Place Category: Traditional
Loughborough University is perfect if you’re looking for an industry-focused course in a university with a strong research reputation particularly in STEM subjects.
It provides self-contained campus environment and, located half way between Nottingham and Leicester, it benefits from both an intimate college environment as well as the hustle and bustle of big city life just a short distance away.
It is especially ideal for sporty types or those who are keen to study cutting edge sports science qualifications, as it is a world-leader in this area and has fantastic sports and sports research facilities.
It is particularly highly regarded in the fields of Engineering, Technology, Management and Sports Science.
Industrial engagement is firmly a part of Loughborough’s ethos and students across all its courses are able to take a sandwich year out in industry
The University is renowned for its sporting facilities and has regularly acted as a training base for UK sporting teams including in the run up to the 2012 Olympics. Seb Coe, Paula Radcliffe and Tanni Grey Thompson and many other sporting stars are amongst the University’s alumni and in the Rio Olympics 80 of its students participated in the games and they secured 12 Olympic medals!