Loughborough climbs to sixth in The Complete University Guide 2021

Loughborough has climbed two places to sixth in the Complete University Guide 2021.

The league table, published today (Tuesday 9 June 2020), 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. It includes 130 institutions

Speaking about the 2021 guide Professor Robert Allison, Loughborough’s Vice-Chancellor, said: “In these challenging times it is fantastic to be reminded of what we have achieved. Our continued presence in the top ten underlines our position as one of the very best universities in the country.

“As always, this is thanks to hard work and commitment by staff across the University and the Students’ Union who ensure our students get the very best out of their university years.”

The top ten universities in The UK Complete University Guide 2021 are:

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

The full league table can be viewed at: https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/league-tables/rankings

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 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.