Coventry University is a public research university in Coventry,England. The origins of Coventry University can be linked to the founding of the Coventry School of Design in 1843. Coventry University has a long tradition as a provider of education. It was in 1970 that Coventry College of Art amalgamated with Lanchester College of Technology and Rugby College of Engineering Technology. It is the UK’s fastest growing university and the country’s sixth largest overall, being the fourth largest outside of London.It has two principal campuses: one in the centre of Coventry where the majority of its operations are located, and one in Central London which focuses on business and management courses.Coventry also governs their other higher education institutions CU Coventry, CU Scarborough and CU London, all of which market themselves as an “alternative to mainstream higher education.Coventry is a member of the University Alliance mission group.