Loughborough University

Loughborough University is a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England.


Loughborough is currently ranked within the top 10 of all three national league tables and is internationally renowned for its sports-related courses and achievements.In 2013, the university won its seventh Queen's Anniversary Prize, awarded in recognition of its impact through research and skills development in High Value Manufacturing to create economic growth.

Founded in 1909, Loughborough is ranked within the top 10 in all UK league tables. Based on a large single-site campus at the heart of the UK, with incredible facilities, we have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research, strong links with industry, and an unrivalled reputation for sport – we are the number one university for sport globally. We are well known for our award-winning student experience and high student satisfaction, providing opportunities for personal development as well as having the time of your life. Every single one of our undergraduate programmes offer the opportunity for a work placement year, and careers and employability are embedded in our teaching. Loughborough University was named ‘University of the Year’ at the 2020 WhatUni Student Choice Awards, voted for by students.

Our incredible facilities include lecture theatres, laboratories, an impressive and recently refurbished library, extensive IT network, an arts centre, two theatres, a conference centre, accommodation, restaurants, a bank, shops, a health centre and of course, Loughborough Students’ Union.

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