95% of Coventry University graduates gained employment or continued further study after graduation. There is a Careers and Employability Service which helps you to secure work placements and internships, as well as offering advice for cover letters and CVs. There are also “Add+vantage” modules which can be studied alongside your course and are designed to enhance employability.
There is support available for students and recent graduates who would like to start a business or become self-employed through funding, practical advice and business space.
Students voted Coventry 18th in the Job Prospects category at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2017.
“Coventry university focuses on improving transferable skills and your own ability to work under pressure, the university is in close contact to business like Jaguar Land Rover, and prioritises employability in their courses.”
“Many of the modules are directly involved in improving your technical skills and giving you a wide range of abilities. They provide job fairs with major companies so that you can interact with potential employers. There is a large amount of support for placements and postgraduate jobs for the students.”
“I know Coventry uni has different employability and career sections for students and they send us mail on jobs, internships etc.”