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Loughborough University has been awarded 3rd place in this year̢����s What Uni? Student Choice Awards 2014 for University of the Year. The ranking is based on over 18, 000 student reviews.
David Willetts, the Minister for Universities and Science, has announced measures of ̢���modernising the current system̢����� of Disabled Students Allowance. This could spell cuts to the support granted to students in need of extra help.
Ranked 16th in International League Tables Loughborough is carrying on its international reputation for research and innovation.
The term Grade Point Average was a foreign term one would only hear in American films. Now, as the UK gradually becomes more influenced by America, we may be hearing more of that term in our universities.
A strike is planned to take place on the 31st October over the pay, pensions and workload of university lecturers, technicians and administrators. With members of three major unions, the University and College Union (UCU), Unison and Unite all having voted to take part, it is thought to be the first time that all three unions will be striking at the same time, in the hope that this will force employers into negotiations.
Loughborough Uni can boast achievements such as raising over £1 million for 146 different charities, being home to over 60 diverse societies and winning 'Best Student Experience' for five consecutive years. Coming shortly after being announced as 'University of The Year for Sport', maintaining its excellent reputation, Loughborough has also been ranked second in Lloyds Bank's 'Quality of Life' survey.
Loughborough University announce the successor to Council Chairman Sir Bryan Carsberg.