Sport Business and Leadership student helps with Homeless Rugby Charity

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Sport Business and Leadership MSc student, Nao, has recently been interviewed by the Sport Management Hub about his work with Homeless Rugby, a non-profit organisation that builds strong partnerships between rugby clubs and local homeless charities to help create positive sporting opportunities. In the article, Nao first expressed his love and passion for Rugby: IRead more

JOINT Fund series: The #Lollybin Part 2

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Supported by the JOINT Fund initiative, Dr Vicky Lofthouse (Senior Lecturer, Institute for Design Innovation) and Dr Debra Lilley (Senior Lecturer, Loughborough Design School) co-created the #Lollybin – a coffee cup recycling method. The #Lollybin resulted from a JOINT fund project, which drew on user-centred research and stakeholder analysis to identify, design and test behaviouralRead more

First Future Innovation Sports Tech Global Series held in London

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On Friday 28 June 2019, academics from the Institute for Sport Business took part in the first ever Future Innovation Sports Tech Global Series in London. Over 500 industry experts from UK joined together at Stamford Bridge, home to Chelsea FC, to discuss future global sports innovation and esports. The conference covered three tracks: Fan,Read more

JOINT Fund series: Build a bike challenge

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On 4 July 2019, 30 organisations at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) district took part in Loughborough University London’s ‘Build a Bike’ charity challenge, in partnership with Bikeworks. This event was supported by the JOINT Fund scheme and organised by Dr Anna Grosman, Lecturer in Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Fiona Meeks, Institute for Innovation andRead more

JOINT Fund series: The Fair Energy Mark 2

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As part of the JOINT Fund initiative, Dr Laura Santamaria, Lecturer within the Institute for Design Innovation, leads the ‘The Fair Energy Mark’ campaign to address and raise standards in the energy sector by design. This is part two of her research project. Earlier this year, we at Loughborough ran workshops with the local community atRead more

Public speaking: you either hate it or you love it!

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In this blog, we hear from current student Selsabil, who recently attended a public speaking workshop run by our careers and employability team. Public speaking: you either hate it or you love it! But we all have to do it. Good public speaking skills allow us to engage audiences, grab the attention of decision-makers, and win clients.Read more

Applications for Chevening Scholarships 2020/21

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We are pleased to announce that applications for 2020/21 Chevening Scholarships and some Fellowships will open Monday 5 August 2019. Chevening is the UK’s government’s flagship international awards programme aimed at developing global leaders since 1983. It is funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and partner organisations. Chevening provides two type of awardsRead more

JOINT Fund series: The Fair Energy Mark 1

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As part of the JOINT Fund initiative, Dr Laura Santamaria, Lecturer within the Institute for Design Innovation, leads the ‘The Fair Energy Mark’ campaign to address and raise standards in the energy sector by design. In 2017, Hackney Citizens set to win justice for those in debt because of fuel poverty*, and as a responseRead more

The Student Ambassador Experience

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We spoke with current Sport Business and Innovation MSc student, Anush, about his experience as a Student Ambassador at Loughborough University London. Each year we recruit enthusiastic students with a passion for Loughborough University London at the start of each academic year. Our Student Ambassador scheme allows students to work alongside their studies on tasksRead more

Alumni support recent graduates at mentoring event in London

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On 6 June, eight alumni visited Loughborough University London to meet with recent graduates and current students to offer support, advice and conduct speed-interviews. Organised by the Careers Network and Alumni Engagement teams, they worked with alumni from a variety of industries to provide real-life interview experiences for 2018 graduates and current Loughborough University London students. The event opened with a panelRead more

Union Cup Victory

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Between 7 June and 9 June 2019, Sport Business and Leadership MSc student, Nao, played in the Union Cup, Europe’s largest LGBT+ inclusive Rugby tournament. The Union Cup is the European non-professional LGBT+ inclusive rugby competition that takes place every two years in a different location. This year, 45 teams from fifteen countries over EuropeRead more

Current trends across the Sport Business education sector

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Professor James Skinner and Professor Aaron Smith, Institute for Sport Business, discuss some of the current and emerging trends that are driving change and new opportunities across the Sport Business education sector in the Sport Business Professional last week. With the sport business industry growing rapidly, the education sector is rising to meet its needs.Read more

Loughborough ranked in top five again in Guardian University Guide 2020

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Loughborough has retained its top five ranking in the 2020 Guardian University Guide, taking 4th place for the second year running. The national league table, published today (Friday 7 June), ranks the country’s 121 universities by scoring each institution on a range of aspects of university life, including how satisfied students are with their courseRead more

5 things to look out for this June!

