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Coventry University is a diverse and exciting place to work and we share the enthusiasm of our staff and students to be the best at whatever they choose to do. As one of the City’s biggest employers, we offer some impressive benefits for our staff and are committed to delivering the very best opportunities. We have a comprehensive training, personal and professional development programme that provides our employees with the skills to enhance their performance in the workplace and grow in their careers. There are pension schemes, a generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities as well as lifestyle benefits including childcare vouchers, discounted membership to the £4 million sports and recreation centre and schemes such as Cycle to Work and the CU Car Share initiative.

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Coventry University £7million Postgraduate Research Studentship fund


Coventry University is a top-50 placed (Complete University Guide 2019,) globally-connected university with research collaborations across the planet and multinational research staff and postgraduate researchers. We give as high a priority to top quality research as we give to top quality teaching. 92% of our research was rated as ‘world-leading’, ‘internationally excellent’ or ‘recognised internationally’ (REF 2014 – assessed every seven years)

Coventry University has a growing reputation as a successful research university with a strong international profile, investment and expertise in professional development for researchers, and an excellent track record in delivering programmes to develop research capability with international partners. We have committed £250m to research, through investment in our estate, infrastructure and facilities, and programmes and initiatives that support researchers. 

We have a network of 14 multi-disciplinary Research Centres and a Doctoral College and Centre for Research Capability and Development which offers a home and a community to our 700 researchers, working on an expansive portfolio of research across the themes of: Safety and Security, Sustainability and Resilience, Health and Well-being, Intelligent Products and Processes, Creative Cultures and Global Learning, Education and Attainment. 

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