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26 September 2018

Design academic wins prestigious award

An academic from Loughborough Design School has been awarded the International Ergonomics Association (IEA) Distinguished Service award, and is believed to be the first recipient from the UK in over 30 years.

26 September 2018

Loughborough University hosts successful Chapters Regional Conference

Loughborough University hosted the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Chapters Regional Conference 2018 at the West Park Teaching Hub earlier this month.

26 September 2018

Staff and students: music tuition at the University now available

Music lessons will be available to staff members as well as students for the first time this year.

25 September 2018

BBC World Service looking for new women experts to contribute to breaking news

An opportunity for experts in a variety of academic fields and is looking for applications from potential on-air contributors.

25 September 2018

Flix cinema is back with a new arts focus

Flix student-run cinema is back with a new regular day and a new direction.

24 September 2018

New hardware suppliers coming soon

This month, the University will be changing hardware suppliers for desktops, workstations, laptops and surface devices.

21 September 2018

Interim staff survey now live – help us make change happen

The interim Staff Survey 2018 is live and staff are encouraged to take part.

21 September 2018

Loughborough University crowned University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times

Loughborough has been named University of the Year by the Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2019.

20 September 2018

University’s revamped community website now live

Over the summer, the University has been working hard to update its community website, which provides information on how it seeks to contribute to and support the town and wider region.

20 September 2018

How to change your University staff password

Your username and password are the key defence to prevent cyber criminals changing your banking details, obtaining financial information, downloading sensitive research data and accessing the large amount of personal data held by the University.

20 September 2018

Car park closures for freshers’ arrival

The University’s new students will be arriving at Loughborough next week for the new academic year. To enable this, access restrictions and car parks closures will be in place.

20 September 2018

Staff invited to visit new facilities at David Davies Teaching Hub

University staff are invited to have a look around the newly-created first floor facilities in the David Davies Teaching Hub next Tuesday (25 September).

20 September 2018

Loughborough academics return for third episode of Poetry Podcast

‘School of Poetry’ is back once again with fresh guests and discussions of break-up, members of royalty, potatoes and more!

18 September 2018

Loughborough duo inducted into the England Netball Hall of Fame

On Saturday 15 September Loughborough University alumna Olivia Murphy and Ama Agbeze were deservedly inducted into the England Netball Hall of Fame.

18 September 2018

FEATURE: “How I became Loughborough’s first female Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering”

The Academy announced its latest cohort of Fellows today (18 September) and it is understandable that Rachel says to be elected is a "big honour” as the Fellowship represents the nation’s best engineering researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, business and industry leaders.

17 September 2018

Alumna Holland crowned world triathlon champion

Loughborough University alumna Vicky Holland enjoyed yet another high point in her glittering career as she was crowned world champion for the first time, two years after winning bronze at the Rio Olympic Games.

17 September 2018

Transatlantic partnership will improve understanding of the role of digital storytelling in education

Representatives from the Smithsonian Institution – a network of 19 museums and research centres based across the United States – are to visit Loughborough University’s School of the Arts, English and Drama to formalise a partnership that looks to improve the understanding of the role of digital storytelling in education.

14 September 2018

Overton Poetry Prize opens for 2018 entries

The Overton Poetry Prize - an annual competition run by the University’s School of Arts, English and Drama - is now open for submissions.

14 September 2018

Scheme to improve health of truck drivers shortlisted for NHS innovation award

A programme developed by researchers at Leicester’s Hospitals, Loughborough University and the University of Leicester to help truckers lead healthier lives has been shortlisted for an NHS innovation award.

14 September 2018

Design School research project to be showcased at London Design Fair

Dr Mark Evans from Loughborough Design School has been invited to exhibit outcomes from a recent Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) project at the 2018 London Design Fair.

14 September 2018

Don’t miss the Loughborough Gold sale

The popular Loughborough Gold honey will be on sale next week at the Sustainability Office on campus.

12 September 2018

EU Citizens’ rights talk

On 20 September, the Leicestershire and Rutland branch of the European Movement will be providing a talk at the University about EU Citizens’ rights.

12 September 2018

Loughborough University to exhibit at Cenex-LCV

Loughborough University will be one of more than a hundred exhibitors at this year’s Cenex-LCV event.

12 September 2018

Institute of Advanced Studies to co-host first workshop under ‘Geometry’ theme

Loughborough University’s Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS), in collaboration with the Centre for Geometry and Applications, is running a workshop on ‘Applied and Computational Geometry’ which will be the first event held under the theme of Geometry.

11 September 2018

Exam success for young asylum seekers tutored by University students

A group of young asylum seekers have excelled in their exams thanks to the support and guidance of Loughborough students.

10 September 2018

Payroll and Pensions team shortlisted for national award

Loughborough University’s Payroll and Pensions team has been shortlisted for a sought-after national award.

7 September 2018

Pay award

The Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) has informed the higher education institutions participating in the 2018-19 New JNCHES pay round that they should implement the pay uplift offered with effect from 1 August 2018.

6 September 2018

Registration now open for language courses

The Language Centre at the University is pleased to announce that online registration for this year’s evening classes are now open.

6 September 2018

Book of Remembrance open for Professor Memis Acar

We are sad to inform colleagues that Professor Memis Acar from the School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering passed away on August 8 2018 following a short illness.

6 September 2018

Loughborough’s Subject in a Box initiative shortlisted for Times Higher Education award

Loughborough University has been shortlisted in the Widening Participation or Outreach Initiative of the Year category of the Times Higher Education Awards 2018 for its Subject in a Box project.

6 September 2018

Volunteers wanted for harvesting around campus

The Sustainability Team are looking for staff and student volunteers to help with the autumn harvesting around campus over the next two months.

6 September 2018

Academics share bee-rilliant research to celebrate harvest of Loughborough Gold honey

Everyone knows that Loughborough University is home to inspiring academics, extraordinary students and world-renowned sportspeople… but few know the campus is also shared with thousands of honey bees!

5 September 2018

Loughborough celebrates new partnership with Bajaj Auto

Loughborough University has signed a three-year partnership with Bajaj Auto, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of motorcycles and three-wheeled vehicles.

5 September 2018

Children needed for Loughborough research

A research team from the University is looking for children to take part in an educational study.

5 September 2018

Loughborough academic and students win awards at X-culture 2018

Wanjun Jia and Xiaomeng Wang - who are Masters students on the International Management programme - have each won a ‘Best Teams’ award at X-Culture 2018 for their international business projects.

4 September 2018

Professor Milne to give keynote speech at the 2018 Indonesian Finance Association

Professor Alistair Milne is giving the keynote presentation at the annual meeting of the Indonesian Finance Association.

4 September 2018

Students awarded exhibition space after success in annual artists’ awards

Two Fine Art students have had their talent recognised in the Leicester Society of Artists (LSA) Student Awards.

31 August 2018

Loughborough lecturers to run workshops encouraging reflection on war poetry

English lecturers from the School of the Arts, English and Drama will offer workshops and discussions in conjunction with the War Poetry Festival at The Workhouse in Southwell, Nottinghamshire this autumn.

29 August 2018

Students invited to apply for new music and art scholarships

From circus performers to ceramic artists and pianists to poets, creative students studying at the University are invited to apply for the varied and exciting scholarships on offer from LU Arts.

24 August 2018

School Games 2018 – important car parking information

The School Games, a major multi-sport event is taking place on campus between 30 August and 2 September. The competition will see 1,100 of the UK’s best young athletes descend onto campus to take part in a mini-Olympic style event.

24 August 2018

Childcare Vouchers deadline approaching

The deadline to register with Computershare, the University’s childcare voucher scheme, is fast approaching.

23 August 2018

Rag wins Campaign of the Year in national competition

Loughborough Students’ Rag has won a sought-after national award for the incredibly successful Heart 2 Heart campaign.

23 August 2018

Batty about bats? Then help the Sustainability team support the species!

International Bat Weekend (25-26 August) is nearly upon us and the Sustainability team wants to highlight how staff and students can support flying friends in-and-around Loughborough.

22 August 2018

EXPERT COMMENT: The Government’s upbeat export strategy is masking a much darker reality for overseas networks

Economist Dr Huw Edwards picks apart the Government’s rhetorical vision of global export dominance and reveals a much more challenging future…

22 August 2018

Institute of Advanced Studies welcomes first visiting professor under its ‘Motion’ theme

The Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) will welcome Professor Richard Murray next week as part of its ‘Motion’ theme.

21 August 2018

LSU crowned best students' union in the UK

Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) has been named the best students’ union in the UK by online review platform StudentCrowd.

20 August 2018

Cost of raising a child falls but many parents still struggle to meet the threshold

Raising a child to the age of 18 will cost couples £150,753, according to new figures by Loughborough University’s Centre for Research in Social Policy (CRSP).

20 August 2018

A day in the life of a Doctoral Researcher…

The Doctoral College invites all University and Students’ Union staff to a half-day event that aims to decipher the doctoral experience.

17 August 2018

Essential maintenance - my.HR

The my.HR site will be undergoing some essential maintenance this weekend and will be unavailable on Friday 17th August from 4:30pm.

17 August 2018

Loughborough part of successful AHRC funded Doctoral Training Partnership

Loughborough University London is part of a consortium of universities in London and the south east that form a national Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) focusing on the arts and humanities disciplines.

16 August 2018

Loughborough’s Vice-Chancellor meets some of the University’s newest students

Loughborough University’s Vice-Chancellor was at Oadby’s Beauchamp College today (Thursday 16 August) to personally congratulate students who have secured a place to study with us in October.

16 August 2018

Major deal sealed with tech giant

Innovative plans to create hundreds of jobs, and generate £1.6million for front-line County Council services have been unveiled by the Secretary of State for Communities the Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, during a visit to the Midlands today (Thursday).

16 August 2018

Arctic scientists welcome MPs and peers to Greenland research station

Arctic experts will host the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Polar Regions at a research station in Greenland later this month to demonstrate the latest in geographic and ecological science.

13 August 2018

Loughborough athletes win 15 medals at 2018 European Championships

Loughborough athletes won an outstanding 15 medals at the European Championships taking place in both Glasgow and Berlin over the last 10 days, with five of those won by current Loughborough University students.

10 August 2018

Loughborough University joins the Organic and Printed Electronics Association

Loughborough University has joined the world’s leading international industry association for organic and printed electronics.

10 August 2018

Loughborough Sport offers free summer fitness classes for staff

Loughborough Sport is offering staff members and campus partners a free six-week fitness programme starting from Monday.

8 August 2018

Rag shortlisted for four national fundraising awards

Loughborough Students’ Union Rag has been shortlisted for an impressive four national fundraising awards.

8 August 2018

Students bag third position in global construction competition

Four Loughborough University students have achieved global success after coming third in an international construction business challenge.

8 August 2018

Do you need support with obstacles in your life?

Did you know the University has a free and confidential support service called the Employee Assistance Programme?

8 August 2018

Loughborough University launches a world's first professional education programme for sports agents

Loughborough University and the Association of Football Agents will launch a professional certificate for aspiring football agents later this year.

7 August 2018

Psychologist helps develop app that aims to tackle fussy eating in children

A Loughborough University academic has helped develop a novel app for children that aims to get them eating more healthily and trying different vegetables.

6 August 2018

Academic awarded fellowship for project that aims to provide sustainable energy to vulnerable communities

A Loughborough researcher has been granted a prestigious five-year research fellowship from the Royal Academy of Engineering.

3 August 2018

From natural hazard to disaster: academic to discuss the impact of poor urban planning at public talk

An expert on sustainable and resilient urbanism from Loughborough University will be discussing why there is nothing natural about ‘natural disasters’ at an event in Leicester next week.

1 August 2018

Loughborough secures new grant to develop self-learning machines

Loughborough’s expertise in artificial intelligence (AI) has been recognised with a new grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the US Air Force Research Laboratory.

1 August 2018

Students and alumni to take to the stage at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Festival-goers at Edinburgh Fringe are to be transported to an awkward Halloween party and a pub in Lancashire as a group of Loughborough alumni and students are to take to the stage with two original plays.

1 August 2018

Introducing the School of Social Sciences

As of today (1 August 2018), the School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences will be known as the ‘School of Social Sciences’.

31 July 2018

NCSEM-EM and St Andrew’s Healthcare become research partners

The NCSEM-EM and St Andrew’s Healthcare have signed a Memorandum of Understanding officially marking their research partnership.

31 July 2018

Artists invited to submit ideas for public artwork outside new hall of residence

Loughborough University is commissioning a public artwork to mark the entrance to its new hall of residence complex – and artists from across the globe are invited to submit their ideas.

30 July 2018

Loughborough University awards more than £10,000 to community projects that support those in need

Loughborough University has awarded three Charnwood organisations with substantial donations, as part of their Special Projects Fund.

30 July 2018

Free heart checks in memory of Riders coach Kris

Free heart checks are being held on campus on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August in memory of Kris Ledgard, a popular coach who died from an undetected condition aged just 22.

27 July 2018

Sustainability launches useful resources that promote interesting insects and University campaigns

The Sustainability team has launched a series of posters and postcards that aim to shine a light on undervalued creatures with considerable ecological importance and promote a number of University initiatives.

27 July 2018

Loughborough University London supports fascinating community projects through new funding initiative

Loughborough University London has awarded nine charities and organisations with donations, as part of the new London Open Fund initiative.

27 July 2018

"Adequate food supplies" after Brexit could mean higher prices, more congestion and increased food crime, warns Loughborough supply chain expert

The UK Brexit secretary Dominic Raab has said that steps might have to be taken to ensure that there are “adequate food supplies” for Britain should there be a no deal scenario with the European Union.

26 July 2018

Loughborough past and present going for World Cup glory

Current Loughborough University student Ellie Rayer and four Loughborough alumni are doing their bit to try and guide England Hockey to glory at the Women’s Hockey World Cup, which is currently taking place at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

26 July 2018

my.HR issue

There is currently an error on the my.HR system that is preventing users from booking or cancelling the Learning courses available.

26 July 2018

Boxer Dillian Whyte vows to continue his 100% winning record with Loughborough University by beating Joseph Parker this weekend

When Dillian Whyte suffered his only career defeat at the hands of Anthony Joshua in 2015 he was training by himself hitting bags in a garage.

26 July 2018

Loughborough University London celebrates students who have improved their entrepreneurial and employability skills

Loughborough University London marked the achievements of two of its learning communities earlier this month.

25 July 2018

Academic involved in major European research project issues tips for beating the heat at work

A Loughborough University academic has issued advice on how to beat the heat at work based on research they are conducting as part of a large European project that aims to improve the safety of millions of workers.

25 July 2018

Loughborough University is recognised as one of the UK’s best green spaces

Loughborough University has received the sought-after Green Flag Award for its vibrant campus, marking it out as one of the nation's best green spaces.

24 July 2018

Yohan Blake to headline LEAP 2018

Wednesday 25 July sees the Loughborough European Athletics Permit (LEAP) meeting return to the Paula Radcliffe Stadium, with Yohan Blake as one of the international stars looking to light up the track.

23 July 2018

Professor Marsha Meskimmon appointed Director of Institute of Advanced Studies

Professor Marsha Meskimmon, of the School of Arts, English and Drama, has been appointed as the new Director of the Institute of Advanced Studies.

20 July 2018

Red Arrows treat Graduation crowds to memorable fly-past

Not many things bring campus life to a complete standstill, but when the Red Arrows pierced the sky this morning, all attention was focused up above - including the School of Science Graduation ceremony which paused for a brief but exciting moment.

20 July 2018

Are you on campus over summer? If so, why not get outdoors for the nation’s annual butterfly count!

Loughborough University staff and students that are remaining on campus over the summer are encouraged to take part in this year’s Big Butterfly Count.

19 July 2018

Phishing emails

Please be aware that a phishing email is currently circulating the University that is requesting for personal information to process a grant payment.

19 July 2018

Year 10 Girls into STEM residential is hailed a success

More than 50 Year 10 girls arrived on campus last week for an exciting residential focused on STEM subjects.

19 July 2018

School of Arts, English and Drama to open its studio to practising artists

Drawing on its six Creative Hubs, the School of Arts, English and Drama will be offering successful applicants to the Artists Access to Art Colleges (AA2A) project access to its printmaking, wood, metal, ceramics, digital media, performance, photography and painting facilities.

18 July 2018

European mathematical conference to be held at Loughborough University

The 38th Dynamic Days Europe conference will be held at Loughborough University this year.

18 July 2018

Running Line aims to increase number of people with visual impairments participating in sport

An innovative product developed by a Loughborough University academic aims to increase the number of people with visual impairments taking part in sport by letting children experience independent running from a young age.

18 July 2018

World-class swim coach Melanie Marshall awarded honorary degree

Melanie Marshall – one of Britain’s most decorated swimmers, who is now coach to Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth champion Adam Peaty – has been awarded an honorary degree by Loughborough University.

18 July 2018

Loughborough University sponsors school sports event in Kenya

Loughborough University has recently supported a sports tournament which took place in Kenya last month.

17 July 2018

Design School academic discusses research at international ergonomics event

An academic from Loughborough Design School will be showcasing her research at an ergonomics conference later this summer.

17 July 2018

Academic awarded Visiting Professorship for outstanding research in racism analysis, migration and intersectionality

A Loughborough University academic, who has conducted pioneering research into racism in 1920s Germany, has recently been awarded an international Visiting Professorship.

17 July 2018

Leading industrial design expert to join Loughborough University

Professor Hua Dong is bringing her industrial design expertise to Loughborough as she will join the University as Professor of Design this September.

17 July 2018

Elite sportspersons to be honoured at graduation ceremonies

Three elite sportspersons are amongst the honorary graduates to be celebrated during Loughborough University’s summer graduation ceremonies.

17 July 2018

Student awarded prestigious Ford scholarship

A student at Loughborough University has received one of ten worldwide engineering scholarships from Ford Motor Company Fund.

17 July 2018

Radar artists captured sounds of the town

Two artists have used creative methods to capture the different sounds of Loughborough as part of a project that explores how music makes place and place makes music.

17 July 2018

Dedicated individuals to be awarded Loughborough University medals

Three members of the University community are to have their hard work and dedication to Loughborough acknowledged in this week’s graduation ceremonies.

16 July 2018

Loughborough University’s class of 2018 honoured at graduation ceremonies

This week, Loughborough University is honouring thousands of students at its summer graduation ceremonies and celebrating their achievements as they reach the end of their degrees.

16 July 2018

Red Arrows set to soar across campus

On Friday (20 July) staff are encouraged to look to the skies as the world famous aerial display team, The Red Arrows fly across campus.

16 July 2018

Childcare Voucher scheme update

In 2017 the government introduced a new Tax-Free Childcare scheme, with a view to closing existing Childcare Voucher schemes* to new entrants.

16 July 2018

Penrose Engineering Residential inspires Year 11 female students

Earlier this month, Loughborough University hosted a residential event for Year 11 students that aimed to inspire them to peruse a career in engineering.

13 July 2018

Research paves the way for faster more powerful supercomputers

The next generation of supercomputers is a step closer after a team of physicists found a way to simplify the design of devices used in superconducting spintronics – a promising route to energy-efficient supercomputing.

13 July 2018

Loughborough academic undertakes digital storytelling research in America

A Loughborough academic has recently returned from America after conducting research that focuses on using digital storytelling as a learning strategy.

13 July 2018

EAP Focus: Getting a restful night’s sleep

We all need sleep in order to rest and recover from the experiences of the day. However, some people may have difficulty falling asleep or struggling to remain asleep throughout the night. This article aims to cover a number of ways to help achieve a restful night’s sleep.

13 July 2018

Olympics and Culture explored through exhibition and symposium project

A major touring exhibition and symposium project explores the theme of Olympics and Culture through sharing histories and legacies, questioning and proposing how they might be relevant to communities and cultures today and in the future.

12 July 2018

Textiles student's talent is recognised twice at national exhibition

Final-year Textiles student Charlotte Munson has rounded off her time at Loughborough by winning both the Kingfisher Design Talent Award and the Turner Bianca Associates Prize at the London-based exhibition New Designers.

12 July 2018

Hundreds attend Fruit Routes summer event and discussed global issues

More than 200 people headed to Loughborough University for the annual Fruit Routes summer event that looked at connecting local and wider issues.

12 July 2018

Digital Storefront unavailable 16/07

Creative and Print’s Digital Storefront will be unavailable on Monday 16 July due to essential maintenance.

12 July 2018

Loughborough University launches Global Disability Innovation Hub

Yesterday (11 July), Loughborough University London celebrated the launch of its partnership for the Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDIH).

12 July 2018

Loughborough Formula Student team unveil striking 2018 race car

A group of students at Loughborough University have revealed their new Formula Student racing car in preparation for the competition which starts later this month.

11 July 2018

School hosts inaugural conference that puts contemporary literature in the spotlight

Featuring 140 researchers from national and international universities, 'What Happens Now' is the inaugural conference of The British Association for Contemporary Literary Studies (BACLS) which is taking place in the School of Arts, English and Drama 10- 12 July.

11 July 2018

Sewing event at Loughborough brings textile community together

A two-day sewing event at Loughborough University that celebrated the online stitching community and the hobby that can be more beneficial than it ‘seams’ has been hailed a success.

10 July 2018

At a Glance available to order

A newly-designed version of the At a Glance publication, which provides an overview of the University, is now available.

10 July 2018

Young carers and students in care were able to ‘explore more’ into Higher Education at Loughborough event

Loughborough University’s School and College Liaison Team have hosted a successful experience day for young carers and students in the care system.

9 July 2018

University IT systems unavailable – 11th July, 3pm-midnight

The University network will be unavailable on Wednesday 11th July 2018 from 3pm until midnight for planned maintenance to upgrade the IT systems.

9 July 2018

Lost alumni campaign taking place around the upcoming summer graduation

The Alumni Relations team in Marketing and Advancement are running a University-wide campaign between 9-29 July to get back in touch with as many alumni as possible.

6 July 2018

Loughborough students celebrate 20,500 hours of volunteering

Over the past year, Loughborough students have volunteered 20,500 hours to helping good causes, collected 15,000 items of food and clothing for those in need, and helped train more than 1,400 people in CPR.

6 July 2018

Creative and Print Services win second award

Marketing and Advancement’s Creative and Print Services have recently received an award for their innovative work – which is their second within one month.

5 July 2018

Success for Loughborough students at this year’s New Designers

Loughborough University students have scooped a range of sought-after awards at this year’s New Designers – an annual showcase for emerging talent across the design sector.

4 July 2018

Dementia home created to showcase how people with the condition can live independently for longer

A show home designed around concepts and technologies which will allow people with dementia to live independently for longer has officially opened today (Wednesday 4 July).

3 July 2018

Student inspired to design traffic detection device for horse riders following accident

A Loughborough University student hopes the traffic detection device they have designed for horse riders will help reduce the number of accidents on the road.

3 July 2018

Families hit by the crippling cost of living need a third more income to make ends meet

Low-income families need a third more disposable income than a decade ago to make ends meet and are facing bigger barriers to meet rising costs - despite tightening their belts and shopping around online for better deals and tariffs.

2 July 2018

Learning and Teaching Conference highlights innovative work by Loughborough staff

The Centre for Academic Practice once again organised the University’s annual Learning and Teaching Conference, which took place last week on Wednesday 27 June.

2 July 2018

IV stand designed for children aims to reduce anxiety and improve hospital experience

A fun, friendly ride-on IV stand designed by a Loughborough student looks to reduce children’s anxiety in hospital.

2 July 2018

The Digital Strategy for Learning and Teaching

The Digital Strategy for Learning and Teaching is focused on ensuring that our face-to-face ‘traditional’ teaching is supported by the latest and most appropriate technologies.

2 July 2018

Screen-time linked with unhealthy eating habits in children

A new study has found that five and six-year-olds' screen-time is linked with low fruit and vegetable consumption and high intake of unhealthy snacks such as crisps, chocolate and biscuits.

2 July 2018

Sustainability team to attempt plastic-free month – and they challenge you to give it a go!

The University’s Sustainability team is aiming to cut the plastic this month – and staff and students are invited to give it a go too!

2 July 2018

Students head to Canada for final of global construction competition

Four Loughborough University students are flying to Toronto in the hope of global success after reaching the final of an international construction business challenge.

29 June 2018

Design student creates inclusive games controller to aid rehabilitation after being inspired by sister’s story

A student from Loughborough Design School has created a unique games controller designed for both rehabilitation and entertainment purposes as part of his final year project.

28 June 2018

Loughborough academic discusses testing the 2018 World Cup football

As football fever continues with England’s last group match against Belgium later this evening, a Loughborough academic has been discussing the testing of the 2018 World Cup football at Loughborough University.

27 June 2018

Students to showcase innovative creations at New Designers

A traffic detection device for horse riders, a digital camera for people with visual impairments and a product that turns plastic waste into sanitation pipes…

26 June 2018

Kestrel chicks ready to fly

The four kestrel chicks that have been living in a nest on campus are set to take to the sky this week.

26 June 2018

University staff at milestone event at Defence National Rehabilitation Centre

Professor Bob Allison, Loughborough University’s Vice-Chancellor, and Professor Mark Lewis, Dean of the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, were among the guests at a special event on 21st June at the new Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) near Loughborough.

26 June 2018

Photo exhibitions in Ghana reveal what drives community food choices

People in Ghana have captured images of what drives what they eat and drink as part of a collaborative international project involving Loughborough University academics – and the photos are being exhibited this week.

