Loughborough holds onto 6th place in 2018 Times Higher Education ‘Table of Tables’
Loughborough has retained its 6th place ranking for the second year in the Times Higher Education (THE) ‘Table of Tables’, consolidating its position as one of the country’s top universities.
Loughborough amongst global elite with five-star plus rating
Loughborough University is one of only 15 universities in the world to be awarded a five-star plus rating – the highest available – in an independent assessment of its performance.
Social Sciences makes top 100 in global THE ranking
Social Sciences at Loughborough University has been ranked 98th in the world in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) subject rankings.
Major legacy donation invested into new architecture programme
Loughborough University has received a £2.5million legacy donation from Reginald W.J. Hewson, the largest bequest the University has ever received.
Excellence100 campaign searches for more academic stars
Loughborough University is embarking on the next phase of its Excellence100 staff recruitment campaign.
Loughborough climbs to 7th in Times Good University Guide
Loughborough has been ranked 7th out of 131 UK universities in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 – its highest ever position.
Learn from other people’s mistakes for Clearing 2017
Social interaction experts from Loughborough University have examined hundreds of calls made to its clearing contact centre last year to come up with top tips for students entering the process tomorrow (Thursday 17 August).
Loughborough top in England for student satisfaction
Loughborough has been ranked the top mainstream university in England for student satisfaction in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS).
Girls present inspiring ideas for future sustainable communities
Over two dozen girls completed a four-day challenge at Loughborough University this month to help develop sustainable communities for the future.
More than 600,000 youngsters are at risk of ‘holiday hunger’ this summer
Hundreds of thousands of disadvantaged children are at risk of malnutrition, ill-health and hunger this summer due to a six-week break from the vital nutrition of free school meals.
Academic publishes new book exploring health and medicine in early modern England
A new book which explores health and medicine in early modern England has been published by a Loughborough University academic.
Daily movement programme has positive impact on children’s learning
Following a daily movement programme can improve children’s physical development levels and has the potential to boost their chances in the classroom, researchers from Loughborough University have found.
Loughborough University London and Chelsea Football Club join forces
Loughborough University London and Chelsea Football Club are delighted to have formed a three-year strategic partnership that will see the two organisations work together on research, internships, player aftercare and engagement activities.
Loughborough in the ‘Golden Six’ of elite universities securing top teaching quality rating
Loughborough is one of the ‘Golden Six’ elite universities in the country to be awarded the top accolade in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
Survey reveals Loughborough graduates among UK high earners
Salaries for Loughborough University graduates are among the highest in the country according to new figures released by the Department for Education (DfE).
Internationally acclaimed professor joins Loughborough University London
Loughborough University London has appointed Professor Tony Edwards as Director of its new Institute for International Management.
Mathematician argues whether or not ‘10’ should come after ‘nine’…
A Loughborough mathematics educator has argued that perhaps the number 10 should not be taught after the numbers from one to nine.
UK Government confirms funding for EU students for 2018
The UK Government has confirmed financial support for EU students starting courses in the 2018–19 academic year.
Loughborough top ten again in national ranking of 129 universities
Loughborough has consolidated its position as one of the best universities in the country with another top ten ranking in The Complete University Guide 2018.
Independent study shows Loughborough University provides ‘Best Return on Investment in the Country’
Loughborough offers students the best return on their investment in the UK having been named the ‘Best Value University in the Country’ in a new independent study.
Loughborough brings home two golds from Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2017
Loughborough University has won two Whatuni 2017 Student Choice Awards, picking up the top accolade for Best University Facilities and the new Giving Back category.
Loughborough researcher wins national science outreach competition
Lewis Wright, Postgraduate Researcher at the Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST) has won an online outreach competition for scientists, where school students are the judges.
Loughborough University London invites graduates to take 'The Big Step'
Loughborough University London has announced a new employability programme for unemployed and underemployed graduates in four key growth areas in East London.
