Introduction of Coventry University
Coventry University has a long tradition as a provider of education. It can trace its roots as far back as Coventry College of Design in 1843. It was in 1970 that Coventry College of Art amalgamated with Lanchester College of Technology and Rugby College of Engineering Technology. The resulting institution was called Lanchester Polytechnic: 'Lanchester' after the Midlands automotive industry pioneer, Dr Frederick Lanchester. In 1987 the name changed to Coventry Polytechnic and in 1992 it adopted the title Coventry University.
The Alan Berry Building and pedestrian area, situated opposite Coventry Cathedral The University's logo designed by A. Faris shows a phoenix, a mythical bird with splendid plumage, reputed to live in the Arabian Desert. Fabled to be the only one of its kind, it lived for five or six centuries, after which it burned itself to death on a funeral pyre of aromatic twigs ignited by the sun and fanned by its own wings. It rose from the ashes with renewed youth to live through another cycle. Such a symbol is a fitting reminder of the way in which the City of Coventry rebuilt itself after suffering devastation during the Second World War. It is a symbol with which Coventry University is proud to be associated and to have adopted as its own. In the summer of 2006 the symbol was flipped on its vertical axis in order to portray the head of the phoenix looking to the right. The reason behind the decision was the desire to portray the university as looking forward rather than back. As such all of the signs on the campus buildings were removed and replaced with new stainless steel ones in which the phoenix looked right. The difference can be seen on this page. The logo to the top right of this page is the revised logo (post 2006). In the picture of Coventry University's main building, the Alan Berry Building to the right, the logo is pre-2006, as the building predates the change of logo.
Based on the Sunday Times Good University Guide (UK) 2012, Coventry University is ranked 52 out of 122 ranked universities in the U.K. It is ranked among the Top Ten modern, post 92 universities. According to the Guardian University Guide, Coventry University is ranked 62 out of 119 ranked universities.
The HEFCE data (2009-2010) showed that based on the number of students entering the university with minimum A levels results of AAB, Coventry University is ranked 42 overall in the U.K.
Advantages of the program:
The education of the UK is world-famous for its long history, preeminent quality, good fame and strict standards. Its diploma holders usually will have very good employment prospects all over the world.
In addition to its high-quality, students spend much shorter time in gaining their diploma in the UK than in other countries. It takes only three years to complete the undergraduate program, and one to obtain a master's degree, which means students can save money and their valuable time.
3) Part-time Jobs
According to the regulation of the UK government, overseas students can do part-time jobs without any extra application.
The UK is a welfare state, in which all the citizens enjoy high welfare, including overseas students. Overseas students are also entitled to have free access to the Internet and health service.