Accessing the college network

Your college username is for your individual use only. You are responsible for all activities carried out whilst logging onto the college systems. You should never reveal your password to anyone else in the college, not even the IT Support team.

Your Username and Password

During enrolment, you will be issued with a username and password.

Your username will be your student ID, this can be found on your student card.

Your college account is essential for accessing the following systems:

  • LearnZone / HELearnZone
  • Microsoft Office (including Email and Teams)
  • ILP

Your College Email Address

Your college email address will be made up of the studentid followed by @student.loucoll.ac.uk (e.g. 123456@student.loucoll.ac.uk).  Use this email for communicating at the college.

Setting Your Password

To set your password you need to go to the webpage your.loucoll.ac.uk You can also this website to reset your password should you forget.

If you are an offsite learner you will receive an email about your account.  Once you have your Student ID number you can visit your.loucoll.ac.uk and set your password.

If you have not yet received an email please contact itsupport@loucoll.ac.uk where they will be very happy to help!

Creating a Secure Password

Here are some hints and tips for creating a secure password:

  • Do not use personal information. …
  • Do not use real words. …
  • Create longer passwords. …
  • Modify easy-to-remember phrases. …
  • Don’t write them down. …
  • Change passwords on a regular basis. …
  • Use different passwords on different accounts. …
  • Do not type passwords on devices or networks you do not control.

Check the strength of your password at https://password.kaspersky.com/

Cyber Security

Loughborough College takes Cyber Security very seriously. The College follows best practice and has completed the Cyber Essentials certification to ensure the College operates at a secure level.

Year on year, we continue to improve the College security facilities to ensure that we are Cyber Safe and that we promote awareness.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I don't know my student number.

Please contact the IT Support Helpdesk.

How can I set my password for the first time?

Please goto your.loucoll.ac.uk

I've forgotten my password.

Please goto your.loucoll.ac.uk

I can't login to Microsoft Office 365 and/or Microsoft Teams

To login to Office 365 or LearnZone you need to use your full email address (e.g. 123456@student.loucoll.ac.uk)

I have enrolled but I haven't received an email with my account details.

Please contact ITHelpdesk@loucoll.ac.uk and they can check to see if your account is active.

I've forgotten my student number.

Check on the front of your college student ID badge.  Contact ITSupport@loucoll.ac.uk armed with all of your personal details and they should be able to help you, assuming they can verify you are who you say you are.

Is my password secure enough?