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2 January 2018

Phishing emails

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

2 January 2018

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

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

2 January 2018

Staff Gym Offer

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

4 January 2018

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

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

5 January 2018

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

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

5 January 2018

New Year’s Honours for Loughborough alumni

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

8 January 2018

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

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

8 January 2018

Staff invited to bid for 2017/18 Inside Out Fund

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

8 January 2018

Final swimmers added to England Commonwealth Games team

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

8 January 2018

Community groups awarded University donations

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

9 January 2018

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

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

9 January 2018

Reading Ahead Challenge launching Friday

The Reading Ahead Challenge is launching Friday 12 January.

9 January 2018

Support for your exam preparations

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

9 January 2018

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

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

10 January 2018

Semester 1 examinations: Updated timetable including seat numbers

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

10 January 2018

Loughborough University joins Universities UK International campaign

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

11 January 2018

Top tips for a good night’s sleep

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

12 January 2018

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

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

12 January 2018

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

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

15 January 2018

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

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

15 January 2018

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

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

15 January 2018

Suffering from the January blues? Help is at hand

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

15 January 2018

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

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

15 January 2018

Getting the best out of your fitness tracker

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

15 January 2018

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

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

16 January 2018

Lawrence Couling De La Rosa

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

16 January 2018

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

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

16 January 2018

How to use nanotechnology safely in construction and demolition

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