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HTTP://HANSARD.MILLBANKSYSTEMS.COM/COMMONS/1966/AUG/03/ROYAL-ASSENT PUBLISHER=HANSARD.MILLBANKSYSTEMS.COM ACCESSDATE=23 OCTOBER 2011, public university>PublicPound sterling>£2.1 million {{small ACCESSDATE = 13 JANUARY 2019 PUBLISHER = LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITY, 34, Pounds sterling>£300.8 million {{small|(2017-18)}}Sebastian Coe>Lord Sebastian CoeRobert Allison (academic)>Robert Allison| head_label = VisitorPUBLISHER=LBORO.AC.UK, 19 May 2015, INSTID=0152}} ({{HESA year}}){{HESA citation}}INSTID=0152}} ({{HESA year}})INSTID=0152}} ({{HESA year}})further education>FEHTTP://WWW.HESA.AC.UK/DOX/DATATABLES/STUDENTSANDQUALIFIERS/DOWNLOAD/INSTITUTION1011.XLS>ARCHIVE-URL= HTTPS://WEB.ARCHIVE.ORG/WEB/20120517191933/HTTP://WWW.HESA.AC.UK/DOX/DATATABLES/STUDENTSANDQUALIFIERS/DOWNLOAD/INSTITUTION1011.XLSARCHIVE-DATE= 17 MAY 2012ACCESSDATE= 19 JULY 2012MICROSOFT EXCEL SPREADSHEET>PUBLISHER= HIGHER EDUCATION STATISTICS AGENCY, | city = Loughborough| country = United Kingdom| campus = Suburban, single-site campus (437 acres){{Cells#602F6B}}{{Cell2#fff}}{{Cells#D4AF37}}{{Cell2#fff}}{{Cells#602F6B}}}}| nickname = Lufbra, Lboro| logo = Loughborough Uni logo.png| logo_size = 225pxlboro.ac.uk/}}| image_name = Loughborough_University's_Coat_of_Arms.svgUniversities UK, Wallace Group (universities)>Wallace Group, Association of MBAs, European University Association>EUA, Association of Commonwealth Universities, East Midlands Universities Association>EMUA, European Quality Improvement System, Economic and Social Research Council>ESRC, European Society for Engineering Education, M5 (universities)>M5 Universities, UNITECH}}Loughborough University (abbreviated as Lough or Lboro for post-nominals)NEWS, ox.ac.uk,weblink 13 December 2012, WEB,weblink School of Business and Economics - Loughborough, is a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England. It has been a university since 1966, but the institution dates back to 1909, when the then Loughborough Technical Institute began with a focus on skills and knowledge which would be directly applicable in the wider world. In March 2013, the university announced it had acquired the former broadcast centre at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park which opened as a second campus in 2015.It was a member of the 1994 Group of smaller research intensive universities until the group was dissolved in November 2013. The annual income of the institution for 2017–18 was £300.8 million of which £41.9 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £295.5 million.Loughborough is currently ranked within the top 10 of all three national league tables and is internationally renowned for its sports-related courses and achievements.NEWS,weblink Guardian University Guide 2013: Loughborough University, The Guardian, 22 August 2012, London, 10 May 2009, In 2013, the university won its seventh Queen's Anniversary Prize, awarded in recognition of its impact through research and skills development in High Value Manufacturing to create economic growth.weblink The university is also rated five star for excellence by Quacquarelli Symonds through QS Star Scheme.WEB,weblink QS Star Scheme, lboro.ac.uk, 17 July 2015,

History

Origins

The university traces its roots back to 1909 when a Technical Institute was founded in the town centre. There followed a period of rapid expansion during which the institute was renamed Loughborough College and the development of the present campus began.In the early years, efforts were made to mimic the environment of an Oxbridge college (e.g. requiring students to wear gowns to lectures) whilst maintaining a strong practical counterbalance to academic learning. During World War I, the institute served as an 'instructional factory', training workers for the munitions industry.Loughborough University 40th Anniversary Pages {{webarchive|url=https://web.archive.org/web/20090212040109weblink |date=12 February 2009 }} History

