Coventry University wins ‘Best Student Housing’ award

Coventry University student accommodation has been recognised in the annual College and University Business Officers (CUBO) awards.

Bishop Gate, located in Coventry City Centre and a short walk from Coventry University campus, picked up the award at for the ‘Best Student Housing’ at the 2019 CUBO awards.

Coventry University was one of three universities to have their student accommodation shortlisted for the award.

Bishop Gate, which is managed by FutureLets, offers far more than just a place to rest your head. Rather, Bishop Gate is designed to fulfil a student’s learning and social needs as well as meet their housing requirements.

Residents at Bishop Gate can enjoy an on-site gym, a state-of-the-art cinema room and open-plan social spaces for relaxing with friends. Students living at Bishop Gate can also hire study booths and have residence officers on-hand to support them with any issues they may have.

On collecting the ‘Best Student Housing’ award on behalf of his team, Obi Okwuadigbo, Managing Director of FutureLets, said: “I am delighted that Bishop Gate has won the CUBO Best Student Housing Award. This is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the FutureLets team and the innovative design of the building.

“Our ethos is to put the student’s needs first and we are committed to providing accommodation that enhances the university experience for students.”

Bishop Gate halls were completed in 2018 and provide 725 en-suite bedrooms in flats of 9 and 10 rooms.

Launched in 2012, the CUBO Awards are a yearly event to recognise the achievements of those working within the higher education industry.