International applicants

Some of our current Indian students on campus with Vice Chancellor Robert Allison

Welcome to the Loughborough University web pages for students from India.

Loughborough University has a long history of welcoming students from India on to our campus, with our first Indian student graduating with us back in 1937. We are now home to over 230 students from India studying on campus, split across undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research courses. Our Indian students come to study with us from all across India.

We are proud of our well-established teaching and research collaborations with a large number of prestigious Indian universities including IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Madras and Anna University, Chennai. An example of collaboration between Loughborough and IIT can be seen here.

Four students from India have given their views on Loughborough University which you can see in our Testimonials section. We also have our own Loughborough University Alumni Association India Chapter. For more information please click here. Loughborough have many successful Indian alumni. One such example is Anuj Kichlu, who graduated from Loughborough with an MSc in Sport Management in 2010. He founded his own football company and also sits on another sports board in India. Find out more about his experiences here.

The most popular programmes with Indian students include BSc Sports Management, MBA with Internship and BEng Aeronautical Engineering.

We have over 100 clubs and societies for you to join in your spare time ranging from sports to religious societies. The Bhangra Society is very popular with our Indian students. The full list can be found at Our Indian students celebrate various religious festivals with us on campus each year.

Loughborough University is also home the the England Cricket Board, with the National Cricket Performance Centre in the middle of campus. This state of the art facility is open to all students as part of the cricket club, as well as regularly hosting national teams who can be seen playing on campus. 

Rob Reeves, the Regional Manager for India in the International Office usually visits India 4 times per year. To find out the next event in India please click here.