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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

Alumna Dr Hannah Rana is named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list in Science

Dr Hannah Rana (Chemical Engineering 2015) has been named by Forbes on the 2022 Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list in the Science and Healthcare category.

6 May 2022

LayBakPak and soak up the sun: Alumnus invents new convertible backpack

After qualifying as a teacher, alumnus Jonathan Davies (PGCE 1979) began to produce designs for several new products, leading him to invent a revolutionary new backpack for travellers.

6 May 2022

Triumph for alumni in the StudyUK Alumni Awards

Five alumni have achieved success in being recognised in the prestigious British Council StudyUK Alumni Awards.

28 April 2022

Korean alumna global finalist in the StudyUK alumni Awards

The prestigious British Council StudyUK Alumni Awards highlight alumni who are leaders and have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions, and countries.

28 April 2022

First recipients selected for George Gandy Legacy Funding

The George Gandy Legacy Fund was created to support athletes at Loughborough in the pursuit of their sport, especially those experiencing financial hardship. The first recipients of the Legacy Fund were selected in February, with five student athletes receiving grants to assist with training, travel to competitions, physio treatment and a new socket for a prosthetic blade. Each recipient is a student athlete who has faced some sort of financial limitation which would impact their performance or participation in their sport.

28 April 2022

Alumna in Sweden recognised as a global finalist in the StudyUK Alumni Awards

The prestigious British Council StudyUK Alumni Awards highlight alumni who are leaders and have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions, and countries.

28 April 2022

Loughborough annual memorial charity 5-a-side to take place in May

Loughborough Football and The LoughboroughFootballAlumni are delighted to be hosting the Annual Memorial 5-a-side Tournament on 14 May 2022, from 11am until 3pm.

22 April 2022

Alumnus appointed new Loughborough Rugby Programme Manager

James Gallagher, a recent Loughborough graduate, has been appointed as the University’s new Rugby Programme Manager.

21 April 2022

Elite sport in Singapore: Alumnus set to release new book

Alumnus Nicholas de Cruz PhD is a psychology lecturer at the Singapore University of Social Sciences and a developmental coach with the Singapore Sailing Federation. His research is centred around cultural sport psychology and elite sport in Singapore.

20 April 2022

Dr Mahendra Gooroochurn has become a British Council StudyUK Alumni Awards finalist

The prestigious British Council StudyUK Alumni Awards highlight alumni who are leaders and have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions, and countries.

10 April 2022

Graduate inventor Thomas receives investment from previous LSU Enterprise Exec

Thomas Constant (Industrial Design and Technology 2018) is the founder of BeoBia, who are developing an insect growing pod for people’s homes which will provide a sustainable and healthy source of protein while reusing household food waste even in the most urban of locations.

7 April 2022

Javelin legend Backley inspires Loughborough throwers

Last weekend saw the return of one of Loughborough’s greatest sporting alumni as former javelin world record holder Steve Backley visited campus.

6 April 2022

Alumna uses animation skills to support company rebranding

Kate Harwood is a social media intern at the start-up company The Garden, an online platform which supports academics and experts by giving them a space to share their expertise and research to a ‘community for the curious’ through interactive live talks and community discussions.

4 April 2022

Alumnus Tariq Alrimawi recognised as a finalist in the StudyUK Alumni Awards

The prestigious British Council StudyUK Alumni Awards highlight alumni who are leaders and have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions, and countries.

4 April 2022

Team GB Bandy team top group in first world championships

Graduate Eva Harrison (Maths and Sports Science 2021) recently competed at the Bandy World Championships in Växjö, Sweden, as part of the first British women’s Bandy team.

4 April 2022

Loughborough engineer appointed to two top tribunal roles

Loughborough University Alumna, Eur Ing Dr Phebe Mann (Construction 1985) has been appointed to the Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber (Transport Jurisdiction) and First-Tier Tribunal General Regulatory Chamber (Transport Jurisdiction) by the Lord Chancellor.

4 April 2022

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