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Imago Venues is focusing more closely on local producers as it develops its food and beverage offering. Most fitness trackers provide valid and reliable measures of physical activity, for example, counting steps and activity minutes. You must remember to bring your student ID card with you when you attend your exams. You will need to place it on your desk at the start of each exam so that it can be checked by an invigilator. Hormone therapy could reduce eating disorder symptoms in transgender people, a new study has found.
Thirty current and former Loughborough University academics have contributed to a landmark publication on physical activity policy and practice. Juggling work, family life and social activities can leave us in a constant state of tiredness. Loughborough University has signed up to be part of a campaign called Go International: An updated timetable for Semester 1 Examinations, including seat numbers where appropriate , has now been made available via the LEARN server.
Have you made a New Year resolution to exercise more? You need to look no further than campus for the very best advice and guidance available. You will never find a simpler, more effective way of losing weight than this… eat less, exercise more. Goal-setting makes Olympic champions, according to Loughborough University sport and performance psychologist Dr David Fletcher. The annual Fruit Routes Harvest Celebration returned to the University in autumn and, despite the weather being a little on the grey side, it saw its biggest turnout yet.
There have been a handful of reports of staff receiving phishing emails over the Christmas break. 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. Loughborough and seven other universities in the Midlands are collaborating in technology transfer, it has been announced. If you have any queries, please contact your school administrators.
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.
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. Evolutionary biology gives children a wonderful gift at Christmas… a proven scientific excuse for disliking sprouts. Loughborough University London celebrated its graduation ceremony yesterday Thursday 14 December , honouring the achievements of more than students.
Andrew Dix, Lecturer in American Studies at Loughborough University, breaks down five Christmas films to watch during the festive period. Loughborough University is set to inspire the students of the future with a series of taster days.
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. A new online learning platform and downloadable App, Lynda. The importance of Loughborough University to the economy and employment, both regionally and nationally, has been highlighted by a new report.
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. 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. Have you ever wondered what kind of products Loughborough University student and graduate businesses sell? Loughborough University staff and students are invited to a talk on life-writing within the Spanish anarchist movement.
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.
Loughborough academic Dr Steven Bradbury will be presenting new research findings on the levels of representation and experiences of black, Asian, and minority ethnic BAME coaches in professional football this week.
Christmas is coming and the elves in the campus parcels service are experiencing high volumes of incoming mail and parcels at the moment.
Loughborough University hosted the Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire Forest Education Network year celebration anniversary event this week; bringing together practitioners, organisations and researchers from across the region. Loughborough student Tom Wood has been recognised for his commitment to yachting and will be presented with a Youth Award. Loughborough University is delighted to have buried a time-capsule with students from De Lisle College. Images from a Loughborough social enterprise project which captures the lives of the Maya, the largest living group of Native Americans, are included in the new Virtual Museum of Human Ecology.
As with many sports teams at Loughborough University, the football team juggle getting good grades with achieving results on the pitch. The University is seeking to improve the way it records and monitors the attendance of students on taught programmes. On Wednesday 6 December, the University Choir will be performing a special concert as the countdown to Christmas begins.
An innovative Loughborough University arts project is to explore how music and geography interact. The family of a Loughborough University alumna, who was involved in a fatal car accident, have started a scholarship in her memory.
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Cuts to Universal Credit will leave many low income families worse off despite tax changes and a rising National Living Wage, new analysis by Loughborough University has revealed. A new Amazon Locker is now available for use in the Herbert Manzoni building, so that you can easily Click and Collect on campus. Loughborough University is committed to providing eligible students with the opportunity to take part in the electoral and democratic processes of the country.
On Friday 24th November Loughborough University London will be the lead academic partner for the UK leg of the Sports Analytics World Series, the first of seven global events over the next 12 months. Dr Oliver Tearle, founder of the popular Interesting Literature blog, has scoured the country to write Britain by the Book: A Curious Tour of Our Literary Landscape, a collection of surprising and little-known stories behind classic works of literature.
