About us

Welcome to the School of Design and Creative Arts at Loughborough University

Bringing together expertise from across Design and Creative Arts disciplines, the School is committed to facilitating societal change and providing viable solutions to contemporary challenges at national and international levels.

1st in the UK

for Fashion and Textiles

The Guardian University Guide 2024

3rd in the UK

for Art and Design

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024

4th in the UK

for Art and Design

The Complete University Guide 2024

We pride ourselves on the real-world context behind our teaching, enterprise, and research initiatives. Our blend of creativity, ethics and rigour for real-world benefit is at the heart of who are – a hands-on, creative, and industrious community of staff and students who are passionate about using design and arts for universal benefit.

A top 5 UK university for Art and Design, our purpose is to create physical and digital experiences and interactions which benefit people, society, culture, the economy, and the environment.