Loughborough University

Loughborough University is one of the country’s leading universities, with an international reputation for research that matters, excellence in teaching, strong links with industry, and unrivalled achievement in sport and […]

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By george marshall

Loughborough University is one of the country’s leading universities, with an international reputation for research that matters, excellence in teaching, strong links with industry, and unrivalled achievement in sport and its underpinning academic disciplines.

It has been awarded five stars in the independent QS Stars university rating scheme, putting it among the best universities in the world. The University has enjoyed Britain’s best student experience over the last 10 years, after ranking top seven times in the THE Student Experience Survey, between 2007 and 2017. The University was ranked 6th in the Guardian University League Table 2018 and 10th in The UK Complete University Guide 2018 and was also named best sporting university in the world in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.

The University is currently ranked 6th in the Times Higher Education’s ‘table of tables’ 2017 and is in the top 10 in England for research intensity. In recognition of its contribution to the sector, the University has been awarded seven Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.

The University has an additional academic campus in London’s new innovation quarter, Here East. Loughborough University London, based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, offers postgraduate and executive-level education, as well as research and enterprise opportunities.