Working with business, public and voluntary organisations

A-Z of services

In addition to research partnerships, the University offers a number of other business and commercial services – spanning student and graduate recruitment, accommodation and conferencing, sports facilities, and training for your work-force.

Here is a listing of some of the many ways you can work with the University.

Business and short-stay accommodation on campus

The University has two hotels as well as affordable short-stay accommodation.

To find out about Burleigh Court (4*) and The Link Hotel (3*), please contact imago.

T: 01509 633030

To explore other accommodation options on campus, please visit the Campus Living website.

Business accommodation - including offices, laboratories, high bay and meeting areas - is available on the Science and Enterprise Park website.

Learn, enjoy, perform on campus

A wide variety of performances and classes are on offer as well as a number of venues for hire.

Please visit the LU Arts website.

Conferences and events
Hold your event on campus – and let us help you manage it

Whether you are planning a residential conference, a day’s training or a trade exhibition, we can provide you with everything you need – including full event management support.

Find out more by visiting the imago website.

Work with us to achieve your business goals

Consultancy enables you to establish relationships with individual academics or an expert team drawn from different research areas to:

  • enhance your organisation's research capabilities
  • hire in trusted expertise to tackle time-critical and complex challenges
  • access our specialist equipment and resources.

Find out more by visiting our Consultancy pages.

Education and training
Enhance your work-force’s skills and expertise

The University offers a range of training and education opportunities to support your staff’s professional development.

Short courses
Visit the online Short course calendar for a full list of current programmes.

The Loughborough MBA
Find out about our full- and part-time MBAs – and develop your business and management skills.

Accredited executive education
We offer a range of programmes for professionals, managers and company directors across all areas of business and management – equipping you with the skills to boost your career and transform your organisation.

Tailored training services
We can provide a range of bespoke opportunities to meet your specific skill requirements.

Management and Leadership Masters-level Apprenticeships (Level 7)
The School of Business and Economics has developed a suite of postgraduate apprenticeship programmes for organisations who wish to develop their talented managers using the Apprenticeship Levy.

Systems Engineering Master’s Degree Apprenticeship (Level 7)
We have more than 25 years’ experience teaching Systems Engineering, and our new Master’s Level Apprenticeship offers apprentices the opportunity to integrate their academic and practice-based learning whatever their sector.

Graduate recruitment
Employ graduates with energy, enthusiasm and the drive to succeed

Our Careers Network offers a targeted approach and free advertising to help you access a talented graduate pool – and our Careers Fairs are a great way to boost awareness of your organisation among our students and augment your brand as an employer.

Gym and sports membership
Get fit on campus

Membership is available for Powerbase and Holywell Fitness gyms, as well as our 50m swimming pool. Fitness classes can be booking individually, and many indoor and outdoor facilities are also available for hire.

Please visit the Loughborough Sport website.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
Boost your competitiveness and productivity

A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) is a three-way collaboration between the University, a private or public sector business and a graduate working on a project geared to your strategic growth.

They provide an ideal way to access the innovative ideas and skills of our researchers, enabling your organisation to achieve its strategic goals – be that product development or business expansion.

Find out more by visiting our KTP pages.

Language classes
Communicate with confidence worldwide

Evening classes are available in Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.

Please visit the Language Centre website.

Science and Enterprise Park
Grow your business here with us

The University’s Science and Enterprise Park (LUSEP) combines the benefits of a purpose-built corporate environment with a complementary R&D base and skilled workforce supply.

Already one of the UK’s largest science and enterprise parks, plans are in place for ambitious expansions to further develop our thriving business community.

To find out more about immediate vacancies and development opportunities, please visit the LUSEP website.

SME support
The iNet specialises in supporting regional SMEs

We support SMEs across the East Midlands to achieve their business goals – and some of our schemes have grant support.

Find out more by visiting our iNet webpages.

Sports facilities
Hire our sports venues for your event

Known for our outstanding contribution to the world of sport for more than 60 years, we are proud to be the country’s number one university for sport.

To find out what’s on offer and how you can make use of our superb range of sports facilities for a variety of corporate and private events, please visit the Loughborough Sport website.

Student placements and internships
Tangible benefits for students and businesses

Our high-calibre students are extremely sought after. Placements and internships provide your organisation with the opportunity to work with them and employ their skills and expertise to advance specific projects.

Visit the Careers Network website to find out more.

Summer schools
Base your student summer camp here

The University is an ideal environment for English language, sports and other specialist student camps. The vibrant and secure 410 acre campus boasts excellent teaching, accommodation, dining, sports and entertainment facilities.

Find out more by visiting our Summer Camps webpage.

Venue hire
We cater for conferences, training, exhibitions and sports events

Whether you are planning a residential conference, a day’s training or a trade exhibition, we can provide you with everything you need – including full event management support. Find out more by visiting the imago website.

If you are planning a sports event, please contact the Loughborough Sport Business Development Team.