In 1909 a small technical institute in the centre of Loughborough was established to provide education and facilities
In 1966 it was awarded its Charter for excellence achieved by Loughborough College of Advanced Technology and was called Loughborough University of Technology.
In 1996 it was renamed as Loughborough University
It is a campus based university with 437 acres of land </li></ul>University Library<br />
Achievements<br /><ul><li> 2010 Guardian University Guide – 10th among 117 universities for being most impressive university
2010 Times Good University Guide – ranked 15th for country’s most pre-eminent universities
For the past 3 years, it has been voted UK’s “Best Student Experience” in the prestigious Times Higher Awards
Also won “Outstanding Support for Overseas Students”
In the 2007 survey, 89% of students said they were satisfied with the quality of their course and five subject areas topped the tables for 'overall satisfaction'.
In recognition of its contribution to the UK Higher Education sector, Loughborough University research has been instrumental in the award of six Queen's Anniversary Prizes, most recently in recognition of its vehicle, road and driver safety research.
Loughborough University has won the coveted University of the Year title in this year’s Sunday Times University Guide.
Loughborough University has won the coveted University of the Year title in this year’s Sunday Times University Guide. The Green League looks at both universities’ commitment to environmental management and at their performance.
In 2007 79% of Loughborough graduates in employment were working in graduate level occupations, earning £2,000 more in their first jobs than the UK graduate average.</li></li></ul><li>Info for Indian Students<br /><ul><li>Entrance Requirements
First class is a must and for few courses for eg. Automotive courses need students to get First class with Distinction.
IELTS 6.5 or or TOEFL (including the Tests in Written and Spoken Practice), minimum score of 600 (paper-based test) or 250 (computer-based test).
Business Courses (MSc Management, Finance and Management, International Management, Marketing and Management )
These are conversion courses so students from non-business background can take up the courses.</li></li></ul><li>Info for Indian Students<br />Scholarships for UG students<br />http://www.lboro.ac.uk/admin/ar/funding/ug/international/index.htm<br />Scholarships for PG students<br />http://www.lboro.ac.uk/admin/ar/funding/pg/international/index.htm<br />Research student funding<br />http://www.lboro.ac.uk/admin/ar/funding/pgr/international/index.htm<br />General Funding information<br />http://www.lboro.ac.uk/admin/ar/funding/university/index.htm<br />
Info for Indian Students<br />Fees and costs<br />Tuition fees 2009/10<br /> Undergraduate £ Laboratory based subjects £13,500 and PG Lab based is £13,500 Classroom based subjects UG is £10,400 and PG is £10,400 <br />Economics / Finance / Management MScprogrammes - £12,250<br />Accommodation fees 2009/10 (estimated) <br /> Full Board (cost per week, including 15 – 19 meals) £129 - £159 [en-suite] <br />Self-catering (cost per week) £71 - £124 [en-suite]<br />Living costs <br />Students will need a further £2,635 – £4,725 to cover expenses such as food, books, clothes, insurance, laundry, entertainment, travel within UK etc. Travel to and from home is not included. £2,635 should cover additional costs for an undergraduate living in fully catered halls for 32 weeks in the year. £4,725 should cover a postgraduate living in self-catered halls for 50 weeks in the year. <br />
Academic Departments<br />Faculty of Engineering (http://www.lboro.ac.uk/eng/)<br />The Faculty is one of the largest of its kind in the UK with over 4,500 staff and students across five engineering departments. <br />Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering<br />Chemical Engineering<br />Civil and Building Engineering<br />Electronic and Electrical Engineering<br />Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (Wolfson School of)<br />Systems Engineering<br />Faculty of Science (http://www.lboro.ac.uk/faculty/sci/)<br />The Faculty of Science has seven academic departments:<br />Chemistry<br />Computer Science<br />Human Sciences<br />Information Science<br />Materials<br />Mathematical Sciences<br />Physics<br />
Academic Departments<br />Faculty of Social Science and Humanities (http://www.lboro.ac.uk/faculty/ssh/)<br />One of the top 20 universities for 2010<br />Every department produces research of an international standard<br />48 Loughborough athletes at 2008 Beijing Olympics<br />2 of Loughborough's Queen's Anniversary Prizes are held in the Faculty<br />All our departments in the top 30 of the Times Good University Guide 2010, over 50% in the top 5<br />Art and Design (School of)<br />Business School<br />Design and Technology<br />Economics<br />English and Drama<br />Geography<br />Politics, History and International Relations<br />Social Sciences<br />Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences (School of)<br />Teacher Education Unit<br />
COURSES<br />Loughborough University offers a wide range of courses at the UG level and students must apply through UCAS.<br />The link below gives a list of UG courses alphabetically<br />http://www.lboro.ac.uk/prospectus/ug/courses/index.htm<br />The link below gives the list of PG courses alphabetically<br />http://www.lboro.ac.uk/prospectus/pg/courses/index.htm<br />Few well known courses are<br /><ul><li>MSc Advanced Manufacturing Engg and Management
MSc Advanced methods in Aeronautical Engineering
PG Halls</li></ul>Link below gives the accomodation fees for 2010/11<br />http://accommodation.lboro.ac.uk/downloads/hall-fees-1011.pdf<br />The university also assists students to find off campus accomodation<br />They have temporary accomodation facilities and also have information on Hotels and Guest Houses<br />
Application Process<br /><ul><li>Loughborough University requires students to apply for their UG courses via UCAS ONLY.
PG students will complete the application form and submit it with the following documents