Current Students and Staff

Coronavirus - Information for staff and students

24 September 2020

Single-use supplement scheme suspended in campus outlets

The ‘Your Coffee needn’t cost the earth’ scheme introduced in February this year as part of our drive to be more sustainable and reduce the use of disposable cups has been suspended.

24 September 2020

‘Are you for real?’: New webinar series to examine the significance of authenticity in the contemporary world

Authenticity has become a buzzword for our times. The travel industry is full of companies providing ‘authentic’ experiences, global brands fight to be seen as ‘authentic’ and social media platforms are awash with arguments about the authenticity of posts and even influencers.

24 September 2020

MS Teams: Changes to new meeting presenter options

On Friday 25 September, the roles in MS Teams meetings are changing for staff so that only the meeting organiser will have the 'presenter' role by default.

24 September 2020

Students: Apply now to be LU Arts’ Speech Bubble Coordinator for the 2020/21 academic year

Speech Bubble is LU Arts’ performance poetry event that combines student spoken word performances with that of a professional poet. Each year we appoint a student with an interest in event organisation and a passion for performance poetry to deliver two events.

24 September 2020

Nearly half the world’s population still lacks access to modern energy cooking services – new report

Four billion people around the world still lack access to clean, efficient, convenient, safe, reliable, and affordable cooking energy, according to a new report.

23 September 2020

Decommissioning of the University Intranet

The University Intranet was launched in 1999 at a very different time without the collaboration software we have now. It has been largely superseded by the Terminal 4 CMS (Content Management System) publishing to the secure areas of the website, and collaboration tools such as Office 365.

23 September 2020

Bahrain v Israel: how sports could help cement peace accords in the Middle East

Back in 2016, I was excited for the Bahrain Women’s National team to compete in the Aphrodite Cup, an international football tournament held in Cyprus.

23 September 2020

Fellowship Inaugural Lecture series for 2020/21 launches this week

Loughborough University’s Fellowship Inaugural Lecture series for this year, organised in association with the Loughborough University Research Staff Association, will launch on Friday 25 September.

23 September 2020

Learn the facts and figures about recycling as part of Recycle Week 2020 (21-27 September)

This week is WRAP’s Recycle Week – a campaign designed to highlight the increasing coverage in the media about the major global environmental issues we are facing.

21 September 2020

Loughborough helps launch new report on increasing worldwide access to modern cooking solutions

Loughborough University is set to take part in an online event to launch the new State of Access to Modern Energy Cooking services report on 24 September.

21 September 2020

Design graduates celebrated as they win awards at New Designers 2020

Two Industrial Design and Technology graduates from Loughborough’s School of Design and Creative Arts have been crowned award winners as part of this year’s New Designers.

21 September 2020

New scheme helps teams to re-use unwanted stationery and save money as part of collaborative project

A new scheme which has been developed by various teams across the University will help staff become more sustainable whilst also saving money for their Schools and Departments too.

18 September 2020

First Future of Sport event takes place with Lord Sebastian Coe KBE and John Bertrand AO

On Thursday 10 September 2020, Loughborough University together with Victoria University hosted the first Future of Sport event in conversation with Lord Sebastian Coe KBE and John Bertrand AO.

18 September 2020

Retracing the first human steps out of Saudi Arabia: Scientists use footprints to recreate 120,000-year-old comfort break at prehistoric lake

Scientists have pieced together the movements of a small group of early humans as they journeyed out of Africa and into the Arabian Peninsula for the first time – more than 120,000 years ago.

18 September 2020

University committees announce their selections for BAME co-opted positions

The University is committed to improving the diversity of its decision-making forums.

18 September 2020

Loughborough University joins over 130 business and organisations to support the transgender community

Loughborough University has joined some of the most prominent organisations in the UK by signing up to the Trans Rights Are Human Rights campaign, pledging to value and support the trans community.

16 September 2020

Loughborough academic shortlisted for prestigious Times Higher Education award

The shortlist for the annual Times Higher Education (THE) Awards has been announced, with more than 80 universities featured across 20 categories.

16 September 2020

Campus partner offers free remote lab service to schools and colleges

University campus partner RLC Lab - based in the Advanced Technology Innovation Centre - is offering remote online access to laboratory equipment to enable science teachers and their students to conduct experiments in real time.

15 September 2020

Find out what The Language Centre at Loughborough has to offer

The Language Team has 22 tutors from around the world, dedicated to helping you develop skills to communicate in different languages.

15 September 2020

Exhibition presents rare opportunity to see drawings by some of the most important and innovative artists working today

An unmissable exhibition that is said to be “akin to having a tiny Tate show in the East Midlands” is to open at Loughborough University next week.

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Posted by Mark Hyde on Wednesday, 23 Sep 2020 at 16:26

**Reg. for Fast Track Language Evening Classes now open and places are limited**

The Language Centre is running 10-week Fast Track 1 & 3 evening courses in French, German and Spanish (starting w/c 5 Oct 2020) and 20-week Beginner and Post-beginner classes in Italian, Japanese, Chinese Mandarin and Russian (starting w/c 2 Nov 2020).

Posted by Maria Lahetko-Davies on Tuesday, 22 Sep 2020 at 15:27

It's Learning at Work Week 2020!

Learning at Work Week 2020 takes place between the 5th and 11th October.

Posted by Collina Angus on Monday, 14 Sep 2020 at 10:38

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

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

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 ROADWORKS

THURSDAY 4TH - FRIDAY 12TH JUNE 2020 - UNIVERSITY ROAD, ROAD BEND SECTION AT THE DAVID COLLETT HILL

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

*** Welcome to Unite the Union at Loughborough University ***

Dear Colleague, I would like to introduce you to Unite the Union at Loughborough University. We are one of many branches around the country made up of 1.42 million people making us the largest and strongest Union in the country.

Posted by Mark Hyde on Wednesday, 23 Sep 2020 at 16:32

*** Welcome to Unite the Union at Loughborough University ***

Dear Colleague, I would like to introduce you to Unite the Union at Loughborough University. We are one of many branches around the country made up of 1.42 million people making us the largest and strongest Union in the country

Posted by Mark Hyde on Wednesday, 23 Sep 2020 at 16:26

**Reg. for Fast Track Language Evening Classes now open and places are limited**

The Language Centre is running 10-week Fast Track 1 & 3 evening courses in French, German and Spanish (starting w/c 5 Oct 2020) and 20-week Beginner and Post-beginner classes in Italian, Japanese, Chinese Mandarin and Russian (starting w/c 2 Nov 2020).

Posted by Maria Lahetko-Davies on Tuesday, 22 Sep 2020 at 15:27

It's Learning at Work Week 2020!

Learning at Work Week 2020 takes place between the 5th and 11th October.

Posted by Collina Angus on Monday, 14 Sep 2020 at 10:38

REF declaration of COVID-19 impacts on research productivity

Staff being submitted to the REF are now able to declare COVID-19 related circumstances

Posted by Elizabeth Gadd on Monday, 7 Sep 2020 at 10:53

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

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