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All the latest news and updates from 2019

Loughborough University London celebrates fourth graduation ceremony

Loughborough University London celebrated its fourth graduation yesterday (Wednesday 11 December), honouring the achievements of the class of 2019 and celebrating one of the most powerful figures in British sport.

12 December 2019

Alumna makes documentary on Andy Murray

Olivia Cappuccini has created documentary film ‘Andy Murray: Resurfacing’, based on the ups and downs of Andy’s training process.

11 December 2019

Alumna publishes book on trauma reporting

Jo Healey has recently published ‘Trauma Reporting: A Journalist’s Guide to Covering Sensitive Stories’ (Routledge). The book offers good practice for reporters, sharing insight from news correspondents and their interviewees.

11 December 2019

Alumnus launches Sports Travel business

Paul Bonnington has recently launched his own Sports Travel venture, Serve and Volley Travel, taking people to some of the world’s best locations for elite tennis coaching.

10 December 2019

#LboroPostcards received from around the world

Over the last couple of weeks, we asked you to share your location with us through a #LboroPostcard to find out where our alumni are in the world.

9 December 2019

Kicking guru Alred leads search for next generation of talent

The search to find the next generation of rugby kicking talent in Great Britain and Ireland will begin at Loughborough University on April 9th, 2020.

4 December 2019

Seven sporting stars inducted into the Loughborough Hall of Fame

Seven of Loughborough’s sportspeople are the latest to be honoured with induction to the University’s sporting Hall of Fame alongside three SSEHS Distinguished Alumni Award recipients.

2 December 2019

West End actress and musician Emma Hatton shares her wicked career journey

Alumna Emma Hatton visited campus on Thursday 28 November to share insights into her career on the stage with students and staff.

29 November 2019

Launch your business with the Studio

The Studio is currently accepting applications from finalists who want to launch their own businesses when they graduate – and for alumni no more than five years since graduating.

29 November 2019

Nominations open for the Loughborough Sport Hall of Fame 2020

The Loughborough Sport Hall of Fame seeks to recognise and celebrate Loughborough's elite performers, coaches and leaders.

29 November 2019

Alumnae selected to exhibit art at FBA Futures 2020

Da Hyoung Choi and Katie Harman (Fine Art, 2019) have been chosen to exhibit their work in FBA Futures 2020, the UK’s largest annual survey of contemporary figurative art being produced in UK art schools.

26 November 2019

Two Loughborough graduates receive prestigious Fellowships

Fine Art graduates Emily Hett (2019) and Grace Stones (2018) have been announced as the new ABF Step Change Fellows at Loughborough University for 2019-2020.

25 November 2019

#LboroPostcard campaign launches to celebrate international alumni

On Wednesday 20 November, the Loughborough Students’ Union marked International Day with a celebration of different countries and cultures.

21 November 2019

Alumna launches online marketplace for handcrafted goods

Vanessa Wong has recently launched Qraftie.com, a Hong Kong based online marketplace to buy and sell handcrafted goods.

21 November 2019

Alumnus shortlisted for Signature Art Prize

Habib Hajallie and his piece ‘Can I Touch Your Hair?’ have been shortlisted for the Signature Art Prize 2019/20.

19 November 2019

A FLYING VISIT: Alumni return to campus to discuss helicopter operations in the Royal Navy

A Royal Navy helicopter from the Commando Helicopter Force took to the sky above Loughborough University earlier this week as six naval officers returned to their old stomping ground to meet with current students.

14 November 2019

‘Imprint: A Response to Cathy’ Exhibition

From 28 November - 12 December ‘Imprint: A Response to Cathy’ will be featuring artwork by Loughborough graduate artists Jordan Page and Rebecca Wymark (Fine Art, 2018)

14 November 2019

Joseph Joseph founder shares business journey with students

Alumnus Richard Joseph, founder and CEO of homeware company Joseph Joseph, visited campus on 12 November to speak with students about his career as an entrepreneur and designer.

13 November 2019

Vice-Chancellor hosts alumni receptions in New Delhi and Mumbai

On Friday 1 November, alumni gathered at the British High Commissioners Residence for an exclusive event hosted by Professor Robert Allison, Vice-Chancellor of Loughborough University.

11 November 2019

Were you involved in the LGBT+ Association at Loughborough?

LU Arts, the University Arts Centre, has invited artist Ian Giles to develop a new artwork as part of LGBT+ History month for February 2020.

4 November 2019

Alumnus named on Black Powerlist for the third time

‌Dr Nira Chamberlain has been named as one of the Top 100 most influential black people in Britain as part of the 2020 Black Powerlist.

31 October 2019

Alumni share their recruitment experiences with international students

On Wednesday 30 October, Ross Clarke and Wei Wang returned to campus to share their recruitment tips with international students.

