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All the latest news and updates from 2018

Alumnus prepares for play’s London return

Jack Donald is preparing to take his debut production back to London for the second time after its first performance in December 2018.

12 March 2019

Olympic hockey gold medallists and dedicated students celebrated at winter graduation ceremonies

Loughborough University celebrated the achievements of hundreds of students at its winter graduation ceremonies yesterday and awarded honorary degrees to four Olympic hockey gold medallists that have done wonders for the sport.

18 December 2018

Alumnae cap off 2018 with Sports Personality success

Three Loughborough alumnae were part of the England Netball Team which took two awards at Sunday’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY).

18 December 2018

Alumnus picks up national award for shipbuilding leadership

Michael Rusbridge recently picked up a national award from the Association of Project Managers for his leadership of a recent shipbuilding project.

14 December 2018

Applications now open to become the next President of the Alumni Association

Former students of Loughborough University are invited to apply to become the next President of the Alumni Association.

14 December 2018

ARION in the running for European innovation award

A product designed by a Sports Technology alumnus has been shortlisted for a European award after raising over £260,000 through crowdfunding.

14 December 2018

Leading surgeon and inspiring students honoured at Loughborough University London graduation ceremonies

Loughborough University London celebrated its third graduation day yesterday (Wednesday 12 December), honouring the achievements of the class of 2018 and one of the country’s top surgeons.

13 December 2018

Alumnus teams up with female sports writers in new initiative

Seth Burkett has joined up with a sports publishing company hoping to promote women in football writing and publishing.

13 December 2018

Alumnus releases Sheffield engineering book

Duncan Froggatt has recently published “Sheffield – A Civilised Place”, highlighting Sheffield’s engineering history and development.

12 December 2018

Alumnus to present at international athletics coaching meet

Frank Dick OBE is set to be a key presenter at the forefront of the International Festival of Athletics Coaching (IFAC) next month.

11 December 2018

University celebrates record numbers of Development Trust Scholarships

The University is pleased to provide Development Trust Scholarships for students at Loughborough, which are often funded by alumni and friends of Loughborough.

11 December 2018

Alumna follows father’s footsteps in joining London Fire Brigade

Sophie Simpson has made firefighting a family affair after joining the London Fire Brigade, 30 years after her father.

10 December 2018

Alumna to return to campus to judge Hall Bake Off

Frances Quinn is set to return to Loughborough next week as part of a Loughborough Hall of Residence Bake Off challenge.

30 November 2018

Alumnae share catering insights for Small Business Saturday

This weekend, we are marking “Small Business Saturday”, a non-commercial campaign which aims to showcase the successes of small businesses. It also encourages consumers to shop local and support their community enterprises.

29 November 2018

Alumna captains England to successive victories

Loughborough Lightning captain and alumna Sarah Hunter played a vital role in the England Rugby Union side which made it three wins from three in the Quilter Internationals.

28 November 2018

Alumnus helps relaunch University BME Staff Network

Claud Williams was on hand to host the relaunch of the Loughborough University Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) Staff Network on 21 November.

27 November 2018

Alumnae play key role as England make it to World T20 final

Five alumnae were part of the England Women’s cricket team which finished as runners-up in the first Women’s World Twenty20 competition.

27 November 2018

Alumni awarded in road safety competition

Two graduates were crowned the winners for ‘Best Dissertation’ for a road safety competition earlier this month.

23 November 2018

Alumnus shares advice on being more sustainable at public lecture

Last week, an alumnus of Loughborough University and the managing director and founder of Ashortwalk, Dan Dicker, shared his journey about designing products from waste.

23 November 2018

Graduate start-up selected for international accelerator programme

Product Design and Technology alumnus, Matt Pritchard, has seen his start-up company, Waffle, chosen for the METRO Accelerator for Hospitality programme, powered by Techstars.

22 November 2018

Alumnus looks to Loughborough family to drive forward F1 ambition

Jason Lee has beaten over 7,000 applicants to the shortlist for a position with a top Formula 1 team.

22 November 2018

Alumni share valuable advice for working in the technology sector

Two alumni recently visited the Loughborough University campus to take part in a panel event with students interested in a career in technology consulting.

21 November 2018

Sonobex claims second national award

Three alumni are celebrating their second award in the space of a month after their company took home an Institute of Engineering and Technology Award.

