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This Week at Loughborough | 21 March

21 March 2022

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Black in Sport Summit 2022

26 March, 10am, Sir Denis Rooke, Holywell Conference Centre

Loughborough University is thrilled to announce that it will host the inaugural Black in Sport Summit (BISS) – with the aim of inspiring students from all backgrounds to strive for excellence.

Find out more on the events page.

The Institute for Sport Business Careers Symposium

21 March, 1pm – 5.30pm, London Campus LDN001 and Future Space

The Institute for Sport Business is proud to offer current students and alumni the opportunity to hear from industry experts on the latest careers and developments in sport business at the annual Institute for Sport Business Careers Symposium.

Find out more on the events page.

Speech Bubble

21 March, 7.30pm, The Lounge

Join us for a relaxed and friendly evening of performance poetry showcasing the best-spoken word talent on campus. As well as the open mic slots, Speech Bubble will feature professional poets Matt Abbott and Esther Koch.

Find out more on the events page.

Public lecture: Treatment of obesity – present and future

22 March, 5.30pm, Online

The public lecture will discuss obesity as a disease and obesity stigma. It will consider lifestyle interventions, currently available pharmacotherapies and bariatric surgery for weight loss and weight management. The talk will also cover the physiology of weight regain as well as the mechanisms of weight loss after bariatric surgery. Newly approved and possible future pharmacotherapies for weight loss will be considered.

Find out more on the events page.

James Joyce and Us: Anne Enright and Eimear McBride in Conversation

24 March, 7pm – 8.30pm, British Library London & Online

Two of Ireland’s finest writers, Anne Enright and Eimear McBride come together to share thoughts and feelings on the great modernist masterpiece of literature, James Joyce’s Ulysses, now celebrating its 100th anniversary. Chaired by Dr Clare Hutton, Loughborough University.

Find out more on the events page.

Trip to National Holocaust Centre

25 March, 9am – 4.15pm, The National Holocaust Centre and Museum

The National Holocaust Centre and Museum promotes an understanding of the roots of discrimination and prejudice, and the development of ethical values, leading to a greater understanding within society.

Find out more on the events page.

Careers Network Events

Your Skills: Support Networks using LinkedIn

21 March, 1pm – 2pm, Online

LinkedIn is a great resource for helping you find a job and network effectively, but you can also utilise it to help build your resilience and develop your own support networks. This session led by Frances Trought, founder of Everything D&I will help shine a light on how you can do this. More details to follow.

Find out more on the events page.

Becoming Resilient: How? And what does this mean?

21 March, 6pm – 7pm, Online

In this interactive session, we will look at what it means to become resilient, uncover ways to build and develop it, identify the support network on-hand to help you with this, as well as how to manage and deal with both rejection and change.

Find out more on the events page.

Ultimate Activity Camps on campus drop in

22 March, 10am – 4pm, James France Exhibition Area

Drop by to chat to Ultimate Activity Camps, a leading provider of holiday childcare in the UK. Our activity camps operate at venues across the south of the UK & we are looking for holiday staff who are not only passionate about childcare, but also make camp an exciting & fun place to be! We offer Activity, Survival, Tech & Sports Camps, come & chat to us to find out more.

Find out more on the events page.

Finalist Futures: Starting a Business

22 March, 1pm – 2pm, Online

Discover how the Loughborough Enterprise Network can support you to start your own business and/or learn entrepreneurial skills. Including information on our dedicated graduate accelerator ‘The Studio’.

Find out more on the events page.

Quick tips from Microsoft: Getting the most out of MS Office

23 March, 1pm – 1.30pm, Online

Microsoft Office is probably the widest-used suite of applications globally for tasks, productivity and collaboration at home, at work or while studying. In two short sessions we’ll look at top tips from Microsoft staff for this range of programs.

Find out more on the events page.

Academic Success Group Coaching: How to find and keep your focus

23 March, 6pm – 7pm, The StartUp Lab, STEMLab

Group coaching involves working with your peers and your academic success coach to identify your strengths, overcome any barriers to success, and develop your know-how so that you don’t just survive undertaking a dissertation/research project, but thrive at it!

Find out more on the events page.

Working in the UK as an international student: Visa Options

24 March, 6pm – 6.55pm, Online

This talk will be delivered by experienced trainer in higher education, Andrew Humphrey. The session will be delivering information on working during studies, the Graduate route, a brief overview of Skilled worker (formerly Tier 2) for sponsored skilled work and Q&A at the end.

Find out more on the events page.

LSU Events

Open Mic Night: Folk & Country

22 March, 6pm, The Lounge

Bring down some Tex-mex, unpack your denim, boots and plaid, and prepare to grace the stage, or lean back and take refuge in tonight’s love letter to Folk & Country.

Find out more on the events page.

Post Grad Get Together

22 March, 7pm, The Treehouse

Dear Postgrads, get ready for one of the biggest postgraduates social gathering of the year hosted by Welfare & Diversity.

Expect an evening of networking, entertainment, music, opportunities to be involved with the Welfare & Diversity associations, as well as many surprises throughout the night!

Find out more on the events page.

Hey Ewe

22 March, 10.30pm, LSU

Whether you’re celebrating a win or reeling from a loss, Hey Ewe is the place to go after a game!

Later entry means there’s plenty of time to shower and get yourself ready for a night of chart hits, pop anthems and student singalongs. We have DJs in The Basement and The Treehouse serving up bangers and cheese until 4am!

Find out more on the events page.

Indie Club

24 March, 10.30pm, The Treehouse

Get on your dancing shoes and dust off your bucket hat for The Indie Club! Our resident DJs will be playing your favourite indie and alt-rock anthems throughout the night.

Find out more on the events page.


25 March, 10.30pm, LSU

Welcome to the biggest Friday night in Loughborough! Our resident DJs will be dropping the best of disco, house, drum and bass, hip hop and R&B in The Basement throughout the night, while The Treehouse is taken over by cheese anthems and retro-pop singalongs until 4am!

Find out more on the events page.

Open Heaven

27 March, 4.30pm, The Basememt

We’ll be gathering together in the Students’ Union every week at 4:30pm to dig deeper into scriptures, worship, share food and have some fun! Join us onsite in the building, or online from wherever you are at

Find out more on the events page.

LSU Classical in Concert: New Beginnings

27 March, 6pm, Union Lawn

Join LSU Classical’s Orchestra and Concert Band for our yearly Spring Concert! With everything from Danse Macabre to Beach Boys you’re bound to have a great time!

Find out more on the events page.

Funky Bunch Trivia Quiz

27 March, 8pm, The Lounge

Join us every Sunday from 8pm for a night of tricky trivia in The Lounge. Vote on the theme over on our Instagram every Thursday, and see if your specialist subject shows up – then put together the perfect team and maybe you’ll be taking home the cash prize!

Find out more on the events page.

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