Best Locations for Student Accommodation:
- City Centre
- Spon End
- Lower Coundon
The average rent in Coventry is around £275.00. However this will entirely depend on the area in which you live!
Coventry has a great link with its airport only 10-15 minutes travelling time from the city centre. The second closest airport at Birmingham is about an hour away and travelling to the airport can be as little as £1.70 via a bus service(No.900)Alongside these great transport services, the Coventry train station is only 5 minutes travelling time from the University campus!
The majority of places that Coventry students choose to live are all in great locations within walking distance of the University.
Parking and Permit Information:
Free parking is available in off road areas.
Living in Coventry
Coventry is the 8th largest city in the UK and because there is huge variety of activities available, it is therefore a great city for students. Coventry is close to Birmingham and a train to London takes an hour.
There is an array of music venues and clubs in the heart of Coventry. There are a number of clubs which hold student nights throughout the week, including Lava Ignite. There are also a number of recommended bars in the city including Whitefriars, Dogma and Browns.
The sports facilities are located in the heart of the University Campus. Coventry tries to encourage participation from students either by keeping fit or getting involved competitively. The facilities are spread both indoor and outdoor. The focal facilities indoors are the CU fitness suite and activity halls that can be hired for use of ball games like basketball and netball. The University also has outdoor facilities situated about 5 miles from the main campus at Westwood Heath.
Shopping in the City is diverse and includes a renowned monthly outdoor market as well as an indoor market which was voted the UK’s best. Some key areas in the City for shopping include the Upper and Lower Precinct, West Orchard’s and Cathedral Lanes.