Our student innovators invited to apply for free places at world-class forum

Thinking Digital London is an annual gathering of innovators, creatives, thinkers and entrepreneurs who come together to share insights, ideas, experiences and stories.

The Thinking Digital London event will take place on 15th March at select locations around central London and will be followed by a full day of inspiring talks from game-changing speakers.

Creative and innovative young thinkers and entrepreneurs from Loughborough University and Loughborough University London are being offered the opportunity to attend the event free of charge as honoured guests.

Following the success of Thinking Digital in both Newcastle and Manchester, 25 places are being provided for successful applicants to the Emerging Talent Fund.

To apply, you must be able to convince a panel of judges that you have what it takes to make the most of the new ideas and networking opportunities that attending the event will create. Applications open 20th January. 

The deadline for applications is 17th February.

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.