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First meet-up for Chinese alumni in the UK

On Saturday 16 October 2021, a group of 12 alumni gathered at the Shu La La, a Sichuan restaurant in London.

22 October 2021

Graduate wins global industrial design award

Megan Lincoln (BA Industrial Design and Technology 2021) has been awarded the Industrial Design (Judge’s Vote) prize in the Global Design Graduate Show 2021 for her project, ‘SONA’.

19 October 2021

Alumnus Mike Wedderburn inspires staff and students across the University as part of Voices of Diversity series

Last night (14 October), alumnus and Sky Sports News presenter Mike Wedderburn spoke to more than 150 staff and students at Loughborough University about his career journey, his advice to others, and his thoughts on how racism and diversity can be tackled in sport, online and across organisations.

15 October 2021

Apply now for the StudyUK Alumni Awards

Every year international alumni can nominate themselves for the British Council StudyUK Alumni Awards.

8 October 2021

Overwhelming support for the George Gandy Legacy Fund helping future Loughborough athletes

Today (8 October) marks one year since George Gandy passed away.

8 October 2021

Belated 60-year reunion for the Million-and-One men

Several electrical engineering alumni who graduated in 1960 held a celebratory reunion at the end of September. The event had been rescheduled from 2020 due to covid restrictions.

6 October 2021

Loughborough University welcomes new Vice-Chancellor and President

Loughborough has today welcomed Professor Nick Jennings CB, FREng, who has taken up the role of Vice-Chancellor and President of the University.

4 October 2021

Alumnus Ralph appointed new England and GB women's hockey coach

Loughborough University alumnus David Ralph has been promoted to become the new head coach of the Great Britain and England women's hockey teams.

29 September 2021

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games: An insider’s view

Athletes were not the only Loughborough-linked people involved in the Games as alumni have been involved in the leadership of teams in Tokyo and beyond. Here, we speak with alumna Penny Briscoe OBE – the Chef de Mission for ParalympicsGB, and David Pond – outgoing CEO of GB Wheelchair Rugby.

27 September 2021

Four graduates shortlisted for Global Design Graduate Show awards

Four graduates from the School of Creative Arts have been shortlisted in the Global Design Graduate Show 2021, with three shortlists for the Product, Architecture and Interiors award.

27 September 2021

New graduate business offers range of Afrocentric loungewear and accessories

In August 2021, alumna Eunice Kormi launched her business IMROK.

27 September 2021

Alumna recognised as global champion of inclusion

Aisha Adedeji has been named on the HERoes Top 100 Women Future Leaders list 2021.

27 September 2021

Loughborough School of Design and Creative Arts launch scholarship in memory of alumnus

The Rhys Jenkins Opportunity Scholarship has been set up in memory of Rhys Jenkins, a graduate of the Industrial Design programme at Loughborough, who sadly passed away whilst travelling in India in 2019.

24 September 2021

Second Emmy Award win for RuPaul’s Drag Race Director Nick

Alumnus Nick Murray has gone on to win a second Emmy Award for his work on hit TV show, RuPaul’s Drag Race.

23 September 2021

Recent Loughborough Graduate wins £10,000 Santander Universities grant

A Loughborough graduate has been awarded a £10,000 grant by one of the University’s most supportive charitable partners.

23 September 2021

Alumna creates company to support small businesses and e-commerce brands

Earlier this year Connie Amode set up Magnet AMS, a business supporting small companies to increase their impact in online marketplaces.

23 September 2021

Illustration graduate features in Creative Review’s Gradwatch

Graduate Clémence Bahout (Graphic Communication and Illustration 2021) has been featured as one of ten creatives in Creative Review’s annual Gradwatch showcase.

21 September 2021

A years’ overview: Alumni Advisory Board activities

The Alumni Advisory Board (AAB) is made up of fifteen members. They met online four times during the year 2020-21 where they shared ideas with the University, heard about new projects and events for alumni, and offered their advice on a range of activities.

21 September 2021

Success for alumni in LeicestershireLive Awards

Loughborough University alumni have won four categories in the 2021 LeicestershireLive Innovation Awards, representing the impacts of pioneering engineering research and dynamic start-ups which have been launched on LUSEP, the University’s Science and Enterprise Park.

21 September 2021

Alumnae publish lockdown inspired poetry zine

Three Loughborough alumni are amongst a group of six Loughborough-based women, who have published a zine of lockdown-inspired poems.

16 September 2021

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