20 November 2018

Alumna takes product to Global Grad Design Show

Pippa Bridges is celebrating success after returning from the Global Grad Show in Dubai earlier this month.

19 November 2018

Alumnae celebrate Women's Entrepreneurship Day

Today (Monday 19 November) is Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED). WED aims to empower, celebrate and support women in business across the world, and the University has spoken to two alumnae about their entrepreneurial journeys and what advice they have for other women who may be considering starting a business.

19 November 2018

Alumni share top tips for working in the media industry

Current students involved in Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) Media were treated to a weekend of activities on 17 and 18 November for the LSU Media Alumni Weekend.

19 November 2018

Baroness Shami Chakrabarti delivers gender equality public lecture

Honorary Graduate, Baroness Shami Chakrabarti, returned to Loughborough on 15 November to deliver a public lecture to students, staff and members of the public.

16 November 2018

Nominations open soon for the next President of the Alumni Association

Former students are invited to nominate themselves to become the next President of the Loughborough Alumni Association.

16 November 2018

Alumnus triumphs at Great British Entrepreneur Awards

Founder of assistive technology company Alcuris, Alex Nash, is celebrating success at the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.

14 November 2018

Alumnus start-up shortlisted for two national awards

Tom Mundy is looking for the help of the Loughborough community after his start-up business was shortlisted for two national awards.

13 November 2018

Loughborough’s sporting stars honoured with Hall of Fame induction

Four of Loughborough’s sportspeople are the latest to be honoured with induction to the University’s sporting Hall of Fame.

12 November 2018

Alumnus creates ski holiday comparison website

Connor Miller has created a ski holiday comparison website after turning his frustration into creativity.

9 November 2018

University staff hosted a string of successful alumni dinners in China

Professor Elizabeth Peel, Associate Pro-Vice Chancellor of the Doctoral College and Sophie Yang, International Officer, recently travelled across China meeting with Loughborough alumni.

8 November 2018

Nominations open for the Loughborough Sport Hall of Fame 2019

The Loughborough Sport Hall of Fame seeks to recognise and celebrate Loughborough's elite performers and coaches. For 2019, two new categories will be introduced to help us to recognise those who work in support and leadership roles.

8 November 2018

Alumni share their tips on how to appear attractive to employers

On 1 November 2018, Siddharth Kohli and Rongtian He attended a career event on campus as guest speakers.

7 November 2018

Ross completes 1,780-mile Great British Swim

Alumnus Ross Edgley has become the first person to swim around Britain after swimming 1,780 miles in 157 days.

5 November 2018

Alumni share insight into what it takes to become a Red Arrows pilot

Jon Bond and Simon Taylor visited campus on Friday 2 November to give a guest lecture as part of the Careers Network Personal Best series.

5 November 2018

Alumnae feature in Sunday Times Sports Women of the Year Awards

Three Loughborough alumnae were part of the England Netball Team which was named as Team of the Year at the Sunday Times Sports Women of the Year Awards last week.

5 November 2018

Alumnus rewarded for constructing leading video channel

Fred Mills has been awarded the Digital Excellence Award for the work of his company, The B1M.

2 November 2018

Rahul bakes to victory on hit TV show

Since August this year alumnus Dr Rahul Mandal has graced Britain’s television screens on the hit show, Great British Bake Off, and on 30 October he was crowned the winner of the 2018 series.

30 October 2018

Alumnus wins Emmy for work on US reality show

Nick Murray has won an Emmy Award in America for his work on hit TV show, ‘Ru Paul’s Drag Race’.

29 October 2018

Loughborough University celebrates support of society with annual dinner

Loughborough University’s Vice Chancellor Professor Robert Allison welcomed members of the Schofield Society for an annual dinner which took place in the Hazlerigg Building earlier this month.

29 October 2018

Alumni contribute to new student start-up boxes

Several of our entrepreneurial alumni have contributed words of wisdom, samples and business leaflets to help inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs at Loughborough.

26 October 2018

Alumni win national Physics award for noise reduction

Three alumni are celebrating success after winning a national award last week for their noise reduction technology.

26 October 2018

Alumnus makes Black Powerlist two years running

Dr Nira Chamberlain has been named as one of the Top 100 most influential black people in Britain as part of the 2019 Black Powerlist.

26 October 2018

Channel Islands alumni meet-up

On 19 October 2018, graduates enjoyed the chance to meet fellow alumni living in Guernsey at an alumni reception held in St Peter Port.