26 June 2018

Lightning looking to silence Thunder and secure Superleague Grand Final spot

Loughborough Lightning Netball are gearing up for the biggest home game in their history on Saturday 30th June, as they take on Manchester Thunder in a semi-final clash that sees a place in the Vitality Netball Superleague Grand Final up for grabs.

25 June 2018

First ever Arts Festival celebrated creativity at Loughborough

Loughborough University hosted its first ever Arts Festival this month and celebrated the institution’s creative arts.

25 June 2018

Imago Venue's Link Hotel sees significant increase in turnover

During the eight years since Imago Venues took over The Link Hotel from its previous owners, the 94-bedroom hotel has seen a 400% increase in turnover.

22 June 2018

Students recognised for dedication to Welfare and Diversity at LSU awards

The Welfare and Diversity section of Loughborough Students’ Union celebrated the hard work and dedication of their volunteers at a recent awards evening.

21 June 2018

Loughborough University partners with CASE to support philanthropy at African Universities

Loughborough University has joined forces with the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), the world’s leading association for advancement and philanthropy in higher education, to examine the current state of philanthropic support for higher education in Africa.

21 June 2018

Research finds new benefits cut will put strain on many visually impaired people already finding it tough

New benefit cuts are set to put an unacceptable strain on many blind and partially sighted people, who already find it hard to meet their material and social needs, research by Loughborough University has found.

21 June 2018

Loughborough University London to contribute to project that aims to double female and BAME founders by 2020

Loughborough University London is to study the effectiveness of a recently-launched initiative that aims to provide female entrepreneurs, and those from some of capital’s most under-represented communities, with the opportunity to start and scale a high growth tech business.

20 June 2018

Loughborough researchers help develop revolutionary biogas system

Researchers at Loughborough University have been collaborating with colleagues in Thailand to develop a small scale biogas system that converts food waste to methane and can be monitored via the internet.

20 June 2018

Loughborough academic elected President of the European Anthropological Association

Professor Noël Cameron, of the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, has been elected President of the European Anthropological Association (EAA).

19 June 2018

Rag raises £1m for charities for the ninth year in a row!

Loughborough Students’ Union Rag has once again raised more than £1m for a variety of local, national and international charities.

18 June 2018

Pathway closure – Wavy Top

Please note the path at the front of the Wavy Top Building by the main entrance will be closed from 25-26 June.

18 June 2018

England won the under-20 World Cup last year – so what can the team in Russia learn from the young Lion’s success?

England won the under-20 World Cup in South Korea last year, and Loughborough University strength and conditioning coach Al Stewart was right there with them.

15 June 2018

Students recognised for enterprise and employability skills at LSU awards night

A number of ambitious students have had their achievements in enterprise and career development recognised at a recent Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) awards evening.

15 June 2018

England, the World Cup and childhood obesity

The biggest sporting event on the planet is dominated by junk food advertising – and today Public Health England announced that youngsters are eating twice the recommended amount of sugar.

15 June 2018

Academic publishes new book: Emily Brontë Reappraised

A Loughborough University academic is celebrating the launch of her new book: Emily Brontë Reappraised.

15 June 2018

Loughborough University crowned Best UK University Campus

Loughborough University has been announced as the 2018 winner of the Studentcrowd UK University Campus Award.

15 June 2018

Loughborough University London academic attends United Nations meeting

A Loughborough University London academic was invited to a United Nations meeting earlier this week for her expertise on sport’s contribution to society.

14 June 2018

Pioneering female engineer honoured through hall name

A new hall of residence on the Loughborough University campus is set to be named after Claudia Parsons, one of the UK’s first women engineers.

14 June 2018

Exciting events on this week

Degree Shows, a fascinating talk with one of Britain’s foremost food writers and wonderful wildlife activities… an array of events are currently taking place on campus and they’re open to staff and students.

14 June 2018

Three alumni receive Queen’s Birthday Honours

In the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for 2018, three Loughborough University alumni have been recognised for their work.

13 June 2018

Santander Universities funding supports launch of Start-up Lab for enterprising students and local business community

This autumn sees the launch of a brand new focal point at Loughborough University that supports entrepreneurial students to develop businesses, and local companies to prosper.

12 June 2018

Creative and Print Services awarded for innovative photography

Last week, Creative and Print Services were announced as the winners of Best In-House Photography at the Association of Creative and Print Managers in Education (ACPME) Annual Awards 2018.

12 June 2018

Staff fundraising – request for information

The Human Resources department are interested in hearing from staff who have taken part in charity fundraising.

12 June 2018

Leading experts on hydrodynamics join Loughborough University

Professor Qiuhua Liang and Professor Christopher Keylock are bringing their expertise on fluid dynamics to Loughborough University.

12 June 2018

Loughborough University secures landmark deal with the Lawn Tennis Association

Loughborough University is delighted to unveil that it has finalised a deal with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) to become one of two National Academies being created by the organisation.

12 June 2018

Imago Venues’ role at Elite Athlete Centre to include focus on nutrition

The £7m Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (EAC) at Loughborough University will place bespoke nutrition at the centre of the offering to be delivered by Imago Venues.

12 June 2018

Students inspired at NCOP Pathways’ Year 10 Holiday Club

At the end of last month, Loughborough University welcomed more than 100 Year 10 students onto campus to give them an insight into STEM, sport and global contexts.

12 June 2018

Loughborough academic’s work displayed at the RA summer exhibition

An academic from Loughborough University will have one of his pieces on display at the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition this year.

11 June 2018

Are health care workers the answer to improving mental health patients’ physical well-being in secure hospitals?

More value needs to be placed in promoting exercise for people with severe mental health issues in secure hospital settings.

11 June 2018

There’s still time to have your say with the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey!

Are you a postgraduate taught student? If so, don’t forget you have until Friday to have your say with the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES).

11 June 2018

Design Degree Show 2018 to showcase diverse and innovative projects

Students from the Loughborough Design School will present their final-year projects at the Design Degree Show 2018, which opens to the public on Thursday 14 June.

11 June 2018

Time running out to vote for Placement Student Awards

Voting to decide the winners of this year’s Placement Student Awards is still open – but only until tomorrow, Tuesday 12 June.

11 June 2018

Arts Degree Show: award-winners announced!

The winners of Loughborough University’s 2018 Arts Degree Show have been announced – and there’s still time to check out their work and the wide range of art on display!

8 June 2018

Architecture student heads to final of national competition

A student studying at Loughborough University has won a regional competition and will be heading to the national finals later this year.

8 June 2018

Loughborough’s waste and plastics in the sea – are they oceans apart?

Today (June 8) marks World Oceans Day – a global celebration that encourages people to protect our shared oceans.

7 June 2018

Spit Happens campaign wins two national awards

Spit Happens, the record-breaking event held at the University last year to increase the number of stem cell donors to the Anthony Nolan register, scooped two more national awards last night (6th June 2018).

7 June 2018

Students present ideas to generate income for local community centre

Postgraduate students from the University have presented creative proposals to open up sustainable pathways to generate income for Fearon Hall Community Centre whilst keeping Loughborough communities at its heart.

7 June 2018

Loughborough students impress judges at the 2018 Starpack Awards

Students at Loughborough’s Design School impressed judges at this year’s Starpack Awards.

6 June 2018

Regular exercise may be more beneficial for men than post-menopausal women

The blood vessels of middle-aged men and women adapt differently to regular exercise according to new research by Loughborough University.

6 June 2018

Big Clear Out appeal

Each year, the University’s Sustainability team promotes the ‘Big Clear Out’ in Halls – a campaign that encourages students to recycle rather than throw away any usable furnishings, clothing or kitchen equipment.

6 June 2018

University researcher awarded with British Nutrition Foundation grant

Dr Oonagh Markey, a Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow at Loughborough University, has been announced as one of two winners of the 2018 Drummond Pump Priming Award from the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF).

5 June 2018

Loughborough University London programme to ‘inspire success’ in capital graduates

Graduates from east London are invited to attend a series of workshops to develop their employability skills, meet top employers and learn about a 100% tuition fee scholarship on offer at the institution.

5 June 2018

New two-day sewing event to take place at University

Loughborough University is hosting a new sewing event that aims to celebrate the online stitching community and the hobby that can be more beneficial than it ‘seams’.

5 June 2018

Creative writing enthusiasts invited to attend Loughborough University Arts Festival events this week

The first ever Loughborough University Arts Festival will be kicking off tomorrow (6 June) and it will be shining a spotlight on creative writing with two fascinating talks.

5 June 2018

Why it’s E-essential to support World Environment Day

Today (Tuesday 5 June) is World Environment Day – the United Nation's most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment.

4 June 2018

Design student wins competition for sustainable toy design

A student from Loughborough’s Design School has won a prize for the innovative, sustainable child’s toy she has designed

4 June 2018

School of Business and Economics to celebrate Decision Sciences with an exciting day of events

The School of Business and Economics (SBE) will be celebrating Decision Sciences and the research academics are engaged in later this month with an exciting workshop and lecture.

1 June 2018

Help others with LSU’s volunteering opportunities

Do you want to learn new skills, meet new people and help others?

1 June 2018

Institute of Advanced Studies to hold Art and Migration series of events

Loughborough’s Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) will be hosting an exciting series of events around Art and Migration this month.

1 June 2018

Arts Degree Show to showcase work of emerging artists

Students from the School of the Arts, English and Drama are set to exhibit a wide range of work at the 2018 Arts Degree Show, which opens to the public on 9 June.

1 June 2018

Loughborough academics return for second episode of Poetry Podcast

Returning for its second episode, ‘School of Poetry’ is back with fresh guests and themes.

1 June 2018

Academics launch toolkit that aims to help businesses understand the experience their customers want

Loughborough University academics have launched a free downloadable toolkit that aims to help entrepreneurs understand the experience desired by customers.

1 June 2018

Fruit Routes event to prompt conversations on global issues

Loughborough University’s Fruit Routes project is once again returning to campus from 13-15 June.

31 May 2018

School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering PhD student is winner at L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards Ceremony

A Loughborough Doctoral Researcher was selected as one of the winners of the poster presentation competition at the L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards Ceremony.

31 May 2018

English and drama lecturer organises sell-out wrestling event as part of her research into Britain’s Spandex-driven grappling scene

Determinism is as much a part of professional wrestling as a Boston crab, according to some very hands-on research.

31 May 2018

University arts programme to capture the sounds of Loughborough

Three artists are to capture the different sounds of Loughborough as part of a project that explores how music makes place and place makes music.

30 May 2018

Loughborough awarded bronze in Athena SWAN scheme

Loughborough University’s commitment to addressing gender equality has been recognised with a bronze award under the prestigious Athena SWAN scheme.

30 May 2018

Academic awarded acclaimed fellowship for project to make poetry archives accessible

Dr Lise Jaillant, of the School of Arts, English and Drama at Loughborough University, has been awarded a major Leadership Fellowship by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

30 May 2018

Holywell Park sees £150k refurbishment of interior

Holywell Park has completed its £150k second phase of refurbishment, which includes a major upgrade to its AV offering.

30 May 2018

Study Support Service receives three aDShe award nominations

Specialist tutors from the Study Support Service have been nominated in three different categories for this year’s prestigious Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education (aDShe) Annual Awards.

30 May 2018

Event to showcase research that is advancing understandings of the well-being of children and youth

To mark International Children's Day 2018, the School of Social Sciences is hosting a one-day internal event to showcase how University research is advancing understandings of 'the well-being of children and youth'.

30 May 2018

Loughborough University looks to inspire young minds this summer

Loughborough University’s School and College Liaison Team will be bringing back their ‘Inspiring Minds’ series of events this summer.

29 May 2018

Mature adults needed for Loughborough fitness study

Mature adults in the Loughborough area that would like to be fitter and more mobile are asked to take part in a study.

29 May 2018

Challenge X – fleX your business muscles

This July, the Loughborough Enterprise Network (LEN) are hosting Challenge X – an 18-hour hands-on immersion in the world of small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

29 May 2018

Loughborough University leaps back into UK top five

Loughborough University has been ranked 4th in the 2019 Guardian University Guide, rising two places from last year. It also has 21 of its 28 subject areas ranked in the national top ten.

29 May 2018

Academic to evaluate impacts of horse assisted therapy

A Loughborough University academic is to assess how equine assisted activities and therapy (EAAT) impacts people living with and beyond cancer.

29 May 2018

Kestrel eggs hatch!

The pair of kestrels - that returned to their nest on campus several weeks ago - are now caring for four chicks!

26 May 2018

WIFI PROBLEM ON CAMPUS

We are aware that there are currently some problems with Wifi access on campus. We are working with IT Services at the University to address the issue as quickly as possible.

25 May 2018

Loughborough University London academic receives award for work that supports BAME communities in Southwark

Loughborough University London’s Director of Studies has been recognised for her work to support BAME traders and customers that are set to be impacted by a Southwark development.

25 May 2018

New 10-day Arts Festival to bring top industry names to Loughborough

Renowned creatives, the history of food, poetry and an artist that once destroyed all their belongings…

24 May 2018

Student-run Flix Cinema in need of volunteers

After almost 72 years, Loughborough’s campus cinema, Flix, is at risk of closing.

23 May 2018

Community groups and dedicated students presented with community prizes

The University’s annual Community Presentation Evening, held at Loughborough Town Hall last week, saw community groups and dedicated students were presented with community prizes.

23 May 2018

University is partner in new international project on gender equality

Loughborough University is to contribute to a new international project that aims to advance knowledge and sharing on gender equality.

22 May 2018

Loughborough students’ idea to help improve pharmaceutical productivity

Four Loughborough PhD students have come up with an innovative idea to reduce production line downtime and improve pharmaceutical productivity.

22 May 2018

View inspiring research at the Doctoral College’s Summer Showcase

Loughborough’s Doctoral College will be exhibiting exciting and innovative research at their annual summer showcase next month.

21 May 2018

LIA 2018 England beat hosts Loughborough to claim Loughborough International Athletics title

On a beautiful summer’s day the 2018 edition of the Loughborough International Athletics meeting lived up to its tag line, ‘reaching new heights’ on a number of fronts.

21 May 2018

Design students win international Toyota competition

Two students from Loughborough’s Design School have won the International Toyota Logistics Design competition.

21 May 2018

Videos created to help families identify care needs of loved ones with dementia

A series of videos depicting the worsening stages of dementia has been created to help families identify the care needs of loved ones.

21 May 2018

Loughborough student engineers announced as winners of competition

Four University students and one alumnus have been named winners of the Mentor30Engineers competition.

21 May 2018

Staff urged complete travel survey this week

Staff are encouraged to complete a short survey on their usual commute before the end of this week.

21 May 2018

HR closure Tuesday 22 May

Please note on Tuesday 22 May, Human Resources will be closed due to an away day.

18 May 2018

Kestrel eggs expected to hatch next week!

According to the University's Senior Arborist Mark Hillman, next week may be the week we get to meet a kestrel chick or two!

18 May 2018

Mini tractor beams help arrange artificial cells into tissue structures

Researchers have used lasers to connect, arrange and merge artificial cells, paving the way for networks of artificial cells that act like tissues.

18 May 2018

OFWAT among guests at water industry workshop to discuss the future of prices

Water companies and regulators for England, Scotland and Wales will meet at Loughborough University next week to discuss the future of regulated consumer prices.

17 May 2018

Did you know it's Learning at Work Week?

Did you know it’s Learning at Work Week? Have you thought about undertaking further training?

17 May 2018

Students awarded for ideas to improve retailing at Boots

Business students were acknowledged for their innovative ideas to improve Boots’ retail operations at an awards ceremony last month.

17 May 2018

Imago named Best Academic Venue at National Venue Awards

At the National Venue Awards last Friday (11 May), Loughborough based Imago Venues was named the UK’s Best Academic Venue.

17 May 2018

Event shines light on LGBT+ research conducted at Loughborough University

The important LGBT+ research being conducted at Loughborough University was highlighted at an exciting new event.

17 May 2018

How the University can support you – Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, the Health and Safety team are putting on a number of events at the University to raise awareness. Find out about the activities available on campus today (Thursday 17 May) by visiting the dedicated webpage.

16 May 2018

Exciting new Arts Festival to take place at the University

A brand new Arts Festival will be taking place at the University next month – and you’re all invited to attend!

16 May 2018

Loughborough University academics win acclaimed award for technology that reduces harmful diesel emissions

A Loughborough University professor and a research associate that have developed revolutionary emission technology have had their hard work acknowledged in the Autocar Awards 2018.

16 May 2018

National roll-out for Loughborough University’s tennis parents’ support programme

Loughborough University research into parenting in sport has resulted in the nationwide roll-out of a youth tennis parent education and support initiative.

16 May 2018

Have a fun-filled afternoon at LSU’s Community Fun Day

Loughborough Students’ Union will be holding its annual Community Fun Day this Sunday (20 May) - and everyone is invited to come along and enjoy animals, crafts, games and more!

16 May 2018

President of the Royal Society and Nobel Prize winner to present lecture on migration in science

Nobel Prize-winning biologist Professor Venki Ramakrishnan will be at the University this week presenting a lecture on migration in science.

15 May 2018

Academic’s sculpture makes appearance in BBC drama

A Loughborough academic’s sculpture has made an appearance in a popular BBC drama.

15 May 2018

New research will help shape HS2

Three new research posts are up for grabs at Loughborough University as part of an exciting partnership with High Speed Two Ltd (HS2), the largest construction project in Europe.

15 May 2018

Road and car park closures – Loughborough International Athletics

The Loughborough International Athletics takes place this Sunday (20 May), which will impact the campus with a number of road and car park closures.

15 May 2018

How to manage stress – Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and the theme for this year is stress. Below is some advice on how to manage stress, looking at coping mechanisms and techniques you can incorporate in your everyday life.

14 May 2018

Renowned musicians to provide live soundtrack to Battleship Potemkin screening

A 1920’s silent masterpiece is to be screened at the University later this month with a live, specially curated soundtrack.

14 May 2018

Loughborough University to run event that examines the relationship between sport and media

Loughborough University will be holding an event this week that will discuss the relationship between sport and the media.

14 May 2018

Design School students create inclusive sports products

Students from the Design School recently took part in a competition to develop assistive sports products and games for schoolchildren with disabilities.

14 May 2018

Owner of world-famous casino visits Loughborough to hear about latest research

Jimmy Thomas, one of Loughborough’s most successful businessmen, visited the University last week to discuss research being conducted by the School of Business and Economics.

11 May 2018

LSU society and Welfare and Diversity associations have hard work recognised in national awards competition

Two Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) associations and one society have had their efforts acknowledged in the National Societies Awards.

11 May 2018

Loughborough academic co-curates innovative architecture exhibition

A Loughborough academic has co-curated and contributed to an interactive exhibition on adaptive architecture that features a ‘breathing’ room and footage of a University building that transforms when it detects light.

11 May 2018

Voting now open for Placement Student Awards

Voting has now opened for Loughborough University’s Placement Student Awards.

11 May 2018

Series of events to take place on campus to mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

Dogs, yoga and a bike that makes smoothies… the University’s Health and Safety team is to run a number of events to mark this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (14th-20th).

10 May 2018

Drama lecturer turns the spotlight on pro-wrestling

Dr Claire Warden, Senior Lecturer in English and Drama, is looking forward to the latest in a series of events which aim to highlight and examine the performative characteristics of professional wrestling.

10 May 2018

STEM building wins innovative design award

Loughborough University’s STEM building has won an award for its innovative design.

10 May 2018

Dr Gillian Ragsdell invited to Sun Yat Sen University in China

Dr Gillian Ragsdell, Reader in Knowledge Management and member of the Centre for Information Management at the School of Business and Economics (SBE), recently visited School of Information Management, Sun Yat Sen University, in Guangzhou, China.

10 May 2018

Student entrepreneurs pitch creative, socially-responsible ideas in national competition

Over 60 students from Loughborough University participated in the Enactus UK National Competition last month and showcased two innovative projects.

10 May 2018

Staff urged to complete travel survey

Staff are encouraged to complete a short survey on their usual commute so the University can continue to improve transport to and around campus.

9 May 2018

Professor M.N. Ravishankar in AIS top 15 global scholar rankings list

Professor M.N. Ravishankar, Professor of Globalisation and Emerging Markets at the School of Business and Economics (SBE) and Head of the International Business, Strategy and Innovation (IBSI) group, has been recognised as a leading global scholar in the prestigious AIS research rankings system.

4 May 2018

EXPERT COMMENT: How we’re using the largest ever recorded set of galactic data to study the stars

Astrophysicist Dr Phil Sutton explains the possibilities opened up by new data from the European Space Agency’s Gaia satellite

4 May 2018

Tricks cold callers use to keep you hanging on

A Loughborough University team of psychologists has identified the tricks used by cold callers to get contacts to agree to a meeting.

4 May 2018

Music scholarship students to showcase their talent in University concert

Two Loughborough students that have been awarded prestigious music scholarships will be taking to the stage next week.

4 May 2018

Staff and student simulated phishing attack

Earlier this week, IT Services carried out a simulated phishing attack against staff and students at the University.

4 May 2018

Loughborough London’s first round of Community Donations Fund now open for applications

Loughborough London has now opened the bidding for the 2018 Open Fund, in line with Loughborough University’s Community Donations Fund scheme.

4 May 2018

Loughborough student named Undergraduate of the Year

A Loughborough student has been named Undergraduate of the Year for Innovation at the TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year competition.

4 May 2018

Clearing and A-Level results – we want to hear from you!

Loughborough University is looking to speak with students, staff and alumni that have been through the Clearing process.

4 May 2018

Shakespeare’s famous tragedy to be screened in Loughborough

A live broadcast of one of Shakespeare’s most famous and darkest tales will come to life in Loughborough this month.

2 May 2018

Player entry list announced for inaugural Loughborough trophy event

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) today announced the player entry list for Loughborough’s new ATP Challenger Tour event, featuring former top 50 players Lukas Lacko and British stars Alexander Ward, Lloyd Glasspool and Jonathan Gray.

2 May 2018

Loughborough academic named as next Editor-in-Chief of international journal

A Loughborough academic and acclaimed expert in political communication research has been announced as the next Editor-in-Chief of a leading international journal.

2 May 2018

Guided bluebell walk postponed

The bluebell walk with campus arborists that was to take place today (Wednesday 2 May) has been postponed due to the poor weather.

2 May 2018

Do you know the hidden dangers of laser pointers?

The University’s health and safety team are appealing to staff and students across campus to be extremely cautious when using laser pointers.

2 May 2018

Robin Ince to bring science and art together in new stand up show

Straight off the back of finishing a record-breaking tour with Professor Brian Cox, comedian Robin Ince will take to the stage in Loughborough next month with his new stand up show.

1 May 2018

Loughborough wins international Wellbeing Initiative of the Year Award

Loughborough University has won an international award for its efforts and initiatives to promote staff wellbeing.

30 April 2018

Loughborough academics to evaluate England Netball’s walking netball programme

Academics from Loughborough University will be leading the evaluation of an England Netball programme delivering walking netball sessions in collaboration with the National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI).

30 April 2018

Take a break and visit the bluebells in the woods

On Wednesday 2 May staff and students are invited to join campus arborists on a bluebell walk in Burleigh Wood.

27 April 2018

Spend your Bank Holiday Monday at LSU’s Freefest

Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) will be hosting Freefest this Bank Holiday Monday (7 May).

26 April 2018

Students win Pitch@Palace award with chatbot system that aims to make eating out easy

Students Matt Pritchard and James Powell-Tuck have won a sought-after national award for their foody tech idea – and they have even been congratulated by a member of the royal family!

26 April 2018

Three Loughborough University basketballers win third BBL title

Two School of Business and Economics (SBE) students and one alumnus are celebrating sporting success, after helping Leicester Riders to their third straight British Basketball League (BBL) trophy title last month.

26 April 2018

Live camera set-up in kestrel nest box

A pair of kestrels have once again returned to their nest on campus – and now you can watch what Loughborough’s feathery friends get up to!

26 April 2018

Student’s sporting event nominated for BT Sport Industry award

A student at Loughborough University London has been nominated for a BT Sport Industry award for launching a marathon swimming event.

26 April 2018

Leading academic in Decision Sciences is appointed Honorary Visiting Professor

The School of Business and Economics has announced Professor Ravi Shankar, of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, has been appointed as the Honorary Visiting Professor in Decision Sciences.

26 April 2018

Dr Kathy Pui Ying Lo

It is with great sadness we announce that Dr Kathy Pui Ying Lo, one of our colleagues in the School of Arts, English and Drama, has passed away following a long illness.

25 April 2018

Marketing and Advancement nominated for multiple awards for this year’s PRCA DARE awards

Loughborough University’s Marketing and Advancement Department has been shortlisted eight times by the 2018 Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) DARE awards.

25 April 2018

Creative, Marketing and Media event hailed a success

Students passionate about a career in Creative, Marketing and Media were given unique industry insight last week at an event at Loughborough University London.

25 April 2018

Loughborough’s history is explored in collaborative textile project

First year University students and Charnwood Arts have worked together to produce an exhibition that merges historic themes with contemporary textile designs.

25 April 2018

Loughborough University in partnership to launch Midlands Innovation Commercialisation of Research Accelerator

The Midlands Innovation university partnership, which includes Loughborough University, is to launch a connected system of technology transfer offices that will drive jobs and economic growth across the Midlands region, following a £5 million award from Research England.

