Loughborough University is a truly global institution with a commitment to providing an outstanding international learning experience for all students. We have a long history of welcoming international students and there are now over 2,500 students from outside of the UK representing more than 130 countries.
A top UK university
Loughborough University has a reputation for academic excellence, strong links with business and industry and unrivalled sporting achievement. This is evident in our rankings success and numerous achievements which include:
Loughborough is in the top 10 of every national league table
out of 121 universities in the Guardian University League Table 2022
for seven consecutive years in the Complete University Guide
Five star plus
A five star plus rating in the QS Stars scheme
Why study at Loughborough University?
Just a few of the many excellent reasons to choose Loughborough to live and study
Campus and location
The campus itself has a lively atmosphere with over 20,000 students and staff from over 100 different countries. There is a strong sense of community and a real buzz, just what you would expect from a university that continues to be popular in national and international student polls.
Support for international students
We’ll make sure you’re well looked after during your time here – after all, our campus will be your home and we want you to feel part of the family. That’s why all our students have access to a variety of university support services and study resources, so that they can settle comfortably into life at Loughborough.
Every single one of our undergraduate courses offers the option to include a year in industry. Year after year record numbers of employers seek to recruit Loughborough students for placements, internships and graduate roles, attracted to their wide-ranging skills, adaptability and determination to succeed.
Award winning student experience
Whatever you do and wherever you go, you can’t miss the fantastic sense of community at Loughborough. We offer one of the best university experiences for everything from sport to the Students’ Union.
Lafite Lo, a penultimate Aeronautical Engineering student at Loughborough tells us what it was like joining Loughborough through clearing as an International student.