5 tips to staying well in Welcome 2022

Community and Inclusion

GEM Nominations Term 2 2020/2021

Look and see who has received a GEM nomination this term

CUSU 2020 Gender Pay Gap Report

The report attached is placed on our website for applicants to see.

Vacancy: Advice Caseworker

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and committed individual who has a genuine interest in working with and supporting students at Coventry University.

Vacancy: Membership Services Assistant Manager (London Region)

We have an exciting vacancy in our London regional team for a new member as Coventry University and the students' union expand in this region.

Heart-warming volunteering in the heat

Even though the UK is in the grip of a heatwave, our student volunteers did not seek out somewhere cool to go to on Wednesday 13 July, far from it. Instead, twenty seven of them spent several hours working across three city centre British Heart Foundation stores helping out on a taster day event.

Students discover the benefits of volunteering
Students networking at the Coffee and Meet Event

The CUSU volunteering team held their Coffee and Meet networking event on Tuesday 14 June, on what had to be one of the warmest days of the year so far. It was fortunate that the event took place in the spacious and airy surroundings of The Courtyard in The Hub.

Super sorters: enhancing futures, saving lives

The CUSU Volunteers were out in force on 18 May by taking part in one of the Volunteer Taster Days. The days are designed to give students a taste of what volunteering is all about and the event, which was working in collaboration with the British Heart Foundation, was a huge success.

Why join a society?

Societies are a great place to meet new people, network, build skills and make change and give you a memorable experience during your time at university.
Why should you join a society?

Leading a society

Leading a society couldn’t be easier but you don’t need to take our word for it when you could give it a go yourself!

Why should you adopt or start a new society?

Societies development workshops out now!
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Book your society development workshops today.

The Festival of Running is finally here!

On Sunday 31st October 2021, the Festival of Running 2020 is finally hitting the streets of Coventry.

Moving in
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Are you moving into a new property? Read our top-tips to make sure that you know your rights, responsibilities, and how to protect yourself as a tenant.

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!

Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Guidance for Students
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Are you pregnant or planning to get pregnant? Is your partner pregnant or planning to get pregnant? Are you becoming a parent through adoption? Find out what options and support are available to you during your time at Coventry University Group.

12 days of Uni Life....

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

MAKE: Non-alcoholic Mulled Wine

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

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.

CONNECT: New Ways Catch Up Online

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

WATCH: Great Animations from Blender

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

Student "Oyster Card" from TfL
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Get discount on travel all across London if you're a full-time student...

Discover more about Your Rep System
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Learn more about what the Rep System can do for you and how you can get involved!

Safe Nights Out at University

Enjoying a night out can be a really fun part of university life. We're here to help you take steps to ensure your night out is a great one, and most importantly, a safe one.

200 Free Things to do in London

You won’t even have to spend a penny with this roundup of free things to do in London.

Tabletop Society's One-Shot Week: A Week of TTRPGs!

Tabletop Society will be running a full week of one-shots every day from the 27th of September, finishing off with an in-person meetup and games session!

Join a Faith Society

We have a range of societies where you can meet fellow students who share your faith

Meet The Team

It is a brand new term and we are really excited to meet you over the coming year. Why not check out the Skills and Volunteering team below to see how you can get involved!

Finding your community at university

Studying at Coventry University means you have access to vibrant, diverse, multicultural communities. Here, you can get to know the people that make you feel like you belong, and build long lasting connections.

PGR Campaign for Stipend Increase Successful
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An increase in Stipend for PGRs.

Why join a sports club?

Are you an avid sports fan? Or simply want to try something new? Find out why you should join a sports club this year.

Staying Safe in London

We want you to enjoy London safely. Whether you're a first-time visitor, regular traveler or local, here are our top tips.

5 tips to staying well during Welcome

Your Wellbeing & Inclusion team are here with our top tips to remind you to look after you during Welcome 2022.

What it really means to be a rep

Learn what it really means to be a rep and the various roles on offer. There's something for everyone and this article will tell you how you too can get involved in influencing positive change to yours and your coursemates' student experience.

