Loughborough climbs to sixth in The Complete University Guide 2021
Loughborough has climbed two places to sixth in the Complete University Guide 2021 and remains the only University in the Midlands to feature in the top ten.
The league table, published today (Tuesday 9 June 2020), is based on ten measures: Entry Standards, Student Satisfaction, Research Quality, Research Intensity, Graduate Prospects, Student-Staff Ratio, Spending on Academic Services, Spending on Student Facilities, Good Honours Degrees, and Completion. It includes 130 institutions
Speaking about the 2021 guide Professor Robert Allison, Loughborough’s Vice-Chancellor, said: “In these challenging times it is fantastic to be reminded of what we have achieved. Our continued presence in the top ten underlines our position as one of the very best universities in the country.
“As always, this is thanks to hard work and commitment by staff across the University and the Students’ Union who ensure our students get the very best out of their university years.”
The top ten universities in The UK Complete University Guide 2021 are:
- St Andrews
- London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
- Imperial College London
- University College London
The full league table can be viewed at: https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/league-tables/rankings
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Loughborough is one of the country’s leading universities, with an international reputation for research that matters, excellence in teaching, strong links with industry, and unrivalled achievement in sport and its underpinning academic disciplines.
It has been awarded five stars in the independent QS Stars university rating scheme, named the best university in the world for sports-related subjects in the 2019 QS World University Rankings, University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2019 and top in the country for its student experience in the 2018 THE Student Experience Survey.
Loughborough is in the top 10 of every national league table, being ranked 4th in the Guardian University League Table 2020, 5th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and 6th in The UK Complete University Guide 2021.
Loughborough is consistently ranked in the top twenty of UK universities in the Times Higher Education’s ‘table of tables’ and is in the top 10 in England for research intensity. In recognition of its contribution to the sector, Loughborough has been awarded seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes.
The Loughborough University London campus is based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and offers postgraduate and executive-level education, as well as research and enterprise opportunities. It is home to influential thought leaders, pioneering researchers and creative innovators who provide students with the highest quality of teaching and the very latest in modern thinking.