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  Loughborough University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Loughborough University is a University located in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire in the East Midlands region of the United Kingdom.
University's main campus is in the Leicestershire town of Loughborough and until 2003 it was developing a secondary campus at Peterborough.
Loughborough University has continued to grow from strength to strength and in The 2006 Times Good University Guide it was placed sixth in the country after Oxford University, University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, London School of Economics and University College London.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Loughborough_University   (1312 words)

 HERO - Higher Education & Research Opportunities in the UK: Loughborough University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Loughborough is the most research intensive university in the country, in terms of research grants and contracts according to the latest performance indicators compiled by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA, 2004).
Loughborough University Enterprises Ltd (LUEL) has a proven track record in commercialising the University's research through licensing and the formation of companies and in helping businesses of all sizes grow through accessing our research capabilities.
Loughborough Students' Union is run for students by students and is one of the very best in the country.
www.hero.ac.uk /uk/universities___colleges/east_midlands/loughborough_university.cfm   (1489 words)

 Institutional audit - Loughborough University
In the SED, the University claimed that its promotion procedures for those progressing to the senior lecturer grade were respected among staff for their transparency while acknowledging that the importance attached to performance in specific aspects of research as a criterion in promotion varied between the faculties.
Through its meetings with members of the University and scrutiny of the University's papers the audit team was able to confirm that staff across the institution were familiar with the broad terms of the HR Strategy and that the latter has been subject to University-wide debate.
The University's work with Loughborough College and New College, Nottingham is largely based around the development of Foundation degrees while that at PRC and Stamford College originated with the University's involvement in the project to develop a HE presence, leading to the establishment of a HE institution in Peterborough.
www.qaa.ac.uk /reviews/reports/institutional/loughborough2004/main.asp   (17753 words)

 Education UK - The best you can be
Loughborough is located in the middle of England and is only 90 minutes by train from London.
The University’s campus is close to the town centre and a short bus ride from the railway station.
Loughborough is justly famous for sport and there are extensive sports and fitness facilities throughout the campus.
www.educationuk.org /pls/hot_bc/bc_profile.page_pls_profile_details?a=84&z=3608&p_lang=31   (563 words)

During the academic year 2001/02, I was studying as an ERASMUS/SOCRATES exchange student at Loughborough University in the United Kingdom.
Loughborough is situated in the East Midlands of England and has about 50,000 citizens.
There is only one cinema in Loughborough and because is mainly visited by students and people of young age, the wear and tear can be seen all over the place.
www.eddy.uni-duisburg.de /ipluemel/loughborough.html   (336 words)

 Loughborough University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
For example, Loughborough University guarantees Loughborough College 'Access to HE' students an interview for entry onto any of its undergraduate programmes.
The profile of Loughborough as a centre of sporting excellence is also high on the agenda for collaboration.
Loughborough College is currently working with Leicester University on a number of new course initiatives.
www.loucoll.ac.uk /courses/connected3.asp   (185 words)

 Questionmark - Case Studies - Loughborough University leads the way in CAA
Loughborough University has been a pioneer in the use of Questionmark software since the mid 1990s.
Loughborough was quick to recognise the many benefits of Computer Assisted Assessment (CAA) and developed systems to provide students with the most effective resources, encouraging them to take responsibility for their own learning.
We are strong supporters of the QTI standard and this has already begun to allow universities, through national initiatives, to develop large scale question banks for the use of the wider higher education sector.
www.questionmark.com /uk/casestudies/loughborough_october_2004.htm   (668 words)

 Loughborough University - Economics - March 2001 - Q224/2001
Both the Department of Economics and the Loughborough University Business School (LUBS) aim to further the University's Mission and Strategy for Learning and Teaching, in the context of QAA guidelines on graduateness, and, where appropriate, the Royal Economic Society's survey findings on the content of Economics degrees.
The learning resources strategy is funded by means of a financial model under which departments at Loughborough University receive 100 per cent of the income they generate, are charged for central services which they use and are able to make judgements as to whether the charges represent value for money.
University guidelines require that examinations in years two and three are sample double-marked and that the second marker's comments are noted on a specifically designed form.
www.qaa.ac.uk /reviews/reports/subjectlevel/q224_01_textonly.htm   (4813 words)

