Current Students and Staff

Coronavirus - Information for staff and students

6 July 2020

Loughborough’s campus library has reopened

The Pilkington Library has reopened its doors to staff and students, with measures in place to ensure users are safe.

6 July 2020

Record number of Starpack awards given to Loughborough design students including ‘Best in Show’

Students from the University’s School of Design and Creative Arts have been awarded more than 30 awards for their innovative work submitted as part of an international competition.

6 July 2020

Preparing the UK’s motorways for self-driving vehicles: New £1m research project announced in partnership with Highways England

A new £1m project will see Loughborough University team up with Highways England to ensure the country’s motorways can accommodate connected and autonomous vehicles (self-driving) vehicles.

6 July 2020

Student uses illustration as a powerful tool to celebrate the stories of everyday people from 1960’s Leicester

Lauren Jefferis is a final-year Graphic Communications and Illustration student within the School of Design and Creative Arts at Loughborough University.

6 July 2020

Academic delves into the history of Loughborough’s cinemas in special podcast

American Studies lecturer, Dr Andrew Dix, has taken a look back at the history of Loughborough’s cinemas in a new video podcast.

3 July 2020

Research from Loughborough and Sheffield Universities suggests new approach to recording COVID deaths

A new study by academics at the Universities of Loughborough and Sheffield, and economic consultants at Economic Insight, seeks to provide a more statistically robust approach to the question: “How many deaths in England and Wales are due to COVID-19?”.

3 July 2020

‘Technical Guide on Preventing Violent Extremism through Sport’: UN launches important guidance developed by Loughborough London expert

A new guide has been launched by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) that looks at how sport can be used to protect youth around the world from the risks and root causes of violent extremism.

3 July 2020

New research reveals smart homes can flatten peak demand

Incisive new research undertaken by Loughborough University in partnership with the Solar Trade Association (STA) and Advance Further Energy reveals significant positive impacts of smart energy technologies in the home, including carbon reductions, energy bill savings, and improved system resilience.

3 July 2020

Car park charging on the Loughborough campus

When the national lockdown was introduced due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the University stopped charging staff and students for car parking on campus.

3 July 2020

New study reveals water-filled windows could make a huge splash when it comes to saving energy and reducing global carbon emissions

Most everyone knows that heating and cooling buildings is not only expensive, but a massive issue due to the resulting carbon emissions.

3 July 2020

Innovative academics at Loughborough are recognised as part of the 2020 Teaching Awards

The Centre for Academic Practice is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Teaching Awards, which recognise and celebrate excellence in teaching.

3 July 2020

Art student creates animation to celebrate coming out to her dad

Loughborough University Fine Art student, Amy Begent, made an animation for her final year project – featured in the Arts Degree Show – that celebrates the support her dad gave her when she came out to him as bisexual.

2 July 2020

Updates to academic promotion procedures

The academic promotion procedures have been amended to acknowledge the possible impact of Covid-19 and the websites have been updated accordingly (see personal circumstances sections):

2 July 2020

Top British tennis talent joins Loughborough University

Loughborough Tennis has announced top British talent Lloyd Glasspool will join its ranks next season.

2 July 2020

Experts in Sport: why do some of the best young players never make it?

Every professional sports club dreams of a long production line of young talent, but why do some of the most promising youngsters fail to fulfil their potential and inevitably fall by the wayside?

2 July 2020

Takeaway meals on campus

The Royce shop will remain open Monday to Friday, from 9am-4pm.

1 July 2020

MEET THE MAKER: Student’s spore trap design aims to save UK trees and inspire the next generation of citizen scientists

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health – an opportunity to raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can benefit the environment and other areas.

1 July 2020

The successes and failures of populism during the pandemic – new report

“My orders to the police and military ... if there is trouble and there’s an occasion that they fight back and your lives are in danger, shoot them dead.” “Is that understood? Dead. Instead of causing trouble, I will bury you.” – President Rodrigo Duterte (Philippines) in a televised address to lockdown violators, April 2020

1 July 2020

Send a heart-warming ‘thank you’ to colleagues using University e-cards

As many of us continue to work from home, it is sometimes difficult to say a sincere ‘thank you’ to colleagues who have done a great job or gone above and beyond in their role.

