About the University

Learning and teaching

Inspiring the professionals of the future

Those who attend and teach at Loughborough have the opportunity not just to learn, but to imagine, create and do. Our learning environment inspires participation, innovation and a work ethic like no other.

At Loughborough we are all on a journey to achieve our potential, challenge ourselves and be agile learners who get things done and done well. As a result, Loughborough is recognised internationally and our graduates are highly sought after.

When you join Loughborough you are provided the encouragement and resources you need to prepare and achieve success. This support goes beyond your time here, being part of Loughborough is truly for life.

Quality academic teaching

At Loughborough, our academics continually look for new ways of doing things and continue to build best practice.

The Teaching Centre has been established to support the professional development needs of academic staff and promotes effective practice in learning, teaching and assessment.

Graduate Employability

The Careers and Employability Centre located at the heart of campus offers a wealth of support and has been voted one of the top ten among UK higher education institutions.

Our aim is to provide an environment where every student can reach their potential and be confident, prepared and motivated to succeed.

With placement options available on every undergraduate course we pride ourselves on supporting our students to gain the vital experience and develop the skills employers seek.

For this reason, we are the 15th most targeted university by employers (Graduate Market 2014 review by High Fliers).

  • 94% of Loughborough undergraduates who completed their degree in 2014 were in employment or undertaking further study six months after graduating (as a percentage of those available for work and study).
  • Of those in full-time employment, 89.5% were in managerial or professional roles.
  • The median salary for undergraduates who completed their degree in 2014 was £24,000.
  • Of the postgraduates graduating from taught programmes in 2014, 92% were in employment and/or further study. The majority of these graduates were working in areas related to their postgraduate qualification, indicating that their masters-level study had been of benefit to them in their future career.
  • 94% of the University’s postgraduate research students were in employment and/or undertaking further study six months after graduating.