Our Workshops, Courses & Events

The following lists our upcoming workshops, courses and events. You can browse these via category (using the grey button) or delivery type, and there is also the option to use the search box to find something specific. 

If you are interested in any of our past events, a summary page is available in the menu on the right.

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(RPS) Radiation Protection Supervisor Training

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - in-person Delivery - Live online

A refresher course for all RPS ‘s providing updates to RPS duties. Please add your name to the waiting list via my.HR should you wish to attend this course. Alternatively, you can contact hse@lboro.ac.uk

Academia Enterprise and Innovation

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - Live online

The aim of this session is to give participants time to think about the changes to the University Strategy around Enterprise and Innovation and work out how it benefits them.

Academia Enterprise and Innovation (online resource)

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - Self-paced

This online resource will give you an understanding of how enterprise is approached at Loughborough.

Academic Adviser Training- Part B

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - in-person

To equip Academic Advisers to be able to support their new lecturers through the New Lecturer’s Programme.

Academic Adviser Training- Part C

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - Live online Delivery - in-person

Training broken into 4 parts over a period of 1yr (Part A - online training; Parts B-D in person/online)

Academic Professional Apprenticeship (APA)

Courses Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - Blended learning

The APA is available to Loughborough's Lecturers, preparing people for their academic role of research, teaching and enterprise. Successful completion leads to Fellowship of Advance HE.

Accident and Near Miss Reporting

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - Self-paced

To know how to recognise and report accidents and near misses. A mandatory training requirement for all Safety Officers. For any member of staff involved in the process of investigating and reporting accidents and near misses.

Advanced Coaching Skills

Courses Category - Coaching, mentoring & buddying Delivery - in-person

A two day course for experienced coaches to develop their skills and knowledge and to explore opportunities for coaching at Loughborough University.

AdvanceHE Q&A

Workshop Category - Assessment & feedback Delivery - Live online

This session will focus on the PSF and the requirements of making a fellowship submission to our CPD Scheme.

AdvanceHE Reviewers Community Coffee Hour

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - in-person

A community of practice and development event for our University AdvanceHE Reviewers

An Introduction to Coaching

Workshop Category - Coaching, mentoring & buddying Delivery - Live online

An online, interactive course for all staff who are interested in understanding what workplace coaching is, the key skills involved in coaching others and how coaching operates at Loughborough University. This course is a pre-requisite for our other coaching courses, including: Coaching Conversations, Coaching Conversations for Managers and Advanced Coaching Skills.

An Introduction to Project Management in the Real World

Workshop Category - Personal development planning Delivery - in-person

This one day course, helps you learn the basics of project planning principles that you can use immediately on any project.

An Introduction to the UK Funding Landscape

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - Live online

This session will help you to understand the funding landscape for research activity in the UK, and introduce you to some of the main research funders.

Asbestos Awareness Training

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - in-person Delivery - Self-paced

A short online and classroom based course outlining the hazards and controls of asbestos at work. Mandatory training for those in Estates and Facilities Management, technical staff and those responsible for buildings across the campus. Apply to HSE@lboro.ac.uk for a licence to undertake the online course.

Assessment and Feedback Part A

Workshop Category - Assessment & feedback Delivery - in-person

Assessment and Feedback Part A provides an interactive introduction to the key elements of effective feedback and assessment practice at Loughborough. Ideal for those new to marking or assessment or those looking to refresh their knowledge.

Assessment and Feedback Part B

Workshop Category - Assessment & feedback Delivery - in-person

This session aims to advance your knowledge and practice in assessment and feedback by building on concepts introduced in Assessment and Feedback Part A. Here we will look at topics such as, designing assessment, constructive alignment, writing marking criteria, methods of effective feedback and feedback literacy.

Being an Effective Team Member

Workshop Category - Team working Delivery - in-person

A one day course exploring the skills and behaviours required to be an effective member of any team.

Biological Safety Awareness - Facilities/ Campus Services

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - in-person

For any member of staff who may come into contact with bio hazards such as grounds and gardens, domestic and residential services, maintenance teams and SDC.

