Celebrating Loughborough University's relationship with China

Welcome to our Celebration of Loughborough University’s relationship with China event page.

From 20th-26th March we will be hosting a series of events and webinars for all of  our communities in China from applicants and offer holders, current students, alumni, partners and friends.

Please do join us as we celebrate our long relationship with China.

Some events will only be for specific groups – such as offer holders, alumni, agents or university partners whilst other events will be open to all. We will be joined at our opening ceremony by some VIP’s and it will be an event not to be missed.

The timetable will be updated as we count down to the event and have more confirmed but the latest schedule of activities is as follows:
 

Date

Time

Event

Description

Audience

Saturday 20th March

11:00-13:00 UK

19:00-21:00 China

Opening Ceremony

President and Vice Chancellor, Professor Robert Allison, invites all our Chinese communities to join us as we launch our event series. We will be joined by some special VIP’s and run through the weeks activities.

 

Tencent VooV Meeting ID: 674 384 300

 

This event is public and open to anyone who would like to attend.

Sunday 21st March

09:00-10:30 UK

17:00-18:30 China

Pre Departure Briefing Loughborough Campus

The International Office will be leading  special, essential information sessions for offer holders to Loughborough University. We will cover key information on how to accept offers, visa, accommodation and pre-sessional English. We will also be joined by our Chinese alumni who will lead a panel to share their experiences of studying at Loughborough University.

 

Tencent VooV

Loughborough campus Postgraduate offer holders. By invitation only.

11:00-12:00 UK

19:00-20:00 China

Pre Departure Briefing London campus

The International Office will be leading  special, essential information sessions for offer holders to Loughborough University London.

Tencent VooV

London campus offer holders. By invitation only.

11:00-12:00 UK

19:00-20:00 China

Pre Departure Briefing Undergraduate Students

This session will focus on student experience which undergraduate students are interested, including the sports, societies, placement year and employability.

Tencent VooV

Meeting ID: 977 012 664

Undergraduate applicants and offer holders or those considering applying in the future.

Monday 22nd March

09:00-10:00 UK

17:00-18:00 China

School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical & Materials Engineering (AACME) Offer Holder Event

 

School of Social Sciences & Humanities (SSH) Offer Holder Event

You can find out more about the programmes and the employability opportunities within AACME and SSH in this the session. Current students and alumni who studied in the department will also join the session to give you some insight from students’ view.

Tencent VooV

AACME: Meeting ID: 657 093 457

SSH: Meeting ID 520 089 236

All offer holders for students from these Schools. Also appropriate for others who have an interest in programmes and information about the School.

11:00-12:00 UK

19:00-20:00 China

School of Science Offer Holder (SS) Event

 

School of Sport, Exercise & Health Sciences (SSEHS) Offer Holder Event

You can find out more about the programmes and the employability opportunities within SS and SSEHS in this the session.

Tencent VooV

SS: Meeting ID 788 039 405

SSEHS: Meeting ID 269 044 290

All offer holders for students from these Schools. Also appropriate for others who have an interest in programmes and information about the School.

Tuesday 23rd March

09:00-10:00 UK

17:00-18:00 China

School of Business & Economics (SBE) Offer Holder Event

 

School of Architecture, Building & Civil Engineering Offer Holder Event

You can find out more about the programmes and the employability opportunities within SBE and ABCE in this the session.

Tencent VooV

SBE: Meeting ID 523 952 115

ABCE: Meeting ID 738 033 824

All offer holders for students from these Schools. Also appropriate for others who have an interest in programmes and information about the School.

 

11:00-12:00 UK

19:00-20:00 China

School of Design and Creative Arts (SDCA) Offer Holder Event

 

Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical & Manufacturing Engineering (MEME) Offer Holder Event

Join our leading academics, current students and alumni as we update you on the latest information and achievements from SDCA and MEME and hear from a student/alumni panel.

Tencent VooV

SDCA: Meeting ID 388 929 958

MEME: Meeting ID 423 028 285

All offer holders for students from these Schools. Also appropriate for others who have an interest in programmes and information about the School.

Wednesday 24th March

09:00-10:00 UK

17:00-18:00 China

Agent Director Networking Event

At this event we will be inviting China agent Directors to join our President and Vice Chancellor Professor Robert Allison to discuss priorities for the new University Strategy.

Tencent VooV

Directors and senior leaders of our official China agent representatives. By invitation only.

 

09:00-10:00 UK

17:00-18:00 China

China Student Market Update

Loughborough University partner and friend, Superlink, will be leading a briefing for staff at Loughborough University on the China student market as we move into a post-pandemic world.

Zoom

Loughborough University staff only. By invitation only. Pleas contact Simon Foster at s.j.foster@lboro.ac.uk if you are a Loughborough University staff member and would like to attend

 

11:00-12:00 UK

19:00-20:00 China

Loughborough University Student Services Event

This session will give you an overview of Pre-sessional English, career service, Loughborough Student Union (LSU)and Chinese Students and Scholars Association  (CSSA). Learn about the service they provide and how they help you during journey in Loughborough.

Tencent VooV Meeting ID: 295 013 481

All offer holders or potential future applicants for Loughborough University

Thursday 25th March

08:00-09:00 UK

16:00-17:00 China

Higher Education Conference – The Future of Teaching

An exclusive partnership university workshop session “The Future of Teaching”, hosted by Professor Rachel Thomson, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Teaching in Loughborough University. The session will review changes in teaching practice over the past 12 months and explore learning and teaching in a post-COVID world.

Tencent VooV

Loughborough University and Chinese University Partners. By invitation only.

 

11:00-12:00 UK

19:00-20:00 China

Chinese Alumni Event

Our Chinese Alumni are all invited to join us for a chance to connect with Loughborough University Alumni Office, International Office and each other. We will have addresses from the heads of our Chinese alumni We Chat groups and discuss how we can engage closer together into the future.

Tencent VooV

Loughborough University China based alumni. By invitation only. Please contact Lu Bai at L.bai@lboro.ac.uk if you are a Loughborough University alumni and would like to attend.

Friday 26th March

09:00-10:00-12:00 UK

17:00-18:00 China

Closing Ceremony

President and Vice Chancellor, Professor Robert Allison, invites all our Chinese communities to join us as we close our event series. We will review the highlights of the events, summarise the importance of our relationship with China and announce the winners of our competitions.

Tencent VooV Meeting ID: 502 651 049

This event is public and open to anyone who would like to attend.

We will also be launching some pre-recorded ‘Showcase Seminars’ from Saturday which highlight some of our most interesting work with China. These will be available to watch from Saturday from our Chinese ‘Qianliao’ platform here and from our official Youku account after the events here.

It has been a long time since we were last able to visit China and we miss our Chinese communities. We hope through these events to engage virtually and demonstrate the value of our relationship with China.

We can’t wait to visit China again in person soon.

A Mandarin event page is available here.