Providing an outstanding education
Loughborough University provides students with an exceptional learning environment, enhanced by quality teaching and a supportive atmosphere.
We pride ourselves on our ability to provide graduates who are highly sought after by top national and international recruiters.
Teaching at Loughborough University has consistently been rated excellent in independent assessments, placing the University towards the top of the teaching quality tables.
The Quality Assurance Agency gave Loughborough the highest possible commendation in their most recent audit, and put Loughborough in the top three universities for teaching quality assessments.
Loughborough attracts and appoints outstanding academics, many of whom are expert leaders in their fields.
In order to sustain exceptional quality, the University has developed strong academic, guidance and welfare systems to support students throughout their education.
The University has established a Teaching Centre which supports the professional development needs of academic staff and promotes effective practice in learning, teaching and assessment.
The Careers and Employability Centre here at Loughborough offers a wealth of support, and has been voted as one of the top ten among UK Higher Education Institutions.
Loughborough is consistently well placed in the National Student Survey. In the most recent survey (published in 2012) 89% of Loughborough’s undergraduate students said they are satisfied with their course. Loughborough is also well placed in the national league tables.
Established links with industry, business, the public sector and the professions allow many students at Loughborough to benefit from profitable work placements, both in the UK and abroad, and over 60% of our courses are accredited or endorsed by professional bodies.
Loughborough graduates leave university equipped with the knowledge and employability skills that are in great demand.
For this reason, Loughborough University is the 13th most targeted university by employers (Graduate Market 2011 review by High Fliers).
In 2010, the latest year for which figures are available, 73% of Loughborough graduates in employment were working in higher graduate level occupations, compared to the national average of 63%, and over 90% of our postgraduates were in employment or further studies.