Coventry University and its students are answering the call to help the NHS in the fight against COVID-19.
West Midlands Combined Universities response to COVID-19
In these times when there is so much uncertainty and tough decisions are being taken by businesses and people every day, West Midlands Combined Universities (WMCU) are doing all they can to support not only their staff and students but communities and organisations in the region, through this crisis.
The WMCU is a consortium made up of Birmingham City University, Coventry University and the University of Wolverhampton, each institution has transformed some of their services and realigned certain resources to help tackle the virus and those impacted.
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Take a look at just some of the great initiatives delivered or underway at Coventry University, Birmingham City University and University of Wolverhampton.
Coventry University Volunteer Mentors work with focus list pupils who are disengaged or struggling with school, to boost their confidence, grades and behaviour.
Coventry University’s Institute of Coding (IoC) have been releasing a series of free, family friendly webinars delivering essential digital skills and information during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coventry University is manufacturing full face protection equipment to donate to local NHS and public health teams to help frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coventry University’s FabLab is manufacturing straps for facemasks to make them more comfortable for frontline NHS staff to wear during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coventry University has reopened its Alison Gingell building to help the NHS to train staff to take up clinical roles in the fight against Covid-19 in Warwickshire.