Current Students and Staff

Coronavirus - Information for staff and students

7 August 2020

New online positive thinking course for staff

Organisational Development are rolling out a new course on Wednesday 19 August that will focus on how to practice positive thinking.

5 August 2020

Is humanity doomed because we can’t plan for the long term? Three experts discuss

While the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic are still unclear, it is certain that they are a profound shock to the systems underpinning contemporary life.

5 August 2020

Taylor appointed as new Head Coach for Lightning Cricket

Former Scotland and Leicestershire batsman Rob Taylor has been appointed as Lightning Cricket Head Coach.

4 August 2020

Textiles students express their talents in the pandemic by making face masks for the public

Following guidelines set by the government that members of the public are required to wear face coverings in all shops from 24 July, a number of Loughborough students have been keeping busy by making their own.

4 August 2020

SportPark on Science and Enterprise Park to receive £6 million Government expansion fund

Plans to develop a Global Sports Hub centred at Loughborough received a boost with the announcement today that SportPark on Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park (LUSEP) will undergo a £6m expansion.

4 August 2020

Graduate completes degree whilst juggling caring responsibilities after the loss of her parents

Fine Art graduate Abigail Collins started her degree expecting to focus on her studies and settle into a new chapter of her life.

4 August 2020

REMINDER: Staff drop-in sessions - University Severance Scheme

Staff are invited to attend an informal drop-in session with members of the HR team if they have any questions about the scheme.

3 August 2020

Collaborative project at University receives national ‘Highly Commended’ award

A corporate and workwear tender project led by the University’s Procurement team and Creative and Print Services has been awarded ‘highly commended’ at the UK National Government Opportunities (GO) Awards.

3 August 2020

Mayor and Mayoress of Charnwood meet Olympian in first official visit

Councillor David Snartt and Mrs Joan Snartt, the Mayor and Mayoress, met Olympic Gold Medal winner Adam Peaty on their first face-to-face visit since taking up office.

31 July 2020

Race equality focus groups

Following the staff Equality, Diversity and Inclusion survey that ran in March, the Race Equality Working Group is now looking for colleagues from across the University to take part in focus groups to discuss race equality at Loughborough University. The discussions which take place at the focus groups will feed into the University’s work towards our Race Equality Charter Action Plan.

31 July 2020

‘The uncertainty of COVID-19 gives us a glimpse into the life of a refugee - and we need to do more to support them’, says lead of new entrepreneurship project

“The uncertainty of the coronavirus can give us a small glimpse into what it’s like to be a refugee – we’re experiencing restrictions on travel, non-secure housing, job uncertainty and so on”, says Dr Michelle Richey, of Loughborough University’s School of Business and Economics.

31 July 2020

A journey of love, loss, and incredible determination: Graduand uses her experience to help others

Joanna Johnson has recently completed her final year of studies within the University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, with a 2:1 (Second Class, Upper Division) degree in Psychology.

30 July 2020

Loughborough University collaborates with governing bodies to support parents and children in tennis around the world

Loughborough University, The International Tennis Federation (ITF - the world governing body for tennis), and the LTA (the national governing body for tennis in Great Britain) have come together to provide a suite of education and support resources for parents of young tennis hopefuls, and to drive forward research on parenting in tennis.

30 July 2020

Resources for schools in lockdown encourage students to consider going into Higher Education

The School and College Liaison Team at Loughborough University launched their HE at Home scheme during lockdown, providing resources to schools and families to aid home-schooling.

29 July 2020

Disasters: Deconstructed launches new episodes on Apple Podcasts

The third series of the popular Disasters: Deconstructed podcast has been launched and looks at the history of ‘unnatural’ disasters as well as how they have been reported and perceived.

29 July 2020

Experts in Sport: Special edition – a closer look at race, ethnicity, and racism in sports coaching

In this week’s special edition of the 'Experts in Sport' podcast, host Martin Foster introduces an international online forum featuring leading academics looking at the key themes in race, ethnicity, and racism in sports coaching.

29 July 2020

Interdisciplinary research from Loughborough features in national publication for police practitioners

A selection of pioneering research at Loughborough University has been featured in Police Professional, a monthly subscription journal for practitioners working in UK law enforcement.

29 July 2020

Loughborough graduate overcomes the odds to complete her degree and inspire other care leavers to go to university

Motivated to beat the statistic that only 6% of care leavers go to university and even fewer finish their degree, Kim Emenike is graduating from Loughborough University with a 2:1 in International Business.

