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University events set to inspire students

Loughborough University is running a series of ‘Inspiring Minds’ events to give Year 12 students a taster into University life and a range of different degree subjects.

Prospective students will have the chance to come onto campus to complete a day of exciting activities and workshops.

To kickstart the sessions, this month, the University is running an Inspiring Minds event in Arts, English and Drama which will be Shakespeare themed to commemorate 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare.

Over the course of the day, students will take part in a range of sessions within their chosen subject discipline including Drama, English Literature, Fine Art, Graphics, Publishing and Textiles.

In addition to this, the University’s Student Ambassadors will provide a campus tour to show the range of fantastic facilities available at Loughborough. There will also be an opportunity to learn more about fees and funding and how to write an effective personal statement.

The event is on 16 March from 9.15am – 3.00pm and is free to attend. Booking is essential. For more information and to book a place, please click here.

There will be further Inspiring Mind taster events later in the year for Business and Economics, Sports, Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

Notes for editors

Press release reference number: PR 16/32

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Loughborough is one of the country’s leading universities, with an international reputation for research that matters, excellence in teaching, strong links with industry, and unrivalled achievement in sport and its underpinning academic disciplines.

It has been awarded five stars in the independent QS Stars university rating scheme, putting it among the best universities in the world, and was named University of the Year in the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2015.Loughborough is consistently ranked in the top twenty of UK universities in the Times Higher Education’s ‘table of tables’ and is in the top 10 in England for research intensity. It was 2nd in the 2015 THE Student Experience Survey and was named Sports University of the Year 2013-14 by The Times and Sunday Times. In recognition of its contribution to the sector, Loughborough has been awarded seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes.

In September 2015 the University opened an additional academic campus in London’s new innovation quarter. Loughborough University London, based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, offers postgraduate and executive-level education, as well as research and enterprise opportunities.

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