Current Students and Staff

24 March 2017

Red Bull Soapbox Race 2017 – your chance to enter a team!

Alexandra Palace, London, 9th July The Red Bull Soapbox Race is an international event in which amateur drivers race homemade soapbox vehicles. For the 2017 event Loughborough University has secured a guaranteed entry. Red Bull will select the best application from those submitted by Loughborough students. This is your chance to represent Loughborough University at this exciting, televised event but you’ll need to move quickly!

23 March 2017

International product design collaboration recognised with iF Design Award

An innovative car charger designed as part of research undertaken at the Loughborough Design School has been awarded a world-renowned iF Design Award.

23 March 2017

Loughborough researchers at Leicestershire Police conference

Academics from Loughborough University are set to present at a conference on ‘evidence-based policing’ held by Leicestershire Police.

23 March 2017

Survey confirms Loughborough has offered best student experience over the last decade

No university in the UK has offered a better student experience over the last decade than Loughborough, a national survey has revealed.

22 March 2017

Loughborough research features in international guidelines on the investigation of sexual violence in conflict

A Loughborough University psychologist has provided expert guidance to the Government for its international protocol on the investigation of sexual violence in conflict.

21 March 2017

Exhibition celebrates 10 years of engaging arts and academia

LU Arts is celebrating a decade of bringing together artists and academics, with an exhibition to showcase some of the work from their contemporary arts programme Radar.

20 March 2017

Creative careers event presents a world of opportunities

Over 140 students, including a significant number from the School of the Arts, English and Drama, the Design School and the Loughborough University London campus took advantage of the opportunity to meet prospective employers at an event dedicated to the creative industries.

17 March 2017

Funding boost sees more sit-to-stand desks installed in schools

A study exploring the feasibility of introducing sit-to-stand desks into primary schools has been given a £413K funding boost.

17 March 2017

STEM Community Day 2017 celebrates British Science Week

Loughborough University is running STEM Community Day on 25 March to celebrate British Science Week 2017.

16 March 2017

New procurement regulations and training

The University’s approach to procurement has recently undergone something of a transformation. The procurement team has been re-structured around a category management model, and new procurement regulations have been launched.

Mobile Timetable Update

To access your personal timetable as well as full programme, room, and individual module timetables, make sure you have the latest Google Calendar app on your devices.

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Hockey Pavilion - temporary footpath closure.

Footpath between The Hockey Pavilion and Seb Coe Building - works commence 24rd March 2017.

Posted by FM Helpdesk on Friday, 24 Mar 2017 at 14:43

Campus Living Customer Satisfaction Survey

Live in University Halls? Fill in our survey for your chance to win!

Posted by Rose Lucas on Monday, 20 Mar 2017 at 12:44

Direct your Career - What's on Week 7 – Semester 2 at Loughborough Campus

Direct Your Career is a series of presentations and workshops to help you develop your employability. To view What’s on in WEEK 7 please visit http://www.lboro.ac.uk/service/careers/resources/careers-online/index.html for further information and to book your place at these sessions at Loughborough Campus.

Posted by Tracey Walker on Friday, 17 Mar 2017 at 12:08

Changes to referencing software – Mendeley workshops and drop-ins

The Library is offering a series of workshops and drop-ins to support the proposed change in referencing software site licence from RefWorks to Mendeley.

Posted by Nathan Rush on Thursday, 16 Mar 2017 at 17:20

Student Enquiries Counter temporary closure

Please note that the Student Enquiries counter in Rutland Building will be closed on Thursday 23rd March from 11.30 to 12.15.

Posted by Student Enquiries on Thursday, 16 Mar 2017 at 16:03

Direct your Career - What's on Week 6 – Semester 2 at Loughborough Campus

Direct Your Career is a series of presentations and workshops to help you develop your employability. To view What’s on in WEEK 6 please visit http://www.lboro.ac.uk/service/careers/resources/careers-online/index.html for further information and to book your place at these sessions at Loughborough Campus

Posted by Tracey Walker on Friday, 10 Mar 2017 at 14:10

It’s time to Launch-it! with our business ideas competition

Applications for this year’s business competition are now being accepted.

