Tracing its origins back to 1909 is Loughborough University, which is a public research university, situated in Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England. The university comprises of nine schools which provide programs in fields such as Engineering, Economics, Science, Arts, Design and so many more prestigious courses. It is well-known for engineering and technology, as well as sports-related courses, thus perfectly giving its students the best of both worlds. In fact, Loughborough University has the largest sports scholarship program in the United Kingdom with numerous athletes who are training and studying there. Loughborough University is rated five stars for excellence as per Quacquarelli Symonds. It is also a seven time recipient of the esteemed Queen’s Anniversary Prize. The university has 21 academic departments wherein close to 17,000 students pursue their education in undergraduate, post graduate/research based programs. With a popular reputation for excellence in teaching and research, the university is one of the finest universities in England and is known for the incredible quality of life that its students possess. It was also voted amongst the top 10 research universities in England. Various individuals who attended Loughborough University have gone on to achieve vastly in their professional lives. Sebastian Coe, Paula Radcliffe and David Moorcroft are some of the great achievers who are alumni’s of the university. Here is a full-list of distinguished personalities who once attended Loughborough University.
Tony BennTony Benn
(Former British Politician)

03 April 1925


Sebastian CoeSebastian Coe
(Middle Distance Runner, Politician)

29 September 1956


Diane FarrDiane Farr
(Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor)

Paula RadcliffePaula Radcliffe
(Marathon runner, Long-distance runner, Athletics competitor)

17 December 1973


Tanni Grey-ThompsonTanni Grey-Thompson
(Television presenter, Politician, Athletics competitor)

26 July 1969


Monty PanesarMonty Panesar

Bridget RileyBridget Riley

24 April 1931


Philip SerrellPhilip Serrell
(Writer, Presenter)

Clive WoodwardClive Woodward
(Rugby union player)

06 January 1956


Dario GradiDario Gradi
(Association football player, Manager, Association football manager)

08 July 1941


Ben KayBen Kay
(Rugby union player)

14 December 1975


Andy RobinsonAndy Robinson
(Rugby union player)

03 April 1964


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Gerald DaviesGerald Davies
(Journalist, Rugby Player)
Derek AbbottDerek Abbott
(Physicist, Electrical engineer, Engineer)

Bob WilsonBob Wilson

Steve MatchettSteve Matchett
(Editor, Author, Presenter)

Lisa DobriskeyLisa Dobriskey
(Businessperson, Track and field athlete)
Caitlin McClatcheyCaitlin McClatchey

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Jodie SwallowJodie Swallow
Daniel BennettDaniel Bennett

Chrisanthi AvgerouChrisanthi Avgerou
(Computer scientist)

Sarah PriceSarah Price

Sunil AbeyesundereSunil Abeyesundere