Established in 1966, Loughborough University of Technology (renamed Loughborough University in 1996) is based in the town of Loughborough, which in turn is located within the city of Leicestershire in England. Its history dates back to 1901, when it was set up as the Loughborough Institute of Technology.
Loughborough University has received 7 Queen’s Anniversary Prizes, and was ranked #11 of a 119 institutions in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2016 and #13 in the Sunday Times University Guide 2015. The institution was also the only university to have been voted England's Best Student Experience for six consecutive years in the Times Higher Education league table.
Subject Strengths: Sports Science, Business and Management, Hospitality & Tourism, Art & Design, Engineering, Information Services.
Loughborough's campus is on a single site in Leicestershire's largest town, and spans 438 acres. The Loughborough campus is home to one of the UK's biggest independently owned Student Unions, with weekly events such as Hey Ewe and Friday Night Disco proving popular with students.
Nearby Leicester and Nottingham are also easily accessible from the university, so students who are missing city life won't have to travel too far. See below for a list of amenities near our campus.