Biological Safety for Laboratory Workers

Workshop Category - Health & safety Category - Technicians Delivery - in-person Delivery - Live online

The training provides comprehensive training for all employees who regularly work in a laboratory and come into contact with biological material and hazards.

Bribery Briefing

Workshop Category - Compliance Delivery - Self-paced

Mandatory Training - This online resource will give you an overview of what constitutes bribery, the impacts of bribery and the University's stance on this.

Business Led Funding Applications

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - Live online

This session will help you to understand the landscape for business-led funding, a selection of the schemes offered by Innovate UK and provide information on how business-led funding applications are supported by RIO.

Campus Tour Welcome To Loughborough

Workshop Category - Belonging and inclusion Delivery - in-person

A walking tour around the East Midlands campus pointing out places of interest, key buildings and facilities alongside some history of the University.

Chemical Safety for Lab Users Module 3 - Laboratory Use and Handling of Cryogenic Gases Awareness

Workshop Category - Health & safety Category - Technicians Delivery - in-person Delivery - Live online

This is the third of four workshops on ‘ Chemical Safety for Lab Users’, focusing on Laboratory Use and Handling of Cryogenic Gases.

Chemical Safety for Lab Users Module 1 - Laboratory Safety and Handling of Chemicals

Workshop Category - Health & safety

This is the first of four workshop on 'Chemical Safety for Lab Users', focussing on laboratory safety and handling of chemicals.

Chemical Safety for Lab Users Module 2 - Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Awareness (DSEAR)

Workshop Category - Health & safety Category - Technicians

This is the second of four workshop on 'Chemical Safety for Lab Users', focussing on dangerous substances and explosive atmosphere awareness.

Chemical Safety for Lab Users Module 4 - Handling of Compressed Gases

Workshop Category - Health & safety Category - Technicians

This is the fourth of four workshop on 'Chemical Safety for Lab Users', focussing on the handling of compressed gases.

Coaching Conversations

Workshop Category - Coaching, mentoring & buddying Delivery - in-person

A practical one day course for developing coaching conversations and coaching skills.

Communicating Your Research to a Wider Audience

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - Self-paced

This online resource gives you the time and space to consider how you use the communication channels that connect you and your work to the outside world - particularly those which include activities beyond traditional academic publication.

Communicating your Research to a Wider Audience

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - in-person

How to use the communication channels that connect you and your work to the outside world - particularly those which include activities beyond traditional academic publication.

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health - (COSHH) Awareness

Workshop Category - Health & safety Category - Technicians Delivery - in-person Delivery - Live online

This workshop provides chemical training awareness for non-laboratory users and forms part one of three workshops, in our COSHH Safety Programme. The other two elements are COSHH Chemical Safety Awareness and COSHH Spill Management.

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health - Chemical Safety Awareness

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - in-person Delivery - Live online

This course is aimed at anyone who may work with chemicals in a non-laboratory environment and would like some information on university policy, handling, storage and disposal of chemicals. This workshop forms part of the COSHH safety programme.

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health - Spill Management

Workshop Category - Health & safety Category - Technicians Delivery - in-person

For staff handling hazardous chemicals, cleaning products or other liquids which if spilt may pose a risk to health, safety or the environment. This workshop forms part of the COSHH safety programme.

Decolonising the Curriculum

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - Live online Delivery - in-person

In this workshop participants will explore and develop ideas of how to design and deliver teaching and learning activity that is inclusive from the perspective of race. The workshop will encourage participants to create an inclusive curriculum and reflect on choice of teaching materials, incorporating the lived experiences of those in the classroom setting

Developing your AdvanceHE application- Writing Retreat

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - Live online

Support with developing your application from a mentor and your peers. Discussions, evidence sharing, Q&A will all be available during this session. You can attend as many as you need before submission, though we advise at least three.

Developing Your Publication Strategy

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - in-person

This session encourages reflection on the audience for your research; consideration of what quality and reproducibility mean; and exploration of the range of different indicators that can help measure the reach of your published research.

Directors of Study Community Coffee Hour

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - in-person

A regular community of practice event to bring together those in the Director of Studies role or similiar post.

