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Our role in the region

Our role in the region

Our role in the region

We're a forward-facing University supporting the:

We're making it a better place for people who study, live and work here and more sustainable for future generations.

We're working with partners across the West Midlands to address challenges that have a direct impact on our region by supporting:

Our world class research is making a real difference to people living here in Coventry & Warwickshire.


We’re supporting local people to access life-changing opportunities through raising aspirations, education and helping local people in our region into employment


We’re supporting our local economy to thrive by creating opportunities for businesses and industries in our region to grow and develop.


We want our local communities to share the benefits of our place in the region, making it a better place to live, work and visit.

Culture and Sport

Our region is home to a vibrant culture, from the heritage of Coventry to the diversity of Birmingham. We encourage our communities to support and engage in cultural activities, both on and off campus helping to make our region a healthy and vibrant place.


We’re playing our part in tackling the climate emergency in our region. Building on our existing research and education programmes and our connections to industry and society.

Our impact

Read about our economic impact in the region, our social impact and personal stories from people in our region who have been positively impacted by the University.


Culture Fest - Race to the Finish - free family event in Leamington Spa (11- 20 August)

Race to the Finish is a family event brought to you by Warwick Esports Centre where you can design, play, compete or simply watch games and esports, as part of CultureFest 2022. All ages can be involved.

For more information and to register for free tickets.
esports race to the finish

Unlocking Hidden Talent For Digital And Creative Businesses - 17 August - 5.30 - 8pm - 1 Mill St, Leamington Spa

Explore what business leaders can do to establish an accessible and inclusive workplace for disabled and neurodiverse talent. Please sign-up here.

Wednesday 17 August, 5.30pm – 8pm

At 1 Mill Street, Leamington Spa, CV31 1ES

This event is supported by the University of WarwickLink opens in a new window, Creative FuturesLink opens in a new window, Interactive FuturesLink opens in a new window, 1 Mill StreetLink opens in a new window, and Make Good GrowLink opens in a new window.