25 October 2018

Graduate business finds success in the global tech industry

Stephen Fung, Product Design and Manufacturing (2004) alumnus, became co-founder of NFC Touch in 2015.

24 October 2018

Alumni show off creative talent at London Design Biennale

Adrian Jankowiak and David Stretton-Downes have pooled their design knowledge through their recent exhibit at the London Design Biennale held last month.

23 October 2018

Alumni from Taiwan reunite in Taipei City

On 6 October 2018, several alumni came together to enjoy an evening meal and to reminisce about their UK studies in Loughborough.

17 October 2018

Alumnus promotes volunteering importance at Start-Up Lab launch

Andrew Fisher has promoted the benefits of alumni volunteering during a visit to the University.

16 October 2018

Enjoyable Reunion for graduates of 1978-88

This years' Annual Alumni Reunion welcomed guests who graduated 30-40 years ago back to the Loughborough campus on 13 October.

15 October 2018

Alumna collaborates with international brand Weleda in the lead up to Christmas

Decorative glass designer, Emma Britton, was commissioned by Weleda on a new range of packaging designs for their 2018 collection, Gifted from Nature.

11 October 2018

Civil Engineering alumnus becomes a recognised water engineer in Texas

Alumnus, Jorge A. Arroyo, has gained a new position at Freese and Nichols, a professional consulting firm based in Austin, Texas.

11 October 2018

Alumna goes Atlantic whilst tackling homelessness

Charlotte Wilton has begun a work experience placement at Virgin Atlantic after her innovative idea to reduce homelessness won her a host of awards.

10 October 2018

Alumnae form half of England Twenty20 squad

Seven Loughborough alumnae have joined two current students in being called up to the England squad for the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in the West Indies next month.

8 October 2018

Alumnae given England Rugby call-ups

Two Loughborough alumnae are part of a seven-strong Loughborough Lightning contingent to be called up to the England Women’s Rugby Union training camp.

4 October 2018

West End star Emma Hatton set to release new music

Emma Hatton will release her second EP this month, titled ‘Thirty Three and a Third’.

4 October 2018

Alumna reaps rewards at Rolls-Royce following award success

Alumna Anastasia Ilina has completed an internship at Rolls-Royce having won the 2018 Daily Telegraph STEM Award in June.

3 October 2018

Alumni enjoy a trip to the Royal Automobile Club

On Monday 1 October, alumni and students joined the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Allison, at the Royal Automobile Club in London.

2 October 2018

Alumnus Barry Eccleston shares an insight into his high-flying career

Barry Eccleston recently visited the Loughborough University campus to take part in a Q&A event with students from engineering and design disciplines.

1 October 2018

Alumna sees book commended by British Medical Association

Clarissa Foster's book “Understanding BRCA” has beaten hundreds of others to be highly commended by the British Medical Association.

26 September 2018

Alumna takes to the stage in a one-woman show

Keeley Lane is preparing for bright lights as she tours with her new one-woman show, Me, Mum & The Patriarchy.

24 September 2018

Loughborough University crowned University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times

Loughborough has been named University of the Year by the Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2019.

21 September 2018

Joseph Joseph wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation

Alumnus Richard Joseph recently welcomed a visit from Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal to the Joseph Joseph offices in London.

21 September 2018

Alumnus and Malaysian Olympic Athlete chairs Singapore Graduation Ceremony

Alumnus and Malaysian Olympic Athlete chairs Singapore Graduation Ceremony

20 September 2018

Alumnae score National Hall of Fame places

Alumnae Olivia Murphy and Ama Agbeze have seen their contribution to netball rewarded as they were inducted into the England Netball Hall of Fame on Saturday 15 September.

19 September 2018

Alumna Vicky takes triathlon world title

Alumna Vicky Holland has been crowned Triathlon World Champion for the first time, having come second in the final meet of the 2018 season on Australia’s Gold Coast.

18 September 2018

Alumnae all set for World Championships down under

Two Loughborough alumnae are on Australia’s Gold Coast as part of a 14-strong team of Loughborough triathletes at the ITU Triathlon World Championships.

13 September 2018

Alumna Liza inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame

Liza Burgess has been inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame, recognising her achievements and outstanding contribution to the game.

