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14 May 2015

Loughborough rises to 11th in The Complete University Guide 2016

Loughborough has risen to 11th place out of 126 universities in the UK in The Complete University Guide league table for 2016.

The league table is based on ten measures: student satisfaction, research quality, research intensity, entry standards, student to staff ratio; spending on academic services; spending on student facilities; good honours degrees achieved; graduate prospects and completion.

Loughborough also remains the leading university in the East Midlands, and features in the top ten nationally for 11 subject listings, taking first place in Librarianship and Information Management.

Speaking about the 2016 guide Professor Robert Allison, Loughborough’s Vice Chancellor said: “I am delighted that Loughborough has retained its position as a top UK university.  We take great pride in the all-round student experience we offer at Loughborough, the quality of education we provide and our world-class research and innovation.”

Loughborough was also recently crowned University of the Year at the 2015 Whatuni Student Choice Awards.

PositionUniversity
1 Cambridge
2 Oxford
3 London School of Economics
4 Imperial College London
5 Durham
6 St Andrews
7 Warwick
8 Surrey
9 Lancaster
10 Exeter
11= LOUGHBOROUGH
11= Bath
13 University College London
14 Southampton
15 Bristol
16 East Anglia
17 York
18 Birmingham
19 Leeds
20 Edinburgh

Notes for editors

Article reference number: PR 15/64

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 Sports University of the Year 2013-14 by The Times and Sunday Times. Loughborough is consistently ranked in the top twenty of UK universities in the Times Higher Education’s ‘table of tables’ and has been voted England's Best Student Experience for six years running in the Times Higher Education league. In recognition of its contribution to the sector, Loughborough has been awarded seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes.

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

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