25 April 2018

Loughborough climbs to seventh in national ranking of 131 universities

Loughborough has been ranked seventh nationally in The Complete University Guide 2019 – three places higher than last year – and remains the highest ranked university in the Midlands, ahead of over 30 other institutions.

24 April 2018

Lords report on citizenship and civic engagement bases recommendations on Loughborough research

A House of Lords Select Committee report on citizenship and civic engagement has based recommendations about young people, discrimination, social anxiety and policy on research by Loughborough University.

24 April 2018

Loughborough becomes a member of the Race Equality Charter

Loughborough University has become a member of a Charter that aims to improve the representation, progression and success of minority ethnic staff and students.

24 April 2018

Loughborough students speak at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

Two Loughborough University students have addressed officials from 53 nations at the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

24 April 2018

Coffee House Sessions returning this term

Coffee House Sessions are returning to the Students Union this term.

24 April 2018

Students invited to view Student Village Developments

First year Architecture students have been given a unique insight into the development of the Student Village Project currently taking place on campus.

23 April 2018

Cinema screening to raise money for Loughborough charity

Flix and the Ethnic Minorities Network are hosting a film fundraiser this weekend to raise money for Loughborough-based charity Baca.

23 April 2018

Symposium postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the symposium on the renowned artist and director Tadeusz Kantor has been postponed.

23 April 2018

Have your say with the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey!

Are you a postgraduate taught student? If so, we would love you to complete the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) which launches today, Monday 23 April.

20 April 2018

Dozens of British sports concerned about a future without central Government support

Two years into a four-year plan to cut funding for UK sports, new research shows that non-commercially driven sports will struggle to survive without central Government support.

20 April 2018

Loughborough research to assess the economic impact of a ‘healthy nation’

Loughborough University academics have secured funding for a project that aims to inform policy-makers of the true cost of creating a ‘healthy nation’.

20 April 2018

University to welcome Visiting Fellows from India and America

Two academics are to travel thousands of miles to Loughborough after being awarded prestigious Visiting Fellowships.

20 April 2018

British Museum's Assistant Collection Manager to share tips and tricks at upcoming talk

Vikki Jessop will discuss ways in which different artworks can be installed in different places next Thursday (26 April) as part of a talk at Cope Auditorium.

20 April 2018

Claudia Parsons Memorial Lecture 2018

This year’s Claudia Parsons Memorial Lecture introduced Loughborough to Dr Jessica Wade.

20 April 2018

Loughborough named University of the Year at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018

Loughborough has been named University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018, as well as taking the top spot in the University Facilities and Giving Back categories.

20 April 2018

Event to shine light on LGBT+ research conducted at Loughborough University

An event highlighting the important LGBT+ research being conducted at Loughborough University is to take place next month.

19 April 2018

UPDATE: Margaret Keay Road closure

Margaret Keay Road will remain closed until Wednesday 25 April.

18 April 2018

Former test pilot takes to the air to mark 70 years since first solo flight

Ex-RAF test pilot Captain Desmond Penrose marked the 70th anniversary of his first solo flight at the weekend by getting behind the controls of a 1930s biplane.

18 April 2018

University Designer invited to judge international Design Excellence Awards

Dr Mark Evans has been invited by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) to join the jury for the 2018 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA).

17 April 2018

Theoretical physicist appointed as Dean of Loughborough University’s School of Science

The theoretical physicist Professor Claudia Eberlein has been appointed as Dean of Loughborough University’s School of Science.

17 April 2018

Alumnus bags deal with Firebox.com after success on Channel 4 show

Loughborough alumnus Simon Lyons has bagged a deal with online retailer Firebox.com after appearing on Channel 4 last night (Monday) with his innovative product Mobu: The World’s Most Versatile Cable Clip.

17 April 2018

There is no such thing as ‘healthy obesity’ – we need to stop using the term

The on-going debate over whether ‘health obesity’ exists is diverting attention away from effective medical research as academics continue to use the confusing classification.

16 April 2018

Watch alumnus pitch innovative product on Channel 4 show

Loughborough alumnus Simon Lyons is to appear on Channel 4 tonight (Monday) with his innovative product Mobu: The World’s Most Versatile Cable Clip.

16 April 2018

Road Closure – Student Village Development

Margaret Keay Road will be closed from Tuesday 17 April – Friday 20 April.

16 April 2018

Launch your business with the Studio

The Studio is currently accepting applications from finalists who want to launch their own businesses when they graduate.

16 April 2018

Student entrepreneurs need your vote!

Students Matt Pritchard and James Powell-Tuck are hoping to win a national competition with their start-up that allows diners to find restaurants offering discounts in order to fill empty tables – and they need your help!

16 April 2018

Community groups invited to bid for University funding through the Special Projects Fund

Loughborough University is welcoming bids from community groups across Charnwood for its annual Special Projects Fund.

16 April 2018

Tenth place finish for Loughborough in Gold Coast 2018 Games medal table

If Loughborough University were a country it would have been tenth in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games medal table – ahead of Jamaica and Kenya.

16 April 2018

Be more sustainable for UK Coffee Week!

Love a morning brew? Want to help save the planet?

13 April 2018

Loughborough students nominated for most influential woman at university

Nine inspiring women who are current students at Loughborough have been nominated in The Tab’s ‘Top 100 most influential women at university’.

13 April 2018

Graduate needs your vote to pitch sports bras to Sir Richard Branson

Alumna Mari Thomas needs your support for the chance to pitch her range of sports bras to Sir Richard Branson.

13 April 2018

British Council India 70th Anniversary scholars to study at Loughborough

Loughborough University is set to welcome two students who have secured a prestigious British Council scholarship.

13 April 2018

Winner of Overton Poetry Prize 2017 to launch chapbook

The winning 2017 Overton Poetry Prize collection, which explores aspects of identity and migration, is to be published later this month.

12 April 2018

Sophie Hahn sets new Commonwealth Games record to win Gold

Loughborough-based athlete Sophie Hahn set a new Commonwealth Games record to claim gold for England in the women's T38 100m final.

12 April 2018

Researchers head for Arctic to install dust traps

Arctic researchers are due to spend two-weeks in Greenland installing equipment which will help them understand the impact of dust originating from high latitude, cold regions.

12 April 2018

Loughborough shortlisted for five national leadership and management awards

Loughborough University has been shortlisted for five Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.

11 April 2018

It’s not your fitness tracker that is wrong – it’s you

An international study has revealed that people, regardless of where they live and their age, poorly guess how physically active they actually are.

11 April 2018

Have your recycling questions answered online

In response to the ever-changing information in the public domain about what can and can’t be recycled, the Sustainability Team felt there needed to be a simple way to ensure everyone is doing their bit correctly whilst on campus.

11 April 2018

Maddy Prior to perform in Loughborough as part of musical trio

Renowned folk singer Maddy Prior will be taking to the stage at Loughborough University later this month.

10 April 2018

Ticket information announced for Loughborough’s ATP Challenger Tour event

Limited tickets for Loughborough University’s new ATP Challenger Tour event are available to purchase this week, with a 48-hour priority window for British Tennis Team Members starting Wednesday 11 April at 11am, followed by general sale release on 13 April from 11am.

10 April 2018

First University plogging session is a success

Despite the gloomy weather, the first university ‘plogging’ session took place today (Tuesday 10 April) and four bags worth of rubbish have been removed from the streets of Loughborough.

10 April 2018

Academic completes walk across world’s largest frozen lake

Loughborough University’s Dr Ash Routen has successfully completed a 634km expedition across the world’s largest frozen lake – Lake Baikal.

10 April 2018

Professor Peel to lead Doctoral College

Professor Elizabeth Peel, from the School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences, has been appointed as Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (Associate PVC) for the Doctoral College.

10 April 2018

Student Village Development: Spring update

The Student Village Project - a £50m investment for new halls on campus - is continuing to make progress.

9 April 2018

Hollie Arnold sets new world record to win Commonwealth Gold

Loughborough-based athlete Hollie Arnold has set a new world record of 44.43m in the F46 Javelin to win gold for Wales at the 2018 Gold Coast Games.

9 April 2018

At a Glance available to order

An updated version of the At a Glance publication, which provides an overview of the University, is now available.

9 April 2018

Arts event to discuss relationship between black people, music and movement

Artists and academics are to come together at an innovative LU Arts event to explore the relationships between black people, music and movement.

6 April 2018

Chenyijia (Jamie) Sun

We are sad to have to inform you that Chenyijia (Jamie) Sun, a student within the School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering, has died.

6 April 2018

Sarah Vasey wins Loughborough's second Commonwealth Games gold

Loughborough University student Sarah Vasey has won Gold for Team England in the women’s 50m breaststroke on her Commonwealth Games debut.

6 April 2018

Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year to feature in UKCGE webinar

Times Higher Education award winner Dr Matthew Inglis will be taking part in a UK Council for Graduate Education (UKCGE) webinar next week.

6 April 2018

Exaireo Trust benefits from Loughborough University furniture donation

Loughborough University has gifted disused furniture to the Exaireo Trust, a charity helping the homeless and providing temporary supported accommodation to those who need it most.

6 April 2018

Loughborough’s Marketing and Advancement team shortlisted for 2018 CIPR awards

Loughborough University’s Marketing & Advancement team have been shortlisted for four 2018 CIPR Excellence Awards.

6 April 2018

Santander meets university community it has helped support at beneficiary event

Santander representatives visited the University last month to meet the students, academics and entrepreneurs it has provided support to.

5 April 2018

Staff, students and members of the community invited to take part in ‘plogging’ event

We all know exercise can be far from fun, but one fitness craze that’s heading to the University promises not to be complete ‘rubbish’!

5 April 2018

Swimmer James Wilby claims Loughborough's first Commonwealth Games gold

Loughborough University student James Wilby has won Gold for Team England at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, after a stunning late charge in the men's 200m breaststroke final saw him claim victory in a personal best time of 2:8.05m.

5 April 2018

Inspirational deaf student is made Snowdon Trust ambassador

Paul Ntulila, a Master’s student at the Loughborough University London, has been made an ambassador of the Snowdon Trust.

5 April 2018

The Student Wordsmith to mark fifth anniversary with writing-related celebrations

The Student Wordsmith is celebrating its fifth birthday this month by hosting an array of activities – and you’re invited to join in!

4 April 2018

Around 90 Loughborough athletes set for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Around 90 Loughborough University students, alumni and campus-based athletes are set to compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, which are being held on the Gold Coast in Australia from 4th to 15th April.

4 April 2018

Car parking salary sacrifice changes

Tomorrow (5 April) the Government will change some of the salary sacrifice arrangements currently available to employees in the UK.

4 April 2018

People of all ages to be inspired at STEM Community Day 2018

From budding astrophysicists and mathematicians, to those with wild imaginations and a thirst for trying new things, Loughborough University aims to inspire everyone at its annual STEM Community Day.

29 March 2018

Tickets available for ATP Challenger Tour event

Tickets will soon be available for the $100,000 ATP Challenger Tour event taking place at Loughborough University in May.

29 March 2018

Ten tips for healthy (and sustainable) ways to eat your Easter egg

Easter’s dedication to confectionary provides consumers with excuses to overindulge – but also with dilemmas about diet and sustainability. Here Dr Jon Seaton, of Loughborough University’s School of Business and Economics, looks at the best ways to be healthy and responsible.

29 March 2018

Expert comment: ball-tampering in cricket “should not be a surprise”

In wake of the recent scandal, Dr Dominic Malcolm, Reader in Sociology of Sport at Loughborough University, examines how much of a problem ball-tampering is in cricket and if the news should come as a surprise.

28 March 2018

Loughborough shortlisted for 2018 Guardian University Award

Loughborough University has been shortlisted for a 2018 Guardian University Award.

28 March 2018

Loughborough’s Kay England to take on role as chair of Meetings Industry Association

Kay England, chief executive of Imago Venues and director of campus services at Loughborough University, has been elected as chair of the Meetings Industry Association’s (mia) council.

28 March 2018

Student entrepreneurs need your vote!

Students Matt Pritchard and James Powell-Tuck are hoping to win a national competition with their start-up that allows diners to find restaurants offering discounts in order to fill empty tables – and they need your help!

27 March 2018

GDPR: Data Protection legislation is changing

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018, replacing the Data Protection Act (1998). This web page outlines what the GDPR is, what the University is doing to prepare for its introduction and the steps you need to take.

27 March 2018

Video series highlights excellence at Loughborough

As part of the 2016/17 annual review, the Corporate Communications team have commissioned a series of videos that highlight the stories of some of the groups and individuals who, through their dedication and achievements, have contributed to a hugely successful year at Loughborough.

27 March 2018

Semester 2 exam timetable available

The timetable for Semester 2 Examinations is now available on LEARN.

27 March 2018

Additional EAP counselling provision now available to staff

The Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) currently offers 24/7 confidential support to staff members on a range of issues, from workplace stress to financial worries.

27 March 2018

Imago Venues prepares for £3m rolling refurbishment of Burleigh Court

In April 2018, Loughborough based Imago Venues will start the first phase of a multi-million pound refurbishment of the 186 bedrooms in Burleigh Court, the portfolio’s flagship four star hotel and conference centre.

26 March 2018

The Academic Language Support Service (ALSS) has now launched

The new Academic Language Support Service has now launched.

26 March 2018

Academics install early-warning landslide technology in Myanmar

Two Loughborough academics have installed technology in Myanmar that could revolutionise landslide monitoring and protect vulnerable communities.

26 March 2018

Learn to care for fruit trees on-campus - event rescheduled

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Fruit Routes pruning event had to be cancelled last week but it has been rescheduled to take place this Wednesday (28 March).

23 March 2018

Design project launches tools to support employment opportunities in lower income countries

A number of tools and resources that encourage product and industrial designers to rethink the ways in which they use materials have been launched following a successful social impact research project led by Loughborough University.

23 March 2018

Your chance to nominate staff members who go above and beyond

Have you received excellent service from a staff member of Campus Services? Do you know someone from the team that goes above and beyond to help others?

23 March 2018

Car parking charges for 2018-19

In April 2018 the Government will change some of the salary sacrifice arrangements currently available to employees in the UK.

22 March 2018

New research centre to focus on misinformation and hate speech online

A new research centre looking at the impact of social media on the spread of misinformation and the rise of hate speech and incivility has been launched by Loughborough University.

22 March 2018

Loughborough University’s UNISON branch wins two awards

Loughborough University’s UNISON branch has won two prizes at this year’s Branch of the Year Awards.

22 March 2018

Loughborough students put wheels in motion for international racing car competition

Engineering students from Loughborough University will be competing at Silverstone this summer for the 20th anniversary of the Formula Student competition.

22 March 2018

Loughborough named best in the UK for student experience for the eighth time

Loughborough University has been named the best in the country for its student experience, the UK’s leading publication on higher education, the Times Higher Education (THE) announced today.

21 March 2018

How much do you know about the wonderful woodlands?

From a miniature type of deer to children sat around a fire, to high-tech meteorological equipment and hotels for bugs – if you go down to the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise!

21 March 2018

USS pension consultation

In light of recent developments, the planned USS consultation which was due to commence on 19th March has been postponed.

21 March 2018

Loughborough academics host new Poetry Podcast in celebration of World Poetry Day

A brand new podcast has been published by Loughborough University, in celebration of World Poetry Day.

19 March 2018

London Venture Crawl: students meet top entrepreneurs as part of 12-hour city tour

Loughborough University students boarded a double-decker bus last week for a unique entrepreneurial tour of the capital that saw them visit creative hubs and meet industry leaders.

19 March 2018

Government extends childcare voucher scheme

The government originally announced that from 6 April 2018, Childcare Voucher schemes would close to new applicants. This has now been amended, with the Education Secretary confirming on 13 March 2018 that Childcare Voucher schemes will now remain open to new entrants for a further 6 months until October 2018 (exact date to be confirmed).

19 March 2018

Symposium marks 35th anniversary of classic ‘Images of Welfare’ study

Delegates from all over the country visited the University earlier this month to remember and rethink a study that looked at how the media shaped attitudes to poverty and welfare in the 1970s.

19 March 2018

University’s Inside Out fund awards donations to eight Charnwood Groups

The Inside Out fund, part of Loughborough University’s Community Donation 2017/18, has awarded eight Charnwood groups with donations.

16 March 2018

Don’t forget! The deadline to nominate a student for a Community Prize is approaching.

Do you know a student who has gone out of their way to help you or to serve the Loughborough community?

16 March 2018

NT Live presents Julius Caesar

A live broadcast of National Theatre’s Julius Caesar will be screened at the Cope Auditorium on Thursday 22 March from 7pm.

16 March 2018

Martin Dawkins

On Thursday 15 March 2018 one of our colleagues in SDC (Sports Development Centre) Martin Dawkins, sadly passed away.

16 March 2018

IMPORTANT NOTICE: temporary road closure on University Road week commencing 19 March

Due to the ongoing refurbishment of Wolfson and S buildings in the West Park of campus, there is a need for a temporary closure of part of University Road.

16 March 2018

How much do you know about sleep?

Sleep. It is something we all do but how much do you actually know about it?

15 March 2018

University to host Sexual Violence in Higher Education Conference

Loughborough University is hosting a conference next week that discusses the issue of sexual violence in Higher Education.

15 March 2018

Loughborough students excel in international packaging design competition

Six Loughborough students have had their innovative creations recognised in an international packaging design competition – with one talented undergraduate ranking in the top 13.

14 March 2018

Loughborough players make up 1/3 of England men’s hockey squad for Gold Coast

An astonishing 7 out of 18 players named in the Team England men’s hockey squad for next month’s Commonwealth Games have been student-athletes at Loughborough University.

13 March 2018

Royal Society of Chemistry awards Loughborough University £2,000 to inspire school pupils

The Royal Society of Chemistry has granted the University £2,000 to support a science project designed to engage school students.

12 March 2018

Major tennis event coming to Loughborough University

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has today announced the creation of a new $100,000 ATP Challenger Tour event, to be staged at Loughborough University.

12 March 2018

EAP Focus: the importance of good posture at work

Being sedentary can pose risks to a healthy lifestyle, and we should be exercising regularly to avoid the negative impact as a result of sitting at a computer all day, according to the NHS.

9 March 2018

University to clone Newton’s Tree after receiving cuttings

Loughborough University is set to clone the tree that inspired Sir Isaac Newton’s theory of gravity after being gifted a selection of cuttings.

9 March 2018

Jess Thomas-Owens

We are sad to have to inform you that Jess Thomas-Owens, a student within the School of Arts, English and Drama, has died.

9 March 2018

Exhibition to examine role of objects using items from Leicester’s historical collections

Staff, students and members of the public are invited to an exhibition that uses items from Leicester’s historical collections to examine the role and status of objects.

9 March 2018

Reduce, reuse and recycle – are you doing your bit?

As National Waste Week is coming to a close - a campaign that sees schools across the UK look at how they can reduce, reuse and recycle redundant materials – the University’s Sustainability team has taken the opportunity to examine what staff and students can do on campus.

8 March 2018

School of Business and Economics launches new Senior Leaders Apprenticeship programmes

Loughborough University’s School of Business and Economics has developed a suite of postgraduate apprenticeship programmes for organisations that wish to develop, promote and retain their talented managers using the Apprenticeship Levy.

8 March 2018

Leading expert on lifestyle interventions and health joins Loughborough University

Amanda Daley is bringing her expertise in lifestyle interventions and health outcomes to Loughborough University as Professor of Behavioural Medicine.

8 March 2018

Eating breakfast every day increases physical activity among girls

Girls were more active when they ate breakfast daily as part of a study into whether breakfast frequency affects physical activity.

8 March 2018

International Women’s Day: Loughborough academic puts female mathematicians in the spotlight in short film

A Loughborough University mathematician and her filmmaker sister have created a video for International Women’s Day 2018.

7 March 2018

Win a Loughborough Cup this Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight is currently underway and to mark the occasion, the Sustainability team has highlighted a number of ways in which staff and students can make a difference to the lives of the people who grow the things we love.

7 March 2018

Improve your swimming technique with elite athletes

Do you struggle with your swimming technique? Do you find yourself researching how to swim perfectly in the run up to this seasons’ triathlon season?

7 March 2018

Loughborough engineering student wins innovative Siemens challenge

Last week, a Loughborough University student travelled to Sheffield to take part in the 48 hour Sir William Siemens Challenge: MindSphere Live.

7 March 2018

Loughborough shortlisted for 10 Whatuni Student Choice Awards

Loughborough is the most shortlisted university in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2018, featuring in 10 of the 12 categories.

7 March 2018

Community groups invited to bid for University funding through the Open Fund

Community and voluntary groups in Charnwood are again being offered the chance to bid for funding through the University’s annual Donations Fund Programme.

7 March 2018

Poetry evening returns to Students’ Union

Speech Bubble, a night for poets who wish to take to the stage, returns to Loughborough Students’ Union on Monday 12 March.

6 March 2018

London project that saw over 660 students tackle real business challenges is celebrated at event

A Loughborough University London project, which challenges students to help solve real problems set by a wide variety of organisations, was celebrated at an event last week.

6 March 2018

World-leading choir to perform at Loughborough University

The renowned Choir of Clare College will be performing in Loughborough on Saturday 10 March as part of the University’s programme of Spring/Summer events.

6 March 2018

Imago Venues' Burleigh Court and Holywell Park retain mia’s AIM Gold accreditation

Loughborough based Imago Venues has achieved the Meetings Industry Association's (MIA) AIM Gold accreditation for the second time, for its core conference facilities Holywell Park and Burleigh Court.

5 March 2018

Loughborough athletes amongst the medals at World Indoor Athletics Championships

Amy Allcock and Meghan Beesley have today returned to Loughborough with silverware after combining as part of the bronze medal winning Great Britain 4x400m relay quartet at the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham.

2 March 2018

Santander Discovery Grants awarded to two community projects in partnership with Loughborough University

Two Santander Discovery Grants have been awarded to local community projects in partnership with Loughborough University.

1 March 2018

University Mental Health Day 2018 – know the support available to you

Today (1 March) marks University Mental Health Day – a national campaign that aims to promote mental health in higher education institutions and help to create communities of students and staff who can offer support to one another.

1 March 2018

Chance to learn about sports management or entrepreneurship at International Summer School

Are you interested in the idea of becoming your own boss? Or maybe you’ve always wanted to learn more about what it’s like to work in management within the sports industry?

1 March 2018

Anthropologists show how migrant communities physically grow taller when they leave hardship behind

A new study has shown that migrant populations moving to more affluent countries grow physically taller over relatively short periods of time.

1 March 2018

Geographical expert hosts successful ‘Britain and the Arctic’ talk

The Director of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Polar Regions Secretariat in Westminster led a talk at the University last week that aimed to inspire and educate students on the science of the Arctic.

1 March 2018

Warning: Phishing via Spam Emails

There is currently a fraudulent email in circulation inviting students and staff to ‘Validate Email Account’. Please be aware the this is a phishing attack.

1 March 2018

Artist talk cancelled

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the talk by artist Kelly Large will no longer be taking place this morning (Thursday 1 March).

28 February 2018

Loughborough number one in the world for sports subjects

Loughborough has retained its position as the best university in the world for sports-related subjects in the global 2018 QS higher education league table.

28 February 2018

Flix and Loughborough Women’s Network to host double bill fundraiser

Flix and Loughborough Women’s Network are coming together next weekend to host a double bill fundraiser for Midlands Women’s Aid.

27 February 2018

Upcoming Happy Mondays events

Join fellow students for two upcoming Happy Mondays events.

27 February 2018

Wonky veg and re-purposing coffee grounds: more innovative ways to champion food waste on campus

Ethical and Environmental Week (E&E) is underway at the Students’ Union and, in keeping with the theme, the Sustainability team have highlighted two ways in which staff and students can combat food waste.

27 February 2018

Loughborough hosts Electronic Lifeguard Design Challenge

Loughborough University is hosting a design competition that hopes to improve water safety for both athletes and recreational swimmers.

27 February 2018

Ashortwalk lecture cancelled

Unfortunately, due to adverse weather conditions, the lecture with Loughborough alumni Dan Dicker, the Founder and Director of ashortwalk, will no longer be taking place tonight (Tuesday 27 February).

26 February 2018

Loughborough launches new University Management and Leadership programme

A new programme designed to develop ambitious graduates for leadership and management roles in higher education has been launched by Loughborough University.

23 February 2018

Artist to visit Loughborough as part of Radar programme

An exciting artist will be visiting Loughborough University next week as part of the LU Arts’ Radar programme.

23 February 2018

Participants needed for new Race for Life study

Researchers in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences are working with Cancer Research UK to develop a range of materials to support women who take part in Race for Life events.

23 February 2018

Santander launch £100,000 Student Impact Fund

Santander Universities have now launched a new fund to help entrepreneurial students realise their business ideas.

23 February 2018

Students introduced to unique zero waste garment-making method

Multimedia Textile students were introduced to a unique 'zero waste' garment-making method last week as part of a talk by a visiting lecturer.

23 February 2018

PhD student to present work in Parliament at STEM for BRITAIN 2018

A Loughborough University PhD student will present his science to MPs in Parliament, as part of the STEM for Britain 2018 Chemistry competition.

23 February 2018

Positive student feedback on new exam venue

Student feedback about the use of Wavy Top as an exam venue for students who require adjustments has been overwhelmingly positive.

