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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 conference and event centre, Holywell Park, 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.

3 October 2016

IT Information for students

The University’s IT systems are in the process of change and as the new academic year starts there is some important information regarding these changes you need to be aware of.

3 October 2016

Visit the Careers Network – and pick up some free chocolate

The Careers Network and Student Services will be on hand all this week (3rd-7th October, 11am-4pm) in the Bridgeman Building so you can find out about the services they offer – and there’s free chocolate available to any students who drop in to see them!

3 October 2016

Statement from the Chief Operating Officer on Recent Student Disciplinary Cases

I wanted to write to members of the University community to provide some information about two unacceptable incidents that occurred towards the end of last academic year. The University had reported to it two incidents of racist behaviour by students. These were thoroughly investigated under the University’s disciplinary Ordinance XVII and formal disciplinary action was taken against those responsible.

30 September 2016

Staff Tickets - Loughborough Students RFC v University of Exeter

Following the huge success and sell out match between Loughborough Students RFC and the University of Queensland last year, the first Big Match of the 2016 academic year returns this Freshers with Loughborough Students RFC taking on rivals Exeter.

30 September 2016

Senior industrial engineers join Loughborough’s teaching staff

Loughborough University’s engineering students will gain unique industry insights thanks to two new appointments supported by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Visiting Professors scheme.

28 September 2016

Historic Loughborough building set to transform into creative hub

An empty historic building in Loughborough will be given a new lease of life this weekend as it begins its transformation into a creative hub.

28 September 2016

New Geography building officially opened

The University’s new Geography building was officially opened last night.

27 September 2016

University shares key safety messages for new academic year

The University will be continuing to work with Leicestershire Police and Charnwood Borough Council to help new and returning students have a safe and crime-free time during their studies.

27 September 2016

Watch Leicester City v FC Porto UEFA Youth League (U19’s) today - FREE!

Leicester City's Under-19s' are playing FC Porto at the University Football Stadium today.

26 September 2016

National commission commends Loughborough research as foundation for Living Wage

The Living Wage Commission has established a new, independent basis for setting the Living Wage across the UK, in which Loughborough research plays a central role.

26 September 2016

University Work Psychology MSC programme receives reaccreditation

The University’s Work Psychology MSc programme has been re-accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS).

26 September 2016

Car park closures during Freshers' Week

Please note that new students will be arriving for the new academic year on Tuesday 27th, Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th September. To assist with their arrival into halls the following car parks will be closed on the following days.

22 September 2016

How to earn yourself a free breakfast on Open Day

The University is set to hold its Autumn Open Days later this month (23-24 September) and staff are being asked to consider what they can do to help alleviate traffic on campus.

21 September 2016

New report finds parents on minimum wage cannot meet basic family costs

Parents working on the ‘national living wage’ still can’t earn enough to provide an acceptable minimum living standard for their children, warns a new report by Loughborough University.

21 September 2016

Reminder: LU Arts and Flix present dark and comic tale courtesy of NT Live

Bought to you by the National Theatre Live, the Threepenny Opera is a dark comedy that tells the tale of thievery, prostitution and corruption.

21 September 2016

Loughborough revealed as top academic institution for undergraduate pharmaceutical placements

Loughborough has been named as the top academic institution for undergraduate pharmaceutical industry placements according to a new report.

21 September 2016

REMINDER: Choose sustainable travel options on Open Days and get a free breakfast

The University is set to hold its Autumn Open Days later this month (23-24 September) and staff are being asked to consider what they can do to help alleviate traffic on campus.

20 September 2016

Conversation analysts will be listening in at New Scientist Live

Loughborough University's Professor Liz Stokoe and colleagues from Queen Mary University will be analysing conversations at New Scientist Live in London’s Excel Centre this week.

20 September 2016

Academics unite to ask the UN to protect the rights of refugees and migrants

A Loughborough geographer has joined an academic call to defend the rights of refugees and migrants.

20 September 2016

Volunteering opportunities available for staff

There are a wide range of exciting volunteering projects taking place throughout Freshers Week for staff to get involved in.

19 September 2016

imago retains Investors in People Gold award

imago, the conference and events arm of the University, has retained its Investors in People Gold accreditation following the latest audit.

19 September 2016

Student reaches finals in international competition

Loughborough student, Robert Green, has been selected as an Award Finalist in the National Instruments (NI) Student Design Competition.

19 September 2016

REMINDER: Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) event taking place this week

The USS is changing and if you’re an active member of the scheme who has not yet fully retired, there are some important updates you may want to be aware of.

16 September 2016

Studio start-up needs your vote

Loughborough Design School graduate, Dr Rose Deakin needs your vote to help new venture, The Crop Club, reach the semi-finals of the NACUE Varsity Pitch.

16 September 2016

Plans for new campus accommodation unveiled by University

Loughborough University has revealed plans for potential new accommodation on campus.

15 September 2016

Campaign raising diabetes awareness in Leicestershire ethnic minority communities

A new drive to raise awareness of Type 2 diabetes in ethnic minority communities in Leicestershire has been launched.

15 September 2016

Loughborough research develops simple saliva test to diagnose asthma

A new test which can diagnose asthma from a patient’s saliva has been developed by Loughborough University.

15 September 2016

Honey sale on campus

A honey sale organised by Corporate Services is taking place on campus next week.

14 September 2016

Choose sustainable travel options on Open Days and earn yourself a free breakfast

The University is set to hold its Autumn Open Days later this month (23-24 September) and staff are being asked to consider what they can do to help alleviate traffic on campus.

14 September 2016

Loughborough benefits from record-breaking investment in health research

Loughborough University is to receive a slice of the UK’s largest ever investment into health research announced today by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

14 September 2016

Want to know more about changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS)?

The USS is changing and if you’re an active member of the scheme, there are some important updates you may want to be aware of.

14 September 2016

Seminar explores the civic university

Radar is exploring the concept of a ‘civic university’ in the last of the current series of public seminars on 20 September.

13 September 2016

Earn yourself a free breakfast roll as part of national Cycle to Work day

As part of national Cycle to Work day (14 September), the University is offering a number of incentives to anyone who chooses to ditch the car for a day.

13 September 2016

Daniel Wilkinson Statement

Loughborough University and the University's Football Club would like to pass on its condolences to the friends and family of Daniel Wilkinson, who tragically passed away yesterday evening whilst playing the game he loved.

13 September 2016

Sustainability Team showcase SmartGO benefits on campus today

The University Travel Plan provides free access to SmartGO Loughborough which provides a package of transport incentives and discounts to all staff.

13 September 2016

Updated PDR process to be rolled out across the University

A revised Performance and Development Review (PDR) process is set to be rolled out across all Schools and Professional Services following a successful pilot period.

13 September 2016

University academic joins Royal Academy of Engineering

Professor Bucur-Mircea Novac, Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

12 September 2016

Introducing the Media Centre

The Public Relations Office has officially launched its new Media Centre designed to showcase our academic experts and latest research news, as well as shareable content in the form of blogs, video and photos.

12 September 2016

LU Arts and Flix present dark and comic tale courtesy of NT Live

Bought to you by the National Theatre Live, the Threepenny Opera is a dark comedy that tells the tale of thievery, prostitution and corruption.

9 September 2016

Forum held to promote partnership working

A forum to help promote partnership work between the University and landlords across Loughborough was held on campus last week.

9 September 2016

Snooks founders nominated for Women in Business Award

Loughborough alumnae, Susie Beere and Sophie Kelly, have been shortlisted in the New Business of the Year category at the Leicester Mercury Woman in Business Awards 2016.

9 September 2016

University academics talk about theft of metal at Heritage Crime workshop

Dr Louise Grove and Dr Paul Kelly will attend a Heritage Crime workshop today to discuss the theft of metal from historic sites and buildings.

8 September 2016

Vice Chancellor’s open door sessions for staff

The Vice Chancellor will be holding two Open Door sessions for staff on 12th October (3.30pm-4.30pm) and 9th November (9.30am-10.30am).

8 September 2016

Loughborough Students’ Union Enterprise recognised at national awards

LSU Enterprise received the Big Impact, Small Budget award at the annual National Student Fundraising Awards which took place last week.

8 September 2016

Loughborough graduate wins national round of prestigious design competition

A new portable cooling device to improve vaccine transportation in developing countries has been announced as the UK winner of the 2016 James Dyson Award.

7 September 2016

Female participants wanted for sportswear study

Progressive Sports Technologies, a University spin out based in the Sports Technology Institute seeks thirty female participants to take part in a sports bra study for a high street brand.

6 September 2016

Loughborough to exhibit at UK’s premier Low Carbon Vehicle industry event

Loughborough will be exhibiting its Low Carbon Vehicle expertise at the country’s leading industry event next week.

6 September 2016

Associate Dean awarded Principal Fellow status

Professor Joanna Bullard, Associate Dean for Teaching for the School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences, has been awarded the status of Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

6 September 2016

Refurbishment plans for High Performance Athletics Centre

Please note that the outdoor athletics track will be closed from 5 September until 23 October for resurfacing works.

6 September 2016

Reminder: University hosts Armed Forces Network launch this week

The University is hosting an event this week to recognise the Armed Forces Network, a group which supports staff members involved in the military community.

5 September 2016

Calling all Science and Engineering academics

The ‘I’m a Scientist…’ and ‘I’m an Engineer…’ competitions are back, and academics from Loughborough are encouraged to get involved.

4 September 2016

Fitting finale for 2016 School Games

The 2016 School Games at Loughborough University have come to a close, after four days of fantastic competition.

2 September 2016

School Games: Campus update

The 2016 School Games are now well underway across the University, with more than 1,600 of the UK’s best young athletes taking part.

2 September 2016

2016 School Games underway

The 2016 School Games started with a bang last night at Loughborough University with a spectacular outdoor opening ceremony in Shirley Pearce Square.

2 September 2016

Loughborough's postgraduates showcase designs in end-of-year show

Postgraduate students from Loughborough University’s 2D and 3D Visualisation and Art and Design (Studio Practice) Masters (MA) courses are set to exhibit their work in an end-of-year showcase later this month.

2 September 2016

University hosts Armed Forces Network launch

The University is hosting an event to recognise the Armed Forces Network, a group which supports staff members involved in the military community.

1 September 2016

Research finds 4-year-olds are not physically ready to start school

New research from Loughborough has revealed many four-year-olds are not physically ready to start school.

1 September 2016

International academics to take part in conference on the sustainable development off-grid communities

A conference looking at new ideas for the sustainable development off-grid communities will bring together world-renowned academics on 8-9 September.

1 September 2016

Study reveals gap in the market for wearable technologies that monitor sedentary behaviour

Wearable technology to monitor the time you spend being sedentary could encourage changes in behaviour that helps improve health, research reveals.

1 September 2016

Loughborough shortlisted for University of the Year higher education ‘Oscar’

Loughborough has been shortlisted for four Times Higher Education (THE) Awards, including the prestigious ‘University of the Year’ award.

31 August 2016

Reminder: Aspiring athletes set to compete at Loughborough

Sporting stars of the future are gearing up to compete in the 2016 School Games national finals at Loughborough this September.

26 August 2016

University to host next generation of Team GB Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls at 2016 School Games

Final preparations are now underway for the 2016 School Games, which take place at Loughborough University next week.

25 August 2016

Talented placement student recognised by Pirelli

Placement student, Beth Walker-Smith, has been awarded the overall title of Student of the Year by automotive giant, Pirelli.

25 August 2016

Aspiring athletes set to compete at Loughborough

Sporting stars of the future are gearing up to compete in the 2016 School Games national finals at Loughborough this September.

24 August 2016

NT Live presents The Deep Blue Sea

LU Arts and Flix are back this September bringing a new screening of Terence Rattigan’s post-war drama from National Theatre (NT) Live.

24 August 2016

Update: Notice from IT Services - Internet outage resolved

The University has resolved the major incident relating to internet access.

23 August 2016

Lab-on-a-Stick: miniaturised clinical testing for fast detection of antibiotic resistance

A portable power-free test for the rapid detection of bacterial resistance to antibiotics has been developed by academics at Loughborough University and the University of Reading.

22 August 2016

Loughborough enjoys huge success at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Loughborough University has enjoyed its most successful Olympic Games for a number of decades, winning twelve medals, five of which were gold.

19 August 2016

Study to explore the scale of physical activity and nutritional health messaging at major sporting events

A new study examining the promotion of health messaging at major sporting events, such as the Olympics, will be led by Loughborough University.

18 August 2016

Students vote Loughborough most popular choice on results day

Loughborough University has been voted the most popular choice for students on A Level results day.

17 August 2016

Notice from IT: Phishing via Spam email

Please be advised that a number of bogus/phishing* emails have been delivered to University staff recently, resulting in some staff mailboxes being compromised/hacked.

17 August 2016

New research sheds light on the real experience of calling the GP surgery

Pioneering research into GP receptionist interaction with the public over the telephone has revealed how patients have to ‘push’ for effective service.

17 August 2016

University funding supports local community groups

Loughborough University has supported a variety of different community groups in its latest round of donations.

16 August 2016

Loughborough graduates targeted by leading banks

Loughborough is one of a select few universities from around the world that major banks target to recruit their analysts, according to new data released by financial services careers website efinancialcareers.

15 August 2016

EU Referendum: Government to safeguard funding for research and innovation

Following the outcome of the EU Referendum, the Government has announced safeguards to funding in a commitment to maintain the UK’s status as a world leader in science, research and innovation.

10 August 2016

Call for runners to take part in charity relay

Runners from Loughborough are wanted to take part in the Kenya Peace Torch Relay coming to the University this October.

10 August 2016

Loughborough subjects rank top in National Student Survey

Loughborough University has ranked in the top 10 in 15 subjects for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2016.

9 August 2016

Winners of ‘Reflections of Research’ Photo Competition Announced

The Research Office has announced the winners of the Reflections of Research photo competition.

