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 Shop is your local shop 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!

Opening Hours:


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


1st April: 10am-4pm
2nd April: CLOSED
3rd-7th April: 8.30am-5.30pm
8th April: 10am-4pm
9th April: CLOSED
14th-17th April: CLOSED
18th April: 8.30am-5.30pm
19th-21st April: 8.30am-5.30pm
22nd April: 10am-4pm
23rd April: CLOSED
24th-28th April: 8.30am-5.30pm 
29th April: 10am-4pm
30th April: 10am-10pm
Bank Holiday 1st May: 10am-8pm
2nd May: back to normal hours

01509 635035



The LSU Purple Onion, or the PO is your shop 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, 2 different meal deals, stationery & technical drawing equipment, newspapers & magazines, greetings cards, toiletries, confectionery, soft drinks and of course alcohol! We also have a very handy cash machine inside the shop.

Opening Hours:Term Time Only

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


Saturday 1st April 8.30-1.00pm
CLOSED 2nd April - Saturday 29th April

OPEN Sunday the 30th April 11am-Midnight
Monday May 1
st normal hours

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!

Opening Hours:


Monday to Thursday // 8:30am - 5:00pm
Friday // 8:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday // CLOSED
Sunday // CLOSED

CLOSE: 11th April at 5pm
REOPEN: 24th April at 8.30am

01509 214737


The LSU Art Shop is 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.

Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday // 8:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday // CLOSED
Sunday // CLOSED

CLOSE 31st March at 5pm
REOPEN 2nd May at 8.30am

01509 228919