22 February 2018

National Student Survey response rates

The School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences has passed the 70% threshold in the National Student Survey (NSS) and so its NSS-eligible students will now be entered into the draw to win two LSU Grad Ball tickets.

22 February 2018

Industrial action: updated FAQs

The Frequently Asked Questions about the industrial action have been updated.

22 February 2018

EAP Focus: Improving mental wellbeing through exercise

This month’s EAP focus is on improving mental wellbeing through exercise. Research has shown that regular exercise can help to improve both our mind and wellbeing, as well as improve cognitive functioning.

22 February 2018

Event to shine light on LGBT+ research conducted at Loughborough University

An event highlighting the important LGBT+ research conducted at Loughborough University is to take place later this year, it has been announced.

21 February 2018

Students partner with Loughborough charity to provide mentoring to young asylum

Loughborough University students are providing English and Maths mentoring to a cohort of young asylum seekers that were forced to leave their homes as a result of war or persecution.

21 February 2018

Ethical and Environmental Week set to return

Loughborough’s annual Ethical and Environmental Week (E&E) is set to return from Monday 26 March to Friday 2 March, putting green thinking and sustainability under the spotlight.

21 February 2018

Opportunities to get involved with Loughborough research projects

At the University, there is always significant research being undertaken. Many of the researchers – who are from a range of disciplines across campus - are looking for volunteers to take part in studies to help discover findings which could positively impact our future.

21 February 2018

University staff member places third in scientific photo competition

A Loughborough University researcher has reached third place in a national photo competition with this stunning image of neurons interacting with muscle fibres.

20 February 2018

Expert on art, science and heritage joins Loughborough University

Renowned art historian Professor Phillip Lindley has joined the School of the Arts, English and Drama at Loughborough University.

20 February 2018

Semester two exam timetables

The timetable for the Semester 2 examination period, which starts on Tuesday 29 May 2018, is now being prepared.

20 February 2018

my.HR has been updated

An upgraded my.HR is now live.

20 February 2018

Acoustic Night returns to Loughborough Students’ Union

Acoustic Nights will be returning to Loughborough Students’ Union later this month on Monday 26 February.

20 February 2018

Emily Sarsfield ready for Winter Olympic debut

Loughborough Alumna Emily Sarsfield will make her Olympic debut on Friday, fulfilling a dream that has been 22 years in the making, and at points looked like it would never happen.

20 February 2018

NHS guidance about dressing infants in “one extra layer” is being put to the test

Scientists are examining NHS guidance to parents which recommends dressing infants in one extra layer of clothing when using a sling.

20 February 2018

Loughborough University students take part in national drone competition

A Loughborough University team of students will be taking part in an annual competition to design, build and operate an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS).

19 February 2018

Female participants needed for sports study

Progressive Sports Technologies Ltd, based at Loughborough University’s Sports Technology Institute, are running a bra study for a sports brand.

19 February 2018

Are you ready for digital for attendance recording?

The system being used by the University to record your attendance changes from today (19 February).

19 February 2018

Loughborough University London Open Evening - are you going?

Loughborough University London will hold its next Open Evening on Thursday 15 March from 5pm-8pm.

19 February 2018

Apply now for business funding

A new fund to support enterprising Loughborough University students and recent graduates has just launched.

16 February 2018

National Student Survey: Has your School achieved a 70% response rate yet?

Don’t forget that if your School gets a response rate in the National Student Survey (NSS) of 70% or above by Monday 19th February, the University will enter all NSS-eligible* students in that School into a draw for two LSU Grad Ball tickets. The two winners for each qualifying School will be drawn at random.

16 February 2018

National Theatre screenings return to Loughborough

LU Arts will be hosting a screening of National Theatre Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof from London’s West End on Thursday 22 February at the Cope Auditorium.

16 February 2018

Loughborough University London to help shape how drone technology is used in the capital

Loughborough University London is to help shape how drone technology is used in the city, it has been announced.

16 February 2018

Loughborough academic presents lecture to King of Sweden

Professor of Physical Geography, John Anderson, met with the King of Sweden this week to talk about environmental issues.

15 February 2018

Loughborough trains more than 1,000 people in CPR on Valentine’s Day

Loughborough University, Loughborough Students’ Union and the British Heart Foundation came together on the most heart-themed day of the year to train more than 1,000 people in CPR.

13 February 2018

Changes to the Library catalogue

The library catalogue has now changed and students are set to benefit from the new, more flexible management system.

13 February 2018

Record number of scholarships awarded to students facing challenging circumstances

A record number of scholarships have been awarded this academic year (2017/18) to students that face challenging personal and financial circumstances in order that they can study at Loughborough.

13 February 2018

An economist’s guide to Valentine’s Day spending – love on a budget

Loved-up millennials are expected to be the biggest spenders this Valentine’s Day with an average outgoing of more than £80 on wining, dining, flowers and gifts – but you don’t need to break the bank to melt a heart.

13 February 2018

Student Volunteering Week: staff invited to get involved with woodland project

Do you want to spend more time outdoors and improve your health and wellbeing? Do you want to do your bit to give back?

12 February 2018

Project will draw up national guidance for internet provision in libraries

Researchers at Loughborough have begun to develop a set of national guidelines for internet use in public libraries and other community spaces.

12 February 2018

National Student Survey: School response rates at 12th February

The NSS is now underway. If your School gets a response rate of 70% or above by Monday 19th February, the University will enter all NSS-eligible students in that School into a draw for two LSU Grad Ball tickets.

12 February 2018

Staff and students - don’t forget Heart 2 Heart takes place this Wednesday

Staff and students are asked to help increase cardiac arrest survival rates this Wednesday (14 February) by joining the University, Loughborough Students’ Union and the British Heart Foundation for a special event.

12 February 2018

Birch lands badminton spot for Gold Coast

Loughborough alumna Chloe Birch has secured her spot for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in Australia after a fine 2017.

12 February 2018

Interactive theatre piece to examine the use of bystander intervention

An interactive piece of forum theatre that examines the use of bystander intervention in everyday life will be showcased on campus this week.

12 February 2018

Last call for staff applying to the Inside Out fund

Applications for the first round of the Inside Out fund will be closing on Wednesday 14 February.

9 February 2018

Employee Assistance Programme provides additional resources for staff

The Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) has launched a range of new and enhanced services to support staff across campus.

8 February 2018

International relations and global security expert joins Loughborough University

Professor Caroline Kennedy-Pipe, one of the UK’s leading experts on international relations and global security has joined Loughborough University.

8 February 2018

Coffee lovers, avoid the latte levy with the Loughborough Cup

Loughborough University staff and students are advised to avoid the ‘latte levy’ and be more environmentally friendly by ditching disposable cups.

8 February 2018

The National Student Survey: your chance to win LSU Grad Ball tickets

If you’re eligible* to do the National Student Survey (NSS) and you complete it by Monday 19th February, you could be in with a chance to win a ticket for this year’s LSU Grad Ball!

8 February 2018

Loughborough Lightning Netball gunning for Superleague success

Vitality Netball Superleague table toppers. Fast 5s champions. Grand Final runners-up. 2017 was quite the year for Loughborough Lightning Netball, but now they’re ready to put all of that behind them and go in pursuit of even more glory.

7 February 2018

Loughborough student to celebrate first published book with University launch event

A Loughborough University student is celebrating her first published book by hosting a launch event on campus.

7 February 2018

LU Arts reveals exciting new Spring/Summer events programme

From an innovative screening of a 1920’s masterpiece to an English folk singer with a remarkable career, LU Arts’ new What’s On brochure has been released, featuring an exciting range of events.

6 February 2018

Brexit advice website updated

The University’s Brexit website has been revised and relaunched.

6 February 2018

Student attendance monitoring– are you ready to go digital?

From Monday 19 February the University will switch systems for attendance monitoring.

6 February 2018

Loughborough to receive doctoral training grant of more than £3m

Loughborough University is to receive a grant of more than £3m to fund doctoral training as part of the Government’s ongoing commitment to UK science.

6 February 2018

Students invited to apply for LU Arts' Music Scholarship

LU Arts' Music Scholarship 2017/18 is now accepting entries.

6 February 2018

Leicestershire has highest number of stem cell donors in UK thanks to recruitment events such as Loughborough’s Spit Happens

It has been revealed that Leicestershire has the highest percentage of people on the stem cell register in the UK.

5 February 2018

Experts to come together at Loughborough to discuss media and migration

Loughborough University is to host a talk this week that will focus on why migration is such a prominent topic within contemporary media across the globe.

5 February 2018

Academic to walk across world’s largest frozen lake

To most people, the idea of walking across the world’s largest frozen lake in temperatures as low as -40°c sounds like something out of a nightmare.

5 February 2018

Student applications are now open for Prizes and Travel Bursaries

Did you know that as a student you can apply for a number of prizes and travel bursaries up to the value of £1,500?

5 February 2018

Dr Allan Edwards selected as judge for BT Infinity Lab competition

Loughborough University London’s Programme Director for MSc Sport Business and Innovation was selected as one of the judges for the BT Infinity Lab competition.

5 February 2018

The National Student Survey is now open

The National Student Survey (NSS) – an annual, independent and anonymous survey, which offers final year undergraduates the chance to give feedback on their time at Loughborough – is now open.

2 February 2018

Get ready for the National Student Survey

The National Student Survey (NSS) launches at Loughborough next week, on Monday 5th February. The NSS is an annual, independent and anonymous survey, which offers final year undergraduates the chance to give feedback on their time at Loughborough.

1 February 2018

Brave student overcomes challenging circumstances and 10-hour surgery

A Loughborough student, who has overcome challenging circumstances and a 10-hour surgery, is looking to raise awareness and eradicate stigmas surrounding Crohn's Disease.

1 February 2018

International design expert announced as next Dean of Loughborough Design School

One of the world’s leading design experts, Professor Cees de Bont has been announced as the new Dean of Loughborough University’s Design School.

1 February 2018

Loughborough to host special event as part of Leicester Comedy Festival

On Monday 12 February, Cognitos, in Loughborough Students’ Union, will host a special event as part of the Leicester Comedy Festival.

31 January 2018

Davos 2018: Was climate change a hot topic?

In the wake of the world's most richly-attended business get-together, in Davos, Switzerland, Loughborough University geographer Dr Richard Hodgkins looks at how climate change ranked among the hot topics.

31 January 2018

Loughborough University and the British Heart Foundation partner for Valentine’s Day event that aims to increase cardiac arrest survival rates

Loughborough University, Loughborough Students’ Union and the British Heart Foundation are joining forces on the most heart-themed day of the year to try and increase cardiac arrest survival rates.

30 January 2018

Four key exercises to help desk workers avoid back pain

Office workers often complain of back pain, a sore neck or just bad posture. Excessive desk time is undoubtedly bad for your body, even if your workstation is set up in the best possible way.

30 January 2018

Loughborough Sport and Kukri extend partnership

Loughborough Sport is delighted to be able to confirm a new long-term partnership with leading sports brand Kukri, who will supply performance and staff kit for the next three years.

29 January 2018

Director of Sport Advancement to deliver keynote speech at upcoming student conference

The University’s Director of Sport Advancement is to deliver a keynote speech at this years’ Talk Sport Student Conference 2018.

26 January 2018

Library Catalogue Plus update

The Library plans to launch its new and improved Library Catalogue Plus interface for the beginning of Semester 2.

26 January 2018

Switch On Stand Out: Students to help local businesses as part of social media training programme

A Loughborough Students’ Union training programme is looking to support, advise and train local businesses in the benefits of social media marketing.

25 January 2018

Arthritis Centre with Loughborough expertise receives additional £2m funding

The Arthritis Research UK Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis has been awarded a further £2 million from Arthritis Research UK.

25 January 2018

Free training for HVAC professionals

BISPA, Loughborough University’s dedicated training centre supporting innovation in building information modelling (BIM) and pipework systems, is offering free CPD workshops in pipework awareness from Tuesday 6 February - Friday 9 February, as part of the BSEE Building Services forum.

24 January 2018

University to mark Young Carers Awareness Day with informative event

To celebrate Young Carers Awareness Day, Loughborough University is hosting an event that looks to inform, inspire and equip senior leaders and those supporting young carers in Leicestershire schools.

24 January 2018

Arts event to mark launch of £1m project that explores how the 1947 Partition of India is remembered by South Asian communities in Britain

Loughborough University London and Radar – LU Arts’ contemporary programme that commissions artists to respond to academic research – are co-hosting an event to mark the launch of a £1m project that examines the 1947 Partition of India and its influence on community identity in the UK.

24 January 2018

At a Glance available to order

An updated version of the At a Glance publication, which provides an overview of the University, is now available.

24 January 2018

Why are females at a greater risk of knee injuries than men? Loughborough researchers are trying to find the answer

A difference in the distribution of muscle mass could well be the reason behind the greater risk of knee injuries in females according to the latest piece of research from Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.

24 January 2018

Study spaces on campus

During the exam period some of the main study spaces on campus can get very busy. But remember there are other spaces available where you can revise and work.

24 January 2018

More than half of children now living in poverty in some parts of the UK

The End Child Poverty coalition has today (Wednesday 24 January) published a new Child Poverty map of the UK, using data compiled by Loughborough University.

24 January 2018

Loughborough students in the finals of ASOS trendsetter competition

Three Loughborough University students have been listed as finalists for the ASOS Campus Trendsetter competition.

24 January 2018

Loughborough University PhD student to deliver keynote at international work performance and wellbeing conference

James Hewitt, a PhD student at the University, will be presenting a keynote at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting later this month.

24 January 2018

W & S refurbishment works

From Monday 29 January, work is due to commence on the removal and installation of new windows throughout the W&S building.

23 January 2018

SBE articles top the University’s download list for 2017

Papers by Dr Nina Michaelidou and Professor Thorsten Gruber from the School of Business and Economics (SBE) were the most downloaded from Loughborough University’s institutional repository in 2017.

23 January 2018

Loughborough to hold first ever Talk Sport Student Conference

Loughborough University is to hold its first ever student conference based around starting a career in the sports industry next week.

23 January 2018

Loughborough student wins national scholarship for engineering talent

Alfredo Stock, a first-year Mechanical Engineering student at Loughborough University, has celebrated success after receiving a Diamond Jubilee Scholarship.

23 January 2018

Reminder - Staff Gym Offer

Take advantage of our special offer on gym memberships, with two week's use of Holywell Fitness Centre available for just £10 until Wednesday 31 January.

22 January 2018

Get your sleep sorted before you tackle diet and exercise – tips for nodding off

Your diet and exercise could be negatively affected if you don’t look after your sleep.

22 January 2018

Coffee House Sessions is returning this term

Coffee House Sessions are returning to the Students Union this term, with regular performances from fantastic upcoming and established artists.

22 January 2018

Holocaust Memorial Service

On Friday 26 January Loughborough University will be holding a Holocaust Memorial Service for staff and students led by our Jewish Chaplains.

22 January 2018

Deadline extended to apply for the Inside Out Fund

Don't forget: applications are open for the first round of the Inside Out fund.

21 January 2018

Study spaces on campus

During the exam period some of the main study spaces on campus can get very busy. But remember there are other spaces available where you can revise and work.

19 January 2018

Why is it important for young women to get involved with sport?

New year, new you, or so everyone says. Will 2018 be your year thanks to a change in diet or maybe a new exercise regime?

19 January 2018

Loughborough hosts first Royal Society Fellow

Dr Simone Michele has been awarded a Royal Society CNR International Fellowship to conduct research within Loughborough’s Department of Mathematical Sciences.

18 January 2018

Seven-time Paralympic medallist to present public lecture that highlights the importance of engaging all people with disability in sport

Seven-time Paralympic medallist Dr Cheri Blauwet will present a lecture at the end of the month that looks to emphasise the importance of engaging all people with an impairment in sport and physical activity as a means of promoting population health.

18 January 2018

Dr Leslie Mustoe

We are sad to inform colleagues that Les Mustoe, a well- known retired member of staff from the School of Science, has died.

16 January 2018

How to use nanotechnology safely in construction and demolition

Self-cleaning windows, very high strength concrete and thin, lightweight, super-efficient insulation – just three examples of new building materials with impressive properties made possible by nanotechnologies that manipulate materials atom by atom.

16 January 2018

Most people do not understand willpower – here’s how to make it work for you

If you're only relying on willpower to stick to your New Year’s resolutions there's a chance you might be struggling right about now.

16 January 2018

Lawrence Couling De La Rosa

We are sad to have to inform you that Lawrence Couling De La Rosa, a student within the School of the Arts, English and Drama, has died.

15 January 2018

Imago Venues puts local suppliers at heart of food and beverage offering

Imago Venues is focusing more closely on local producers as it develops its food and beverage offering.

15 January 2018

Getting the best out of your fitness tracker

Most fitness trackers provide valid and reliable measures of physical activity, for example, counting steps and activity minutes.

15 January 2018

Semester 1 exams: Don’t forget your student ID card

You must remember to bring your student ID card with you when you attend your exams. You will need to place it on your desk at the start of each exam so that it can be checked by an invigilator.

15 January 2018

Suffering from the January blues? Help is at hand

The third Monday in January is often known as Blue Monday.

15 January 2018

Cross-sex hormone therapy could be the answer for treating eating disorders in transgender people

Hormone therapy could reduce eating disorder symptoms in transgender people, a new study has found.

15 January 2018

Don't forget: Staff can now apply for the Inside Out Fund

Don't forget: staff are welcomed to apply for the first round of the Inside Out fund

12 January 2018

University academics contribute to landmark handbook on physical activity policy and practice

Thirty current and former Loughborough University academics have contributed to a landmark publication on physical activity policy and practice.

12 January 2018

Simple ways to improve your child’s diet this New Year

Knowing what to feed your child to keep them healthy is only half the battle.

11 January 2018

Top tips for a good night’s sleep

Many people don’t get enough sleep. Juggling work, family life and social activities can leave us in a constant state of tiredness.

10 January 2018

Loughborough University joins Universities UK International campaign

Loughborough University has signed up to be part of a campaign called Go International: Stand Out, which has been developed by Universities UK International (UUKi).

10 January 2018

Semester 1 examinations: Updated timetable including seat numbers

An updated timetable for Semester 1 Examinations, including seat numbers (where appropriate), has now been made available via the LEARN server.

9 January 2018

Take advantage of #lboroexperts to support your New Year health plan

Have you made a New Year resolution to exercise more? You need to look no further than campus for the very best advice and guidance available.

9 January 2018

Support for your exam preparations

With exams approaching for many of you, here’s a reminder of the services and support available to you.

9 January 2018

Reading Ahead Challenge launching Friday

The Reading Ahead Challenge is launching Friday 12 January.

9 January 2018

Loughborough academic listed as a finalist for the 2018 FDM Everywoman in Technology awards

Dr Will Whittow has been listed as a finalist for the 2018 FDM Everywoman in Technology awards.

8 January 2018

Community groups awarded University donations

The first round of Loughborough University’s Community Donation Open Fund 2017/18 has been awarded to a range of community groups.

8 January 2018

Final swimmers added to England Commonwealth Games team

Team England have finalised their swimming and athletics squads for the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast, taking the number of Loughborough swimmers to nine and athletes to 23.

8 January 2018

Staff invited to bid for 2017/18 Inside Out Fund

The University is delighted to kick off the first round of the Inside Out fund, as part of the Community Donations Funds programme for the academic year 2017/18.

8 January 2018

The basics of losing weight – a fool-proof way to shed pounds

You will never find a simpler, more effective way of losing weight than this… eat less, exercise more.

5 January 2018

New Year’s Honours for Loughborough alumni

Three alumnae, an honorary graduate and a Loughborough-based athlete have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list 2018 for services to UK Sport and Design.

5 January 2018

You don’t need the gym to HIIT your New Year goals

Nowhere in the calendar do two months clash as much as December and January.

4 January 2018

Set goals and succeed like an Olympian: How to inject staying power into your New Year pledges

Goal-setting makes Olympic champions, according to Loughborough University sport and performance psychologist Dr David Fletcher.

2 January 2018

Staff Gym Offer

To kick off 2018 in style we're offering staff a special offer on gym memberships, with two week's use of Holywell Fitness Centre available for just £10.

2 January 2018

Fruit Routes Harvest Celebration saw biggest turnout yet, despite stormy weather

The annual Fruit Routes Harvest Celebration returned to the University in autumn and, despite the weather being a little on the grey side, it saw its biggest turnout yet.

2 January 2018

Phishing emails

There have been a handful of reports of staff receiving phishing emails over the Christmas break.

22 December 2017

Women and men needed for high street brand flip flop study

Twenty women and 10 men with the shoe size 5, 7 or 9 are needed for a flip flop study for a high street brand.

22 December 2017

Loughborough University’s plans for technology transfer

Loughborough and seven other universities in the Midlands are collaborating in technology transfer, it has been announced.

21 December 2017

Venues announced for Semester 1 exams

The exam timetables have now been updated to include venue details on LEARN. If you have any queries, please contact your school administrators.

21 December 2017

School of Business and Economics amongst 1% of business schools worldwide to achieve triple accreditation

The School of Business and Economics has been awarded five years of accreditation by the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).

20 December 2017

LSU Christmas Food Drive reaches new records

Loughborough Students’ Union Action team set themselves a new record this year as part of their annual Christmas food drive to support local charities.

20 December 2017

New research to help truck drivers get their health back on the road

A new Loughborough University-led study is helping truck drivers get healthy by encouraging higher levels of physical activity and a healthier diet that fits in with their work schedule.

20 December 2017

Christmas has your number when it comes to slumber – why certain people struggle to sleep over the festive period

Prepare to be ‘found out’ if you have a hidden predisposition for insomnia – Christmas exposes all your sleep vulnerabilities.

20 December 2017

Print and post staff acknowledged for outstanding service

Vice-Chancellor Bob Allison paid a surprise visit on Tuesday to Print and Post room staff.

19 December 2017

Discourse and Rhetoric Group celebrates 30th anniversary with special video

A world-leading University group that researches language and social interaction in society is celebrating its 30th anniversary and, to mark the occasion, a special tribute video has been made.

19 December 2017

‘Tis the season to be fussy… how to encourage your children to eat their sprouts

Evolutionary biology gives children a wonderful gift at Christmas… a proven scientific excuse for disliking sprouts.

19 December 2017

Student Village Developments well under way

Good progress has been made on the construction of the Student Village development.

19 December 2017

Renowned space scientist receives Honorary Doctorate from Loughborough University

Space scientist and BBC Sky at Night presenter Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of the University “in recognition of her contributions to science”.

15 December 2017

Loughborough University London celebrates second graduation ceremony

Loughborough University London celebrated its graduation ceremony yesterday (Thursday 14 December), honouring the achievements of more than 400 students.

15 December 2017

What makes a Christmas film? (An expert’s top five festive flicks)

Andrew Dix, Lecturer in American Studies at Loughborough University, breaks down five Christmas films to watch during the festive period.

14 December 2017

Loughborough University events set to inspire students of the future

Loughborough University is set to inspire the students of the future with a series of taster days.

14 December 2017

Online system for PDR 2017/18 now available

The online system for the PDR process for 2017/18 is now live.

14 December 2017

Supermarket pricing means some Christmas shoppers are paying 1000% more for Brussels sprouts

Christmas shoppers could find themselves paying up to 1000% more for their sprouts this December because of confusing prices at UK supermarkets.

14 December 2017

Exploring the role of youth, sport and cultural interventions for sustainable development

A new international research project will explore the role of sport, cultural and educational programmes in promoting sustainable development in three low and middle-income countries.

13 December 2017

More than 600,000 youngsters are at risk of ‘holiday hunger’ this Christmas

This Christmas more than 600,000 children are at risk of going hungry.

13 December 2017

Online Learning Platform Lynda.com now available

A new online learning platform and downloadable App, Lynda.com, is now freely available for both staff and students.

13 December 2017

Professor Andrew Dainty appointed as new School Dean

Loughborough University is delighted to announce that Professor Andrew Dainty has been appointed as the next Dean of the School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering.

12 December 2017

Loughborough hall committees work together to raise almost £5,500 for the Movember Foundation

University hall committees came together last month to raise almost £5,500 for the Movember Foundation.

12 December 2017

Loughborough University helping to drive growth across the UK

The importance of Loughborough University to the economy and employment, both regionally and nationally, has been highlighted by a new report.

12 December 2017

Support Save the Children by wearing your favourite festive jumper

This year’s National Christmas Jumper Day will take place on Friday 15 December.

11 December 2017

Students and young members of the community brought together through research project

A Loughborough University research project, which aimed to bring students and young people from different walks of life together through creative workshops, has been hailed a success.

7 December 2017

Research Engineers needed to help shape High Speed 2

The University is looking to recruit four research engineers to work on an exciting new partnership with High Speed Two Ltd (HS2), the largest construction project in Europe.

7 December 2017

New campaign encourages students to ‘Speak Out Now’ against sexual violence

The University and Students’ Union are running a new campaign that encourages students to talk about harassment and sexual assault.

6 December 2017

Introducing the Employee Assistance Programme

Members of staff across the University can now take advantage of the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

5 December 2017

Chance to buy Christmas gifts from Loughborough student and graduate businesses

Have you ever wondered what kind of products Loughborough University student and graduate businesses sell?

5 December 2017

Reminder: Help others this Christmas with LSU’s shoe box appeal

The Loughborough Students’ Union Action team needs your help this Christmas to donate items to a number of local charities.

4 December 2017

Seminar on life-writing within the Spanish anarchist movement

Loughborough University staff and students are invited to a talk on life-writing within the Spanish anarchist movement.

