Loughborough University (LBRO-L79)
1. Overview of the institution
Loughborough is one of UK’s leading universities with a high reputation for teaching and research, strong links with business and industry and an unparalleled sporting achievements. The university has been voted as England’s’ best in terms of student experience for six consecutive years in the Times Higher Education league table; thus highlighting Loughborough’s excellent community atmosphere including extra-curricular activities and societies as well as outstanding facilities.
2. Location and facilities
Loughborough is at the heart of England in the northern most part of the county of Leicestershire. Being centrally placed, it is well served by road, rail and air. Some of the amenities on campus include lecture theatres, laboratories, a major library and extensive IT network, an Arts Centre, two theatres, conference and hotel accommodation, restaurants, banks, shops, a health centre and Loughborough Students' Union, that is owned and run by the university’s students.
3. Departments/Subject areas
Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering
Business and Economics
Civil and Building Engineering
Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering
English, Drama and Publishing
Mathematics Education Centre
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Politics, History and International Relations
Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
The UK scholarships are offered to all those meritorious students who hail from an economically unsound background. Depending on academic performance, merit-based scholarships are given to help students get access to a wider world of opportunities. Minority-based scholarships are also awarded. At the Chopras Overseas Consultancy, you can get all the information regarding the suitable criteria and duration of the UK scholarships.
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2015 Good University Guide Rankings: 13th out 121 UK Universities
The Guardian University Guide 2015 Rankings: 15th in the UK, with 11 of the university’s subject areas in the top 10.
6. Careers: Unique student support
The Careers service at Loughborough offers advice and guidance to students on matters concerning CV writing, interview preparation, skill-set reviewing and networking. Moreover, each year the university offers year long graduate internships to students in various departments, such as Human Resources, Planning, Finance and some Academic departments.
Students also benefit from employer events, which provide a useful opportunity to build a network with potential employers and learn about various companies from recent graduates.