12 September 2018

Stage Society tracing their roots

Members of the Loughborough Students’ Union Stage Society are working on a new project to map their history.

12 September 2018

Alumna beats thousands to place on prestigious leadership programme

Alumna Louise Batts has gained one of just 100 places on an international leadership programme, culminating in a trip to Antarctica.

5 September 2018

Alumnus hits the ground running with crowdfunding campaign

Alumnus Andrew Statham has begun a crowdfunding campaign to help launch his new product, ARION.

3 September 2018

Alumnus crowdfunds to bring invention to market

Alumnus Ross Weir has turned to crowdfunding to help produce his new invention, the Oid.

30 August 2018

Nominations open for British Council international alumni awards

Nominations open soon for the prestigious British Council alumni awards, celebrating the outstanding achievements of the UK’s international alumni around the world.

30 August 2018

Alumna Sarah jets off on a prestigious research residency

Alumna and artist Sarah Cunningham (Fine Art 2015) is venturing to Panama as part of a prestigious research trip with the organisation La Wayaka Current.

29 August 2018

Alumnus Rahul stars on this year’s Great British Bake Off

Dr Rahul Mandal has taken to our screens as one of this year’s Great British Bake Off contestants, which first aired on 28 August 2018.

29 August 2018

Alumni Advisory Board welcomes five new members

Voting closed on 20 August 2018 to elect the new members of the Alumni Advisory Board.

29 August 2018

Alumnus embarks on 70-plus England cricket tour

Martin Burgess can now say he is an Ashes winner, having been a part of the England Cricket 70-plus team which defeated Australia over three One Day Internationals throughout August.

28 August 2018

Journalist gets world-beating experience in Russia

An alumnus has added the 2018 World Cup to a growing collection of events covered in an ever-growing journalism portfolio.

23 August 2018

Crowdfunding campaign a huge success for Asap Water Crafts

Alumnus Ross Kemp founded Asap Water Crafts in 2011. The business makes small electric powered watercraft for rescue and leisure purposes.

22 August 2018

Alumna’s work set to feature on BBC documentary

Shruti Chauhan is a poet and performer, known for her part in poetic trio Three the Hard Way – Part 2 and for her solo performances.

22 August 2018

Ross swims to world record in Great British Swim

Alumnus Ross Edgley has set a new world record after swimming more than 1,000 miles in 74 days.

15 August 2018

Alumnus releases second children’s football book

Seth Burkett has recently published his latest book, No Final Whistle.

14 August 2018

Lynne’s love for Loughborough shared in new book

A Loughborough alumna has published her first book in an attempt to promote Leicestershire’s second largest town through tales of its historic buildings.

14 August 2018

Loughborough athletes win 15 medals at 2018 European Championships

Loughborough athletes won an outstanding 15 medals at the European Championships, which took place in both Glasgow and Berlin.

13 August 2018

Alumnus appointed as Head Coach for GB and England Hockey men’s team

Danny Kerry MBE is making the move from the GB and England women’s teams, where he is currently Head Coach, to the men’s sides in time for the Toshiba International against Belgium this October.

13 August 2018

Alumnus takes off in new airport role

Dave Lees joined Bristol Airport as its new CEO in August 2018.

13 August 2018

Alumna lands lead role in infamous play

Alumna Charis King has landed the lead role in a worldwide tour of Romeo and Juliet.

9 August 2018

Enterprising alumni launch London’s first phone charging network

Two alumni have created a green way of keeping Londoners connected through battery rental stations across the capital.

6 August 2018

Loughborough’s Man of Mischief prepares for Fringe performance

A Loughborough alumnus is preparing to perform a one-man show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year.

6 August 2018

Voting for the Alumni Advisory Board Elections now open

Alumni are invited to cast their vote for the available positions on the Alumni Advisory Board (AAB) in this years’ election.

3 August 2018

Loughborough alumni and students take on the Edinburgh Fringe

A group of alumni and current students are working together to perform two plays at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year.

1 August 2018

Loughborough past and present going for World Cup glory

Four Loughborough alumni and current student Ellie Rayer are doing there bit to try and guide England Hockey to glory at the Women’s Hockey World Cup, which is currently taking place at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

26 July 2018

Elite sportspersons to be honoured at graduation ceremonies

Three elite sportspersons are amongst the honorary graduates to be celebrated during Loughborough University’s summer graduation ceremonies.

