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This Week at Loughborough | 14 February

14 February 2022

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Spring Careers Fest is a 4 week programme of online and in person events and activities to support your Career journey.

Kickstart your Career: Know Yourself – Self Reflect to Promote Your Skills

15 February, 1pm – 2pm, Online

This presentation covers the importance of self-awareness and how it can enhance your employability. Get the low down on why employers favour self-aware graduates who are reflective and have a strong sense of their values. Know yourself to promote yourself!

Find out more on the events page.

Finalist Futures: Planning your career

15 February, 1pm – 2pm, Online

Learn about the various options available to you after graduating. Firstly, discover the importance of understanding yourself. Then find out how to investigate the possible options and feel ready for action!

Find out more on the events page.

Finalist Futures: Job hunting

16 February, 12pm – 1pm, Online

Learn about the various options available to you after graduating. Firstly, discover the importance Wondering where to look for roles for after you graduate? Join this finalists’ session to hear about the wide range of companies you can apply to. Understand what factors are important to you and learn about the best places to find those vacancies.

Find out more on the events page.

Securing a professional job in the UK as an International Student

17 February, 1pm – 2pm, Online

This event will cover the differences in CVs and interviews in the UK to those in Asia and the tools available to assist you with your search.

Find out more on the events page.

Graduate Entry Medicine (GEM) Talk

17 February, 5pm – 6.30pm, Online

Hear from Matt, Stephen, James and Rebecca (three of them are Loughborough alumni). Matt has recently qualified as a doctor through the GEM route; Stephen, James and Rebecca are currently training at the University of Nottingham Medical School.

Find out more on the events page.

USA Summer Camp Webinar

18 February, 13.30pm – 2.30pm, Online

The best summer of your life is waiting for you in America! USA Summer Camp has helped send over 40,000 people to work at camp in America. Are you next?

Find out more on the events page.


15 February, 6pm – 8pm, The Treehouse

A Hackathon is an intensive brainstorming session where teams collaborate to form a solution to a problem.

This event will bring together students from different subject areas and backgrounds to work collaboratively in teams. It will help you gain skills and experience in collaboration, creative thinking, team working and more. All of which can contribute to your future employability. Plus, there are cash prizes to be won!

Find out more on the events page.

NT Live: The Book of Dust – The Belle Sauvage (screening)

17 February, 7pm, Cope Auditorium

This gripping adaptation revisits Philip Pullman’s fantastical world in which waters are rising and storms are brewing.

Find out more on the events page.

Self Portraiture and Queer Identity Workshop

18 February, 1pm – 3pm, Martin Hall Exhibition Space

During this workshop, we will be discussing these questions and more while we explore the topic of queer identity in art, using these conversations to influence the creation of self portraits.

Find out more on the events page.

Lightning Wheelchair Basketball Firsts Home Game

19 February, 6pm Tip off, The Netball Badminton Centre

A brand new side for 2022, Wheelchair Basketball are the latest addition to Loughborough Lightning’s increasing portfolio of world class female sports teams.

Competing in the British Wheelchair Basketball Women’s Premier League, Lightning are one of four sides set to compete in the world’s first ever female para-sport league. Boasting a wealth of Paralympians, internationals and rising talent the 2022 squad are gearing up for their inaugural campaign and have their sights set firmly on making history and being the first side to lift the trophy.

Find out more on the events page.

LSU Events

Hey Ewe: Valentine’s Love Shack

16 February, 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.

FND ft. Special Guest

18 February, 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!

We also have a very special guest who you won’t want to miss…

Find out more on the events page.

LSU Darts Championship 2022

19 February, 6pm, The Basement

Are you ready for a night of competition, beer and athleticism? Darts and Cue Sports is back for the Darts Championship 2022! Come see the society athletes battle it out for who is the better dartist. Starting from 6pm and ending at 10pm, come and experience a night you won’t forget!

Find out more on the events page.

OUT: LSU’s LGBT+ Night Out

19 February, 10.30pm, The Treehouse

Find out more on the events page.

Open Heaven

20 February, 4.30pm, The Basement

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.

Funky Bunch Trivia Quiz

20 February, 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 cas

h prize!

Find out more on the events page.

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