During the International Week at ESILV several universities came to present their partnership. The opportunity to focus on the English institution : Coventry University. Emma, from the academic partnership unit of Coventry University tells more about the school.
Coventry University is an innovative, modern university with excellent graduate employability which is also number one provider of international experiences amongst UK universities. This exchange is intended for 3rd and 5th year students in Computer Science, Big Data and Connected Objects and in Computational Mechanics and Modeling.
Coventry University : 2nd top faculty in the UK for Mechanical Engineering
The Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing is internationally recognised for its portfolio of education and research opportunities. The Employability-unit of Coventry University supports students to find suitable internships and graduate employment.
Coventry Faculty is made up of 3 specialist schools : School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics, School of Energy, Construction and Environment and School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering.
“We rank very highly for Mechanical Engineering, we rank 2nd top on the UK. We have a very strong focus on giving our graduates the skills they need to thrive in the workplace, to find their future career”.
The schools work with some of the biggest names in industry, such as Jaguar, Land Rover and GE Aviation. The research building is equipped with industry-standard equipment and software. Students can access flight simulation systems, including one in the cockpit of a Harrier Jet, a wind tunnel designed by the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team and one of the most powerful magnets in the UK.
A city-centre campus
The campus is situated in the birthplace of the British motor industry : Coventry. Coventry is the 8th city in England. It’s a very multicultural city with a large student population.
“That’s a very vibrant student city, that’s a ringing endorsement for why you should come and study at Coventry. You’ll have the chance to meet lots of different friends from all over the world, so take advantage of that.”
The Faculty campus is located in the centre of the city, so everything you need is within easy walking distance. Also, around the university, there are Coventry famous old cathedral ruins, the new cathedral and the award-winning Herbert Art Gallery & Museum.
International student support
Before you arrive in the UK, the International student support team can help you with any pre-arrival queries. They know everything you might be worried about: like information on visa, immigration, finances, employment regulation and post-study advice.