Our StrategyBuilding Excellence

Our ambitions

By 2020 we will have developed:

A distinctive international reputation for excellence

The relevance of our research to real-life issues will place us at the forefront internationally, increasing significantly the global visibility and reputation of the University. Our contribution at the very highest levels to new knowledge and understanding will boost our links with some of the best universities in the world and expand our breadth of well-established partnerships with leading international companies.

A life-shaping student experience

We will provide our students with an exceptional learning environment that offers outstanding, innovative teaching, opportunities to contribute to pioneering research, and options to maximise their business potential, coupled with wide-ranging personal support. We will engage with our students to ensure we deliver the best possible academic experience. There will be high demand for our programmes and we will continue to deliver outstanding levels of student satisfaction.

Working in partnership with Loughborough Students’ Union, we will offer the best possible all-round experience, providing our students with a wide range of opportunities that enable them to achieve their full potential, professionally and personally as well as academically.

Outstanding partnerships to deliver social, economic and cultural prosperity

We will realise the commercial potential of our research and forge productive, collaborative links with partners across all sectors. This will ensure that we meet their requirements and that the impact of our activities helps to support economic development and drive innovation and performance on local, national and international levels.

We will work closely with local partners to enhance the social, cultural and economic wellbeing of the communities and regions in which we reside and will embed sustainability and social responsibility into all of our processes, operations and developments.

A culture of delivering excellence in all that we do

Through the integration of influential research, vibrant enterprising culture and outstanding learning opportunities, we will enhance our ability to drive forward solutions to contemporary global challenges.

Our staff will be supported to attain the highest standards, and our international profile will attract the very best in their fields.

We will also have cemented our position as the UK’s premier university for sport and be recognised globally for our unique ability to shape sport and exercise policy and practice both nationally and internationally.

One outstanding university: two vibrant campuses

Our distinctive ability to integrate research, teaching and enterprise will have strengthened the activities in which we excel and created new capacity in areas of excellence.

Our international ambitions will be further enhanced through a thriving postgraduate campus on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, complementing our outstanding green-field campus in Loughborough and creating two inspiring campus communities.