Students from six local schools were welcomed onto the Warwick University campus for the first in-person outreach event since the covid-19 pandemic. The event, featuring marathon runner Nick Butter, was part of the University’s wide-ranging programme of activities designed to break down perceived barriers, challenge myths about university, and encourage young people to aim high.
New Faculty of Arts Building puts collaboration and engagement at the heart of a new campus ‘cultural quarter’
On 6th December, the new Faculty of Arts Building will open its doors to students, staff and the public. The £57.5m eight storey building, designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and constructed by Bowmer + Kirkland, brings together a diverse and international mix of minds from all walks of life, creating the optimum environment for generating a universe of ideas.
Online exhibition of artworks by Coventry artists reflecting university research launches in December
· The University of Warwick and Coventry University will launch Coventry Creates 2021, a second online exhibition of collaborative work between researchers and Coventry artists.
TeenTech City of Tomorrow will see Coventry school children make a city of recyclable household items, with help from researchers at WMG, University of Warwick who will teach them all about sustainability. A select few ideas – buildings and technology- will then be exhibited at the Coventry Transport Museum.
NatWest and the University of Warwick are opening a new business Accelerator hub on the University’s campus, with the focus on supporting and empowering students, local entrepreneurs, and local business owners to grow their businesses. Applications are now open for local businesses and students to join the first cohort, starting in January.