Undergraduate study

Thank you for attending the Physics offer holder visit day

We hope you enjoyed visiting Loughborough University and finding out more about the Department of Physics. We have gathered some additional information here that may be helpful to you.

If you have any further questions about Physics at Loughborough University please do not hesitate to contact us on +44 (0)1509 222681 or email


For more information about our accommodation options and 360° tours of halls of residence visit the Loughborough University accommodation pages.

Loughborough life

Loughborough is a busy market town and provides everything you could need as a student and much more, with a great choice in restaurants, entertainment and shopping. Find out more about Loughborough life on the Love Loughborough website and check out our Loughborough University Intro to Loughborough town video.


From Aikido to Anime, Vegetarians to Virtual Reality, and everything in between, there is so much to do at Loughborough University with a dazzling array of Students' Union societies to join. Find your family at Loughborough University by checking out the list of societies on the LSU website.

Here are a few that might be of specific interest to Physics students:

Social life:

At Loughborough University there's not only a social network across campus that brings together the #lborofamily but this is also echoed within departments. Become a student in Mathematical Sciences and have access to information on socials and events happening in the department:


Did you know Loughborough University is home to the largest concentration of sporting facilities across an amazing array of sports? Did you know Loughborough has been crowned British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) champion for a staggering 40 consecutive years? Loughborough can offer a sporting experience that is hard to beat, whether you are an elite athlete or play sport for fun. Find out about sport at Loughborough University from gym memberships to sports clubs on the Loughborough Sport website.

Arts and culture

Loughborough University enjoys a lively arts scene, including live theatre, poetry, music, cinema and visual arts - and there are also arts scholarships available for gifted artists. For more information and to check out our cultural calendar visit the LU Arts webpages.

Volunteering and fundraising

Loughborough can offer you many opportunities to get involved in projects both at home and abroad, supporting good causes through charity fundraising or action projects in the local community and beyond. Find out the award-winning Loughborough Rag which has raised an impressive £17 million for charity since 1979 and then explore the wide variety of Action projects you can become part of.

Students' Union

Loughborough Students' Union is the beating heart of the University's award-winning student experience, supporting your academic life but also your social life through a range of activities, clubs, societies and services to get involved in. Get the lowdown on LSU by visiting the website.

Student support

From academic writing and mathematics learning support to counselling support and mental health services, Loughborough University provides a network of support services to help ensure your time at university is happy, healthy and productive. You will find a helpful directory of our student support services here.