Throughout its history Loughborough University has built upon its distinctive characteristics. Today it is one of the country’s leading universities, with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research, strong links with business and industry and unrivalled sporting achievement.
Academic schools and departments
We are renowned for the relevance of our research; the results help business and industry to compete more effectively, shape public policy and ultimately improve the quality of people’s lives.
Our flagship expert centres within our Schools that are recognised for quality and impact.
Loughborough University's skills, guidance, placements and employment support is highly regarded by both students and employers.
Our experienced teams provide a wide range of services and support to students, graduates, employers and staff.
Our dedicated staff help our students to:
We understand study overseas away from your family and friends can be a new and challenging experience for many students. We have in place a wide range of highly trained specialist staff and tailored services to support our students throughout their time with us, including before they arrive and after they graduate.
We know it is really important to feel at home and have a space of your own to study, that's why we have a team based on campus who are dedicated to helping you find a place to live. Whether you are thinking about coming to study here, are a current student or just going to be visiting, we can help you with you accommodation options.
At Loughborough we have 17 different halls of residence which offer undergraduate, postgraduate, catered and self-catered options for you to choose from. All of our halls offer a safe environment and are renowned for being the best place to start your university life.
The University Library is central to the student and staff experience. We place great emphasis on providing excellent customer service, a range of reader / study environments, easy access to a large variety of information resources, and development of readers’ information literacy and academic and research skills.
IT Services supports research, learning, teaching and administration, providing a variety of communications and information technology facilities.
All University staff, undergraduates and postgraduate students have access to our services.
Most IT facilities are available 24 hours a day.
The Health and Safety Service provides advice and guidance to Schools and Professional Support Service Sections. This covers all aspects of health and safety matters on campus, including occupational safety, fire, radiological protection, hazardous waste, emergency procedures and insurance issues arising from incidents which are occupationally related.
We are proud of our hard-earned reputation for sport at Loughborough, but our constant focus is on ensuring every student and member of staff has the opportunity to get involved, regardless of ability or interest.
Whether you want to try something new or are dedicated to your chosen sport, there are always lots of opportunities to get involved. From Ultimate Frisbee, Equestrian and Sub Aqua AU Clubs to performance Rugby, Cricket and Football, Hall sports and societies, there’s something for everyone.
It’s your passion and ambition that creates the atmosphere of determination on campus and contributes to our renowned student experience. We hope you enjoy being part of sport at Loughborough.