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East Midlands universities scooped a host of top prizes at last night's Student Choice Awards.
Loughborough University had a particularly successful evening - it was named WhatUni's 'University of the Year', and also took back a series of other trophies.
The poll ranked the University of Nottingham top for job prospects, with Loughborough coming third in that category.
Students who voted thought that Loughborough had the best student union, too, with Nottingham Trent University coming in third place.
Loughborough also came top for student accommodation and took second place in the student vote for best university facilities.
Students at Nottingham Trent University were considered to enjoy the second best 'city life' after Bristol.
Loughborough was considered to have the third best student support services, while Nottingham Trent came sixth in that category.
Loughborough University consistently comes in the top twenty of UK institutions in league tables. It counts Sebastion Coe, Tanni Grey-Thompson, Paula Radcliffe and Monty Panesar among its alumni.
"We are delighted that our students took time to vote and to know that they rate the Loughborough student experience so highly.
"The award is an opportunity for all members of the University community to celebrate and for me to thank everyone for their contribution to our success.”
Loughborough University students have devised a swarm of drones that they believe could be the future for mountain search and rescue operations - and they say it's a fraction of the price of a helicopter.
Hockey players from across Europe will be at Loughborough University to compete in the Women's Euro Club Trophy.
The competition is being held in the county for the first time and gets underway today. Leicester Ladies' Hockey Club face Belgium champions Royal Antwerp in their first match tonight.
Leicester Ladies' Hockey Club face Belgium champions Royal Antwerp in their first match tonight.
Nottingham and Loughborough Universites have signed up to a year-long pilot scheme to tackle binge drinking. The scheme is being run by the government and the National Union of Students and is being trialled at 7 universities in total.
It will involve preventing alcohol-related initiation ceremonies, pub crawls and monitoring anti-social behaviour.
Owners of young pedigree dogs are being urged to take care this Christmas, after new findings showed they were at most risk of being stolen.
Experts at the University of Loughborough found that three quarters of dog thefts involved pedigrees and half were puppies or young dogs.
Experts from Loughborough University have been advising rescue workers in the Philippines about safe drinking water and sanitation.
More than 4000 people have now been confirmed dead after the country was hit by Typhoon Haiyan.
This musical video released by Loughborough University students union was designed to increase membership at the union with lyrics about the various clubs and activities that students could take part in.
Instead the footage of the students's remake of Naughty Boy's 'La La La' went viral getting over 30,000 views and hundreds of negative comments with some users branding the video, "the worst ever".
Inspector Johnny Monks has been giving advice to the 3500 new students arriving at Loughborough University.
Leicestershire Police predict that each student will arrive with £4,000 worth of equipment and they want to make sure that equipment stays safe.