31 October 2019

Five alumni make a difference at careers talk

On 29 October, alumni working at the UK House of Lords, the East Midlands Housing Group (EMH), The Baca Charity and Indigo Volunteers came together to make up a panel on careers that “make a difference” to peoples’ lives.

30 October 2019

Nira contributes to Inspirational Black Leaders panel

Alumnus Dr Nira Chamberlain was on a panel of black leaders on Thursday 24 October - an event organised as part of the University’s Black History Month calendar.

25 October 2019

Alumnus to build Bridges to Prosperity in Rwanda

Greg Richardson will be travelling with a team to Rwanda to build a bridge between two communities currently lacking safe access between their villages, in an initiative created by charity Bridges to Prosperity (B2P).

25 October 2019

Black History Month 2019: A graduate perspective

To mark Black History Month, we spoke to an alumnus about his thoughts on its continued significance and importance.

25 October 2019

Alumni share top careers tips as part of annual Autumn fair

As part of the Careers Fairs, this year the Careers Network launched a new series of workshops, and many of these were supported by alumni.

24 October 2019

Alumnus scores as new Welsh Rugby Union President

Gerald Davies has been elected as the President of the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), taking up the prestigious role on 17 November.

24 October 2019

Alumna wins big in National Teaching Awards 2019

Toni Knight and her team have won the Further Education National Teaching Team of the Year award at the National Teaching Awards in London.

22 October 2019

Loughborough University celebrates support of donors with annual dinner

Loughborough University’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Robert Allison welcomed members of the Schofield Society for an annual event which took place in the Hewson Studios and the Loughborough Stadium on 17 October.

22 October 2019

Business students hear from Managing Partner, Kate

Kate Shevack, Managing Partner of Brand Initiatives Group, spoke to 35 students from the School of Business and Economics on her experiences and roles when visiting campus last week.

21 October 2019

Alumnus to run New York marathon for charity

Oliver Jeffcott will be running the New York marathon in November for the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust (MWCT) following his work in building a B-Corporation registered company.

18 October 2019

Alumni support Santander signing event on campus

Santander has signed a new agreement with Loughborough University this week which has secured funding for a further three years in entrepreneurial, educational and employer initiatives for staff and students.

17 October 2019

EY Partner Gagan shares Business insights in Personal Best lecture

Alumnus Gagan Bhatnagar visited campus on Wednesday 16 October to share his story with staff and students at the University.

17 October 2019

Four alumni contribute to Politics careers panel

On Wednesday 16 October, four alumni came together on the Loughborough campus to discuss careers in Politics and International Relations.

17 October 2019

Alumna awarded 2019 TENZ Outstanding Technology Teacher Award

Sarah Washbrooke has been awarded the 2019 Outstanding Technology Teacher Award by the Technology Education New Zealand Council. The award is for high quality work that has developed teacher understanding and confidence over a large period.

17 October 2019

Alumni competition: share your wintery campus photographs

Each year, the Alumni Association produces a Christmas card to celebrate the festive season.

16 October 2019

BBC Sport presenter and Loughborough alumnus gives media masterclass to students and volunteers

BBC Sport presenter and Loughborough alumnus Ben Croucher visited the University last week to present a media masterclass to students and volunteers.

15 October 2019

Alumna opens bespoke stationery shop in London

Katie Leamon recently opened her brand-new shop, named after her, in Belgravia, London.

14 October 2019

Spyras named one of the top entrepreneurial talents by Santander

Alumnus George Winfield (2017) has been awarded £15,000 funding at Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards 2019.

10 October 2019

Alumnus shortlisted for IET Innovation Awards

Alex Nash has been shortlisted for the Young Innovators category of the IET Innovation Awards for his company Alcuris and their flagship product, Memo.

9 October 2019

Alumnus releases new book to explore effects of capitalism in sport

Alumnus Dr Billy Graeff has recently published a book entitled Capitalism, Sport Mega Events and the Global South.

7 October 2019

Black Excellence group receive community recognition

A group of alumni and students have been working together on “Black Excellence” (BE), a group formed in Loughborough to inspire black people across the UK and to be a positive influence in the community.

7 October 2019

Alumna strikes with hit PS4 game

Mutazione, a new adventure game released in late September, features the writing and narrative design of alumna Dr Hannah Nicklin.

4 October 2019

Alumnus wins prestigious design award

Sam Hemming has won a Red Dot Award for his final year project Makerblocks, a game combining technology based gaming and physical creativity, aimed at young children.

1 October 2019

Alumni need your vote in the annual NACUE pitching contest

Two alumni have entered the NACUE Tata Varsity Pitch Competition, which celebrates high potential, early stage ventures that come directly out of colleges and universities across the UK.

