London students and staff awarded for their contributions to Loughborough's postgraduate experience

Last week, Loughborough’s Student's Union hosted the first Postgraduate Awards evening at the Loughborough campus where London representatives received three awards.

The event was organised and hosted by the Loughborough Student’s Union's Postgraduate Executive Officer, George Hones.

London students and staff were awarded three awards recognising their contributions to Loughborough’s postgraduate experience:

  1. The LSU London representative team won Postgraduate Event of the Year award for their ‘Think and Drink’ event.
  2. Student Sumai Bertrand was awarded the Immediate Impact award for her work as Vice Chair of the LSU London committee.
  3. The LSU Manager, Ellie Read, received The Bryn Pike award for her exceptional contribution to the postgraduate experience

The LSU London representatives also received a high commendation for the Postgraduate Team of the Year award.

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.