8 August 2016

Vote now and help imago win gold

The University’s conference and events brand, imago, have been nominated in three categories for this year’s Meetings and Incentive Travel (M&IT) awards.

5 August 2016

Loughborough’s sporting legends send good luck messages to Rio athletes

Loughborough University's sporting legends have shared their advice and good luck messages with all Loughborough athletes competing in the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in a video launched today (Friday 5 August).

4 August 2016

Notice for upcoming Cricket events on campus

As Loughborough Lightning continue to battle in the KIA Super League, staff are reminded of the following arrangements on match days.

3 August 2016

Staff praised for volunteering efforts

Staff from the Imago Finance team headed to Mountfields Lodge Primary this month to help revamp and spruce up parts of the school.

1 August 2016

Loughborough Lightning claim historic win in women’s cricket Super League

Loughborough University’s new women’s cricket team have won the first fixture of the inaugural Kia Super League.

1 August 2016

Latest publication available now from The Student Wordsmith

Loughborough alumna and founder of The Student Wordsmith, Sophie-Louise Hyde, has released the latest in a line of successful publications.

1 August 2016

Poverty costs UK £78 billion per year, research reveals

A new report – co-authored by Loughborough University – reveals that dealing with the effects of poverty costs the UK £78 billion a year, £1,200 for every person.

29 July 2016

Loughborough University research pinpoints most dangerous HGV designs

HGVs with high cabs have the most blind spots and pose the greatest risk to vulnerable road users, research by Loughborough University has found.

29 July 2016

Want to be part of the LSU team?

Loughborough Students’ Union still have one position available for recent graduates or placement students who want to be part of the LSU for the upcoming year.

29 July 2016

Government official unveils IOC accreditation plaque

The National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) has been officially recognised as an International Olympic Committee (IOC) Research Centre for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health – one of nine worldwid

29 July 2016

Loughborough Sport NBL switch to Loughborough Lightning

As of today, Loughborough University’s National Badminton League (NBL) franchise will play under the Loughborough Lightning umbrella, uniting with the universities successful netball and cricket franchises.

29 July 2016

Wake up and smell the…waste

With Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall shining a spotlight on the UK’s growing mountain of discarded coffee cups, the University launches its own drive to reduce the number of disposable cups used on campus.

29 July 2016

Issues following the EU Referendum

FAQs on the EU Referendum.

28 July 2016

Planned Maintenance: Staff Email

On Thursday 4th August 2016, IT Services will be making changes to the autodiscover DNS record which many email applications use to configure your email setup automatically (including Outlook on both Windows and Mac).

25 July 2016

At a Glance now available to order

At a Glance, which provides an overview of the University and its achievements, is now available to order from the Online Print Services Store run by Creative and Print Services.

22 July 2016

Deadline for photo competition approaching

The University’s Research Office is running a photo competition this summer for students, with cash prizes of up to £100* up for grabs.

22 July 2016

EU Referendum: lecture capture of open session

A recording of the open session about the EU Referendum that the Vice-Chancellor held with staff and research students on 19th July is now available online.

22 July 2016

Intense exercise during school day can boost adolescent brain function, study shows

Sprint-based exercises introduced during the school day can sharpen pupil minds in the classroom, new research reveals.

22 July 2016

Professor Jack Meadows

We are sad to announce that Jack Meadows, one of the University’s most esteemed Emeritus Professors, died peacefully on Monday night at the age of 82.

22 July 2016

Alumnus and entrepreneur back on campus to help graduates

Successful entrepreneur and Loughborough Alumnus Richard Thwaite, returned to campus this week to share his expertise and knowledge on going into business on your own.

22 July 2016

Midlands academics awarded prestigious mathematics gold medals

Loughborough academic Tony Croft, Professor of Mathematics Education, has been awarded a gold medal by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA).

20 July 2016

World’s best cricketers to compete at Loughborough

There are just two weeks to go until Loughborough hosts the world’s best women’s cricketers, with the inaugural KIA Super League commencing in August.

20 July 2016

High childcare costs hit working parents’ living standards, research reveals

New research from Loughborough University reveals that childcare costs are leaving working couples £2,600 a year short of a decent living standard.

19 July 2016

Apply for your 2016-17 parking permit before 1 August

The University’s Travel Plan has been updated and as a result University parking permits will not automatically renew for the 2016-17 academic year.

19 July 2016

First details of 2016 School Games at Loughborough University revealed

The first exciting details of the 2016 School Games National Finals – a major multi-sport event for elite young athletes - that will take place at Loughborough University from 1-4 September have been revealed today.

19 July 2016

EU Referendum campaign analysis book launched at Westminster

An EU Referendum analysis and opinion book featuring contributions from Loughborough University academics has been officially launched at Westminster.

18 July 2016

Students compete to create new technology for the visually impaired

Students from the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Embedded Intelligence (CDT-EI) participated in an annual Summer School challenge to create aids for the visually impaired earlier this month.

18 July 2016

EU Referendum: Open session for staff and research students

Tomorrow (Tuesday 19th July) at 4.15pm the Vice-Chancellor is holding an open session for staff and research students who have questions or concerns about how the EU Referendum result might affect them and the University.

15 July 2016

Aspiring engineers take part in University STEM day

Year 8 students visited Loughborough University’s School of Civil and Building Engineering this month as part of an educational programme investigating railway connections.

15 July 2016

Struggling families crave stability in uncertain times, study shows

Over a third of families (more than 2 million households) in the UK are earning below the minimum income needed for an acceptable living standard.

15 July 2016

Loughborough University secures 36th BUCS title

It’s finally official – Loughborough University is British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) champion for the 36th consecutive year.

14 July 2016

Student team win big at Unmanned Aircraft Systems challenge

A group of ten Aeronautical Engineering MEng students have won four out of ten awards at this year’s IMechE Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)challenge competition.

14 July 2016

Important notices from IT Services

The following notice contains important information from IT Services.

14 July 2016

The University awards its first cohort of University Fellowships

The Fellowships scheme, together with greater flexibility in workload distribution within Schools, replaces the former study leave scheme.

14 July 2016

Sign your team up now for the University’s Staff Sports Day!

The University is hosting a Staff and Tenants Sports Day next Wednesday (20 July) and teams from all Schools and departments are encouraged to sign up.

14 July 2016

Super eight off to Rio

Double European 400m champion Martyn Rooney is one of the stars named in the Team GB athletics team heading for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, which get underway in just 23 days’ time.

13 July 2016

Students win top awards at New Designers

Five Loughborough University students have won top awards at the New Designers exhibition in London this month.

13 July 2016

Loughborough University’s Class of 2016 honoured at graduation ceremonies

Loughborough will honour thousands of students in its summer graduation ceremonies this week.

13 July 2016

Scientists trial fingerprint development method for Britain’s new polymer banknotes

New research into the most effective way of lifting fingerprints from polymer banknotes has been led by scientists at Loughborough University.

13 July 2016

Talk expert explores the art of conversation at Latitude Festival

Loughborough's speech expert, Professor Elizabeth Stokoe, will be revealing how to talk so that people listen at Latitude Festival later this month.

13 July 2016

Which? University survey rates Loughborough sport and students’ union among UK’s best

Loughborough has been rated highly for its sports scene and its students’ union in the Which? University Student Survey 2016, published today (13 July).

13 July 2016

Academic report provides early EU Referendum campaign analysis

Academics from the Centre for Research in Communications and Culture have contributed to a publication that captures early reflections on the 2016 EU Referendum.

12 July 2016

London Weighting not high enough to meet extra cost of living in the capital

The average London worker is at least £2,000 worse off in pay supplements causing a drop in basic living standards, a new report reveals.

12 July 2016

LUSEP company receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise

CommAgility, the leading UK wireless technology company based on Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park, today received its second Queen's Award.

12 July 2016

Student helps Team Sky with wheel aerodynamics

Aeronautical Engineering student Harley Matthews has helped pro cycling’s Team Sky understand the aerodynamic benefit of their range of race wheels.

12 July 2016

PhD student wins first prize in poster competition

Social Sciences PhD student, Sian Lewis, has been awarded first place at the British Society of Criminology Conference 2016.

11 July 2016

Loughborough University engineers selected to safeguard and develop China’s sustainable agriculture

A £1 million project to boost sustainable agriculture in China is being led by aerospace engineers at Loughborough University.

6 July 2016

Issues following EU Referendum

Some Frequently Asked Questions following the EU Referendum result.

5 July 2016

IT announcement

Decommissioning of my.lboro

4 July 2016

Student Street Support Scheme set to continue

The Student Street Support Scheme is set to continue in Loughborough.

1 July 2016

EU Referendum: Vice Chancellor writes to international research partners

Since the results of the EU Referendum were announced last Friday, the University has sent out a number of communications to various key stakeholders to provide them with an update on the facts known at present and to reassure them on the University’s position.

1 July 2016

Textiles student takes the runway by storm

A Loughborough student has won the Textile and Fashion Accessory Design Award at a showcase which celebrates the most talented fashion design students in the East Midlands.

1 July 2016

Scientists across Europe to attend University conference

A conference exploring fine sedimentation pollution and its effect on habitat degradation and biodiversity loss is to be held next week, 6 July.

1 July 2016

Notice of workspace and filestore downtime

In late 2015, IT Services initiated a project to address the University’s storage needs, improve performance of workspaces and provide capacity for future growth.

1 July 2016

Academic article published in Harvard Business Review

Academics from the School of Business and Economics (SBE) have had an online article featured in the Harvard Business Review and Harvard Business Review Digest.

30 June 2016

Participants wanted for research into the effect of endurance running on bone health

Loughborough University is recruiting male and female participants to take part in study which explores the effect of endurance running on male bone health.

30 June 2016

Photo competition open for students

The University’s Research Office is running a photo competition this summer for students, with cash prizes of up to £100* up for grabs.

30 June 2016

Students present design for new military aircraft to the RAF

Final-year students were invited to RAF Brize Norton earlier this month to present their design for a new military Multi-Role Transport (MRT) aircraft.

29 June 2016

20,000th item added to Loughborough’s Institutional Repository

The 20,000th item has been added to Loughborough's Institutional Repository by Dr Anthony Papathomas, Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.

29 June 2016

Don’t forget to apply for your 2016-17 parking permit

The University’s Travel Plan has been updated and as a result University parking permits will not automatically renew for the 2016-17 academic year.

29 June 2016

Issues following the EU Referendum

Clarification on a few of the more immediate issues following the EU Referendum is now beginning to emerge from Government.

29 June 2016

Record numbers attend University Open Day

Loughborough University welcomed thousands of visitors to its campus this weekend, as numbers hit a record high for the June Open Days.

29 June 2016

IT Systems now available

Further to the communication regarding the outage on our IT systems, we can confirm that all our systems are now back up and working as expected.

28 June 2016

New collaborations and funding opportunities within Space sector

Having been awarded funds from the UK Space Agency to support local early-stage space sector companies, the iNet team in the Enterprise Office is keen to hear from academics whose work would be relevant to the UK Space Incubator.

28 June 2016

REMINDER: Important information – IT systems unavailable on Wednesday 29 June, 6-10.30am

This Wednesday, 29 June, many of the University’s key IT systems will be unavailable. This is to allow IT Services to carry out essential work to ensure that the University’s systems remain robust, stable and secure.

28 June 2016

Loughborough awarded Best Commercial University

Loughborough has been recognised as the Best Commercial University at the annual College and University Business Officers (CUBO) Awards held earlier this month.

28 June 2016

EU Referendum and Horizon 2020 Research Funding

Following the result of the EU referendum last Friday, Professor Steve Rothberg would like to reassure all staff of the current situation for EU funding applications.

27 June 2016

Reminder: Deadline for staff Inside Out Fund this week

University staff are being offered the chance to get financial support for the community groups they’re involved in.

27 June 2016

Important information – IT systems unavailable on Wednesday 29 June, 6-10.30am

This Wednesday, 29 June, many of the University’s key IT systems will be unavailable. This is to allow IT Services to carry out essential work to ensure that the University’s systems remain robust, stable and secure.

24 June 2016

Human Resources team win award for most transformational HR project

Loughborough University’s Human Resources (HR) team have won the award for the ‘Most Transformational HR/Payroll project’ at this year’s MHR Customer Association (MCA) Conference.

24 June 2016

Individual Workspace Disruption

Further to recent communications relating to the migration of the University’s storage infrastructure, the next phase of workspace migrations are planned to be carried out in July.

24 June 2016

Loughborough team runners-up in Engineering YES final

A team from Loughborough have come second in the Engineering YES final.

24 June 2016

Vice-Chancellor’s statement on the EU Referendum

As you may be aware I was one of 103 University Vice Chancellors who signed a letter to voters in advance of the EU Referendum. Our message was that universities and students were stronger in Europe.

23 June 2016

Samaritans presentation on campus next week

A presentation on the work of the Samaritans is being held on the University campus next week.

23 June 2016

Loughborough tops Times Higher Education’s mock teaching assessment

Loughborough University has topped a mock exercise run by the Times Higher Education (THE) magazine that anticipates how the UK’s 120 universities might perform in the new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

23 June 2016

IT Systems Outage

On Wednesday 29th June IT Services will be carrying out critical work that will require downtime on all IT systems and will have an impact on all staff and students.

23 June 2016

Postgraduate research conference heading to Loughborough

Loughborough University’s Graduate School is set to host the 2016 East Midlands University Association (EMUA) postgraduate research student conference.

22 June 2016

Free breakfast roll for staff choosing sustainable travel options on Open Days

The University is set to hold its summer Open Days later this week (24-25 June) and staff are being asked to consider what they can do to help alleviate traffic on campus.

22 June 2016

Vice-Chancellor signs EU Referendum Open Letter

Professor Robert Allison has joined over 100 other Vice-Chancellor’s from UK universities in signing an EU Referendum Open Letter to voters.

21 June 2016

Loughborough University celebrates outstanding student placements in Awards ceremony

Loughborough University hosted its inaugural Placement Student Awards on 16 June to celebrate the outstanding achievements of its students.

