About the University

A fantastic place to study and work

Loughborough is a fantastic place to study and work, boasting unrivalled sporting achievement, internationally acclaimed research and outstanding teaching quality.

Our attractive single-site campus provides an environment that is stimulating and supportive, offering first-rate facilities for both students and staff.  There is a real pride in the University that touches everyone associated with it.

At a glance

  • Largest single site green campus in the UK 

    Covering more than 438 acres in the heart of the country.

  • First rate facilities for students, staff and visitors 

    Including world-class sporting amenities, internationally acclaimed research centres and state-of-the-art academic buildings.

  • The UK's premier University for sport and its underpinning academic disciplines 

    Named the Sports University of the Year in the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014.

  • Stimulating economic growth 

    Generating £823 million expenditure and sustaining over 12,000 jobs.

  • Loughborough University in London 

    Our academic campus at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, offering a range of postgraduate courses, opens in 2015.

  • A top 15 university 

    Loughborough is ranked in the top 15 in all three national university rankings and is the East Midlands' top university.