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Loughborough-linked Women’s Hockey players set for Commonwealth Games

Loughborough-linked Women’s Hockey players are once again set for the global stage as the home nations have confirmed their squads for the Commonwealth Games.

28 June 2022

Nominations now open for the Alumni Advisory Board

As a member of the Loughborough University Alumni community, you are invited to nominate yourself to become a member of the Alumni Advisory Board (AAB).

27 June 2022

Alumna announced as Vice-Captain of Team England Netball Commonwealth Games squad

As Team England begin to announce their squads for the XXII Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, Jo Harten MBE has been announced as the Vice-Captain of the Women’s Netball squad.

21 June 2022

Loughborough tennis contingent set for Wimbledon

Loughborough University will have a large presence at Wimbledon this month as several of its athletes and are set to compete at the major Grand Slam event.

21 June 2022

Nominations opening soon for the Alumni Advisory Board

Members of the Loughborough University Alumni community are invited to apply for a position on the Alumni Advisory Board (AAB).

17 June 2022

#Running for Jarj: Alumni set to run from Bristol to Loughborough in memory of teammate

On 16 & 17 July 2022, a team of Loughborough ultimate frisbee alumni will be running from Keynsham in Bristol to the memorial garden at Loughborough University, raising money for Street Games UK in memory of student, Ben Pocock.

14 June 2022

Alumni and friends celebrated in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

Four alumni, an honorary graduate, and a former member of staff have been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for 2022. The list recognises people for their contributions to sports, charity, bird conservation, and disability services.

14 June 2022

Arthur finds a worm: Alumna designs sculpture for New Blue Peter Garden

Teresa Wells MRSS (Art and Design 2006) is a multi-award-winning sculptor based in the UK. She was recently commissioned to design a featured sculpture for the New Blue Peter Garden, an exhibition at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

10 June 2022

Alumna marks Platinum Jubilee with sculpture of Queen Elizabeth II

To mark the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, the National Army Museum invited alumna Keziah Burt to sculpt a commemorative bronze portrait bust of Her Majesty.

10 June 2022

Alumnus becomes oldest British person to summit Mt. Everest

At 68 years old, Graham Keene has become the oldest British person to successfully summit Mt. Everest, overtaking Sir Ranulph Fiennes, who was 65 years when he reached the peak in 2009.

1 June 2022

A big thank you this Volunteers Week

Many alumni kindly give their time to support the University and our students. This Volunteers Week (1-7 June), we would like to say thank you to everyone who has supported Loughborough in the last year.

1 June 2022

Success for alumni at Young Innovators Next Step Awards 2022

Alumni Kate Walker and Benjamin Ndubuisi have been given a further boost to their early-stage businesses by Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, through the Young Innovators Next Steps Awards. These entrepreneurs were previous recipients of the Young Innovators Award and have now been awarded a second time, based on their progress and their future growth plans.

1 June 2022

Reunion dinners take place in New York and San Diego

Alumni in the USA recently attended events hosted by Professor Jan Godsell, Dean of the School of Business and Economics.

25 May 2022

Three-time Loughborough graduate set to become your next Alumni President

Alumnus Dr Luke Stott will become the next Alumni Association President this September.

25 May 2022

Alumnae set to cycle from Loughborough to Essex in memory of friend, Ria Melvin

From 2-3 June 2022, a group of 18 women's football alumnae will be cycling 140 miles from Loughborough University to Herongate, Essex in memory of their friend and former teammate, Ria Melvin.

24 May 2022

Alumni and friends visit Loughborough for reunion weekend

For the first Alumni Reunion Weekend since 2019, more than 150 guests were welcomed to Loughborough from 20-22 May.

23 May 2022

AI Company of the Year: Alumnus' company celebrated at British Data Awards

Wearable sports tech company INCUS Performance has been named AI Company of the Year at the 2022 British Data Awards in quality field that included FTSE 100 giants, tech unicorns, public sector bodies and not-for-profit organisations.

20 May 2022

Alumna sets up business to support independent creators

Vanessa Wong launched Qraftie.com in 2019, an online marketplace for handmade goods based in Hong Kong.

20 May 2022

Sculptural commission installed on Loughborough campus

On 9 May 2022, the Torque sculpture was unveiled. The artwork, created by Fine Art alumnus Ian Tricker, is situated on the side of the Eccleston Student Engineering Centre.

19 May 2022

Loughborough team achieve 2nd place in McKinsey competition

A team of six current students recently competed in the McKinsey Solve It competition, a business case competition established in 2019 by the global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company.

13 May 2022

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