20 June 2016

Important IT services information

Over the weekend the certificate on the University wireless authentication servers was updated.

20 June 2016

TV broadcasters more balanced in EU Referendum debate

The latest report from the Centre for Research in Communication and Culture finds TV broadcasters are providing a more balanced view in their reporting of the EU Referendum debate compared to the press.

17 June 2016

Finalists to exhibit their work in London

Final-year students from the School of the Arts, English and Drama are set to exhibit their work at three major creative industry exhibitions in London.

17 June 2016

Loughborough team win app design challenge

A team of four students from the Computer Science department have won the 2016 Atos IT Challenge for the creation of management tool, Breadcrumb.

17 June 2016

Outstanding student volunteers praised by Loughborough University

The University has honoured a number of students for their exceptional volunteering efforts at its annual community prize ceremony.

17 June 2016

Community groups receive University funding for projects

Community activities ranging from arts and crafts sessions to outdoor excursions have been supported by the University’s Community Donations Fund.

16 June 2016

University issues invitation to tender for the development of failsafe railway track switch

Engineers at the University have issued an invitation to engage the rail industry to help with the development of a prototype track switch which has won widespread support.

16 June 2016

Military and emergency service personnel needed for mental health study

Researchers at the University are looking for military personnel, veterans and members of the emergency services to take part in roundtable discussions on mental health.

16 June 2016

Loughborough is ready for the Euros

Loughborough hosted the second #SportConnectSeries talk last week (9 June), looking into the technology behind the big game.

16 June 2016

Photo inspired by research makes the shortlist in image competition

PhD student, Raasti Naseem, has made the shortlist in the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) annual Reflections of Research image competition.

16 June 2016

Community Donations Fund calls for bids from staff

University staff are being offered the chance to get financial support for the community groups they’re involved in.

15 June 2016

Important IT information for final year students

IT Services recently communicated information regarding upcoming changes to IT systems and actions to be taken based on the status of individual students.

15 June 2016

Design students win award in global competition

Two Industrial Design students have received RSA Student Design Awards for their innovative designs tacking international issues.

15 June 2016

Staff invited to attend crowdfunding workshop

The School of Business and Economics is holding a workshop addressing how crowdfunding can support academic research.

15 June 2016

June Sustainability Newsletter available to view now

As the academic year draws to a close, staff might be interested in the following updates from the Sustainability team.

15 June 2016

Important flooding notice to all staff and students

Security would like to make everybody aware that the ground floor of Car Park 1 is flooding and those parked here should move their vehicles as soon as possible.

14 June 2016

University funding to enhance research impact

Funding is available to translate your research outputs into social, economic and cultural impacts.

14 June 2016

Apply now for your 2016-17 parking permit

The University’s Travel Plan has been updated and as a result University parking permits will not automatically renew for the 2016-17 academic year.

14 June 2016

Remembrance service to be held for Orlando victims

The Centre for Faith and Spirituality and LSU Welfare and Diversity will be holding a vigil tomorrow (Wednesday 15) to commemorate the lives lost in Orlando this weekend.

13 June 2016

EU Referendum: A presidential campaign?

Media coverage of the EU Referendum is highly ‘presidential’, with David Cameron and Boris Johnson grabbing the headlines, the latest report by Loughborough University finds.

13 June 2016

Last chance to vote in the University’s placement student awards!

Voting for the University’s placement student awards ends tonight and we need your help to decide this year’s winners.

13 June 2016

imago marks 25th anniversary

Loughborough’s conference and hotel brand, imago, is celebrating 25 years of unifying the University’s conference and events venues under one brand.

10 June 2016

Get involved in a department volunteering day!

Staff from across the University have been rolling up their sleeves and supporting community groups across Charnwood in a series of volunteering activities held recently.

10 June 2016

Notice to all students ahead of the end of term

With the weather heating up and the exam period drawing to a close, students are reminded to be respectful of others.

9 June 2016

Postgraduates – there’s still time to have your have your say

All postgraduates in Loughborough and London are being encouraged to complete the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2016 (PTES) before 16 June.

9 June 2016

A recipe for recycling success

Students are being urged to get a “pizza” of the action in a summer clear-up in Loughborough.

9 June 2016

First Learning and Teaching Conference offers key insight and ideas

Loughborough’s first Learning and Teaching conference is set take place on 16 June, providing insight and ideas to support academics and students.

8 June 2016

Student receives award for research into brewing techniques

Chemical Engineering Masters student, Jack Ramsey, was recently awarded an Undergraduate Project Prize for his research into beer brewing techniques.

8 June 2016

Teaching fellow sets new British record at European Masters Swimming Championships

Alex Thurston, Teaching Fellow in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, has won three medals at the European Masters, setting a new British record for his category.

8 June 2016

Academic paper receives prestigious award

Professor Thorsten Gruber, School of Business and Economics, has won a prestigious award for his article on the use of social media by millennials.

7 June 2016

Important IT Services information for students regarding phishing campaign

IT Services has been made aware of a bogus/phishing* campaign which has hit students of UK universities claiming that students have been awarded a grant by the Department for Education.

7 June 2016

Important information from IT Services regarding scam calls made to staff

IT Services have been notified that non-authorised agents claiming to be from ‘Microsoft’ have been attempting to contact departments on campus.

7 June 2016

Indian students gain invaluable study experience at Loughborough

Students from three leading Indian universities are gaining valuable postgraduate study experience as part of a funded summer internship at Loughborough.

7 June 2016

Students’ enterprising achievements recognised at annual awards

Loughborough University and the Students’ Union celebrated their annual Enterprise Awards last week (2 June), recognising the enterprising achievements of students.

7 June 2016

The Graduate School celebrate postgraduate research in annual Summer Showcase

The Graduate School is set to host their annual Summer Showcase celebrating postgraduate research at Loughborough later this month (22 June).

7 June 2016

Talking sport ahead of the UEFA European Championships

The Sports Technology Research Group is set to host the next #SportConnectSeries talk event on Thursday 9 June.

6 June 2016

Report finds Labour is almost invisible in EU Referendum coverage

The Labour Party is being practically ignored in media coverage of the EU Referendum according to a report released today.

6 June 2016

Loughborough study reveals the best way to improve muscle strength

Engaging in short, explosive leg contractions is the most effective way of strengthening muscles, Loughborough research reveals.

6 June 2016

Students – here’s your chance to win £100 Amazon vouchers

imago, Loughborough’s conference and hotel brand, is currently conducting a research project exploring the question ‘How does the meeting industry of today inspire the leaders of tomorrow?’

6 June 2016

Life-saving defibrillator to be installed at the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM)

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) and the NCSEM have joined forces to give cardiac arrest victims a fighting chance of survival.

3 June 2016

Fruit Routes project returns to campus!

Loughborough University’s Fruit Routes summer project is back with a fun filled set of events for everyone.

3 June 2016

Selling cakes in silence for charity

The School of Business and Economics are set to hold an e-silence day event in support of the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) charity.

3 June 2016

Important message from IT Services for students

As part of the changes to day to day IT Services the University is streamlining and consolidating processes relating to student accounts.

2 June 2016

Science without Borders students awarded internships at leading aerospace company

Science without Borders students have been awarded four of only eight internships available at one of the world’s leading aerospace companies.

2 June 2016

Vice Chancellor holds second alumni reception

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Allison, held the second annual Alumni Reception in London last week (26 May).

1 June 2016

Loughborough celebrates LGBT+ community in Pride March

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender+ Pride March will be taking place on campus later today, 5pm.

1 June 2016

Re-auto enrolment in University pension schemes – three year anniversary

All employers are now required by law to provide and enrol staff into a workplace pension scheme. Find out how this might affect you, even if you have previously opted out or withdrawn from the University's pension schemes.

1 June 2016

Volunteers wanted for study into the effects of exercise to the immune system

The National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine (NCSEM) is looking for volunteers to take part in a study which investigates the how exercise effects the immune system of kidney transplant patients.

31 May 2016

Drama students present a night of thrills in final-year show

Drama students are set to present an evening at the Grand-Guignol for their final-year production, taking place 1-3 June.

31 May 2016

Have you raised money for charity this year?

Have you raised money for charity this year? We want to hear about it!

31 May 2016

Loughborough University supporting New Zealand’s Olympic dreams

Performance psychology and management research conducted in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences is being used to help New Zealand's Olympic athletes and teams prepare for the Rio Olympics.

31 May 2016

Degree Show exhibits the work of aspiring artists and designers

Students from the School of the Arts and Design School are set to exhibit their work across a range of disciplines in end of year shows opening next week.

27 May 2016

Professor Rachel Thomson appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor for Teaching

Professor Rachel Thomson, Dean of the School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering, has been appointed as the University’s next Pro Vice-Chancellor for Teaching. She will take up her new role in the autumn, succeeding Professor Morag Bell.

27 May 2016

Re-auto enrolment in University pension schemes – three year anniversary

All employers are now required by law to provide and enrol staff into a workplace pension scheme. Find out how this might affect you, even if you have previously opted out or withdrawn from the University's pension schemes.

27 May 2016

Staff Survey 2016 now live! Have your say and help make change happen

The University Staff Survey 2016 is now live and staff are invited to take part.

27 May 2016

Loughborough helps find India’s engineers of the future

The University has hosted an event in India to help the country’s aspiring engineers showcase their skills to international experts.

27 May 2016

Postgraduates – make sure you have your say

The Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2016 (PTES) is now open and all taught postgraduates in Loughborough and London are being encouraged to fill it in.

27 May 2016

Folk music royalty heading for Loughborough

Two members of the Royal Family of Folk will join forces on 1 June when father and daughter Martin and Eliza Carthy perform songs from their first ever duo album of traditional material together.

26 May 2016

Graduate named top educator for Yale School of Public Health

Graduate, Nicola Hawley, has been named by Yale University School of Public Health as Teacher of the Year 2016.

26 May 2016

University to host event for internationally acclaimed organisation

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is bringing their roadshow, Getting Started with Digital Preservation, to Loughborough on 9 June.

25 May 2016

Performance athletes inducted into the Loughborough Sport Hall of Fame

A VIP Reception took place this weekend prior to the annual Loughborough International Athletics to welcome two new members into the Loughborough Sport Hall of Fame.

25 May 2016

May Sustainability Newsletter available to view now

May Sustainability Newsletter available to view now

25 May 2016

Awards celebrate teaching excellence at Loughborough University

The annual Research-informed Teaching Awards (RiTAs) and the Teaching Innovation Awards (TIAs) celebrate excellence in innovative and research informed practice across the University.

25 May 2016

Alumnus and Airbus Americas President visits campus from the US

Barry Eccleston, a Loughborough alumnus and current President of Airbus Americas, visited the campus earlier this week to talk to students from the Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering.

25 May 2016

River Science book released by Loughborough academics

A new research volume on ‘River Science’ has been written and edited by Professor Paul Wood from the Department of Geography.

24 May 2016

PhD student and research associate recognised by Rolls-Royce

Jialin Su, a PhD student and research associate at the Loughborough University Technology Centre (UTC), has received the Rolls-Royce award for ‘Best paper’.

24 May 2016

Are you interested in your health and how physical activity can affect it?

Loughborough University is looking for volunteers to take part in a new study which aims to investigate the effect physical activity has on sugar levels.

23 May 2016

Loughborough University soars into UK top five

Loughborough University has been ranked 4th in the 2017 Guardian University League Table.

22 May 2016

Olympic champion Ennis-Hill returns to competition at the Loughborough International

Jessica Ennis-Hill kicked off her Olympic title defence by throwing the javelin at the Loughborough International Athletics meeting for the second year in a row.

20 May 2016

School of Science celebrates teaching excellence

Staff in the School of Science celebrated teaching excellence at the inaugural Learning and Teaching Showcase on 18 May.

20 May 2016

Academic called as expert witness at the House of Commons

Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Dr Jamie Cleland, was invited as an expert witness to the first meeting of the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee's inquiry into homophobia in sport at the House of Commons.

20 May 2016

Researchers on energy systems are invited to attend free training workshop in India

Loughborough University is inviting researchers to attend a two-week training workshop in India on the development of energy self-sufficient communities.

20 May 2016

Community Fun Day is back for another year and you’re invited!

This fantastic annual event, organised by Loughborough Students’ Union, takes place this Sunday (22 May) on the Union and Fountain Lawns from 12 – 4pm.

19 May 2016

University to host conference on ethical standards of banking

Loughborough University’s Centre for Professional Work and Society and Centre for Post-Crisis Finance is set to host a conference investigating the professional and ethical standards in banking on 20 – 21 May.

19 May 2016

Design School students win big at Starpack competition

Loughborough Design School students have received 50 awards overall in the The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) Starpack competition.

19 May 2016

Important information for students about voting

This week is national student voter registration week and with the EU Referendum taking place next month the University is urging all students to consider if they are registered to vote and where they will vote.

19 May 2016

Day to day IT services are changing

Over the next 18 months the University will be changing the way it offers day to day IT services.

17 May 2016

Health Advice for Students

With a month to go until the end of term and the long summer break, the University’s Medical Centre has issued a helpful summer checklist for students.

17 May 2016

University to host Dementia Awareness Day

Loughborough University, in partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK, is hosting a Dementia Awareness Day on Saturday 21 May.

17 May 2016

Travel Plan success

Significant progress has been made against the targets of the University Travel Plan analysis of responses to the latest travel survey has revealed.

17 May 2016

Support graduate Simon Lyons with crowdfunding campaign

Product Design Engineering graduate Simon Lyons has received over 1,700 pledges from 60 countries to launch Nimble, his one-finger cutting tool.

17 May 2016

Ennis-Hill to start Olympic campaign at Loughborough International

Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will kick-start the defence of her Olympic heptathlon title at the Loughborough International Athletics (LIA) match on Sunday 22nd May.