A Loughborough University academic has worked with the mental health charity Mind on a landmark two-year study showing that people with mental health problems who are more regularly active have better mental wellbeing. Following a review of support for working families, the Government has confirmed that the existing childcare voucher scheme will be replaced by a Tax-Free Childcare scheme TFC from April All University staff are invited to attend the upcoming meeting of General Assembly on Wednesday 8 November.
Pnina Shinebourne has been declared the winner of the Overton Poetry Prize with a sequence of poems entitled Uproot. Follies on Thursday 16 November at the Cope Auditorium from 7pm. You may be aware that the first examination period this year at the University will begin from Monday 15 January New IT products and services for staff are on the way. Loughborough University will be holding an exhibition and panel discussion that showcases the views of young people on the theme of Britain after Brexit.
As a student, you are able to register to vote both at your home address and your term-time address. Students studying a range of subjects from Maths to Psychology were awarded scholarships for academic excellence at a celebratory dinner held at Loughborough University on Monday 23 October. The Institute for Sport Business at Loughborough University London is partnering with the Portuguese Football Federation to deliver on a new football management course for executive leaders.
Forest Schools are a growing phenomenon in the UK, but what impact does getting children outside of the classroom have on their overall development? Researchers at Loughborough University hope to find out. Staff and students are encouraged to donate any unwanted books at the University Library as part of the Better World Books scheme. Staff, students and the local community are invited to the celebrations, which features a campus apple 'bake off'. Loughborough Sport has launched a new app, downloadable on all mobile devices, to make sure that every student has the opportunity to enjoy sport — and with ease!
Hamlet on Thursday 26 October at the Cope Auditorium from 7pm. The official launch of the Loughborough Enterprise Network is taking place on Friday 13 October, from pm in the James France building. A range of fantastic evening events are lined up for staff and students, to help celebrate Black History Month, from the October.
On Monday 9 October , previous members of staff from Loughborough University were invited to attend a dinner at Burleigh Court with the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Allison, to mark their retirement. An event aimed at inspiring women to succeed will focus in the careers of four Loughborough academics. A Loughborough University collaboration designed to promote joint working between voluntary and public sector organisations has won first prize in the international Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital Excellence Awards.
The Environmental Essentials eLearning course provides an ideal opportunity for staff and students to understand the work of the sustainability team, the environmental aspects of the campus, key compliance obligations and how to help. Loughborough University is one of only 15 universities in the world to be awarded a five-star plus rating — the highest available — in an independent assessment of its performance. Three former students from Loughborough University London have been shortlisted to win a prestigious competition for graduate entrepreneurs.
Dr Ali Bilgic, Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, discusses the recent news that the theory of evolution is gone from school biology textbooks in Turkey. A quintet of swimmers have become the first Loughborough athletes to confirm their places at the Commonwealth Games, as Team England unveiled their first wave of swimming selections today. Hewson, the largest bequest the University has ever received. The Coffee House Sessions are returning to the Students Union this term, with regular performances from fantastic upcoming and established artists.
Throughout October, there will be a number of opportunities to go out and harvest apples from around the University campus as part of the Fruit Routes event. Construction works have started for the Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel as well as the new halls of residence which are due for completion in autumn and respectively. Loughborough University student Leah Edwards recently completed her industrial placement with National Instruments as an Applications Engineer, during which she created a robotic musical instrument with wind chimes and dry ice.
The annual Fruit Routes harvest event returns to Loughborough University from 18 — 21 October with a range of enjoyable harvesting activities.
As the new academic year gets underway, the University has launched a brand new mobile app designed to help students keep up-to-date with news and information and the range of services available to them across campus. Loughborough University is embarking on the next phase of its Excellence staff recruitment campaign. Charnwood Borough Council is once again carrying out its residents' survey, in order to find out how satisfied residents are with its services and life in the borough.
Please note that new students will be arriving for the new academic year on Tuesday 26th Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th September. Students are being encouraged to think, think, think about their local area at the start of a new term in Loughborough. Loughborough University has achieved re-accreditation to ISO for environmental management, including an upgrade to the new ISO As the September open days get underway, we are pleased to announce that the magazine is now available to view on mobile devices.
As many of you will know, on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 September the University will be hosting its second set of open days for There will be a significant amount of traffic on campus. To enable prospective students to have a positive experience on campus please consider adjusting how you travel to work on Friday.