17 July 2018

Alumni working together to build a new community centre in Charnwood

Paul Gadd and Joanne Lipman are working together on the Grange Park Centre project to bring a new community centre to the Shelthorpe Ward of Loughborough.

17 July 2018

Red Arrows to turn Loughborough skies red, white and blue for graduation

On Friday 20 July at around 10:40am, the Red Arrows will perform a flypast over the Loughborough University campus as a special addition to this year’s graduation ceremonies.

16 July 2018

Can you help us reconnect with alumni?

With summer graduation 2018 approaching, the Alumni Relations team are making special efforts to get back in contact with alumni who have lost touch.

13 July 2018

Engineering alumnus gifted with prestigious award

Alumnus, Chetan Kotur, has been honoured with the title of RAEng Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the Year for 2018.

4 July 2018

Business-savvy alumnus releases an entrepreneurial guide

Accountancy and Financial Management alumnus, Paul Kendall, has released a new book to encourage more start-up businesses.

4 July 2018

Alumnae named in Top 50 Women in Engineering list

Alumnae Eur Ing Dr Phebe Mann and Dr Fiona Charnley have been named as two of 50 Top Women in Engineering (WE50): Returners and Transferrers 2018.

26 June 2018

TEA REX wins a range of awards for their fruit and root tea

Andrew Walker launched his new business, TEA REX, at the BBC Good Food Show in November 2016 and the company have already been recognised for their work.

18 June 2018

Alumnus crowdfunds for new film production

Film writer, director and alumnus Louis Chan, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for his upcoming short production, “Stationary”.

18 June 2018

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).

15 June 2018

Pioneering female engineer honoured through hall name

A new hall of residence on the Loughborough University campus is set to be named after Claudia Parsons, one of the UK’s first women engineers and an alumna of Loughborough University.

15 June 2018

Four alumni receive Queen’s Birthday Honours

In the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for 2018, four Loughborough University alumni have been recognised for their work.

14 June 2018

Vending machine for HIV testing kits wins national award

A world-first touch-screen digital vending machine, which dispenses free HIV self-test kits at the Brighton Sauna, has received a national award.

12 June 2018

Alumnae recognised in prestigious WICE awards

Two alumnae have won awards for their work in construction and highways.

5 June 2018

Alumna to compete on Million Pound Menu

Hannah Adams is set to compete on BBC2 programme Million Pound Menu with her raw cookie dough café, Naked Dough.

4 June 2018

New crowdfunding venture for graduate business, Asap Water Crafts

Alumnus Ross Kemp founded Asap Water Crafts in 2011. The business makes small electric powered watercraft, which can be used for rescue and leisure purposes.

30 May 2018

Loughborough University leaps back into UK top five

Loughborough University has been ranked 4th in the 2019 Guardian University Guide, rising two places from last year. It also has 21 of its 28 subject areas ranked in the national top ten.

29 May 2018

Alumnus retains BodyPower endurance lifting title

Rajko Radovic is a fitness professional and a keen participant and leader of endurance challenges.

25 May 2018

Alumnus wins Gold at Chelsea Flower Show

Laurence Kemball-Cook, founder of Pavegen, recently teamed up with designer Kate Gould and New West End Company to create a garden at the Chelsea Flower Show.

24 May 2018

New premium gin launched by alumnus and family

Alumnus Richard Thompson has launched Sing Gin, a new family-owned gin inspired by the Yorkshire countryside.

24 May 2018

Graduate engineer wins Mentor30Engineers competition

Alumnus James Rogers has been named a winner of the Mentor30Engineers competition.

23 May 2018

Videos created to help families identify care needs of loved ones with dementia

A series of videos depicting the worsening stages of dementia has been created to help families identify the care needs of loved ones.

22 May 2018

A weekend of sport for alumni at Loughborough International Athletics 2018

Over 50 alumni and friends came to campus on 20 May 2018 for the 60th annual Loughborough International Athletics meet.

21 May 2018

Vice-Chancellor holds Annual Reception at Tower Bridge

Loughborough University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Allison, held his fourth Annual Reception on Thursday 17 May 2018.

18 May 2018

Alumna takes to the sea in World Record attempt

Caroline Lander and two fellow crewmembers will set sail from California this June, in an attempt to make history.

18 May 2018

Alumnus Ore Oduba set to present Royal Wedding coverage

On Saturday 19 May, Ore Oduba will take to our screens as part of the presenting line-up for the BBC One television coverage of the wedding of HRH Prince Harry to Meghan Markle.

