Timetable of live sessions

Welcome! This page will include a timetable of all of the live sessions happening this week! All the links to our live sessions are available below!

Live sessions

You do not need to book to any of the live sessions individually, simply click on the Microsoft Teams link under which event you would like to attend. All live sessions will take place in UK time (GMT).

Monday 28 March, 6-7pm

Official Parents and Guardians Inspiring Minds Welcome 

The session will begin with a warm welcome to all parents and guardians and will include information on how to make the most of the event, as well as an introduction to Loughborough University.

Welcome session

Tuesday 29 March, 1-2pm

International Student & Parent Panel 

Meet our international students and their parents and find out about their experience with Loughborough University. This live event will also give you an opportunity to ask any questions!

International Student & Parent Panel

Tuesday 29 March, 6-7pm

Student, Parent and Loughborough Alumni Q&A

Meet our current students and their parents, as well as a Loughborough Alumni who graduated from the university more than 20 years ago and hear about their experience of going to university, and the impact that Loughborough University made on them! 

Student, Parent and Loughborough Alumni Q&A

Tuesday 29 March, 7-8pm

Applying to University 

Lisa Ambler, School and College Liaison Officer manager is going to present about the UCAS application. This will be an opportunity to get an insight into the different elements of a student's' application as well as receive useful hints and tips to utilise when filling out the online form.

Applying to University

Wednesday 30 March, 6-7pm

How can parents and guardians work with Student Support Services 

Student support is an incredibly important topic for many parents and guardians, this session will give you the opportunity to learn more about how Loughborough University supports their students and ensures they have a positive experience at university! Angela Truby, the Head of Operations Student Services will be on hand to answer any of your questions!

Student support services

Wednesday 30 March, 6-7pm

Loughborough University Sport Presentation and Q&A

Samantha Walsh the Performance Programme Manager will give you an insight on our Loughborough University’s sport offering, from courses, to clubs, competitions to recreational sport and more! This is your opportunity to find out what  is on offer for all students whilst studying for their degree.

Sport presentation and Q&A

Thursday 31 March, 6-7pm

Introduction to Student Finance and Q&A (UK student finance) 

Ahmar Ehsan from Student Loans Company  will be giving you an insight into the process of applying to student finance. We will also have the opportunity to hear from our current students on how they coped with their finances whilst at University

Student finance and Q&A

Thursday 31 March, 7-8pm

Demystifying Students' Unions and exploring the topic of moving away from home

Fresher's week, moving away from home and more! What are students' unions about and why are they an important part of a students' experience at university? Hear from our current students how they benefited from their involvement with extra-curricular activities and moving away from home to go to university!

Students' Unions and moving away from home

Friday 1 April, 9am-5pm *this event requires booking*

Chat to us! 15 minutes slot to ask any questions you may have

We want to give you as much support as we can, so if you have any further questions or thoughts we would love to speak to you! Book yourself for a 15 minute chat, and we will do our best to help you.

Please note, the spaces are limited so book fast!

Book a 15 minute chat

Using Microsoft Teams

Some of our interactive sessions will be taking place on Microsoft Teams. You do not need a Microsoft account to join these sessions:

  • If you are joining the event using a computer or laptop, you can find detailed information here, (we recommend using Google Chrome)
  • Please see information here if you are joining from a mobile or tablet.

Links for these activities will be provided on relevant pages within the Parent and Guardian event, they will also be located on this page under the list of dates. When you click on the links, please select ‘continue on this browser’. This will enable you to enter the event as a Guest. When prompted please enter your name and enter the lobby; from here the events team will accept your arrival and you will be able to join the event. To allow time for this, please join the session a few minutes before it is due to start.

On joining the event you will have the option to turn on your webcam and microphone. You can select which webcam option you feel comfortable with. Please could we ask that you keep your microphone on mute and only unmute when invited to speak.

Please note if you are joining from a computer you may not have these options if there is not a webcam or microphone. If this is the case, you will still be able to listen to the event and you can use the chat function to ask any questions.

If you would like to ask a question during the event, you can type this in the chat section of Microsoft Teams. The event facilitator will review the question and invite you to speak at an appropriate time. Please remember to unmute your microphone when asked to speak or we will not be able to hear you.