The Loughborough colleges

Following the war, the institute fragmented into four separate colleges:
  • Loughborough Training College (teacher training)
  • Loughborough College of Art (art and design)
  • Loughborough College of Further Education (technical and vocational)
  • Loughborough College of Technology (technology and science)
The last was to become the nucleus of the present university. Its rapid expansion from a small provincial college to the first British technical university was due largely to the efforts of its principals, Herbert Schofield who led it from 1915 to 1950 and Herbert Haslegrave who oversaw its further expansion from 1953 to 1967, and steered its progress first to a College of Advanced Technology and then a university.175 Heroes Herbert HaslegraveIn 1966, the College of Advanced Technology as it had then become, received university status. In 1977, the university broadened its range of studies by amalgamating with Loughborough College of Education (formerly the Training College). More recently, in August 1998, the university merged with Loughborough College of Art and Design (LCAD). Loughborough College is still a college of further education.

The influence of Herbert Schofield

Schofield became principal in 1915 and continued to lead the College of Technology until 1950. Over his years as principal, the College changed almost beyond recognition. He purchased the estate of Burleigh Hall on the western outskirts of the town, which became the nucleus of the present {{Convert|438|acres|km2|adj=on}} campus. He also oversaw the building of the original Hazlerigg and Rutland halls of residence, which are now home to the university's administration and the Vice-Chancellor's offices.

From college to university

File:EAP at Loughborough Uni, copyright picture of Charlie Pearson.jpg|thumb|right|British Aerospace EAPBritish Aerospace EAPAn experienced educationist, Herbert Haslegrave took over as college principal in 1953, and by both increasing the breadths and raising standards, gained it the status of Colleges of Advanced Technology in 1958. He further persuaded the Department of Education to buy further land and began a building programme.In 1963, the Robbins Report on higher education recommended that all colleges of advanced technology should be given the status of universities. Consequently, Loughborough College of Technology was granted a Royal Charter on 19 April 1966 and became Loughborough University of Technology (LUT), with Haslegrave as its first vice-chancellor.It gradually remodelled itself in the image of the plate glass universities of the period, which had also been created under Robbins.

Later history

In 1977, Loughborough Training College (now renamed Loughborough College of Education) was absorbed into the university. The Arts College was also amalgamated with the university in 1998. These additions have diluted the technological flavour of the institution, causing it to resemble more a traditional university with its mix of humanities, arts and sciences. Consequently, in 1996, the university dropped the 'of Technology' from its title, becoming 'Loughborough University'.The shortened name 'Lufbra' is commonly used by the students' union,WEB,weblink Loughborough Students' Union, 16 July 2015, the alumni associationWEB,weblink Loughborough Alumni, 16 July 2015, and others.

Campus

(File:Walled Garden at Loughborough University.JPG|thumb|right|Walled garden)The university's main campus is in the Leicestershire town of Loughborough. The Loughborough campus (once the estate of Burleigh Hall) covers an area of {{Convert|438|acres|km2}}, and includes academic departments, halls of residence, the Students' Union, two gyms, gardens and playing fields.Of particular interest are the walled garden, the 'garden of remembrance', the Hazlerigg-Rutland Hall fountain-courtyard and the Bastard Gates.In the central quadrangle of the campus stands a famous cedar, which has often appeared as a symbol for the university. Unfortunately a heavy snowfall in December 1990 led to the collapse of the upper canopy which gave the tree its distinctive shape.{{Citation needed|date=November 2008}}

Library

(File:PilkingtonEntrance.jpg|thumb|right|Pilkington Library)The Pilkington Library opened in 1980. It covers 9,161 square metres over four floors with 1375 study places (up from 780 prior to the renovation in late 2013). The Library has a history of undertaking research in the field of library and information work. There is an open access area where students are allowed to take in cold food and drinks as well as to engage in group discussions.

Loughborough University London

Loughborough University London is based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, which covers 560 acres, with 6.5 km of waterways and 4,300 new trees. The campus is within close reach of major transport links and teaches postgraduate degrees only, teaching a wide range of master's degrees offered by the university.{{Citation needed|date=January 2019}}

Burleigh Court Conference Centre and Hotel

Burleigh Court Conference Centre and Hotel WEB, East Midlands Conference Centre & Venue - Loughborough Leicestershire, Burleigh Court Conference Centre and Hotel,weblink 2018-03-09, is a four-star hotel and conference centre on campus that has 225 bedrooms and incorporates Burleigh Springs Leisure and Therapy Centre, a spa and leisure facility.

