Coventry University Notable Alumni

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Coventry University Notable Alumni

Coventry University Notable Alumni

Notable people


Notable students of Coventry University (and its previous incarnations Lanchester Polytechnic and Coventry Polytechnic) include businessmen Neil Carson, CEO of Johnson Matthey plc,  and Nick Buckles, CEO of security firm G4S; aerodynamicist John Iley;  writer and journalist David Yelland;   politician and MP for South Ribble (1997-2010) David Borrow;  television presenter Andrea McLean;   Singer-songwriter and live-streamer Emma McGann;  and meteorologist John Kettley.   Blossom Nnodim Social Good Activist; Simon Hayhoe, Educationalist and Author. [[Vijayananth,BMW Indian student mechanical engineering specialist in solidworks and designing.





Coventry University is a public research university in the city of Coventry, England. The University was formerly known as Lanchester Polytechnic until 1987 and Coventry Polytechnic until it was awarded university status.

With more than 27,000 students (as of 2013), Coventry University is the larger of the two universities in the city, the other being the University of Warwick. It has three campuses: one in the city centre of Coventry where a large majority of the university operates, one in Scarborough, North Yorkshire and one in London. The campus in Coventry is currently undergoing a £160m redevelopment programme.  The university comprises four faculties and one school, and manages a number of commercial subsidiaries that provide business services to local and national organisations.

The university is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities,  University Alliance  and Universities UK.

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