30 June 2020

#WeAreTogether: How Loughborough staff and students have been supporting communities during COVID-19

Universities UK has launched its national #WeAreTogether campaign which highlights the fantastic work done by students and staff to support their communities during COVID-19.

Interaction with mobility scooter users

Interaction with mobility scooter users

Posted by Wei Zhou on Wednesday, 1 Jul 2020 at 14:07

REMINDER: Improve our online news culture by completing this short survey

Participate in a 10-15 minute online survey by Wednesday 1st July to help us find out the effectiveness of social media as a source of political news, and for the chance to win a £100 prize!

Posted by Rachel Armitage on Monday, 29 Jun 2020 at 16:50

Estates and Facilities Management Notice of Works

To comply with the University Fire Risk Assessment Policy and comply to BS52666. It is part of the fire safety provision of a building and a requirement of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Emergency lights are subject to a monthly and annual test to make sure it is in working order and in good repair.

Posted by Kevin Sharpe on Wednesday, 24 Jun 2020 at 12:22

HALLS OF RESIDENCE - URGENT REMINDER

Are you away from Campus, but still need to remove your belongings from your room and return your keys?

Posted by Kerry McPheely on Tuesday, 23 Jun 2020 at 15:59

ESTATES AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT NOTICE OF WORKS

ESTATES AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT NOTICE OF WORKS -S BUILDING BOILER HOUSE CHIMNEY INSTALLATION WORKS - SATURDAY 4TH JULY 2020

Posted by Facilities Management on Monday, 22 Jun 2020 at 14:18

Improve our online news culture by completing this survey (inc. £100 prize draw)

Participate in a 10-15 minute online survey to help us find out the effectiveness of social media as a source of political news, and for the chance to win a £100 prize!

Posted by Rachel Armitage on Thursday, 18 Jun 2020 at 16:41

ESTATES AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT UPDATED NOTICE OF WORKS

S BUILDING BOILER HOUSE CHIMNEY REMOVAL WORKS - SATURDAY 20TH JUNE 2020

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

ESTATES AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT NOTICE OF ROADWORKS UPDATE

ESTATES AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT NOTICE OF ROADWORKS UPDATE -THURSDAY 4TH JUNE 2020 - MONDAY 22ND JUNE- UNIVERSITY ROAD, ROAD BEND SECTION AT THE DAVID COLLETT HILL.

Posted by Facilities Management on Friday, 12 Jun 2020 at 14:45

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

ESTATES AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT NOTICE OF WORKS - S Building Boiler House

ESTATES AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT NOTICE OF WORKS - S Building Boiler House - Removal of existing Chimney - Saturday 20th June 2020

Posted by FM Help on Monday, 8 Jun 2020 at 16:25

Interaction with mobility scooter users

Interaction with mobility scooter users

Posted by Wei Zhou on Wednesday, 1 Jul 2020 at 14:07

Archibus Unavailable Friday 2nd July 2020

Archibus ES-LIVE Planned Maintenance Friday 2nd July 2020

Posted by Mel Linder on Friday, 26 Jun 2020 at 15:05

Estates and Facilities Management Notice of Works

To comply with the University Fire Risk Assessment Policy and comply to BS52666. It is part of the fire safety provision of a building and a requirement of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Emergency lights are subject to a monthly and annual test to make sure it is in working order and in good repair.

Posted by Kevin Sharpe on Wednesday, 24 Jun 2020 at 12:22

ESTATES AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT NOTICE OF WORKS

ESTATES AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT NOTICE OF WORKS -S BUILDING BOILER HOUSE CHIMNEY INSTALLATION WORKS - SATURDAY 4TH JULY 2020

Posted by Facilities Management on Monday, 22 Jun 2020 at 14:18

ESTATES AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT NOTICE OF ROADWORKS UPDATE

ESTATES AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT NOTICE OF ROADWORKS UPDATE -THURSDAY 4TH JUNE 2020 - MONDAY 22ND JUNE- UNIVERSITY ROAD, ROAD BEND SECTION AT THE DAVID COLLETT HILL.

Posted by Facilities Management on Friday, 12 Jun 2020 at 14:45

ESTATES AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT NOTICE OF WORKS - S Building Boiler House

ESTATES AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT NOTICE OF WORKS - S Building Boiler House - Removal of existing Chimney - Saturday 20th June 2020

Posted by FM Help on Monday, 8 Jun 2020 at 16:25

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