1 October 2019

Loughborough alumnus called up to Scotland World Cup squad

Alumnus Henry Pyrgos has been called up to the Scotland squad for this year’s World Cup in Japan.

30 September 2019

Alumna features in Antarctic team travelling to Port Lockroy

A team of five, including alumna Lucy, will be travelling to the remote island of Port Lockroy off the Antarctic Peninsula to live and work during the next Austral Antarctic summer (November 2019 – March 2020).

27 September 2019

Alumnus named Vice President of player performance

Mark Simpson has been announced by the NBA team, Washington Wizards, as the Vice President of player performance for Monumental Basketball.

27 September 2019

Alumna becomes World Indoor Masters Champion

Claire Spurway has become the 60m sprint World Indoor Athletics Masters Champion following the competition in Touran, Poland.

26 September 2019

Celebrating 100 years of women engineers at Loughborough

As another academic year commences, 2019 marks 100 years since women began studying engineering at Loughborough.

26 September 2019

Graduate Residency Opportunity at Artcore

Artcore, a Derby based visual arts charity, is selecting up to ten 2019 graduates from universities across the East Midlands to take up one-month funded residencies.

25 September 2019

Engineering alumnus returns to campus 60 years after graduating

Alumnus, Vibulsri Dhammasaroja, graduated from Loughborough University in 1959 with a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.

20 September 2019

“Insights into doing business with the USA” hosted by School of Business and Economics

On Wednesday 18 September 2019, alumni from the School of Business and Economics gathered at The Shard in London to share international business expertise.

19 September 2019

School of Business and Economics co-host final graduation ceremony in Singapore

On Friday 13 September 2019, the School of Business and Economics co-hosted their final graduation ceremony at Chijmes Hall, Singapore.

17 September 2019

Alumna named as new Women’s Football Head Coach for Loughborough

Loughborough University has officially appointed Issy Martin as its new Women’s Football Head Coach.

17 September 2019

Alumna launches refillable skincare products

Anna Chatburn, based in Sydney, Australia, has recently launched a new business focused on making quality skincare products available in refillable bottles.

16 September 2019

Alumnus becomes UK CEO of ABP Food Group

Bob Carnell has been appointed CEO of Irish meat giant ABP Food Group in their UK division, concluding a 24 year-long career at Kerry Foods.

13 September 2019

Alumna to lead global netball charity campaign

The International Netball Federation (INF) is launching a new netball charity campaign, Creating Choices, led by alumna Peace Proscovia.

2 September 2019

Seven alumni elected to Advisory Board

The 2019 Alumni Advisory Board elections have concluded, and following a period of voting, the alumni population have elected seven new members.

30 August 2019

2018 graduates: a chance to have your say on your university experience

Between September and the end of November this year, those who graduated in the summer of 2018 are asked to complete an important survey.

30 August 2019

Alumna Stephanie joins The Great British Bake Off 2019

Stephanie Blackwell has taken to our screens as one of The Great British Bake Off contestants this year.

29 August 2019

Loughborough-inspired cups created through alumni collaboration

Local bakery Bom Bom Patisserie has teamed up with Pickle Illustration, a company headed by a student and alumna duo, to create recyclable takeaway cups that encapsulate the café’s community spirit.

22 August 2019

Loughborough researchers develop Dementia-friendly home

Research from the University and BRE has helped in developing a demonstration home specifically designed to assist those with dementia. The house is now inspiring others to make changes to their own homes, as featured on the BBC.

13 August 2019

Trio of alumni exhibit artwork in Loughborough town

A new exhibition about Humans and Nature, “A Mountain is A Mountain” will open in Loughborough on 16 August.

13 August 2019

Voting now open for the Alumni Advisory Board

This year we have received an overwhelming number of applications to join the Alumni Advisory Board (AAB).

12 August 2019

Cricketing alumna selected as volunteer at the 2019 Cricket World Cup

Sport enthusiast, Fizza Abid, recently returned to the UK to satisfy her dream of attending the Cricket World Cup.

8 August 2019

Fine Art grants available to recent Loughborough graduates

Applications are now open to 2018 and 2019 Loughborough Fine Art graduates for two £10,000 fellowships to study a one-year programme at the University.

30 July 2019

Alumna named as first-ever female Academy Manager of English league side

Hannah Dingley has been named as the new Academy Manager of English Football League side, Forest Green Rovers FC.

25 July 2019

Alumna makes lacrosse history at European Championships

Lucy Lynch has made history by becoming the first England Women’s Lacrosse player to earn 100 caps.

