The 12th largest city in the whole of the United Kingdom, Coventry is lovingly referred to as the Three Spired Jewel. If you're thinking of living in Coventry, there are so many ways you can learn about the surrounding area, and get your footing easily. A walk around the city is a good place to start your expat life in Coventry, taking in the beautiful architecture and fantastic collection of cultural offerings. The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum will teach you a lot about the history of the city, as well as showcase the fantastic skill of the local artists. As is the case in many of the cities in England, Coventry’s Cathedral is a fine example of British architecture and the St Micheal's theatre in the center is no exception.
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If you've never moved abroad before, making that first step is most-definitely the trickiest. But once you've decided you're definitely moving to Coventry, you can feel secure that the gears are in motion. Coventry is the 9th largest city in England, and it has a growing population of over 316,000 people. By moving to Coventry you will be joining hundreds of other expatriates just like yourself, looking to experience the city’s wealth of cultural and artistic diversity. And InterNations can help you get settled. All of the articles in our Expat Magazine, for example, are targeted at those who are thinking of making the move or expatriates who have already done so. The articles cover various expatriation-related topics and cover, for example, the pros and cons of moving abroad. There are also detailed articles on setting up international bank accounts and on what to look out for when moving abroad as a family.
Working in Coventry, you'll gain some fantastic life benefits. You will be able to further improve your English language skills, will most-likely be offered a promotion when you get back, the money you earn can translate extremely well to your native currency, and you will of course have a brilliant extra bullet point on your CV. Depending on where you are coming from, working in Coventry can be baffling at first, but with the right kind of help your working life as an expatriate in England can be carefree. Once the most important ribbon-making seat in Europe, Coventry's economy now relies more on cars, electronics, machine tools and heavy machinery built for agriculture. If you ever need help tracking down work, or understanding work-related topics, the Expat Magazine has articles that cover taxation, setting up bank accounts, navigating the pitfalls of self-employment and how to go about setting up a business and our InterNations members are also glad to give advice.