Established in 1909 and with over 11000 students and 900 staff, Loughborough College currently offers GCSE to degree level courses as well as vocational courses and Apprenticeships.
Courses can be studied in a variety of ways including full time, part time and distance learning. The college shares a campus and sports facilities with Loughborough University.
The college is working with the National Space Academy to provide teaching for the Academy's Space Engineering course.
University of Leicester
Research scientists at the University of Leicester have a long and distinguished record of discovery in space science.
Every year since 1967 has seen a Leicester-built instrument operating in space. The Space Research Centre has held significant roles in many space missions for space agencies including NASA, the UK Space Agency, the European Space Agency (ESA), ISRO (India) and JAXA (Japan), covering astronomical missions (including the Hubble Space Telescope), Earth Observation Science missions and various planetary missions including the current NASA "Curiosity" Mars rover.
Nottingham Geospatial Institute
Nottingham Geospatial Institute (NGI) is a leading cross-disciplinary research and teaching institute at The University of Nottingham. NGI specialises in spatial and location-based science and engineering, empowered by satellite positioning, remote sensing and integrated technologies. Formed in 2011, NGI is the result of a merger between the Institute of Engineering Surveying and Space Geodesy and the Centre for Geospatial Science.