4 December 2017

Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie Peacock launches University’s experts’ guide to a happy and healthy Christmas and New Year

The University has launched a Christmas and New Year health and wellbeing campaign – an eight-week initiative which aims to inspire positive changes to physical and mental prosperity.

1 December 2017

Loughborough wins two top accolades at Times Higher Education Awards

Loughborough University won two top accolades at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards last night (Thursday 30 November), winning Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year and Technological Innovation of the Year.

29 November 2017

Award winning run continues for Spit Happens

The Loughborough University, Loughborough Students’ Union, Anthony Nolan and the Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign, Spit Happens continued its award winning run last night picking up the Anthony Nolan Supporters Award (ANSAs) for Recruiter of the Year.

29 November 2017

New research examining the under-representation of BAME coaches in professional football

Loughborough academic Dr Steven Bradbury will be presenting new research findings on the levels of representation and experiences of black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) coaches in professional football this week.

28 November 2017

Campus parcels service

Christmas is coming and the elves in the campus parcels service are experiencing high volumes of incoming mail and parcels at the moment.

28 November 2017

Loughborough hosts forest education network 10-year celebration

Loughborough University hosted the Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire Forest Education Network 10-year celebration anniversary event this week; bringing together practitioners, organisations and researchers from across the region.

24 November 2017

Loughborough student presented with prestigious award

Loughborough student Tom Wood has been recognised for his commitment to yachting and will be presented with a Youth Award.

24 November 2017

Loughborough University buries time-capsule with De Lisle College

Loughborough University is delighted to have buried a time-capsule with students from De Lisle College.

22 November 2017

Images from the University’s Maya Project to feature in new exhibition

Images from a Loughborough social enterprise project which captures the lives of the Maya, the largest living group of Native Americans, are included in the new Virtual Museum of Human Ecology.

22 November 2017

New online accident reporting system now live

A new online accident reporting system is now live.

22 November 2017

Loughborough Professor takes part in international low-carbon vehicles event

Loughborough’s Professor Graham Hargrave, and Research Associate Jonathan Wilson took part in a low carbon vehicles event at the British Embassy in Paris last week.

21 November 2017

Cyber security best practice award for University

The University has been awarded the Cyber Essentials Plus certification.

21 November 2017

PDR Roleplay Sessions still available

Roleplay sessions for PDR Reviewers are still available for booking.

21 November 2017

Hugely successful ‘Afternoon of Fun at The Old Rectory Museum’

On Saturday 21 October two Loughborough academics Sara Read and Lyndsey Bakewell, from the School of the Arts, English and Drama, teamed up with the LSU Shakespeare Society and the volunteers at the Old Rectory Museum, to offer a hugely successful afternoon of joke telling and fun with a historical twist.

21 November 2017

New National Theatre comedy screens in Loughborough

LU Arts will be hosting a live screening of National Theatre Live: Young Marx on Thursday 7 December at the Cope Auditorium from 7pm.

21 November 2017

Learning Curve: The Story of Loughborough Football

As with many sports teams at Loughborough University, the football team juggle getting good grades with achieving results on the pitch.

21 November 2017

Connected and automated vehicle project aims to steer the next generation of automated public transport

A £17 million scheme to create a driverless transport testing area in the streets around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London is due to be up and running by spring 2019.

21 November 2017

Important improvements to the process for academic attendance monitoring

The University is seeking to improve the way it records and monitors the attendance of students on taught programmes.

21 November 2017

University Choir brings Christmas spirit to Loughborough

On Wednesday 6 December, the University Choir will be performing a special concert as the countdown to Christmas begins.

20 November 2017

New arts programme explores relationship between music and place

An innovative Loughborough University arts project is to explore how music and geography interact.

20 November 2017

Speech Bubble series returns

Speech Bubble will be making a return this academic year, starting on Monday 4 December at Loughborough Students’ Union.

20 November 2017

Scholarship set up in memory of alumna killed in car accident

The family of a Loughborough University alumna, who was involved in a fatal car accident, have started a scholarship in her memory.

17 November 2017

Teaching Innovation Awards 2018 now open

Do you want to make your teaching and learning more engaging, inspiring and innovative? Would you like to resolve an issue in teaching or learning in your discipline? Tackle issues of working in a group or team?

17 November 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury visits Loughborough University for special event

The Archbishop of Canterbury visited the Loughborough campus on Wednesday 15 November for an event titled “The Archbishop in Conversation”.

16 November 2017

Academics invited to give evidence to House of Lords Select Committee

Dr Line Nyhagen and Dr Sarah Mills from the School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences were recently invited to give evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement.

15 November 2017

Single-earner families face living standards drop

Cuts to Universal Credit will leave many low income families worse off despite tax changes and a rising National Living Wage, new analysis by Loughborough University has revealed.

15 November 2017

Amazon Lockers now available in Herbert Manzoni

A new Amazon Locker is now available for use in the Herbert Manzoni building, so that you can easily Click and Collect on campus.

15 November 2017

Government economists and analysts visit Loughborough University

On 8 November, representatives from the Department of International Trade (DTI) and the Department of Business, Enterprise and Industrial Strategy visited the School of Business and Economics.

15 November 2017

Applications close 24 Nov for the Telephone Fundraising Team

Would you like an enjoyable and rewarding part time job on campus in February and March 2018?

15 November 2017

The Chamber Ensemble of London performs at Loughborough

The Chamber Ensemble of London, consisting of 14 string players, will be performing at Loughborough University’s Martin Hall on Saturday 25 November.

14 November 2017

Help others this Christmas with LSU’s shoe box appeal

The Loughborough Students’ Union Action team needs your help this Christmas to donate items to a number of local charities.

13 November 2017

Acoustic Night series begins at Loughborough Students’ Union

LU Arts launch their Acoustic Night series this month, beginning on 20 November.

13 November 2017

University’s marketing wins public relations and digital print awards

Loughborough’s marketing team won no fewer than eight awards at three ceremonies last week.

13 November 2017

Reminder: Information for students – Electoral Register

Loughborough University is committed to providing eligible students with the opportunity to take part in the electoral and democratic processes of the country.

13 November 2017

Loughborough University London to play key role in Sports Analytics World Series

On Friday 24th November 2017 Loughborough University London will be the lead academic partner for the UK leg of the Sports Analytics World Series, the first of seven global events over the next 12 months.

10 November 2017

English lecturer’s latest work is a literary tour full of surprises

Dr Oliver Tearle, founder of the popular Interesting Literature blog, has scoured the country to write Britain by the Book: A Curious Tour of Our Literary Landscape, a collection of surprising and little-known stories behind classic works of literature.

10 November 2017

Loughborough academic involved in largest ever study of its kind into physical activity’s benefits to mental wellbeing

A Loughborough University academic has worked with the mental health charity Mind on a landmark two-year study showing that people with mental health problems who are more regularly active have better mental wellbeing.

9 November 2017

PDR Roleplay Sessions available

Roleplay sessions for PDR Reviewers are now available for booking.

8 November 2017

Childcare vouchers are changing

Following a review of support for working families, the Government has confirmed that the existing childcare voucher scheme will be replaced by a Tax-Free Childcare scheme (TFC) from April 2018.

7 November 2017

General Assembly, 8 November: Opportunity to hear from the Vice-Chancellor

All University staff are invited to attend the upcoming meeting of General Assembly on Wednesday 8 November.

7 November 2017

Volunteers wanted for new BBC television series

The BBC will be visiting Loughborough University on Thursday 23 November to film part of a new television series called ‘The Truth About Getting Fit’, presented by Michael Mosley.

7 November 2017

Are you ready for PDR 2017/18?

The PDR process for 2017/18 will shortly be getting underway.

6 November 2017

Poems exploring identity and migration win this year’s record-breaking Overton Poetry Prize

Pnina Shinebourne has been declared the winner of the Overton Poetry Prize 2017 with a sequence of poems entitled Uproot.

6 November 2017

Creative Writing lecturer to become poet-in-residence at a popular Leicestershire park

Dr Kerry Featherstone, who oversees the School’s MA in Creative Writing, will take up the role as part of a new project based on creative inspiration at Bradgate Park in Leicestershire.

6 November 2017

EPSRC photo competition launches for 2017

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is launching its science photo competition for the fifth year.

3 November 2017

Institute of Advanced Studies to host debate on illiberal democracy in Central and Eastern Europe

An academic debate titled “Is there a future for liberal democracy in Central and Eastern Europe?” will be held at Loughborough University on 9 November, hosted by the Institute of Advanced Studies.

3 November 2017

Latest John Atkin sculpture unveiled in Toronto

Renowned Loughborough sculptor John Atkin has unveiled his latest sculpture, ‘Access to Justice’ in Toronto’s McMurtry Gardens of Justice.

2 November 2017

Institute of Advanced Studies brings world-leading communication scholars to Loughborough

The Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) at Loughborough University is running a series of events on the theme of Communication, in collaboration with colleagues from the Centre for Research in Communication and Culture.

2 November 2017

Global leader in sport business joins Loughborough University London

Aaron Smith has been appointed as Professor of Sport Business at Loughborough University London.

2 November 2017

Legendary musical to be broadcast live from National Theatre

LU Arts will host a live screening of National Theatre Live: Follies on Thursday 16 November at the Cope Auditorium from 7pm.

1 November 2017

Personalised exam timetables

You may be aware that the first examination period this year at the University will begin from Monday 15 January 2018.

31 October 2017

Pub Science – climate change, an uncertain future?

On Thursday 16 November, LU Arts will present the first of this year’s ‘Pub Science’ series, exploring the theme of climate change.

30 October 2017

IT’s time for something new

New IT products and services for staff are on the way. You’ll benefit from these by being able to work flexibly, efficiently and collaboratively – as well as reliably and securely both on and off campus.

30 October 2017

Holywell Park achieves sixth VenueVerdict Gold

Imago Venues’ dedicated conferencs and meetings venue, Holywell Park Conference Centre, has once again achieved the highest possible accolade in the BDRC Continental VenueVerdict.

27 October 2017

Loughborough’s youth express their thoughts on Brexit through artworks

Loughborough University will be holding an exhibition and panel discussion that showcases the views of young people on the theme of Britain after Brexit. The event is titled ‘Our Nation’s Future: Loughborough Youth Creative Visions’.

27 October 2017

You are twice as likely to develop dementia if you are single

Being single can almost double the risk for dementia, a new study has found.

26 October 2017

Sustainable product design survey needs industry experts to get involved

Loughborough University and the British Standards’ Committee on Design for Manufacturing, Assembly, Disassembly and End of Life Processing (MADE, TDW/4/7), are working together on a new project to find out how much sustainability issues feature in modern product design.

26 October 2017

Advanced Technology Innovation Centre connects college students to businesses

Loughborough University’s Advanced Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC) in collaboration with Segura organised an event on 13 October where students from De Lisle College had the opportunity to network with businesses.

25 October 2017

Register to have your say in future elections

As a student, you are able to register to vote both at your home address and your term-time address.

25 October 2017

Alumnus lands Gambian Football Head Coach position

Loughborough University alumnus Mattar M’Boge has landed an exciting new role as The Gambia’s U20 Football Head Coach.

25 October 2017

Outstanding students recognised at academic excellence awards

Students studying a range of subjects from Maths to Psychology were awarded scholarships for academic excellence at a celebratory dinner held at Loughborough University on Monday 23 October.

25 October 2017

The Medicine Box services for staff and students

The University’s on-site pharmacy, The Medicine Box, is offering the winter flu jab service for staff and students to stay protected from flu this year.

24 October 2017

Loughborough Gold honey sale

On Thursday 26 October, there will be a Loughborough Gold honey sale at the Sustainability office.

24 October 2017

Brits qualify for Wheelchair Tennis World Tour finale at Loughborough University

Great Britain’s Alfie Hewett, Gordon Reid, Lucy Shuker and Andy Lapthorne have all qualified to take part in the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters at Loughborough University next month – the season finale to the UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis World Tour.

20 October 2017

Military visit marks renewed partnership between Loughborough University and the MOD

Loughborough University and the Ministry of Defence (MOD) have re-signed a Memorandum of Understanding, officially marking their continued partnership.

20 October 2017

Fine Art student competing in Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year competition

Third-year artist Benji Thomas has been chosen to compete in the illustrious Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year competition.

19 October 2017

Renowned expert on feminist art theory joins Loughborough University

Hilary Robinson has joined Loughborough University as Professor of Feminism, Art and Theory.

19 October 2017

Black History Month Carnival at LSU

Loughborough Students’ Union will be hosting a carnival for the first time as part of their Black History Month programme this year.

19 October 2017

Run the London Marathon with #TeamAutism

Two places are available for Loughborough University staff members to take part in next year’s London Marathon for the National Autistic Society.

19 October 2017

The Institute for Sport Business partners with the Portuguese Football Federation

The Institute for Sport Business at Loughborough University London is partnering with the Portuguese Football Federation to deliver on a new football management course for executive leaders.

18 October 2017

£7m Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel to be added to Imago Venues portfolio from 2018

Loughborough University is creating a dedicated 4-star Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (EAC) comprised of 44 bedrooms. The facility will be run by Imago Venues – Loughborough University’s dedicated hotel, conference and events provider.

18 October 2017

Study reveals how Forest Schools can benefit children’s development

Forest Schools are a growing phenomenon in the UK, but what impact does getting children outside of the classroom have on their overall development? Researchers at Loughborough University hope to find out.

18 October 2017

Donate your unwanted books on campus

Staff and students are encouraged to donate any unwanted books at the University Library as part of the Better World Books scheme.

17 October 2017

Electoral Register – information for students

Loughborough University is committed to providing eligible students with the opportunity to take part in the electoral and democratic processes of the country.

16 October 2017

Celebrating animation and sport at the National Football Museum

Loughborough University’s Animation Academy is joining forces with the National Football Museum to present ‘The Beautiful Frame: Animation and Sport’.

16 October 2017

Reminder: Fruit Routes harvest returns to campus

Staff, students and the local community are invited to the celebrations, which features a campus apple 'bake off'.

16 October 2017

New Loughborough Sports App now available

Loughborough Sport has launched a new app, downloadable on all mobile devices, to make sure that every student has the opportunity to enjoy sport – and with ease!

13 October 2017

Scientists discover new method for tissue regeneration inspired by nature

Scientists have found a way of mimicking our body’s natural healing process, using cell derived nano-sized particles called vesicles, to repair damaged tissue.

13 October 2017

LU Arts to run creative storytelling workshop at Loogabarooga Festival

LU Arts will be running a creative workshop at Loogabarooga Festival on Tuesday 24 October from 11am-4pm.

12 October 2017

Creative Community Day taking place at Loughborough University

Loughborough University is hosting a Creative Community Day on Saturday 28 October 2017.

12 October 2017

NT Live: Hamlet comes to Loughborough

LU Arts will host an encore screening of National Theatre Live: Hamlet on Thursday 26 October at the Cope Auditorium from 7pm.

11 October 2017

Loughborough University to debate Catalonia’s battle for independence

An academic debate on Catalonia’s fight for independence is being hosted by Loughborough University on Tuesday October 17.

11 October 2017

Don't forget: Loughborough Enterprise Network launching Friday

The official launch of the Loughborough Enterprise Network is taking place on Friday 13 October, from 4-5pm in the James France building.

11 October 2017

Loughborough holds onto 6th place in 2018 Times Higher Education ‘Table of Tables’

Loughborough has retained its 6th place ranking for the second year in the Times Higher Education (THE) ‘Table of Tables’, consolidating its position as one of the country’s top universities.

11 October 2017

LSU celebrates Black History Month

A range of fantastic evening events are lined up for staff and students, to help celebrate Black History Month, from the 15-28 October.

11 October 2017

Community groups invited to bid for University funding through the Open Fund

Community and voluntary groups in Charnwood are being offered the chance to bid for funding through the University’s annual Donations Fund Programme.

10 October 2017

Retirement Dinner 2017

On Monday 9 October 2017, previous members of staff from Loughborough University were invited to attend a dinner at Burleigh Court with the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Allison, to mark their retirement. The retirement dinner is an annual event and this year’s list of recipients were as follows:

9 October 2017

Inspiring women at Loughborough: Guest speakers describe their paths through academia

An event aimed at inspiring women to succeed will focus in the careers of four Loughborough academics.

9 October 2017

Professor Sue Hignett to give inaugural lecture

Professor Sue Hignett, Associate Dean (Teaching) and Professor of Healthcare Ergonomics and Patient Safety at the University’s Design School, will deliver her inaugural lecture on Wednesday 18 October.

9 October 2017

Loughborough lecturer wins Women’s Engineering Society Award

Dr Will Whittow, a senior lecturer at Loughborough University’s School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, has been awarded the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) award ‘Men as Allies’.

9 October 2017

International award for Charnwood Connect project

A Loughborough University collaboration designed to promote joint working between voluntary and public sector organisations has won first prize in the international Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital Excellence Awards.

9 October 2017

E-essentials course for staff and students

The Environmental Essentials eLearning course provides an ideal opportunity for staff and students to understand the work of the sustainability team, the environmental aspects of the campus, key compliance obligations and how to help.

6 October 2017

Loughborough amongst global elite with five-star plus rating

Loughborough University is one of only 15 universities in the world to be awarded a five-star plus rating – the highest available – in an independent assessment of its performance.

6 October 2017

Three Loughborough University London graduates shortlisted for national graduate enterprise competition

Three former students from Loughborough University London have been shortlisted to win a prestigious competition for graduate entrepreneurs.

6 October 2017

University launching new Loughborough Enterprise Network

The official launch of the Loughborough Enterprise Network is taking place on Friday 13 October, from 4-5pm in the James France building.

5 October 2017

LSU’s ‘Pick a Project’ evening for students and staff

Loughborough Students’ Union will soon host their ‘Pick a Project’ night, taking place at the Union on Thursday 12 October between 7pm-9pm.

5 October 2017

University rewards long service

On Monday 9 October 2017 at Burleigh Court, members of staff at Loughborough University will be presented with a certificate by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Allison, to mark 25 years’ service.

5 October 2017

EXPERT OPINION: Naturally selecting jihad over evolution... How Turkey’s education system is being politicised

Dr Ali Bilgic, Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, discusses the recent news that the theory of evolution is gone from school biology textbooks in Turkey.

5 October 2017

Programme Rep nominations now open

Nominations have now opened for this year’s Programme Rep elections.

5 October 2017

Loughborough Students Rugby pull off whirlwind victory against Hartpury in BUCS opener

Loughborough Students Rugby Football Club (LSRFC) secured an emphatic 36-15 victory in their opening game of the 2017/18 BUCS Super Rugby competition, beating defending champions and rivals Hartpury RFC in front of a brilliant home crowd.

5 October 2017

Social Sciences makes top 100 in global THE ranking

Social Sciences at Loughborough University has been ranked 98th in the world in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) subject rankings.

4 October 2017

University neighbourhood officer recognised with award

The neighbourhood officer for Loughborough University has been named Leicestershire Police’s Dedicated Neighbourhood Officer of the Year 2017.

4 October 2017

Loughborough named ‘Best Careers Service’ in the UK

Loughborough University’s careers service has been named the best in the UK by Student Crowd.

4 October 2017

Vintage Fair coming to Students Union

Following its previous success, the Vintage Fair is returning to the Students Union on Sunday 8 October.

4 October 2017

Van Kuijk Quartet to perform at Martin Hall

International musicians Van Kuijk Quartet will be performing at Loughborough University’s Martin Hall on Saturday 21 October.

4 October 2017

Loughborough to play its part in the biggest sports-acceleration network in the world

HYPE Foundation, a global platform that connects and invests in sports innovation, has this week launched its “SPIN Lab”, a global acceleration program focusing on developing innovation in sports.

4 October 2017

First Loughborough athletes heading to the Commonwealth Games unveiled

A quintet of swimmers have become the first Loughborough athletes to confirm their places at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, as Team England unveiled their first wave of swimming selections today.

3 October 2017

Major legacy donation invested into new architecture programme

Loughborough University has received a £2.5million legacy donation from Reginald W.J. Hewson, the largest bequest the University has ever received.

3 October 2017

Coffee House Sessions returning to the Students Union

The Coffee House Sessions are returning to the Students Union this term, with regular performances from fantastic upcoming and established artists.

3 October 2017

Harvest fruits on your lunchtime break

Throughout October, there will be a number of opportunities to go out and harvest apples from around the University campus as part of the Fruit Routes event.

2 October 2017

Student Village Developments – An Update

Construction works have started for the Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel as well as the new halls of residence which are due for completion in autumn 2018 and 2019 respectively.

2 October 2017

Industry placement student creates instrument with ice

Loughborough University student Leah Edwards recently completed her industrial placement with National Instruments as an Applications Engineer, during which she created a robotic musical instrument with wind chimes and dry ice.

2 October 2017

Fruit Routes harvest returns to campus

The annual Fruit Routes harvest event returns to Loughborough University from 18 – 21 October with a range of enjoyable harvesting activities.

2 October 2017

PhD student returns to London’s Benjamin Franklin House Museum

Dr Christian DeFeo, a PhD student at Loughborough’s Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering is returning to London’s prestigious Benjamin Franklin House

29 September 2017

Appy days

As the new academic year gets underway, the University has launched a brand new mobile app designed to help students keep up-to-date with news and information and the range of services available to them across campus.

29 September 2017

University cleaners are runners-up at the annual BACHE awards

Two cleaners from Loughborough University were runners up in two different categories at this year’s British Association of Cleaning in Higher Education (BACHE) Annual Awards.

28 September 2017

Loughborough entrepreneur begins third Kickstarter campaign

Simon Lyons, a Product Design and The Studio graduate, has begun his third venture on Kickstarter, to fund his new product Mobu: The World’s Most Versatile Cable Clip.

28 September 2017

Loughborough’s Professor Vicky Tolfrey receives International Paralympic Committee award

Professor Vicky Tolfrey was presented with an International Paralympic Committee award at the opening ceremony of the 2017 Vista Conference in Toronto, Canada.

28 September 2017

Partition memories of British Asians are to be recorded as part of a £1 million project to understand 70 years since the creation of India and Pakistan

Partition and its influence on community identity in the UK will be examined as part of a £1 million study which aims to collect the experiences of British citizens who once called India and Pakistan, ‘home’.

27 September 2017

University partner announces £9.5m world-class skills centre

MIRA Technology Park – the UK’s leading automotive Technology Park and Enterprise Zone – has announced the construction of the MIRA Technology Institute.

27 September 2017

Loughborough technician named Improver of the Year

Jonathan Cripps, Mechanical Technician at Loughborough University, has been named the Harland Roberts Engineer Improver of the Year 2017.

27 September 2017

Loughborough success in national society awards

A number of Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) societies have been successful in the 2017 National Society Awards.

27 September 2017

Timetable for Language Centre 2017-18 Evening Classes released

The new 2017-18 timetable for evening classes at the University’s Language Centre has been released.

26 September 2017

Excellence100 campaign searches for more academic stars

Loughborough University is embarking on the next phase of its Excellence100 staff recruitment campaign.

26 September 2017

Your Charnwood, Your Say

Charnwood Borough Council is once again carrying out its residents' survey, in order to find out how satisfied residents are with its services and life in the borough.

26 September 2017

Sustainability projects reach finals in Green Gown Awards

Loughborough University has reached the finals in this year’s Green Gown Awards in recognition of its sustainability initiatives.

25 September 2017

Car park closures during Fresher’s

Please note that new students will be arriving for the new academic year on Tuesday 26th Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th September.

25 September 2017

New Central Park Teaching Hub in Wavy Top open from Wednesday 27 September

The University are delighted to announce the Wavy Top Building – Central Park Teaching Hub will be open and ready for Semester One.

25 September 2017

Students encouraged to #THINKcommunity

Students are being encouraged to think, think, think about their local area at the start of a new term in Loughborough.

25 September 2017

Loughborough achieves environmental management re-accreditation

Loughborough University has achieved re-accreditation to ISO 14001 for environmental management, including an upgrade to the new ISO 14001: 2015 standard.

22 September 2017

Exploring the future of retail at Loughborough University

On 28 September, Loughborough’s School of Business and Economics will host a celebration of 25 years of retail education and research with a one-day event featuring presentations, workshops and discussions.

22 September 2017

Loughborough climbs to 7th in Times Good University Guide

Loughborough has been ranked 7th out of 131 UK universities in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 – its highest ever position.

22 September 2017

Volume magazine now available on mobile

At the last set of open days the University’s new online magazine Volume was launched. As the September open days get underway, we are pleased to announce that the magazine is now available to view on mobile devices.

21 September 2017

Stress control workshops

‘Stress control’ is a programme for both staff and students at Loughborough University who experience stress on a regular basis and would like to find out ways to manage this alongside other conditions such as anxiety and depression.

21 September 2017

Alternative staff travel for Open Days

As many of you will know, on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 September the University will be hosting its second set of open days for 2017. There will be a significant amount of traffic on campus. To enable prospective students to have a positive experience on campus please consider adjusting how you travel to work on Friday.

21 September 2017

Margaret Keay road now fully open

Please note Margaret Keay Road is now fully open following the works by the Hockey Pavilion Car Park this morning which are linked to the Student Village Developments.

21 September 2017

Terracotta Warriors exhibition featuring Loughborough artist opens in Brussels

A unique exhibition of sculptures based on China’s world-famous Terracotta Warriors opens today (21 September) in Brussels, featuring work by internationally renowned Loughborough University sculptor John Atkin.

