Loughborough University started as a small Technical Institute in 1909, which has gone from strength to strength and is now known as an internationally respected institution. Offering academic excellence throughout their teaching and learning and an unparalleled student experience, it’s easy to see why the University often ranks well across a number of league tables.
Not only was Loughborough University the 7th best university in the country according to The UK Complete University Guide 2019, it was awarded Gold status from the Teaching Excellence Framework.
Community is important to Loughborough University, with students, graduates, staff and campus-based partners all being at the heart of what they do. Among the 17,900 students the University welcomes from over 100 destinations, over 2,900 are international students.
Loughborough University ensures that international students feel welcome and integrated through a number of ways. Its strong ties to businesses mean all students have the chance of securing a meaningful optional work placement during their undergraduate studies. This can sometimes lead to employment afterwards.
In addition to welcoming students from the European Union and internationally, Loughborough University also encourages students to spend either a semester or academic year abroad with one of their partner universities.
Further enhancing their ties with businesses and world-class partnerships, Loughborough University London was created as a postgraduate campus, which offers students 28 full and part-time masters’ programmes. With closer links to London, students get to experience the respected teaching Loughborough University is known for, whilst being in close proximity to one of the most bustling cities in the UK.