This summer, six Loughborough students and graduates attended the European Innovation Academy, a three-week entrepreneurship programme based in Portugal.
Margaret Keay Road will be closed on Thursday 21 September to facilitate the service diversions for the data cabling linked to the Student Village Development.
The Careers Network is looking for members of staff to telephone recent graduates to ask about their career destinations as part of the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education DLHE survey. An international climate change conference will bring experts to Loughborough to discuss the threats, solutions and technology associated with the growing environmental phenomenon. From September, a two-day conference organised by the School of Arts, English and Drama will examine the experience of drawing.
The University will tomorrow 8 September unveil a rich collection of period furniture for auction from the Handicraft Unit, a programme established in the s which trained students in furniture making under leading craftsmen. Cycle to Work Day will be held on 13 September.
The national event, now in its fifth year, encourages everyone to travel to work by bike. Please be aware that Epinal Way will be closed for one day on Sunday 17 September to allow Leicestershire County Council to undertake carriageway patching works. A one-day conference at Loughborough University London will explore collaborations in textile design research on 13 September Loughborough University will unveil a rich collection of period furniture for auction from the Handicraft Unit, a programme established in the s which trained students in furniture making under leading craftsmen.
Two teams of triathletes from Loughborough University will make the short trip to Nottingham to take part in the British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup tomorrow 2 September. A number of projects at Loughborough University have reached the finals of Collaborate to Innovate, a highly prestigious awards competition organised by The Engineer. Computing and Management student Jessica Bema Asare has set up the first African print swimwear line in the UK, alongside studying for her degree.
The School Games are being held on campus next week, from Thursday 31st August to Sunday 3rd September inclusive. The new Student Village development will be commencing on site on Tuesday 29 August, and will start with the installation of a temporary bridge of the existing bridge at the Cayley gate. Four days are held annually to enable Year 12 students and their families to visit academic departments, talk to staff and students, view accommodation and find out more about sport, recreational activities and why Loughborough is one of the leading universities in the country.
Throughout the working day, staff and students across the University will use one of the many recycling bins across campus and decide which bin is appropriate for the discarded item.
Loughborough has been ranked the top mainstream university in England for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey NSS. A Loughborough University student has recently launched an app that can help to plan a night out. A campus exhibition, hosted by LU Arts in the Martin Hall Exhibition Space, explores the relationship between art, politics and the pamphlet.
Archibus, the FM online service request system will be unavailable on Wednesday 9 August from 12noon — 1pm. Staff and students are advised that works on the Hazlerigg Fountain pathway will commence on Monday 8 August.
For the last few years, the Market Research team has undertaken focus groups with Year 12 students in local schools and colleges about the information they need when choosing a university, as well as when and how they use different sources. Loughborough University has launched a fundraising appeal to support innovative research into dementia.
The organisers of the School Games are looking for volunteers to support the event taking place on campus between 1 — 3 Sept. Over two dozen girls completed a four-day challenge at Loughborough University this month to help develop sustainable communities for the future. The Sport Development Centre team are looking for a committed and dedicated group of volunteers to support the Loughborough Lightning vs Yorkshire Diamonds game on 18 August.
This week, Loughborough University is honouring thousands of students at its summer graduation ceremonies. The achievements of students are celebrated as they reach the end of their degrees.
Professor Andrew Chadwick, a world-leading authority on digital media, power, and democracy will be joining Loughborough University in August. Political strategists, journalists and academics will be gathering at the Loughborough University London campus on July 19 to discuss how the media covered the General Election campaign. Ministry of Defence funded PhD students have visited Loughborough University for a week-long summer school aimed at developing their expertise of quantum technology.
Jacqui Glass, Professor of Architecture and Sustainable Construction in the School of Civil and Building Engineering is calling for the construction industry to create a better working life for women working in construction.
Loughborough University has teamed up with the electronics engineering community element A new book which explores health and medicine in early modern England has been published by a Loughborough University academic. A PhD student from the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, is looking to recruit volunteers for a study investigating the health risks of prolonged sedentary behaviour sitting in the workplace.