20 September 2017

Entrepreneurial Loughborough students attend European Innovation Academy

This summer, six Loughborough students and graduates attended the European Innovation Academy, a three-week entrepreneurship programme based in Portugal.

20 September 2017

Margaret Keay Road closure - Thursday 21 September

Margaret Keay Road will be closed on Thursday 21 September to facilitate the service diversions for the data cabling linked to the Student Village Development.

20 September 2017

Design school graduates achieve success at the 2017 James Dyson Awards

Two graduates from Loughborough Design School have been named finalists in the UK James Dyson Awards.

19 September 2017

Recycle Week 25 September – 1 October

Recycle Week takes place from Monday 25 September to Sunday 1 October across the country. The theme for this year is ‘Recycling – it’s worth it’.

19 September 2017

Major investment sees partner expand operations at Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park

Interface Polymers, based at the University’s Science and Enterprise Park (LUSEP) has secured a £2m investment round led by private capital investment group 24Haymarket to advance its unique Polarfin® copolymer additive technology.

19 September 2017

Take Your Lunch Break Day returns on 20 September

A second edition of the University’s Take Your Lunch Break day will take place tomorrow (Wednesday 20 September) from 12 – 2pm.

18 September 2017

Telephone callers needed for Destinations of Leavers survey

The Careers Network is looking for members of staff to telephone recent graduates to ask about their career destinations as part of the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.

15 September 2017

Loughborough University Postgraduate Arts Degree Show 2017

The Loughborough University Postgraduate Arts Degree Show is an opportunity to view the original and innovative work produced by graduating MA Graphic Design and Visualisation and MA Art and Design (Studio Practice) students.

12 September 2017

Geography research secures half a million in British Academy funding

Loughborough’s Department of Geography has secured over £500k in funding for two research projects from the British Academy Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).

12 September 2017

Loughborough lecturer appointed Prince Claus Chair of the ISS

Ali Bilgic, a lecturer in politics and international relations at Loughborough University has been named as the new Price Claus Chair of the Institute of Social Studies (ISS).

11 September 2017

International climate change conference hosted by Loughborough University from tomorrow

An international climate change conference will bring experts to Loughborough to discuss the threats, solutions and technology associated with the growing environmental phenomenon.

11 September 2017

Loughborough conference traces the experience of drawing

From 19-20 September, a two-day conference organised by the School of Arts, English and Drama will examine the experience of drawing.

7 September 2017

Reminder: Handicraft Unit furniture auction and exhibition opening tomorrow

The University will tomorrow (8 September) unveil a rich collection of period furniture for auction from the Handicraft Unit, a programme established in the 1930s which trained students in furniture making under leading craftsmen.

7 September 2017

Loughborough shortlisted for four Times Higher Education awards

Loughborough University has been shortlisted for four Times Higher Education (THE) Awards – for Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year, Excellence and Innovation in the Arts, the International Impact Award, and Technological Innovation of the Year.

6 September 2017

Cycle to Work Day 2017

Cycle to Work Day will be held on 13 September. The national event, now in its fifth year, encourages everyone to travel to work by bike.

6 September 2017

Epinal Way closed Sunday 17 September

Please be aware that Epinal Way will be closed for one day on Sunday 17 September to allow Leicestershire County Council to undertake carriageway patching works.

5 September 2017

Textile design research conference to be held at Loughborough University London

A one-day conference at Loughborough University London will explore collaborations in textile design research on 13 September 2017.

4 September 2017

Loughborough’s Emma Leech confirmed as 2018 President-Elect of Chartered Institute of Public Relations

Emma Leech, Loughborough's Director of Marketing and Advancement, will become President-Elect of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) next year.

1 September 2017

University history unveiled with Handicraft Unit furniture auction and exhibition

Loughborough University will unveil a rich collection of period furniture for auction from the Handicraft Unit, a programme established in the 1930s which trained students in furniture making under leading craftsmen.

1 September 2017

Loughborough University triathletes aiming to mix it with the best in the world

Two teams of triathletes from Loughborough University will make the short trip to Nottingham to take part in the British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup tomorrow (2 September).

31 August 2017

Innovative projects reach finals of engineer awards

A number of projects at Loughborough University have reached the finals of Collaborate to Innovate, a highly prestigious awards competition organised by The Engineer.

31 August 2017

LSU Loyalty Scheme changes

From Monday 4 September, you can take advantage of even more benefits through the LSU Loyalty Points scheme.

30 August 2017

Loughborough student sets up first African print swimwear range in the UK

Computing and Management student Jessica Bema Asare has set up the first African print swimwear line in the UK, alongside studying for her degree.

25 August 2017

2017 School Games: Impact on campus, tickets and Fun Zone

The 2017 School Games are being held on campus next week, from Thursday 31st August to Sunday 3rd September inclusive.

25 August 2017

Student Village development works

The new Student Village development will be commencing on site on Tuesday 29 August, and will start with the installation of a temporary bridge of the existing bridge at the Cayley gate.

25 August 2017

Volunteers needed for University Open Days

The University-wide open days attract around 30,000 visitors to the Loughborough campus each year and are thus a crucial part of the University’s student recruitment activity. Four days are held annually to enable Year 12 students and their families to visit academic departments, talk to staff and students, view accommodation and find out more about sport, recreational activities and why Loughborough is one of the leading universities in the country. This year bookings have increased by 62% when compared to this point last year.

24 August 2017

Loughborough graduate to play in the women’s Rugby World Cup for England

Loughborough graduate Harriet Millar-Mills will be part of the England women’s squad this weekend for the Rugby World Cup final against New Zealand.

22 August 2017

Local groups awarded £27,500 from University donation fund

Two organisations have been awarded funds to support their work in the community.

22 August 2017

International collaboration for new construction publication

Dr Kirti Ruikar from the University’s School of Civil and Building Engineering has collaborated with academics from the UK, USA and Australia to produce a new book focusing on information technology (ICT) in the construction industry.

18 August 2017

Waste… let’s get it sorted

Throughout the working day, staff and students across the University will use one of the many recycling bins across campus and decide which bin is appropriate for the discarded item.

17 August 2017

Loughborough Students’ Union Action receives prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) Action has received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2017, the highest possible award given to volunteer groups in the UK.

17 August 2017

Super League Women’s Cricket on campus

On Friday 18 August, the Kia Super League Women’s Cricket will be hosted at Loughborough’s Haslegrave Cricket Pitch.

16 August 2017

Loughborough graduates ranked as some of the top earning employees in the country

Loughborough’s graduates are among the best paid in the country, especially those who have studied communication, business or architecture – a Government survey has revealed.

16 August 2017

Loughborough tops survey of the UK’s most employable design graduates

Loughborough University design graduates have been named ‘most employable’ by a nationwide industry poll.

11 August 2017

Student entrepreneur launches Kickstarter campaign

A Loughborough student has launched a Kickstarter campaign for his ethical clothing venture, The Social Mercenary (TSM).

11 August 2017

National Honey Bee Day

Saturday 19 August is National Honey Bee Day and Loughborough’s Sustainability team is celebrating with competitions for children and adults alike.

9 August 2017

Loughborough top in England for student satisfaction

Loughborough has been ranked the top mainstream university in England for student satisfaction in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS).

8 August 2017

Loughborough student launches new app for planning social events

A Loughborough University student has recently launched an app that can help to plan a night out.

7 August 2017

Campus exhibition explores art, politics and the pamphlet

A campus exhibition, hosted by LU Arts in the Martin Hall Exhibition Space, explores the relationship between art, politics and the pamphlet.

3 August 2017

Notice of planned maintenance – Archibus online service request system

Archibus, the FM online service request system will be unavailable on Wednesday 9 August from 12noon – 1pm.

3 August 2017

Notice of minor works: Hazlerigg fountain pathway lighting

Staff and students are advised that works on the Hazlerigg Fountain pathway will commence on Monday 8 August.

2 August 2017

Parents focus group - participants needed

For the last few years, the Market Research team has undertaken focus groups with Year 12 students in local schools and colleges about the information they need when choosing a university, as well as when and how they use different sources.

1 August 2017

University launches appeal to support dementia research

Loughborough University has launched a fundraising appeal to support innovative research into dementia.

1 August 2017

Overton Poetry Prize deadline approaching

The University is offering budding poets the chance to have their work published.

1 August 2017

Prize announced for young business writers

The next winner of the Bracken Bower Prize could be here at Loughborough.

31 July 2017

Volunteers needed for 2017 School Games

The organisers of the 2017 School Games are looking for volunteers to support the event taking place on campus between 1 – 3 Sept.

31 July 2017

Loughborough graduates among the first to take up Venice Fellowships at the Biennale Arte exhibition

Fine Art graduates Conor Doyle and Joe Philpott have rounded off their degrees with artistic flourish by earning fellowships at one of the world’s most prestigious exhibitions.

27 July 2017

Girls present inspiring ideas for future sustainable communities

Over two dozen girls completed a four-day challenge at Loughborough University this month to help develop sustainable communities for the future.

25 July 2017

Library re-accredited with customer services excellence award

Loughborough’s Pilkington Library has been successfully re-accredited with the Customer Services Excellence award (CSE).

25 July 2017

Students vote Loughborough top in accommodation awards

Five of Loughborough University’s student accommodation buildings have been listed in the 2017 Student Accommodation Awards, including a first place win for Falkner Eggington hall.

24 July 2017

Volunteers needed for Loughborough Lightning cricket match day

The Sport Development Centre team are looking for a committed and dedicated group of volunteers to support the Loughborough Lightning vs Yorkshire Diamonds game on 18 August.

22 July 2017

Summer graduation ceremonies

This week’s degree ceremonies saw around 3,000 students graduate from Loughborough, Lord Coe installed as Chancellor and five individuals awarded honorary degrees.

21 July 2017

Graduate entrepreneurs’ Kickstarter campaign underway

Two Loughborough graduates have launched a Kickstarter campaign for their award-winning British female ski and snowboard brand, SNOOKS.

21 July 2017

David Chapman awarded 2017 University Medal

David Chapman has received the Loughborough University Medal as part of this week’s graduation ceremonies.

20 July 2017

Loughborough bursary for unpaid placements (LBUP)

Loughborough University is pleased to announce a new bursary scheme for undergraduate students.

20 July 2017

Participants wanted for Brexit employment survey

A group of master’s students in the School of Business and Economics are looking for participants to complete a survey on the potential effects of Brexit on employment and job security.

20 July 2017

Loughborough University’s class of 2017 honoured at graduation ceremonies

This week, Loughborough University is honouring thousands of students at its summer graduation ceremonies. The achievements of students are celebrated as they reach the end of their degrees.

19 July 2017

Kay England appointed vice chair of the Meeting Industry Association

Loughborough University’s Kay England has been appointed vice chair of the Meetings Industry Association (mia).

19 July 2017

Annual fire-fighting equipment inspection complete

This year’s annual service inspection of the portable fire extinguishers and blankets is now complete.

17 July 2017

PDR survey deadline extended – don’t forget to give your feedback

Please help Staff Development evaluate the new PDR process by taking part in the PDR reviewees’ survey.

14 July 2017

World-leading political communication expert joins Loughborough University

Professor Andrew Chadwick, a world-leading authority on digital media, power, and democracy will be joining Loughborough University in August.

14 July 2017

Conference will examine the twists and turns of the 2017 General Election campaign

Political strategists, journalists and academics will be gathering at the Loughborough University London campus on July 19 to discuss how the media covered the 2017 General Election campaign.

14 July 2017

Quantum technology summer school welcomes MoD postgraduates

Ministry of Defence funded PhD students have visited Loughborough University for a week-long summer school aimed at developing their expertise of quantum technology.

12 July 2017

Take Your Lunch Break Day is today

All staff are invited to take part in the University’s inaugural Take Your Lunch Break day today.

12 July 2017

PDR Survey now live

Please help Staff Development evaluate the new PDR process by taking part in the PDR reviewees’ survey.

12 July 2017

Loughborough academic shines a light on women in construction

Jacqui Glass, Professor of Architecture and Sustainable Construction in the School of Civil and Building Engineering is calling for the construction industry to create a better working life for women working in construction.

12 July 2017

Entries open for technology challenge

Loughborough University has teamed up with the electronics engineering community element14.com and ST Microelectronics to deliver the Internet of Things On Wheels Design Challenge.

11 July 2017

Academic publishes new book exploring health and medicine in early modern England

A new book which explores health and medicine in early modern England has been published by a Loughborough University academic.

11 July 2017

Reminder: Take Your Lunch Break Day is tomorrow

The University’s inaugural Take Your Lunch Break day takes place tomorrow (Wednesday 12 July).

11 July 2017

Transport technology from Loughborough University will shape the future of Britain’s railways as part of a £92 million innovation venture

Loughborough University will draw upon its award-winning transport systems research when it joins a £92 million academia and industry partnership aimed at developing the future of British railways.

10 July 2017

Participants needed for new workplace health study.

A PhD student from the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, is looking to recruit volunteers for a study investigating the health risks of prolonged sedentary behaviour (sitting) in the workplace.

10 July 2017

New University magazine launched

The University recently launched a new online magazine - Volume. The aptly named publication has been designed to let everyone know about what is happening at Loughborough, and is available to download on both iOS and Android tablet devices. Volume showcases the work of our researchers, provides an insight into life at Loughborough, and allows the reader to experience everything that Loughborough has to offer, through an array of engaging stories, striking layouts, videos and photos.

7 July 2017

Loughborough student wins design competition

A Loughborough Design School student has recently been crowned winner of the British Promotional Merchandise Association’s Student Design Competition 2017.

6 July 2017

Daily movement programme has positive impact on children’s learning

Following a daily movement programme can improve children’s physical development levels and has the potential to boost their chances in the classroom, researchers from Loughborough University have found.

5 July 2017

Loughborough professor given International Paralympic Committee award

Loughborough’s Professor Vicky Tolfrey is to receive one of the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) top awards in recognition of her commitment to para athlete research.

5 July 2017

Coming soon: Take Your Lunch Break Day

The University’s inaugural Take Your Lunch Break day will take place on Wednesday 12 July.

4 July 2017

PDR Survey now live

Please help Staff Development evaluate the new PDR process by taking part in the PDR reviewees’ survey.

30 June 2017

Design students sweep international packaging competition

Twenty-two awards were given to Loughborough Design School students in the 2017 Student Starpack competition

30 June 2017

Loughborough to host international psychology conference

Loughborough University’s Centre for Research in Communication and Culture will host the 10th biennial International Society of Critical Health Psychology (ISCHP) conference from 9 – 12 July 2017.

30 June 2017

WARNING: SCAM TARGETING INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

The University has become aware of some fraudulent activity targeting international students.

30 June 2017

Placement students create exciting new technologies

Loughborough students Sarah Corsham and Leo Goldschmidt have created two fantastic new technologies while on placement.

30 June 2017

Participants required for new research study

Participants are currently needed for a new research study at Loughborough’s Environment Ergonomics Research Centre.http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/design-school/research/environmental-ergonomics/

29 June 2017

Loughborough partners with The New York Times for international democracy forum

Loughborough University is joining forces with The New York Times to be the official knowledge partner for the 2017 Athens Democracy Forum.

28 June 2017

Loughborough University London and Chelsea Football Club join forces

Loughborough University London and Chelsea Football Club are delighted to have formed a three-year strategic partnership that will see the two organisations work together on research, internships, player aftercare and engagement activities.

28 June 2017

Students shortlisted in international design competition

Two Loughborough Design School finalists have been shortlisted for the 3D Hubs Student Grant - an international competition that gives inventors, problem solvers and creative talents the opportunity to submit their 3D print ideas in engineering, product design and architecture categories.

27 June 2017

Undergraduate Open Days - Alternative staff parking initiative

Dear colleagues As many of you will know, at the end of the week (Friday 30 June and Saturday 1 July) the University will be hosting its first set of open days for 2017. I’m delighted to report that we are experiencing a significant amount of interest from prospective students and their families in attending these events.

27 June 2017

Global Challenges Research Fund lunchtime seminar

Loughborough’s Global Challenges Research Fund is hosting a lunchtime seminar for University staff on 3 July.

27 June 2017

Staff Sports Day fundraiser coming July 4

Loughborough Sport is again presenting the fun, annual Staff Sports Day charity event this 4 July.

27 June 2017

Loughborough team’s success in Atos IT Competition

A team of Loughborough students have been awarded second place in the international Atos IT Competition, with their digital voting app.

27 June 2017

First year students impress judges in Denso Design Competition

This year’s Denso Design Competition has come to a close, after talented Mechanical Engineering students competed in groups to create a powered hacksaw.

26 June 2017

Student opportunities available with LU Arts

LU Arts are currently looking for students to fulfil roles in two areas, starting in the next academic year.

23 June 2017

Participants needed for new research study

Loughborough’s National Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, is looking for participants in a new study

23 June 2017

Queen’s Birthday Honours for Loughborough alumni and honorary graduates

In the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for 2017, six Loughborough University alumni and two honorary graduates have been recognised for their work in a wide range of areas.

22 June 2017

Students present ideas to revitalise local museum

Postgraduate students from Loughborough University have presented creative proposals to bring more visitors to the town’s Old Rectory Museum.

22 June 2017

Loughborough Doctoral College launched

Loughborough University has today (Thursday 22 June) launched its Doctoral College.

22 June 2017

Robots at the Movies – Free Event at Cope Auditorium 28 June

To celebrate UK Robotics Week, the University’s Centre for Doctoral Training in Embedded Intelligence presents ‘Robots at the Movies’, a talk on portrayal of robots and androids in contemporary media.

22 June 2017

Introduction to the News Media – Opportunity for Scientists

Are you a scientist or engineer with little or no media experience? Are you working in a field which can provoke media controversy? Are you interested in how the media works – and how to help journalists report your subject better?

21 June 2017

Loughborough in the ‘Golden Six’ of elite universities securing top teaching quality rating

Loughborough is one of the ‘Golden Six’ elite universities in the country to be awarded the top accolade in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

21 June 2017

Outstanding student and community work celebrated at awards ceremony

Loughborough University has honoured outstanding student volunteers and community groups at its annual community prize ceremony.

21 June 2017

University Supports Reserves Day 2017 - #SaluteOurForces

Today marks the annual Reserves Day, an opportunity to recognise and appreciate the important part Reservists play in supporting the UK’s defence.

19 June 2017

Prayer wall for Grenfell Tower and Finsbury Park tragedies

A prayer wall for people to share messages of support for all those affected by the Grenfell Tower and Finsbury Park tragedies has been set up on the ground floor of the EHB.

19 June 2017

Staff volunteers wanted for 2017 School Games National Final

The 2017 School Games National Finals are taking place on campus this year from Thursday 31 August – Sunday 3 September and staff volunteers are needed.

16 June 2017

Creative and Print Services – new look and services in Herbert Manzoni

Creative and Print Services will be re-opening its doors on Monday 19 June following a period of refurbishment in the Herbert Manzoni Building.

16 June 2017

Aeronautical students to compete in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Challenge

A team of nine undergraduate Aeronautical Engineers from Loughborough University will design and build an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), also known as a drone, as part of the annual competition run by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

16 June 2017

Prayer wall for Grenfell Tower tragedy

A prayer wall for people to share messages of support for all those affected by Grenfell Tower tragedy has been set up at the EHB.

15 June 2017

Inventive finalists present work at the Design Degree Show 2017

Students from the Loughborough Design School will present their final-year projects at the Design Degree Show 2017, opening to the public on 16 June.

15 June 2017

Survey reveals Loughborough graduates among UK high earners

Salaries for Loughborough University graduates are among the highest in the country according to new figures released by the Department for Education (DfE).

15 June 2017

Infamous biblical story retold with National Theatre Live: ‘Salomé’

LU Arts will host National Theatre Live: Salomé on 22 June, broadcast live from London’s National Theatre to the Cope Auditorium in Loughborough.

14 June 2017

Reminder: Fruit Routes event on campus

A marathon twelve-hour event will celebrate five years of the campus Fruit Routes project.

14 June 2017

Civil Engineering students use their skills to help Scouts building project

Students from Loughborough University’s School of Civil and Building Engineering have helped Nanpantan Scouts produce a site survey as part of proposals for a new Scout building on Nanpantan Road.

14 June 2017

Important message for all final year students graduating this summer

Following completion of your studies, your IT user account will enter a 30 day expiry period.

9 June 2017

Summer medical checklist for students

The University Medical Centre has issued the following notice to students ahead of the summer break.

9 June 2017

Enterprising students celebrated at annual awards ceremony

Loughborough University and the Students’ Union (LSU) celebrated their annual Enterprise Awards last month, recognising the enterprising achievements of students.

9 June 2017

Loughborough-produced honey on sale

A bumper crop of ‘Loughborough Gold’ honey will be on sale on Thursday 15 June as part of the Fruit Routes summer event.

8 June 2017

Hall of Fame inductions for Olympic stars

Four Olympic stars have been honoured with induction to Loughborough University’s sporting Hall of Fame.

8 June 2017

Innovative student designs receive national awards

Two final-year Industrial Design & Technology students have received RSA Student Design Awards (SDA).

8 June 2017

Technicians recognised with Papin Prizes

Loughborough University has been awarded two Papin Prizes, which recognise the skills, talent and experience of technicians in higher education, across the UK and Ireland.

6 June 2017

Celebrating five years of Fruit Routes

A marathon twelve-hour event will celebrate five years of the campus Fruit Routes project.

6 June 2017

Institute of Advanced Studies first lecture announced

The newly launched Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) is delighted to announce its first lecture, taking place on 9 June.

5 June 2017

Participants needed for workplace health support study

A new study at Loughborough’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences will investigate the support needs of working people affected by long-term health conditions.

2 June 2017

Loughborough artist featured in international exhibition

Artist and academic John Atkin will represent the UK in an international exhibition of contemporary sculptures from Europe and China throughout June.

1 June 2017

Emerging artists to exhibit at 2017 Arts Degree Show

Students from the School of the Arts, English and Drama are set to exhibit their final degree work at the 2017 Arts Degree Show, which opens to the public on 10 June.

31 May 2017

Loughborough backs new initiative supporting research technicians

Loughborough University has joined forces with a group of UK universities and research institutions in backing a pledge to support technical staff. The Technician Commitment is a sector-wide initiative led by the Science Council, supported by the Gatsby Foundation to help address key challenges facing technical staff working in research.

30 May 2017

Paid volunteers wanted for vehicle trial

Volunteers are needed for a paid vehicle trial run by Cenex, a not-for-profit consultancy based at Loughborough’s Advanced Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC).

30 May 2017

Inspiring events to give prospective students a taste of life at Loughborough

A series of ‘Inspiring Minds’ events at Loughborough University this summer will give year 12 students a taster of university life.

26 May 2017

Can you spend 5 minutes a day to help with osteoporosis and osteoarthritis research?

Loughborough University is conducting research into the possible benefits of exercise on bone and joint health.

26 May 2017

Loughborough technicians shortlisted for Papin Prizes

A number of Loughborough technicians have been shortlisted for the 2017 Papin Prizes, which recognise the skills, talent and experience of technicians who have demonstrated excellence in their field across the UK and Ireland.

25 May 2017

A minute’s silence following the Manchester attack

The University would like to invite students and staff from across the campus to observe a minute’s silence at 11am today (Thursday 25 May), in remembrance of all those affected by the attack in Manchester on Monday.

24 May 2017

Information following the Manchester attack

A message from the University’s Chief Operating Officer Richard Taylor:

24 May 2017

Design School receives prestigious ergonomics awards

Loughborough Design School has received two 2017 Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF) awards.

24 May 2017

Imago Venues set to host campus networking event

The University’s conference and hospitality service, Imago Venues, is set to hold a free internal networking event for colleagues across campus.

22 May 2017

Participants wanted for new prediabetes screening study

A study by Loughborough University aims to investigate whether people with prediabetes can benefit from seeing feedback about their physical activity and glucose levels.

22 May 2017

Information for students – registering to vote in the General Election

The General Election will take place on Thursday 8 June.

22 May 2017

Brodsky Quartet to perform at Loughborough University

The world-renowned Brodsky Quartet will perform at Loughborough University’s Cope Auditorium on Wednesday 31 May.

22 May 2017

Reminder – For & Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet

A two-day festival in Loughborough will look at the role of the pamphlet as both an art form and an influential means of political communication.

19 May 2017

Katie Wardle

We are saddened to announce that Katie Wardle, a member of staff in the Careers Network, died last weekend after a long illness.

19 May 2017

Engaging with Screens: Art, Archive, Book

On Wednesday 31 May, Loughborough’s School of Arts, English and Drama will host an event examining the significance of the screen in relation to arts and literature.

19 May 2017

Loughborough students named in The Tab’s Future 100 list

Two Loughborough University students have made the Future 100 list compiled by international youth news network, The Tab.

18 May 2017

Our values and ethics

The University’s strategy includes a section on the values that direct the way in which the University community works.

18 May 2017

Dr Len Almond

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr Len Almond on Friday 12th May.

18 May 2017

Loughborough academic steers creation of new BSI standards

Work to launch three new British Standards to help improve material resource efficiency and reduce waste in the construction industry is set to complete.

18 May 2017

Sir Nevill Mott lecture 2017

Professor Zahid Hasan of Princeton University and Berkeley National Laboratory will present the 2017 Sir Nevill Mott lecture on Thursday 25 May.

