Talk:Loughborough University

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Lufuni website[edit]

Attention and other users - links to the Lufuni website (or similar sites) will be removed by me without notice. I suggest other editors do the same. That site appears to be an advertising site (or some type of pixel-selling site) of some type and is certainly not being used by Loughborough staff or students. --mintchocicecream 00:14, 17 October 2006 (UTC)

University ratings[edit]

(I'm posting this to all articles on UK universities as so far discussion hasn't really taken off on Wikipedia:WikiProject Universities.)

There needs to be a broader convention about which university rankings to include in articles. Currently it seems most pages are listing primarily those that show the institution at its best (or worst in a few cases). See Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Universities#University ratings. Timrollpickering 22:54, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

This was very visible in this article with only the one good ranking for the university being included and all the other ones which tended to rank it way outside the top ten disregarded. I have added a few more . —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 00:27, 23 September 2007 (UTC)

Have reverted second paragraph of lead to an earlier version (the version which existed until 26th July 2012) to remove inaccurate and unreferenced claim that Loughborough's engineering courses often rank in the top-five. I've looked through all versions of The Complete (2008-2013) and The Guardian (2010-2013) uni guides available online, each of which includes six discrete engineering disciplines and have found that Loughborough has only once ranked in The Complete top-five (2012, 3rd, Chem. Eng.), and only four times in The Guardian top-five (2013 & 2012, 4th, Civ. Eng.; 2011, 5th, Mech. Eng.; 2010, 5th, Minerals and Materials Eng.).--DeiElectus (talk) 20:23, 22 August 2012 (UTC)


The caption of panoramic image taken from the Carillon tower may give the impression that the large blue and white building in the foreground is part of the University, when it is in fact part of Lougborough College (a separate institution) maybe the caption should be changed or the image removed? Also, the images shown on this page seem rather "random", including a couple of departmental buildings (not particularly representative) a hall of residence (again, Hazelrig-Rutland is not the most representative hall, although it is fairly prominent architecturally and close to the entrance) and a pavement of all things. Mallardtheduck 23:26, 2 February 2007 (UTC)

I agree there's too many images and not enough that are actually useful. If nobody else decides which ones are needed and which ones aren't then I'll decide on Loughborough's behalf. Stefanjcarney 10:08, 1 December 2007 (UTC)

Perhaps use Images of some of the newer buildings (New Elvyn) and the Aero/Auto Department (which also contains a prototype Eurofighter!). Though the Loughborough College I believe is now owned by Loughborough University? (talk) 23:40, 12 October 2010 (UTC)

Loughborough Students' Union[edit]

You might be interested that the Union is proposed for deletion at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Loughborough Students' Union. --Bduke 05:18, 3 August 2007 (UTC)

Poor date references[edit]

There are too many words like "recent" and "current" or references to a future which has already happened. Please put in at least the year. It needs editing to establish the date of various statements.Chemical Engineer (talk) 15:40, 11 September 2010 (UTC)

Lists of names[edit]

Lists of names in this article should be sourced in accordance with WP:BLP. As there is no way of constantly maintaining linked articles, this applies to names which have a Wikipedia article as well as those that do not. Any name listed with no verifiable citations should be removed. Refer to WP:NLIST for guidance. (talk) 05:46, 28 October 2010 (UTC)