The University recently launched a new online magazine - Volume. The aptly named publication has been designed to let everyone know about what is happening at Loughborough, and is available to download on both iOS and Android tablet devices.
Volume showcases the work of our researchers, provides an insight into life at Loughborough, and allows the reader to experience everything that Loughborough has to offer, through an array of engaging stories, striking layouts, videos and photos. Twenty-two awards were given to Loughborough Design School students in the Student Starpack competition. Loughborough students Sarah Corsham and Leo Goldschmidt have created two fantastic new technologies while on placement.
Loughborough University London and Chelsea Football Club are delighted to have formed a three-year strategic partnership that will see the two organisations work together on research, internships, player aftercare and engagement activities. Two Loughborough Design School finalists have been shortlisted for the 3D Hubs Student Grant - an international competition that gives inventors, problem solvers and creative talents the opportunity to submit their 3D print ideas in engineering, product design and architecture categories.
Dear colleagues As many of you will know, at the end of the week Friday 30 June and Saturday 1 July the University will be hosting its first set of open days for A team of Loughborough students have been awarded second place in the international Atos IT Competition, with their digital voting app.
LU Arts are currently looking for students to fulfil roles in two areas, starting in the next academic year. Are you a scientist or engineer with little or no media experience? Are you working in a field which can provoke media controversy? Are you interested in how the media works — and how to help journalists report your subject better? Loughborough University has honoured outstanding student volunteers and community groups at its annual community prize ceremony.
A prayer wall for people to share messages of support for all those affected by the Grenfell Tower and Finsbury Park tragedies has been set up on the ground floor of the EHB. The School Games National Finals are taking place on campus this year from Thursday 31 August — Sunday 3 September and staff volunteers are needed. Creative and Print Services will be re-opening its doors on Monday 19 June following a period of refurbishment in the Herbert Manzoni Building.
A team of nine undergraduate Aeronautical Engineers from Loughborough University will design and build an Unmanned Aircraft System UAS , also known as a drone, as part of the annual competition run by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. A prayer wall for people to share messages of support for all those affected by Grenfell Tower tragedy has been set up at the EHB.
Students from the Loughborough Design School will present their final-year projects at the Design Degree Show , opening to the public on 16 June. Salaries for Loughborough University graduates are among the highest in the country according to new figures released by the Department for Education DfE. The University Medical Centre has issued the following notice to students ahead of the summer break.
Loughborough University has been awarded two Papin Prizes, which recognise the skills, talent and experience of technicians in higher education, across the UK and Ireland. Artist and academic John Atkin will represent the UK in an international exhibition of contemporary sculptures from Europe and China throughout June. Students from the School of the Arts, English and Drama are set to exhibit their final degree work at the Arts Degree Show, which opens to the public on 10 June.
Loughborough University has joined forces with a group of UK universities and research institutions in backing a pledge to support technical staff. The Technician Commitment is a sector-wide initiative led by the Science Council, supported by the Gatsby Foundation to help address key challenges facing technical staff working in research.
Loughborough University is conducting research into the possible benefits of exercise on bone and joint health. A number of Loughborough technicians have been shortlisted for the Papin Prizes, which recognise the skills, talent and experience of technicians who have demonstrated excellence in their field across the UK and Ireland. A study by Loughborough University aims to investigate whether people with prediabetes can benefit from seeing feedback about their physical activity and glucose levels.
A two-day festival in Loughborough will look at the role of the pamphlet as both an art form and an influential means of political communication. We are saddened to announce that Katie Wardle, a member of staff in the Careers Network, died last weekend after a long illness. Two Loughborough University students have made the Future list compiled by international youth news network, The Tab. Work to launch three new British Standards to help improve material resource efficiency and reduce waste in the construction industry is set to complete.
A Loughborough graduate and campaigner is set to give a talk on her front line experiences as a solidarity activist in Syria. Loughborough University has once again been ranked in the top ten in the Guardian University Guide.
The Conservative Party have dominated election media coverage in the first week of the campaign, with all the minor parties seeing a significant drop in headlines. A group of international Chevening Scholars gathered at Loughborough University last month for the annual Cricket Coaching event. Academic staff, early career researchers and PhD students with an interest in water research are invited to participate in Water Research Day. A real time news audit of the General Election by Loughborough University is lifting the lid on what media coverage the political parties, their policies and MPs are securing each week.