24 July 2019

Alumni share their tips for working life with Class of 2019

With the Loughborough University 2019 graduation ceremonies drawing to a close on Friday, 19 July, alumni have been sharing their tips for post-University life with the newest Loughborough graduates.

19 July 2019

Alumna’s business shortlisted for regional business award

Chloe Hampson Ward’s business, Comms Kick, has been shortlisted for a regional Rural Business Award.

19 July 2019

Alumnus planning Israel trip with GB American Football team

Liam Browne is preparing for a trip to Israel in August as part of the coaching team for the women’s British Flag American Football team.

19 July 2019

Alumnus start-up partners with London Triathlon

Founded by Chris Ruddock, INCUS Performance, is officially collaborating with the London Triathlon 2019 to use its wearable analytic technology for the first time in a race scenario.

17 July 2019

Olympic rower and England hockey coach to receive honorary degrees from Loughborough University

An Olympic rower and an England hockey coach are among the inspirational figures to be recognised during Loughborough University’s summer graduation ceremonies.

16 July 2019

Can you provide a Loughborough student or graduate with employment?

Loughborough students and graduates are looking for job opportunities across a huge range of sectors – and you could help.

16 July 2019

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 July 2019

Alumnus start-up in the running for national award

George Winfield’s company, Spyras, has been named as one of twelve finalists in the 2019 Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards.

10 July 2019

School of Social Sciences alumni return to campus for garden party reunion

Alumni from across the University’s School of Social Sciences returned to campus last Saturday for a garden party reunion.

10 July 2019

New Zealand alumni enjoy a second reunion in Auckland

On Thursday 4 July, alumni in New Zealand held their second social event, at The Chamberlain Pub in Auckland.

9 July 2019

Alumnus set for European and World Triathlon Championships at age 70

Jeremy ‘Jem’ Lawson is preparing to compete in the triathlon for Great Britain at the age of 70.

4 July 2019

Alumnae play key role in organising 2019 Netball World Cup

A trio of alumnae are playing a key role in organising this year’s Vitality Netball World Cup.

4 July 2019

Entrepreneurial alumnus find success in Bangalore

Raised in the city of Bangalore, alumnus Rahul Menon developed a love for sport at a young age.

3 July 2019

Alumnus picks up two Royal Television Society awards

Alex Widdowson has had his creative talent recognised with two wins at the Royal Television Society’s Student Awards.

3 July 2019

Alumnus to receive prestigious engineering award for noise reduction work

Dr Daniel Elford is set to receive a prestigious Silver Medal from the Royal Academy of Engineers for his work with noise-reducing technology.

2 July 2019

Alumni contribute to engineering taster day

Two alumni visited Loughborough on 26 June to take part in a Graduate Stories session for the Inspiring Minds: Engineering day for Year 12 students.

27 June 2019

Nominations open soon for British Council international alumni awards

On Wednesday 3 July, nominations and applications open for the 2019/20 British Council Study UK Awards.

24 June 2019

Alumnae share their stories for Women in Engineering Day

Three alumnae have contributed stories of their career, their inspirations and shared what engineering means to them for this years’ Women in Engineering Day.

21 June 2019

Nominations opening soon for the Alumni Advisory Board

Members of the Loughborough University Alumni community are invited to apply for a position on the Alumni Advisory Board (AAB).

19 June 2019

Graduate designer presents dissertation findings at national health conference

Alumna Alex Harrington presented her research into the impact of the physical environment on suicide rates in Seoul, South Korea, at the Design in Mental Health (DiMH) conference and exhibition in May.

19 June 2019

Alumnus shares graphic design story with school students

On 14 June, alumnus Nish Wickramasinghe visited Loughborough to share an insight into a career in graphic design with sixth form students.

14 June 2019

Queen’s Birthday Honours for outstanding alumni

Two Loughborough University alumni have been recognised for their contributions to sport in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

12 June 2019

Alumnus named non-playing captain in tennis tournament

Guyanga Weerasekera has been selected as the non-playing captain for the Sri Lanka Fed Cup this month.

11 June 2019

Alumni support recent graduates at mentoring and networking event

On 6 June 2019, eight alumni visited the Loughborough University London campus to meet with 20 recent graduates to offer support, advice and to conduct speed-interviews.

7 June 2019

Alumnus lifts Champions League Trophy with Liverpool FC

Jack Robinson aided Liverpool’s Champions League win over Tottenham last weekend through his role as First Team Assistant Goalkeeper Coach.

7 June 2019

Alumni launch new online retail brand for sport start-ups

Two alumni have created a new marketplace for sport start-ups to showcase their ingenuity in the wider market, allowing alumni to benefit from getting involved.

4 June 2019

Pavegen hopes to take the next step following recent investment

Alumni company Pavegen is celebrating success after raising over £1.3 million in investment through crowdfunding.