13 May 2016

Nominate now for the first Postgraduate Executive Officer

Nominations are still open for students to run for Postgraduate Executive Officer, a brand new position announced by the Loughborough Students' Union (LSU).

13 May 2016

New outdoor learning space dedicated to the memory of former student

A new outdoor learning space has been dedicated in honour of former student, John Hanford

13 May 2016

Callout to all postgraduates – make sure you have your say

The Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2016 (PTES) is now open and all postgraduates in Loughborough and London are being encouraged to fill it in.

13 May 2016

Staff - are you prepared?

Staff are being asked to consider how prepared they are ahead of Business Continuity Awareness Week, 16 – 20 May.

12 May 2016

New study for Race for Life participants

The University, in partnership with Cancer Research UK, has established STRIDE: Active Fundraising, a new nationwide study exploring the potential benefits to women taking part in the Race for Life.

12 May 2016

Cricketing masterclass held for Chevening Scholars

A cricketing masterclass has been held at the ECB Academy for a group of international students who won the UK’s prestigious Chevening awards to fund their Masters studies in the UK.

11 May 2016

Funding grant success for international collaborative project

Professor Elaine Hobby, School of the Arts English and Drama, has been awarded an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) grant for her project on Aphra Behn, entitled Editing Aphra Behn in the Digital Age.

11 May 2016

Last chance to vote for the Student Enterprise Awards

There’s only a limited time left for staff and students to vote for those who they believe have had a significant impact in student Enterprise this year.

11 May 2016

Claudia Parsons Lecture: Discussing the science behind the bubble taking place today

Dr Helen Czerski, physicist, oceanographer and BBC science presenter, will present a guest lecture this evening as part of the University’s Claudia Parsons lecture series.

10 May 2016

REMINDER: EU and You debate tonight

Staff, students and members of the public are invited to take part in a campus-wide debate discussing the UK’s membership within the EU ahead of the referendum on 23 June.

10 May 2016

Loughborough tackles food waste with app concept

A smartphone app concept devised by Loughborough University has the potential to prevent an estimated 1.5 million tonnes of food from being wasted each year in the UK.

10 May 2016

Award of excellence win for CBE academics

Academics from the School of Civil and Building Engineering were granted an Award of Excellence at this year’s International Federation of Hospital Engineering (IFHE) World Congress.

10 May 2016

Hanging on or bowling along? Professor John Arnold talks making the most of the second half of a career

Professor John Arnold, School of Business and Economics, is set to present his inaugural lecture on 18 May, entitled Hanging on or bowling along? Making the most of the second half of a career.

10 May 2016

Loughborough to host the UK's FIRST® LEGO® League Junior Expo

The University is set to host the UK's pilot event for the FIRST® LEGO® League Junior Expo as part of UK Robotics Week, 22 June.

10 May 2016

Loughborough academic becomes first in the UK to win prestigious award

Dr Bucur Novac has received the 2016 Sol Schneider Award by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power Modulator and High Voltage Conference.

9 May 2016

Loughborough hosts international summit exploring the provision of care for society’s most vulnerable children

Loughborough University’s Centre for Child and Family Research welcomed leading experts in children’s services to campus last month, as part of the Therapeutic Residential Care International Summit, funded by the Sir Halley Stewart Trust.

9 May 2016

Loughborough scientists crack the code for football fan excitement

Loughborough has joined forces with Nissan to identify a formula that reveals what gets fans so excited about football.

9 May 2016

Important announcement from IT Services

In late 2015, IT Services initiated a project to address the University’s storage needs, improve performance of workspaces and provide capacity for future growth.

9 May 2016

Nominations open for Loughborough Postgraduate Research Awards

Nominations are now open for the Loughborough Postgraduate Research Awards (PGR) which celebrate the University’s postgraduate research community.

9 May 2016

Loughborough Sport fall at final hurdle in National Badminton League final

For a second year running it was a case of what could have been for Loughborough Sport as they finished runners-up in the National Badminton League Final, losing out to Birmingham Lions 3-1 in an unbelievably close final.

9 May 2016

Masters student wins Next Generation Women Leaders award

Final year Aeronautical Engineering Masters student, Shakti Patel, has won an international leadership award for the Next Generation Women Leaders scholarship programme.

6 May 2016

Fancy being in with a chance of winning £30?

Campus Living have launched a new online survey for staff and students aimed at shaping future catering offers at the University.

6 May 2016

University announces collaboration on intelligent and versatile wireless technology

University engineers will develop unique wireless technology capable of measuring impacts to the body of both athletes and vulnerable patients.

6 May 2016

Join the debate at EU and You event

Staff, students and members of the public are invited to take part in a campus-wide debate at Loughborough University, discussing the UK’s membership within the EU ahead of the referendum on 23 June.

6 May 2016

Placement Student Awards, please vote and share

A campaign has been launched, celebrating the achievements of our placement students, and the transformative opportunities that host employers provide.

5 May 2016

Have you raised money for charity?

Have you raised money for charity this year? Whether it's £20 or £2,000, we want to hear about it!

4 May 2016

Growth Builder announces first cohort

Growth Builder, the business growth programme designed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, has today announced the first cohort of 48 businesses selected to participate in the 12-month programme.

3 May 2016

Local elections taking place this week – essential information for students

Elections for the Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner are set to take place o this week (Thursday 5 May) and students are reminded that if they are on the Electoral Register they can vote in these elections.

3 May 2016

Government investment of £30m needed in training to boost electric vehicle sales, report warns

Greater investment is needed in specialist electric and hybrid vehicle maintenance and repair training by 2020 or the UK economy could miss out on £51 billion a year.

3 May 2016

Staff - make the most of your Union

Staff are being encouraged to take advantage of the benefits on offer as part of Loughborough Students’ Union.

28 April 2016

Reducing heart disease risk among kidney transplant patients

Researchers at Loughborough University, the University of Leicester and Leicester’s Hospitals are to develop exercise programmes for kidney transplant patients in an effort to reduce their risk of heart disease.

27 April 2016

New £180m fund to accelerate energy research across the Midlands Engine

A major new fund designed to drive cutting-edge research, innovation and skills across the Midlands Engine has been officially launched with significant backing from Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.

26 April 2016

Reminder: University lecturers and market stall holders trade places for arts project

University lecturers and local market traders are swapping places over the next three days as part of an innovative arts project.

26 April 2016

Finalists – last chance to fill in the National Student Survey

With the deadline for the National Student Survey (NSS) fast approaching, final year students are being reminded to take part before it’s too late.

26 April 2016

Unique head restraint and car seat system could reduce whiplash injuries

A reactive head restraint and car seat system designed to reduce whiplash in rear-end vehicle collisions has been unveiled by engineers at the University.

26 April 2016

Graduate business chosen by Google as Top 30 Agency in the UK

Loughborough alumnus and Automotive Engineering graduate, Nick Light, has been voted as one of the top 30 digital agencies in the UK by Google for his business, Studio-40.

25 April 2016

Engineering undergraduates leading the way with prestigious award

Charles Newton and Leah Edwards from the Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, and Erin Meredith, School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering, have been presented with a prestigious Engineering Leadership Advanced award.

25 April 2016

Professor Robert Wears to present guest lecture on patient safety

Professor Robert Wears is set to present a guest lecture, titled The rise and fall of patient Safety, on Tuesday 3 May.

25 April 2016

Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey - London

Each year, eligible students are asked to complete the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) to provide valuable feedback on their experience at Loughborough.

22 April 2016

Reminder - Professor Donald Hirsch to present inaugural lecture

Professor Donald Hirsch, Department of Social Sciences, is set to deliver his inaugural lecture discussing the National Living Wage on 27 April.

22 April 2016

Claudia Parsons Lecture 2016: Discussing the science behind the bubble

Dr Helen Czerski, physicist, oceanographer and BBC science presenter, is set to present a guest lecture on 11 May as part of the University’s Claudia Parsons lecture series.

21 April 2016

Student exhibition launch at LU Arts

Second year fine art student Chaz Howkins has won this year’s Arts Pass Exhibition opportunity with LU Arts. Her exhibition ‘Does it matter?’ opens tomorrow, Friday 22 April. It investigates the complexities of gender and its significance within contemporary society.

21 April 2016

New study asks - how are you sleeping?

The University’s Clinical Sleep Research Unit and bed brand, Sealy, are conducting a comprehensive worldwide sleep study exploring the sleep habits of people across the globe.

21 April 2016

LUSEP company wins second Queen’s Award for Enterprise in three years

CommAgility, the leading UK wireless technology company based on Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park (LUSEP), announced today that it has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation, the UK’s most prestigious award for business success.

21 April 2016

Loughborough’s most talented musicians take to the stage

Three of the University's most outstanding music students are set to perform together in a free lunchtime concert at the Cope Auditorium, 4 May.

21 April 2016

Graduate business celebrates third birthday with first national awards ceremony

Graduate and Studio alumnus, Sophie-Louise Hyde, hosted the first national awards celebration for emerging creatives to mark the third birthday of her online platform, The Student Wordsmith.

20 April 2016

Wake up and smell the…. waste??

We’re producing a reusable Loughborough mug, so you can continue to enjoy your favourite coffee (or tea, of course) and help the environment at the same time.

20 April 2016

Want to reward somebody that goes the extra mile for their School?

There’s still time for students and staff to nominate somebody that goes above and beyond for their School in the Loughborough Academic Awards.

20 April 2016

Students – only ten days left to fill in the National Student Survey

With only ten days left to fill in the National Student Survey (NSS), now is the time to make your voice heard.

20 April 2016

Graduate makes waves at Saatchi Gallery art exhibition

Fine Art graduate, Grace Wooler, has been chosen by the Saatchi Gallery to exhibit her work as part of their School Prize Retrospective Exhibition.

19 April 2016

Staff volunteers wanted for 2016 School Games National Final

The 2016 School Games National Finals are taking place on campus this year from Thursday 1 September – Sunday 4 September and staff volunteers are needed!

19 April 2016

Rising entrepreneurial talent celebrated at prestigious awards ceremony

Loughborough University recognises emerging entrepreneurial talent in the finals of the Leicestershire County and East Midlands, Young Enterprise Company of the Year Competition.

19 April 2016

Graduate needs your vote to help make product a reality

Product design graduate, Hannah Sage, needs your vote to help take her invention, Milo, into full production.

19 April 2016

New senior posts appointed

Announcement of new posts appointed at the University.

19 April 2016

There’s still time to apply for the Overton Poetry Prize

The deadline for the prestigious Overton Poetry Prize has been extended from Saturday 30 April to Tuesday 31 May.

19 April 2016

Loughborough Hockey secure promotion to the top flight

After a whirlwind weekend at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Loughborough Students Men’s 1st XI secured promotion to England Hockey’s top league.

18 April 2016

Geoff Feavyour joins the University as new Head of Security

Geoff Feavyour has joined Loughborough University as the new Head of Security, taking the place of Stuart Christie who has retired after 4 years in post.

18 April 2016

Revolutionary 3D printed fashion to be developed at Loughborough University

Personalised 3D printed fashion - manufactured within 24 hours - is the end goal of a new project led by Loughborough University that’s set to change the way we shop for clothes.

18 April 2016

Students – are you registered to vote?

For students who want to vote in the forthcoming elections, it is essential that you check that you are on the Electoral Register.

18 April 2016

Developments to University systems have a positive impact for students

Throughout the past year, the University has made some significant improvements to student systems which have had a notable impact on current students, prospective students and staff.

18 April 2016

Retail and catering on campus – tell us what you think

Campus Living are seeking your feedback on the retail and catering provision on campus.

18 April 2016

Graduate launches campaign to end wrap rage for good with handy new invention

Graduate and founder of Version 22, Simon Lyons is set to launch his Kickstarter campaign to raise the funds needed to push his product, Nimble, into mass manufacture.

15 April 2016

University lecturers and market stall holders trade places for arts project

Loughborough University lecturers and local market traders are swapping places this month as part of an innovative arts project.

15 April 2016

Loughborough’s student experience a hit at Whatuni Student Choice Awards

The University has won two 2016 Whatuni Student Choice Awards, both recognising the incredible student experience on offer at the campus.

15 April 2016

Young innovators are invited to apply for free places at world-class forum

Thinking Digital London is an annual gathering of innovators, creatives, thinkers and entrepreneurs who come together to share insights, ideas, experiences and stories.

15 April 2016

Important announcement from IT Services

In late 2015, IT Services initiated a project to address the University’s storage needs, improve performance of workspaces and provide capacity for future growth.

14 April 2016

Loughborough University and Defence Medical Services become research partners

The University hosted a special event this week to celebrate the start of a new research partnership with the Defence Medical Services (DMS).

14 April 2016

Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry headlines Loughborough Lightning’s international players

Loughborough Lightning is delighted to announce that Ellyse Perry, Sophie Devine and Dane van Nierkerk will play for the team in 2016.

13 April 2016

Invention could help prevent another Brussels style attack

As the world reels from the Brussels bombings, a device created at Loughborough University could provide the answer to safeguarding the travelling public.

12 April 2016

Can a hot bath improve your health?

Scientists have set out to uncover the health benefits of a hot bath.

11 April 2016

Raise your research profile through The Conversation

Find out more about Loughborough’s partnership with the online news platform The Conversation at a special launch event next week (20 April).

8 April 2016

Professor Donald Hirsch to present inaugural lecture

Professor Donald Hirsch, Department of Social Sciences, is set to deliver his inaugural lecture discussing the National Living Wage on 27 April.

8 April 2016

MIT host Loughborough University in Trans-Atlantic sport challenge and academic exchange

Loughborough University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have competed in the latest Trans-Atlantic sporting challenge - a three day tennis match taking place on MIT’s iconic campus in Cambridge, Boston.

8 April 2016

Barrister explores institutional sexism and women’s rights in guest lecture

Charlotte Proudman is set to present a guest lecture on tackling institutional sexism in the legal profession.

