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GEM Nominations Term 1 2021/22

GEM nominations for Term 1

 
GEM Nominations Term 2 2020/2021

Look and see who has received a GEM nomination this term

 
CUSU 2020 Gender Pay Gap Report

The report attached is placed on our website for applicants to see.

 
Super sorters: enhancing futures, saving lives

The CUSU Volunteers were out in force on 18 May by taking part in one of the Volunteer Taster Days. The days are designed to give students a taste of what volunteering is all about and the event, which was working in collaboration with the British Heart Foundation, was a huge success.

 
Tiles of Hope

We are excited to invite you to take part in Tiles of Hope – a tiled mural representing hope in the city.

 
AZIZ Foundation Scholarships for postgraduate (taught) UK Muslim Students

If you are a UK Muslim student looking to do a master’s in September, you may be eligible to have your tuition fees paid. Read to find out more

 
Society of the Month: April 2022

A Huge Congratulations to Sikh Society for being award Society of the Month for April!

 
Your winners at the Societies Festival
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Announcing the Winners for Societies Festival 2022!

 
Pole Fitness is back!

The Pole Fitness Society have taken a short break, but are back and looking forward to the upcoming year! Read more to find out about their meet and greet sessions tomorrow...

 
The Festival of Running is finally here!

On Sunday 31st October 2021, the Festival of Running 2020 is finally hitting the streets of Coventry.

 
PLAY: Christmas Blob Opera

Blob Opera is a machine learning experiment by David Li in collaboration with Google Arts and Culture.
This experiment pays tribute to and explores the original musical instrument: the voice. Play four opera voices in real time. No singing skills required!

 
Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Guidance for Students
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Are you pregnant or planning to get pregnant? Is your partner pregnant or planning to get pregnant? Are you becoming a parent through adoption? Find out what options and support are available to you during your time at Coventry University Group.

 
Financial Scams - What you Need to Know
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It’s really important to ensure you protect yourself from scams and fraud whilst studying at University. Read our article to understand the different types of scam and fraud schemes and how you can take steps to keep your finances safe.

 
12 days of Uni Life....

Elizabeth Mullenger suggests the 12 days of Uni life inspired by her experiences so far....

 
Academic Misconduct - How your Students' Union Advice Centre can Support

If you're accused of academic misconduct, remember your Students' Union Advice Centre have trained and friendly advisors who are able to support you through the process.

 
Have your say on Sexual Health services in Coventry & Warwickshire

Everyone should have access to free, confidential and non-judgemental sexual health services, throughout their time at university and beyond. Both Coventry City Council and Warwickshire County Council are inviting students to take part in a survey which will help to inform and shape future local sexual health services.

 
MAKE: Non-alcoholic Mulled Wine

Get into the Christmas spirit with this festive recipe...

 
Disclosing Unwanted Sexual Incidents - Support Webinar

(CW - Sexual violence and misconduct) | Sexual violence can happen to anyone. This free online workshop aims to raise awareness of what sexual violence is, how you can report sexual violence, and access support at Coventry University. For more information and support visit: cusu.org/smv

 
MAKE: Origami Christmas Trees and more...

There’s nothing to dislike about making an adorable paper Christmas tree: no fuss, no mess and no money to spend.

 
Undressing Disability: your chance to view the Q&A!
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Enhance the UK are a charity founded by the need to change society’s views on disability – run by disabled people for disabled people. With one of the themes of the recent Disability History Month being sex and disability, Jennie came to talk about the Undressing Disability campaign being run by the charity.

 
CONNECT: New Ways Catch Up Online

Here are some fun ways to keep in touch with your mates this winter (and no, you won't need to log into Zoom)

 
VACANCY: Business Development Manager

Coventry University Students’ Union are seeking a passionate and vibrant individual with a strong business development background.

 
WATCH: Great Animations from Blender

A collection of free short animation movies that have each collected millions of views...

 
Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021
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Our Welfare & Inclusion Rep, Max Shenton, writes about Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Content warning: references to transphobia, murder, suicide, sexual assault, genocide.

 
Culture Shock Cafe - May Welcome

Are you new to Coventry University? Would you like to get more information about student life, finances or culture shock? Come to see us during our drop-in sessions in the Hub!

 
VACANCY: HR OFFICER

At Coventry University Students Union, we recognise and value our staff, they are integral to everything that we do, so looking after them is important to us.

 
Understanding your Right to Appeal
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You have the right to appeal your formal grade, however you can only submit an academic appeal for certain reasons and it has to be done within a specific timescale. In this article you will find helpful information on the reasons you can submit an appeal, the timescales involved and advice on how to submit an appeal.

 
Talk It Like A Man | Episode 10 | Employability, Work Skills And CV's, Part 2

Join Hristo and Josh as they catch up with Euan and talk all things mental health and employability!

 
Moving Out? Make A Difference!
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The time has come to think about preparing to leave student accommodation. It’s amazing all the extra possessions you can accumulate over time, making having to pack away your university life that little bit more overwhelming. You may have to make the difficult decision to leave some things behind. You may wonder what you are going to do with these things. Why not donate and make a difference today!

 
200 Free Things to do in London

You won’t even have to spend a penny with this roundup of free things to do in London.

London is full of incredible things to do all the year round, but if your bank account is feeling the pinch and you need you student loan to stretch a bit further this month –Secret London is here to lend a hand with this amazing list of totally FREE things to do.

 
Tabletop Society's One-Shot Week: A Week of TTRPGs!

