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Midlands' universities group appoints new director to drive Midlands Engine agenda

Midlands' universities group appoints new director to drive Midlands Engine agenda

The Midlands' leading research intensive universities have appointed their first Director to oversee the development of an exceptional HE partnership, which aims to harness their combined research power and bring significant economic benefits to the Midlands and the UK.

Issued on 3 August 2015

Loughborough University supports young people through Strategic Fund donations

Loughborough University supports young people through Strategic Fund donations

A programme of engagement work with young people across Loughborough is set to expand thanks to a donation of £6,000 from Loughborough University.

Issued on 3 August 2015

Funding secured for Regional Policing Partnership

Funding secured for Regional Policing Partnership

Loughborough is part of a major consortium of East Midlands based universities, police forces and Police and Crime Commissioners that has been awarded funding to carry out policing-related research.

Issued on 6 August 2015

Loughborough University research a life saver on Europe's roads

Loughborough University research a life saver on Europe's roads

Research by Loughborough University aimed at reducing blind spots for HGV drivers has led to a change in European legislation on vehicle mirrors and could save hundreds of lives.

Issued on 6 August 2015

Participants wanted to share experiences of 2011 Birmingham riots

Participants wanted to share experiences of 2011 Birmingham riots

A Loughborough University student is looking for participants to take part in a new research study which explores the events of the Birmingham Riots in 2011.

Issued on 7 August 2015

Loughborough University secures 11th place in The Complete University Guide 2016

Loughborough University secures 11th place in The Complete University Guide 2016

Loughborough University came 11th out of 126 other universities in The UK Complete University Guide 2016.

Issued on 10 August 2015

Loughborough advises parents how to help on results day

Loughborough advises parents how to help on results day

It’s an anxious time for any parent awaiting their son or daughters A Level results, but Loughborough University is offering a few words of advice to help guide parents through the Clearing and Adjustment period.

Issued on 10 August 2015

Considering Loughborough? Come along to our Open House event to get all of your questions answered!

Considering Loughborough? Come along to our Open House event to get all of your questions answered!

Loughborough is holding an Open House on Saturday 15 August for students who’d like to find out more about the University as part of the Clearing and Adjustment process.

Issued on 11 August 2015

Loughborough rank as top university for student satisfaction in UK and globally

Loughborough rank as top university for student satisfaction in UK and globally

Loughborough ranked as the top university for student satisfaction both in the UK and globally in an independent survey.

Issued on 11 August 2015

Loughborough's top tips to help you during Clearing

Loughborough's top tips to help you during Clearing

With results day on the horizon, Loughborough University has put together a series of ‘top tips’ to help students stay calm and to plan their next steps

Issued on 12 August 2015

Loughborough leaps to 2nd in Times Higher Student Education Experience Survey

Loughborough leaps to 2nd in Times Higher Student Education Experience Survey

Loughborough University secured 2nd place in the 2015 Times Higher Education (THE) Student Experience Survey.

Issued on 13 August 2015

Loughborough named University of the Year at the 2015 Whatuni Student Choice Awards

Loughborough named University of the Year at the 2015 Whatuni Student Choice Awards

Loughborough University was crowned University of the year at the 2015 Whatuni Student Choice Awards.

Issued on 13 August 2015

Loughborough University subject areas rated amongst best in the world

Loughborough University subject areas rated amongst best in the world

Two subject areas at Loughborough University were ranked in the top 50 in the world according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject carried out earlier this year.

Issued on 14 August 2015

Loughborough University students set to perform at Fringe

Loughborough University students set to perform at Fringe

Accidentally on Purpose Productions, founded by alumna Alice Dean and PhD student Lyndsey Bakewell, will be performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year.

Issued on 10 August 2015

Loughborough Students’ Union Rag raises more than £1 million for charity… again!

Loughborough Students’ Union Rag raised over £1m to help support local and national charities for the sixth time running this year.

Issued on 15 August 2015

Considering Loughborough? Come along to our Open House event to get all of your questions answered!

Considering Loughborough? Come along to our Open House event to get all of your questions answered!

Loughborough is holding an Open House event today for students who’d like to find out more about the University as part of the Clearing and Adjustment process.

Issued on 15 August 2015

Loughborough graduate designs exhibition space at London’s Design Museum

Loughborough graduate designs exhibition space at London’s Design Museum

Loughborough University graduate Benjamin Hubert designed exhibition space at London’s Design Museum.

Issued on 16 August 2015

Loughborough Design graduate appears in UK top 100 entrepreneurs list

Loughborough Design graduate appears in UK top 100 entrepreneurs list

A Loughborough University graduate has appeared in the UK’s top 100 entrepreneurs list, amongst the likes of Richard Branson and Lord Sugar.

Issued on 14 August 2015

Students rate Loughborough in country’s top 5

Students rate Loughborough in country’s top 5

Loughborough University has finished Top 5 in the annual National Student Survey (NSS), securing one of its best ever results.

Issued on 12 August 2015

Low-income parents facing a squeeze on family finances, Loughborough University report reveals

Low-income parents facing a squeeze on family finances, Loughborough University report reveals

Parents working on the minimum wage are struggling to afford basic needs, with the cost of raising a child from birth to age 18 remaining high at £149,805.

Issued on 12 August 2015

Henry Pyrgos to captain Scotland

Henry Pyrgos to captain Scotland

Loughborough University is delighted to see that former student Henry Pyrgos will captain Scotland Rugby Team this weekend for the first time in his young career.

Issued on 12 August 2015

Further funding secured for Loughborough University’s STEMLab

Further funding secured for Loughborough University’s STEMLab

A quarter of a million pounds has been donated by the Garfield Weston Foundation to Loughborough University for its new STEMLab building.

Issued on 14 August 2015

Student awarded Loughborough's most prestigious prize

Student awarded Loughborough's most prestigious prize

The Sir Robert Martin University Prize has been awarded to PhD student James Pearson for outstanding academic and non-academic achievement.

Issued on 19 August 2015

Lord Sebastian Coe elected as IAAF President

Lord Sebastian Coe elected as IAAF President

Loughborough University is delighted that our Pro Chancellor Lord Sebastian Coe has been elected the new President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

Issued on 19 August 2015

Energy Research Accelerator appoints inaugural CEO

Energy Research Accelerator appoints inaugural CEO

The Energy Research Accelerator - based around a founding partnership of the universities of Loughborough, Aston, Birmingham, Leicester, Nottingham and Warwick, and the British Geological Survey (BGS) - has announced the appointment of Gordon Waddington as its Chief Executive Officer.

Issued on 26 August 2015

MSc student scores West Ham deal

MSc student scores West Ham deal

Loughborough MSc student Aditi Chauhan has this week added to India’s sporting history by signing for East London side West Ham United Ladies.

Issued on 21 August 2015

Loughborough University School of Business and Economics secures AMBA re-accreditation

Loughborough University School of Business and Economics secures AMBA re-accreditation

The School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University, is delighted to announce that it has been re-accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Issued on 27 August 2015

Turning breath into words – new device unveiled to give paralysis sufferers a voice

Turning breath into words – new device unveiled to give paralysis sufferers a voice

A new device which transforms paralysis sufferers’ breath into words – believed to be the first invention of its kind – has been developed by academics from Loughborough University.

Issued on 28 August 2015

Nottingham Panthers learn about team dynamics at Loughborough University School of Business and Economics

Nottingham Panthers learn about team dynamics at Loughborough University School of Business and Economics

Elite professional ice hockey team, the Nottingham Panthers, paid a visit to Loughborough University this week as part of their pre-season training camp.

Issued on 28 August 2015