Enhancing your skills

Personal Best

You may also like to engage with Personal Best, our exclusive development programme for Loughborough’s students designed to help you develop your academic skills, stand out to future employers and be the best version of yourself.

The on-line resources include digital fluency, collaborative working and mental wellbeing to name just a few. Personal Best is also available through the MyLboro app – just log in with your normal University username and password.

Qualify for an extra Loughborough University Award…

You can also try out our new digital badges to evidence your skills to prospective employers and qualify for an additional award alongside your degree – the Personal Best Award.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is a learning platform with over 5000 video tutorials which may be used to develop creative, software, technology and business skills for learning and teaching. You can learn online, at your own pace, with a library of 5,000+ creative, business, and technology courses, on subjects from art to Zend. On completing a course, you receive a certificate, which you can display on your LinkedIn accomplishments if you wish.

How do you use LinkedIn Learning?

The University has purchased a subscription to LinkedIn Learning so it’s free for you to use. To login click on Sign In at the top right of the page, click ‘Sign in with your organization portal’ and simply enter ‘lboro.ac.uk’ in the box asking for your organisation URL. This will direct you to the Loughborough University sign-in page where you enter your normal user name and password.

Computer Skills Builder

Computer skills are a key component both for your academic life and for your future professional path. To support you in the process of building your computer skills, we have set up a range of resources that you are free to use to achieve the level of proficiency you wish in the usage of software packages and programming languages.