Study resources and support

We’ll make sure you’re well looked after during your time here – after all, our campus will be your home and we want you to feel part of the family. That’s why all our students have access to a variety of university support services and study resources, so that they can settle comfortably into life at Loughborough.

Pilkington Library

The four-storey University library is visited by all students during their time at Loughborough. Its range of invaluable services, support and facilities include:

24/7 opening hours during revision and exam periods
A range of courses and online resources to enhance your skills
Learning and research support for each academic school
An extensive collection of books, journals and specialist databases
Over 1,300 study spaces, wireless networking and around 250 PCs

Take a virtual tour around the library

IT Services

Offering a range of facilities and digital support, IT Services are on-hand to help you through your studies. This includes:

The Microsoft Office 365 platform, delivering a whole range of cloud-based services including a free copy of Microsoft Office to install on up to 5 devices, 1TB of data storage with OneDrive for Business and email service.
Free IT help and advice from the PC Clinic on campus, also via our online IT Toolkit.
Device connection to any University printer
Access to recorded lectures for work and revision via Lecture Capture
Recently upgraded Wi-Fi service, now covering over 4,000 Wi-Fi access points across campus.
Access to online teaching facilities via Learn

Mathematics Learning Support Centre

Want some extra support with mathematics and statistics? The MLSC is open to all students who need a helping hand, regardless of which course you’re studying. With private and group study areas, daily drop-in sessions and free advice, guidance is never far away.

Language Centre

Learn a language alongside your studies and enhance your communication skills. The Language Centre can help to give your degree an international edge, enriching your university experience and boosting your employability. The Centre hosts a team of 20 tutors from around the world offering part-time courses and a variety of fantastic opportunities to practice your language of choice.

Academic Language Support Service

Offering a range of workshops, courses and online resources to support UK, EU and international students with their academic writing and English language skills.

Student Advice and Support Service

We provide free, confidential, impartial, non-judgemental advice and support on many matters relating to your time at university. We aim to ensure that no student is disadvantaged because they are not aware of their rights, responsibilities or entitlements. Our advice areas include money (student finance, budgeting, debt etc), housing (contract checks before you sign, deposits, disrepair etc) and immigration (study visa applications, visas for dependants, visa conditions etc).