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Our Region

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Coventry and Warwickshire

There are 871,100 people living in Coventry and Warwickshire, with a further six million within a one hour drive. It's home to 35,000 businesses, and the UK's third largest cluster of gaming companies. 10% of all UK automotive jobs are in the area. Coventry is the 13th largest city in the UK, with a population of 345,400.

Warwick's campus is 3 miles from the centre of Coventry, on the border with Warwickshire. We're perfectly situated to access the best of our immediate area.

For more information on Coventry and Warwickshire, visit the CW LEP website.

Birmingham Bullring

Greater Birmingham and Solihull

The area of Greater Birmingham and Solihull includes the core area of Birmingham and Solihull, as well as Southern Staffordshire and Northern Worcestershire. It has a population of nearly two million, with the economy worth £40 billion with more than a million jobs.

The Greater Birmingham and Solihull area contains many of the economic drivers of the West Midlands region, including Birmingham Airport and the city of Birmingham, the largest UK city outside of London.

For more information on Greater Birmingham and Solihull, visit the GBS LEP website.


West Midlands

The University of Warwick, located in Coventry and Warwickshire, is the highest ranking university in the West Midlands region, which is home to 4 million people. The West Midlands is in the heart of England, and has a proud history of innovation and industry. Particularly renowned for advanced manufacturing and engineering but growing in dynamic sectors such as creative, digital and life sciences, the region is home to hundreds of exciting businesses.

For more details on the West Midlands region, visit the West Midlands Combined Authority website.

Coventry Cathedral

Our Economic Impact

We're a driver of regional economic impact and productivity through knowledge exchange, skills development and academic research. In 2016-17, Warwick’s overall economic impact in the West Midlands was £1 billion.