4 June 2019

Arts and Humanities Review

Over the last few months, a review group, led by the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Chris Linton, has been considering the arts and humanities provision at Loughborough, particularly the structures that are in place to support their delivery.

4 June 2019

A big thank you this Volunteers Week

This Volunteers Week (1 – 7 June 2019), we want to say a big thank you to all our alumni who have given their time to the University in the last year.

3 June 2019

Upcoming Alumni Association Annual General Meeting

Members of the Alumni Association are invited to join the President, Paul Drummond, the Alumni Advisory Board and university staff at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), this coming July.

3 June 2019

CEO shares HR insights in latest Personal Best talk

Alumnus Peter Cheese visited campus on Wednesday 29 May to share his story with staff and students at the University.

30 May 2019

Business achievements of alumni recognised at Loughborough Enterprise Awards

Two alumni were given Outstanding Potential Awards at the University’s biannual Enterprise Awards on 21 May, in recognition of the achievements of the tech companies they launched less than three years ago.

28 May 2019

Alumnus continues annual tradition in prestigious manufacturing industry role

Nick Cragg has used his role as Master Cutler of the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire (Sheffield) to continue an annual charity challenge.

28 May 2019

Clarissa wins The People’s Book Prize

Alumna Clarissa Foster has won a People’s Book Prize for her work, “Understanding BRCA”.

24 May 2019

Alumnae selected for England Netball World Cup squad

Alumnae Jo Harten and Jade Clarke have been selected to represent England at this summer’s Netball World Cup.

24 May 2019

Bom Bom wins Best Café award

Local bakery, Bom Bom Patisserie, has won the Best Café Award in the Muddy Awards 2019, in the Leicestershire and Rutland category, after beating other finalists from across the county.

24 May 2019

Former University Head of Photography’s life remembered in daughter’s book

The life and work of a former University lecturer, photographer and wildlife artist is being revisited in a book written by his daughter.

23 May 2019

Alumna joins BBC Sport campaign to raise awareness of periods

Alumna and Honorary Graduate Giselle Ansley MBE has joined forces with female athletes across the country to raise awareness of how periods affect athletes.

23 May 2019

Alumni celebrate lost teammates in charity football tournament

Alumni have raised over £2,000 as part of the annual Loughborough Football Alumni Reunion Weekend, which took place last weekend.

22 May 2019

Alumni in Beijing enjoy a networking lunch

On Saturday 18 May, over 20 alumni gathered for a relaxed lunch in Beijing.

21 May 2019

Alumna wins Overton Poetry Prize

Natalie Moores has been named the winner of the 2018 Overton Poetry Prize for her collection of poetry, 'Single Girl Lies Hidden'.

20 May 2019

Alumni celebrate 50 years since graduation and enjoy annual athletics

On 18 and 19 May 2019, over 100 alumni and friends visited Loughborough to celebrate 50 years since graduating from the University, and to share in the 61st annual Loughborough International Athletics meet.

20 May 2019

Alumna ready to lead the RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team for 2019 season

Alumna and Royal Air Force (RAF) Officer, Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) Mikaela Harrison, is about to commence her first display season as Officer Commanding the RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team.

15 May 2019

Alumna chosen to be part of the next generation of international sport leaders

Helen Rowbotham has been selected to be a part of UK Sport’s International Leadership Programme (ILP), which aims to ensure the UK has a strong voice across international sport.

13 May 2019

Alumni aim to tackle common running problem with clothing range

Two alumni are tackling a sore spot for runners worldwide with their range of award-winning underwear which combats chafing.

13 May 2019

Frances returns to choose Hall Bake Off Winner

Frances Quinn was on campus this week to judge the final of the Loughborough Hall of Residence Bake Off Challenge alongside University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Allison.

10 May 2019

Vice-Chancellor welcomes alumni to annual reception at the Sky Garden

Loughborough University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Allison, held his fifth Annual Reception on Thursday 9 May 2019.

10 May 2019

Alumna makes Lionesses World Cup squad

Mary Earps has been selected to represent England at this summer’s Women’s World Cup.

10 May 2019

Robbie brings sports enterprise experience to campus

Professional footballer and entrepreneur, Robbie Simpson, visited the Loughborough campus on Tuesday to take part in a panel event on sports entrepreneurship.

10 May 2019

Hong Kong and UK-based alumni come together to celebrate Loughborough

On Friday 3 May, the Hong Kong alumni group welcomed fellow UK-based Loughborough graduates to the Kiangsu & Chekiang Residents Association Club for their latest gathering.

