The key to great teaching
One of the top 10 research-led universities in the country, Loughborough is renowned for the relevance of its academic work. Driven by society’s need for solutions to real-life issues, we stand on the front-line of new knowledge and understanding.
In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, Loughborough’s outstanding reputation for research
was confirmed. We ranked 14th in the UK and 9th in England for research intensity in the Times Higher Education Magazine, consolidating its position as a pioneer amongst research-led universities.
Queen’s Anniversary Prizes
In acknowledgement of our massive contribution towards relevant research, Loughborough has received seven Queen’s Anniversary Prizes
for Higher and Further Education. This is an esteemed biannual award that recognises outstanding educational achievement in areas of service and benefit to the nation.
Working with business
We have formed long-standing relationships with business, industry and the public sector through which we jointly strive to tackle real-world challenges.
Opportunities for students
Loughborough’s students benefit from a vibrant research culture in which they are taught by academics at the forefront of their disciplines. Student engagement with current research activity is prevalent across the University, enabling them to derive specialist skills and knowledge from top quality research practice.