- New students - Welcome
- Returners - Welcome Back
The important information in the sections above will help you do everything you need to before you arrive at the University and ensure you know what to expect in your first days. For returners, this site provides you with a quick guide to important changes from last year and also a guide to living in town.
The Student Handbook below provides the essential information for being a student at Loughborough. It is important that you are familiar with what is expected of you during your programme (course) and the support available.
- The essentials
- Study support
- Student life
- Additional information
The links on these tabs highlight the most commonly used topics in the Student Handbook. It is designed to summarise the important information you need for your studies, along with links to more information and the relevant website for each topic.
Term Dates: 2012/13
Autumn Term: 1 October 2012 – 14 December 2012
Spring Term: 7 January 2013 – 15 March 2013
Summer Term: 15 April 2013 – 19 June 2013
Special Assessment Period
28 August 1013 - 6 September 2013
Below, you'll find information about the facilities and services available to help you with your academic studies. As well as commonly used facilities, such as the Library, it's important that you know what services are available to support you if you are having difficulty or have any specific needs (e.g. disabilities).
Personal study support
The services below provide can provide one-on-one support for both academic and personal matters.
The Loughborough Experience is about more than just your studies. The activities and opportunities for developing your personal skills are an important part of student life at the University. There are also support services available to assist you in times of difficulty or if you have specific needs.
Recreation and development
Guidance, health and mental welfare
How we use your data
The University is committed to using your data responsibly and being open about who it may be shared with. The data protection information gives you access to all the ways we use your personal data, where it may be transfered to third parties (and why), and how you can opt out of various uses.
For a lively and innovative academic community to be maintained, ensuring a diverse range of interests, backgrounds and cultures is vital. Find out more about the policies and regulations, but also the culture of equal opportunities at the University.
Health, safety and the environment
The University has a duty of care to its students and staff, but you also have a duty of care to ensure your actions don't put others at risk. Find out more about your responsibilities and what the University does to manage risk and minimise envonrimental impact.