Postgraduate study

Loughborough campus events

Experience our outstanding campus and find out more about what Loughborough has to offer by coming along to one of our postgraduate open events.

Loughborough visit opportunities for postgraduate students.

Coffee morning at Loughborough

Our Postgraduate Coffee Morning is the perfect opportunity for you to explore our outstanding campus, take a guided tour of your department, view accommodation, sports facilities, visit our Students' Union and view our learning and teaching spaces.

The Coffee Morning is run in conjunction with the Undergraduate Open Days, the campus is buzzing with people and things are going on all day. Our Postgraduate Event is a great base for you to find out more and enjoy some refreshments before you venture across our campus.

Event details

We will be hosting our Coffee Morning Saturday 22 September. 

What to expect on the day: 

The whole campus is open for you to explore, you can join us any time between 9.30am - 12.30pm at Graduate House for informal advice and conversation with our current postgraduate students. There will be staff from Admissions to answer any questions you might have. Following your visit to Graduate House you can then tour the campus either on foot or there are frequent (free) buses. We will give you a full Open Day Guide which will list talks, tours and include a map of the campus.

At Graduate House you can:

  • Join us for refreshments any time between 9.30am - 12.30pm
  • Chat to our current postgraduate students about what doing a Master's or PhD is really like
  • Speak to our admissions staff, who can advise you on how to apply and the application process
  • See first hand Graduate House - our dedicated social and work space for postgraduates

Whilst touring the campus you can:

  • *Take a departmental tour, hear talks and presentations
  • Find out more about accommodation options and view halls of residence
  • Tour our world-class sports facilities
  • Visit our STEMLab, a cutting edge facility and student focused laboratories
  • Visit the exhibition of student support services, including careers advice
  • Explore our state-of-the-art library and our award winning Students' Union

Getting to our campus is simple - we’re in the heart of the East Midlands with great links to the rest of the UK, find information here and where to go on arrival.

Please note: academic staff from postgraduate programmes are NOT available at the Coffee Morning.*Our Coffee Mornings are run in conjunction with the University’s Undergraduate Open Day and any presentations or talks will be primarily aimed at an undergraduate student audience, however many of our academic staff teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

*We cannot guarantee that you will be able to speak to staff that teach your particular programme, however staff from your respective schools and departments will be available.

*Unfortunately on Saturday 30 June the School of Business and Economics will not be open for tours.

Open Evenings at Loughborough

Our Postgraduate Open Evening gives you the chance to meet representatives from our academic schools and departments. With staff from both Loughborough and London campuses, it’s the perfect opportunity for you to discover the range of taught and research opportunities available.

Wednesday 7 November 2018

Bookings are not open yet - if you are interested in attending please register your interest with us and we will invite you nearer the time. 

Schools and departments :

  • Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials
  • Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
  • Arts, English and Drama
  • Business and Economics
  • Design, Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Centre for Doctoral Training
  • Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics Education Centre, Physics
  • Teacher Education
  • Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
  • Social Sciences, Politics, History and International Relations, Geography
  • Loughborough University London

Who else will be there?

You will find representatives from both campuses and also some of our professional services:

Postgraduate Admissions team – enquire about the taught and research application process, including how to apply, entry requirements and financing your studies.
Student Ambassadors – hear first-hand and gain an insight into the postgraduate experience at Loughborough. They will be wearing the ‘Team Loughborough’ purple T-shirts.
Doctoral College – Find out about the doctoral experience and hear about Graduate House – the postgraduate home-from-home on campus.

Can I have a campus tour?

Why not make the most of your visit, campus tours can be requested at our registration desk. Our Student Ambassadors can you show you around campus.

Do I have to book?

Yes, we advise that you to book on-line in advance. By registering to attend your registration on arrival will be quicker, and we can send you updates and important information before you arrive. Most importantly, by registering, we can identify which School you are interested in and can ensure that you are met by staff from the relevant subject area. 

Once the bookings are open we will email all students who have registered interest, you can register interest here.

How do I get to campus

Loughborough is at the heart of England in the northern most part of the county of Leicestershire. Being centrally located it is well served by road, rail and air; you can find more details here.


Interested in a PhD?

Students who are interested in studying a PhD are very welcome to attend the open evening or coffee morning, but we recommend that before doing so they contact the department they are interested in to discuss their ideas and the opportunities available.

How to find a supervisor

You may be able to make an appointment to meet with your potential supervisor at a mutually convenient time.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about any of our events, please email us.