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Top tips for quick & easy printing

May is just around the corner and it’s always a busy time for the staff in Creative & Print Services. Every year we print and bind hundreds of pieces of coursework for students.

Loughborough alumni writes “The World’s Fittest Book”

  The World’s Fittest Book started at Loughborough University. More specifically it began at midnight July 25th 2006 in a quiet corner of the Pilkington library (on the West Park of the campus) when I should have been researching a topic for my final year dissertation, but instead got distracted by studies of sports science […]

From a graduate to finalists – Easter holiday advice

So it’s the Easter holidays, have you got anything exciting planned? Or are you just taking this time to catch up and keep on top of you deadlines? Last year I was frantically painting and planning my final degree show work.

University Mental Health Day: Top tips for tip-top mental health

1st March is University Mental HealthDay. With 75% of all mental health difficulties developing by the mid-20s and 19% of 16–24 year olds in England experiencing mental health conditions, it’s important to create a healthy community so our students can thrive during their time at Loughborough.

My Action highlights (only a few!)

Each year Student Volunteer Week celebrates the efforts students make volunteering. This year it falls on the 19-25 February. So in honour of #SVW2018, we asked Loughborough Student’s Union‘s Executive Officer for Action, Anna Milewska, to share some of her favourite moments from her two years in the role.

From a graduate to finalists – Semester 2 advice

You’ve finished your January exams, great work! Now you’ve taken some time to recover, it’s a great time to start thinking about your next steps after university.

World Cancer Day research

World Cancer Day unites the globe in the fight against cancer. To recognise the day, here’s some of the research our scientists & academics have been working on. Our wider student and staff bodies have also been involved; see how below.

Young Carers Awareness Day

January 25th marks #YoungCarersAwarenessDay, recognising the 700,000 young carers living in the UK. With 1 in 20 people aged 16-25 being responsible for someone’s care, as a University, we work to ensure our young carers have the best possible student experience.

From a graduate to finalists – mid exams career advice

Hi, I’m Sarah, I graduated in 2017 with a BA in Fine Art. Since graduating, I have found that life after university planned out differently from what I imagined, and you know what, the real world is hard.