About Loughborough University
Winner of the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2016, Loughborough University is based on a superb 438 acre single-site campus at the heart of the country in a busy market town and offers fantastic facilities for every aspect of student life. In the Complete University Guide 2017, Loughborough achieved its highest ever ranking of 7th place, making us the fastest riser in the Top 20 and the top-ranked University in the Midlands. 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. We recognise the importance of developing strong links with industry leaders and all of our undergraduate courses have the option to incorporate a paid placement year.
Our award-winning Students’ Union is owned and run entirely by our students and is home to over 100 different societies and clubs. The Union ensures that Loughborough remains the very best place to be a student and boasts a vibrant atmosphere both day and night. It provides a variety of exciting opportunities from fundraising and volunteering to sports and excursions, meaning that there is something for everyone to get involved in.
As an internationally recognised top UK sporting university, our campus offers the largest concentration of world-class sporting facilities in the country, including a state-of-the art health and fitness centre, a world-leading strength and conditioning gym, a 50m swimming pool, a 4,000 capacity stadium and outdoor pitch complex, and lots more. Loughborough provides an unrivalled opportunity to get involved with sport regardless of ability level and interest, with a focus on ensuring that every student reaches their fullest potential whatever their passion.