The Loughborough University Choir will journey across the ages as part of their upcoming spring concert. To highlight Mental Health Awareness Week, the Health and Safety Service have arranged a programme of events for staff to get involved with.
The James Dyson Award is now open for entries and Loughborough design and engineering students are encouraged to apply. The UK Government has confirmed financial support for EU students starting courses in the —19 academic year. People with a normal BMI who carry their weight around the middle are at the highest risk of death from any cause compared to those who are overweight or obese but carry their weight elsewhere, Loughborough research has found.
Loughborough has consolidated its position as one of the best universities in the country with another top ten ranking in TheCompleteUniversityGuide. LU Arts is set to host a concert celebrating four of the best Loughborough University student musicians who have been awarded the prestigious Music Scholarship.
The Government has confirmed financial support for EU students starting courses in the —19 academic year. Creative and Print Services have recently expanded their services to include the University Mailroom and Parcels. Formerly part of Facilities Management, mail and parcels have been integrated with Print Services delivering a joined up approach to all print, post and distribution services.
Loughborough University is seeking participants for a new study exploring the potential benefits of providing training and support to women taking part in Race for Life. In the hope of attracting more high-quality, self-funded PGR students to Loughborough, we are pleased to announce two new schemes for students registering from October Staff and students are advised that there will be continued restoration work to clean and renovate the Bastard Gates stonework throughout April, subject to weather conditions.
Loughborough Design School has undertaken a research project to identify ways in which creative product design thinking can support developing countries in manufacturing products for export. The University is offering budding poets the chance to have their work published. The competition requires entrants to submit a sequence of poems on any subject, up to lines. Loughborough University London has announced a new employability programme for unemployed and underemployed graduates in four key growth areas in East London.
The review celebrates the collaborative culture at Loughborough and the strength of our partnerships, and shares some of the great things that have been achieved as a result.
The Red Bull Soapbox Race is an international event in which amateur drivers race homemade soapbox vehicles. For the event Loughborough University has secured a guaranteed entry.
Red Bull will select the best application from those submitted by Loughborough students. A new online system for staff to log and report requests to Facilities Management is being rolled out across the University this week.
The new system will enable users to log enquiries and also monitor the progress of their requests after they have been reported to Facilities Management. An innovative car charger designed as part of research undertaken at the Loughborough Design School has been awarded a world-renowned iF Design Award. No university in the UK has offered a better student experience over the last decade than Loughborough, a national survey has revealed.
A Loughborough University psychologist has provided expert guidance to the Government for its international protocol on the investigation of sexual violence in conflict. LU Arts is celebrating a decade of bringing together artists and academics, with an exhibition to showcase some of the work from their contemporary arts programme Radar. Over students, including a significant number from the School of the Arts, English and Drama, the Design School and the Loughborough University London campus took advantage of the opportunity to meet prospective employers at an event dedicated to the creative industries.
The procurement team has been re-structured around a category management model, and new procurement regulations have been launched. We are looking to improve study spaces around campus and plan to improve or create spaces for you to study in Haslegrave and William Morris. The University is hosting its Inaugural Donor Day on campus today Thursday 16 March to celebrate the support that donors provide to the University.
As part of the ongoing Fruit Routes programme, the Sustainability team invite staff and students to learn how to prune fruit trees on Friday 17 March. There are just three weeks left to nominate Loughborough's technicians for the Papin Prizes.
As well as offering a suite of rewards linked to remuneration, the University offers a range of other awards to recognise excellence and achievement and to help staff to further enhance their performance and the work they do. Loughborough has been presented with a glass abstract of the University shield by Rolls-Royce to celebrate 25 years of partnership between the two organisations.
A buzzing atmosphere is expected on campus today Wednesday 8 March with the BUCS Conference Cup taking place alongside departmental visit days and interviews. Comfortable, versatile and effortlessly stylish we love them for casual and formal looks. Dress them down with your favourite jeans and some suede boots or up with a leather skirt and stilettos.
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