Welcome to the LSU Shopping experience!

LSU has four campus shops dedicated to making your time at Loughborough as easy and enjoyable as possible. We have everything from art materials to Chinese food! We've also got a handy page where you can see all our available instore offers and an online shopping facility selling official Loughborough University Clothing.


Your Shops On Campus:                       

LSU Shop - Your handy shop on the ground floor of the Students' Union

LSU Purple Onion - Your late opening shop in the heart of the campus.

LSU College Shop - Your shop on the Loughborough College campus.

LSU Art Shop - Your dedicated art, craft and design shop.






The LSU Union Building Shop 

Also called the UB shop, located on the ground floor of the Students' Union. We are open every day for your convenience, selling tasty & great value meal deals, snacks, confectionery, grocery, household & toiletries, fresh fruit & vegetables, fresh chilled & frozen food, a large range of Oriental food, soft drinks and alcohol. Not forgetting of course, all of the Loughborough University stash & memorabilia, stationery, newspapers & magazines, greetings cards, and much more!


Term Time Opening Hours:

Monday - Tuesday // 8:30am - 9pm
Wednesday // 8:30am - 10pm
Thursday // 8:30am - 9pm
Friday // 8:30am - 10pm
Saturday // 9:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday // 10:00am - 8:00pm

Summer Time Opening Hours:


Monday - Friday // 8:30am - 5:30pm

Saturday // 10:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday // Closed

01509 635035



The LSU Purple Onion

Also know as The PO, it's located in the heart of the campus on Elvyn Way in the Village Park. We are open every day offering you a great range of fresh, chilled & frozen food, , stationery & technical drawing equipment, greetings cards, toiletries, confectionery, soft drinks and of course alcohol! We also have a very handy cash machine inside the shop.

Summer Time Opening Hours:

The PO Shop will close for the summer on Friday 22nd June at midnight. We will be reopening on Tuesday 25th September at 8.30am

The union shop remains open over the summer.

Term Time Opening Hours:

Monday - Friday // 8:30am - Midnight
Saturday // 9:00am - Midnight
Sunday // 10:00pm - Midnight

01509 635039



The LSU College Shop is your LSU Shop on the Loughborough College campus. You can find us next to L Block, behind the Cope Auditorium. Our range includes stationery, newspapers & magazines, greetings cards, soft drinks, confectionery, snacks, Ginster meal deals and we even have a free to use cash machine too!


Term Time Opening Hours:

Monday - Friday // 8:30am - 5:00pm

01509 214737

Summer Time Opening Hours:

College Shop closed from 13th July until 28th August

Monday - Thursday - 8:30am - 4:30pm

Friday - 8:30am - 4pm

01509 214737


The LSU Art Shop 

Our dedicated art, craft and design shop conveniently located in The School of the Arts on the ground floor of the Edward Barnsley Building, in the East Park of the University Campus. We have a wide range of art, craft, design and technical drawing materials. Everything you need from drawing to presentation material, whether you're an art's student or an engineer!

We sell a variety of specialist design magazines, a selection of stationery, greetings cards, general newspapers & magazines. We also sell a range of confectionery and soft drinks.

Summer Time Opening Hours:

Art Shop closed from 29th June 2018 until 10th September 2018

Term Time Opening Hours:

Monday - Friday // 8:30am - 5:00pm

01509 228919