8 May 2019

Creative alumni support careers event in London

On Wednesday 1 May, over 100 students travelled to the Loughborough University London campus for the annual Creative, Marketing and Media Industries careers event to hear from industry experts.

3 May 2019

Alumni dine with School of Business and Economics Professor in China

Professor of Finance, Andrew Vivian from the School of Business and Economics travelled across China to meet with former students in Guangzhou and Chengdu.

30 April 2019

Inaugural Alumni Challenge Cup event to take place this weekend

Alumni from around the country will be returning to Loughborough on Saturday 4 May for the inaugural Alumni Challenge Cup.

30 April 2019

Alumnus helps those in need in D.R. Congo

Tom Russell is working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to provide emergency water, sanitation and hygiene services to some of the country’s most vulnerable people.

29 April 2019

Alumna named Young Woman of the Year 2019

Zamira Abassova has recently been named Young Woman of the Year 2019 by Women on the Move Awards for her work with The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network (TERN).

29 April 2019

Aspiring engineers hear from successful alumni

Alumni Dan Milner and Iain Roche visited the Loughborough campus on 12 April to talk to visiting sixth form students about engineering in Formula 1 and HS2.

24 April 2019

Hall life captured in winning #LboroMemories photograph

Over the last couple of weeks, we ran our #LboroMemories Competition, seeking throwback photographs and memories from our alumni.

18 April 2019

Former staff member remembered in inaugural public lecture

The work of a former Loughborough staff member is being commemorated through a public lecture next week.

16 April 2019

Alumni in Hong Kong invite current students to monthly gathering

On Friday 12 April, alumni in Hong Kong welcomed current Loughborough students to their monthly gathering.

15 April 2019

Akkroo to integrate in US acquisition

Alumni Chris Wickson and Andy Higgs founded the mobile marketing technology business in 2013, and on 4 April, they announced a $34 million (US dollar) acquisition by Phoenix based Integrate Inc.

15 April 2019

Alumna awarded arts bursary to conduct ancestral project

Jacqui Gallon has been awarded a bursary of £1,000 by a-n as part of their annual bursary award scheme.

15 April 2019

Sarah hopes first book will be the root of writing success

Alumna Sarah Spencer (née Elliott) has taken inspiration from nature to write her first book.

11 April 2019

Alumnus wins prestigious entrepreneurial award

George Winfield’s company, Spyras, has won the London Mayor’s Entrepreneurial Award for Tech at a ceremony in London.

10 April 2019

Alumna helps Cambridge sail to victory in the Boat Race

Pippa Whittaker was part of the Cambridge team which stormed to victory on Sunday in the 165th Boat Race.

9 April 2019

Charity founder seeks volunteers to support refugee projects

Holly Penalver (Psychology 2008) is the CEO and Founder of the charity Indigo Volunteers, formed in 2012 in response to a series of projects she had encountered when volunteering abroad.

9 April 2019

Alumnus earns new role with Iceland national football team

Tom Joel has earned a new role with the Iceland national football team.

4 April 2019

Alumnae look to show ice-cold composure in all-star game

Two alumnae are set to take to the ice over Easter as they form part of an international all-star women’s ice hockey squad.

4 April 2019

Alumni football team aims to achieve title success

A London-based football team founded by alumni of both Loughborough and the University of Nottingham are preparing for the final few games of the season as they hope to win the league.

29 March 2019

Managing Director of Just Eat delivers an enterprising talk

Alumnus Graham Corfield met with students in the Enterprise Start Up Lab on 28 March to give a talk on working in the food and beverage industry.

29 March 2019

Ore broadcasts his career journey on return to campus

Alumnus Ore Oduba paid a visit to Loughborough on 27 March to share his story with students and staff at the University.

29 March 2019

Alumni and friends celebrate third annual Donor Day

On Saturday 23 March, the University hosted an annual event dedicated to thanking those who have made a difference to Loughborough through donations and volunteering.

29 March 2019

Alumnus wins global design award for injury-reducing polo helmet

Designer Robin Spicer has seen his product win a prestigious international design award for preventing injuries in polo.

27 March 2019

Alumni feature in Team GB hammer throw success

Three alumni have been celebrating their recent success for Team GB’s hammer throwing team, having recently competed at the European Throwing Cup.

22 March 2019

Alumnus Oliver features on BBC Radio 4 podcast

Oliver Sidwell was recently invited to feature on “The Bottom Line” podcast to discuss the importance of internships.

18 March 2019

A second successful pre-departure meeting held in Guangzhou, China

On Saturday 9 March, Loughborough alumni from Guangzhou, China gathered at the Garden Hotel for the second University pre-departure briefing.

15 March 2019

Alumni give full support to Lumps and Bumps campaign

Alumni have shared their stories demonstrating the importance of self-checking as the University prepares for its Lumps and Bumps campaign.

