Loughborough University

  • loughborough university
    loughborough university's coat of arms.svg
    coat of arms of the loughborough university
    mottolatin: veritate, scientia, labore
    motto in english
    by truth, wisdom, and labour
    typepublic
    established1909 - loughborough technical institute
    1966 - loughborough university of technology established by royal charter[1][2]
    endowment£2.1 million (as of 31 july 2018)[3]
    budget£300.8 million (2017-18)[3]
    chancellorlord sebastian coe
    vice-chancellorrobert allison
    visitorpaul michell[4]
    students18,439 (2018/2019)
    undergraduates13,660 (2018/19)[5]
    postgraduates4,365 (2018/19)[5]
    other students
    1,205 fe[6]
    location
    loughborough
    ,
    united kingdom
    campussuburban, single-site campus (440 acres)
    colours
    nicknamelufbra, lboro, luff
    affiliationsuniversities uk, wallace group, amba, eua, acu, emua, equis, esrc, sefi, m5 universities, lboro.ac.uk
    loughborough uni logo.png

    loughborough university (abbreviated as lough or lboro for post-nominals)[7][8] 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.[3]

    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.[9] 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.[10] the university is also rated five star for excellence by quacquarelli symonds in the qs star scheme.[11]

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Loughborough University
Loughborough University's Coat of Arms.svg
Coat of arms of the Loughborough University
MottoLatin: Veritate, Scientia, Labore
Motto in English
By Truth, Wisdom, and Labour
TypePublic
Established1909 - Loughborough Technical Institute
1966 - Loughborough University of Technology established by royal charter[1][2]
Endowment£2.1 million (as of 31 July 2018)[3]
Budget£300.8 million (2017-18)[3]
ChancellorLord Sebastian Coe
Vice-ChancellorRobert Allison
VisitorPaul Michell[4]
Students18,439 (2018/2019)
Undergraduates13,660 (2018/19)[5]
Postgraduates4,365 (2018/19)[5]
Other students
1,205 FE[6]
Location,
CampusSuburban, single-site campus (440 acres)
Colours
NicknameLufbra, Lboro, Luff
AffiliationsUniversities UK, Wallace Group, AMBA, EUA, ACU, EMUA, EQUIS, ESRC, SEFI, M5 Universities, lboro.ac.uk
Loughborough Uni logo.png

Loughborough University (abbreviated as Lough or Lboro for post-nominals)[7][8] 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.[3]

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.[9] 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.[10] The university is also rated five star for excellence by Quacquarelli Symonds in the QS Star Scheme.[11]