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Alumnus commissioned by LU Arts to produce sculptural work on campus inspired by engineering forms and processes

Ian Tricker, an award-winning artist who graduated from Loughborough with a degree in Fine Art in 2013, won a competition launched in October by LU Arts, to design and create a new sculpture on the campus.

18 January 2021

Alumna picks up women in tech award

Nerissa Arvana Prawiro has been named on the #TechWomen100 Awards list for 2020.

14 January 2021

Alumni-founded tech start-ups receive coveted national Young Innovators Awards

Four of this year’s Young Innovator Award winners, announced by Innovate UK and The Prince’s Trust, are Loughborough alumni.

12 January 2021

Alumnus arranges cross channel human-powered flying competition

Ian Parker is part of the team organising The Great Race 2021, a competition for human-powered aircraft to race across the English Channel.

11 January 2021

Alumna launches new online sewing community

Alice Burnhope, a 2020 BA Textiles: Innovation and Design graduate, has launched a new community for sewers to unite.

8 January 2021

Miss Personality sets out to support young Caribbean people

Ashlea Smith has been named 1st Princess, Miss Personality, and Best Charity Fundraiser at the 2020 Miss Caribbean UK (MCUK) pageant.

8 January 2021

Alumnus to feature in new BBC Esports documentary series

Grant Rousseau will feature in a new series, Fight for First: Excel Esports, on the BBC this month.

8 January 2021

Honourable start to 2021 for alumni recognised by the Queen

Six alumni and an honorary graduate have become the latest to be named in the New Year’s Honours list by Her Majesty.

7 January 2021

Alumnus awarded leading prize for excellence in science and innovation

Harish Pesala, who graduated with a degree in Systems Engineering in 2016, has become one of four recipients of a Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Fellowship for his work in helping enterprises become more resilient from societal risks such as climate change.

21 December 2020

2020: alumna reflects on setting up a business during the pandemic

When Abbey White became furloughed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, she decided to develop her own business.

18 December 2020

Scientific Advisor joins alumni start-up team

Jason Cowman, Head of Athletic Development for IRFU, has joined Gscience, an esports data analytics and health start-up founded by two Loughborough alumni.

17 December 2020

Previsico work in partnership with the Kenyan Red Cross

Live flood forecasting company Previsico has announced its partnership with the Kenyan Red Cross, to bring cutting-edge flood alerts to the people of Kisumu, ahead of a potential roll-out across Kenya.

17 December 2020

2020: a snapshot from Carolyn Brown

Alumna Carolyn Brown, a photographer at Sass & Belle, has recently been working on a range of Christmassy photoshoots.

16 December 2020

Alumna pens tongue-in-cheek cleaning book to inspire her children

Lyndsey Henderson has written a light-hearted book called ‘Clean it Up!' to inspire her children

16 December 2020

Loughborough alumni share special messages with the winter Class of 2020

Alumni from around the world have shared special messages to congratulate our winter graduates.

15 December 2020

Four alumni set to appear on TV’s University Challenge this Christmas

A team of four Loughborough alumni are coming together on the academic quiz show this December.

8 December 2020

Loughborough University celebrates ten years of the Schofield Society

Loughborough University’s Chancellor, alumnus Lord Sebastian Coe KBE, and Vice-Chancellor Professor Robert Allison welcomed members of the Schofield Society to a special online event on Thursday 3 December.

4 December 2020

Alumnus coordinates largest international virtual marathon

Mithran Thiruvengadam Padmini, graduated from Loughborough University London in 2019 with a degree in Sport Business and Innovation and has been responsible for organising the Kalaignar Memorial International Virtual Marathon – the largest of its kind.

4 December 2020

TriClub featured in the Small Biz 100 list

Alumnus Ian Scarrott is the owner and head coach of TriClub, an independently run Triathlon Coaching & Personal Fitness Business.

3 December 2020

Bringing colour to canals

Alumna Paige Denham has recently been commissioned to paint a 10-metre mural in her hometown of Thamesmead in South East London.

3 December 2020

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