Holywell Park Conference Centre

Holywell Park Conference Centre WEB, East Midlands Conference Centre Venue Loughborough Leicestershire, Holywell Park Conference Centre Venue,weblink 2017-07-03, is a conference and meeting venue located on campus. It was used as the kitting out location for Team GB WEB, Preparation camps - London 2012 Games, Loughborough University,weblink 2017-07-03, prior to the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel

Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel WEB, Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel, Holywell Park Conference Centre Venue,weblink 2018-02-01, is a training base and hotel for elite athletes opening in November 2018.WEB, £7m Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel to be added to Imago Venues portfolio from 2018, Loughborough University,weblink 2018-02-01,

University Stadium

(File:Loughborough_University_Stadium.jpg|thumb|right|The University Stadium in 2018)The £4 millionInfo on the stadium on the ground developers website stadium for the university's rugby and football first teams was opened in 2012 and has a capacity of 3,000.Stadium page on the Loughborough Sport website It is home to Loughborough University FC who are one of the few university sides to play in the English football league system, currently competing in the Midland Football League.Midland Football League tables The stadium has many features not normally found at that level of football including a digital scoreboard, conference facilities and 14 changing rooms. In 2018 it hosted four matches in the group stages of the European Under-17 Championships.Announcement from The FA

Organisation

(File:Brockington Loughborough University building in 2017.jpg|thumb|right|Brockington Building is the home of the Department of Social Sciences)Loughborough is headed by a Vice-Chancellor, Robert Allison. The university is organised into ten schools:
  • School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering (comprising the departments of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials)
  • School of Business and Economics
  • School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering
  • Loughborough Design School
  • Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • School of Science (comprising the departments of Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics and the Mathematical Sciences)
  • School of Social Sciences (comprising the departments of Communication and Media, Geography, PHIR and Social and Policy Studies)
  • School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
  • School of the Arts, English and Drama (comprising the School of the Arts and the Department of English & Drama)
  • Loughborough University London (comprising the Institute for Design Innovation, Institute for Digital Technologies, Academy of Diplomacy and International Governance, Glendonbrook Institute for Enterprise Development, Institute for International Management, Institute for Media and Creative Industries, Institute for Sport Business)
Each of these 10 schools has a senior management team (School SMTs) consisting of Deans, Associate Deans for Teaching, Research and Enterprise, and Operations Managers.With this change of organisation within the university the new Academic Leadership Team (ALT), made up of the Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Finance, the Pro Vice-Chancellors for Research, Teaching and Enterprise, and the 10 new Deans, replaced the previous Executive Leadership Team (ELT).(File:WSME.jpg|thumb|right|Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)(File:Civengg.jpg|thumb|right|School of Civil and Building Engineering)(File:chemistry dept.jpg|thumb|right|Department of Chemistry)

Loughborough Sport

Loughborough Sport is the brand identity for the sport-related activities and facilities at the University. The University is host to a number of sports governing bodies.{{Citation needed|date=January 2019}}

Traditions

The official colour of the university is African violet, with students taking part in practical sessions on Sport & Exercise Science courses having to wear the school kit in this colour. The coat of arms incorporates several symbols relevant to the history of the Loughborough area, including Offa of Mercia's cross (a symbol of the ancient kingdom of Mercia, within whose borders the town now stands) and the peafowl from the arms of the Dukes of Rutland. The motto of the university is veritate scientia labore ("with truth, wisdom and labour", or, alternatively, "with truth, knowledge and work", depending on the translation).{{Citation needed|date=January 2019}}The university has a strong tradition in both engineering and sport. From its strong engineering and technical background it has now expanded, becoming a centre of excellence in the field of sports and sports science.{{Citation needed|date=November 2008}} It has graduated a number of world-class athletes including Paula Radcliffe and Lord Coe. In keeping with this tradition, Loughborough students have won the British Universities & Colleges Sport Association (BUCS) championship every year for four decades. The university is the home of the England and Wales Cricket Board's National Academy, opened in November 2003.{{Citation needed|date=January 2019}}The phonetic spelling "Lufbra" is sometimes used amongst students, graduates, and in Students' Union publications, and the name is also often abbreviated to "lboro" both casually as well as within more formal/academic circles, stemmed from the university's URL of "www.lboro.ac.uk".There is a one-week break between semester one and semester two. Normally little to no exams are scheduled in this week therefore students are presented with a week free from studies. This week is referred to as Refreshers Week by most students.