Display Screen Equipment Assessors Training

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - Self-paced

To be a competent DSE Assessor, supporting staff with their Healthy Working Risk assessment. For any staff member, with approval from their line manager, who is responsible for ensuring the department carries out Healthy Working Assessments for all staff who use a PC. (Please click on the Cardinus Risk Management Hub)

Dispute Resolution

Workshop Category - Management skills Delivery - in-person Delivery - Live online

A practical and interactive 2-hour session, using case studies and scenarios, which will give you the knowledge and skills to support individuals to resolve disputes and grievances that occur within the workplace.

Effective Risk Assessment

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - Self-paced

To ensure competence in carrying out an online risk assessment. (Please click on the Cardinus Risk Management Hub)

Embedding Ethical Thinking in Research and Teaching

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - Live online

This workshop explores how ethical thinking drives our practice in both research and teaching. Together we will outline and discuss how we uphold ethical practices in our academic work and how we develop junior colleagues in this area.

Emergency First Aid at Work

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - in-person

This workshop is available to all staff and covers basic emergency first aid. Please note that completion of this course does not make you a recognised University First Aider. A mandatory requirement for all subwardens, some members of SDC and estates and facilities management.

Equality Impact Assessments (EIA)

Workshop Category - Belonging and inclusion Delivery - Self-paced

What is an Equality Impact Assessment (EIA)? Do I need one? How can I complete one? Those are the three questions we seek to answer in this short and interactive online learning module. Sign on today.

Export Control

Workshop Category - Compliance Category - Research & innovation Delivery - Self-paced

This online resource will introduce you to the export control issues you may encounter when undertaking research, enterprise or teaching activity at the University.

Family Leave and Flexible Working Manager Briefing

Workshop Category - Policies & procedures Delivery - Live online Delivery - in-person

The briefing is designed to increase your working knowledge of the family friendly and flexible working policies offered at the University.

Finance at Loughborough

Workshop Category - Governance Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - in-person

a half-day session that will outline the University’s financial responsibilities, budget process and includes an overview of procurement. For team leaders, aspiring managers and new managers. It will also be useful for managers who have been in-post for some time but have not had any formal introduction to University Finance.

Finding Collaborators and Developing and Managing your Research Proposal Team

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - Live online

This session will help you to understand the different mechanisms for finding new collaborators, the requirements for different types of partners and how to work with and manage your project team.

Fire Extinguisher User Training

Workshop Category - Health & safety Category - Technicians Delivery - in-person

Covering general Fire Extinguisher usage. For any fire marshal who wishes to learn about fire extinguisher safety.

Fire Marshal Awareness (Lboro Based)

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - Self-paced

The role and responsibilities of a Fire Marshal. For newly nominated Fire Marshals in Schools/ Departments and those that need to refresh their training.

Fire Marshal Awareness (LUL Based)

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - Self-paced

The role and responsibilities of a Fire Marshal. For newly nominated Fire Marshals in Schools/ Departments and those that need to refresh their training.

Fire Safety Awareness

Workshop Category - Health & safety Category - Compliance Delivery - Self-paced

Mandatory Fire Safety Training for all new employees, to be completed within the first month of employment.

First Aid at Work Beginner

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - Blended learning

This 3-day blended learning workshop (1 day online, 2 days in-person) is for members of University staff who wish to be registered as a University First Aider. It will qualify you as a first aider for 3 years, after which you will need to undertake refresher training to requalify.

First Aid at Work Requalification

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - Blended learning

This 2-day blended learning workshop (1 day online, 1 day in-person) is for University First Aiders whose certificate is due to expire. Completion of the workshop renews the First Aider's certificate for a further 3 years.

First Aid at Work Workshop

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - in-person

For University First Aiders looking to refresh their first aid skills. Attendees must have completed either the 3-Day First Aid at Work Beginner, 2-Day First Aid Requalification or the 1-Day Emergency First Aid at Work course. This workshop is not a qualification renewal.

Fundamentals of PhD Supervision Part A (two part workshop)

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - in-person Delivery - Live online

This two-part session is designed to stimulate thinking and discussion around the provision of supervision support for PhD students at Loughborough.

Fundamentals of PhD Supervision Part B (two part workshop)

Technician commitment Category - Research & innovation Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - in-person Delivery - Live online

This two-part session is designed to stimulate thinking and discussion around the provision of supervision support for PhD students at Loughborough.