7 April 2016

Loughborough launches crowdfunding appeal

Loughborough is asking its graduates and supporters to contribute to a scholarship fund through a crowdfunding appeal to help the next generation of Loughborough students.

7 April 2016

Loughborough shortlisted for two Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards

Loughborough has been shortlisted for two Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards – for the Outstanding Digital Innovation in Management and Administration award and in the Outstanding Marketing/Communications Team category.

6 April 2016

University supports Travis Perkins plc in the search for innovation

Loughborough has joined up with building and construction giant, Travis Perkins plc, in their search for new ideas following the launch of the first ever Travis Perkins Innovation Awards.

6 April 2016

April Sustainability Newsletter available to view now

Staff might be interested in the following updates from the Sustainability team.

6 April 2016

Loughborough Lightning land four England cricket internationals for inaugural Kia Super League

Loughborough Lightning is delighted to announce that four England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Women’s Performance Squad members will play for the team in the first edition of the Kia Super League this summer.

5 April 2016

The new State Pension: how the changes might affect your monthly salary

Tomorrow, 6 April, the Government is introducing a simpler, fairer State Pension system, the introduction of which could mean that you will have to pay more in National Insurance (NI) contributions.

5 April 2016

National Student Survey response rate update – how does your subject rank?

With less than a month left to complete the National Student Survey (NSS) – how does your subject rank so far?

5 April 2016

University selected to monitor natural driver behaviour in unique EU experiment

The real behaviour of Europe’s road users will be revealed for the first time as part of a naturalistic driving study involving Loughborough University.

5 April 2016

University signs Armed Forces Covenant

The University signed a new covenant yesterday as part of its pledge to support the armed forces community.

5 April 2016

National student journalist event to take place at Loughborough

The Student Publication Association National Conference (SPANC16) is coming to Loughborough for a weekend of networking, awards and talks from leading industry professionals.

4 April 2016

Loughborough International Athletics - Tickets On Sale

On Sunday 22nd May the annual Loughborough International Athletics Match will return to the Paula Radcliffe Athletics Stadium for the 58th edition.

4 April 2016

Security and visitor expectation must be balanced to protect museums for future generations

The museum visitor experience is under threat from theft and damage, putting collections at risk, new research reveals.

4 April 2016

Researchers to evaluate the best way to get school children more active

University researchers are working with the national charity Kids Run Free and London Marathon to assess the best way to get school children more active.

4 April 2016

Nominations open for Human Resources Committee vacancy

A vacancy has opened for a member of the Operational Services job family to join the Human Resources Committee from 1 August 2016.

1 April 2016

Invitation to witness the signing of the armed forces covenant

Staff and students are invited to witness the signing of the armed forces covenant by the Vice Chancellor on Monday 4 April.

31 March 2016

Staff discount on tickets for Lightning netball

To support Loughborough Lightning's push to make the Netball Superleague finals staff can claim a discount on tickets for the team's next home match.

31 March 2016

Students, staff and alumni celebrated at Awards Dinner

Students, staff and distinguished alumni from the School of Business and Economics have been recognised for their achievements at the annual Dean’s Awards Dinner.

31 March 2016

University arts project creates visual identity for Loughborough

A new visual identity for Loughborough has been created as part of an arts project by Loughborough University.

30 March 2016

Pay negotiations 2016/17

The Universities and Colleges Employers Association and the higher education trade unions met on 22 March for the first of the agreed meetings of the HE pay negotiating round for 2016/17.

24 March 2016

It’s better OFF at Easter

In 2015, the University consumed around £24,000 worth of electricity in 5 days over the Easter break.

24 March 2016

iTrent and my.HR unavailable on 31 March

iTrent and my.HR – the University’s online HR systems, which include the job vacancies website – will be unavailable on Thursday 31 March from 7am.

24 March 2016

Lightning continue push for the play-offs this Bank Holiday Monday

Loughborough Lightning are gearing up to take on Hertfordshire Mavericks this Bank Holiday Monday at Loughborough University’s Sir David Wallace Arena, eager to get revenge following the 49-44 defeat they suffered earlier in the season.

24 March 2016

Loughborough Students Rugby suffer narrowest of defeats at Twickenham

On a cold March evening Loughborough Students Rugby suffered an agonising two point defeat at the hands of the University of Exeter in the BUCS Rugby Union Final.

23 March 2016

University receives funding to help boost the UK space industry

Loughborough has been announced as one of three East Midlands incubation hubs to receive funding from the UK Space Agency.

22 March 2016

National Student Survey response rate update – how does your subject rank?

With just over a month left to complete the National Student Survey (NSS), we’ve put together a graph showing the response rates for each subject so far.

22 March 2016

Have you been involved in the military past or present?

The University is working on increasing and publicising their support for ex-military, reservists, cadets and military partners.

22 March 2016

Graduate launches first print edition of magazine following online success

Graduate and Studio member, Ali Foroughi, has launched the first print edition of his quarterly magazine, Jungle.

22 March 2016

Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2016

Each year, eligible students are asked to complete the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) to provide valuable feedback on their experience at Loughborough.

22 March 2016

Birch makes it 10 from 10 as Loughborough Sport beat MK Badminton

The final match night of the regular AJ Bell National Badminton League season saw Loughborough Sport break not one but two records as they secured a 4-1 victory.

22 March 2016

Two subject areas rated among top 50 internationally

Two subject areas have been ranked in the top 50 worldwide according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject.

21 March 2016

Professor elected as Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

Professor Darren Smith has been announced as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

21 March 2016

International Business student invited to Downing Street

Final-year International Business student, Dominic Matcham, was one of an elite group of young entrepreneurs invited to attend the 2016 Founders of the Future event at 10 Downing Street.

18 March 2016

Education Secretary visits Sports Technology Institute to emphasise importance of maths skills

Nicky Morgan MP has visited the Sports Technology Institute to find out how athletes and researchers use maths as part of their day-to-day activity.

18 March 2016

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.

18 March 2016

Success at University Community Day

Over 1000 people enjoyed a day of fun filled activities at Loughborough University over the weekend to celebrate British Science Week.

17 March 2016

Community innovation at the heart of new research projects

Harnessing the power of the community is at the heart of two new Loughborough University research projects set to get underway following the award of funding.

17 March 2016

Loughborough voted best in the UK for student experience

The University has been named the best in the country for student experience by the Times Higher Education (THE).

16 March 2016

Professor Bala Vaidhyanathan presents inaugural lecture

Professor Bala Vaidhyanathan is to deliver his inaugural lecture, Making Materials with Microwaves.

16 March 2016

New brand identity launched for Loughborough Lightning women’s cricket team

Loughborough University’s new women’s cricket team, Loughborough Lightning, has today unveiled their brand identity for the Women’s Cricket Super League.

16 March 2016

University to explore what makes football exciting for fans

The University has announced a new partnership with Nissan, the official global automotive sponsor of the UEFA Champions League, to launch the very first Nissan Excitement Index.

15 March 2016

REMINDER: Staff Mail Archive Service coming to an end – action required from staff

IT Services will be decommissioning the legacy “Staff Mail Archive” on Friday 1st April 2016, as agreed with the IT Portfolio Board. This service has been replaced by the new “Shared Mailbox” service which was launched last year.

15 March 2016

Are you a final year student interested in starting your own business?

The Studio is running a Business Bootcamp aimed at helping final-year students who are interested in starting their own business.

15 March 2016

Researchers – give your views on the management of online research

In collaboration with the UX project at Loughborough University, Taylor & Francis are hosting a Twitter party to learn more about the views of librarians and researchers on the management of online research.

15 March 2016

Fitness pass available for all staff

All University staff members and campus partners have the opportunity to sample the Holywell Fitness Centre through a free day pass.

15 March 2016

Workshop explores the challenges of recycling in today’s ‘throw-away’ society

Students from Leicester took a day out of their normal lessons last week to work with University academics in a day of workshops designed to consider the environmental and social challenges of electronic products in today’s ‘throw-away’ society.

14 March 2016

Loughborough research helps guide new adidas clothing for children

Loughborough researchers have been working with leading sports brand adidas to help develop sports tops specifically for children that help keep them cool during exercise.

14 March 2016

Two University films nominated for Learning on Screen Award

Two University films, titled Daylighting of Heritage Spaces and Inspiring Creativity, have been nominated in the General In-house Production Award category at the Learning on Screen Awards, London.

14 March 2016

Bastard Gates restoration underway

Campus landmark, the Bastard Gates, is undergoing restoration to repair some age related damage that has occurred to the arch.

11 March 2016

Cycle-a-thon set to raise money for charity

Loughborough University staff and students are preparing for a 12 hour cycle-a-thon fundraiser next week to raise money for Sports Relief.

11 March 2016

Loughborough shortlisted for record nine out of ten Whatuni Student Choice Awards

Loughborough has been shortlisted for a record nine out of ten 2016 Whatuni Student Choice Awards.

11 March 2016

Staff and students win big at The Worshipful Company of Weavers Awards

Students and staff from The School of the Arts, English and Drama have been awarded nearly £16,000 from textile organisation, The Worshipful Company of Weavers.

11 March 2016

Students provide social media masterclass at Anglian Water conference

Eleven enterprising undergraduates hosted social media masterclasses as part of a two-day Anglian Water conference at Holywell Park last week.

10 March 2016

National Student Survey response rate update – how does your subject rank?

As we approach the half-way point for completing the National Student Survey (NSS), we’ve put together a graph showing the response rates for each subject so far.

10 March 2016

Calling all researchers interested in space technologies and satellite data

Do you have any research interests or ideas which may be relevant to small businesses entering the space sector (including applications utilising satellites for communication, navigation or earth observation)? If so we would like to hear from you.

10 March 2016

Bus drivers’ health at risk due to sedentary behaviour, Loughborough research reveals

Bus drivers are typically sitting for more than 12 hours a day due to the demands of the job – three hours longer than office workers.

10 March 2016

Dean of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences appointed

Following the conclusion of the appointing process earlier this week, Professor Nick Clifford has been confirmed as the next Dean of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences.

10 March 2016

Conference set to debate challenges of Global Food Security

The Centre for Sustainable Manufacturing and Recycling Technologies (SMART) at Loughborough University is set to host the annual Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Food conference on 23- 24 March.

10 March 2016

Graduate toy invention wins spot at Gadget Show Live

Product design graduate, Hannah Sage, is set to showcase her toy invention at the Gadget Show Live 2016.

9 March 2016

One week left to apply to become a Peer Mentor

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for students who want to offer peer support and develop new skills.

9 March 2016

Engineers take their research to Parliament

Loughborough Engineers, Ian Scotland and Daniela Codeglia, presented their research to politicians and a panel of expert judges at Parliament on Monday.

9 March 2016

Official launch for Overton Poetry Prize winner

Winner of the Overton Poetry Prize, Sarah Leavesley, will have her poetry chapbook officially launched at an event on Tuesday 15 March.

9 March 2016

University funding helps staff involved in voluntary groups

Loughborough University has supported ten Charnwood community groups in its latest round of community donations funding.

8 March 2016

School counsellors from the US to visit campus

School counsellors from the US are set to visit Loughborough as part of a tour which focuses on the global resonance, creativity and strength of Shakespeare’s cultural legacy.

8 March 2016

REMINDER: Nominations open for The Robert Martin Prize

Nominations are now open for University prizes which recognise students’ academic and non-academic achievements.

8 March 2016

Cultural Engagement Research Fellowships awarded

Two research projects focusing on cultural engagement in the local community are set to get underway following the award of two Research Fellowships by the University.

8 March 2016

iTrent and my.HR unavailable on 31 March

iTrent and my.HR – the University’s online HR systems, which include the job vacancies website – will be unavailable on Thursday 31 March from 7am.

8 March 2016

International Women’s Day event starts today

The University has opened its campus for a week long schedule of events to coincide with International Women’s Day, starting today.

8 March 2016

Loughborough University’s breakthrough railway technology on track for prototype development

Breakthrough railway technology masterminded by Loughborough University engineers has entered into the next stage of development with industry backing.

7 March 2016

Nhat Nam Bui

We are sad to have to inform you that one of our students, Nhat Nam Bui, has died.

4 March 2016

Textiles students’ success at international fashion show

Loughborough Textiles students have sold their designs to various global companies following success at an international fashion show.

4 March 2016

World record success for bounce-a-thon held at Loughborough University

Students, staff, and members of the local community who took part in a ‘bounce-a-thon’ at Loughborough University have set a new world record.

4 March 2016

University events set to inspire students

Loughborough University is running a series of ‘Inspiring Minds’ events to give Year 12 students a taster into University life and a range of different degree subjects.

3 March 2016

Loughborough University’s Executive Director of Sport defends RFU’s position on tackling in school rugby

Loughborough University’s Executive Director of Sport has today confirmed support for the Rugby Football Union (RFU) recommendations on the safety of tackling in secondary school rugby.

3 March 2016

Community day will celebrate British Science Week

Loughborough University is running a community day this month to celebrate British Science Week.

2 March 2016

National Student Survey: Departmental response rates to 29 February

Which departments have the highest response rates to date in the National Student Survey?

1 March 2016

£3.8m investment to grow Loughborough’s research activity

Loughborough University will receive £3.8m investment in its postgraduate research training as part of major investment in science and engineering research announced today by Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson.

1 March 2016

Bespoke Masters Programme wins industry training award

A bespoke Masters programme developed by the Executive Education Team and Building Societies Association (BSA) has won as the ‘Best Training Initiative’ in the Association Excellence Awards.

29 February 2016

Mandatory online training to be completed this week

All staff, except those in the Operational Services job family, should have completed the new mandatory training on the safe management and storage of data by Friday 4 March 2016.

29 February 2016

Annual Review for 2014/15 available to view now

The digital version of the Annual Review for 2014/15 has been launched and is now available to view online.

29 February 2016

The new State Pension: how the changes might affect your monthly salary

On 6 April 2016, the Government is introducing a simpler, fairer State Pension system, the introduction of which could mean that you will have to pay more in National Insurance (NI) contributions.

