Prizes for Loughborough University London students at the LSU Academic Awards

Last night saw Loughborough University London students win two awards at the LSU Academic Awards 2017.

Students from Loughborough University London took home two awards from the LSU Academic Awards yesterday. Held at the Students' Union at the Loughborough campus, the Awards celebrate the success of the past year in regards to the outstanding learning and teaching experience across both campuses.

Awards were presented to individuals demonstrating excellence in teaching, as well as those who provide exceptional guidance and support for students during their studies. Awards were also given to students who initiate change and invest a tremendous amount of time and passion into the student experience in Loughborough and in London. 

Lauren Estwick is currently studying MSc Sport Business and Innovation at Loughborough University London, and received the award for Programme President of the Year. The award is given to the most inspiring Programme President, who has demonstrated their full committment to the best interests and outcomes of students on their programmes, and has not only led but worked well with their team of Reps. 

In addition, the team of programme representatives spanning the Institute for Design Innovation, the Institute for Digital Technologies, the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Institute for Media and Creative Industries, the Institute for Sport Business and The Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance were given a combined award for Programme Rep of the Year.

Speaking of the event, the London representatives said: "Thank you to the Education Executive Officer and the LSU for hosting an amazing evening. The London Representative squad is delighted and proud to be coming back to the London campus with two awards"

To read more about the event, please visit the LSU website.


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 2020 QS World University Rankings and top in the country for its student experience in the 2018 THE Student Experience Survey.

Loughborough is in the top 10 of every national league table, being ranked 4th in the Guardian University League Table 2020, 5th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 and 8th in The UK Complete University Guide 2020.

Loughborough is consistently ranked in the top twenty of UK universities in the Times Higher Education’s ‘table of tables’ and is in the top 10 in England for research intensity. 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.