Why invest in Coventry?

Strong on skills and knowledge

Two boys fixing car

Coventry and Warwickshire boasts an extremely skilled population with 55% of the working population educated to NVQ level 3 or above. Coventry is also ranked as the 47th best student city in the world, and 5th in the UK - QS Best Student Cities index, 2020.

On-going skills provision is ensured by the quality schools, colleges and universities in the area:


Coventry University has established an academic presence with expertise in design, health and digital media as well as automotive engineering and design graduates, and focus on multidisciplinary applied research. Coventry is rated 13th University in the United Kingdom in The Guardian University Guide 2019.

The University of Warwick is one of the UK’s leading research universities, offering the highest academic and research standards and making an impact across the globe. They are the 11th UK university and 58th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2019).

Read more on our two leading universities.


Skills initiatives

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