Nominations are now open for University Prizes

Do you know a student who has gone out of their way to help you or to serve the Loughborough community?

Loughborough University offers a range of University Prizes to support students who have made a difference in the local community. A number of University Prizes are now open for nomination, offering rewards up to £1500 for the most deserving students. These prizes provide a fantastic opportunity for students to enhance their learning experience and expand their knowledge in their chosen subject area.

Our Community Prizes rely on nominations made by the wider community.

The Hannah Community Prize of up to £200 was created for individuals, groups of students or student households who have given the community recognisable acts of kindness of good neighbourliness.

If you have been impressed by a students’ effort to develop co-operation and aid between the University or Colleges and the local community, the T S Shipman prize could reward them with up to £800.

You can find more details of the Community Prizes, as well as downloadable nomination forms, at

Nominations close on Thursday 29th March 2018 and should be emailed to

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