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Loughborough University London

Loughborough University London is an inspiring postgraduate campus based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The campus combines influential thought leaders, pioneering researchers and intellectual innovators to drive forward creativity and deliver the highest quality of teaching in the following disciplines:

  • Design Innovation
  • Digital Technologies
  • Diplomacy and International Governance
  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
  • Media and Creative Industries
  • Sport Business

Innovative Curriculum
As part of your curriculum, you will benefit from inspiring guest lectures from selected front-runners in your chosen industry. Many students also experience site visits to hugely successful businesses and associations, such as Google, Foster and Partners, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and the Royal Ballet.

Industry-focused recruitment workshops and networking events are hosted on campus throughout the year, and feature representatives from a range of local, national and international employers and businesses. Together these events provide you with countless opportunities to meet top employers and gain expert advice on reaching your career goals.

Inspiring Research
Loughborough University London continues Loughborough's success as one of the country's top research-led institutions, with real-life applications that benefit local and international communities.

Collaborations with leading businesses and organisations, as well as multi-national corporations and international governing bodies ensure our research is informed by sociocultural and commercial movements and ideas.


  • 1st in the World for Sport studies according to the QS World University Rankings 2017
  • 4th in the Guardian University League table 2017
  • 7th in the Complete University Guide 2017
  • 1st in the Times Higher Education (THE) Student Experience Survey for the Best Student Experience 2016
  • Best Students’ Union in the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2016

Following the success of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Park has quickly become a popular urban destination, bursting with shops, eateries and public activity zones. New and existing businesses, start-ups and creative innovators are also investing in this exciting, new area.

London is bursting with character and diversity, from busy, urban centres lined with international leaders of industry and commerce, to relaxed, alternative streets, filled with bustling markets and tasty street food outlets.

The University works closely with a number of experienced, reputable organisations that specialise in providing student accommodation, including:

  • Unite Stratford One - Located just 10 minutes from the campus, Unite Stratford One offers single en-suite rooms with shared living/kitchen areas, as well as studio apartments with private kitchen/living areas.
  • Claredale House - Located 15 minutes away from the campus, offering a total of 59 flats, consisting of four bedrooms with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities.


Loughborough University London operates inside an 8,500 meter² collaborative learning space, providing state of the art equipment and materials to ensure research, teaching and creativity can thrive.

Our purpose-built lecture theatres and seminar rooms are fitted with the highest quality audio and visual equipment to ensure every student can enjoy a truly immersive and stimulating learning experience.

The campus offers a range of versatile workspaces to cater for independent study, group activities and collaborative project work.

We hold over 150 laptops for students to use on campus, including Apple MacBook Pros and Toshiba Portégé ultrabooks. High-powered CAD computers, a wide format printer and a cutting-edge 3D printer can be found in our Collaborative Project space and are free for students to use, with full training available if required.

Library and resources
Our stunning library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and offers access to over 5,000 print items, as well as 1.2 million e-books, journals and research papers on request.

Students can choose from over 602,000 print items from Loughborough’s Pilkington Library which can be delivered to Loughborough University London for free.

For more information about applying to Loughborough University London, please contact one of our Across the Pond Advisors.

Student population: 515 postgraduate taught and research students (2016-17)

Number of international students: approximately 350 international postgraduate taught and research students

City population: estimated 8.63 million

Location: London

Closest airports: London City Airport, Heathrow Airport

Date of establishment: 2015

Areas of expertise: Media and Creative Industries, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, Sport Business, Digital Technologies, Design Innovation

Accommodation cost: starting cost per week, off-campus only £205.87

January 15th deadline

If you're thinking of applying, consider applying before January 15th! While generally the 15 January UCAS deadline doesn't apply to international students, there are some exceptions and it helps to beat the rush of UK/EU students who will be submitting.  

We can help you apply ASAP!

An Introduction to Loughborough University London