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1 March 2018

Warning: Phishing via Spam Emails

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

1 March 2018

Geographical expert hosts successful ‘Britain and the Arctic’ talk

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

1 March 2018

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

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

1 March 2018

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

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

1 March 2018

Artist talk cancelled

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

1 March 2018

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

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

2 March 2018

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

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

5 March 2018

Loughborough athletes amongst the medals at World Indoor Athletics Championships

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

6 March 2018

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

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

6 March 2018

World-leading choir to perform at Loughborough University

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

6 March 2018

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

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

7 March 2018

Poetry evening returns to Students’ Union

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

7 March 2018

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

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

7 March 2018

Loughborough shortlisted for 10 Whatuni Student Choice Awards

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

7 March 2018

Loughborough engineering student wins innovative Siemens challenge

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

7 March 2018

Improve your swimming technique with elite athletes

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

7 March 2018

Win a Loughborough Cup this Fairtrade Fortnight

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

8 March 2018

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

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

8 March 2018

Eating breakfast every day increases physical activity among girls

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

8 March 2018

School of Business and Economics launches new Senior Leaders Apprenticeship programmes

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

8 March 2018

Leading expert on lifestyle interventions and health joins Loughborough University

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

9 March 2018

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

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

9 March 2018

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

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

9 March 2018

Jess Thomas-Owens

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

9 March 2018

University to clone Newton’s Tree after receiving cuttings

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

12 March 2018

EAP Focus: the importance of good posture at work

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

12 March 2018

Major tennis event coming to Loughborough University

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

13 March 2018

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

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

14 March 2018

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

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

15 March 2018

Loughborough students excel in international packaging design competition

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

15 March 2018

University to host Sexual Violence in Higher Education Conference

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

15 March 2018

European mathematical conference to be held at Loughborough University

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

16 March 2018

How much do you know about sleep?

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

16 March 2018

Learn to care for fruit trees on-campus

Have you got fruit trees in your garden, allotments or just want some fresh air at lunchtime? With spring finally arriving; why not learn how to prune fruit trees!

16 March 2018

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

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

16 March 2018

Martin Dawkins

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

16 March 2018

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

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