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1 February 2018

Loughborough to host special event as part of Leicester Comedy Festival

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

1 February 2018

International design expert announced as next Dean of Loughborough Design School

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

1 February 2018

Brave student overcomes challenging circumstances and 10-hour surgery

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

5 February 2018

The National Student Survey is now open

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

5 February 2018

Dr Allan Edwards selected as judge for BT Infinity Lab competition

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

5 February 2018

Student applications are now open for Prizes and Travel Bursaries

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

5 February 2018

Academic to walk across world’s largest frozen lake

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

5 February 2018

Experts to come together at Loughborough to discuss media and migration

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

6 February 2018

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

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

6 February 2018

Students invited to apply for LU Arts' Music Scholarship

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

6 February 2018

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

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

6 February 2018

Student attendance monitoring– are you ready to go digital?

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

6 February 2018

Brexit advice website updated

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

7 February 2018

Loughborough student to celebrate first published book with University launch event

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

7 February 2018

LU Arts reveals exciting new Spring/Summer events programme

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

8 February 2018

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

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

8 February 2018

Loughborough Lightning Netball gunning for Superleague success

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

8 February 2018

Coffee lovers, avoid the latte levy with the Loughborough Cup

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

8 February 2018

International relations and global security expert joins Loughborough University

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

9 February 2018

Employee Assistance Programme provides additional resources for staff

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

12 February 2018

Last call for staff applying to the Inside Out fund

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

12 February 2018

Interactive theatre piece to examine the use of bystander intervention

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

12 February 2018

Birch lands badminton spot for Gold Coast

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

12 February 2018

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

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

12 February 2018

National Student Survey: School response rates at 12th February

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

12 February 2018

Project will draw up national guidance for internet provision in libraries

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

13 February 2018

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

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

13 February 2018

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

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

13 February 2018

Record number of scholarships awarded to students facing challenging circumstances

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

13 February 2018

Changes to the Library catalogue

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

15 February 2018

Ashortwalk from Loughborough: Dan Dicker to discuss his planet saving products in upcoming lecture

Loughborough alumnus Dan Dicker, the Founder and Director of ashortwalk, will be leading a lecture later this month.

15 February 2018

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

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

16 February 2018

Loughborough academic presents lecture to King of Sweden

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

16 February 2018

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

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

16 February 2018

National Theatre screenings return to Loughborough

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

16 February 2018

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

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

19 February 2018

Apply now for business funding

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

19 February 2018

Loughborough University London Open Evening - are you going?

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

19 February 2018

Are you ready for digital for attendance recording?

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

19 February 2018

Female participants needed for sports study

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