Founding Dean appointed as Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor for Sport

The University is pleased to announce that Professor Mike Caine has been appointed as Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor for Sport.

Professor Caine will work closely with the Provost on the development of the sport related strand of the University's next strategic plan, ensuring academic and operational sport related activities from the Schools, Sports Development Centre, and Professional Services are all fully aligned.

Speaking about his new appointment, Professor Caine said:

"I'm looking forward to working with colleagues and partner organisations across the Loughborough Sport ecosystem during this strategic planning phase."

Professor Caine was the founding Dean for Loughborough University London and alongside his new role as Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor for Sport, he is also a Professor of Sport Technology and Innovation within the Institute for Sport Business.

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.