17 May 2018

Hazlerigg Rutland alumni meet for annual dinner and reunion

On Saturday 5 May 2018, alumnus Jack Needham held the annual Hazlerigg Rutland alumni weekend and high table dinner.

16 May 2018

Alumna releases second book, Lane to Success

Alumna Tina Red has recently released her second book, Lane to Success, which shares hints and tips on how to be successful during your early career.

14 May 2018

Design alumnus wins AXA Award

Alumnus, Peter Astbury, has been awarded an AXA Health Tech & You Award.

11 May 2018

Alumni Association meet for inaugural Loughborough in the North event

On Thursday 3 May 2018, Alumni Advisory Board member, Yvonne Lumley, hosted the first Loughborough in the North event.

4 May 2018

Impact of donations celebrated at Donor Day

On 24 April 2018, the University held the second Donor Day to celebrate the support that donors provide to the University.

27 April 2018

Loughborough climbs to seventh in national ranking of 131 universities

Loughborough has been ranked seventh nationally in The Complete University Guide 2019 – three places higher than last year – and remains the highest ranked university in the Midlands, ahead of over 30 other institutions.

26 April 2018

Alumni from India reunite in New Delhi and Mumbai

In recent months, alumni in India have held two successful reunions, showing just how strong the Loughborough bond can be.

24 April 2018

Loughborough named University of the Year at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018

Loughborough has been named University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018, as well as taking the top spot in the University Facilities and Giving Back categories.

20 April 2018

Alumna takes to the skies with RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team

Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) Mikaela Harrison has been selected for a two-year tour with the RAF Falcons, who are based at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire.

19 April 2018

Alumnae meet-up at Inaugural Women’s Breakfast

On Wednesday 18 April, the Inaugural Women’s Alumnae Breakfast event took place in London.

19 April 2018

Alumnae named as Wisden Cricketers of the Year

Two alumnae have made history after being named among Wisden’s Five Cricketers of the Year, following their unforgettable win at the 2017 World Cup.

18 April 2018

Alumnus takes to the air to mark 70 years since first solo flight

Alumnus and ex-RAF test pilot Captain Desmond Penrose marked the 70th anniversary of his first solo flight at the weekend by getting behind the controls of a 1930s biplane.

18 April 2018

Alumna and patisserie shop owner triumphs on Brazilian Bake Off

Marta Oliveira Child, owner of Loughborough’s Bom Bom Patisserie, recently appeared on a TV series called Que Seja Doce, which is recognised as the Brazilian version of the Great British Bake Off.

16 April 2018

Alumna celebrates fifth anniversary of The Student Wordsmith

The online writing platform, The Student Wordsmith, founded by alumna Dr Sophie-Louise Hyde publishes the work of new and established writers.

16 April 2018

Tenth place finish for Loughborough in Gold Coast 2018 Games medal table

If Loughborough University were a country it would have been tenth in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games medal table – ahead of Jamaica and Kenya.

16 April 2018

Alumnae star in Loughborough feature film

Five alumnae star in Do Something, Jake, a feature film shot in and around Loughborough.

13 April 2018

Historical novelist set to release ninth book

Alumna Lynn Bryant is an experienced writer with eight other books already in the market, including the first four books of the Peninsular War Saga.

12 April 2018

Alumna crowdfunds for new collection of sports apparel

Alumna Mari Thomas is due to launch her debut sports clothing collection under her new brand, MAAREE, designed to give women stylish and supportive workout apparel.

6 April 2018

Alumna set to release romantic novel

First-time novelist and alumna, Parveen Matharu, writes an enchanting tale of friendship and love, inspired by her time at Loughborough University.

26 March 2018

Loughborough named best in the UK for student experience for the eighth time

Loughborough University has been named the best in the country for its student experience, the UK’s leading publication on higher education, the Times Higher Education (THE) announced today.

22 March 2018

Honorary Graduate joins three alumni for annual awards ceremony

Honorary Graduate, Ade Adepitan, recently worked alongside three Loughborough alumni to present the annual National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards 2018.

20 March 2018

National awards for wedding videographer

For the third consecutive year, alumna Rachel Vine has won the Videography Award in the Guides for Brides Customer Service Awards with her company ‘Veiled Productions’.

