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14 Jun 2018

Exciting events on this week

Degree Shows, a fascinating talk with one of Britain’s foremost food writers and wonderful wildlife activities… an array of events are currently taking place on campus and they’re open to staff and students.

What’s on?


photo of 'Note', a camera designed for people with a visual impairment created by Rob Chapman

‌Image: 'Note' by Rob Chapman.

Today (14 June) marks the start of the Design School Degree Show- an annual exhibition showcasing students’ diverse and innovative final year projects. The show, which runs until 18 June, features a traffic detection device for horse riders, a camera for people with a visual impairment and an IV stand specifically designed for children aged three to six. More information can be found here.

2. ‌Pictured is an image taken by Dale Robert Tyers, Photography, Fine Art.

Image: Dale Robert Tyers, Photography, Fine Art.

There’s still the opportunity to check out the Arts Degree Show in the Edward Barnsley Building. It features an eclectic range of paintings – including pieces by Benji Thomas, who made it to the semi-finals of Sky Arts’ Landscape Artist of the Year in July 2017 - illustrations, textile design, fashion garments, sculpture, photographs, installations, short films, animations, graphic design and video game demonstrations. It will run until 17 June and further details can be found here.

 3. Pictured is the Loughborough University Arts Festival logo.

The first ever Loughborough University Arts Festival will conclude tomorrow (15 June). There are still plenty of events for staff and students to enjoy including a discussion with William Sitwell, one of Britain’s foremost food writers and a familiar face on BBC’s Masterchef. The Waitrose Food editor will talk about the history of food with Dr Joan Fitzpatrick tomorrow evening. Bookings can be made here and more on the festival can be found here.

 4. photo of various flowers and plants on a table at a previous Fruit Routes event

An array of fun activities are also taking place today and tomorrow (14-15 June) as part of the Fruit Routes event. Activities include a foraging walk, open discussions and the chance to enjoy wild tea and scones. This year’s event looks to prompt conversations on global issues. Further information can be found here.