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Record-breaking Loughborough graduate opens personal training studio

Record-breaking Loughborough graduate opens personal training studio

Loughborough University graduate entrepreneur, Becky White, opens her first personal training studio today. Becky launched onesixeight:fitness during her Sport Management degree, with support from the University’s Enterprise Office. Today’s studio launch marks another exciting step for Becky, who ultimately aims to branch out nationwide.

Issued on 1 August 2013

Study to help kids eat more fruit and veg

Study to help kids eat more fruit and veg

A new study aiming to identify the best methods of encouraging pre-schoolers to try new fruit and vegetables has been launched at Loughborough University.

Issued on 6 August 2013

University funding released to community projects

University funding released to community projects

Loughborough University has released its latest round of funding to help projects in the Charnwood community.

Issued on 8 August 2013

Former student crowned graduate of the year

Former student crowned graduate of the year

Loughborough University Civil Engineering graduate, Caleb Meakins, has been named “Graduate of the Year” for 2013 in a competition run by UK Job sites Adzuna & Milkround.

Issued on 8 August 2013

Information about Co-Tutor

Information about Co-Tutor

Co-Tutor™ is a staff-student relationship management system, which provides university staff with a centralised point to record and support students’ learning, personal development and welfare. It is not a system through which Loughborough University monitors students’ emails.

Issued on 9 August 2013

Edinburgh Fringe beckons for Loughborough student

Edinburgh Fringe beckons for Loughborough student

As the Edinburgh Festival Fringe enters its second week, Loughborough University PhD student, Michael Pinchbeck is making final preparations for his own performance at the world famous arts event.

Issued on 9 August 2013

Loughborough cricketers selected for England Women's Ashes squads

Loughborough cricketers selected for England Women's Ashes squads

England have named 17 players across their three squads for the Women’s Ashes Series against Australia, with over half of the team having Loughborough connections.

Issued on 9 August 2013

New Chief Operating Officer appointed at Loughborough University

New Chief Operating Officer appointed at Loughborough University

Richard Taylor has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer at Loughborough University.

Issued on 12 August 2013

Loughborough wins university sport trophy for 33rd time

Loughborough wins university sport trophy for 33rd time

Loughborough Students have won the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) overall trophy for the 33rd successive year.

Issued on 13 August 2013

Students rate Loughborough highly in National Student Survey

Students rate Loughborough highly in National Student Survey

Eighty eight per cent of final year students at Loughborough University say they are satisfied overall with their course, according to the latest National Student Survey (NSS), which was published on 13 August 2013.

Issued on 13 August 2013

Another tremendous year for Students’ Union Rag and Action

Another tremendous year for Students’ Union Rag and Action

Rag is the Union’s fundraising arm. In 2012-13 it raised an amazing £1,080,724 for local and national charities, making it, once again, the very best student fundraising organisation.

Issued on 13 August 2013

Summer of success for art and design students

Summer of success for art and design students

The academic year ended on a high for Loughborough University School of the Arts, with a number of students receiving awards at prestigious industry graduate events.

Issued on 14 August 2013

Latest figures show that Loughborough graduates get jobs

Latest figures show that Loughborough graduates get jobs

Eighty-seven per cent of Loughborough students who completed their degree in 2012 were in employment or undertaking further study six months after graduating, according to the latest national survey.

Issued on 16 August 2013

Family living standards fall as minimum cost to raise a child up 4% in last year

Family living standards fall as minimum cost to raise a child up 4% in last year

As parents face back-to-school costs, new research published today by Child Poverty Action Group and co-funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation shows that parents face a growing struggle to provide a decent standard of living for their families in 2013.

Issued on 19 August 2013

Top polar scientists on campus for free film event

Top polar scientists on campus for free film event

Two of the country’s top polar scientists will be sharing footage from their expeditions at the Polar Film Festival at Loughborough University next week (Tuesday 3 September).

Issued on 29 August 2013