Showing appreciation to Islam

On 16th March, Coventry University and Culturae Mundi will pay tribute to the Muslim world with Islam Awareness Day.

The three-hour programme will aim to enrich the guests with information about the religion. The event will feature call for prayer (Adhan), followed by an introductory talk. There will then be a musical performance and a recitation of Rumi poems. There will also be doing a storytelling session inviting people to talk and mingle.

 By Galya Dimitrova, journalist at Culturae Mundi.

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Cov Uni Goes Green!

This week, Coventry University has set a ‘green’ agenda. From 11th till 15th February the University School of Art and Design is running various events to raise awareness of Green issues and the University’s contribution to a healthier, greener life.

The main issues to be brought up are the reducing of energy wastage and the improvement of recycling.

Written by Galya Dimitrova

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ITS CHINESE NEW YEAR – THE YEAR OF SNAKE

Sunday 10th may be just a regular Sunday for many of us, but not for the Chinese people. It’s Chinese New Year, the Year of Snake and you are all cordially invited to attend this festival. We, Culturae Mundi are celebrating this momentous occasion in association with the Chinese Students and Scholar Association, this Sunday at 6pm at the Hub.

Written by Iffat Malik

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Skype’s the Limit: Advice for Short-Term Absences

For students, being stuck at home due to an illness or injury can be really frustrating. We all know University is hard work anyway, so the added pressure of trying to keep up long-distance can feel overwhelming. But try not to let it get you down – there are plenty of things you can do to make it easier on yourself.

Written by Raef Boylan

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Coventry University – A world of Opportunity

Coventry University prides itself with being one of the top Universities for EU placements in the country. Through various schemes, our students get the opportunity to go all over Europe and all over the world. This involves both placements and course specific trips.

Written by Alex Maidment

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International Coventry Episode 4

International Coventry is a small media team at Coventry University who cover events around the University creating news packages and eventually an episode out of the different news packages. This episode features Coventry University Graduation, the African Society elections for executives and cultures day organised by culturae mundi. To view the episode, just click below.

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Fashion Department use their skills to help others

Coventry University Fashion students have been hard at work, but not just for the course. Since October, students from all three years have been working on a project for a local charity, Coventry Cyrenians.

The project in hand was to transform counterfeit labelled clothes into a new brand to be sold at a shop, Refreshed Fashion, which is run by the charity. Normally, counterfeit goods in the UK are destroyed in order to protect the brands. However, in this instance the University managed to get their hands on some.

Written by Alex Maidment

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