Fundamentals of PhD Supervision Parts A & B (online resource)

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - Self-paced

This online resource is designed to stimulate thinking and discussion around the provision of supervision support for PhD students at Loughborough.

Health and Safety Induction

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - Self-paced

A detailed introduction into Health and Safety within the University. Mandatory training for all new starters to the University are required to complete this training within their first month of employment.

Healthy Working Plus (DSE Training and Risk Assessment)

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - Self-paced

Mandatory training for all new starters and anyone who uses a PC or laptop. (Please click on the Cardinus Risk Management Hub)

How to Apply for a Mid-to-Senior Career Fellowship

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - Live online

This session will help you to understand the key points to consider when writing a Fellowship application and typical application processes, including interviews.

How to Apply for a Postdoctoral or Early Career Fellowship

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - in-person

This session will help you to understand the key points to consider when writing a Fellowship application and the typical application processes involved.

How to Arrange and Assess Group Work

Workshop Category - Assessment & feedback Delivery - in-person

A practical how to course looking at the limitations and different variables for setting up assessed group work

How to be a Module Leader

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - Live online

The aim of this session is to bring Module Leaders and Professional Services together to discuss the role and responsibilities of a Module Leader, and to share good practice across the institution.

How to be a Programme Leader: Leading and influencing without authority

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - in-person Delivery - Live online

A session within the Programme Development offer which addresses the leadership behaviours and influencing skills required by the Programme Leader role.

How to be a Programme Leader: Programme design, delivery and assessment

Workshop Category - Developing & leading people Delivery - Live online

This session will focus on the core elements of Loughborough’s programmes and how Programme Leaders engage with them.

How to be a Programme Leader: Understanding, Co-ordinating and Ensuring Effective Quality Assurance

Workshop Category - Developing & leading people Delivery - Live online

Focusing on internal and external quality assurance processes, this session will cover: - Learning and Teaching Committees within Schools and subject areas - Annual Programme Reviews - Role, selection and appointment of external examiners - Using quality assurance and feedback data to inform programme developments - University-level Learning and Teaching Committee

How to be a Programme Leader: Working with students as a Programme Leader or Director of Studies

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - Live online

This session will focus on the practicalities and nuances of working with students in a leadership role relating to learning and teaching.

How to be an Inclusive Practitioner

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - Live online

This is an entry level workshop designed for both new and established staff who teach or support the learning of students within the university. It aims to provide an overview of key issues of inclusivity within university teaching and provide a range of tools to support the development and enhancement of academic and teaching practices.

How To Breathe When Teaching

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - in-person

A 2-hour course to help participants learn to access deep breathing to reduce stress, aid calm sleep and help with confident communication.

How to Deliver Effectively at Loughborough

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - in-person

The aim of this session is to share the foundations of effective delivery and allow the space for participants to try out a delivery method.

How to Deliver Large Classes at Loughborough

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - Live online

This session is designed for staff who may be new to teaching large classes or are looking to further develop methods to support student engagement in lecture theatres in online sessions.

How to deliver Small Groups at Loughborough

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - in-person

In this session we will discuss what are our small groups in our subject discipline and together explore different ideas and techniques to engage our students in small classes.

How to Design your Learning and Teaching at Loughborough

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - in-person

The aim of this session is to support the thinking behind designing a teaching session. You will obtain ideas for engaging activities, including technology, as well as support for writing session ILOs, evaluating your session and completing a session plan.

How to write a UKRI proposal for Engineering and Science disciplines

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - Live online

This session will enable you to learn about the different components of a UKRI bid and a selection of schemes UKRI offer in engineering and science disciplines.

How to write a UKRI proposal for Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities disciplines

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - Live online

This session will enable you to learn about the different components of a UKRI bid and a selection of schemes UKRI offer in social science, arts and humanities disciplines.

Identifying and Managing Stress for Managers and Leaders

Workshop Category - Mental health & wellbeing Category - Management skills Delivery - in-person

This course is exclusively for Managers and Leaders to enable you to identify the early signs of stress within your team, giving you the tools and techniques to manage your team whilst being mindful of your own wellbeing.

