Current Students and Staff

Coronavirus - Information for staff and students

21 January 2022

COVID misinformation is a health risk – tech companies need to remove harmful content not tweak their algorithms

Many worldwide have now caught COVID. But during the pandemic many more are likely to have encountered something else that’s been spreading virally: misinformation. False information has plagued the COVID response, erroneously convincing people that the virus isn’t harmful, of the merits of various ineffective treatments, or of false dangers associated with vaccines.

21 January 2022

Heavyweight Olympic medallist boxer Clarke to train at Loughborough

Loughborough Sport has landed a knockout blow as heavyweight Olympic bronze medallist Frazer Clarke has chosen the University as his new training base.

21 January 2022

Important information about phishing and information security

On 30 November 2021, the University conducted a simulated phishing exercise for all staff members.

20 January 2022

Christin Bolewski

It is with great sadness we inform you of the death of Christin Bolewski, who sadly passed away after a short battle with illness.

20 January 2022

Support for staff and students distressed by worldwide events

We know that some of you may be feeling worried, distressed and upset about various events which have recently occurred or are currently taking place around the world.

20 January 2022

National Theatre Live returns to Loughborough

Screenings of three National Theatre plays will be shown at Cope Auditorium from 27 January.

20 January 2022

Loughborough’s Department of Chemical Engineering to feature in upcoming documentary

Set to premiere next week, the documentary examines how the University is training the next generation of chemical engineers to tackle global engineering challenges.

20 January 2022

Loughborough hockey pair added to GB women’s roster

Loughborough hockey duo Olivia Hamilton and Miriam Pritchard have been added to the Great Britain women’s programme for the Paris 2024 cycle.

20 January 2022

Exams: An important reminder for students when uploading answers

We know many of you will be sitting online exams over the coming days, so here’s a quick reminder of the important information you need to remember when uploading your answers:

19 January 2022

Planned maintenance: Network upgrade - FM Buildings, ECB and Hazlerigg Building

IT Services are upgrading the campus wired network (Network 2020 project). The upgraded solution will provide the University with many benefits including improved security and faster and more reliable and efficient network capability.

19 January 2022

Information about 2022/23 Bank Holiday and University closure days

The People and Organisational Development website has been updated to include the Bank Holiday and University closure days up until April 2023.

19 January 2022

Students: Are you interested in an international study exchange?

If you answered yes, then you’ll be pleased to know that the application process to undertake an international study exchange for the next academic year (2022/23) is accepting applications until Thursday 10 February 2022.

18 January 2022

PING Performance Research Centre takes shape

Innovative golf brand PING is establishing specialist lab facilities on LUSEP in Michael Pearson West, strategically co-located with the University’s Sports Technology Institute.

18 January 2022

Rewarding public officials for successful enforcement could cut low-level corruption

Petty corruption such as bribing local police could be reduced by incentivising public officials to enforce the law, according to a new paper.

18 January 2022

Loughborough to play key role in new programme which puts the Midlands at forefront of hydrogen innovation

Loughborough University experts are part of a new programme designed to support, foster, and accelerate the hydrogen economy in the Midlands.

18 January 2022

Interested in learning or developing another language? Register your place on our upcoming evening classes

The Language Centre has places available for the following levels and languages:

18 January 2022

Student winners announced for LU Arts project celebrating inclusion at Loughborough University

Back in November, LU Arts and the University’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion committee launched a competition for students to design a mural for the campus that celebrated inclusion in our community.

18 January 2022

Upcoming opportunities to be part of the Collective Anti-Racist Efforts initiative at Loughborough

Since November, the CARE (Collective Anti-Racist Efforts) project – led by the BAME Staff Network – has been running a Listening Campaign to support bringing the University’s commitment to the Race Equality Charter and the Race Equity Strategy into the wider community.

17 January 2022

Students: Duo mobile (MFA) – issue now resolved

IT Services were aware of an issue regarding Duo mobile which may have prevented students from logging in using multi-factor authentication between 6pm on Friday 15 January and 2.45pm on Saturday 16 January.

17 January 2022

Success for the University at the HELOA Awards

The University is delighted to announce it was the recipient of two awards at the HELOA (Helping Students Make Informed Decisions) Awards last week.

Would you like to work for IT?

IT Services are looking for current Loughborough Students to join a pool of IT Support Assistants who will help IT Services deliver support, upgrades and other IT and Audio Visual tasks throughout the year. Please note that this is not a single post with guaranteed hours, but rather a casual position which will be offered hours through out the year.

Posted by IT Services on Tuesday, 18 Jan 2022 at 13:21

Online survey to help design an innovative mobile app

Help me design a mobile app for eco-driving: you could win a £50 voucher! Click on your birth month for the questionnaire.

