International students at Loughborough University

Loughborough University holds a deep appreciation for the significant contributions made by international students, acknowledging the immense value of their unique perspectives, experiences, and cultural diversity within the campus community. As an institution, Loughborough University warmly embraces and extends a heartfelt welcome to students from all corners of the globe, offering them an exceptional academic journey that fosters personal growth and transformation.

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International Student Insurance

It is crucial for international students to prioritize having dependable health insurance in case of accidents or the need for medical assistance while studying abroad. With over 20 years of experience, we provide specialized health and travel insurance plans tailored to the unique needs of study abroad and international students. Our plans are globally recognized, offering comprehensive coverage of high quality at affordable rates. Using our user-friendly tool, you can quickly compare international student health insurance plans and find the one that best suits your needs.

The Loughborough Students' Union, situated at the Union Building on Ashby Road, stands out as one of the finest nationwide, and is unique in being owned and managed by students themselves. At LSU, we prioritize advocating for your views, allowing you to concentrate on your priorities. With the ability and resources to tackle challenging issues, we work tirelessly to enhance not only your academic life but also your social and personal experiences through a diverse range of activities, clubs, societies, and services.

Loughborough University offers an Academic Language Support Service specifically designed for undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD students. Its purpose is to empower students to reach their academic potential by providing resources and support. Whether you want to enhance your study skills through the Study Skills module or improve your English language proficiency, especially if English is not your first language, this service is readily available to assist you.

Need help storing your belongings after arriving from abroad?

Ezeey Storage Company, conveniently located at 39 Lisle Street, offers secure storage solutions for students. Whether you need to store your luggage during vacations or excess items throughout the academic year, they provide reliable and affordable services.

Contact them at +44 (0)1509 260052 to discuss your storage requirements and make arrangements.

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The International Student Support at Loughborough University, located at the Student Service, is an invaluable resource dedicated to assisting international students. Whether you have inquiries, concerns, or need guidance, they are there to provide support. From immigration matters to visa extensions and adjusting to life in the UK, they offer comprehensive assistance. You can reach out to them directly or visit their office to take advantage of their expertise. They also organize workshops and provide advice, allowing you to connect with fellow international students who may be facing similar experiences.

How can I connect with fellow international students?

Loughborough University offers international students various avenues to connect and engage with one another through the Student Union. With a diverse range of student-led societies, clubs, and cultural events, students have opportunities to form friendships and interact with peers from around the world.

Are there opportunities to celebrate diversity and share my culture?

Loughborough University values cultural integration and hosts diverse events and programs to celebrate diversity. Students can participate in international food festivals, cultural showcases, and more to share their heritage and learn about different cultures. Stay updated on upcoming cultural events by regularly checking the university's event calendar and engaging with their social media platforms.

How can I improve my language skills and academic writing?

Loughborough University offers on-campus pre-sessional courses through the Centre for Academic English. These courses focus on improving academic language and skills to support academic success. The center provides specialized support and training to enhance students' academic abilities.

Do I need health insurance as an international student at the Loughborough University?

Health insurance is often mandatory for international students studying in various countries, including the UK. If you are studying in the UK for less than six months, you may need to obtain private health insurance. Check with your university or the official UK government website for the latest requirements.