Academic profile

The University has 20 academic departments and over 100 research groups, institutes and centres divided between ten schools since the university's new school structure was implemented for the academic year 2011/12. Previous to this, the departments and research institutes were split between three faculties: Science, Engineering and Social Science & Humanities.It has {{HESA student population|INSTID=0152}} students; {{HESA undergraduate population|INSTID=0152}} of whom are undergraduates and {{HESA postgraduate population|INSTID=0152}} are pursuing postgraduate courses and/or research (based on {{HESA year}} figures). Its current Chancellor is Lord Sebastian Coe, (the previous chancellor, Sir Nigel Rudd retired from the position in summer 2015, having served for five years), and its Vice-Chancellor is Robert Allison.The university has won seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education for work with the aeronautical and automotive industries (1994); support for developing countries (1998); for a pioneering role in developing applications of modern optics and laser technologies (2000); for its world leading roles in sports research, education and development (2002); for its world leading role in social policy in recognition of its outstanding and widely respected work in evaluating and helping develop social policy-related programmes, such as those for cared for children, social security policy, crime prevention, education initiatives and young carers (2005); for recognition of its vehicle, road and driver safety research (2007); and for its impact through research and skills development in High Value Manufacturing to create economic growth (2013).NEWS,weblink Queen's Anniversary Prize, yes,weblink 7 July 2012, dmy-all, The university has the largest sports scholarship programme in the UK with currently over 250 international athletes studying and training. {{citation needed|date=May 2015}}

Admissions {| class"wikitable floatright" style"font-size:85%; text-align:center;"|+ UCAS Admission Statistics

!!2017!2016!2015!2014!2013ApplicationsHTTPS://WWW.UCAS.COM/FILE/144241/DOWNLOAD?TOKEN=NLVZQ6ELLAST=DATE=2017PUBLISHER=UCAS, 25 January 2018, |31,215|29,390|25,225|24,470|21,920Offer Rate (%)SEX, AREA BACKGROUND AND ETHNIC GROUP: L79 LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITYDATE=2017PUBLISHER=UCAS, 25 January 2018, |77.9|79.3|81.8|83.7|85.7EnrolsHTTPS://WWW.UCAS.COM/FILE/144196/DOWNLOAD?TOKEN=JEPP6FIFLAST=DATE=2017PUBLISHER=UCAS, 25 January 2018, |3,980|3,945|4,050|3,530|4,125Yield (college admissions)>Yield (%)|16.4|16.9|19.6|17.2|22.0|Applicant/Enrolled Ratio|7.84|7.45|6.23|6.93|5.31UCAS Tariff>Average Entry TariffHTTPS://WWW.THECOMPLETEUNIVERSITYGUIDE.CO.UK/LEAGUE-TABLES/RANKINGS>TITLE=TOP UK UNIVERSITY LEAGUE TABLE AND RANKINGSNew UCAS Tariff system from 2016}}|n/a|162|400|410|397In terms of average UCAS points of entrants, Loughborough ranked 30th in Britain in 2014.WEB,weblink University League Table 2017, Complete University Guide, 15 February 2016, According to the 2017 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, approximately 17% of Loughborough's undergraduates come from independent schools.NEWS,weblink The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017, Rankings of universities in the United Kingdom, The Good University Guide, London, 16 August 2016, {{paywall}} In the 2016-17 academic year, the university had a domicile breakdown of 79:5:16 of UK:EU:non-EU students respectively with a female to male ratio of 39:61.WEB, Where do HE students study?,weblink hesa.ac.uk, Higher Education Statistics Authority, 9 February 2018,

