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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.


National Productivity Week - 27 Nov - 1 Dec

Marking 75 years of productivity discussions in Britain.

Find out more about Warwick's resources and our role on the Midlands Productivity Forum: National Productivity Week (

We'll be hosting a free event on 30 November (10:00 - 13:00) - Reimagining Productivity - register here

Coventry Biennial

We've partnered with the Coventry Biennial, a social, political and critical platform for contemporary art running from 6 Oct 2023 - January 2024.

Mini Creatives is back at Warwick Arts Centre, and it's bigger than ever!  

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

New season of creative fun at Warwick Arts Centre - 3 Oct - 6 Dec

Drop in to our fun and FREE Family Sundays and Workshop Wednesdays and explore movement, craft, textiles and much more. No need to book and no need to pay, just turn up and have fun!

We also have a diverse range of activities from Mini Creatives for the little ones to the Out of Whack dance group for visitors aged 50+.

Find out more 

Phantom Sculpture 

Our new exhibition at Warwick Arts Centre is open from 6 Oct until 10 March 2024 - free to visit.

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