26 February 2016

University holds Inaugural Donors and Scholars reception

On 25 February, the University held a reception to celebrate the support donors have provided for Scholarship students at Loughborough.

26 February 2016

University celebrates International Women’s Day

Loughborough University is opening its campus for a week long schedule of events to coincide with International Women’s Day, 8 March.

26 February 2016

Identifying the sports leaders of tomorrow

Loughborough University London's Institute for Sport Business was the academic partner at the Inaugural Sport Industry NextGen Leadership Awards.

25 February 2016

University Lecturer receives Research Writing award

Dr Ashley Casey, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, has received a Research Writing award for his paper titled, entitled I just remember rugby”: Re-membering Physical Education as More Than a Sport.

25 February 2016

REMINDER: Enterprise training

Registration for the Enterprise Office’s workshop series is still open, and there are just a few places left.

25 February 2016

Loughborough Lightning to play on opening day of Women’s Cricket Super League

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced the playing schedule and team names for the six hosts that will compete in the inaugural Women’s Cricket Super League.

24 February 2016

Bespoke Masters programme shortlisted for industry training award

A bespoke Masters programme developed by the Executive Education Team and Building Societies Association (BSA) has been shortlisted in the ‘Best Training Initiative’ category at the Association Excellence Awards.

24 February 2016

Campaigning gets underway in Students’ Union Executive Elections 2016

Campaigning is underway in the annual Students’ Union elections. Eleven positions are up for grabs and the successful candidates will oversee the running of the Students’ Union on behalf of its student members for the academic year 2016/17.

23 February 2016

Fine art researcher secures public sculpture commission

John Atkin, celebrated sculptor and reader in Fine Art, has secured a commission to create an art installation within the boundaries of the railway station in Corby, Northamptonshire.

22 February 2016

Campus network maintenance

On Tuesday 23 February at 7am, the University's core network will be undergoing maintenance.

22 February 2016

First British snowboarding and ski brand made for women by women seeks to break gender stereotypes

Graduates Susie Beere and Sophie Kelly have officially launched the first British snowboarding and ski brand designed specifically for women.

22 February 2016

Get involved in student volunteer week 2016!

Are you a student wanting to get involved in volunteering? Now is your chance!

22 February 2016

No evidence of a decline in A-level maths standards since the 1990s

Research from the University’s Mathematics Education Centre shows A-level maths standards have declined since the 1960s – but appear to have remained consistent over the last 20 years.

22 February 2016

Decommissioning of the legacy 'Staff Mail Archive' Service

IT Services will be decommissioning the legacy “Staff Mail Archive” on Friday 1st April 2016, as agreed with the IT Portfolio Board. This service has been replaced by the new “Shared Mailbox” service which was launched last year.

22 February 2016

Apply now to become a Peer Mentor

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for students who want to offer peer support and develop new skills.

19 February 2016

Loughborough launches the Spirit of Rugby festival

A national project aiming to engage young people in rugby kicked off this week at Loughborough.

19 February 2016

New senior posts appointed

Announcement of new posts appointed in February.

18 February 2016

Ever thought about skydiving? This could be your chance

An exciting opportunity for University staff to take part in a Tandem Skydive is on offer.

18 February 2016

Graduate School announce 55 fully-funded PhD studentships

The Graduate School have announced 55 fully-funded PhD opportunities from across all areas of research.

18 February 2016

Nicky Morgan change of address

Due to a move of offices, Nicky Morgan has a new address for all correspondence.

16 February 2016

Finalists – have you completed the National Student Survey yet?

The National Student Survey – the NSS – is now open. Don’t miss your chance to take part and give your feedback on your student experience at Loughborough. No one knows the University better than you, so your opinions about being a student at Loughborough are really important.

16 February 2016

Student aims to solve global warming by riding his bike

Sports Technology student Joe Porter has received a £10,000 grant for his idea, PowerRide, which aims to stem global warming.

16 February 2016

Spring Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair

The University’s Careers Network is set to host the Spring Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair with over 100 organisations confirmed to attend.

15 February 2016

Important changes to Kinchbus Sprint service

As a result of the success of the free campus travel initiative the paid for service which travels across campus and into town and the station – the Kinchbus Sprint service - has often become overloaded with people travelling for free.

15 February 2016

Risk of falling below decent living standard continues to rise, despite record employment, research reveals

Six in 10 households (2.6 million) are struggling to make ends meet, despite having someone in work.

12 February 2016

Loughborough University London student projects impress business leaders

A Loughborough University London project which challenges students to help solve real problems set direct by businesses has been praised by company partners.

12 February 2016

Arts Showcase

As part of the UCAS visit days, the School of the Arts, English and Drama are showcasing the arts-based opportunities on offer at Loughborough.

12 February 2016

Nominations open for The Robert Martin Prize

Nominations are now open for University prizes which recognise students’ academic and non-academic achievements.

11 February 2016

New Enterprise training

The Enterprise Office is pleased to offer a series of free half-day training sessions for academics to help you enhance the impact of your research.

11 February 2016

Generating fuel for life – Loughborough shares renewable energy expertise with India

Loughborough University engineering experts are helping to improve lives in India by sharing essential knowledge of how to turn waste into clean energy.

10 February 2016

Let’s talk Sport

The Sports Technology Research Group hosted their first ever event in the new #SportConnectSeries last Thursday.

9 February 2016

One week left to apply for STEM Awards

The Telegraph UK STEM Awards is a unique opportunity for students across the country to present their ideas in a bid to win £25,000 and a bespoke mentoring programme.

9 February 2016

Brilliant Birch inspires Loughborough Sport comeback

Loughborough Sport produced the comeback of all comebacks to book their place in the AJ Bell National Badminton League Finals Day with one fixture still to play.

8 February 2016

Rejuvenating the High Street through Art

It was a rather unusual day of business for Loughborough newsagent, Ashby Square News on Saturday (6 February 2016). The shop’s entire product range was rebranded as part of Loughborough University’s Market Town project, an innovative art programme that invited artists to reimagine the high street.

8 February 2016

University extends deadline for Special Projects Fund

The University has extended the deadline for its Special Projects Fund and will now be accepting bids until Friday 19 February.

5 February 2016

First International Conference on Geographies of Migration and Mobility set to take place at Loughborough University

With migration continuing to dominate the national media headlines and the agenda of politicians, Loughborough University is set to host an international conference to examine the issues around the subject from an academic perspective.

5 February 2016

Staff and students invited to Market Day in town centre tomorrow

Staff and students are invited to attend Market Day in Loughborough Town Centre tomorrow.

5 February 2016

Professor Paul Downward presents inaugural lecture

Professor Paul Downward is set to deliver his inaugural lecture, titled ‘I may not be healthy but I am happy. Please leave me alone. Some peculiar economics of sport and exercise participation.’

5 February 2016

New centre places Loughborough at heart of UK aerospace engineering and technology development

The Business Minister, Anna Soubry MP, has today announced £9.8 million of funding towards the establishment of a new facility that will position Loughborough University as a primary UK hub for aerospace engineering and technology.

4 February 2016

LU Arts to host seminar on the impact of the digital economy on communities

Loughborough University Arts is hosting a seminar which examines the positive impact of the digital economy on communities.

3 February 2016

Applications open for teaching awards

Students, staff and learning support staff can now submit applications for Loughborough’s annual Teaching Innovation awards.

3 February 2016

Are you ready to take on the Social Storm Supercell challenge?

Following the successful 24h Social Storm event held in November, Social Storm is introducing a brand new challenge - Social Storm Supercell.

3 February 2016

New public- and private-backed growth programme launched

Growth Builder, the business growth programme designed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, launches today and is open for applications from British high-growth businesses.

2 February 2016

LSU launch new competition

The LSU has launched a new competition aimed at students who want to make their app ideas a reality.

2 February 2016

University student recognised as engineering rising star

Loughborough University student, Miranda Rupp, has been awarded a Diamond Jubilee Scholarship from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

1 February 2016

The National Student Survey - what it is and why it is important

The National Student Survey(NSS)2016 has officially opened for Loughborough students.

1 February 2016

PhD graduate encourages us to grow, connect and share with new venture

Design School graduate, Dr Rose Deakin is on a mission to reconnect communities through the joy of growing with her new venture, The Crop Club.

1 February 2016

Loughborough launches first ever ‘Consent Week’

This week, the Loughborough Students' Union (LSU) is launching the first ever ‘Consent Week’ in partnership with University academic experts in the field.

1 February 2016

Loughborough Lightning top Netball Superleague after Super Saturday

Loughborough Lightning got their 2016 Vitality Netball Superleague campaign off to the perfect start on Super Saturday as they secured a convincing 65-34 victory over Yorkshire Jets to go top of the league.

28 January 2016

LSU introduces ‘Fresh Thursday’

Loughborough Students’ Union is shaking up their events calendar with a brand new night, Fresh Thursday.

27 January 2016

Loughborough University to help shape the future of higher education sport

Loughborough University has kicked off 2016 by embarking on a Sport England funded project looking at how sports participation can be increased.

26 January 2016

2°C global warming target will mean much higher temperatures in many regions

Professor Rob Wilby (Geography) has contributed to a major research paper (published this month in Nature) which warns of the wider climate impacts of a 2°C global warming target.

25 January 2016

Loughborough University launches Rio 2016 website

With 200 days to go until the 2016 Olympic & Paralympic Games kick off in Rio de Janeiro, Loughborough University launched its dedicated website which will follow the progress of current and former students on their ‘Road to Rio’.

22 January 2016

Students invited to take part in drugs Q&A session

Students are invited to take part in a drugs question and answer session on Monday which is being hosted by the Students’ Union.

21 January 2016

Study to track students' digital research journey

Discovering and navigating digital information is part of the everyday work of today’s researcher, but what is that user experience and how could it be improved?

21 January 2016

Open Day Event for West Park Teaching Hub

Staff and Students are being invited to take a look inside the brand new West Park Teaching Hub ahead of the start of lectures in the building.

21 January 2016

Loughborough University design graduates voted most employable in the UK

Loughborough University Design School creates the most employable graduates in the UK, a new industry survey has found.

20 January 2016

Need help with exam prep? Find out more here

With exams now well underway, here’s a reminder of the services and support available for you.

19 January 2016

Apply now for your free place at world-class forum

Creative and innovative young thinkers and entrepreneurs are being offered the opportunity to attend a world-class forum free of charge as honored guests.

19 January 2016

Reminder: Community Donations Fund calls for bids from staff

University staff are being offered the chance to get financial support for community projects they're involved in.

19 January 2016

One week left to apply for Undergraduate of the Year

TARGETjobs are encouraging students to apply for the 2016 Undergraduate of the Year competition.

19 January 2016

Graduate wins WorldStar Student Packaging Award

Graphic Communication and Illustration graduate, Sally Wood, has won a WorldStar Student Packaging Award for her grow-your-own herb kit.

18 January 2016

Shoebox and soup kitchen success over festive period

The University is thanking staff and students who helped with voluntary and fundraising activities over the festive period.

18 January 2016

New senior posts appointed

Announcement of new posts appointed in January.

18 January 2016

Staff and students invited to attend the first Student Wordsmith Awards

The Student Wordsmith is set to host its first annual awards at the Loughborough Students’ Union on 16 April 2016.

15 January 2016

Loughborough University to help develop new life changing haemophilia A therapy

Loughborough University is working with a team of international partners on a new €5.6 million project to develop a cell based haemophilia A therapy.

15 January 2016

Holocaust Memorial Day

Staff and students are invited to reflect on the lives that have been affected by the Holocaust in a remembrance ceremony on 27 January.

15 January 2016

Academic appointed editor of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s journal

Academic, Dr Patrick Waterson, has been appointed editor of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) academic and policy discourse journal – Policy and Practice in Health and Safety (PPHS).

15 January 2016

Graduate Enterprise student celebrates successful first year in business

Graduate and founder of In2Collision and The Student Wordsmith, Sophie-Louise Hyde, is celebrating as In2Collision reaches its first birthday.

14 January 2016

Loughborough University announced as Women’s Cricket Super League host

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today announced that Loughborough University has been named as one of the six hosts that will compete in the inaugural Women’s Cricket Super League this summer.

14 January 2016

Professor Steven Kenny presents his inaugural lecture

Professor Steven Kenny is set to deliver his inaugural lecture, titled Atomic scale design: Using computational modelling to develop materials for energy applications, on 20 January.

14 January 2016

University announces arrangements for Special Projects Fund

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

14 January 2016

Academic misconduct - don’t get caught out

Don’t fall foul of academic misconduct during your exams.

13 January 2016

University shortlisted at WPM Education User Conference Awards

The University has been shortlisted for the Innovation and Effectiveness in Online Payments Award at the WPM conference for their submission on student parking permits.

13 January 2016

Young innovators invited to apply for free places at world-class forum

Thinking Digital London is an annual gathering of innovators, creatives, thinkers and entrepreneurs who come together to share insights, ideas, experiences and stories.

12 January 2016

Numeracy course launched for students

A new numeracy course has been launched to help students with their numeracy skills.

12 January 2016

Staff volunteering and fundraising opportunities

January is a time for resolutions and new challenges, so why not get involved in some fantastic volunteering and fundraising activities this year? There are a range of fun and exciting opportunities on offer:

11 January 2016

New senior posts appointed

Announcement of new posts appointed in December.

11 January 2016

Keep Calm Week is back

The Student Union’s Keep Calm campaign is back again to help students stay stress free throughout the exam period.

8 January 2016

Student Feedback matters

A key strand of the University Strategy is about developing our students as individuals. Whilst the University has its own ideas about how to do this, feedback direct from students is an integral part of being able to shape our plans. We want to know we are doing the things that matter to students.

8 January 2016

Saliva test to detect GHB and alcohol poisonings

Scientists working at Loughborough University and the University of Cordoba, Spain, have developed a new method for the rapid diagnosis of poisoning in apparently drunk patients.

