International applicants

Here's a little insight into life on campus


Loughborough was named University of the Year for Sport by The Times Good University Guide 2014. The University was chosen as the official Preparation Camp for Team GB in the run-up to the London 2012 Olympic Games. Subject areas include Sport Management, Sport Coaching, Sport and Exercise Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, Sports Biomechanics, Psychology, Human Biology. 

Support with jobs and future career

The University has received the highest award of 5* for employability support and success, in the prestigious QS Stars University Ratings 2014.  The Careers and Employability Centre at Loughborough offers specialist support to our students to help achieve their career goals.   This includes holding the UK’s largest campus graduate recruitment and placements fairs each year that are attended by nearly 200 companies that include global blue-chip organisations such as Apple, Merrill Lynch, Coca Cola, PwC, Unilever, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, GSK, Samsung, BMW, IBM and Microsoft.  

Campus and location

The University’s 440 acre single-site green campus, the largest in the UK, offers great facilities for every aspect of student life. It is home to 17,000 students from over 100 countries.  There are plenty of open spaces, gardens and sports areas along with academic buildings, student accommodation, medical centre, theatres, art galleries, cafés and shops.  The campus is safe and the facilities are conveniently accessible by walking, bicycle or via the University bus service. The University is located in the historic and pretty market town of Loughborough, in the southern part of the UK and centre of England, which is around 1 hour 15 minutes from the heart of London by fastest train and just 45 minutes by road from Birmingham, the cities of Nottingham and Leicester are also closeby.  The University has a popular East- Asian restaurant on campus and there is also a large East-Asian supermarket in the town where students can buy food and ingredients.           

Loughborough University London Campus 

In September 2015 teaching will commence at our new London campus, located on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and based on application numbers the campus is proving to be popular with Taiwanese students.  Loughborough University London provides students with a unique study environment, strong links to local employers and innovative new Masters programmes relating to Finance, Entrepreneurship, Digital Technologies, Media & Creative Industries, Animation, Design, Sport Business, and Diplomacy.    

Hear the experiences of our current Taiwanese students here.