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CU London opened in 2017, and it is part of the TEF Gold rated Coventry University Group. All courses are accredited by Coventry University and have a vocational focus, providing students with skills highly desired by employers. Courses are delivered in a flexible way, meaning students can easily fit study around other important aspects of their lives.
Degree courses taught include:
Foundation Year courses taught include:
CU London’s Grade II listed campus, located in East London, underwent a £4.5m renovation so that it provides an excellent learning experience. The building features a library with essential and recommended reading, fully equipped open access IT suites as well as extensive social spaces.
All courses are taught in vocational subject areas and are focused on equipping students with skills for the job market. If you leave before completing your three-year degree programme, you may still get a qualification. After one year of study you’d get an HNC, after two years you’d get an HND, and then after three full years of study you’ll receive your degree.
CU London has a Careers Zone on campus to help students with their employability and to develop relevant skills. The team there offers a range of support including advice on writing CVs and cover letters and preparing for interviews. Work placements, volunteering and mentoring schemes are also offered and arranged for students’ benefit.
Courses are career-focused, providing students with the theoretical and practical skills needed in the workplace. This includes transferable skills such as problem-solving and communication skills.
Courses are taught one module at a time, each one lasting six weeks. There aren’t any end of year exams; instead students are assessed within each module.
Each class has 50 students or fewer, to ensure students get the attention and support they need during their studies.
The Students’ Union, CUSU, is there to offer free advice on any issues affecting students - including housing, financial and employment issues - and to represent their views. They also organise plenty of social events and activities in the city for students to take part in.
Whether you’re new to the city or just looking to fly the nest, CU London has accommodation to meet your needs.
Scape – Mile End
Scape Mile End offers studio apartments that come equipped with their own kitchenette, bathroom, bed, and study area. There’s a choice of Standard, Medium and Large studios and students can also choose studios in quieter areas of the building and on floors with great London views.
The building includes a communal study area, onsite gym and laundry, and a games room, lounge and outside courtyard area where students can socialise.
Scape – Mile End Canalside
At Mile End Canalside students can rent en-suite bedrooms with shared kitchen/lounge area or self-contained studios with private kitchenette and bathroom in a number of sizes and with a number of customisation options. The building includes an onsite gym and cinema and communal study and socialising spaces.
Both Mile End and Mile End Canalside are based in East London, close to the buzzing areas of Shoreditch, Hoxton and Brick Lane with its eclectic mix of fashion, art and nightlife offerings.
At Stratford ONE, students can rent en-suite bedrooms, with shared kitchen and living areas or self-contained studios with their own bathroom and kitchen facilities. Rents start from £215 per week on 51-week tenancies. All utility bills, including Wi-Fi and contents insurance are included in the rent.
The building includes a laundry room, cinema room, bike storage, and indoor and outdoor social spaces and an onsite service team and maintenance support.
Stratford ONE is located within the beautiful Olympic Park in East London, close to the popular Westfield Shopping Centre. CU London’s campus is located just a few stops away on the District tube line.
CU London’s campus provides a high-quality learning experience that helps students grow their academic and professional lives. Because of this, students can expect modern facilities with supportive staff.
Currently the services include:
• comprehensive Library & Learning services area
• fully equipped, open access IT suites
• classrooms with interactive teaching capabilities
• engineering and science labs
The campus also features a lounge area and a student café, for a break from intensive study sessions. Here students can relax, socialise and discuss ideas over great food and drink.
The capital is such an amazing and diverse city; students can seek out what they enjoy and build life around it.
For city life, London is the right place. The nightlife alone is world-renowned, with a mix of nightclubs, cool bars, quirky hangouts and homely pubs. But don’t forget about student discounts which can get you savings of up to 50% off at some venues.
Staying fit both physically and mentally is a key part of modern-day life. London is full of fitness options, from paid gyms to free fitness clubs. Options are so plentiful, students will have no problem incorporating fitness into their lifestyle.
London is so full of culture, it’s almost overflowing. Being a student living in London means the chance to soak up all the city has to offer, from international cuisine to cultural activities, allowing for personal, as well as academic growth.
There are a range of sports clubs and societies at CU London, including basketball, business, law and more. If you can’t find a society you want to join, support and encouragement is given to set up your own.
There’s a lot of student support available to those studying at CU London. The Customer Service Desk is your first port of call and you can get advice on paying fees, or getting your student ID sorted out etc. There’s also the Library and Learning Service and the Academic Writing Service, where you can get advice on your assignments and coursework.
The Student Wellbeing Service is there for all students who need support with anything non-academic. This can include physical and mental health, help getting a GP, or any other concerns you may have. The Student Disability Service is there to support any student that has a disability, or is unsure whether they may have one, such as dyslexia, or a mental health condition etc.
Please see individual course pages for information about fees.
Students can apply for a student loan to help with course fees and living costs.
You can gain a quality degree, accredited by Coventry University, whilst studying in the exciting capital city of London. CU London offers a modern, flexible approach to study, and focuses on career relevant courses aimed at getting you into the workplace.
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Life at CU London