7 January 2016

Community Donations Fund calls for bids from staff

University staff are being offered the chance to get financial support for community projects they're involved in.

7 January 2016

imago to hold conference for colleagues

The University’s conference and hospitality service, imago, are set to hold a free internal networking event for colleagues across campus.

6 January 2016

Students - keep your stuff safe

Get loads of cool things for Christmas? If it’s valuable to you, it will be to somebody else too.

6 January 2016

Male volunteers wanted for study titled ‘Can exercise make us less hungry?’

Scientists at Loughborough University are investigating whether exercise can make us less hungry.

5 January 2016

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

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

5 January 2016

Need help with exam prep? Find out more here

With exams just around the corner, here’s a reminder of the services and support available for you.

4 January 2016

Apply now to win a share of £20k with Santander’s Big Ideas competition

Last year, Santander launched a new competition across the UK to engage with students to find out what they would like their bank of the future to look like.

21 December 2015

University home to new assessment centre for students with additional needs

Students with disabilities and additional needs in Loughborough and the surrounding areas will now be able to take advantage of a new assessment centre based at the University.

21 December 2015

Textiles students to benefit from thousands of pounds in funding and equipment

Students and staff from the School of Arts, English and Drama have successfully received scholarship funding from the Worshipful Company of Weavers.

18 December 2015

PhD student shortlisted for Materials Innovation Award

PhD Textiles student, Laura Morgan, has been shortlisted for the Arts Foundation Materials Innovation Award supported by The Clothworkers' Foundation.

18 December 2015

Collaborative school exhibition opens at the National Centre for Craft and Design

A collaboration between four University schools has concluded in a three month exhibition at the National Centre for Craft and Design.

17 December 2015

PhD student awarded prestigious IMechE Research Scholarship

PhD student, Rebecca Grant, has been awarded the prestigious Institution of Mechanical Engineers Research Scholarship at the IMechE Vision Awards.

16 December 2015

Loughborough University wins Whatuni.com popularity contest

Loughborough University is the most popular first choice for students researching their higher education options through course comparison site WhatUni.com.

15 December 2015

Professor Mary Kellett to deliver annual lecture

Professor Mary Kellett is set to deliver an annual lecture, titled Geographies of Children, Youth and Families.

15 December 2015

New Bishop of Leicester announced at Loughborough

The Rt Revd Martyn Snow has been announced as the new Bishop of Leicester, at an event held at the University this morning (15 December).

15 December 2015

Academic receives Engineering Impact Award

Tony Sutton has received an Engineering Impact Award in the education category for his work on revolutionising mechatronics education.

15 December 2015

Dedicated training centre for BIM and pipework to launch in the New Year

Loughborough University will launch a dedicated training centre to support the building and industrial services industry in tackling the challenges of pipework innovation and energy efficiency installation.

15 December 2015

12 Days of Fitness

Fancy getting fit over the Christmas break? Holywell Fitness Centre and Powerbase gym on campus have a special festive offer.

14 December 2015

GAME confirmed as title sponsor for graduate led Esports championship

Loughborough graduates behind the UK’s inter-university Esports championship have secured sponsorship from gaming giant, GAME.

14 December 2015

Staff and students involved in local volunteering projects

Hall wardens and subwardens at the University teamed up with students from their halls to volunteer in projects across Loughborough and the surrounding area.

14 December 2015

Notice from IT Services – Scam emails

A number of bogus/phishing* emails are circulating at the moment, including scam emails purporting to be from the Student Loans Company (Student Finance England) with the subject line ‘Important information about your student loan’.

11 December 2015

Light in the Landscape exhibition

A new exhibition of paintings by Rod Shaw, a member of staff at the University, is now open at Loughborough Town Hall.

10 December 2015

Academic receives Software Sustainability Institute fellowship

Dr Melodee Beals, Department of Politics, History and International Relations, has been selected as a fellow of the Software Sustainability Institute, 2016.

9 December 2015

Loughborough first university to be awarded new UK Anti-Doping education accreditation

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) has today announced its new education accreditation scheme, which sees Loughborough University become the first university to achieve the status.

9 December 2015

Campus teaching hub nearing completion

A £3million project to create new teaching space on campus is nearing completion.

9 December 2015

Loughborough takes part in global hackathon

Loughborough joined universities from around the world in a multinational hackathon attempting to tackle three global challenges in 24 hours.

9 December 2015

New senior posts appointed

Announcement of new posts appointed in December.

8 December 2015

White paper aims to raise standards and accountability of climate services

Professor Rob Wilby (Geography) and a community of international practitioners have published a draft white paper calling for an ethical framework for the climate services.

8 December 2015

Staff Christmas volunteering projects

With Christmas around the corner, it’s the perfect time to get involved in some rewarding volunteering projects and help those in need.

8 December 2015

December Sustainability Newsletter available to view now

Staff might be interested in the following updates from the Sustainability team.

8 December 2015

Intermittent Connectivity on campus

Our internet connection provider, JISC, is suffering from a significant problem with connectivity which is affecting all UK Universities.

8 December 2015

University research to inform cricket helmet safety development

Research by the Sports Technology Institute will continue to shape the development of cricket helmet safety, following a landmark announcement by the governing body for the sport.

8 December 2015

Loughborough turn the tables on reigning NBL champions Team Derby

Loughborough Sport kept their 100 percent record going in the 2015/16 AJ Bell National Badminton League (NBL) with a fantastic 4-1 victory over Team Derby at the Sir David Wallace Sports Hall on campus.

7 December 2015

Reminder: Share your research through pictures with science photo competition

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) have launched their third science photo competition.

7 December 2015

Study finds verbal abuse towards football refs still rife

An online survey of more than 2,000 football referees has found verbal abuse towards match officials is still rife.

7 December 2015

Postgraduate Energy Research Conference

The annual Midlands Energy Consortium Postgraduate Research Conference is due to take place at the University on 17 December 2015.

4 December 2015

Lost keys?

The Students’ Union have handed a large amount of assorted keys over to Security which have been found this term.

3 December 2015

Loughborough University part of £276m UK infrastructure and cities project

Loughborough University has been announced as a partner in a new £276 million research project aimed at ensuring the long-term functioning of the UK’s infrastructure and cities.

3 December 2015

LU Arts welcome everyone to attend innovative branding workshops

LU Arts is running a series of exciting branding workshops throughout December and January as part of their Market Town project.

3 December 2015

Spread some Christmas cheer at the University Christmas Carol Service!

The annual Loughborough University Christmas Carol Service is taking place on Monday and everyone is welcome!

1 December 2015

Future Cloud Office platform

In November, IT Services hosted an event inviting staff and students to a presentation and open discussion on the transition from existing IT systems to Cloud Office environment.

1 December 2015

Registration now open for The Social Media Program 2015

The Social Media Program provides students with the opportunity to consult with local businesses in Loughborough about social media.

1 December 2015

Intelligent Energy develops embedded smartphone fuel cell technology

Intelligent Energy, the fuel cell technology company originating from Loughborough University research and headquartered at its Science and Enterprise Park, has entered into an agreement with an emerging smartphone OEM to create a tailored development and integration programme for a specific smartphone application.

30 November 2015

Community groups awarded University donations

A number of different community initiatives including a Christmas food bank, a gardening project and sporting activities have been supported by Loughborough University in its first round of community donations for the academic year.

30 November 2015

Your Education Week 2015

Your Education Week, 30 November – 4 December, offers students the opportunity to have their say and find out what is being done to enhance academic experience at Loughborough.

30 November 2015

Review of Performance and Development Review (PDR) process

As part of the ongoing HR Strategy, a review of Performance and Development Reviews has been taking place over the last 12 months and the revised principles (below) developed through this process are now ready to be tested.

27 November 2015

Come and enjoy some festive fun at Christmas Jumper Day

There’s not long left to dig out your festive jumpers ready for Christmas Jumper Day at Shirley Pearce Square next week.

27 November 2015

Daylighting of Buildings: 2500 Years of History/20 of ‘Revolution’

Professor John Mardaljevic from the School of Civil and Building Engineering will deliver his inaugural lecture on 2 December.

27 November 2015

New space offering placement advice to students

The Place is a new space for students to access information and advice on placements and other forms of professional level work experience.

27 November 2015

New Professor of Social Policy makes mark in Living Wage and tax credit policy

Donald Hirsch, Director of the Centre for Research in Social Policy (CRSP) at Loughborough, has been promoted to Professor of Social Policy.

27 November 2015

Annie Machon presents Spies, Lies and Whistle-blowers

Former MI5 Intelligence Officer ‘Spook’, Annie Machon, is set to present a guest lecture titled, Spies, Lies and Whistle-blowers: Ethics and Accountability within Intelligence.

26 November 2015

My Landmark exhibition at the Pilkington Library

A project designed to create links between British and Chinese students will be showcased on campus from 30 November – 20 December.

26 November 2015

Loughborough rated as Outstanding Global University in international report

Loughborough has been ranked as one of the Outstanding Global Universities for Sport Science in a new report published by the University of Tsukuba in Japan.

26 November 2015

Research shows remote lakes are affected by warming climate

The rate of carbon burial in remote lakes has doubled over the last 100 years, suggesting even isolated ecosystems are feeling the effects of our changing climate.

26 November 2015

VC and Professor Rice join peer-assisted learning session

The VC and Professor Stephen Rice from Geography join first year Geography students and their Peer Assisted Learning Facilitators for an informal study session.

25 November 2015

Energy research at Loughborough set to accelerate following £180m investment

Loughborough is to play a crucial role in the next step towards the transformation of the UK’s energy sector as part of the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA).

25 November 2015

Enter the Three Minute Thesis for your chance to win

Doctoral students are being encouraged to enter the first heat of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition for their chance to win Amazon vouchers and an iPad!

25 November 2015

LU Arts host free talks on sustainable economic systems

LU Arts is running a free evening of talks this week on new sustainable economic systems. The talks are part of the Radar programme.

24 November 2015

Books of Remembrance for Daryl Owen

Books of Remembrance have been set up in the reception area of the Wolfson Building and in the University Chapel for Daryl Owen, a student in the Wolfson School who died in a road traffic accident near Stratford last Wednesday.

24 November 2015

Road Safety Week - staying safe on campus

To coincide with Road Safety Week, students and staff are reminded to show caution when travelling on campus.

24 November 2015

REPOINT wins Most Interesting Innovation award

Breakthrough technology developed by the University has won the Most Interesting Innovation at RailExec’s award ceremony.

24 November 2015

Graduate becomes first Asian Woman Footballer of the year in England

Loughborough graduate MSc student, Aditi Chauhan, has created history by becoming the first Asian Woman Footballer of the year in England.

23 November 2015

University student welcomes community to local arts exhibition

A new social initiative to bring together Loughborough University and the wider community is currently underway.

23 November 2015

Postgraduate Energy Research Conference

The annual Midlands Energy Consortium, Postgraduate Research Conference is due to take place at the University on 17 December 2015.

23 November 2015

New research into daylight exposure in heritage buildings to help balance access and conservation

New research into the distribution of natural light and its level of exposure in historic buildings has been carried out by Loughborough University on behalf of the National Trust.

20 November 2015

Loughborough University partners with Causeway to enhance students’ transferable skills

The School of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University has announced a partnership with Causeway, a global technology leader in 5D BIM (Building Information Modelling), as the latest development in its pioneering strategy to embed BIM into undergraduate degree and postgraduate programmes.

20 November 2015

University awards scholarships for academic excellence

Students were awarded scholarships for academic excellence at a celebratory dinner last night, in recognition of outstanding performance in undergraduate study.

20 November 2015

Loughborough-led Manifesto calls for more ethical sourcing in construction

Professor Jacqui Glass is leading a national call for more ethical sourcing within the construction industry.

20 November 2015

Reminder: Join in the festive fun at Christmas Jumper Day

The countdown to Christmas has officially begun, so why not put on your Christmas jumper and head down to Loughborough University for some festive fun on 1 December?

19 November 2015

Success at Fruit Routes Harvest project

Harvest Festivities which took place on campus as part of the Fruit Routes project went down a treat amongst staff, students and the local community last month.

19 November 2015

University take part in Christmas tree festivities

The University has got into the festive spirit for the annual Loughborough Christmas tree festival, organised by the town’s All Saints Parish Church.

19 November 2015

English student to publish sci-fi fantasy book

English PhD student Amanda Bigler is set to publish her first novel, The Takers, this month.

18 November 2015

Academic publishes new book on the genealogy of resilience

Dr Chris Zebrowski, School of Business and Economics, has published a new book entitled The Value of Resilience: Securing Life in the 21st Century.

18 November 2015

International Day at the LSU

Students are invited to attend a day of culture, cuisine and customs at the annual International Day taking place at the LSU today.

17 November 2015

Global Entrepreneurship Week

To mark the beginning of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the LSU Enterprise Hub is offering events for students to get involved with.

17 November 2015

Study to tackle ‘transient loneliness’

Professor Mike Wilson from the School of the Arts, English and Drama is leading a national research project exploring ‘transient loneliness’, which affects increasing numbers of people from migrants and carers to students and lone workers.

17 November 2015

Loughborough swimmers triumph once more

Sticking to their mantra of ‘fast swimming’ Loughborough’s swimmers once again retained their men’s, women’s and overall BUCS Short Course Swimming Championship titles thanks to a number of recording breaking performances.

17 November 2015

Prizes awarded to top-performing Business and Economics students

Students from the School of Business and Economics have been awarded £300 at a ceremony hosted by the Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Society of Chartered Accountants (LANSCA).

16 November 2015

Work begins on STEMLab at Loughborough University

Work officially began today (16 November) on the new STEMLab building at Loughborough University, with Professor Rachel Thomson, the academic lead for the development, turning the first turf on site.

16 November 2015

Minute's silence today

The UK will be joining Europe in a minute’s silence today at 11am to honour those who were killed in Friday’s terror attacks in Paris.

