Why invest in Coventry?

Two leading universities

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Coventry prides itself on academic excellence having two leading universities. Their enviable education facilities ensure a strong pipeline of world-class talent for businesses to draw upon and with two internationally renowned universities producing 55,000 students, its not difficult to see why the area appeals to industry.

Coventry University 

Coventry University has established an academic presence with expertise in design, health and digital media, as well as automotive engineering with close links to industry. The university is recognised internationally for the world-leading calibre of its engineering and design graduates, as well as its focus on multidisciplinary applied research. It has also received the following awards and accolades:

  • Top 15 for five years running in the Guardian University Guide (2016-2020)
  • Awarded University of the Year for Student Experience (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019)
  • University of the Year for Student Experience (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019)


University of Warwick 

The University of Warwick is one of the UK’s top 10 universities, acknowledged for excellence in research, teaching and innovation. With 4,000 graduates a year, it is the most targeted university by top employers. This globally renowned institution includes a variety of facilities all bringing together business and education to create a unique resource for research and development. 

  • Placed 10th in the UK, 62nd in the world and 14th in Europe, the new 2020 ranking means that Warwick has been placed in the UK’s top 10 twice this month following the publication of the Guardian’s University Guide.
  • The University of Warwick has been named as one of the UK’s top ten, and one of the world’s top 100, universities by the QS World University Rankings.

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