Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 222222
Loughborough University

Staff Development

Campus facilities

We have great facilities here at Loughborough University, here are the details of some that you may be interested in using.

Arts at Loughborough

The arts programme at Loughborough University offers staff access to a broad range of arts activities, either as a member of the audience or a participant. There is an ongoing programme of art events and concerts on campus which members of staff can attend either for free or at a discounted rate.

Visit the Arts at Loughborough website for more information on up and coming events as well as pottery, drawing and painting classes and the university choir.

Campus walks

Loughborough University is set in an attractive campus with plenty of outdoor seating areas and interesting sculptures providing a pleasant working environment.

To celebrate the University's centenary in 2009 six campus walking route maps were created. They include interesting facts about the campus and sites to look out for on the way. The walks range from 25 to 40 minutes in length - an ideal way to spend your lunch break or to wind down at the end of the working day.

Leaflets detailing the walks can be found on the Creative and Print web site.

Design and Print

Design and Print Services is conveniently located on campus and is available for use by all staff. Print services include poster printing, digital copying in both colour and black and white, printing, laminating, binding and folding. They have on online service available that is complemented by free, on campus delivery at a time and location most convenient for you. Email address: print@lboro.ac.uk

If you are tackling something more adventurous, Design and Print Services also offers expertise in creative design work, photography, video production and web design and development.

Why not pop in to the Herbert Manzoni Building and find out how they can help?

You can also visit the Design and Print website for more information or contact them on 01509 222190.

Student Support Centre

The Student Support Centre offers English Language Support primarily to students, however, staff can join classes at a discounted rate.

Visit the English Language Support Service website for more information or call 01509 222058.

Food and drink

There are many food outlets on campus where you can buy everything from a takeaway latte to a three course meal.

See the Campus Living website for more details and locations

There is also Cash+ which allows staff to load funds onto their ID cards and make great savings across campus shops, cafés and bars. Click here for more details and offers from imago.

IT Services

IT Services supports learning, teaching, research and administration for staff and students. For help, information or advice visit the IT Services website.

You can also find out all about the telephone system on this website, including how to use your voice mail.

If you are unable to find an answer to your query on the website please contact the Service Desk by email it.services@lboro.ac.uk or call 01509 222333.

Buying a staff computer

If you are purchasing IT equipment for a department or research group please consult your local IT staff. They will help you ensure correct technical standards and that the University's substantial purchasing power is used to obtain the best value for money. Further details on Purchasing a Computer are available from IT Services web pages

University Library

All university staff can access the University Library for free using their staff card and are able to borrow up to 35 items at a time.

The library holds over 600,000 academic and non-academic books; 19,000 journals (most online) and audiovisual material, as well as providing photocopying, printing and quiet study areas.

Librarians are delighted to help you find the information you need; discover your contact by using the staff list. The library also runs workshops to help staff and students make the most of the information and offer study skills training. You can find details of the workshops here.

For more information on library services you can visit the library website or contact the library by emailing library@lboro.ac.uk or calling 01509 222360.

It may also be useful to know that the library is also available for reference purposes to the general public. Members of the public should sign in at the Information Desk on Level 3.

Mail Room

Mailroom Services is located in the Herbert Manzoni building. Staff can purchase stamps as well as send personal mail including parcels up to 30kg.

See the Mail Room website for more information or contact them on 01509 222034.

Staff Development

Loughborough University is keen to provide you with opportunities to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to deliver your full potential.

Support is provided in a range of ways. There are lots of courses and also more customised approaches to help both you and your team. You should also make yourself aware of the courses that you MUST attend, depending on your role.

Students' Union

The Students' Union is home to a hairdressers, pharmacy, dentist, optician, beautician, shops and bank facilities. You can buy snacks, stationery, sweets, drinks and food.

All staff are more than welcome to use these facilities


Contact us

Tel: 01509 222381