 BBC - Leicester Student Life - What to do at Loughborough Univeristy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Loughborough RAG is the fundraising section of the Union.
It is co-ordinated by a sabbatical editor with regular contributions from student volunteers who use the experience to start their careers in print journalism.
The Loughborough University RAG with the town's Lord Major.
www.bbc.co.uk /leicester/student_life/universities/loughborough_university/what_to_do.shtml   (485 words)

 Down Your Way: Loughborough University
The university is the largest employer in this little industrial town, and in term time the student population swells the population of the town considerably.
A university of technology in fact, if no longer in name, Loughborough is well on the way to ensuring that all staff members have a PC, or access to one, and most departments are now connected to the Gateway.
Loughborough may only have a population of approximately 50,000, but even with the recent increases in student numbers, we are a very long way from having 100,000 students.
www.ariadne.ac.uk /issue1/lough   (1164 words)

 Loughborough University’s SU recognises Taiwan but not Kurdistan (KurdishMedia.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Tomorrow, the British Loughborough University will hold an International Day under the slogan of recognising the rich and varied culture present within the University students community without the participation of the Kurdish students.
Following complaints by Kurdish students in the university, the University of London’s Kurdish Students Union at Kings College London complained to the Education & Welfare department at the University of Loughborough Student’s Union which is responsible for holding the event.
The University of London’s Kurdish Students Union at Kings College London have come to the conclusion that Loughborough Students Union is contradicting itself on the issue of not letting Kurdistan to participate in the event.
www.kurdmedia.com /articles.asp?id=6714   (439 words)

 Loughborough - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Loughborough (pronounced LUFF-burra or LUFF-bruh) is the largest town in Leicestershire, England (the City of Leicester excluded), the population of the town in 2004 was assessed at 57,600.
To the south of the town centre lies the Shelthorpe Estate - a large council estate which was the largest in the country when it was built in the 1920s and 1930s.
Loughborough is serviced by Midland Main Line, with a station located on the eastern edge of the town.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Loughborough   (983 words)

 Brudirect.com  - Local News
The University of Loughborough will be offering over 100 scholarships to new self-financing full-time international undergraduate and postgraduate students for studies commencing in the 2006/7 session.
The Loughborough University Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of outstanding academic achievement and potential.
It is also ranked among the top five in the Teaching Quality for all UK universities and is - ranked second in the employability of its graduates.
www.brudirect.com /DailyInfo/News/Archive/Dec05/121205/nite10.htm   (153 words)

 Loughborough Students' Union Archery Club Homepage - Index
We are situated at Loughborough University, in Leicestershire in the United Kingdom.
The BUTTS tournament was originated in 1995 by Birmingham University Archery Club (hence the name).
It was set up with the idea of providing more competition experience for all the members of the participating clubs as well as providing a social environment in which to have some fun.
www.fortunecity.com /olympia/coe/75/index.html   (470 words)

 Loughborough University and UTEK Corporation Announce University Alliance Agreement to Merchandise Intellectual Capital ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
UTEK Corporation (Nasdaq:UTOB) and Loughborough University announced jointly today the signing of an Alliance Agreement for the purpose of transferring to the marketplace, select Loughborough University technologies.
Loughborough University with 3,000 staff and 12,000 students has one of the largest Faculties of Engineering in the country and enormous strength in applied science, sport and sports technology, social sciences and the Business School.
It is mainly an applied university with over 70% of staff assessed working on research having national or international significance.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_2002_March_20/ai_84015583   (530 words)

 Charnwood Borough Council - Loughborough University East Park SPD
Loughborough University East Park Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) will develop and expand upon Local Plan Policy for Loughborough University which is set out in the adopted Borough of Charnwood Local Plan.
The Council adopted the Loughborough University East Park SPD on 13th January 2006.
Loughborough University East Park SPD - Final Sustainability Appraisal Report including Statement of the Sustainability Apprisal and Consultation on its has been taken into account (PDF, 489K)
www.charnwood.gov.uk /environment/loughboroughuniversityeastparksp.html   (343 words)

 EducationGuardian.co.uk | Higher | Loughborough University
Loughborough celebrates its 40th anniversary as a university this year.
The 410-acre campus is located a mile from Loughborough town centre, a student-friendly place close enough to big cities for the lack of decent clubbing not to matter.
Guarantee of halls accommodation to Loughborough first-choice students.
education.guardian.co.uk /higher/universityguide/profile/story/0,,496118,00.html   (220 words)