18 May 2017

Loughborough academic to deliver City Series lecture

A Loughborough academic is set to present a City Series lecture at Leicester City Hall on Thursday 25 May.

17 May 2017

Graduate to present talk on experiences in Syria

A Loughborough graduate and campaigner is set to give a talk on her front line experiences as a solidarity activist in Syria.

16 May 2017

Staff fundraising – request for information

The Human Resources department are interested in hearing from staff who have taken part in charity fundraising.

16 May 2017

Loughborough success in national science photography competition

Three Loughborough University PhD students have picked up awards in the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Science Photography competition 2017.

16 May 2017

Loughborough University ranked in top ten again in Guardian University Guide

Loughborough University has once again been ranked in the top ten in the 2018 Guardian University Guide.

15 May 2017

Tories dominate as minor parties tumble

The Conservative Party have dominated election media coverage in the first week of the campaign, with all the minor parties seeing a significant drop in headlines.

15 May 2017

International Chevening Scholars enjoy Loughborough cricket coaching

A group of international Chevening Scholars gathered at Loughborough University last month for the annual Cricket Coaching event.

15 May 2017

PhD student presents at international forum on daylight research

Paul Kenny, a PhD student from Loughborough’s School of Civil and Building Engineering, presented his research on ‘The Spectral Microclimate of Indoor Spaces’ at the 4th VELUX Daylight Academic Forum in Berlin earlier this month.

15 May 2017

Water Research Day and relaunch of ‘Changing Environments and Infrastructure’ (CEI) Global Challenge

Academic staff, early career researchers and PhD students with an interest in water research are invited to participate in Water Research Day.

12 May 2017

Critically acclaimed National Theatre Live: ‘Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ broadcast at Cope Auditorium

LU Arts is set to host National Theatre Live: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf on 18 May, broadcast live from the Harold Pinter Theatre in London to Loughborough’s Cope Auditorium.

11 May 2017

Outstanding achievements of academic recognised with national award

Dr Sarah Mills, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, is the 2017 recipient of the Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers) Gill Memorial Award.

11 May 2017

General Election 2017: Discover what’s making the media headlines

A real time news audit of the General Election by Loughborough University is lifting the lid on what media coverage the political parties, their policies and MPs are securing each week.

11 May 2017

Annual Reception held by the Vice-Chancellor

Loughborough University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Allison, held his Annual Reception last night (Wednesday 10 May).

11 May 2017

University choir concert takes musical journey across stage, screen and surf

The Loughborough University Choir will journey across the ages as part of their upcoming spring concert.

10 May 2017

Inside Out Fund supports staff voluntary work

Eight Charnwood charities and community groups have received support from the Inside Out Fund, one of Loughborough University’s community donation funds.

9 May 2017

University looking for participants for study assessing links between memory and soy product

Loughborough’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences are looking for participants to take part in a new study to assess the effectiveness of ‘tempe’ (a soy food product originating from Indonesia) in improving memory in older adults.

8 May 2017

National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine public lecture series 2017

The National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) has announced its public lecture programme for 2017.

4 May 2017

Notice of road and car park closures Saturday 6 May

Please note that there will be road closures on East and Central campus this weekend on Saturday 6 May for the campus GoTri Triathlon.

4 May 2017

Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

To highlight Mental Health Awareness Week, the Health and Safety Service have arranged a programme of events for staff to get involved with.

3 May 2017

Two weeks left to vote in the 2017 Enterprise Awards

There are just under two weeks left until voting closes for the Enterprise Awards 2017 - Loughborough University’s annual celebration of academic and entrepreneurial excellence.

3 May 2017

LU Arts presents National Theatre Live: Obsession

Academy Award-nominated Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London to the Cope Auditorium, Loughborough on Thursday 11 May.

3 May 2017

James Dyson Award 2017 open for entries

The James Dyson Award 2017 is now open for entries and Loughborough design and engineering students are encouraged to apply.

2 May 2017

Information for students about voting in forthcoming elections

Comprehensive information for students about registering to vote is available on the University’s electoral registration webpage.

2 May 2017

Staff and students invited to ‘The Spanish Kronstadt? The Barcelona May days 80 years on’ talk

The Anarchism Research Group, part of the Politics, History and International Relations (PHIR) department, invites staff and students to attend a talk at 5pm on 3 May 2017.

2 May 2017

Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2017

Each year, eligible students are asked to complete the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) to provide valuable feedback on their experience at Loughborough.

28 April 2017

Reminder: changes to five-pound notes in effect from 5 May

As of Friday 5 May, the old £5 note will no longer be legal tender.

27 April 2017

UK Government confirms funding for EU students for 2018

The UK Government has confirmed financial support for EU students starting courses in the 2018–19 academic year.

27 April 2017

Loughborough festival explores relationship between art, politics, and the pamphlet

A two-day festival in Loughborough will look at the role of the pamphlet as both an art form and an influential means of political communication.

27 April 2017

Performance set to tell the story of a ‘Loughborough Legend’

LU Arts presents ‘The Loughborough Legend’, a staged reading by the author, historian and playwright Pamela Roberts which explores the life of James Arthur Harley, an Antiguan scholar with a special link to the region.

26 April 2017

People with a normal BMI who carry weight around the middle at greatest risk of death

People with a normal BMI who carry their weight around the middle are at the highest risk of death from any cause compared to those who are overweight or obese but carry their weight elsewhere, Loughborough research has found.

26 April 2017

Loughborough alumnus to give lecture on fat loss, fitness and business

On Friday 5 May, Student and Graduate Enterprise will host a talk by alumnus Ross Edgley. After graduating in 2008 in Sport and Leisure Management at Loughborough, Ross co-founded sports nutrition brand THE PROTEIN WORKS™.

26 April 2017

Loughborough top ten again in national ranking of 129 universities

Loughborough has consolidated its position as one of the best universities in the country with another top ten ranking in TheCompleteUniversityGuide.co.uk 2018.

26 April 2017

Brexit broken down: Real time analysis of negotiations, decisions and their impact

A new project to deliver blow-by-blow analysis of the UK’s Brexit negotiations will begin this month and aims to make sense of each stage of the United Kingdom’s complex departure from the European Union.

25 April 2017

Music scholarship concert celebrates Loughborough talent

LU Arts is set to host a concert celebrating four of the best Loughborough University student musicians who have been awarded the prestigious Music Scholarship.

25 April 2017

Professor awarded IChemE medal for contribution to regenerative medicine

David Williams OBE FREng, Professor of Healthcare Engineering at Loughborough’s School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering has been awarded the 2016 IChemE Donald Medal for his substantial contribution to the rapidly growing regenerative medicine sector.

21 April 2017

Financial support for EU students

The Government has confirmed financial support for EU students starting courses in the 2018–19 academic year.

21 April 2017

Students and alumni encouraged to speak out on ‘Why English Matters’

The School of the Arts, English and Drama is asking current and former English students to shoot a short creative film of themselves responding to the statement ‘Why English Matters’.

20 April 2017

Creative and Print Services – new look and services in Herbert Manzoni

Creative and Print Services have recently expanded their services to include the University Mailroom and Parcels. Formerly part of Facilities Management, mail and parcels have been integrated with Print Services delivering a joined up approach to all print, post and distribution services.

19 April 2017

Proceeds from staff survey donated to Anthony Nolan

Loughborough University has donated £780.00 to Anthony Nolan, an international charity dedicated to saving the lives of people with blood cancer.

12 April 2017

Enterprise Awards 2017: Voting opens for Loughborough University’s annual celebration of academic and entrepreneurial excellence

The innovative research and creative focus of Loughborough University’s most inventive individuals are being celebrated again at this year’s Enterprise Awards – with the public voting now open.

11 April 2017

New study offering training and support for Race for Life participants

Loughborough University is seeking participants for a new study exploring the potential benefits of providing training and support to women taking part in Race for Life.

10 April 2017

New scholarship and bursary for PhD students

In the hope of attracting more high-quality, self-funded PGR students to Loughborough, we are pleased to announce two new schemes for students registering from October 2017.

10 April 2017

Notice of works: Restoration work on the Bastard Gates throughout April

Staff and students are advised that there will be continued restoration work to clean and renovate the Bastard Gates stonework throughout April, subject to weather conditions.

10 April 2017

Textiles students to benefit from working with global cotton brand

Second-year students on the University’s Textiles: Innovation and Design course have been invited to enter the first Innovation Competition launched by COTTON USA.

10 April 2017

Design School explores opportunities to support employment in developing countries through product design thinking

Loughborough Design School has undertaken a research project to identify ways in which creative product design thinking can support developing countries in manufacturing products for export.

7 April 2017

Independent study shows Loughborough University provides ‘Best Return on Investment in the Country’

Loughborough offers students the best return on their investment in the UK having been named the ‘Best Value University in the Country’ in a new independent study.

7 April 2017

Loughborough brings home two golds from Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2017

Loughborough University has won two Whatuni 2017 Student Choice Awards, picking up the top accolade for Best University Facilities and the new Giving Back category.

6 April 2017

Loughborough University and MOD join forces to tackle tendon injuries in the armed forces

Loughborough University has joined forces with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to try and help UK military personnel with tendon injuries.

6 April 2017

Loughborough shortlisted for four Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards

Loughborough University has been shortlisted for four Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards – in the Outstanding Marketing/Communications Team, Outstanding Estates Strategy, Workplace of the Year and DataPoints Merit Awards categories.

5 April 2017

Inclusive sports design competition winners announced

Loughborough Design School students have received awards as part of an inclusive sports product design competition supported by the Andrew Simpson Sport Enabling Trust (ASSET).

4 April 2017

Loughborough researcher wins national science outreach competition

Lewis Wright, Postgraduate Researcher at the Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST) has won an online outreach competition for scientists, where school students are the judges.

4 April 2017

Community groups invited to bid for funding through Open Fund

Community groups are being offered the chance to receive funding through the University’s Community Donations Fund Programme.

4 April 2017

Staff encouraged to get involved with reducing food waste

The University’s Sustainability team is looking for volunteers to support food waste reduction in staff kitchens.

3 April 2017

Loughborough University looking for sleep study participants

The Clinical Sleep Research Unit at Loughborough University is looking for participants in a study titled ‘Sleep extension for metabolic health (Sleep to Slim)’.

3 April 2017

Competition gives aspiring poets a chance to be published

The University is offering budding poets the chance to have their work published. The Overton Poetry Prize, an annual competition run by the University’s School of Arts, is now open for submissions. The competition requires entrants to submit a sequence of poems on any subject, up to 300 lines. The winning sequence will be published in chapbook form by the University’s Lamplight Press and will be made available to purchase from the University’s online store.

3 April 2017

Loughborough University London invites graduates to take ‘The Big Step’

Loughborough University London has announced a new employability programme for unemployed and underemployed graduates in four key growth areas in East London.

31 March 2017

Loughborough Professor conferred as Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

Professor Jo Aldridge of Loughborough’s School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences has been conferred the award of Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, it was announced today.

31 March 2017

Honorary Fellow receives Design and Technology Association Excellence Award

Nigel Zanker, Honorary Fellow at Loughborough Design School, has been awarded the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Design and Technology Education Award’ at the 17th Design and Technology Association Excellence Awards.

30 March 2017

Olympic legend Lord Sebastian Coe to become Loughborough University Chancellor

Loughborough University’s Chair of Council and Senior Pro-Chancellor, Sir Peter Bonfield, is delighted to announce the nomination of Lord Sebastian Coe as the University’s new Chancellor.

30 March 2017

National Student Survey response rate update – how does your school rank?

With one month left to complete the National Student Survey (NSS) – how does your school rank so far?

29 March 2017

Creative and Print Services – new look and services in Herbert Manzoni

Creative and Print Services have recently expanded their services to include the University Mailroom and Parcels. Formerly part of Facilities Management, mail and parcels have been integrated with Print Services delivering a joined up approach to all print, post and distribution services.

27 March 2017

Celebrating collaboration and partnership at Loughborough

The digital version of the Annual Review for 2015/16 has been launched and is now available to view online. The review celebrates the collaborative culture at Loughborough and the strength of our partnerships, and shares some of the great things that have been achieved as a result.

24 March 2017

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

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!

24 March 2017

New online access to enhanced ‘Maintain My Facility’ process

A new online system for staff to log and report requests to Facilities Management is being rolled out across the University this week. The new system will enable users to log enquiries and also monitor the progress of their requests after they have been reported to Facilities Management.

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.

16 March 2017

Students - we need your help to improve study spaces

We are looking to improve study spaces around campus and plan to improve or create spaces for you to study in Haslegrave and William Morris.

16 March 2017

Loughborough smashes national record for stem cell donor recruitment

Loughborough University, Loughborough Students’ Union, Anthony Nolan and the Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign (RBLC) have together broken the national record for the number of stem cell donors recruited in one day at a university, as a result of a major campus-wide drive.

16 March 2017

Impact of donations to be celebrated at Inaugural Donor Day

The University is hosting its Inaugural Donor Day on campus today (Thursday 16 March) to celebrate the support that donors provide to the University.

15 March 2017

Fruit Routes Tree Pruning Event 17 March

As part of the ongoing Fruit Routes programme, the Sustainability team invite staff and students to learn how to prune fruit trees on Friday 17 March.

15 March 2017

Loughborough University to host the Association of Art Historians Conference 2017

Loughborough’s School of the Arts, English and Drama is working with the Association of Art Historians (AAH) to host the 43rd AAH Annual Conference and Art Book Fair from 6 - 8 April 2017.

14 March 2017

National Student Survey response rate update – how does your school rank?

One month into the National Student Survey (NSS) for 2017, we’ve put together a graph showing the response rates for each school so far.

14 March 2017

New Dean appointed

Professor Chris Rielly has been appointed as Dean of the School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering.

14 March 2017

Loughborough awarded funding to help tackle sexual harassment within universities

Loughborough has been awarded more than £23,470 of funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) as part of a nation-wide scheme to tackle concerns about sexual violence and harassment.

10 March 2017

How to Build a Scientist – Claudia Parsons Memorial Lecture 2017

The annual Claudia Parsons Lecture for 2017 will be given by Dr Emily Grossman on 13 March.

10 March 2017

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

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

10 March 2017

Don't forget to nominate our technicians for the 2017 Papin Prizes

There are just three weeks left to nominate Loughborough's technicians for the 2017 Papin Prizes.

10 March 2017

Loughborough University students awarded Engineering Horizons Bursaries

Three Loughborough University students have been awarded the Engineering Horizons Bursaries from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

10 March 2017

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.

9 March 2017

Rolls-Royce and Loughborough celebrate 25 year partnership

Loughborough has been presented with a glass abstract of the University shield by Rolls-Royce to celebrate 25 years of partnership between the two organisations.

9 March 2017

Midlands Innovation welcomes the publication of the Midlands Engine strategy

The Government has today published the Midlands Engine strategy, which will help position the Midlands as a major UK and European gateway, to unlock the region’s potential and support growth across every sector.

9 March 2017

Loughborough academic appointed as Fellow of new Political Literacy Oversight Group

Sarah Mills, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography in the School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences, has been appointed a Fellow of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Democratic Participation’s new Political Literacy Oversight Group.

9 March 2017

Staff and students invited to ‘Migration struggles, no borders and anarchism’ talk

The Anarchism Research Group, part of the Politics, History and International Relations (PHIR) department, invites staff and students to attend a talk at 5pm on 15 March 2017.

8 March 2017

Events on campus today

A buzzing atmosphere is expected on campus today (Wednesday 8 March) with the BUCS Conference Cup taking place alongside departmental visit days and interviews.

8 March 2017

Loughborough named world’s best sporting university

Loughborough has been named the best sporting university in the world in the global QS higher education league table.

7 March 2017

Woman(kind)ness, Strength and Resilience: A celebration of women worldwide 2017

Loughborough University is hosting a week-long programme of events to celebrate International Women’s Day 2017.

7 March 2017

Loughborough textiles student wins national design competition

Final year textiles student Louisa Taylor has won a national design competition run by Whittard of Chelsea.

6 March 2017

First Research Beacon to be launched

The first of the University’s research Beacons – the Transport Technologies Beacon – will be launched at a special event tomorrow (7th March).

6 March 2017

Loughborough part of partnership looking at driving forward powertrain research

Loughborough has been announced as one of six universities who will work with the Digital Engineering and Test Centre (DETC), a ‘spoke’ of the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), on a project to help drive forward powertrain research.

6 March 2017

Loughborough University London Dean at Future Cities Forum

The Dean of Loughborough University London will be presenting at the Future Cities Forum in London today (Monday 6 March).

6 March 2017

Loughborough Physics tutor taking part in national science competition for schools: ‘I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here!’

Dr Phil Sutton, Technical Tutor at Loughborough’s School of Physics, has been invited to take part in ‘I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here!’, an online outreach competition for scientists, where school students are the judges.

2 March 2017

Overheating in UK homes is a public health disaster waiting to happen

A Loughborough academic has warned the UK is facing a public health disaster if the issue of overheating in homes is not tackled.

2 March 2017

Spit Happens: Loughborough University partners with key charities to increase number of stem cell donors

Loughborough University, Loughborough Students’ Union, Anthony Nolan and the Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign (RBLC) are joining forces to try and increase the number of potential stem cell donors.

1 March 2017

Loughborough taking part in University Mental Health Day 2017

Loughborough University and Students’ Union are taking part in University Mental Health Day on Thursday 2 March, featuring a range of events and activities aimed at students and staff.

27 February 2017

Careers Network announce Spring Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair and the launch of the Lboro Connect app

The University’s Careers Network is set to host the Spring Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair on Tuesday 28 February, with a wide range of organisations attending – from SMEs to multinational companies.

27 February 2017

Tree removal works in Central/Village Park

Staff and students are advised that routine tree removal works are taking place on Tuesday 28 February across Central/Village Park.

27 February 2017

Loughborough academic awarded the King Carl XVI Gustaf Professorship at Umeå University

John Anderson, Professor of Physical Geography at Loughborough University’s School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences has been awarded the King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Professorship in Environmental Science for the 2017/18 academic year at Umeå University, Sweden.

23 February 2017

University seeks nominations for student community awards

Do you know a student who is an asset to the local community? If so, Loughborough University would like to hear from you for their annual student community awards.

23 February 2017

Phishing attempts at universities

There have been a number of fraud attempts at universities over the last two months, which have involved the use of phishing emails to access the payroll self-service section of university internal websites in order to divert staff wages.

22 February 2017

Renowned pianist to perform in Loughborough next weekend

Renowned pianist Clare Hammond is performing at Emmanuel Church in Loughborough next weekend.

22 February 2017

Last chance to sign up for Springboard Women’s Development Programme

The Springboard Women’s Development Programme is designed specifically for women who wish to take stock of their lives and take time out to consider their own goals and aspirations to reach their full potential.

22 February 2017

Loughborough retains European Commission award for its career development for researchers

Loughborough University is one of twelve UK institutions to retain the HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission following the sixth-year review, in recognition of its long-term commitment to career development for researchers.

20 February 2017

Mandarin Chinese language classes

Staff, students and the local community are invited to take part in a beginners Mandarin Chinese language class starting this week.

20 February 2017

Staff and students invited to ‘Alternatives to State-Socialism in Britain’ talk

The Anarchism Research Group, part of the Politics, History and International Relations (PHIR) department, invites staff and students to attend a talk at 5pm on 22 Feb 2017.

17 February 2017

Textiles student has design shortlisted in national competition

Final year textiles student Louisa Taylor is in the running to win this year’s ‘Design a Tea Caddy’ competition run by the Whittard of Chelsea.

17 February 2017

Changes to Cycle2work scheme mean staff can access benefits sooner

Staff can now apply to the Cycle2work scheme as soon as they start working at the University, without having to wait until after the six month probation period is complete.

17 February 2017

Arts exhibitions running at University next week

Foundation students from the School of the Arts, English and Drama and second year undergraduate students from Joshibi University in Japan are showcasing a specialist postcard exhibition next week.

17 February 2017

Olympic medallist Burgess helps launch Loughborough Rugby Sevens Programme

On Wednesday 15th February 2017 Loughborough University launched its new look Rugby Sevens Programme, which is one of four Rugby Football Union (RFU) student hubs for Sevens.

16 February 2017

Loughborough University London wins research award for development of healthcare Internet of Things platform

Loughborough University London has been awarded research funding from the UK-India Education Research Initiative (UKIERI) to build a secure Internet of Things (IoT) platform for use in healthcare.

16 February 2017

Environmental benefits of cup recycling celebrated with Simply Cups Day

Loughborough’s Sustainability team is holding ‘Simply Cups Day’ across campus today to raise awareness of green recycling initiatives throughout the University.

14 February 2017

National Theatre Live brings Saint Joan to Cope Auditorium

National Theatre Live presents the electrifying new production of Saint Joan at the University’s Cope Auditorium this Thursday.

13 February 2017

Wellbeing Advisers pilot introduced to give more support to students

Students in four of Loughborough’s academic schools will benefit from the support of two new Wellbeing Advisers.

13 February 2017

Second Enterprise Zone confirmed for region

News of a second Enterprise Zone (EZ), that could bring more than 21,000 new jobs and £123 million into the area over the next 25 years, was announced today (Monday 13th February 2017) during a state visit by Rt Hon Marcus Jones MP, Minister for Local Government.

13 February 2017

Frank Morton Sports Day 16 Feb 2017 – important notice to staff and students

The annual Frank Morton Sports Day takes place on 16 February 2017.

10 February 2017

Loughborough University announces arrangements for Special Projects Fund

Loughborough University is welcoming bids from community groups across Charnwood for its annual Special Projects Fund.

9 February 2017

Become a student Ethics and Environment activist

The Ethics and Environmental Committee at Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) has today launched a drive to recruit a team of Ethics and Environment (E&E) activists within the academic Schools and Departments.

8 February 2017

LUSEP company secures funding to advance its Micro-Patch™ solid dose microneedle system for a hormone Biologic

UK biotech company Nemaura Pharma has announced a commitment from private investors of up to £5m for the development of a hormone Biologic using its Micro-Patch™ solid dose delivery platform.

8 February 2017

School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences unveil new laboratories

The School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences (SSEHS) officially unveiled their newly refurbished labs in the Clyde Williams building this week.

8 February 2017

Reminder: Staff invited to bid for funding in Community Donations Fund

University staff are being offered the chance to get financial support for community and voluntary groups they’re involved in.

7 February 2017

Female academics and research staff invited to contribute to BBC programmes

Female academics and research staff who are interested in appearing on television and radio as presenters, or online as contributors, are invited submit applications to attend a free media familiarisation day with the BBC.

7 February 2017

Lightning bolster Netball Superleague squad by signing Clark and Mason

Loughborough Lightning Netball is delighted to announce that Ella Clark and Olivia Mason will round out its 12 player squad for the forthcoming Vitality Netball Superleague season, which kicks off at home to Manchester Thunder on Saturday 18th February.

6 February 2017

Phishing attempts at universities

There have been a number of fraud attempts at universities over the last two months, which have involved the use of phishing emails to access the payroll self-service section of university internal websites in order to divert staff wages.

6 February 2017

Award winning comedian Paul Sinha to perform at University

Award winning comedian Paul Sinha, will visit the University this week as part of The Leicester Comedy Festival 2017.

6 February 2017

Imago launches new brand identity

Imago, the University’s conferencing arm, has undergone a brand review.

6 February 2017

The National Student Survey is now open – what is it and why is it important?

The National Student Survey (NSS) offers final year undergraduates the chance to give feedback on their time at Loughborough.

3 February 2017

School students complete CSI-style challenge day at University

Secondary school students visited Loughborough University’s Department of Chemistry last week as part of a special CSI-style challenge.

2 February 2017

Spin out acquisition by Merford will accelerate impact of industrial noise control technology

Sonobex, the multi-award-winning spin out from Loughborough University’s physics research base, has been acquired by Merford UK, a leading specialist in industrial noise control. This secures the family company not only more 'brain power', but also brings a revolutionary technology in house: capable of reducing noise using by innovative, novel methods.

2 February 2017

First year students – get up to date on your meningitis jabs!

All first year students are urged to get their jabs for meningitis and septicaemia if not done so already.

2 February 2017

National Badminton League Staff Deal

Loughborough Lightning Badminton are in action on campus for the final time this season when they take on Team Derby at 7pm on Monday 6th February.

2 February 2017

£3.2m funding for Midlands-based high performance computing centre

The Midlands Innovation group of universities and Queen Mary University of London have been awarded £3.2million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to establish HPC Midlands Plus – a centre of excellence in high performance computing (HPC).

1 February 2017

Leading Loughborough academics appear on House of Commons Select Committees

Two leading Loughborough University academics made parliamentary appearances today on Select Committees for Education, Science and Technology.

31 January 2017

Preparing for PDR? The Loughborough Leadership Framework could help

The Performance and Development Review period runs from January – March 2017. All staff are reminded these must be completed by the end of March. If you do not currently have a PDR date set, please discuss this with your line manager or agreed reviewer.

31 January 2017

Staff invited to bid for funding in Community Donations Fund

University staff are being offered the chance to get financial support for community and voluntary groups they’re involved in.

31 January 2017

Using photography to help the people of Ghana make healthier diet choices

Loughborough researchers are hoping photographs taken by women in Ghana of what people eat and drink in their communities will encourage them to make healthier diet choices.