Posted by Marina Pickles on Friday, 10 Mar 2017 at 11:46

Male and Female partcipants needed for running study

PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED: Both male and female (18-35 yrs.) runners (running 3+ times per week) for a research study funded by Loughborough Design School (Environmental Ergonomics Research Centre) and Adidas Future. The aim of the project is to investigate t-shirt functionality and comfort during running exercise. We are testing clothing sizes medium and large for males and x-small and small for females. If you are interested in taking part or would like further information, please don’t hesitate to contact Katy Griggs (K.griggs@lboro.ac.uk) who will be conducting the testing.

Posted by Katy Griggs on Thursday, 9 Mar 2017 at 9:52

Business and Economics Masters Open Day

Are you still considering your options for after you graduate? Come along to our Masters Open Day and find out how a masters from a Top-10 UK business school could help you stand out to employers. Many of our programmes offer conversion opportunities for those studying a quantitative degree.

Posted by Peter Fountain on Wednesday, 8 Mar 2017 at 15:55

Hockey Pavilion - temporary footpath closure.

Footpath between The Hockey Pavilion and Seb Coe Building - works commence 24rd March 2017.

Posted by FM Helpdesk on Friday, 24 Mar 2017 at 14:43

Autism Awareness Workshop

An Autism Awareness Workshop will be held on Wednesday, 22nd March 2017.

Posted by Marion Jost on Friday, 17 Mar 2017 at 12:10

Changes to referencing software – Mendeley workshops and drop-ins

The Library is offering a series of workshops and drop-ins to support the proposed change in referencing software site licence from RefWorks to Mendeley.

Posted by Nathan Rush on Thursday, 16 Mar 2017 at 17:20

Student Enquiries Counter temporary closure

Please note that the Student Enquiries counter in Rutland Building will be closed on Thursday 23rd March from 11.30 to 12.15.

Posted by Student Enquiries on Thursday, 16 Mar 2017 at 16:03

Visual communication: Multimedia methods for engagement and active learning

One of the key ways we communicate with our audiences is at odds with how our brains work, and with evolution. Despite being born with the ability to process imagery, and despite living in the most visual era of human existence, we throw slide after slide full or words at people. This workshop is concerned with how we can better match how we teach and communicate, with how we learn and process information.

Posted by Ruth Cufflin on Tuesday, 14 Mar 2017 at 14:45

University Awards for Staff

As well as offering a suite of rewards linked to remuneration, the University offers a range of other awards to recognise excellence and achievement and to help staff to further enhance their performance and the work they do.

Posted by Frances Walker on Thursday, 9 Mar 2017 at 16:49

Male and Female partcipants needed for running study

PARTICIPANTS REQUIRED: Both male and female (18-35 yrs.) runners (running 3+ times per week) for a research study funded by Loughborough Design School (Environmental Ergonomics Research Centre) and Adidas Future. The aim of the project is to investigate t-shirt functionality and comfort during running exercise. We are testing clothing sizes medium and large for males and x-small and small for females. If you are interested in taking part or would like further information, please don’t hesitate to contact Katy Griggs (K.griggs@lboro.ac.uk) who will be conducting the testing.

Posted by Katy Griggs on Thursday, 9 Mar 2017 at 9:52

Doctoral students, Café Academique is back!

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the return of Café Academique; a unique, popular, social and educational event for Loughborough's doctoral students to share and discuss their research in a relaxed and informal setting whilst enjoying a free buffet meal with a range of drinks!

Posted by Dr Katryna Kalawsky on Wednesday, 8 Mar 2017 at 15:53

HR Closed Friday 3 March 2017

Human Resources will be closed on Friday 3 March 2017 due to a Department Away Day.

Posted by Debbie Vernon on Thursday, 2 Mar 2017 at 15:16

Understanding the Management Role to Improve Management Performance

Currently spaces available on this 2.5 day workshop Open to all managers Grade 5+, it may also be a good development route for managers new to Loughborough University, new into post, people looking to move into more senior management post or managers who would like to work towards ILM Level 5 Award/Certificate in Leadership and Management

Posted by Staff Development on Thursday, 2 Mar 2017 at 10:59