Loughborough remains in the top ten of The Complete University Guide 2020

Loughborough has featured once again in the top ten of UK universities in The Complete University Guide 2020, published today (Wednesday 1 May 2019).

The league table is based on ten measures: Entry Standards, Student Satisfaction, Research Quality, Research Intensity, Graduate Prospects, Student-Staff Ratio, Spending on Academic Services, Spending on Student Facilities, Good Honours Degrees, and Completion, and includes 131 institutions. Loughborough is ranked eighth in the national table.

Speaking about the 2020 guide Professor Robert Allison, Loughborough’s Vice-Chancellor, said: “Loughborough’s continued presence in the top ten of The Complete University Guide, the only university in the Midlands to feature, underlines our position as one of the very best universities in the country.

“This does not happen by chance. Staff across the University and the Students’ Union work tirelessly to ensure our students get the very best out of their university years. Our top ten ranking is testament to this.”

The top ten universities in The UK Complete University Guide 2020 are:

  1. Cambridge
  2. Oxford
  3. St Andrews
  4. London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
  5. Imperial College London
  6. Durham
  7. Lancaster
  8. Loughborough
  9. Bath
  10. University College London

The full league table can be viewed here.

View the press release on the Loughborough University website for further information and resources.

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 2019 QS World University Rankings, University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2019 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 2019 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.