- Total Students 4241
- Total Programs 362
- Qs World231
- Established year1966
- Institution TypeUniversity
- +44 1509 222222
- Campus The Avenue, Edinburgh EH14 4AS
Loughborough University is based on a superb 440 acre single-site campus at the heart of the UK, with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research, strong links with industry, and an unrivalled reputation for sport. Over 17,000 students and staff from over 100 different countries help to create an exciting campus atmosphere and a strong sense of community.
Here are just some of our major accolades: University of the Year ,Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018 1st in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018 Top 7 in every national university league table, and top in the region. A Five Stars Plus institution in the International QS Stars scheme 2017 ‚ one of only 15 worldwide Best sporting university in the world - QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018 95% in work or further study within 6 months of graduation - DLHE 2016 graduates (full-time UK first degree students available for work or study) Loughborough is committed to maintaining an international reputation for world-leading research and our success feeds directly into teaching through an emphasis on research-led practice and consistent investment in state-of-the-art teaching facilities. In 2015, we opened the West Park Teaching Hub which offers a variety of teaching spaces and accommodates a range of student learning styles.
We have recently opened our state-of-the-art STEMLab, a ¬£17 million project that provides specialist laboratories and workshops to those studying courses in science, technology, engineering and maths. As well as providing the UK‚best student experience for the past decade (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017) we pride ourselves on preparing students for graduate life after Loughborough. We recognise the importance of developing strong industry links, which is why all of our undergraduate courses have the option to incorporate a paid placement year as part of your degree.
Students are supported in reaching their full potential and our graduates continue year-on-year to be highly sought after within an increasingly competitive job market. Recognised internationally as a top UK sporting university, Loughborough provides an unrivalled opportunity to get involved with sport regardless of ability level and interest. Whether you are performing at an elite level or a complete beginner, rest assured that you, have the opportunity to take part in sport at Loughborough.
The Loughborough experience extends far beyond the lecture theatre. Our award-winning Students‚ Union is owned and run entirely by our students and is home to over 100 different clubs and societies. The Union ensures that Loughborough remains the very best place to live and study, boasting a vibrant atmosphere both day and night whilst offering a variety of exciting opportunities from fundraising and volunteering to sports and excursions. There really is something for everyone to get involved in, so that you can meet like-minded individuals and make new friends from around the world.