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Loughborough University is renowned for offering a life-changing student experience, recently ranking first in The Times Higher Education Experience Survey 2016 and top 10 in each of the most recent national league tables, cementing its status as one of the country’s leading higher education institutions.

Boasting outstanding facilities, a dynamic research culture with an international reputation, and a diverse community of staff and students from around the world, Loughborough offers an exciting range of options for undergraduate study, as well as providing opportunities to develop and specialise at postgraduate or PhD level.

Why choose Loughborough?

Loughborough University is one of the UK's leading centres of excellence for teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) with a long history of educational excellence dating back to its origins as a technical college in 1909.

Today, thanks to the expertise of our academic staff, our engagement with industry, international research collaboration, and substantial investment in the development of facilities and resources, Loughborough University is well placed to train STEM students for the careers, industries and challenges of tomorrow.

Study with us because

  • Highly rated in university league tables and subject rankings 

    1st for Building and Engineering (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018), 1st for Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology (NSS 2017), 3rd for Materials Technology (The Guardian University Guide 2018), 5th for Chemistry (The Guardian University Guide 2018), 7th for Mechanical Engineering (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018), 8th for Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering (The Complete University Guide 2018).

  • Voted the Best Student Experience over the last 10 years (2007-17) 

    Since the inception of the Times Higher Education Student Experience survey in 2006 Loughborough has topped the table seven times and come top five no less than 10 times.

  • Top 10 for Graduate Prospects 

    With placement options available on every undergraduate course we pride ourselves on supporting our students to gain the vital experience and develop the skills employers seek. For this reason, we are ranked top 10 in the UK for graduate prospects in the Guardian and Complete University Guides 2018.

  • Outstanding facilities for every aspect of student life 

    Our superb 440 acre single-site campus offers great facilities with plenty of open space, gardens and sports areas, interspersed with academic buildings and high-quality student accommodation.