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Diplomacy, Business and Trade MSc student, Kyle, has written this blog on 5 things to look out for this June! #1 The Queen’s Birthday Parade Trooping the Colour marks the Queen’s official birthday celebrations. Tomorrow (Saturday 8th June 2019), join crows of spectators in St James’ Park or along The Mall. There will be aRead more

ISB Careers Symposium

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In March, the Institute for Sport Business welcomed students, industry partners and alumni onto our campus for the first Institute for Sport Business Careers Symposium. The Careers Symposium was developed by the Institute for Sport Business to give students and alumni the opportunity to interact with industry professionals and to expand their knowledge and network.Read more

JOINT Fund series: The #Lollybins

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The JOINT fund initiative has supported Dr Vicky Lofthouse (Senior Lecturer, Institute for Design Innovation) and Dr Debra Lilley (Senior Lecturer, Loughborough Design School) to co-create the Lollybin – a coffee cup recycling. We are a bit excited about our new bins… Coffee.  We in the UK love it.  But coffee has a problem.  AroundRead more

The first Institute for Sport Business doctoral researcher completes PhD degree

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Qi Peng joined the Institute for Sport Business in 2015 and became the first Doctoral Researcher to successfully complete a PhD degree earlier this month. Qi’s PhD, entitled The Institutional Change Process in the Chinese Sport Sector: An Organisational Analysis on the Chinese Football Association Reform examined the impact of policy changes on sport organisations throughRead more

Things to do in London this Summer!

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Now it is Summer Term and the weather is getting better (we hope), it is a good opportunity to go out and enjoy the best of London before the academic year is over! Diplomacy, Business and Trade MSc student, Kyle, has written this blog on some things you can do in London in the upcomingRead more

JOINT Fund series: This Woman Does!

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As part of the JOINT Fund initiative, Dr Holly Collison and Dr Ksenija Kuzmina share their progress on their ‘Women in the Workforce: Exploring working women’s relationship with physical activity and exercise’ research. Aims of the project: The objective of this study is to better understand the relationship and experiences working women have with physicalRead more

Recent graduate named Young Woman of the Year 2019

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Alumna Zamira Abassova has recently been named Young Woman of the Year 2019 by Women on the Move Awards for her work with The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network (TERN). The Women on the Move Awards aim to recognise and celebrate the inspirational leadership and exceptional contributions of migrant and refugee women to UK society. Zamira moved from ArmeniaRead more

PTES 2019

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Are you a master’s student at Loughborough University or Loughborough University London? Make sure to complete the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) by 14 June 2019! The Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) is a national survey which gives postgraduate taught students the opportunity to give feedback to us about your experience at Loughborough University orRead more

Landmark book critically challenging intersections of sport, education and corporatisation

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A new co-authored book, Sport, Education and Corporatisation: Spaces of connectivity, contestation and creativity (Routledge, 2019), has recently been released by Dr Geoffery Kohe (School of Sport & Exercise Science, University of Kent) and Dr Holly Collison (Institute for Sport Business, Loughborough University London). Sport, Education and Corporation specifically examines strategic political and economic alliances formedRead more

The Conversation Club

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Come along to LDN.103 every Thursday during term time for the weekly discussion group called ‘The Conversation Club’. The Conversation Club is open to all students and provides an opportunity to meet new people, debate a variety of interesting issues and to practice and improve your speaking and listening skills. Between 6-7pm on Thursdays, theRead more

Deadline approaching for 2019 Community Donations Fund applications

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The Loughborough University London Community Donations Open Fund will close for applications on Tuesday 30 April 2019. The purpose of the Open Fund is to support the social, educational, cultural and physical wellbeing of people living close to the Olympic Park. Organisations and groups based near the Olympic Park are invited to bid for upRead more

Life as a Loughborough University London student

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Diplomacy, Business and Trade MSc student, Kyle Paisley, has written this blog on his life as a Loughborough University London student. A week at Loughborough University London tends to be a busy one. My week revolves around balancing lectures, group work, sporting activities and maintaining a social life. Depending on the time of year, IRead more

Postgrad Awards

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FindAMasters and FindAPhD  have launched the Postgrad Awards to honour and reward excellence in postgraduate teaching, supervision, learning and research. FindAMasters and FindAPhD want to reward exceptional people whose dedication, determination and passion for their work is outstanding! The award categories are: Master’s teacher of the year PhD supervisor of the year Master’s student ofRead more

Why are Roma also hated?