16 November 2015

Return of ‘The Watchers’

Following its temporary loan to an exhibition in Germany, ‘The Watchers’ is set to return to the University today.

16 November 2015

Antibiotic Awareness Week - Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance

As part of Antibiotic Awareness Week, 16 – 20 November, Loughborough is joining universities around the UK informing staff and students about the dangers of antibiotic resistance.

13 November 2015

Loughborough IP named most innovative product by LIFTEX2015

Aero-Beam, a breakthrough in crane operation technology, has won the Most Innovative Product Award at the LEEA LIFTEX 2015 exhibition and conference.

13 November 2015

Professor Helen Drake asks ‘Has Europe unmade France?’

Professor Helen Drake will deliver her inaugural lecture on 18 November.

13 November 2015

Temporary road closure in Loughborough

Leicestershire County Council Highways has agreed to the temporary closure of Epinal Way, Loughborough, which may cause some disruption to those travelling to the University.

12 November 2015

Loughborough to help launch new weather and travel app

A new weather and travel app, funded by Innovate UK, is to be worked on by Loughborough University, Peterborough Environment City Trust, Meniscus, and Anglia Ruskin University.

12 November 2015

University wins prestigious e-Learning award

Dr Richard Blanchard and Dr Sheryl Williams have been presented with the 2015 e-Learning Excellence Award for their work on the Photovoltaic Remote Laboratory.

11 November 2015

Join in the festive fun at Christmas Jumper Day

The countdown to Christmas has officially begun, so why not put on your Christmas jumper and head down Shirley Pearce Square for some festive fun on 1 December?

11 November 2015

UK broadcast studio opens at Loughborough

Loughborough University is one of three new Jisc UK Broadcast Hubs that will help increase media coverage of academic research.

11 November 2015

Pay negotiations 2015-2016

The 2015-16 pay round has now concluded and participating higher education institutions have been advised that they can implement the pay award.

11 November 2015

Football fans - take part in postgrad survey

A group of postgraduate students at Loughborough University London are appealing for football fans to take part in a survey on football fan views.

10 November 2015

imago wins Business Tourism title at Excellence in Tourism Awards

The conference and events arm of University, imago, has won Gold in the Business Tourism category at the Leicester and Leicestershire Excellence in Tourism Awards 2015.

10 November 2015

Loughborough recognised at global chemical engineering awards

Loughborough University was among the finalists at the IChemE Global Awards 2015 in recognition of its collaboration with BP on an immersive 3D training experience.

10 November 2015

Free innovation and enterprise e-course launches for 16-18 year olds

To celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, 16 – 22 November, Loughborough University’s School of Business and Economics is launching an e-learning course for secondary school students, years 12 and 13.

9 November 2015

Loughborough Sport Tennis Centre staff Open Day

Staff are invited to visit the Loughborough Sport Tennis Centre following a significant redevelopment of the facility over the summer.

9 November 2015

Save this Christmas with the NUS and Love Loughborough discount cards

Staff and students are encouraged to take advantage of the great discounts on offer this Christmas with the NUS Extra and Love Loughborough discount cards.

6 November 2015

Loughborough hosts visit from the Government’s Science and Innovation Network

On 5 November Loughborough welcomed a group of international visitors from the Science and Innovation Network, which is jointly funded by the Government’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

6 November 2015

Students are reminded to update their details using the student self-service facility

The self-service facility allows students to view and update some of the information in their student record.

6 November 2015

Loughborough academic delivers prestigious memorial lecture

Professor David Llewellyn, School of Business and Economics, delivered the prestigious Maxwell Fry Global Finance Memorial Lecture on 28 October.

6 November 2015

Loughborough study explores the effect of sit-to-stand workstations on sedentary behaviour outside of office hours

Introducing sit-to-stand workstations in the office significantly reduces sitting at work but can result in slight increases in sitting outside of working hours, new research reveals.

6 November 2015

Enjoy a classical guitar concert during your lunch break on Wednesday!

Prize-winning guitarist Alan Thomas will be performing on Wednesday 11 November in Martin Hall Café as part of the LU Arts programme of events and you’re invited!

5 November 2015

New system will help police forces find the optimum location for its officers

A new computer modelling tool which could help police forces to position their officers to provide the optimum response time is being developed at Loughborough University.

5 November 2015

University turns red in support of Poppy Appeal

Loughborough University is lighting up two of its iconic buildings in support of the Poppy Appeal.

5 November 2015

Student receives grant from the Broadway Arts Festival Trust

Textiles: Innovation and Design student, Chloe Williams, has received a £500 grant from the Broadway Arts Festival Trust to help with her studies at University.

5 November 2015

New study aims to improve the health of NHS office workers

A new study by Loughborough University will be looking at the impact of standing desks on the health of NHS office workers at Leicester’s three hospitals.

4 November 2015

Win a share of £20k with Santander’s Big Ideas competition

This year, Santander is launching a new competition across the UK to engage with students to find out what they would like their bank of the future to look like.

4 November 2015

Jonathon Porritt considers ‘Where now for the Environment Movement?’ in public lecture

Following a number of years working on sustainability projects with BP and Shell, environmentalist and writer Jonathon Porritt discusses the unlikely move to renewable energy for major fossil fuel companies.

4 November 2015

New research project into blood test for early diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders

Loughborough University scientists have begun a research project with Peterborough City Hospital into a new blood test for the early diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders.

4 November 2015

SMART set to represent the University at innovation festival

The Centre for Sustainable Manufacturing and Recycling Technologies (SMART) will be representing the University at the Disruptive Innovation Festival 2015.

3 November 2015

Whole Earth exhibition extended

The Whole Earth? exhibition will now be on campus until the end of the month, giving staff, students and the community longer to visit the thought provoking display.

3 November 2015

Loughborough launches videos to support university application process

A suite of new videos to help guide students through the university application process has been launched today by Loughborough University.

3 November 2015

Loughborough Sport win at home on the opening night of the National Badminton League season

After falling at the final hurdle last season, Loughborough Sport kicked off their second campaign of the National Badminton League with an impressive victory over local rivals University of Nottingham.

3 November 2015

Loughborough secures funding to help fight the global health threat of antimicrobial resistance

Researchers in Chemical Engineering have secured £545,000 to help tackle growing resistance to antibiotics.

2 November 2015

Fireworks Extravaganza back for another year!

Loughborough Students’ Union Fireworks Extravaganza is back and is set to be bigger than ever.

2 November 2015

Reminder: Remembrance memorial on Hazlerigg-Rutland lawn

The University has joined forces with Loughborough Students’ Union to create a memorial on the Hazlerigg-Rutland lawn to honour those who have lost their lives serving their country.

2 November 2015

UK Living Wage Rate calculated by Loughborough University rises by 40p

The UK Living Wage rate has risen to £8.25 per hour, an increase of 40p on the 2014 rate, it has been announced today (Monday 2 November).

30 October 2015

Reminder: Design the official Loughborough Christmas Jumper 2015

Want to see your design on Christmas Jumpers around Loughborough? This could be your chance! Whether you’re a wiz with Photoshop or just have a bit of festive spirit, we’re looking for winning designs to print on Christmas Jumpers this year.

30 October 2015

Loughborough University unveils world’s first lab-in-a-briefcase

Academics at Loughborough University hope to boost early detection rates of cancer in developing countries with their portable lab-in-a-briefcase that can operate even at high temperatures.

30 October 2015

Car park closure

Staff and students are advised to take note of the following car park closure on campus.

30 October 2015

Talented poet goes back to her roots

Talented poet and Loughborough University English graduate, Shruti Chauhan, will be going back to her roots when she performs at Loughborough Students’ Union next week.

29 October 2015

Academic publishes new book exploring Organisational Resilience

Dr Ran Bhamra’s latest publication exploring organisational resilience develops the University’s expertise in one of its core themes, Secure and Resilient Societies.

28 October 2015

Be safe, be seen!

As the darker nights close in, staff and students are reminded to think about bike visibility as part of a campus wide safety awareness campaign.

28 October 2015

General Assembly: Opportunity for all staff to hear from the Vice Chancellor

All University staff are invited to attend the upcoming meeting of General Assembly on Wednesday 4 November.

27 October 2015

International tennis returns to Loughborough University

Women’s tennis returns to Loughborough University this November with a host of international players converging on the campus.

27 October 2015

Student shortlisted for Engineer of the Future Award

Williams and Autosport have announced student, James Nurse, as one of five finalists shortlisted for the inaugural Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award.

27 October 2015

Staff rewarded for 25 years of service

Staff have been honoured at an annual celebration which recognises and rewards their long service at the University.

27 October 2015

Halloween Cheap Thrills! Zero Budget Film Festival

The CheapThrills! Zero Budget Film Festival is back for a third year in Loughborough with a Halloween special later this month.

26 October 2015

Loughborough cricketers defeated in final of international Twenty20 event

Loughborough MCCU has finished as the runners-up in the prestigious Red Bull Campus Cricket World Twenty20 Finals after defeat to South African side Tuks from Pretoria University.

26 October 2015

Business Minister officially opens Advanced Technology Innovation Centre

Business Minister, Anna Soubry, officially opened the Advanced Technology Innovation Centre (ATIC) today. She was joined by senior representatives of Charnwood Borough Council, Leicestershire County Council and the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership, all key partners in the expansion of Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Parks (LUSEP).

26 October 2015

IT partner Event

Staff are invited to attend an IT partner event which will demonstrate how IT Services plan to consolidate services to Microsoft Office 365.

26 October 2015

Broadcast camera system launches at Loughborough

The University’s new broadcast camera system Globelynx has been launched.

23 October 2015

Loughborough students take action to improve life in Brazil’s largest favela

Six students at Loughborough University are hoping to empower the youth of Rio by raising enough funds to purchase a building in Brazil to house a hostel, community centre and DJ school.

22 October 2015

Update: Remembrance memorial on Hazlerigg-Rutland lawn

The University has joined forces with Loughborough Students’ Union to create a memorial on the Hazlerigg-Rutland lawn to honour those who have lost their lives serving their country.

22 October 2015

Fine Art graduate makes Affordable Art Fair’s graduate list

Matteo Allodi, School of the Arts, English and Drama, has been featured as one of 21 brightest new names in the Affordable Art Fair’s (AAF) annual Recent Graduates’ Exhibition.

22 October 2015

Professor takes conversation analysis to WIRED2015

Elizabeth Stokoe, Professor of Social Interaction, delivered a speech about the science of conversation at WIRED2015 on 16 October in London.

21 October 2015

Graduate joins Red Arrows display team

University graduate, Flight Lieutenant Si Taylor, is embarking on six months of intensive training in preparation for the Red Arrows display team.

21 October 2015

Most male fans are in favour of more active involvement of women in football

A national survey has shown that most men interested in football in Britain would welcome more women into the sport as fans, coaches, board members and match officials.

21 October 2015

Tackling the under-representation of BME coaches in professional football

New figures on the numbers of black and ethnic minority (BME) football coaches employed at professional clubs or undertaking coach education qualifications will be revealed today, Wednesday (21 October).

21 October 2015

University health and safety guide available to view now

The University Health and Safety Service (UH&SS) has published the health and safety training guide for 2015 - 2016.

20 October 2015

Reminder about traffic and parking on and off campus

With term well underway and campus once more buzzing with activity it is timely to remind staff and students about traffic and parking on and off campus.

20 October 2015

Rumbold receives prestigious international doctoral award

Loughborough University graduate Dr James Rumbold has received a prestigious international award today for his PhD dissertation.

20 October 2015

Graduate wins UK’s Best Young Railway Researcher

The Rail Research UK Association (RRUKA) and Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) Railway Division have announced graduate, Samuel Bemment, as the UK’s Best Young Railway Researcher.

20 October 2015

New senior posts appointed

Announcement of new posts appointed in October.

20 October 2015

Study shows links between major weather events

New research has found the UK's most costly weather events are very likely linked rather than independent as previously thought.

19 October 2015

New poet in residence announced

The School of the Arts, English and Drama have announced Helen Calcutt as this year’s poet in residence.

19 October 2015

Could you design the official Loughborough Christmas Jumper 2015?

Want to see your design on Christmas Jumpers around Loughborough? This could be your chance!

19 October 2015

Graduate School announce Annual Research Conference

The Graduate School’s Annual Research Conference for postgraduate research students and staff will take place on 11 November at Holywell Park.

19 October 2015

LU-MIT Entrepreneurship Exchange inspires students to turn big ideas into reality

Six students from Loughborough University’s Wolfson School gained invaluable insight into the world of successful entrepreneurship as part of a two-week exchange.

19 October 2015

Project exploring open-access mega-journals awarded funding

A partnership between the School of the Arts, English and Drama, School of Business and Economics and the Information School at Sheffield University, has secured £450,000 Arts and Humanities Research Council funding for a two-year project investigating open-access mega-journals.

19 October 2015

Sustainable Building Design Conference

The Royal Academy of Engineering Centres of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design are holding a conference on 13 November.

16 October 2015

New study to look at factors affecting child growth and development

Loughborough University has been awarded a grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to investigate the impact of ethnicity, social standing and economic situation on the growth and development of children and adolescents.

16 October 2015

Share your research through pictures with science photo competition

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) have launched their third science photo competition.

16 October 2015

Loughborough University awarded £3.9 million to revolutionise electronic communications circuitry

Loughborough University has been awarded £3.9 million to develop a totally new way of designing and fabricating high frequency communications circuitry.

15 October 2015

Loughborough rises to 12th place in ‘Table of Tables’

Loughborough University has risen again in the Times Higher Education 2016 ‘Table of Tables’, taking 12th place.

15 October 2015

Student wins Ultimate Edible Masterpiece

Fine Art student Paula Riley, who goes by the artist name Priley Riley, has been announced as the winner of Ultimate Edible Masterpiece for her creation made from satsuma’s.