Improving the accessibility of your online resources.

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - Live online

This session will look at a variety of way of improving the accessibility of your online resources within Learn. 

Information Security

Workshop Category - Data management Category - Compliance Delivery - Self-paced

Mandatory Training - This online resource will ensure you are aware of the methods for keeping information secure. It needs to be completed and then refreshed every two years.

Intellectual Property & Commercialisation Awareness

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - Live online

This session will help you to understand the different types of IP, and how we protect IP and commercialise your innovations.

Introduction to Learning and Teaching at Loughborough University

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - in-person

This event is aimed at staff who are either new to Loughborough (joined within the last 12 months) or staff who are new to teaching (started a teaching role within the last 12 months) and will provide a general introduction to learning and teaching at Loughborough University

Ionising Radiation Legislation and Protection

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - in-person Delivery - Live online

The principles of radiation protection, legislation and awareness. A mandatary training course for safety officers in high-risk school and departments and for all registered radiation workers.

IOSH Managing Safely

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - in-person

To gain a greater understanding of Health and Safety Management. Essential training for all safety officers. Please add your name to the waiting list via my.HR should you wish to attend this course.

Laser Safety Awareness

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - in-person Delivery - Live online

Laser Safety Awareness Course, providing a detailed overview for laser users. Training for Research Students, Research Associates, Technicians and Academic Supervisors

LGBT Awareness

Workshop Category - Belonging and inclusion Delivery - Live online

An interactive session to learn more about terminology, appropriate language for working with and supporting LGBT colleagues.

Loughborough Management Programme

Courses Category - Management skills Delivery - Blended learning

The Loughborough Management Programme is designed for new managers at Loughborough University, outlining the knowledge and skills required to be a line manager or a people manager.

Loughborough Supervisor Development Programme

Courses Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - Blended learning

The Supervisor Development Programme provides targeted development opportunities and support to enable PhD Supervisors reflect on and enhance their supervisory practice.

Making the Most of Your Voice

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - in-person

This workshop aims to enable participants to develop a range of techniques for good voice production and to provide diagnostic help for delegates on specific voice issues.

Managing Disciplinary Issues

Workshop Category - Management skills Delivery - in-person Delivery - Live online

A practical and interactive 2 hour session, using case studies and scenarios, which will give you the knowledge and skills to deal with disciplinary issues relating to staff confidently and appropriately.

Managing Mental Health in the Workplace for Managers & Leaders

Workshop Category - Mental health & wellbeing Delivery - in-person

For those in line management or supervisory position to learn how to recognise when a staff member is struggling and how you can support them professionally as their line manager.

Managing Sickness Absence

Workshop Category - Policies & procedures Delivery - Live online Delivery - in-person

Develop your understanding of best practise in this area and give you the skills needed to manage sickness absence with your staff.

Managing your Research Project

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - Live online

This session will help you to develop an awareness of the different stages and elements of post-award research projects, identify good practice and identify support available to you at Loughborough University.

Manual Handling

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - Self-paced

To ensure competency in manual handling and ensuring staff can assess the risks involved. Essential training for anybody involved in Manual Handling processes. (Please click on the Cardinus Risk Management Hub)

Manual Handling for the Office

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - Self-paced

To ensure competency in manual handling and ensuring staff can assess the risks involved. (Please click on the Cardinus Risk Management Hub)

Mental Health Aware

Workshop Category - Mental health & wellbeing Delivery - Live online Delivery - in-person

A half day workshop raising awareness of mental health, giving an understanding of mental health conditions and building confidence to support someone in distress.

Mental Health Awareness

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - Self-paced

How to deal with all aspects of Mental Health both personally and how to support others. (Please click on the Cardinus Risk Management Hub)

Mental Health First Aid Briefing

Workshop Category - Mental health & wellbeing Delivery - in-person Delivery - Live online

This one-hour briefing goes the through our range of Mental Health training opportunities and outlines what each course entail. We would recommend attending this briefing if you are unsure of which workshop is right for you.

Mental Health First Aid in Higher Education

Workshop Category - Mental health & wellbeing Delivery - in-person

This one-day workshop is tailored specifically for to those working in student facing/academic roles, attendance is therefore prioritised based on role.