Rankings and reputation









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Loughborough was named University of the Year 2019 in The Times and Sunday Times University Good University Guide.WEB, McCall, Alastair, University of the Year 2019: Loughborough University, The Sunday Times, 2018-09-23,weblink 2018-09-24, Loughborough is the only university to have won the title twice. Loughborough also moved up to 5th overall in the Good University Guide.WEB, The Sunday Times, Good University Guide, The Times, 2018-09-24,weblink 2018-09-24, Loughborough was also given the title of University of the year at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018.WEB, Results of the 2018 Whatuni Student Choice Awards for University of the year, The best UK University & degree guides | rankings & reviews, 2017-03-03,weblink 2018-09-24, In 2018 Loughborough named best in the UK for student experience in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey for the fifth time since 2009.WEB, THE Student Experience Survey 2018 results, Times Higher Education (THE), 2018-03-22,weblink 2018-09-24, Loughborough University was ranked 4th in the 2019 Guardian University League table.WEB, University league tables 2019, the Guardian, 2015-06-24,weblink 2018-09-24, Loughborough kept its position as the best university in the world to study sports-related subjects in the global 2018 QS higher education league table.WEB, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018, Top Universities,weblink 2018-09-24, In 2017 Loughborough achieved a five star plus rating in the QS Stars University Ratings.WEB, QS Stars University Ratings, Top Universities, 2014-05-08,weblink 2018-09-24, The Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology, or CREST, runs the internationally recognised masters programme in renewable energy. The Department of Politics, History and International Relations, or PHIR as it is commonly known, is home to researchers in European politics and international relations. The Centre for Research in Social Policy is an independent research centre based within the Department of Social Sciences. It is responsible for calculating the Minimum Income Standard in the United Kingdom for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Sports

(File:Ucccrickgnd.jpg|thumb|right|University Centre of Cricket Excellence (UCCE) cricket ground)
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Loughborough is renowned in the UK for its sports provisions.WEB,weblink Sports reputation, facilities and provisions, The Daily Telegraph, 21 June 2011, Loughborough is home to the world's largest university-based sports technology research group, which is part of the Sports Technology Institute. SportPark, based at the university provides a home for national sporting bodies including Youth Sport Trust, British Swimming and several other national governing bodies.{{Citation needed|date=January 2019}} Loughborough Students have performed well in the BUCS Overall Championship for more than forty years, winning the overall trophy for 40 successive years.{{Citation needed|date=January 2019}}ECB National Academy which is also known as the National Cricket Performance Centre has been based at Loughborough since 2003. It provides indoor and outdoor training facilities for cricketers.{{Citation needed|date=January 2019}}Loughborough was chosen by the British Olympic Association as the training base and official Preparation Camp for Team GB in the run-up to the London 2012 Games. Students and graduates of Loughborough won four bronze medals and six Paralympic medals (including one gold and three silver) in the 2012 Summer Olympics.{{Citation needed|date=January 2019}}At the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, over 120 athletes from Loughborough represented 8 teams, across 10 sports. In total, 35 medals were won by athletes with Loughborough connections; 13 bronze, 13 silver and nine gold medals. If Loughborough was a country, the university would have finished 11th on the medal table at the 2014 Games.{{Citation needed|date=January 2019}}In 2016 over 80 students, graduates and Loughborough-linked athletes travelled to Rio to participate in both the Olympic and Paralympic Games. In the Olympic competition our athletes secured 12 medals, including 5 golds.{{Citation needed|date=January 2019}} Loughborough-linked coaches also played a key role in the Games, with alumni guiding Team GB, Canada and Fiji to gold medals. During the Paralympic competition Loughborough-linked athletes secured a further 22 medals.{{Citation needed|date=January 2019}}

Student life

Students' Union

The Union building sits in the north-eastern corner of the campus, and offers a range of facilities for clubs and societies, retail, entertainment and other activities. The Union has five rooms, each with its own theme. Loughborough Students' Union (LSU), was awarded the International Experience Award 2011 by the National Union of Students (NUS).As well as representing the student body through Union Council and offering academic support through Loughborough Students' Voice, the Union has five main sections for students to get involved with.; the athletic union offers 56 different sporting clubs, the Societies Federation consists of over 80 societies, Action is the volunteering section offering a range of opportunities for students. There are 45 regular projects working with young people, the elderly, special needs, the homeless or the environment.Loughborough Students' Rag is a student fundraising organisation. For the last eight years they have raised over £1M per year for local, national and international charities. The total raised since records began is now over £16MLoughborough has its own media centre which offers the opportunity to make TV shows with LSUTV, have your own radio show with LCR, write for the student magazine Label or improve your photography with Lens.WEB,weblink LSU Media, LSU Media, 16 July 2015, The School of the Arts, English and Drama runs The Lamplight Press, the UK's first student-led publishing company.{{Citation needed|date=January 2019}}(File:Loughborough University Epinal Way Entrance panorama.jpg|thumb|centre|900px|Loughborough University, Epinal Way entrance.)

