Life on campus
We’re lucky to have such a beautiful place to call home – our stunning single-site campus is the University’s most glorious asset, measuring 440 acres in total (equivalent to 7,040 tennis courts or 250 football pitches!) You’ll find everything you need within close walking distance, from open spaces, gardens and sports pitches to academic buildings, Loughborough Students’ Union and our halls of residence.
Get to know our campus
The campus itself has a lively atmosphere with over 20,000 students and staff from over 100 different countries. There is a strong sense of community and a real buzz, just what you would expect from a university that continues to be popular in national and international student polls.
Things to do on campus
On campus, there’s never a shortage of things to get involved in. From nights out at the Union to nights in with your flatmates and a pizza, your free time will be anything but dull. You’ll be spoilt for choice at Loughborough’s range of clubs, societies and events, all of which have unique social calendars of their own and offer endless opportunities to make lifelong friends.
There’s so much going on around campus that you don’t actually need to leave it if you don’t want to. However, if you do fancy a change of scenery then the town centre is within walking distance.
There you’ll find a variety of high street shops, bars, clubs and pubs to keep you entertained off-campus, as well as the brand new Cineworld cinema. Loughborough Town Hall also hosts a regular programme of shows and comedy evenings.
A car is not necessary in Loughborough – the University has convenient shuttle buses which operate across the campus and on into town and the railway station every 20 minutes. Students with disabilities or, in exceptional circumstances, those with other needs, are able to bring vehicles onto campus.
The University actively seeks to protect and improve the environment as far as practicable – this includes recycling, reducing waste, conserving energy and using renewable sources, and protecting wildlife on campus.
Our green outlook is also an integral part of our teaching, as all of our schools/departments run degree courses that include sustainability related modules.