14 March 2019

Alumnus to put crime film before the jury at debut premiere

Alumnus Luke Kaile is preparing for his debut film to premiere at London’s infamous Leicester Square next month.

12 March 2019

Alumna founds social media network to highlight achievements of sportswomen

Anna Chanduvi has formed a social media network aiming to advocate the achievements of women in sport around the world.

12 March 2019

Three Loughborough graduates support a student scholarship

The Hibberd family are made up of three Loughborough graduates, Sally-Ann, John and Rebecca Hibberd. They are passionate about Loughborough and do everything they can to support their University and its students.

12 March 2019

Alumni company’s smart mouthguard wins national innovation award

Robert Paterson and Thomas Quinn’s company, ORB Innovation has won a national award for their work in designing a mouthguard which collects data to reduce injury and improve performance.

11 March 2019

Alumnae celebrate International Women’s Day 2019

Several events celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) have been taking place across campus, helping to inspire the next generation.

8 March 2019

Three inspirational alumni recognised by the School of Business and Economics

On 7 March 2019, the School of Business and Economics (SBE) held their annual awards evening, which recognised the achievements of three alumni.

8 March 2019

Alumnus nominated for British Council Alumni Award in Kuwait

Loughborough University alumnus, Dr Bader Shafaqu Al-Anzi, was recently shortlisted for a highly sought-after British Council Alumni Award in Kuwait.

7 March 2019

London Sock Company founder shares career insight on return to campus

Alumnus Ryan Palmer shared insight into his career journey at an event on campus on Monday as part of the Leicester Innovation Week.

7 March 2019

Alumnus produces a self-care book for stroke survivors

Alumnus Paul Kendall has released a second book “You’ve had a stroke – The essential recovery handbook”.

7 March 2019

Loughborough Students’ Union looking for External Trustees

Alumni are invited to apply for the role of External Trustee on Loughborough Students’ Union’s (LSU) Board of Trustees to help drive forward its goal of providing a world class student experience.

5 March 2019

Alumna crowdfunds to take her play to Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Esther Malkinson is aiming to raise a combined £5,000 for her theatre company to get their latest play to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

4 March 2019

Successful pre-departure event held in Beijing, China

On Sunday 3 March, University staff held an informative pre-departure event at the Sunworld Dynasty Hotel in Beijing, China.

4 March 2019

Alumnae feature in Loughborough art exhibition

The artwork of two alumnae is the centre of an exhibition being held on campus focusing on how people remembered loved ones who have passed away.

4 March 2019

Author Cristina releases latest stand-alone book

Cristina Hodgson has released a new stand-alone book following the success of her first series.

1 March 2019

Alumni gather in Manhattan and Boston to meet senior University staff

On Saturday 23 February, Professor Rachel Thomson, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Teaching and Rachel Third, Head of Philanthropy, hosted an alumni dinner at Harry’s restaurant in Lower Manhattan.

26 February 2019

Alumnus appointed as UEA Pro-Vice Chancellor

Professor Mark Searcey has been appointed as Pro-Vice Chancellor for Science at the University of East Anglia.

25 February 2019

Candy Kittens guest lecture hits a sweet spot

Alumnus Edward Williams and Made in Chelsea star, Jamie Laing, visited the Loughborough campus to share an insight into their business, Candy Kittens.

22 February 2019

Alumni share entrepreneurial tips at POW WOW event

On 21 February, two alumni were guest speakers at the bi-monthly “POW WOW” event.

22 February 2019

Alumni phone charging start-up given energy boost by new investment

An alumni start-up that has been called the ‘Boris Bike of phone charging’ has recently secured a £1.2m investment.

21 February 2019

Joseph Joseph founder opens Loughborough Enterprise Network in London

Alumnus Richard Joseph launched the new Loughborough University Enterprise Network (LEN) on the London campus last Tuesday 12 February.

19 February 2019

Three alumni share collaborative thinking at London event

On 13 February 2019, three alumni visited the Loughborough University London campus to give a talk on collaborative working across three sectors: environment, politics and digital media.

19 February 2019

Alumnus praises students for "bringing fresh insight" to business

A group of first-year students at Loughborough University School of Business and Economics (SBE) have been praised for their work analysing the UK’s leading Oriental grocer, Wing Yip, whose Managing Director is an alumni.

18 February 2019

Creative alumni engage in careers events

Seven alumni who work across the creative industries have supported the Creative Careers Weeks over the last fortnight.

18 February 2019

Maddie Hinch MBE named Female Goalkeeper of the Year

Alumna Maddie Hinch MBE has been named hockey's Female Goalkeeper of the Year for the third successive year by the International Hockey Federation.

