Our achievements

We take pride in offering an experience and creating a community that you can be proud to be a part of. Here are some of our latest achievements.

University league tables

University of the Year for Sport

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

Top 10

in the 'Table of Tables' 2022

Times Higher Education

10th

in the Guardian League Table 2022

7th

out of 130 UK universities in the Complete University Guide 2023

11th

out of 135 UK universities in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

Research and innovation

Over 90% of Loughborough’s research is ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally-excellent’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Awarded 5 stars for research

International QS Stars Scheme 2020

Awarded seven Queen’s Anniversary Prizes

Student experience

University of the Year

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2020

1st

for University Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2022

Best university in the UK

University Compare Top 100 universities 2022

2nd in the UK

for student experience

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

4th in England

for overall satisfaction*

National Student Survey 2021 *Based on English HEIs excluding specialists, FECs and alternate providers

Sport

Best university in the world for sports-related subjects

Six years running - QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017-2022

British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) champions

Unbeaten for 41 years running (2022)

1st

for Societies and Sport

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2020

Employability

No. 1 in the UK for employer-student connections

and within the top 25 globally

QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022

2nd for Job Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2020

Four-star rating for careers service and job prospects

Best UK Universities 2022, StudentCrowd

Awarded 5* for employability

International QS Stars Scheme 2020