29 July 2020

Doctoral Researchers go creative and are awarded for their fantastic efforts as part of the 2020 Summer Showcase

This year’s Doctoral College Summer Showcase took place between 29 June – 3 July and for the first time, was ran entirely online.

29 July 2020

LU-ARC launches new summer lecture series on diversity in architecture

LU-ARC is delighted to be launching a new summer lecture series, commencing on Thursday 30 July.

Swimming Pool Floor Tiling Repairs

The Contractor, Telling Finishing, will be carrying out Swimming Pool Floor Tiling Repairs

Posted by Shaun Green on Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020 at 9:08



Posted by Facilities Management on Monday, 15 Jun 2020 at 11:38

Sleep Quality in Physically Active People: Get a personalised sleep feedback!

Are you UK-based? Are you physically active (≥150 minutes of moderate physical activity per week)?

Posted by Rui Pereira on Thursday, 11 Jun 2020 at 9:03



Posted by FM HELP on Monday, 1 Jun 2020 at 12:27

Student Placements and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Student Placements and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by Hiten Patel on Monday, 1 Jun 2020 at 11:35

Reduced bus service

Due to Covid-19 we are now operating an out of term time service indefinitely.

Posted by Elliott Brown on Monday, 23 Mar 2020 at 11:16

Participants needed for online survey

Recruiting adults (18+) for or an online survey (should take a maximum of 10 minutes).

Posted by Esther Areola on Wednesday, 11 Mar 2020 at 9:29

Take part in Neurodiversity Week!

Show your support for neurodiversity by filming a short clip of yourself.

Posted by Claire Tidmarsh-Brown on Tuesday, 10 Mar 2020 at 13:36

Drop in Meditation

All are welcome to attend a drop in meditation session led by Natalie Steel our Brahma Kumaris Chaplain.

Posted by Chris Taylor on Tuesday, 10 Mar 2020 at 13:30

Struggling with your Final Year Dissertation????

Maths & Stats support is available for every Loughborough University student and is not restricted to those studying for maths based degrees.

Posted by Lisa Harris on Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020 at 11:44

Controlled goods imported from the EU - Jan 2021 onwards

Controlled goods imported from the EU - Jan 2021 onwards

Posted by Frazer Holmes on Thursday, 30 Jul 2020 at 10:38

New health and safety policy

The new University Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) Policy summarises the key requirements of the PUWER Regulations and outlines the management systems required within the University for purchasing, using and maintaining work equipment, as well as detailed information and guidance for specific types of hazardous or safety-critical equipment.

Posted by Hugh Weaver on Wednesday, 29 Jul 2020 at 12:11

Swimming Pool Floor Tiling Repairs

The Contractor, Telling Finishing, will be carrying out Swimming Pool Floor Tiling Repairs

Posted by Shaun Green on Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020 at 9:08

IT drop-in sessions:Setting up for working from home

IT Services will be hosting a number of drop-in sessions

Posted by IT Services on Thursday, 12 Mar 2020 at 12:49

IT Services host upcoming sessions to assist staff with working from home

IT Services will be hosting a number of sessions to assist staff with preparations to work from home.

Posted by IT Services on Thursday, 12 Mar 2020 at 10:41

Archibus Unavailable Tuesday 18th Feb 12 - 2pm

Archibus will be unavailable on Tuesday 18th February 2020 between 12pm and 2pm

Posted by Mel Linder on Thursday, 13 Feb 2020 at 16:10

Imports and exports post Brexit 01 February 2020 to 31 December 2020

HMRC are contacting all VAT registered businesses with this message regarding importing/exporting post Brexit

Posted by Frazer Holmes on Wednesday, 29 Jan 2020 at 10:28

Changes to Parking Permit system - No action Required

Changes to Parking Permit system - No action Required

Posted by Elliott Brown on Tuesday, 17 Dec 2019 at 11:53

KEY TRAVEL TRAINING WORKSHOP 20th November: 09:30 or 12:00

Key Travel Demonstration Sessions with a Q & A

Posted by Libby Granger on Monday, 18 Nov 2019 at 14:59

Cause of yesterday’s brief power outage

There was a brief power outage yesterday that affected parts of the Loughborough campus.

Posted by Public Relations on Friday, 15 Nov 2019 at 13:42