Engineering Experience

Engineering Experience is our two-day, one-night, on-campus residential for year 11 student who want to find out more about studying engineering at university.

Date: Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 July 2024
Cost: Free
Location: Loughborough University East Midlands campus

Successful applicants will take part in a range of practical Engineering workshops and industry talks. Each session will be run by our academics, careers team or an expert in industry and students are encouraged to pick subjects that they may not have considered before.

Key Dates

  • Applications Open 3 March 2024
  • Application Deadline 6 May 2024
  • Application Outcome 20 May 2024
  • Engineering Experience 3 – 4 July 2024

The event will include:

  • Practical, hands-on workshops & activities delivered by our academics, researchers, and expert alumni in industry. 
  • Information to help you explore different types of engineering and the careers they provide.
  • Explore the different courses on offer at one of the largest engineering universities in the UK.
  • Opportunities to ask current students any questions about student life and living at Loughborough University.

Why should I attend?

  • Experience what it is like to study engineering at university level. 
  • The opportunity to experience student life by staying in our hall of residency and meeting our student ambassadors (Who are currently studying Engineering.)
  • Understand the wide range of engineering topics and careers available to you.
  • Hear inspiring talks from industry and careers experts!
  • Enhance your personal statement and CV.
  • Have fun!


How much does it cost?

Engineering experience is free for successful applicants to the engineering experience program, as places are funded by Loughborough University.  This includes accommodation, food and travel (Travel costs covered up to £80).


Subject Overview

During Engineering experience you will have the opportunity to attend workshops and taster sessions including*: 

 Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering

Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering


Chemical Engineering


Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

*Subject to change


Engineering at Loughborough