• 2019 Staff Conference

    2019 Staff Conference

    The 2019 Staff Conference & Excellence Awards will take place in Coventry on Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th June, with the theme “Supporting student success: the Coventry Way” 

    Regsitration now open - register your attendance.

    Programme now available (see page below)


  • 2019 Excellence Awards

    2019 Excellence Awards

    The awards recognise excellence in the achievements of staff teams across the Coventry University Group.

    Awards will be presented at the Gala Awards Evening on Wednesday 26thJune at Coventry Cathedral.

    Submissions will be invited for awards in early in 2019.

  • Previous Events

    Previous Events

    Click here to see more about the 2018 Staff Conference & Excellence Awards, "75 Years of Excellence – the Coventry Way,” and the 2017 Staff Conference & Excellence Awards, "Achievement, Equality and Diversity."

Supporting student success: the Coventry Way

The 2019 Staff Conference & Excellence Awards will take place in Coventry on Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th June.

Registration now open - you can now register your attendance at the 2019 Staff conference.

During the 2-day conference, we will celebrate success, support development and inform on areas of growth across Coventry University Group. The conference will provide a forum for staff from across the Group to share good practice, learn new things and be informed of strategic University developments. 

The conference will culminate with the annual Excellence Awards, a vibrant celebration in recognition of those teams whose practice and commitment to the University Group has been exemplary and whose success will be celebrated at this prestigious event.


Tuesday 25th June - morning

Tuesday 25th June - afternoon

Wednesday 26th June 


The conference this year will also have some Wellbeing 'fringe' events, these include:

'Visit the 3rd floor of the library during the Staff Conference to experience what the library provides for students to support wellbeing. 

Chill Out Room – a space to relax and unwind (Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 am - 4 pm, Meeting Room)

Chair Yoga - learn some light yoga that can be practiced anywhere - 20 minute sessions (Tuesday and Wednesday, 11.15 am, 1.15 pm and 3.15 pm, Grass Area)

Knit for Peace – knit your worries away - drop in sessions (Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 am - 4 pm, The Hill)

Animal Experience - enjoy the calming effect of stroking animals (Wednesday only, 12 noon - 3 pm, Teaching Room) 

Recommended Reading - borrow books from the 'Read and Relax' collection


Lunchtime Walk

Tuesday 12.30 pm – 13.30 pm, E&C Building Foyer

'Come along and join us for a brisk 1 mile walk in the lunch break. The walk will be led by Diane Phimister who is working with colleagues to embed the 5 ways to well-being as part of the year of well-being programme for the university.

You will come back invigorated and refreshed, ready for the afternoon sessions having increased your heart rate and hopefully made some new connections along the way.

So bring your flat shoes and come along on a revitalising walk in the summer sunshine'.


Staff Equality Groups Information Stand

EC1-29, Tuesday & Wednesday 

‘Learn more about the staff equality groups at Coventry University (BME, Cancer, Disabled, LGBTQ+ and Mental Health).  Come and speak to a member of the team to learn about what we do, upcoming meeting dates and events, or give suggestions for new groups.

Drop by during lunch to meet organisers and members of the groups (Tuesday 12.30 pm -1.45 pm, Wednesday 1.30 pm – 2.00 pm).’

Previous Staff Conference

Click here to see more about the about previous events.

Conference Dates

Tuesday 25th June - Wednesday 26th June 2019

Summary programme

Short Presentation Abstracts

Curriculum 2025 Flyer


Excellence Awards Date

The awards will be presented at a Gala Awards Evening on Wednesday 26th June 2019 at Coventry Cathedral.

Questions & Information

If you have any questions or require information about the conference or awards, please email: coventryconference.hr@coventry.ac.uk