About the University

Our achievements

QS Stars

In 2017 Loughborough University achieved a five star plus rating in an independent assessment of its performance, confirming the breadth of its excellence and putting it alongside some of the very best universities in the world.

The QS Stars scheme provides institutions with a broad range of criteria that allows them to highlight their particular areas of excellence.

According to QS, a five star plus university is “world class in a broad range of areas, enjoys a high reputation and has cutting edge facilities and internationally renowned research and teaching faculty.”

Loughborough University was awarded an overall rating of five stars plus, after achieving five star ratings in all areas that it was audited on: teaching; employability; research; internationalisation; facilities; innovation; inclusiveness; and specialist criteria: sports-related subjects.