as they talk about men's mental health issues, and Donato's experience of coming out to friends and family, as well as LGBT+ inclusion on campus (Sam is away again this week on some well earned holiday!)

Thu 25 Feb 2021

Max Meets Euan for LGBT+ History Month

Welfare and Inclusion Rep, Max Shenton chats to Euan Tiernan, Rugby League President, and Coventry University Sport Scholar about the impact of COVID-19 on the LGBTQ+ community, and LGBTQ+ inclusion in sport. Read on to see what they discovered...

Thu 25 Feb 2021

'Active Through Football' Consultation Underway

The London Borough of Barking & Dagenham has been shortlisted to apply to the Football Foundation for ‘Active Through Football’ funding to support the increasing of physical activity in people aged 16+, and a consultation is underway to gather ideas.
As students in the local area, your feedback is vital to this consultation.

Thu 25 Feb 2021

Covid Vaccine Communications

The vaccine is being rolled out which is great news and the deaf community are asking how they will be informed of the distribution

Wed 24 Feb 2021

Is the CV dying?

How your CV is looking is changing and the digital CV such as a video is becoming more and more popular with recruiters

Wed 24 Feb 2021

Nominate your lecturer!

With International Women's Day (March 8th) also falling on the first day of Green Week (March 8th - 14th), we are using the opportunity to highlight academics who are championing sustainability in their course teaching!

Wed 24 Feb 2021
Claude Littner

A Conversation with Claude Littner

One of the largest (if not the largest) events of this year.

It is with great pleasure we invite you to join us on Thursday 11th March at 6pm for an exclusive event with guest speaker business mogul Claude Littner.

Register here: https://www.eventsforce.net/claude

Please note the event is only open to Coventry University Investment Society members and places are limited so book now to save disappointment.

Tue 23 Feb 2021

Valuing Firms in Current Times - by Aswath Damodaran

We are glad to be joined with renowned professor of corporate finance and valuation - Aswath Damodaran.

On the 9th March at 6:30pm, we’ll be discussing the topic on valuing firms in current times, highlighting key figures to look out for.

Join us on zoom on 9th March at 6:30pm GMT

Register here using this link: https://coventry-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpduisqTkjHNFJS6RZeCedT37_DNFnoqJ6

Tue 23 Feb 2021

Covid Hardship Fund – Essentials of your application

Find out where to go to find the information that will make your Covid Hardship Fund application quick and easy.

Tue 23 Feb 2021

University's Response to Our Article

Here is Guy Daly's response to our article: Opinion: A Response To "An Audience With University Leadership"

We hope you are staying safe and thank you for your collaboration

Thu 18 Feb 2021