19 March 2018

Most Influential E-Commerce Professional title awarded to alumnus

Alumnus and Alumni Advisory Board member, Aman Dhall, has been named as one of the ‘Most Influential E-Commerce Professionals’ in India.

8 March 2018

School of Business and Economics recognise three inspirational alumnae

On 1 March 2018, the School of Business and Economics (SBE) held their annual awards evening, which recognised three alumnae’s achievements.

2 March 2018

Loughborough number one in the world for sports subjects

Loughborough has retained its position as the best university in the world to study sports-related subjects in the global 2018 QS higher education league table

1 March 2018

Loughborough launches new University Management and Leadership programme

A new programme designed to develop ambitious graduates for leadership and management roles in higher education has been launched by Loughborough University.

27 February 2018

Professional Achievement Award for alumna in Ghana

Loughborough University alumna, Dr Mavis Asare, has been awarded a prestigious British Council Alumni Award in Ghana.

22 February 2018

Record number of scholarships awarded to students facing challenging circumstances

A record number of scholarships have been awarded this academic year (2017/18) to students that face challenging personal and financial circumstances so that they can study at Loughborough.

22 February 2018

Winter Olympics debut for alumna

Alumna Emily Sarsfield will make her Olympic debut on 23 February in ski cross.

20 February 2018

Winners of the Loughborough Family Valentine’s Competition Announced

Last week we ran our #LboroFamily Valentine’s Competition, seeking engaging and exciting stories from our alumni on the theme of the Loughborough Family.

19 February 2018

Alumna lands badminton spot for Gold Coast

Loughborough alumna Chloe Birch has secured her spot for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in Australia after a fine 2017.

13 February 2018

Alumnus shortlisted for British Council Alumni Award in Mauritius

Loughborough University alumnus, Dr Mahendra Gooroochurn, has been shortlisted for a highly sought-after British Council Alumni Award in Mauritius.

12 February 2018

Alumnus launches inaugural international wheelchair rugby tournament

Alumnus David Pond is Chief Executive Officer of Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby (GBWR), who are hosting the first Wheelchair Rugby Quad Nations tournament.

9 February 2018

Alumna shortlisted for a British Council Alumni Award in Ghana

Loughborough University alumna, Dr Mavis Asare, has been shortlisted for a highly sought-after British Council Alumni Award in Ghana.

7 February 2018

Female Goalkeeper of the Year awarded to alumna Maddie Hinch MBE

Alumna and Rio 2016 hockey champion Maddie Hinch MBE has been named as the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) Female Goalkeeper of the Year 2017 at the Hockey Stars Awards in Berlin.

6 February 2018

Alumnus joins MK Dons as Manager

Alumnus, Dan Micciche has been named as the new Manager of Milton Keynes Dons Football Club.

5 February 2018

Earth Sun Sky: latest art exhibition for alumna

The work of alumna and staff member, Kate Robotham features in a new art exhibition in Grantham.

2 February 2018

Enterprising alumnus launches Digital Marketing Agency

Alumnus, Anthony Taylor has launched Limelight Digital, a digital marketing agency for start-ups based in Loughborough.

30 January 2018

Houzz award for designer alumna

Alumna Emma Britton has won ‘Best of Customer Service’ on Houzz for her decorative glass design business for the third consecutive year.

30 January 2018

Alumna publishes second novel

Sally Jenkins (née Mumby) has recently released ‘The Promise’, a psychological thriller.

29 January 2018

Alumnus stars in new film ‘The Commuter’

Alumnus Colin McFarlane appears in the new action-thriller, ‘The Commuter’. He attended the world-wide premiere in New York on 8 January.

19 January 2018

Alumnus appointed as new Director of Swimming

Alumnus Andi Manley has been named as Loughborough Sport’s new Director of Swimming.

17 January 2018

Alumnus receives a Salters’ Graduate Award

Recent graduate, Gareth Pym, has been awarded one of ten Salters’ Institute Graduate Awards in Chemical Engineering.

12 January 2018

Alumni join England Swimming Commonwealth Games Team

Alumni Ian Hulme and Mel Marshall have been named as coaching staff in the Team England swimming squad for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

9 January 2018

New Year’s Honours for Loughborough alumni

Four alumnni, an honorary graduate and a Loughborough-based athlete have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list 2018 for services to UK Sport and Design.

5 January 2018

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