Alumni were encouraged to share on social media what they miss about the UK and were entered into a prize draw to win a hamper and some Loughborough goodies.
Many alumni missed food items including prize draw winner Jag Gaberria from the USA. Jag shared that he missed:
Burgers and toasted cheese sandwiches from Purple Onion.
Popular food items missed by alumni included fish and chips, pork pie, and chocolate. Rachit Sharma from India commented that she missed:
Cheesy chips after a night out!
Alumnus Alan Smith who lives in Germany said he missed several foods:
Steak and kidney pie, Yorkshire pudding, Cornish pasties, fish and chips, and of course the traditional English breakfast. Thinking of Leicestershire, I yearn for Melton Mowbray pork pie and Stilton cheese.
Alumni commented about missing the University campus, the weather, and the countryside.
Jessica Teh, an alumna in Singapore, missed:
The trees which turned red in autumn! and the cold.
Ali Abbas in Pakistan shared an image of the campus in the snow and said he missed:
The weather in the UK, cleanliness, and greenery.
Many alumni shared they missed friends, family and course mates, Amewushika Tamakloe from Ghana said:
I miss the long walks around campus and the people! Everyone I met was just so cheerful!.
We have loved hearing about what alumni miss about the UK.
Thank you to everyone who contributed.