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Laboratory Assistant roles available in Loughborough

A new Covid-19 laboratory is coming to the Loughborough area, and there will be many Laboratory Assistant jobs available.

23 October 2020

Countdown for being legally resident in France post-Brexit

Alumni Advisory Board member Margaret Eyres shares her experiences of moving to France from the UK.

23 October 2020

Award success for Runderwear

Alumni Jamie Smalley and Richard Edmunds are celebrating after their company Runderwear scooped another award

23 October 2020

Alumna supports Kendal and Cumbria during Coronavirus pandemic

Jacquetta, from Kendal in the Lake District, is secretary of the local Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada).

23 October 2020

Virtual panel events support student career aspirations

This week five alumni shared their experiences and expertise with students as part of the University’s annual Careers Fair.

23 October 2020

Graduates share career journeys for Black History Month

A group of four alumni formed a careers panel on “Early Graduate Stories” on Wednesday 21 October as part of the University’s Black History Month activities.

22 October 2020

LU Arts unveils new competition giving students and graduates the chance to produce sculptural work for the University campus

LU Arts is delighted to announce a competition for current students and graduates to produce a new sculptural work on the Loughborough campus.

22 October 2020

New dried fruit company brings exotic snacks to market

Alumnus Samuel Fajemilua has co-founded Jungle Fruits, a London based snack company producing exotic dried fruits.

19 October 2020

Loughborough staff come together for Black History Month panel

On Wednesday 14 October, a panel of staff from the University and Students’ Union came together online to discuss the experiences of black people in the UK and on campus.

16 October 2020

Alumnus gives back to hospital who supported his wife

Keith Spence, who spent many years of his life in Loughborough, has recently been volunteering his time with the NHS in southwest England.

16 October 2020

Alumni recognised by Her Majesty in the Birthday Honours list

Five Loughborough alumni have been awarded Queen’s Honours in the Birthday list, published in early October.

15 October 2020

Hannah helps little hands stay clean with toddler friendly sanitiser

Hannah Saunders, Founder of Toddle, is producing vegan skincare products and hand sanitiser for adventurous little ones.

13 October 2020

Entrepreneurial alumni share insights into business journeys

On 8 October 2020, four alumni formed a panel for the Insights into Entrepreneurship alumni event. The event, which was held online, was attended by alumni who were interested in hearing about the journeys of fellow Loughborough graduates.

9 October 2020

George Gandy

It is with great sadness that the University announces the death of Head Endurance Coach, George Gandy.

8 October 2020

Graduate telecare start-up crowned Digital Technology winner at Made in the Midlands Awards

A telecare start-up company founded by alumnus Alex Nash has triumphed at the Made in the Midlands Awards which celebrates the region’s most innovative and dynamic manufacturers.

6 October 2020

Two Industrial Design graduates win Gold at the Creative Conscience awards

Two recent Industrial Design & Technology graduates win Creative Conscience awards for their creative approach to their winning projects which have the potential impact to influence real tangible change for good.

2 October 2020

Community driven application creates time efficient social distancing

Two alumni have collaborated to build Capacity, an application that helps people socially distance by updating the local community on how busy places are before they get there.

1 October 2020

Graduate sports tech start-up completes substantial second investment round in 6 weeks

A Loughborough graduate startup has just closed their second significant investment round after just six weeks, less than five months after raising initial investment.

1 October 2020

Graduates bring students together to support SMEs

House Hack was started by two graduates from the School of Business & Economics, Charlie Rogers and Ryan McGee, at the height of the COVID-19 lockdown in April 2020.

25 September 2020

ExpHand Prosthetics reach finals of Santander competition

Alumna Kate Walker, Founder of ExpHand Prosthetics, is a finalist in the Santander Emerging Entrepreneurs Competition.

25 September 2020

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