Throughout its history, Loughborough has built upon its distinctive characteristics. Today, it is one of the country's leading universities. It boasts two campuses in the East Midlands and London. Students are able to progress from their undergraduate courses in Loughborough to postgraduate studies at both locations.
Schools and academic departments
As a university we are renowned for the relevance of our research. Our results help business and industry to compete more effectively, shape public policy and ultimately improve the quality of people’s lives.
Our research strengths span the arts, humanities, social sciences, sport, science, design, engineering and mathematics.
We are proud that the results of the Research Excellence Framework 2021, published in 2022, show that 91% of our research was world-leading or internationally excellent.
Loughborough University's skills, guidance, placements and employment support is highly regarded by both students and employers.
Our dedicated staff offer services and opportunities, including:
The welfare of our students is very important to us and we offer a range of welfare and academic services, including our Counselling Team, Disability Support Team, Mental Health Support Team, International Student Support Services, Centre for Faith and Spirituality and medical facilities. Support is available via our Student Services, Academic Language Support Services, which offers skills workshops, courses and online resources to help improve your academic English language skills, the Careers Network, the Mathematics Learning Support Centre and IT Services.
We know how important it is to have a safe and secure place to live and study. Our Student Accommodation Centre is dedicated to helping students in finding a place, whether on or off campus. There are two postgraduate halls on campus and one close by, and we also offer advice on finding accommodation off campus.
The University Library provides a range of services to support you, including an inter-library loan service, access to over 100 databases and 30,000 electronic journals, flexible study spaces and free training opportunities. There is 24/7 access during revision and exam periods.
Our services include software tools, online learning and teaching facilities, and access to the internet and email. We also have open access computer suites across campus, which are usually available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Most IT facilities are available 24 hours a day.
The University has an on-campus medical centre which provides a range of GP and nurse appointments. Lifestyle checks and advice on all health-related issues are also available on a completely confidential basis.
We are home to around 18,000 students from over 130 different countries.
Our 523-acre single-site campus has plenty of open spaces and gardens, including edible fruit trails, as well as fantastic sport and sector-leading facilities. There is something for everyone and it's all conveniently located on campus.
Based on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, our dedicated postgraduate campus in London is home to a number of institutes and brings together influential thought leaders, pioneering researchers and creative innovators.
Loughborough is home to the country’s largest concentration of world-class facilities across a wide range of sports. As a Loughborough student, you can access everything from high performance training venues to free recreational areas.
Loughborough Students’ Union has over 100 societies offering the chance to meet like-minded people from across the world and get involved in everything from arts to video gaming. There are also over 55 sports clubs in the Athletic Union.
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