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8 things celebrating #NationalFitnessDay

National Fitness Day is upon us with the appropriately trending #NationalFitnessDay, celebrating physical activity in the UK. Here are eight things to recognise the occasion, including opportunities for improving your future fitness, ground breaking Loughborough research in fitness fields and a look back at breaking a fitness-based Guinness World Record on our campus.


Busy Loughborough Bees

At the Fruit Routes summer event I was able to visit the bees on campus. Equipped with protective clothing and gloves I was standing in the middle of hundreds of bees swarming out of their beehive.

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#PROUDTOBEME at Loughborough

We are a group of first year Graphic Communication and Illustration students and in response to our project brief “Do Something Good” we have produced a campaign, “Proud To Be Me”, aiming to promote and encourage self confidence and feeling confident in your own skin.

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Loughborough at first glance

Unlike the many students here I did not come to Loughborough to study but to work as an intern for two months with the Web and Digital team. When I first arrived on the campus, coming from the train station, I took the bus to university, and it seemed to be a never-ending ride until […]


7 reasons why Loughborough is for you

To celebrate our highest ever ranking in the Complete University Guide 2017 at 7th, we’ve put together 7 achievements that add up to make Loughborough amazing.

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7 fun & whacky fundraising events

The campus is a hub of activity, not least because of the fantastic fundraising events we hold here every single year. Both students and staff play an important role and work extremely hard to raise money for local, national and international charities – but who said fundraising couldn’t be fun? Here’s a cheeky peek at […]

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Celebrating #WorldPhysicalActivityDay at Loughborough

#WorldPhysicalActivityDay has been trending on Twitter today, 6 April. Sometimes this feels like every day on our campus, but to celebrate we’ve brought together some of our favourite photos of both physical activity and sports facilities on campus. This aerial photo of campus shows just a small fraction of the sporting facilities available to our students. […]