About the University
Loughborough University is an acclaimed institution located in the heart of England.
Placed in the Top 7 in every national university league table in the UK, the university pride themselves on their excellent teaching standard and student satisfaction rate.
Loughborough also has the largest sports scholarship programme in the UK with over 250 international athletes studying and training.
Times Higher Education Rankings
Guardian Academic Rankings
There are seventeen student halls of residence, each named after famous scientists and engineers. Some are exclusively for undergraduates and postgraduates. There is also a range of self-catered and catered options, as well as halls both on and off campus.
The university's facilities include lecture theatres, laboratories, a recently refurbished library, an arts centre, two theatres, a conference centre, restaurants, shops and a health centre.
The university's Students' Union offers a range of clubs and societies, retail and entertainment. It also offers academic support and advice.
There are 56 different sports clubs, over 80 societies and 45 community-based projects. The Loughborough Students' RAG have raised over £1 million for local, national and international charities in each of the last eight years.
Loughborough is itself a vibrant and welcoming city, with a range of clubs, bars, restaurants and attractions.
Sebastian Coe (olympian), Tanni Grey-Thompson (politician), Tobias Ellwood (politician), Neil Oatley (Design and Development Director in Formula 1), Paula Radcliffe (athlete)