30 January 2017

PhD student to give Open Source talk at London’s Benjamin Franklin House Museum

Dr Christian DeFeo, a PhD student at Loughborough’s Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering is set to present a talk at London’s prestigious Benjamin Franklin House; the world’s only remaining Franklin home.

30 January 2017

Rail industry breakthrough technology Repoint featured in new industry report

Loughborough University’s breakthrough railway technology Repoint has been included in a new report by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) looking at putting Britain’s railways back on track.

27 January 2017

Getting schoolchildren active in class to build lifelong healthy habits

Could getting schoolchildren to be more active in class encourage them to sit less and improve their learning experience? A new study hopes to find out.

26 January 2017

Staff and students invited to The Object is Alive exhibition

British artist Matthew Darbyshire is working alongside University Professor Daniel Watt, to launch a new arts exhibition based on Polish theatre marker Tadeusz Kantor.

26 January 2017

New Year, New You – staff encouraged to take advantage of benefits for a happy and healthy 2017

According to research, if you made a New Year’s resolution it’s likely that you may have already broken it before January is over. However, the University has a number of ways to support sustainable changes for a healthier, happier you.

26 January 2017

University Artist unveils steel sculpture at Corby Railway Station

World renowned Loughborough University artist John Atkin unveiled yesterday one of his latest sculptures at Corby Railway Station in Northamptonshire.

25 January 2017

Latest HESA data reveals Loughborough’s green travel credentials

Loughborough’s success in promoting sustainable travel choices amongst its students and staff has been highlighted in a recent HESA report.

25 January 2017

Cost of living for people with sight loss increases significantly with severity and age

The cost of everyday living for a severely sight impaired person of pension age is a hefty 73% more than for a pensioner who is not visually impaired, a new study by Loughborough University has found.

24 January 2017

Loughborough gets top spot again for overall satisfaction in independent student survey

Loughborough University has once again been ranked first for overall student satisfaction in the UK and globally in an independent survey.

24 January 2017

Professor Neil Doherty

It is with great sadness that we have to inform you that Professor Neil Doherty from the School of Business and Economics (SBE) passed away in his sleep on Monday 23rd January.

24 January 2017

Loughborough Lightning triumph at home against Bristol Jets

Loughborough Lightning Badminton kept their Championship Final hopes alive thanks to a thrilling 3-2 home victory against newcomers Bristol Jets.

23 January 2017

University to sponsor lecture by guest speaker on the display of the arts in South Asia

Loughborough University is hosting its first sponsored lecture of the Leicester Literary Philosophical Society (LLPS) today.

18 January 2017

17 Loughborough hockey players embark on road to Tokyo 2020

17 Loughborough University hockey players have been awarded places on the England Hockey Centralised Programme, geared towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

17 January 2017

Maggini Quartet to perform at Cope Auditorium

Loughborough University Arts new season kick-starts next week with a performance from the award winning Maggini Quartet.

17 January 2017

New national study offers unique insight into life as a young carer

A report by Loughborough University which offers a unique insight into the lives of young carers has been published by the Department for Education (DfE).

17 January 2017

University Professor to lead renewable energy research project

University Professor Ralph Gottschalg is involved in a new £10 million collaborative research project set to integrate intermittent renewable energy sources.

13 January 2017

Reducing road fatalities in the Middle East

Loughborough University’s road safety experts have joined forces with Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC) Middle East to try and reduce the large numbers of road fatalities in the region.

13 January 2017

Article by Professor Gruber tops University downloads list

An article written by Professor Thorsten Gruber, Director of the Centre for Service Management in the School of Business and Economics, topped the University’s most downloaded item’s list in 2016.

11 January 2017

Off Campus Access to Academic PDR

To access the PDR online system from off-campus, you will need to use the 'Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client' software. Accessing the system via the Remote Working Portal (vpn.lboro.ac.uk) website will not work.

10 January 2017

Students invited to get involved in Keep Calm week

Students are invited to get involved in Keep Calm week at Loughborough Students’ Union this week, in the lead up to the exam period.

10 January 2017

Security Officers presented with Royal Humane Society awards

Three members of staff have been presented with Royal Humane Society (RHS) awards for their acts of bravery following an incident involving the resuscitation of a mature student.

9 January 2017

Staff invited to Change Academy programme

Staff members across all Schools and Professional Services are encouraged to take part in this year’s Change Academy programme.

9 January 2017

Exercise ‘weekend warriors’ lower their risks of death

Research by Loughborough University shows exercise ‘weekend warriors’ who fit the recommended amount of weekly physical activity into one or two sessions have lower risks of death.

6 January 2017

Scientists at Loughborough explore ways of reducing food waste

Loughborough University is part of a new £0.8 million research project examining how food manufacturing systems can be improved to reduce waste.

6 January 2017

Colleagues unlikely to intervene in online workplace bullying

Work colleagues are less likely to intervene in workplace bullying if it takes place online, research from Loughborough University has found.

5 January 2017

New Year’s Honours for Loughborough’s athletes, alumni and honorary graduates

No fewer than 23 Loughborough University linked athletes, alumni and honorary graduates have been recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours list.

4 January 2017

Death of Professor Mark Hepworth

Professor Mark Hepworth, a retired professor from the School of Business and Economics, sadly passed away before Christmas from motor neurone disease.

3 January 2017

Nominate our technicians for the 2017 Papin Prizes

Nominations for the 2017 Papin Prizes, which recognise the invaluable role played by technicians in UK Higher Education, are now open.

20 December 2016

Community groups awarded University donations

A range of community initiatives including a Christmas present project and a food parcel donation have been supported by Loughborough University’s Community Donations Fund.

20 December 2016

CALIBRE academic leads appointed

Almost all the academic leads for the programmes that comprise the new CALIBRE research framework have now been appointed.

16 December 2016

Travel discounts for staff

As part of the University’s commitment to sustainable transport, all staff and tenants are invited to sign up for FREE to the Smartgo Loughborough travel benefits package.

16 December 2016

Historic day as Loughborough University London celebrates first graduation ceremony

Loughborough University London celebrated its first ever graduation ceremony yesterday (Thursday 15 December), honouring the achievements of more than 200 students.

16 December 2016

Success at Your Education Week

Students were helped to find their preferred learning style as part of this year’s Your Education Week.

16 December 2016

New study shows sport pays

People who play sport can earn on average 10% more than their non-active counterparts according to a study by economists at Loughborough University and the University of St Gallen (Switzerland).

15 December 2016

£1m project will capture British Asians’ memories of Partition

A Loughborough researcher has received a prestigious £1m award to capture cultural memories of Partition amongst the British Asian community.

15 December 2016

PDR milestones successfully completed

The latest phase of the roll out of the revised Performance and Development Review (PDR) process has been successfully completed with the conclusion of training across all academic Schools and Professional Services.

14 December 2016

Reminder: Sport your festive jumper at National Christmas Jumper Day

Staff and students are invited to sport their Christmas jumpers on National Christmas Jumper Day on Friday.

13 December 2016

Coursework deadline? Need somewhere to work?

With everyone finishing off their coursework before the end of term, we know that the Library can get very busy. But there are a number of other areas around campus that you can use for informal studying.

13 December 2016

Safety reminders for students over festive period

As the end of term approaches and festive celebrations take place, students are reminded to stay safe and respect their neighbours, both on and off campus.

12 December 2016

Positive start to academic year reported at community liaison meeting

A reduction in community complaints at the start of the 2016/17 academic year was highlighted at the recent meeting of the Loughborough Campus and Community Liaison Group (LCCLG).

12 December 2016

Loughborough chosen to host BUCS Midlands Conference Cup Finals

Loughborough University have been named as the hosts for the BUCS Midlands Conference Cup Finals next year.

9 December 2016

Sport your festive jumper at National Christmas Jumper Day

Staff and students are invited to sport their Christmas jumpers on National Christmas Jumper Day next week.

9 December 2016

Academics invited to get involved in annual Community Day

Academics are invited to get involved in the University’s annual Community Day taking place in March of next year.

8 December 2016

Join the festive fun at the University Christmas Concert

The countdown to Christmas has officially begun, so come along and join in the festive fun at the University’s Christmas Concert next week.

7 December 2016

Loughborough students compete in design challenge with Hong Kong University MBA students

Loughborough Design School students took part in a collaborative design challenge with MBA students from Hong Kong University and Deloitte Digital's design team last month.

7 December 2016

Loughborough Early Years programme gains industry recognition

A Loughborough University study to improve children’s physical readiness for school is The Early Years winner at the Children & Young People Now Awards.

7 December 2016

From Arts to Engineering - University honours the academic excellence of students

Students studying subjects from Art to Engineering were awarded scholarships for academic excellence at a celebratory dinner held at Loughborough University last night. (Tuesday 6 December)

6 December 2016

New research hubs to strengthen the UK’s manufacturing base

Loughborough is a partner in three £10 million research hubs designed to strengthen the UK’s manufacturing base.

6 December 2016

Everyone invited to attend Loughborough Students' Union Societies Winter Showcase!

Loughborough Students’ Union annual Societies Winter Showcase is back this evening and everyone is invited to attend!

5 December 2016

PDR drop in sessions for staff

Staff development have organised a number of informal drop in sessions for staff who are not PDR reviewers.

5 December 2016

Reminder: Students invited to Bloomberg employer presentation

Loughborough students are invited to attend a live streaming of an employer presentation by Bloomberg, which is being held at the Loughborough University London campus on Wednesday.

1 December 2016

Scheduled Maintenance of Campus Telephone System

Further to recent communications the final stage of the planned outages will occur this weekend, please take appropriate action should this affect you.

1 December 2016

New project to improve Foundation Mathematics across Loughborough’s STEM curriculum will launch next month

A new initiative which invites students to become ‘partners’ in teaching foundation mathematics to prospective science and engineering undergraduates will start on December 1.

30 November 2016

Loughborough’s Earn to Learn scheme could keep more jobs UK-based

Graduate jobs are on the decline as companies look to outsource their middle management roles. But one academic’s surprise solution could not only stop the flow of UK jobs going overseas, but also provide current students with financial assistance and improved career prospects.

30 November 2016

Speech Bubble returns to Loughborough Students’ Union

Loughborough University Arts’ poetry performance night returns on Monday as Speech Bubble makes a comeback at Loughborough Students’ Union.

30 November 2016

Judy Murray inspires Loughborough University tennis students

On Tuesday 29th November, Judy Murray spent the day at Loughborough University taking part in two coaching workshops and a question and answer session, with both proving inspirational for all involved.

29 November 2016

Students invited to Bloomberg employer presentation

Loughborough students are invited to attend a live streaming of an employer presentation by Bloomberg, which is being held at the Loughborough University London campus next week.

29 November 2016

Deadline approaching for Student Barometer Survey

Students have until the end of the week to have their say in the Student Barometer Survey.

29 November 2016

Your Education Week 2016

Students can get help to find their preferred learning style as part of Your Education Week 2016 this week.

29 November 2016

Academic staff invited to apply for Research informed Teaching Awards

Staff are invited to submit applications for the 2016/17 Research informed Teaching Awards.

28 November 2016

PDR drop in sessions for staff

Staff development have organised a number of informal drop in sessions for staff who are not PDR reviewers.

28 November 2016

Kickstart the countdown to Christmas at the University Carol Service!

The University's annual Christmas Carol Service is taking place a week today and everyone is invited to join the festivities.

25 November 2016

Transport industry conference at Loughborough will feature driverless pods and robotic vehicles

An annual conference aimed at exploring the UK transport industry’s challenges and advancements will take place at Loughborough University next week.

25 November 2016

Success at annual University Research Conference

The Graduate School hosted the annual Loughborough University Research Conference for postgraduate research students, research staff and academic staff last month.

25 November 2016

Staff members invited to one day workshop on renewable energy

Staff members are invited to attend a workshop next week to mark the end of research project 'PV2025' focused on renewable energies.

25 November 2016

Loughborough University named the UK's leading University for employer-student connections

Loughborough University has been named the UK’s top university for employer-student connections in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2017. The results also show Loughborough University as the only British university to feature in the world top 30 list for this measure.

23 November 2016

University takes part in Christmas tree festivities

The University has taken part in the annual Loughborough Community Christmas Tree Festival, organised by the town’s All Saints Parish Church.

23 November 2016

Students invited to discuss Prevent strategy with National Lead

Students are invited to get involved in an open discussion on the government’s Prevent strategy on campus next week. The strategy has drawn significant national interest and is part of a wider government counter-terrorism strategy, which aims to prevent people being drawn into terrorism.

23 November 2016

Loughborough Students’ Union Harry Potter Society host Quidditch activities for community

Loughborough Students’ Union ‘Loughborough Longshots’, part of the Harry Potter Society, will host a series of Quidditch activities open to the community this weekend.

22 November 2016

Loughborough academic wins national “I’m a Scientist” competition

Dr Laura-Anne Furlong, a Vice-Chancellor’s Lecturer in Biomechanics at the University's School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, has been voted a winner in the national “I’m a Scientist, Get Me Out of Here!” competition.

22 November 2016

Dr Kelly Morrison granted Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Fellowship

Loughborough’s research into the world of the unimaginably small has received a huge boost after physicist Dr Kelly Morrison was granted a fellowship to support her work converting wasted heat into useable energy.

21 November 2016

Aeronautical and Automotive Engineers win national competition

Aeronautical and Automotive Engineers from the University have won a national competition to engage students in engineering.

21 November 2016

New University Fellowships Awarded

The University has launched a new University Fellowship Scheme which, in conjunction with greater flexibility in workload distribution within Schools, replaces the former study leave scheme.

18 November 2016

Reminder: Scheduled Maintenance of Campus Telephone System

IT Services will be carrying out essential maintenance during November and December to upgrade systems to enable future development of an enhanced video conferencing capability.

18 November 2016

Centre for Research in Communication and Culture to host book launch

The Centre for Research in Communication and Culture are hosting an event to celebrate the launch of four new books by Loughborough sociologists.

18 November 2016

EPSRC science photo competition

There are now just four weeks to go until the deadline for the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) science photo competition.

18 November 2016

Treat your team this Christmas

The festive season is fast approaching, so why not get into the Christmas spirit and enjoy a delicious 3-course lunch at Burleigh Court or The Link Hotel? A great way for colleagues to reward team members or celebrate the year's achievements.

17 November 2016

University hosts 'A Weekend of Weird'

A series of special events celebrating literature, film, music, art and performance is heading to Loughborough next weekend.

17 November 2016

Rail industry breakthrough technology Repoint wins IET Innovation Award

Repoint, a radical new track switch product developed by Loughborough University’s Control Systems Group, has won a prestigious IET Innovation Award in recognition of its potential to support increased levels of day-to-day rail traffic across the network.

17 November 2016

Award-winning piano trio to perform at University

Award-winning professional piano trio from the Capriccio Ensemble will perform at the University next week.

17 November 2016

NUS discount card still available to staff

Staff at the University can still apply for an NUS Extra Discount card until the end of this year.

16 November 2016

Loughborough Professor is first non-Russian or American winner of prestigious international science prize

Research into ultrahigh magnetic fields at Loughborough University has attracted the attention of the Russian Academy of Sciences and landed one academic with a rare distinction.

16 November 2016

Research finds “disappointingly low" number of BAME football coaches at professional clubs

Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) football coaches account for just four per cent of backroom coaching staff at professional clubs, a study by Loughborough University has found.

15 November 2016

New policy must be adopted to protect cancer patients’ work rights

A Loughborough academic has called for cancer patients to be given similar work rights to pregnant women.

15 November 2016

International Day at LSU

Students are invited to enjoy a range of different cultures and cuisines at International Day tomorrow.

15 November 2016

Loughborough graduate company win £20,000 in competition

Loughborough graduate company Snooks have won £20,000 in an enterprise competition.

14 November 2016

Loughborough University awarded for supporting Defence personnel

The University has been acknowledged for supporting Defence personnel and their families through the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

14 November 2016

Loughborough academics shortlisted for national engineering and science competitions

Three Loughborough University academics are taking part in X Factor style competitions which aim to throw the spotlight on Science and Engineering.

10 November 2016

Scheduled Maintenance of Campus Telephone System

IT Services will be carrying out essential maintenance during November and December to upgrade systems to enable future development of an enhanced video conferencing capability.

9 November 2016

Female participants wanted for sportswear study

The School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences are seeking female participants to take part in a sports bra study.

9 November 2016

STAFF SURVEY REMINDER: Find out what we plan to do next

Next Tuesday is your last chance to find out more about the results of the Staff Survey 2016. A feedback session will run in Edward Herbert Building (J002) on Tuesday 15th November, between 3-5pm, during which we will share with you the findings of the survey, discuss what we plan to do next, and give you the opportunity to ask questions.

9 November 2016

Sonobex receives Noise Abatement Society award

Loughborough University spin out company Sonobex has been awarded this year’s Noise Abatement Society’s John Connell Innovation Award.

8 November 2016

Twitter analysis shows US election is too close to call

In depth analysis of US public emotion on twitter has revealed the Presidential candidates are neck and neck as America goes to the polls.

8 November 2016

Student to debut artwork at Game of Thrones exhibition

Second year student Phoebe-Rose Logan has won a competition to debut her artwork at a Game of Thrones (GoT) pop up art gallery in Shoreditch.

7 November 2016

University hosts annual Teachers and Careers Advisor Conference

The University’s School and College Liaison Team held their annual Teachers and Careers Advisor Conference last week.

7 November 2016

Award winning British vocal group to perform at University next week

A musical and TV phenomenon is heading to Loughborough next week as multi-award winning group The Sons of Pitches take the stage at Martin Hall Theatre.

4 November 2016

New online e-learning course developed by Sustainability Team

Staff and students are invited to complete a new online e-learning course developed by the University’s Sustainability Team.

4 November 2016

Professor Tom Rodden visit to Loughborough

Professor Tom Rodden, Deputy CEO of EPSRC, is visiting the University next week and has kindly agreed to give a talk on EPSRC’s strategic priorities.

3 November 2016

University turns red in support of Poppy Appeal

The University has lit up two of its iconic buildings in support of the Poppy Appeal for the second year running.

3 November 2016

Loughborough University and StreetGames join forces to tackle school holiday hunger

Loughborough University academics are working with the national charity StreetGames to tackle the problem of school holiday hunger for children in the

3 November 2016

Staff volunteers wanted for community project

Staff members are invited to take part in a volunteering event at Fearon Hall in Loughborough next weekend.

2 November 2016

University sculptor makes Shanghai Arts Fair debut

Leading University sculptor John Atkin makes his Shanghai debut this week as part of the city’s International Arts Fair (3-6 November).

2 November 2016

Lboro Connect launched

Lboro Connect, a mentoring and networking platform has been officially launched by the University.

1 November 2016

Remembrance memorial at University campus

The University and Loughborough Students’ Union have created a memorial on campus for the second year running to honour those who lost their lives serving their country.

1 November 2016

Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellows join Loughborough

The University has appointed its first Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellows - outstanding early career individuals who are developing an international reputation for the quality of their research.

31 October 2016

Chief Scientist speaks to students about NASA’s mission to Mars

NASA Chief Scientist Dr Ellen Stofan visited Loughborough University London on Friday to talk about the administration’s 2030 Journey to Mars.

28 October 2016

Our plans following the Staff Survey

Now the results of the 2016 Staff Survey are back we want to share with you the findings, discuss what we plan to do next, and give you the opportunity to ask questions.

27 October 2016

Revolutionary switch design could significantly reduce rail service disruption caused by points failures

Loughborough University’s Control Systems Group has today announced that a consortium led by Ricardo Rail Ltd will develop the first installation of a radical new track switch product.

26 October 2016

University graduate receives prestigious international doctoral award

University graduate Dr Mustafa Sarkar has received the prestigious Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) Doctoral Dissertation Award for his PhD conducted at Loughborough University.

25 October 2016

Fireworks Extravaganza returns for another year!

Loughborough Students’ Union annual Fireworks Extravaganza is back and everyone is invited!

25 October 2016

Award winning guitarist to perform at University next week

Award winning guitarist and composer Martin Taylor is bringing his musical talent to the University next week as part of his solo tour.

24 October 2016

Students invited to LU Arts Happy Mondays events

LU Arts Happy Mondays is back for another year with a range of exciting activities to get involved in.

24 October 2016

Annual UK sand and dust conference to take Loughborough by storm

The Department of Geography will host the 23rd annual Windy Day conference this week.

24 October 2016

School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences receive Athena SWAN award renewal

The School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences have successfully had their Athena SWAN Silver award renewed.

24 October 2016

Community groups invited to bid for University funding

Community groups are being offered the chance to bid for funding through the University’s annual Donations Fund Programme.

24 October 2016

Staff Survey feedback sessions this week

Earlier this year, you gave us your opinions and views on what it is like to work at the University. Now the results are back, we’re running a number of feedback sessions that will give you the chance to find out more, ask questions, and hear about and discuss what we plan to do next.

21 October 2016

University rewards long service

Members of staff will be presented with a certificate by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Allison, on Monday to mark 25 years' service.

21 October 2016

Local businesses invited to attend workplace health seminar

Local businesses are invited to attend an exclusive breakfast seminar on workplace health this month.

21 October 2016

Record numbers of employers flock to Loughborough graduate recruitment fair

More companies than ever before are set to attend this year’s Loughborough University Autumn Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair, which takes place on campus on 24th and 25th October.

20 October 2016

Double loyalty points on offer for staff at John Cooper's Restaurant and Bar

The newly refurbished John Cooper's Resturant and Bar at Loughborough Students' Union is offering double loyalty points to all staff members this week.

20 October 2016

Ethical considerations of the University’s activities

The University strategy includes a section on the values that direct the way in which the University community works. The University is committed to ensuring that high ethical standards are embedded in everything it, its staff and students do and it has an Ethical Policy Framework in place to guide this.

19 October 2016

Loughborough University and Santander Universities UK confirm new agreement

Loughborough University and Santander Universities UK have today signed a new agreement worth £435,000 to support a further three year partnership.

18 October 2016

Notice from IT: Phishing via Spam email

A number of bogus/phishing* emails have been delivered to University students recently, resulting in some student mailboxes being compromised/hacked.

18 October 2016

Loughborough Lightning victorious on opening night of National Badminton League

Playing under their new name, Loughborough Lightning badminton franchise scored a decisive opening night victory in the AJ Bell National Badminton League, away at Surrey Smashers.

13 October 2016

The Loughborough Cup – have you got yours yet?

Did you know that we currently use a million disposable paper and plastic cups on campus each year? In a bid to reduce this number, the University has launched a campaign to get everyone thinking about their drinking.

13 October 2016

University students complete Silverstone Cycling Time Trial

A team of students from the University were among 800 people to take part in the Silverstone Cycling Time Trial earlier this month.

13 October 2016

EPSRC launch science photo competition

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has launched its fourth science photo competition.

12 October 2016

Olympic legend opens building dedicated to improving the nation’s health

Five-time Olympic champion Sir Steve Redgrave officially opened the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine building at the University this week.

12 October 2016

Times Higher Education ‘Table of Tables’ consolidates Loughborough’s top ten university ranking

Loughborough University has risen six places to 6th in this year’s Times Higher Education (THE) ‘Table of Tables’, published today (12 October).

12 October 2016

Staff and students invited to 'Pick a Project' evening

Staff and students are invited to the ‘Pick a Project’ event at Loughborough Students’ Union tomorrow.

11 October 2016

Staff members from Enterprise complete volunteering day

Staff members from the Enterprise Office took part in a volunteering day with the National Forest last month.

11 October 2016

Reminder: Fruit Routes harvest celebrations return this week!

Staff, students and the local community are invited to the harvest celebrations taking place this week.

10 October 2016

Design School academic receives international award

Dr Mark Evans, a Reader in Industrial Design in Loughborough Design School, has received the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) 2016 Education Award at their International Conference in Detroit, USA.

6 October 2016

Full house sees Loughborough Rugby topple champions on opening day

Loughborough Students RFC kicked off the inaugural BUCS Super Rugby League in style with a 20-11 victory over Exeter University in front of a sell-out crowd at the Loughborough University Stadium.

6 October 2016

Advanced Technology Innovation Centre drives rapid growth

The latest development on Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park, the Advanced Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC), has achieved over 95% occupancy within a year of its launch.

5 October 2016

Submissions sought for 2017 Teaching Innovation Awards

Submissions are now being invited from University applicants who are seeking funding under the 2017 Teaching Innovation Awards. The awards support individuals or teams of staff or students and staff to develop and share innovative teaching ideas both internally and externally.

5 October 2016

Reimagining China’s Terracotta Warriors exhibition coming to Loughborough University London

A unique exhibition of sculptures based on China’s world famous Terracotta Warriors has opened next to our Loughborough University London campus.

4 October 2016

Retirement Dinner 2016

On Monday 10 October 2016 previous members of staff from Loughborough University have been invited to attend a Dinner with Chief Operating Officer, Richard Taylor, to mark their retirement.

4 October 2016

Change to self-service wide format poster printing service

Creative and Print Services would like to announce an operational change to the self-service wide format poster printing service for staff and students. The existing print drivers for this service will not be operational beyond 7 October 2016 - two new drivers must be installed.

3 October 2016

Pianist Steve Osborne to perform in Loughborough

Award winning pianist Steve Osborne will be performing in Loughborough on Wednesday 12 October – and you’re invited.

3 October 2016

University Fruit Routes project returns!

Loughborough University’s Fruit Routes project is back for another year with a range of exciting harvesting activities to get involved in.