September 2022 news
Record number of Opportunity Scholarships awarded for new academic year
As the new academic year gets underway at the University, our biggest-ever cohort of 54 Opportunity Scholars begin their studies with us, supported by philanthropic donations.
Alumni launch platform to help students find freelance opportunities
A trio of former Loughborough students have created a community network, HyreHub, to support students in finding freelance work.
Alumnus wins Future Presenter Award at Edinburgh TV Festival
Jameel Shariff has been recognised at the New Voice Awards 2022 as part of the Edinburgh TV Festival.
Meet Orbit, the interactive robot that looks to help children with autism spectrum disorders develop social skills
“Hey there. Allow me to introduce you to your new companion, Orbit, a robot you can play with and listen to. Not only can Orbit hear you, they can feel you too.”
Alumna recognised for creative work in sustainable textile design
Abbey Hobbs (Textiles, Innovation and Design 2022) has won the Real Leather. Stay Different UK 2022 competition in the People’s Choice Category.
Beyond the Bubble: Alumnae curate exhibition to share artwork
Anna Dermitzaki and Francesca Edwards are alumnae whose time at university was impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. They used the experience as inspiration to expand their creative work outside of Loughborough and have recently curated an exhibition.
Applications now open for the British Council Study UK Alumni Awards
The British Council Study UK Alumni Awards are now open for applications for 2022-23.