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Dr Aidan McGarry, Reader in International Politics within the Institute for International Governance and Diplomacy, has written an article on ‘Why are Roma also hated?’ in partnership with The Conversation. Roma are one of the most marginalised and persecuted groups in Europe, and anti-Roma attitudes are on the rise. In many societies, it is perfectlyRead more

Introducing: MSc Disability, Design and Innovation

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The Global Disability Innovation Hub is delighted to announce the launch of a brand-new master’s degree, delivered in partnership with UCL, Loughborough University London and the London College of Fashion. The Disability, Design and Innovation MSc is a flagship programme for the newly established Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDI Hub), which brings together world-leading expertiseRead more

3D Printing Workshops

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On Wednesdays this April, come along to our campus between 3pm-5.30pm to find out more about 3D printing at the ‘Neighbourhood: can we 3D print the future east London?’ workshops. We’ll be using 3D printing pens to draw small buildings, objects and text by layering shapes onto a map of the area while holding informalRead more

PRES 2019

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Are you a Doctoral Researcher at Loughborough University or Loughborough University London? Make sure to complete the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) by 17th May 2019! PRES is a national survey conducted by institutions across the UK and globally.  The survey allows you to provide feedback about your experience which helps us to keep doingRead more

Loughborough University London – Annual Review 2018

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2018 was a year of notable achievements and memorable moments for the Loughborough family. Take a look below at some of our most notable achievements from Loughborough University London over the year. University of the Year Loughborough University was named University of the Year for the second time – the first university in the historyRead more

This year’s Venture Crawl 2019 breaks all records

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Last week, thirteen universities came together to run the UK’s biggest Venture Crawl. Eight buses transported 300 students around London on routes designed to stimulate entrepreneurial skills, creative thinking and action. Universities that took part in the event include King’s College London, UCL, London South Bank University, Brunel University London, The University of Westminster, LoughboroughRead more

A day in the life of a student

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Security, Peace-Building and Diplomacy MSc student, Selsabil has written this blog on a day in the life of a Loughborough University London student. They say a week is a long time in politics. It’s the same for me, being a student in the Institute of Diplomacy and International Governance at Loughborough University London. For oneRead more

Collaborative Project Show 2019

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On Tuesday 5 March 2019, students, staff and senior representatives from each partner organisation came together to celebrate the outcomes and achievements of the latest Collaborative Project module. In its biggest and most ambitious year to date, the Collaborative Project module saw postgraduate students from across the campus work in 166 multi-disciplinary teams to deliverRead more

The Institute for Sport Business experience

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Ahead of the Institute for Sport Business Careers Syposium on Friday (22 March 2019), we caught up with Arnav, a Sport Business and Leadership alumnus, to find out more about his experience studying an Institute for Sport Business programme. Tell us a little bit about yourself and your year at Loughborough University London I movedRead more

University Mental Health Day

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On
Thursday 7 March 2019, Universities from across the UK will be coming together
to raise awareness of staff and student mental health for #UniMentalHealthDay.

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LSU London

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Loughborough Students’ Union London (LSU London) is an organisation run to ensure that our students have the best possible experience whilst studying here. LSU London have had a number of changes recently, so we have written this blog to explain a bit more about them and what they do:

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Chinese New Year celebrations in London

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Chinese
New Year is only a week away, falling on the 5 February 2019! We want everyone to have the most enjoyable and
memorable celebrations, so here are a few ways to celebrate Chinese New Year in
London.

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Exam Survival tips

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Are you in the middle of revising for your January exams? Continue reading this blog for some exam survival tips to get you through it.

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EduMAP Final Conference

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EduMAP (Adult Education as a Means to Active Participatory Citizenship) is a Horizon 2020 research project focusing on adult education among young adults at risk of social exclusion.

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Inspiring Success

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Inspiring Success is an annual, two-part initiative, designed to provide employability support and funding for unemployed or underemployed graduates from Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.

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Trends in fitness

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Dr Ksenija Kuzmina (Institute for Design Innovation) and Dr Holly Collison (Institute for Sport Business) have worked with Sport England and the Loughborough University student community to identify areas where the sport industry could encourage women to be more physically active and engaged in sport.

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New Age Job Market: A Sophisticated Hunt?

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Zamira is a Student Ambassador and Chevening scholar who recently completed her studies at Loughborough University London. In this blog, Zamira offers her advice on the new age job market and how digital knowledge is key in today’s globalised world.

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