Access libraries across the UK with SCONUL

SCONUL Access is a scheme which allows many university library users to study spaces or books and journals at other libraries which belong to the scheme. Some library users may be able to borrow print books from other libraries too.

Give Phoenix Radio a go!

Read here about Tobi's experience with Phoenix Radio and why you should give it a try!

Tabletop's Main Hangout: Discord!

We've been consistently hanging out in our Discord server almost every single day since March 2020;
You can even join if you're not a member yet just to take a look around!

We are back!

The CU Aviation Society Committee

task Master

Taskmaster is back and we are looking for applicants to be on our second season!

Free things for Students to do

Explore 100 free things for Students to do in London.

Choosing your Add+Vantage module

This week first year students will be invited to choose their Add+Vantage module, which is a compulsory element of your degree. At Your Students' Union, we offer options with experiences to help you stand out from the crowd.

We're back!

The mechanical engineering society is back!

Introducing Jax

Tips and tricks on how to help guide dog Jax do his job around the SU

Introduction to Volunteering

Coventry University and Your Students’ Union have been offering volunteering opportunities in the local community for many years; you could say that it is part of our DNA.

The summer is not yet over - things to do this summer in Coventry on a budget
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Are you still in Coventry or already back for the new academic year? Whatever the weather, the city of Coventry has something for you to do this summer!

Tips to getting around London

Many of you might be new to the city, or might not have had much chance this year to travel around. To give you a head start, here are some of our top tips and things to know when travelling in London.

Your SU's 7 top-tips to get graduate ready

Getting Graduate ready with Your SU Scarborough.

Student Media Booking Guide

The guide on how to book all of our services and all that Student Media can do for you

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...

Scarborough University Accommodation
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Student accommodation is available from £100 for a standard bedroom and £110 for a single ensuite room.

VISIT: London Museums & Galleries

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

Experience September with ResLife!
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Things to do at ResLife student accommodation this Welcome

Why Join a Society?
Why Join a Society

Wondering why you should join a Society? Read for our Top 4 Reasons!

MAKE: Eco-Wrapping

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

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.

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.

Get Your Student Oyster Card

Make sure you're getting discounted travel in London with CUSU's guide to getting your TfL Student Oyster photocard

Student Basics: How to do laundry (all by yourself)

For many new starters moving away from home for the first time often means learning new things... including how to do your laundry!


Meet The Team

Wed 21 Sep 2022 Placements

Vacancy: Advice Caseworker

Thu 15 Sep 2022 Jobs

Choosing your Add+Vantage module

Mon 12 Sep 2022 Placements
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Discover more about Your Rep System

Mon 12 Sep 2022 Your Education: Coventry
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PGR Campaign for Stipend Increase Successful

Tue 06 Sep 2022 Your Education: Coventry

What it really means to be a rep

Fri 02 Sep 2022 Your Education: Coventry

Introduction to Volunteering

Fri 02 Sep 2022 Your Activities
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Experience September with ResLife!

Thu 01 Sep 2022 Your SU

Why join a society?

Thu 01 Sep 2022 Societies: Coventry

Leading a society

Thu 01 Sep 2022 Societies: Coventry

Why join a sports club?

Thu 01 Sep 2022 Sports: Coventry
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Moving in

Tue 30 Aug 2022 Your Advice Service

Top tips for new students

Tue 16 Aug 2022 Your SU
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Societies development workshops out now!

Fri 29 Jul 2022 Societies: Coventry

Heart-warming volunteering in the heat

Wed 13 Jul 2022 Volunteering

Open letter to UKRI Funding Body

Fri 01 Jul 2022 Your SU
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The Dangers of Buy Now, Pay Later Schemes

Fri 17 Jun 2022 Your Advice Service

Post Pals – putting smiles on young faces

Thu 16 Jun 2022 Volunteering

President Zelenskyy Address

Thu 16 Jun 2022 Your SU
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