Dean to speak about Loughborough University London at Future Cities Forum

The Dean of Loughborough University London will be presenting at the Future Cities Forum in London on Monday 6 March.

The Future Cities Forum was created in 2016 to debate best practice in urban investment development and regeneration.
 
Dean of Loughborough University London, Professor Mike Caine will be talking about the impact the London campus has had on the regeneration of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the local economy.
 
Speaking about the event, he said:
 
We are proud to be based at the home of the iconic London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and I look forward to sharing how we continue to engage with the community on the Park to drive forward creativity and entrepreneurship across the city.
 
Loughborough University London is located on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, within a new innovation quarter known as Here East. The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park was created as the base for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Now, the Park is an ambitious and thriving innovation quarter that is driving growth across London and the rest of the nation.
 
Professor Mike Caine will be on a panel with one of the UK’s top city regeneration investors, Laura Mason. Director of Direct Investments and Head of Urban Regeneration and Energy at Legal & General Capital (LGC), Laura has generated over £2.4bn worth of investment into UK regeneration projects.

View the press release on the Loughborough University website for further information and resources.

Loughborough is one of the country’s leading universities, with an international reputation for research that matters, excellence in teaching, strong links with industry, and unrivalled achievement in sport and its underpinning academic disciplines. 

It has been awarded five stars in the independent QS Stars university rating scheme, named the best university in the world for sports-related subjects in the 2018 QS World University Rankings, top in the country for its student experience in the 2018 THE Student Experience Survey and named University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018. 

Loughborough is in the top 10 of every national league table, being ranked 6th in the Guardian University League Table 2018, 7th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 and 7th in The UK Complete University Guide 2019. It was also named Sports University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017. 

The University has been awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, which recognises institutions that deliver consistently outstanding teaching that is of the highest quality found in the UK. 

The Loughborough University London campus is based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and offers postgraduate and executive-level education, as well as research and enterprise opportunities. It is home to influential thought leaders, pioneering researchers and creative innovators who provide students with the highest quality of teaching and the very latest in modern thinking. 

The seven specialist institutes at Loughborough University London include: Design Innovation, Digital Technologies, Diplomacy and International Governance, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, International Management, Media and Creative Industries, and Sport Business. Close industry partnerships with a wealth of leading businesses and creative organisations means teaching and learning is informed by real-life challenges and driven by true industry pressures.