Loughborough University

Quick Facts

  • Location: Leicestershire, East Midlands of England 
  • Main areas of Study: Wide Ranging
  • 15% International Students
  • Ranked highly for finance and accounting

Dating back to 1909 Loughborough University is located in Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England. The university is consistently ranked among the top 20 universities in the UK.

The University is by far the best known British university for its sports courses. You cannot mention Loughborough without thinking of sport, where they excel is a wide-range of areas. However, whilst the University specialises in sport, it is also highly ranked for a number of other subjects, particularly in Engineering and Technology.

The University prides itself on the experience it offers its students, and has been voted England's Best Student Experience for six consecutive years, as well as winning the first ever Times Higher award for ‘outstanding support for overseas students'.

Loughborough is situated on the largest single-site campus in the UK, with outstanding facilities. Students enjoy a much lower cost of living than in larger UK cities, but are still only 90 minutes from London by train.