Loughborough University Graduate School

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Loughborough University Graduate School

The main aim of the Graduate School is to add value to the University’s postgraduate activities, to help foster intellectual and social links between postgraduate students from different disciplines and cultures, to be a voice for their concerns, and continually improve the postgraduate experience at Loughborough University.

All Postgraduate students, as well as those involved in teaching and supporting Postgraduates, are members of the Graduate School.

Graduate House

Graduate House provides social space and workspace for postgraduate taught and research students, as well as for mature undergraduate students studying at the University.

Located in the heart of Campus, Graduate House is the hub of Loughborough Doctoral College activities.

The collective vision for the building was to create a space that is functional and practical, as well as attractive and conducive to learning and socialising.

The building comprises the Loughborough Doctoral College’s offices and training room, and the ‘Graduate Hub’. Located in the first floor of the building, the Graduate Hub includes individual and group workspace, kitchen facilities and a coffee lounge area for the exclusive use of postgraduate students. The name ‘Graduate Hub’ was decided by an on-line vote by post-graduate students and was seen as reflecting the role that the space will play in bringing together the University’s postgraduate community.

Facilities

  • Graduate House

Downstairs

  • Loughborough Doctoral College – home to most of the LDC team
  • the large training room – which when isn’t being used for workshops, can be booked out by PG students for seminars, group work sessions, or to go in and work alone if you wish

Upstairs

  • Graduate Hub… see next tab

Outside

  • seating area for socialising or working (English weather permitting!)
  • Graduate Hub

Swipe-card protected, this is a space used and respected by all postgraduates.

What’s here? Well, there’s…

  • free tea, coffee and wi-fi
  • kitchen with microwave and fridge
  • area to work in with 3 monitors for students to plug your laptops etc into
  • tables for group work/socialising
  • comfy seating areas for socialising

Student Support and Guidance

6.4 Learning Support Centres

The University Library provides support for the development of students’ study skills. Resources include a comprehensive web-based self-help study guide, study advice sheets and a programme of study skills workshops.

The Mathematics Learning Support Centre, which is the responsibility of the Mathematics Education Centre, aims to help Loughborough University students who might benefit from resources and tuition on top of that normally provided as part of their course. It can provide help with revising long-forgotten mathematics, help with basic mathematical or statistical techniques and support in coping with the mathematical and statistical demands of a particular course.

Contact us

Dr Rob Pearson

Senior Assistant Registrar

01509 222230