Movember: More Talk and Action Workshop

Workshop Category - Mental health & wellbeing Resource - Online learning

Men’s Health Forum UK (www.menshealthforum.org.uk) states one man in five dies before he reaches 65. Men are also significantly underrepresented in primary care mental health services. This workshop offers a safe space in which men can talk about the challenges they face and learn practical tools to improve their health, wellbeing and coping strategies. Together we will explore ways to overcome the stigma and shame that often leads men to ignore their mental and physical health until it’s too late. This interactive online event will include discussion, team activities and some self-reflection.

National Security and Investment Act 2021

Workshop Category - Compliance Category - Research & innovation Delivery - Self-paced

This online resource will introduce you to the National Security and Investment Act 2021 and how it impacts on research, enterprise or teaching activity at the University.

NEBOSH National General Certificate

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - in-person

A level 3 Health and Safety management course, mandatory training for safety officers in high-risk schools. Please add your name to the waiting list via my.HR should you wish to attend this course. Alternatively, you can contact hse@lboro.ac.uk.

Neurodiversity Awareness for Leaders and Managers

Workshop Category - Belonging and inclusion Delivery - in-person

The session will discuss what neurodiversity is, increase awareness and appreciation of our neurodiverse talent and explore how traditional workplace practices might affect neurodiverse individuals. Please note this session is only for those that manage or lead members of staff.

New Starter Fair

Events Induction & mandatory training Delivery - in-person

The New Starter Fair is an opportunity for staff who are new to the University to come and meet Professional Services, Staff Networks and other University Groups such as the Trade Unions and the Community Wardens.

Non Academic Probation and Induction

Workshop Category - Policies & procedures Delivery - Live online Delivery - in-person

A practical session to ensure you make the most of the probationary and induction period with your new staff.

Peer Observation Associates Forum

Workshop Category - Developing & leading people Delivery - in-person

A community of practice and development event for our University Peer Observation Associates

Performance Management

Workshop Category - Policies & procedures Delivery - Live online Delivery - in-person

This practical session will give our managers and leaders the confidence to deal with both good and poor performance effectively in line with strategic aims.

Personal Academic Tutoring

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - in-person Delivery - Live online

Intended for those new to personal Academic Teaching (PAT) or new to PAT at Loughborough, this couse looks at the policies and services relevant to supporting students in this role

Personal Wellbeing

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - Self-paced

How to maintain optimal wellbeing through self-care practice (Please click on the Cardinus Risk Management Hub)

Phishing, Spoofing & CEO Fraud

Workshop Category - Data management Category - Compliance Delivery - Self-paced

This online resource will give you top tips and an improved understanding of how to keep your information safe. (Phishing is the act of tricking you into giving away sensitive information or downloading malicious software onto your PC or company network.)

Planning for Impact from your Research

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - in-person

This session explores the wide range of ways that academic research can create impact outside academia.

Planning for Impact from your Research (online resource)

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - Self-paced

This online resource explores the wide range of ways that academic research can create impact outside academia.

Preparing for the role of PhD Examiner

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - in-person

This session gives an overview of doctoral examinations, including the roles of the internal and external examiners, recommendations and best practice.

Programme Leader/Module Leader Community coffee hour

Workshop Category - Developing & leading people Delivery - in-person

A regular community of practice event to bring together those in the Module Leader or Programme Leader role.

Recruitment and Selection

Workshop Category - Policies & procedures Delivery - in-person

This workshop is designed to develop your effectiveness when recruiting and selecting new employees, ensuring that the people you select are the best fit for the role, whilst ensuring the University follows relevant policy and legislation.

Research Conference 2022 (In Person)

Events Category - Research & innovation Delivery - Dual delivery

Aligned to the University's bold and ambitious 2030 strategy, the theme of this year's conference is 'Creating better research. Together' to emphasise that we can achieve greater influence and impact when we work in partnership.

Research Conference 2022 (Online)

Events Category - Research & innovation Delivery - Dual delivery

Aligned to the University's bold and ambitious 2030 strategy, the theme of this year's conference is 'Creating better research. Together' to emphasise that we can achieve greater influence and impact when we work in partnership.