Student halls

As of 2016, there are a total of 17 halls of residence, many of which are named after famous scientists and engineers.Loughborough University Halls of Residence The halls are as follows:{| class="wikitable"! Name! Location! Open to! Catering statusRobert Bakewell (agriculturalist)>Robert Bakewell| Village Park| Undergraduates only| Self-catering| Butler Court (with A Block)| East Park| Undergraduates only| Self-cateringGeorge Cayley>Cayley| Village Park| Undergraduates only| Catered| David Collett| West Park| Undergraduates only| Catered| Falkner–Eggington| Central Park| Undergraduates and postgraduates| Self-cateringMichael Faraday>Faraday| Village Park| Undergraduates only| Catered| Forest Court| Off campus| Postgraduates only| Self-catering| Harry French Historic Hall| Off campus| Undergraduates and postgraduates| Self-catering| Hazlerigg–Rutland| Village Park| Undergraduates only| Self-catering|The Holt|Off Campus|Undergraduates only |Self-catering| William Morris| Off campus| Undergraduates only| Self-catering| John Phillips| Village Park| Postgraduates only| Self-cateringElfyn Richards>Elvyn Richards| Village Park| Undergraduates only| CateredHenry Royce>Royce| Village Park| Undergraduates only| CateredErnest Rutherford>Rutherford| Village Park| Undergraduates only| CateredThomas Telford>Telford| Village Park| Undergraduates only| Self-catering| Towers| East Park| Undergraduates only| CateredOf these, Hazlerigg–Rutland, John Phillips, Elvyn Richards and Telford have names that were previously used for halls of residence that have since been repurposed, renamed or merged with other halls. In 2015 Loughborough University ranked 1st in the UK for accommodation on a University review platform StudentCrowdweblink Court - Loughborough University 2.JPG|Butler Court HallFile:Cayley 18.JPG|Cayley HallFile:David Collett 3062.JPG|David Collett HallFile:Elvyn Richards 2009.JPG|Elvyn Richards HallFile:Hazelrigg Rutland 3086.JPG|Hazlerigg-Rutland HallFile:John Phillips 3093.JPG|John Phillips HallFile:Robert Bakewell Hall, Lboro.JPG|Robert Bakewell HallFile:Royce 24.JPG|Royce HallFile:Rutherford 15 16.JPG|Rutherford HallFile:Telford 9.JPG|Faraday HallFile:Whitworth 3095.JPG|Whitworth Tower, now part of Rutherford Hall

Fitness facilities

Loughborough university has two main gyms namely; Powerbase and Hollywell.

University leadership

(File:Loughborough University from Carillon.jpg|thumb|500px|Loughborough University's campus from the town's Carillon tower.)

Chairmen of Governors

Chancellors

Principals

Vice-Chancellors

International programmes

Loughborough University and Kazakhstan's Bolashak scholarship programme signed a cooperation agreement in 2018. The agreement enables taught master’s and PhD students to study at the University’s two campuses in the East Midlands and London.WEB, Master’s and PhD students from Kazakhstan encouraged to study at Loughborough,weblink www.eastmidlandsbusinesslink.co.uk,

Notable alumni

{{See also|Category:Alumni of Loughborough University}}File:Lord_Coe_-_World_Economic_Forum_Annual_Meeting_2012_cropped.jpg|Sebastian Coe, Olympic athlete and current Loughborough University chancellorFile:Paula_Radciffe_NYC_Marathon_2008_cropped.jpg|Paula Radcliffe MBE, three-time London Marathon winnerFile:Official_portrait_of_Mr_Tobias_Ellwood_crop_2.jpg|Tobias Ellwood, Conservative MPFile:Official_portrait_of_Baroness_Grey-Thompson_crop_2.jpg| Tanni Grey-Thompson, politician and former wheelchair racer{{columns-list|colwidth=30em| }}

References

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Further reading

  • L. M. Cantor & G. F. Matthews (1977) Loughborough from College to University: A History of Higher Education at Loughborough, 1909–66 {{ISBN|0-902761-19-6}}.
  • Leonard Cantor (1990) Loughborough University Of Technology: Past And Present ASIN B0011T8ABK.

Partner institution

Malaysia

External links

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