15 February 2019

Alumnus plays key role in GB wheelchair rugby ahead of major tournament

David Pond is set to return to the local area next month as Great Britain’s wheelchair rugby team take part in the Second Quad Nations tournament.

15 February 2019

Business accelerator hopes to yield more success for alumni businesses

Loughborough University is again hosting the UK leg of a global sports accelerator programme, which last year was won by an alumni’s business.

15 February 2019

Alumnae named in England cricket squads

Nine alumnae are part of the England Women cricket squads named ahead of their tours of India and Sri Lanka.

15 February 2019

Alumnus aims to raise £2,000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital

Josh Selway is preparing for his first London Marathon as he hopes to raise £2,000 in support of Great Ormond Street Hospital.

14 February 2019

Alumni volunteer as part of LGBT+ History Month Panel

Three alumni gave their time on 11 February to be part of a special panel event, forming part of the LGBT+ History Month activities at Loughborough.

12 February 2019

Alumni share their experiences of the Asian job market with current students

On 5 February 2019, two alumni returned to the Loughborough campus to deliver a presentation to current international students on applying for roles in Asia.

6 February 2019

Alumna appointed Chief Executive of local cricket club

Karen Rothery has recently been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Leicestershire County Cricket Club (CCC).

6 February 2019

Alumna helps illustrate London campus’ creative offer

Josie Gledhill has created a visual art map and guide for Loughborough students who wish to learn more about the creative landmarks, buildings and galleries based around the Loughborough University London campus.

4 February 2019

Seven alumni shared expertise as part of student sport conference

On 31 January 2019, as part of the annual Talk Sport Conference, seven alumni were involved in workshops and panel activities, helping to inspire the next generation of Loughborough graduates.

1 February 2019

Alumni help launch #LondonVenture Crawl 2019

Two of the University’s entrepreneurial alumni helped launch this year’s London #VentureCrawl last night, which will see Loughborough join 12 other universities on a day of urban entrepreneurship exploration.

1 February 2019

School of Business and Economics host alumni reception in Shanghai

On Thursday 24 January, Stewart Robinson, Dean of School of Business and Economics, hosted an alumni reception at the Yangtze Boutique Hotel in Shanghai.

28 January 2019

Alumna contributes to celebration of gender equality centenary

Deborah ‘Debris’ Stevenson has presented her latest work at the Royal Court Theatre in London as part of a series of works celebrating gender equality.

28 January 2019

Alumna's first novel hits high-street book shops

Sarah Juckes has spoken of her pride at seeing her first book sit on the shelves of the book shops she visited as a child.

25 January 2019

International Business Insights shared at alumni event

On 24 January 2019, alumni gathered at London’s infamous Shard building to hear from a panel of fellow alumni.

25 January 2019

Alumni share STEM journeys with school students

On 23 January, three alumni visited Loughborough to share an insight into STEM careers with sixth form students.

24 January 2019

New alumni group emerges in South West China

Chengdu is the capital of China’s Sichuan Province and is the location of Loughborough’s newest alumni group.

22 January 2019

Award-winning Alex set to raise over £1 million

Award-winning alumnus Alex Nash is set to get 2019 off to a flying start having secured almost £1 million in investment for his company, Alcuris.

21 January 2019

Alumni inspire young sporting minds on campus

On 16 January, three alumni visited Loughborough to share an insight into sport careers with sixth form students.

18 January 2019

Alumna looks to a new chapter with her writing career

Jayne Hall has proved it is never too late to pursue a new career as she prepares for the release of her fourth novel under her pen name, Morton S. Gray.

17 January 2019

Alumni in New Zealand reunite in Auckland

On 20 December 2018, alumni in New Zealand gathered for informal drinks in a popular Auckland bar, Brew on Quay.

15 January 2019

Peter has high-flying dreams ahead of World Championships

Alumnus Peter Carter is hoping to glide to victory this summer as he prepares to compete in the Junior World Gliding Championships in Hungary.

14 January 2019

Alumni ahead of the pack in UK Merit Rankings

13 sporting alumni have been named in the 2018 UK Merit Rankings, which assess athletes’ form and achievements over the past year.

10 January 2019

Sporting alumna launches female football academy in India

Pioneering alumna and entrepreneur, Aditi Chauhan, has founded the very first football academy in India exclusively for females.

7 January 2019

Students attend alumni-led visit at top London digital marketing agency

A group of Loughborough students recently visited the head offices of a top marketing agency in London to learn more about careers in digital marketing.

4 January 2019

A great start to 2019 for alumni named in New Year’s Honours list

Seven alumni have been recognised for their work across sports, design, environment, charity and aviation in the 2019 Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.

3 January 2019

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