Both attract huge numbers of domestic and international students to the city and are major employers. In addition, both institutions are centres of research, investment and skills.
Warwick has around 23,600 full-time students and 1,800 academic and research staff. Warwick consistently ranks in the top ten of all major domestic rankings of British universities and is the only multi-faculty institution aside from Oxford and Cambridge to have never been ranked outside the top ten. Warwick has been ranked as the world’s 20th best university based on employer reputation.
With more than 27,600 students: 21,525 undergraduates and 6,075 postgraduates Coventry University offers more than 130 undergraduate degrees and 100 postgraduate degrees over its four faculties. The university employs over 1,800 academic staff and is the fourth largest employer in Coventry. Nationally, Coventry is ranked 15th by The Guardian University Guide 2016.