Loughborough Alumni


All the latest news and updates from 2020

Two alumni are this year’s German Design Award winners

James Elderton and Joseph Thomas, founders of Wonder Vision, have won the 2020 German Design Award for their CGI look, development and production of the Triumph Speed Twin, in the category of Excellent Communication Design.

21 February 2020

Loughborough Design Society welcome alumni to campus

Three alumni visited campus on 19 February 2020 to meet with around 40 students who are members of the Design Society.

20 February 2020

Four alumni contribute to Geography careers panel

On Tuesday 18 February, Emma Bates, Daniel Coles, Caroline Gower and Dr Katie Loakes came together on the Loughborough campus to discuss careers in Geography.

19 February 2020

London students hear about Global Strategy from alumni

Three alumni came together on 17 February to form a panel on Global Strategy for Institute of International Management students studying at Loughborough University London.

18 February 2020

Alumna shares volunteering experience in Kenya

Coral Reeves recently spent three months in Kenya with charity Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO). The Government-endorsed scheme provides volunteer placements to 18-25 year olds as part of the International Citizen Service programme.

18 February 2020

Applications for the India Alumni Chapter Committee now open

Our India Alumni Chapter is now recruiting for its next committee. The new committee will begin a term of three years from 1 April 2020.

14 February 2020

Capgemini UK Chairman shares career journey in latest Personal Best talk

Alumna Christine Hodgson CBE visited campus on Wednesday 12 February to share her story with staff and students at the University.

13 February 2020

Alumnus helps to set cyclists on track to victory

Sam Pendred has helped in the development of a new track bike for Team GB at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, through his role as an engineer at Hope Technology.

11 February 2020

Six Fine Art alumni take part in exhibition on campus

Emily Arnold (2018), Amelia Hand (2018), Chaz Howkins (2018), Grace Stones (2018), Sarah Warner (2017) and Rebecca Wymant (2018) are taking part in ‘In My Experience’, an exhibition exploring the complexities of human experience.

10 February 2020

Alumni inspire sixth formers on visit to Loughborough

During January, three alumni visited Loughborough to share an insight into sport and business careers with sixth form students.

6 February 2020

Alumni contribute sporting expertise at student conference

On 30 January 2020, as part of the annual Talk Sport Conference, more than 20 alumni were involved in workshops, panel activities and speed interviewing, helping to inspire the next generation of Loughborough graduates.

4 February 2020

Gold for Kimberley Murray in the Women’s Skeleton

Alumna Kimberley Murray has secured Gold following an impressive performance in the Inter-Continental Cup skeleton race at Lake Placid, USA.

31 January 2020

Could you cycle from London to Loughborough?

Oliver Sidwell, President of the University’s Alumni Association, is on the hunt for a team to joint him on an epic cycle challenge to raise funds for the University.

28 January 2020

Alumnus called up as Head Rugby Coach for Sweden

Alumnus Alex Laybourne has been named the new Men’s Head Coach for Sweden’s 15s team.

28 January 2020

Alumna’s novel explores Leicestershire’s role in the Great War

Karen Ette has released the first and only novel to have been written about the Leicestershire Regiment in the First World War, published by Goldcrest Books.

28 January 2020

Loughborough crime thriller available to stream

An award-winning debut film by Raya Films, featuring 7 alumni, is celebrating its official digital release. Do Something, Jake was shot entirely in and around Loughborough.

27 January 2020

Alumnus and Athletics coaching guru wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Malcolm Arnold OBE was recently awarded the prestigious IOC (International Olympic Committee) Coaches Lifetime Achievement Award, in recognition of his outstanding work with athletes throughout his career.

22 January 2020

Entrepreneurial alumna wins mentoring session with former ‘Dragon’

Anna Page, founder of change of address service SlothMove, won British Business Bank’s annual Small Business Advice Week mentoring competition. Part of the prize was a mentoring session with Piers Linney, former Dragons’ Den investor.

17 January 2020

Alumnus returns to campus for Q&A with students

Andy Hodge returned to campus this week to take part in a Q&A session with students, discussing his role as UK Managing Partner of Tax at Deloitte (2011-2016), with tips on how to build a successful career.

16 January 2020

Alumna appointed new country director of WaterAid

Hasin Jahan has been appointed as Bangladesh’s new country director of international charity WaterAid, who aim to improve access to safe water and sanitation.

15 January 2020

Alumnus named in Agency Reporter’s India 40 under 40

Aman Dhall has been named as one of India’s ‘40 Most Disruptive Minds’ in the Agency Reporter 40 under 40 list, identifying excellence in the fields of marketing, advertising, public relations and media.

14 January 2020

Alumni called up to British Cycling squad

Alumni Sam Ruddock and Crystal Lane-Wright have both been named as part of the 23-strong British Cycling squad which will contest the UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Milton, Canada.

13 January 2020

Alumna writes second book based in Loughborough

Lynne Dyer has released a new book, ‘Secret Loughborough’, based on the hidden history of Loughborough to follow her first book ‘Loughborough in 50 Buildings’.

10 January 2020

Honourable start to the decade for alumni named in Queen’s New Year list

Eight alumni and Honorary Graduates have been named in the 2020 Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for services to sports, education, safety and research.

3 January 2020

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