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Welcome to the Talent Factory

The world of sport offers a rich variety of interesting and rewarding career opportunities.

Our Sport courses focus on the application of knowledge and provide students with the opportunity to develop transferable skills for employment and further study. As a Sport student you will automatically become a part of Loughborough Sport, which combines the College, Loughborough University, and Loughborough Students' Union.

As a student here you will have access to an excellent range of sports facilities both on-site and at Loughborough University, including specialist sports halls, rubber crumb pitches with associated coaching/observation facilities, sports analysis and fitness suites, dance and spin studios, and physiology labs.

Loughborough College has been rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted for providing exceptional care, support, leadership and experiences to students in accommodation

Staff are sensitive to the needs of high-level performers, with specialist elite welfare support tutors being on hand to assist with learning.

All of our Higher Education sports courses, including Foundation Degrees and BA/BSc (Hons) final-year degrees, are validated and awarded by Loughborough University with the exception of blended courses which are awarded by Nottingham Trent University.

Running Trainer1300+ Visits

to Loucoll Active Recreational Sport sessions in 22/23, with 400+ students engaged

Stop Watch300 students

Sports Performance and Development Academies

Running Trainer12 Students

selected for international competition in 22/23

Running Trainer12 Students

representing professional clubs

Running TrainerAOC National Medallists

in 3 different sports and AOC East Midlands Regional Champions in 8 different sports in 22/23

Running Trainer30

Commonwealth/Olympic medals won by Loughborough College Students in the Birmingham 2022 and Tokyo 2020 games

academy news
10th Nov 2023
Motorsport UK and Williams Esports race ahead with Loughborough College

Loughborough College has teamed up with Williams Esports and Motorsport UK to deliver new opportunities in the Esports sector to budding drivers as part of a unique education partnership.


16th Nov 2023
Women’s Football Superstars Represent College on the Pitch

Players from across the women’s football Diploma in Sporting Excellence (DiSE) programme have earnt places on professional pitches across the country, taking part in the highly anticipated Contin ...

28th Nov 2023
Sports Learners Smash Fundraising Targets for Children in Need

Learners from across our Sports and Esports programmes have undertaken two weeks of fundraising efforts to raise an incredible £1,857 for Children in Need.

Sports and Esports staff and s ...

13th Feb 2024
She’s On the Ball! DiSE Learner Denny Takes U17s to Victory

Women’s Football DiSE learner Denny Draper scored a brace for England U17 Young Lionesses this week, leading the national team to victory in the international MIMA Cup in Spain, and taking her go ...

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