AUG 00] COVENTRY UNIVERSITY NEWS
Hotline Help For Worried A-level Students
special hotline and internet service has been set up to help students
who haven't done as well as they hoped in their A-levels find courses
at Coventry University.
hotline - 0870 60 71 700 - is running to match students to the courses
that suit their needs.
year the hotline has doubled in size from 12 to 25 staff and is being
staffed by students from the university.
computers have been installed and the telephone system has been
upgraded, providing nearly three times the number of lines compared to
students have been carefully selected and have received rigorous
training to ensure that they are fully aware of the wide range of
courses on offer, and can give the best possible advice.
won't be the ones making the decisions on offers of a place at
Coventry University, but they will know which Admissions Tutor is best
placed to help.
year voice mail has been introduced for Admissions Tutors, so if they
are busy with another applicant, a message can be left and they can
return the call.
can also get the latest clearing information by clicking on the
clearing section on the university's website, where there will be a
full list of courses with places available.
this year is the Clearing Chatroom, which operates from 22 August on
the university's website.
will enable prospective students to talk about student life at the
university with the students staffing the hotline.
will also be able to drop into the university's main administration
block, directly opposite Coventry Cathedral, for advice from 16-28
year there is also an Open Weekend, 19-20 August, 10am-4pm.
the weekend students can come along and find out more about the
courses available, talk to staff in the academic schools, and find out
about finance and accommodation, including paying a visit to a student