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.

The University has been awarded five stars in all areas according to the independent QS Stars university rating scheme. It has also been named the best university in the world for sports-related subjects in the 2019 QS World University Rankings, top in the country for its student experience in the 2018 THE Student Experience Survey and University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2019 and the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018.

Loughborough is in the top 10 of every national league table, being ranked 4th in the Guardian University League Table 2019, 5th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 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 in 2017.

Loughborough has risen to 5th place in the Times Higher Education (THE) ‘Table of Tables’ 2019 and is in the top 10 in England for research intensity according to the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014). In recognition of its contribution to the sector, Loughborough has been awarded seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes.

Specialising exclusively in postgraduate-level study, Loughborough University London is based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and offers cutting-edge master’s and PhD degrees, as well as business collaboration, research and enterprise opportunities.

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.