Applications for the London Open Fund are now open!

Loughborough University is providing an opportunity for community groups and organisations local to the London campus to receive support for their projects.

Loughborough University London is an active neighbour on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The purpose of this fund is to support the social, educational, cultural and physical wellbeing of people living close to the Olympic Park. The maximum bid for this fund is £1,000 and the criteria are available here.

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Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research, Professor Steve Rothberg, is the new Chair of the committee. He commented: “I am delighted that we are now opening the donation funds again as we know there are so many fantastic organisations in the local area who need support.

The closing date for applications is 31 May 2022, 12pm. Apply here.

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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.