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This Week at Loughborough | 4 December

1 December 2023

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University Carol Service

4 December 2023, 3pm-4pm, Martin Hall Theatre

Join the University Chaplaincy for the annual Carol Service, bringing in the advent season together. The University Choir will lead us in singing festive carols, with reflections and bible readings shared throughout. The service will be followed by festive refreshments including mulled wine and mince pies.

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Student Live Lounge

4 December 2023, 7.30pm-10.30pm, The Lounge, LSU

If you enjoy live music and discovering new artists then join this event for a special, laid back evening as we present the best talent from Loughborough University. Come along and support our students and experience something special.

Anyone is welcome to attend (18+) but performances are limited to Loughborough University students. If you’re a student and you would like to perform at this event then you need to register your interest in advance as there are limited slots available.

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Japan Society for the Promotion of Science – Research Funding Programmes

5 December 2023, 1pm-2pm, Online

This session will provide information about the variety of current funding opportunities the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) has for researchers at all stages (from doctoral-level students to academic staff) and in all fields to collaborate with researchers in Japan.

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Loughborough Craft Fair Showcase

5 December 2023, 5pm-8pm, Edward Herbert Building

Indulge in a festive celebration of creativity from colleagues from across the University who will be showcasing and selling their handmade products, making it a great opportunity to purchase those last-minute gifts for your loved ones. The event will be raising money for Samaritans, a charity dedicated to supporting those in need.

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Seminar: Machining manufacturing research and moving towards current trends in the field

6 December 2023, 12pm-1pm, International House/Online

IAS Residential Fellow Dr Junior Nomani will deliver a seminar on their research. This workshop seminar details three different levels of machining research extending to processes such as turning and drilling operations. From developing machining observational studies at the surface level, to exploring chip formation and developing finite element cutting models based on material phases.

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Voices of Diversity with artist Kedisha Coakley

6 December 2023, 1pm-2pm, EHB 104/Online

As part of the University’s Voices of Diversity series, Kedisha Coakley will be visiting campus for a talk about her arts practice. Kedisha Coakley is an artist whose work interrogates the power of objects and cultural symbols; and challenges curatorial conventions as they relate to race, history and culture.

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Create & Connect: Arts workshop/celebration

6 December 2023, 2.30pm-4.30pm, Collaboration Station, LSU

Are you an international student looking to make new friends, adapt to life in Loughborough, and explore your creative side? Look no further! We are excited to present Create & Connect an 8-week programme designed to connect international students, help them adapt to life in Loughborough, and engage in creative activities. 

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Loughborough University Choir: A Crafted Christmas Concert

6 December 2023, 7.30pm-9.30pm, Cope Auditorium

Join for a festive evening of music from our University Choir plus musicians from LSU Classical. The concert will feature Handel’s ‘Messiah (Part One)’, Britten’s ‘A Ceremony of Carols’ and Elgar’s ‘The Snow’. Open to family, friends and the local community.

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Breakfast Study Café

7 December 2023, 8am-11am, WAV041

As we approach exam season, setting aside time to study, completing your coursework and attending all your lectures can be difficult. To help manage this, the Academic Success Team are hosting Breakfast Study Cafes to help you increase your productivity whilst on campus.

Drop in for one or all the sessions starting at 8am, 9am, and 10am on Thursday 7 December and study with structure.

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Loughborough’s Annual Research Conference

7 December 2023, 9.30am-4.30pm, Sir Denis Rooke Building (Holywell Park)/Online

Aligned to the University’s bold and ambitious 2030 strategy, the theme of this year’s conference is ‘Transforming our tomorrow. Together’. This theme aims to emphasise how high-quality research and innovation, conducted in partnership, can deliver meaningful impact to enhance our futures.

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White Ribbon Day Stall – Closing Event

8 December 2023, 11am-3pm, LSU, The Lounge

At this event, students will have the chance to win prizes such as anti-spiking scrunchies and personal alarm keyrings to raise awareness for White Ribbon Day.

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Disability History Month – Creating a Community in Para Sport

8 December 2023, 6pm-8pm, Holywell Stadium Function Room

The Para Sport Exec is hosting this social evening to recognise Disability History Month and this year’s theme of Disability, Children and Youth.

This event is an opportunity to reflect on Para Sport through the years, the opportunities available to students on campus, and the support available for disabled students and athletes here at Loughborough.  

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LSU Classical’s Christmas Concert

9 December 2023, 6.30pm, Martin Hall

LSU Classical will hold our wonderful Christmas concert on the 9th of December, joint with singers from LSU Sing. In this concert, we will enchant you with a delightful selection of music featuring heart-warming Christmas themes, The entire event promises to be a magical experience.

In addition to the mesmerizing music, we will also sell delicious refreshments and soft drinks and you will also have the chance to win our fantastic raffle prizes.

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Exhibition: Between Light and Shadow

20 November-15 December 2023, 12pm-2pm, Martin Hall Exhibition Space

An immersive and interactive experience of sculptural works challenging perceptions of reality. This exhibition by Yeshan Yang (School of Design and Creative Arts) provides an immersive and interactive experience of sculptures, such as cage-like structures that challenge viewers’ perceptions and the boundaries of reality.

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