Honorary Fellow receives Design and Technology Association Excellence Award
Nigel Zanker, Honorary Fellow at Loughborough Design School, has been awarded the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Design and Technology Education Award’ at the 17th Design and Technology Association Excellence Awards.31 March 2017
Survey confirms Loughborough has offered best student experience over the last decade
No university in the UK has offered a better student experience over the last decade than Loughborough, a national survey has revealed.23 March 2017
Funding boost sees more sit-to-stand desks installed in schools
A study exploring the feasibility of introducing sit-to-stand desks into primary schools has been given a £413K funding boost.17 March 2017
Loughborough academic appointed as Fellow of new Political Literacy Oversight Group
Sarah Mills, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography in the School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences, has been appointed a Fellow of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Democratic Participation’s new Political Literacy Oversight Group.9 March 2017
Loughborough gets top spot again for overall satisfaction in independent student survey
Loughborough University has once again been ranked first for overall student satisfaction in the UK and globally in an independent survey.24 January 2017
Historic day as Loughborough University London celebrates first graduation ceremony
Loughborough University London celebrated its first ever graduation ceremony yesterday (Thursday 15 December), honouring the achievements of more than 200 students.16 December 2016
Nearly three quarters of academic and professional women in higher education believe men are more likely to get senior positions
Research from Loughborough University has revealed that higher education is failing women on their path to senior roles.12 December 2016
Loughborough Early Years programme gains industry recognition
A Loughborough University study to improve children’s physical readiness for school is The Early Years winner at the Children & Young People Now Awards.7 December 2016
Loughborough’s Earn to Learn scheme could keep more jobs UK-based
Graduate jobs are on the decline as companies look to outsource their middle management roles. But one academic’s surprise solution could not only stop the flow of UK jobs going overseas, but also provide current students with financial assistance and improved career prospects.30 November 2016
Loughborough University and StreetGames join forces to tackle school holiday hunger
Loughborough University academics are working with the national charity StreetGames to tackle the problem of school holiday hunger for children in the UK.2 November 2016
Universities Minister officially opens new multi million pound learning facility at Loughborough University
Jo Johnson MP – Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation – was joined by Loughborough MP Nicky Morgan at Loughborough University this week (24th October) to officially open a major new learning and teaching facility.25 October 2016
Times Higher Education ‘Table of Tables’ consolidates Loughborough’s top ten university ranking
Loughborough University has risen six places to 6th in this year’s Times Higher Education (THE) ‘Table of Tables’, published today (12 October).12 October 2016
‘Inspiring Success’ stories celebrated at Loughborough University London awards evening
Loughborough University London honoured the achievements of its first Inspiring Success graduating scholars on Thursday September 15 and announced the winners for 2016.20 September 2016
Loughborough to be a key partner in new ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership
Loughborough University is part of a Midlands consortium to receive funding to train the next generation of world-leading social scientists.23 August 2016
Midlands academics awarded prestigious mathematics gold medals
Loughborough University academic Tony Croft, Professor of Mathematics Education, has been awarded a gold medal by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA).22 July 2016
Loughborough University tops Times Higher Education’s mock teaching assessment
Loughborough University has topped a mock exercise run by the Times Higher Education (THE) magazine that anticipates how the UK’s 120 universities might perform in the new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).23 June 2016
Education Secretary visits Sports Technology Institute to emphasise importance of maths skills
The Education Secretary and Loughborough MP, Nicky Morgan, was at Loughborough University’s Sports Technology Institute today (18 March) to find out how triathletes and their coaches use maths as part of their training and development programmes.18 March 2016
No evidence of a decline in A-level maths standards since the 1990s
New research shows A-level maths standards have declined since the 1960s – but appear to have remained consistent over the last 20 years.22 February 2016
Study to track students' digital research journey
Discovering and navigating digital information is part of the everyday work of today’s researcher, but what is that user experience and how could it be improved?21 January 2016