Safe Driving

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - Self-paced

Safe driving will help you to understand and reduce the risks of being involved in an incident. Essential training for anyone driving University vehicles or on University business. (Please click on the Cardinus Risk Management Hub)

Slips Trips and Falls

Workshop Category - Health & safety Delivery - Self-paced

Advice and training on how to prevents slips, trips and falls in the workplace. (Please click on the Cardinus Risk Management Hub)

Social Media Training for Researchers: Advanced

Workshop Category - Digital skills Delivery - Live online

Social media remains a vital asset in promoting the work our academics do to an always-on, global audience. After a successful run of workshops earlier in2022, there is an opportunity to join for in on interactive, guided social media sessions for those looking for more advanced ideas.

Social Media Training for Researchers: Beginners

Workshop Category - Digital skills Delivery - Live online

Social media remains a vital asset in promoting the work our academics do to an always-on, global audience. After a successful run of workshops earlier in 2022, there is an opportunity to join for in on interactive, guided social media sessions for beginners.

SSA Community Coffee Hour

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - in-person

This is a regular community of practice event to bring together our contract-based University Teachers (otherwise known as “SSA” staff) to share ideas and news from across the campus and to provide support for ongoing CPD and teaching accreditation.

Suicide Prevention Training

Workshop Category - Mental health & wellbeing Delivery - in-person

A 3-hour workshop to provide education and skills to help reduce the risk of suicide, which may be particularly useful for those with a student-facing role.

Supervising Projects and Dissertations

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - in-person

This workshop introduces participants to key ideas developed in recent publications concerning the challenges inherent in dissertation and project supervision and gives time for discussion and reflection on the suggested solutions.

Supervising Projects and Dissertations (online)

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - Live online

This workshop will allow academics to consider the role of undergraduate and masters-level research in the education of students and consider how they can best develop projects to maximise the opportunities for learning, including considerations of project design and project management.

Supervising Undergraduate and Masters Projects (online)

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Delivery - Live online

This workshop introduces participants to key ideas developed in recent publications concerning the challenges inherent in dissertation and project supervision and gives time for discussion and reflection on the suggested solutions.

Supporting Students with a Neurodiverse Profile - Part 1

Workshop Category - Teaching & learning Category - Belonging and inclusion Delivery - in-person

This session will explore the profiles and characteristics of neurodivergent students. It will the highlight how adopting an inclusive approach will support our (identified and unidentified) neurodivergent student population to achieve their potential both academically and personally whilst also supporting mental health and wellbeing.

Sustainability Essentials

Workshop Category - Sustainability Delivery - Self-paced

Find out what Sustainability means at Loughborough University.

The Proposal Peer Review Process & Response to Reviewer Comments

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - in-person

This session will help you to understand the peer review assessment process and learn some techniques to use when responding to peer review.

Understanding the UKRI Panel Process

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - Live online

This session will help you to gain an understanding of the UKRI Panel Process through participation in a mock panel activity.

Welcome to Loughborough

Workshop Induction & mandatory training Delivery - in-person

This is a Mandatory Training session for all new staff. Attendees will be given an overview to the University, the strategy, the culture and the way the University works.

Wellbeing Champion Training

Courses Category - Health & safety Delivery - Self-paced

As part of the continued development of staff wellbeing at Loughborough University, we are looking to appoint Wellbeing Champions in each school and department. Please note this is a voluntary role and you will need to agree locally with your manager how this will work in practice, but the expectation is no more than 2-3 hours per month. Before booking on this training, you will need to complete the online application.

Working Effectively with Students in Distress

Workshop Category - Mental health & wellbeing Delivery - in-person

This practical 3 hour workshop will examine the physiological response to stress and the implications this has for responding effectively. This workshop is for any member of staff whose role brings them in contact with students.

Working in the Current Research Environment

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - Dual delivery

The aim of the session is to provide an overview of the requirements and policies affecting for researchers operating in the UK research environment, and to enable staff to develop and refine strategies for dealing with these requirements.

Writing Successful Research Grants

Workshop Category - Research & innovation Delivery - Blended learning

This online resource, supported by live online Q&S at various times throughout the year, will give you an understanding of what it takes to write successful research grants.