Loughborough rises to 12th place in 'Table of Tables'

Loughborough University has risen again in the Times Higher Education 2016 ‘Table of Tables’opens in a new window, taking 12th place.

The league table is based on the combined results of the UK’s three main domestic university rankings.

Loughborough is ranked in the top 15 in each of the most recent national league tables, cementing its status as one of the country’s leading higher education institutions.

Speaking about the ‘Table of Tables’, Loughborough University Vice Chancellor Professor Robert Allison said: “We are delighted that the University is continuing to rise up the league tables. It is further recognition of the unique environment we have created at the campus.”

2016 rankingInstitution
1 University of Cambridge
2 University of Oxford
3 University of St Andrews
4 Imperial College London
5 Durham University
6 University of Warwick
7 University of Surrey
8 London School of Economics
9 University of Exeter
10 University of Bath
11 Lancaster University
= 12 Loughborough University
= 12 University College London
14 University of Southampton
15 University of Birmingham
= 16 University of East Anglia
= 16 University of York
18 University of Leeds
19 University of Sussex
20 University of Kent
21 University of Edinburgh
22 University of Bristol
23 Coventry University
= 24 University of Nottingham
= 24 Newcastle University
26 University of Sheffield
= 27 Heriot-Watt University
= 27 University of Glasgow
29 King's College London
30 University of Leicester

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.