International

International applicants

Welcome to the Loughborough University webpage for students from Russia!

We currently have a community of over 20 students from Russia studying a range of programmes with us across our two exciting campuses. Popular subjects for Russian students include:

Loughborough University offers Russian students a wide range of opportunities to get involved in our award-winning student experience, particularly through our Students Union which offers over 120 societies to join, or our position as the best sporting university in the world.

The LSU Russian Speaking Society offers Russian students a strong community presence to provide support and a home-from-home environment when you need it.

Entry Requirements

We are unable to accept students for direct entry to undergraduate programmes on the basis of the Certificate of Unified State Examination, and would require students to complete a suitable foundation programme, including the Loughborough University International Foundation Programme. For entry onto the Loughborough IFP we would require an overall mark of 4.5.

The University also accepts A Levels, IB, BTEC (HND) and a variety of equivalent qualifications. Please see the Undergraduate Prospectus for more details.

Applicants must also achieve the University’s English language requirements.

Pre-sessional English Language tuition is available for those who fall slightly below the score normally expected for entry. More information can be found through our English Language Support Service

Students who have studied at undergraduate level in Russia would be expected to achieve a GPA between 3.5 and 4.5 depending on programme requirements. For more details, view our international qualification equivalences table.

Applicants for a postgraduate Research degree will not only be expected to meet the entry requirements for postgraduate study but are also expected to provide a research proposal as part of their application.

Applicants must also achieve the University’s English language requirements.

Pre-sessional English Language tuition is available for those who fall slightly below the score normally expected for entry. More information can be found through our English Language Support Service 

Two of our Russian Students share their experience of studying at Loughborough here:

We are always happy to help with your queries and questions, and provide you with more information via email or the phone. We look forward to welcoming you to Loughborough University!