Tabletop Society will be running a full week of one-shots every day from the 27th of September, finishing off with an in-person meetup and games session!

 
Join a Faith Society

We have a range of societies where you can meet fellow students who share your faith

 
Get in gear with CUSU's Cycle Scheme
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Tired of having to travel here there and everywhere because of the hassle! The time! The expense! As Indica, your VP for Welfare and Inclusion discovered, taking up cycling could be the answer to all these problems.

 
Welcome to Coventry University Students' Union

A huge welcome to all of our new students here at Coventry University!

 
Staying Safe in London

London is a very safe place but as with any big city, it's worth taking sensible precautions. Here are a few tips to enjoying London safely, whether you're a first-time visitor, regular traveller or local.

 
SP-OT'ed Suicide Prevention, a talk by the charity PAPYRUS (Prevention of Young Suicide)

SP-OT'ed, a talk on suicide prevention is an interesting and informative session that will be run by the charity PAPYRUS (Prevention of Young Suicide) on the 19th February from 6pm until 7:30pm.

 
Enhancing Futures 2022

Enhancing Futures is a free programme of?live sessions, experiences and learning content open to?all undergraduate students currently studying at?locations across the Coventry University Group (CU, Coventry University, Coventry University London).

 
Access libraries across the UK with SCONUL

SCONUL Access is a scheme which allows many university library users to study spaces or books and journals at other libraries which belong to the scheme. Some library users may be able to borrow print books from other libraries too.

 
How Write It Out Came About

Hear Yolanda's experience of running 'Write It Out' for the Wellbeing Community Project.

 
Give Phoenix Radio a go!

Read here about Tobi's experience with Phoenix Radio and why you should give it a try!

 
Welcome from Your PG Officer

Our PG Officer, Amaka, welcome new Postgraduate Students to Coventry Student's Union

 
Tabletop's Main Hangout: Discord!

We've been consistently hanging out in our Discord server almost every single day since March 2020;
You can even join if you're not a member yet just to take a look around!

 
We are back!

The CU Aviation Society Committee

 
Volunteering: A Panacea for Social ILLS?

Volunteering in the Community Add+vantage module, the debate on whether volunteering is a panacea for social ills is intriguing. Volunteering is a hub for meeting new and interesting people, and after enduring the gruelling self-isolation and social distancing, taking on a volunteering role could help many of us re-learn to connect with our communities.

 
Become an EdTech Champion
Become an EdTech Marketing Champion. Monthly £50 Amazon vouchers. All expense paid trip to London Me

Work closely with Flying Start’s eBook platform provider, BibliU, to promote the Flying Start Scheme and gather feedback from its users.

 
Tips to getting around London

Many of you might be new to the city, or might not have had much chance this year to travel around. To give you a head start, here are some of our top tips and things to know when travelling in London.

 
CUSU's 7 top-tips to get graduate ready
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Getting Graduate ready with CUSU

 
Student Media Booking Guide

The guide on how to book all of our services and all that Student Media can do for you

 
Welcome from your Postgraduate Students Officer
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Nana Akoto-Bamfo extends a welcome to incoming postgraduate students of Coventry University.

 
The Global Mobility Prize Draw
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The Global Mobility Prize Draw.

 
My Six Month Update

This is what I have been up to for the past six months as CUSU President! Please let me know if there is anything else you think I should be working on.

 
PLAY: Discworld MUD

Go old school and play this addictive multi-player text based game based on the famous Terry Pratchett books "Discworld". You're just in time too as it's the start of Hogswatch the most festive time of year...

 
Rep Wins at Library Meeting
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Checkout the latest Rep Wins at the Library.

 
VISIT: London Museums & Galleries

London's national museums are all free to enter. Here's what you need to know

 
Rep of the Month- March Winners
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Our Rep of the Month March Winners.

 
Why Join a Society?
Why Join a Society

Wondering why you should join a Society? Read for our Top 4 Reasons!

 
MAKE: Eco-Wrapping

Save the planet whilst making your Christmas gifts look stunning with these 10 eco-friendly gift wrapping ideas...

 
Expand your horizons with the Turing Scheme
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Look more into the Turing Scheme.

 
Why should you join a society?

We can tell you until we're blue in the face, but we thought it would be best to find out from society members directly. Read more to find out what they have to say about their times in CUSU Societies.

 
Society memberships now on sale!

As we get ready for the next academic year, we're happy to announce that society memberships are now available to purchase!

 
Drop in sessions for societies' committees

We would like to give societies' committees opportunity to talk to our coordinators and VP activities face to face.

 
Teaching Hours and Revision Week?

Fill out the form to share YOUR PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

 
Meet Your Full-time Officer Team!
Full-Time Officer Team

The first look at your new full-time Officer Team. Get to know them via an introductory Zoom call hosted by our outgoing president.

 
CUSU Spotlight - May 2021
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Join us as we reflect on the first month of CUSU Spotlight. Do you want to be featured in our CUSU Spotlight? Details are at the bottom of this article.

 
I Love My Staff Awards

A Student-Led Staff Award! This is your chance to recognise staff who have made a positive impact on your student experience.

 
Isabelle's Tips for Studying Online

Isabelle shares tips they have found useful while adjusting to learning online. #EngageToAchieve

 
Jada's Tips for Online Learning #EngageToAchieve

Jada Thomas shares tips they have found useful while adjusting to learning online. #EngageToAchieve

 
Are you in your final year?

We are here to help!

This video features services that can help you as a final year student during the last half of your academic year and beyond.