Posted by serena fruttaldo on Monday, 17 Jan 2022 at 17:14

E-scooter users needed- online survey

A short questionnaire asking opinions about the usability and safety of e-scooter. All participants get entered into a draw to win one of two £25 Amazon vouchers. Must be 18+ and have ridden an e-scooter before.

Posted by Graham Hancox on Monday, 17 Jan 2022 at 16:48

PhD opportunities available

Make change happen with a PhD from Loughborough.

Posted by Elinor Oultram-Turner on Monday, 17 Jan 2022 at 12:05

Print and Post Services - urgent closure

Print and Post Services needs to close between 12 noon and 1pm today, Thursday 9th December 2021

Posted by Helen Clarke on Thursday, 9 Dec 2021 at 11:33

FREE MS Teams Sessions on Academic Language

The Academic Language Support Service is running more MS Teams sessions next week on various topics related to academic language.

Posted by Renee Wang on Friday, 26 Nov 2021 at 11:25

Book Now - FREE MS Teams Sessions on Academic Language

The Academic Language Support Service is running more MS Teams sessions next week on various topics related to academic language.

Posted by Renee Wang on Friday, 12 Nov 2021 at 12:11

Book Now - FREE MS Teams Sessions on Academic Language

The Academic Language Support Service is running more MS Teams sessions next week on various topics related to academic language.

Posted by Renee Wang on Friday, 5 Nov 2021 at 10:59

Book Now - FREE MS Teams Sessions on Academic Language

The Academic Language Support Service is running some MS Teams sessions this week on various topics related to academic language.

Posted by Anni Forsythe on Tuesday, 5 Oct 2021 at 12:39

Car Park Closures During Freshers

Please note that new students will be arriving for the new academic year from Saturday 25th to Wednesday 29th September.

Posted by Mick Wood on Thursday, 23 Sep 2021 at 12:25

Teaching and Learning Training Sessions 24th January – 3rd February

You can now sign up for workshops on Learn, Vevox, MS Teams, Panopto/ReVIEW, inclusive practice and many more.

Posted by Matt Aldred on Wednesday, 19 Jan 2022 at 11:57

Cisco Jabber upgrade - Tuesday 25th of January

Starting on Tuesday 25th January, IT Services will be rolling out an upgraded version of Cisco Jabber (14.0.2) on the Staff Managed Desktop Service. The new version will apply updates, bug fixes and bring the Windows version in line with the MacOS version. As part of the upgrade, any chat history you have present will be cleared and will be unrecoverable. If you are using Jabber for chat, we recommend that you switch over to using Microsoft Teams. More information can be found on the IT Services website under the Microsoft Teams section.

Posted by IT Services on Tuesday, 18 Jan 2022 at 13:18

Participants Wanted for Driving Study

Car drivers are wanted to take part in an on-road driving trial to test a new in-vehicle driver assistance technology suite. The study lasts for 18 weeks, and participants will receive £250 for taking part.

Posted by Laurie Brown on Tuesday, 18 Jan 2022 at 10:28

Online survey to help design an innovative mobile app

Help me design a mobile app for eco-driving: you could win a £50 voucher! Click on your birth month for the questionnaire.

Posted by serena fruttaldo on Monday, 17 Jan 2022 at 17:14

E-scooter users needed- online survey

A short questionnaire asking opinions about the usability and safety of e-scooter. All participants get entered into a draw to win one of two £25 Amazon vouchers. Must be 18+ and have ridden an e-scooter before.

Posted by Graham Hancox on Monday, 17 Jan 2022 at 16:48

Join the LGBT+ Staff Network Committee

The LGBT+ Staff Network is looking to appoint a new Plus Lead and London Campus Champion, to join its committee.

Posted by Matt Youngs on Wednesday, 12 Jan 2022 at 11:40

Applications invited for role of Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor-Doctoral College

Applications invited for role of Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (Doctoral College)

Posted by Jennifer Nutkins on Wednesday, 12 Jan 2022 at 10:27

UK Research Office (Brussels), Virtual Visit to LU, Thurs 20 January 2022

UK Research Office (Brussels), Virtual Visit to LU, Thurs 20 January 2022

Posted by Adam Warren on Friday, 7 Jan 2022 at 10:42

CALIBRE Changing Environments and Infrastructure Seedcorn Funding

We are please to announce our seedcorn funding for this academic year.

Posted by Clare Edwards on Tuesday, 4 Jan 2022 at 11:08

Archibus ES_LIVE Planned Maintenance

Archibus will be unavailable from 12pm until 2pm on Friday 26th November to allow updates to be installed

Posted by Mel Linder on Tuesday, 23 Nov 2021 at 12:40