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1 December 2017

Loughborough wins two top accolades at Times Higher Education Awards

Loughborough University won two top accolades at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards last night (Thursday 30 November), winning Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year and Technological Innovation of the Year.

4 December 2017

Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie Peacock launches University’s experts’ guide to a happy and healthy Christmas and New Year

The University has launched a Christmas and New Year health and wellbeing campaign – an eight-week initiative which aims to inspire positive changes to physical and mental prosperity.

4 December 2017

Seminar on life-writing within the Spanish anarchist movement

Loughborough University staff and students are invited to a talk on life-writing within the Spanish anarchist movement.

5 December 2017

Reminder: Help others this Christmas with LSU’s shoe box appeal

The Loughborough Students’ Union Action team needs your help this Christmas to donate items to a number of local charities.

5 December 2017

Chance to buy Christmas gifts from Loughborough student and graduate businesses

Have you ever wondered what kind of products Loughborough University student and graduate businesses sell?

6 December 2017

Introducing the Employee Assistance Programme

Members of staff across the University can now take advantage of the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

7 December 2017

New campaign encourages students to ‘Speak Out Now’ against sexual violence

The University and Students’ Union are running a new campaign that encourages students to talk about harassment and sexual assault.

7 December 2017

Research Engineers needed to help shape High Speed 2

The University is looking to recruit four research engineers to work on an exciting new partnership with High Speed Two Ltd (HS2), the largest construction project in Europe.

11 December 2017

Students and young members of the community brought together through research project

A Loughborough University research project, which aimed to bring students and young people from different walks of life together through creative workshops, has been hailed a success.

12 December 2017

Support Save the Children by wearing your favourite festive jumper

This year’s National Christmas Jumper Day will take place on Friday 15 December.

12 December 2017

Loughborough University helping to drive growth across the UK

The importance of Loughborough University to the economy and employment, both regionally and nationally, has been highlighted by a new report.

12 December 2017

Loughborough hall committees work together to raise almost £5,500 for the Movember Foundation

University hall committees came together last month to raise almost £5,500 for the Movember Foundation.

13 December 2017

Professor Andrew Dainty appointed as new School Dean

Loughborough University is delighted to announce that Professor Andrew Dainty has been appointed as the next Dean of the School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering.

13 December 2017

Online Learning Platform now available

A new online learning platform and downloadable App,, is now freely available for both staff and students.

13 December 2017

More than 600,000 youngsters are at risk of ‘holiday hunger’ this Christmas

This Christmas more than 600,000 children are at risk of going hungry.

14 December 2017

Exploring the role of youth, sport and cultural interventions for sustainable development

A new international research project will explore the role of sport, cultural and educational programmes in promoting sustainable development in three low and middle-income countries.

14 December 2017

Supermarket pricing means some Christmas shoppers are paying 1000% more for Brussels sprouts

Christmas shoppers could find themselves paying up to 1000% more for their sprouts this December because of confusing prices at UK supermarkets.

14 December 2017

Online system for PDR 2017/18 now available

The online system for the PDR process for 2017/18 is now live.

14 December 2017

Loughborough University events set to inspire students of the future

Loughborough University is set to inspire the students of the future with a series of taster days.

15 December 2017

What makes a Christmas film? (An expert’s top five festive flicks)

Andrew Dix, Lecturer in American Studies at Loughborough University, breaks down five Christmas films to watch during the festive period.

15 December 2017

Loughborough University London celebrates second graduation ceremony

Loughborough University London celebrated its graduation ceremony yesterday (Thursday 14 December), honouring the achievements of more than 400 students.

19 December 2017

Student Village Developments well under way

Good progress has been made on the construction of the Student Village development.

19 December 2017

Renowned space scientist receives Honorary Doctorate from Loughborough University

Space scientist and BBC Sky at Night presenter Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of the University “in recognition of her contributions to science”.

19 December 2017

‘Tis the season to be fussy… how to encourage your children to eat their sprouts

Evolutionary biology gives children a wonderful gift at Christmas… a proven scientific excuse for disliking sprouts.

19 December 2017

Discourse and Rhetoric Group celebrates 30th anniversary with special video

A world-leading University group that researches language and social interaction in society is celebrating its 30th anniversary and, to mark the occasion, a special tribute video has been made.

20 December 2017

Print and post staff acknowledged for outstanding service

Vice-Chancellor Bob Allison paid a surprise visit on Tuesday to Print and Post room staff.

20 December 2017

Christmas has your number when it comes to slumber – why certain people struggle to sleep over the festive period

Prepare to be ‘found out’ if you have a hidden predisposition for insomnia – Christmas exposes all your sleep vulnerabilities.

20 December 2017

New research to help truck drivers get their health back on the road

A new Loughborough University-led study is helping truck drivers get healthy by encouraging higher levels of physical activity and a healthier diet that fits in with their work schedule.

20 December 2017

LSU Christmas Food Drive reaches new records

Loughborough Students’ Union Action team set themselves a new record this year as part of their annual Christmas food drive to support local charities.

21 December 2017

School of Business and Economics amongst 1% of business schools worldwide to achieve triple accreditation

The School of Business and Economics has been awarded five years of accreditation by the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).

21 December 2017

Venues announced for Semester 1 exams

The exam timetables have now been updated to include venue details on LEARN. If you have any queries, please contact your school administrators.

22 December 2017

Loughborough University’s plans for technology transfer

Loughborough and seven other universities in the Midlands are collaborating in technology transfer, it has been announced.

22 December 2017

Women and men needed for high street brand flip flop study

Twenty women and 10 men with the shoe size 5, 7 or 9 are needed for a flip flop study for a high street brand.