Loughborough Doctoral College

As a new student studying for a research degree at Loughborough University, you'll become a member of the Doctoral College. The Doctoral College is here to enhance your experience by providing outstanding support for your professional and personal development.

As a member of Loughborough University Doctoral College, you will benefit from an extensive doctoral training programme, taking place at both our Loughborough and London campuses, delivered by our dedicated team and other professional services colleagues.

We aim to provide a cohort-based experience for all of our students by facilitating access to a wide range of networking opportunities and events which run throughout the academic year. Our annual Research Conference and Summer Showcase bring together our Doctoral Researcher community to shine a spotlight on the quality of Loughborough’s research and share insights and knowledge from across our academic schools.

Research Degree Regulations and Code of Practice

The University has a set of Regulations and a Code of Practice specifically relating to Research Degree Programmes. This regulatory information and guidance specifically for research students aims to support a high quality and consistent doctoral experience.