October 2021 news
Alumnus Nira named on Black Powerlist for fifth year running
Dr Nira Chamberlain has again been named one of the Top 100 most influential black people in the UK on the Black Powerlist 2022.
Mike Wedderburn releases poignant interview with rugby’s Floyd Steadman during Black History Month
Alumnus Mike Wedderburn has been working on a piece with former rugby union player Floyd Steadman.
An alumni perspective: Black History Month 2021
Alumna Edith Alusa, who left Loughborough in 2001 after completing a master’s in Water and Environmental Management, reflects on Black History Month, what it means to her, and how she can use her influence as a member of the Alumni Advisory Board to help support the University’s ongoing race equity work.
First meet-up for Chinese alumni in the UK
On Saturday 16 October 2021, a group of 12 alumni gathered at the Shu La La, a Sichuan restaurant in London.
Graduate wins global industrial design award
Megan Lincoln (BA Industrial Design and Technology 2021) has been awarded the Industrial Design (Judge’s Vote) prize in the Global Design Graduate Show 2021 for her project, ‘SONA’.
Alumnus Mike Wedderburn inspires staff and students across the University as part of Voices of Diversity series
Last night (14 October), alumnus and Sky Sports News presenter Mike Wedderburn spoke to more than 150 staff and students at Loughborough University about his career journey, his advice to others, and his thoughts on how racism and diversity can be tackled in sport, online and across organisations.
Loughborough Professor awarded for services to Para sport
Loughborough University researcher Professor Vicky Tolfrey has been recognised for contributions in science in Para sports by the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP).
Overwhelming support for the George Gandy Legacy Fund helping future Loughborough athletes
Today (8 October) marks one year since George Gandy passed away.
Belated 60-year reunion for the Million-and-One men
Several electrical engineering alumni who graduated in 1960 held a celebratory reunion at the end of September. The event had been rescheduled from 2020 due to covid restrictions.
Loughborough University welcomes new Vice-Chancellor and President
Loughborough has today welcomed Professor Nick Jennings CB, FREng, who has taken up the role of Vice-Chancellor and President of the University.