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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.


Level up your child's digital skills - workshops on selected weekends April to June

Introducing the Blunt & Brave Digital Academy, A stepping stone into the creative industry for 9-16 year olds in our Esports Centre.

Next workshop - 18 May on Podcast production

Forum for Inclusive Cultures -

Menopause Is an Inclusion Issue

Date: Wednesday 29 May 2024 | Time: 2-3pm | Location: Online.

Join us for an enlightening discussion on menopause as an inclusion issue in the workplace.

Resonate Festival of Arts and Culture on 2 June

We'll be exploring culture and creativity from across the world at this fun, festival-style day for all ages. Book your tickets.

Art without Borders - 3 May - 23 June - free to visit

The Summer Exhibition at Warwick Arts Centre will delve into the experiences of migrants and refugees escaping oppressive regimes, conflict, and environmental collapse.

Flame of Friendship (Coventry schools torch relay - 22 Feb - 8 July)

In the run up to the 2024 Paris Olympic and Paralympic games, 62 Coventry primary, secondary and special educational needs schools will be participating in a torch relay finishing on the University of Warwick campus on Monday 8 July.

Workshop Wednesdays

Every Wednesday from 24 April to 26 June. Free - just drop by - lots of difference creative sessions to experience.

Family Sundays at Warwick Arts Centre

Family Sundays from 5 May - 23 June

Family Singing from 28 Jan - 19 May

Mini Creatives at Warwick Arts Centre every Tuesday - 23 April - 23 June 

Every Tuesday, 10.30am - 12.30pm Recommended Age: 0 - 4 years and their grown-ups It's FREE, just drop by!

Warwick Arts Centre Warm Hub

We always have a warm welcome for everyone. Open 8.30am - 10pm daily.

Free creative activities.

Resonate year-round events programme

Resonate Autumn Winter 2022 programme

Resonate is a year-round programme of inspiring and interactive events for all ages to spark ideas, curiosity and creativity across Coventry and Warwickshire.

Browse our upcoming events.

Reshape, Refresh, Renew

As the landscape continues to evolve, it's an ideal time to reshape, refresh and renew our "Excellence with Purpose" 2030 strategy. This renewed vision will not only elevate our future goals, it will also reaffirm our commitment to making a positive, lasting impact for years to come. Here we will review our achievements and commit ourselves to a series of goals.

Discover more