 Materials for Industry — Course ( Loughborough University )
From short courses to a Masters programme and with options to study part time, full time or as and when you need to, MfI is leading the way in employee development and helping to build brighter careers.
MfI is run by The Institute of Polymer Technology and Materials Engineering (IPTME) which is part of Loughborough University and is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in materials research and teaching.
Loughborough is a first-class University with an excellent reputation, extensive links with industry and great facilities.
www.azom.com /details.asp?ArticleID=2066   (732 words)

 Loughborough University - Business School
I decided to pursue an MSc at Loughborough University Business School because it has a very good reputation and because it was one of the only top universities offering business-related master's courses for non-business graduates.
I chose the Business School and the MSc in Marketing and Management because it was the only programme that offered a balance between the two, which was what I was after.
At that juncture I wasn't quite sure if I wanted to pursue marketing or management as a career, and the Loughborough MSc was one of the only programmes that I could develop the way I wanted to.
www.studyoverseas.com /business/loughborough2.htm   (429 words)

Although a small collection, the Loughborough Family Papers contain an interesting peek at three interesting parts of American history: the sailing of the U.S.S. Constitution, the Civil War and the San Francisco Earthquake of April, 1906.
James Henry was a member of the Confederate Army and was taken prisoner by the Union Army near Appomattox at the end of the war and Margaret C. did some work in the Department of the Treasury of the C.S.A. as a clerk, also towards the end of the war.
Documents concerning James' release as a prisoner of war and two oaths of loyalty he signed are in the papers, as well a commission given to Margaret as a clerk for the Treasury Department and a travel pass she used to return to Washington at the end of the hostilities.
gulib.lausun.georgetown.edu /dept/speccoll/cl95.htm   (302 words)

 Loughborough University - Centre for Resarch in Social Policy
Loughborough University - Centre for Resarch in Social Policy
The Centre for Research in Social Policy (CRSP) is an autonomous research centre based in the Department of Social Sciences at Loughborough University.
The Centre, established in 1983, employs 19 researchers as well as a support team of 7 and has a national and international reputation for high quality applied policy research.
www.crsp.ac.uk   (81 words)

 Loughborough University - Alumni Services
As a member of the Alumni Association you are entitled to use the University’s SPORTS FACILITIES, CAREERS SERVICE and UNIVERSITY LIBRARY (for reference).
As an alumnus you are entitled to discounted rates at selected Loughborough hotels, the Alumni Association will give you further information.
The University has excellent facilities to cater for all your work or personal requirements, including overnight accommodation to suit all budgets.
www.lboro-alumni.org /info/alumniservices.html   (263 words)

 Loughborough University Alumni Association
When you leave Loughborough University, the Alumni Association is your main point of contact with the University and old friends.
This was just one of many comments received from alumni who took part in the Alumni Reunion on the weekend of 23 September.
Guests and staff thoroughly enjoyed the event, alumni and guests learned about what Loughborough is about today, and went away with a sense of pride that they were part of the Loughborough Family and that Loughborough really is "for life"!
www.lboro-alumni.org   (265 words)

 Loughborough University - Faculty of Science
The Faculty of Science at Loughborough University comprises seven departments:
All departments have flourishing teaching and research groups and offer a range of single and combined honours taught undergraduate BSc, BA and extended (masters) programmes.
Loughborough University is consistently placed in top five of the most Employable Graduates list Produced by the independent, Performance Indicator Project.
www.intstudy.com /script/univ/loughscience.htm   (214 words)

 escarpment.net - Matt Cook (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Loughborough is connected to the EMMAN network, which is in turn connected to SuperJANET4 via a gigabit link.
I am one of the University contacts for the EMMAN hardware a Cisco 6509 and 3661 located at Loughborough.
I am also the University JANET CERT security contact and have spoken at several conferences on various security matters.
escarpment.net.cob-web.org:8888   (1107 words)

The EIS High Performance Centre at Loughborough University is due to open in late 2003.
Athletes will have access to the full range of EIS support services including physiology, physiotherapy, medical consultants and strength and conditioning experts.
Loughborough has also been chosen as the site for the National Cricket Academy.
www.eis2win.co.uk /gen/where_emids_suppcen_.aspx?folder=138   (83 words)

 Loughborough University Computing Services (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Computing Services supports research, learning, teaching, and administration, providing a variety of communications and information technology facilities.
All University staff, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students, have access to our services.
Most computing facilities are available 24 hours a day.
www.lboro.ac.uk.cob-web.org:8888 /computing   (155 words)

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