January 2021 news
Loughborough family share more than £800,000 worth of job opportunities
Following the launch of a project to share job opportunities within the Loughborough family, alumni have shared more than £800,000 worth of jobs Loughborough students and fellow graduates.
Alumnus commissioned by LU Arts to produce sculptural work on campus inspired by engineering forms and processes
Ian Tricker, an award-winning artist who graduated from Loughborough with a degree in Fine Art in 2013, won a competition launched in October by LU Arts, to design and create a new sculpture on the campus.
Alumna picks up women in tech award
Nerissa Arvana Prawiro has been named on the #TechWomen100 Awards list for 2020.
Alumni-founded tech start-ups receive coveted national Young Innovators Awards
Four of this year’s Young Innovator Award winners, announced by Innovate UK and The Prince’s Trust, are high potential tech start-ups founded by Loughborough alumni.
Alumnus arranges cross channel human-powered flying competition
Ian Parker is part of the team organising The Great Race 2021, a competition for human-powered aircraft to race across the English Channel.
Alumna launches new online sewing community
Alice Burnhope, a 2020 BA Textiles: Innovation and Design graduate, has launched a new community for sewers to unite.
Miss Personality sets out to support young Caribbean people
Ashlea Smith has been named 1st Princess, Miss Personality, and Best Charity Fundraiser at the 2020 Miss Caribbean UK (MCUK) pageant.
Alumnus to feature in new BBC Esports documentary series
Grant Rousseau will feature in a new series, Fight for First: Excel Esports, on the BBC this month.
Honourable start to 2021 for alumni recognised by the Queen
Seven alumni and an honorary graduate have become the latest to be named in the New Year’s Honours list by Her Majesty. The list, published in late December, has recognised alumni for their contributions to humanitarian relief, supporting victims of domestic abuse, and more.