Founded by entrepreneurs and industrialists as the Coventry School of Design in 1843, and in 2018 celebrated 175 years, Coventry University is a dynamic and outward-looking institution with a tradition of teaching excellence, impactful research and bold international partnerships. The university has established a robust reputation for pushing the boundaries of higher education regionally, nationally and across the world.
Through Coventry’s worldwide network of collaborators in academia and industry, the 50,000 learners studying its degrees in different countries enjoy access to global opportunities which ensure their employment prospects are enhanced.
In recent years Coventry’s student satisfaction levels and teaching quality have been rated amongst the best in the UK, which has contributed to impressive rises in every major university league table and a gold rating in the UK government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
Coventry ranks 15 th in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2020. It also earned the title ‘University of the Year for Student Experience’ in the 2019 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide; the guide describes it as “one of the most innovative modern universities, bold with its vision of what the 21 st century student experience should be”.
- Ranked No.26 UK University
Guardian University Guide 2021
- Top 15 UK university 5 years running
Guardian University Guide 2016-2020
- 5 QS Stars Rated for Excellence
QS Stars University Ratings 2021
- Highest ranking modern university in England 2013-2019
Guardian University Guide
- Gold for outstanding teaching and learning
Framework (TEF) 2017
*accolades and statistics above relate to Coventry University courses and the campus in the UK