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2014 news archive

Loughborough researchers develop infant feeding manual for teen mums-to-be

Loughborough researchers develop infant feeding manual for teen mums-to-be

Researchers from Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences have developed an infant feeding manual to educate young mums-to-be about the benefits of breastfeeding.

Issued on 1 August 2014

Loughborough graduate Alex Davis to join England Sevens

Loughborough graduate Alex Davis to join England Sevens

Former Loughborough University student Alex Davis will join the England Sevens setup ahead of this season’s HSBC Sevens World Series.

Issued on 1 August 2014

Volunteers wanted for study into drinking habits

Volunteers wanted for study into drinking habits

Researchers from Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences are seeking volunteers for a study into people’s drinking habits.

Issued on 4 August 2014

Dynamic Flow Technologies supports revolutionary trial to meter wastewater

Dynamic Flow Technologies supports revolutionary trial to meter wastewater

An innovative way of revolutionising how sewerage services could be measured is being trialled by Wessex Water, following a collaboration with Dynamic Flow Technologies Limited, from Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Parks.

Issued on 4 August 2014

Loughborough student publishes must-read guide to university life

Loughborough student publishes must-read guide to university life

A company set up by PhD student Sophie-Louise Hyde has published its first anthology, entitled You is for University – a collection exploring the A-Z of university life, making it an ideal read for soon to be students and Freshers.

Issued on 11 August 2014

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 11 August 2014

Loughborough student outlines her dos and don’ts for Clearing

Loughborough student outlines her dos and don’ts for Clearing

Emily Kay, who is studying Drama with English and came to Loughborough University through Clearing, has shared her top tips about exam results and the Clearing process, in a bid to help others this year.

Issued on 12 August 2014

Student satisfaction rises at Loughborough

Student satisfaction rises at Loughborough

Student satisfaction at Loughborough University has increased again, according to the latest National Student Survey, published on 12 August.

Issued on 12 August 2014

Families continue to struggle as cost of a child increases

Families continue to struggle as cost of a child increases

Research carried out by Loughborough University shows that families are 18 per cent short of the amount needed to provide a minimum standard of living.

Issued on 12 August 2014

Loughborough advises parents to keep calm, stay positive and help with research

Loughborough advises parents to keep calm, stay positive and help with research

With thousands of parents waiting anxiously for their son or daughter’s exam results, Loughborough University is offering them a few words of advice to help guide them through the Clearing and Adjustment period.

Issued on 13 August 2014

Loughborough rated a five-star university

Loughborough rated a five-star university

Loughborough University has achieved a five star rating in an independent assessment of its performance.

Issued on 14 August 2014

Loughborough finishes ahead of Jamaica at the Commonwealth Games

Loughborough finishes ahead of Jamaica at the Commonwealth Games

In the 11 days of action at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Loughborough’s athletes claimed 35 medals in seven different sports for three competing nations.

Issued on 15 August 2014

Loughborough named University of the Year for Sport by The Times Good University Guide

Loughborough named University of the Year for Sport by The Times Good University Guide

Loughborough was named University of the Year for Sport in the 2014 Times Good University guide.

Issued on 16 August 2014

Why Loughborough? Its great reputation and the range of opportunities, say students

Why Loughborough? Its great reputation and the range of opportunities, say students

We asked two of our students, both of whom came to the University through the Clearing process, why they chose Loughborough and how their time here has been so far.

Issued on 16 August 2014

Loughborough Students’ Union voted top in the country

Loughborough Students’ Union voted top in the country

Loughborough Students’ Union was ranked top in the country this year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards.

Issued on 17 August 2014

Inventive students and graduates Think BIG!

Inventive students and graduates Think BIG!

Design-conscious pet products and personalised exercise programmes to help heart patients recover were among the business ventures recognised at this year’s Think BIG, Loughborough University’s annual celebration of student and graduate innovation.

Issued on 17 August 2014

Loughborough graduate’s £250 incubator could be life-saver in disaster zones

Loughborough graduate’s £250 incubator could be life-saver in disaster zones

An inflatable incubator for disaster zones that costs just £250 has put a Loughborough University graduate in the frame for a major international design award.

Issued on 14 August 2014

Loughborough launches the ‘world’s most advanced’ PV Remote Lab for distance learners

Loughborough launches the ‘world’s most advanced’ PV Remote Lab for distance learners

Loughborough University is set to launch the world’s most advanced Photovoltaic (PV) Remote Laboratory for distance learning students.

Issued on 19 August 2014

A Lightning return for new head coach Karen Atkinson

A Lightning return for new head coach Karen Atkinson

Netball Superleague team Loughborough Lightning has announced today the appointment of Karen Atkinson as their new head coach.

Issued on 19 August 2014

Balfour Beatty and local school leave legacy for future generations at Loughborough University

Balfour Beatty and local school leave legacy for future generations at Loughborough University

Balfour Beatty and a group of Year Five pupils from Mountfields Lodge School in Loughborough have buried a time capsule in the ground at the new National Centre of Sport and Exercise Medicine at Loughborough University.

Issued on 20 August 2014

Loughborough University confirmed as an official Team Base for Rugby World Cup 2015

Loughborough University confirmed as an official Team Base for Rugby World Cup 2015

Loughborough University will be a Team Base for Namibia and Tonga at Rugby World Cup 2015.

Issued on 26 August 2014

Burleigh Court retains Visit Britain silver standard for service

Burleigh Court retains Visit Britain silver standard for service

Burleigh Court, Loughborough University’s international conference centre, has retained the prestigious Visit Britain Silver Award for the second year running, scoring an impressive 100% for hospitality.

Issued on 27 August 2014

Companies reward student engineering excellence

Companies reward student engineering excellence

Increased recognition and support from business means high-achieving students from Loughborough University's Wolfson School gained additional prizes at this year's summer graduation ceremonies.

Issued on 29 August 2014