Loughborough University


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"Not having a library that's nearby."
"One drawback would be the location as Loughborough isn't a big city like Manchester or London and a few people find it difficult to get used to that."
"The local area isn't the best for things to do as it's quite small."
"It's very sports focused and the students' union building is very worn and old fashioned."
"The university campus is bigger than the town itself so there's not much to do in the town. This issue is remedied by the proximity of Nottingham and Leicester."
"The price of accommodation is high and there's not much to do in town."
"It's very sports orientated here and it feels like you can't join sporty things unless you're really good at it."
"There's not enough support for placements."


"It's small so you get bored quite easily and end up with not a lot to do."
"Every sport is competitive and there are minimal social teams."
"Loughborough town is not the most exciting place, but it's close enough to Nottingham that it doesn't really matter."
"No free printing on campus."
"In quite a small town compared to where I live. Only one library which becomes very full during exam season."
"Loughborough town is grim. Very different university experience to other universities such as Nottingham. The ratio of boys to girls is very uneven."
"The town itself is not the best for culture. However, there is so much on at the university that it doesn't matter. Plus, Leicester and Nottingham are very close."
"Big competitive culture that not everyone likes."
"There aren't many attractions off campus like restaurants or mainstream shops."
"The night life and town are a bit dull compared to other city universities. A lot of money is invested in sport, I would personally like to see more money invested in other areas such as in the science community."

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