23-27 September 2019 The new academic year is fast approaching, which means all of us at Loughborough University London are looking forward to welcoming a new cohort of budding students onto our inspiring postgraduate campus on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. We know that as much as this fast approaching date can stir up excitement forRead more
The Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDI Hub) research and practice center (based at London’s UCL) is enabling students for the first time to explore the multi-disciplinary field of Disability, Design and Innovation. Taught across three top institutions: UCL, Loughborough University London and the London College of Fashion, students will experience a fast-paced learning environment, whereRead more
For 4 days during December, I attended Loughborough University’s first Sprint Women’s Development Programme. I participated in various activities and presentations, met brilliant women from my campus, and learnt more about myself than I thought I would (or could) in 4 days! Though the name suggests otherwise, the Sprint Women’s Development Programme has nothing toRead more
Dr Ida Telalbasic, Lecturer within the Institute for Design Innovation, delivered a Masterclass on Service Design for Entrepreneurship: Tools, Methods, and Approaches for Venture Creation at the Techcelerate Programme for Imperial College London. For the third year in a row, Dr Ida Telalbasic has delivered a Masterclass on Service Design for Entrepreneurship to post-doctoral researchersRead more
London is a city of many opportunities, and students in London for a limited time should make use of the city as much as they can.
In this blog, Anterleena, an MSc Design Innovation student, tells us about her experience on the Collaborative Project. The Collaborative Project is a module all of our master’s students undertake as part of their studies. The module includes working on a brief set by a real business or organisation and developing solutions which are then pitched back to the company at the end of the module. Hear Anterleena‘s experience below.
Come along to the Future Space every Tuesday during term time for the weekly discussion group called ‘The Discussion Group’. The Discussion Group 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 5-6pm onRead more
Loughborough University London is hosting the Corruption, Rent-Seeking Behaviour and Informal Practices in Institutional Contexts Workshop on Thursday 11 June 2020.
In this blog, Hakeem Omolewa, an MSc Security, Peace-building and Diplomacy student, depicts his recent experience hearing from Tahir Aziz (Director of the South Asia Programme at Conciliation Resources) as part of as part of a session entitled NGO Involvement in Peace-building: The Case of Kashmir.
Last week, students from the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance at Loughborough University London met Tahir Aziz, South Asia Programme Director at Conciliation Resources.
The Institute for Sport Business are conducting a social network analysis (SNA) of funders, organisers and implementers in the Sport for Development (SfD) and Olympic Movement (OM) networks in Africa and Europe. The project is funded by the Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) and is being conducted in partnership with Loughborough University London (Dr Steve Swanson, Dr Holly Collinson, and Professor James Skinner) and the University of Johannesburg (Professor Cora Burnett-Louw). This survey asks you to indicate your professional relationships and identify roles within the SfD sector.
It’s not long to go now until we welcome our new students for the 2019-20 academic year! If you’re joining us next week, take a look below at some of the things to tick off of your Registration Week checklist: Have you completed online registration? Before you arrive, you must ensure that you have completedRead more
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
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
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
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
On Thursday 4 July 2019, Dr Kun Fu and, Dr Tao Zhang (Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship), Professor Mathew Hughes (School of Business and Economies, Loughborough University) and Ms. Elizabeth Nyeko (Modularity Grid) led a dialogue workshop with stakeholders to understand the drivers and impact of energy business model innovations. The workshop was a full-dayRead more
Dr Andrea Geurin has joined the Institute as a Reader and will be taking up the role of Programme Director for our Sport Marketing MSc. Dr Geurin previously worked at New York University as the Academic Director of Graduate Programs. Prior to this, Andrea worked at Griffith University as a Senior Lecturer, and holds aRead more
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
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
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
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
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
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
Dr Kun Fu, Elizabeth Nyeko, Professor Mathew Hughes and Dr Yogachandran Rahulamathavan lead a project supported by the JOINT Fund that aims to improve our understanding of the current energy business context under the influence of digital technologies, and the role of key stakeholders in the energy ecosystem. This research project explores their experiences ofRead more
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
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 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
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
Dr Yang Zhao (Lecturer within Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship) and Dr Rohit Dasgupta (Senior Lecturer and Programme Director within the Institute for Media and Creative Industries) share the progress of their research project. The research is on the ‘Digitalisation advantage: Harnessing the power of digital innovations to improve healthcare access’, supported by the JOINTRead more
As part of the JOINT Fund initiative, Dr Emily Hayday leads research that intends to better understand the perceptions, attitudes and experiences of key stakeholders towards social impacts through/within Esport. This blog shares the progress of the research so far: Aims of the project This research is being undertaken by the Institute for Sport BusinessRead more
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
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
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
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
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
In March, the first 10 projects funded under Loughborough University London’s innovative JOINT Fund came together to share their progress. Each week we will be posting this year’s projects on our blog. The first blog is Dr Philipp Kern’s who is investigating management challenges of Multinational companies (MNCs) emerging from developing nations. Multinational companies (MNCs)Read more
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Dr Nicola Chelotti, Lecturer from the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance, has written an article for The Times to highlight the EU views on Brexit following the House of Commons votes on a number of Brexit issues last week. The piece was created as part of the Economic and Social Research Council project, 28+Read more
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
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Thursday 7 March 2019, Universities from across the UK will be coming together
to raise awareness of staff and student mental health for #UniMentalHealthDay.
Loughborough University London alumna, Lindsay Kim has written a blog on the wide range of opportunities at Here East and London!
Recently Loughborough University London’s doctoral researchers celebrated journal publications by two of their own.
Thirteen universities will come together on Wednesday 20 March 2019 to run the UK’s biggest Venture Crawl.
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
Dr Tim Oliver and Dr Andrew Brinkley have given their advice on how to Brexercise in The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Brexit blog.
For those currently studying in the UK or for those intending to come to study in the academic year 2019/20, here is some advice and guidance on post-Brexit.
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.
Where to study for a postgraduate degree is a factor that many students face. In this blog we explain why we think London is the best student city!
Do you need some ways to get into the festive spirit? Here are some things you can do to celebrate Christmas in London this December:
Professor Helen Drake, Director of the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance, has shared her thoughts on French President Macron and the violent street protests that have emerged recently.
Earlier this month, the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance held an event entitled ‘Is London Calling Brexit?’. In this blog, Dr Tim Oliver provides some details of the event.
Think you know everything about Loughborough University London? Here are some things you might not have known.
Dr Anna Grosman, Lecturer (US eq. Assistant Professor) within the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Loughborough University London, has recently released a new publication in Journal of World Business entitled ‘Lost in translation? Corporate governance, independent boards and blockholder appropriation’.
With just one month to go until this year’s London Graduation ceremonies, here are some things eligible graduates need to know ahead of #LboroGrad2018:
Loughborough University London is hosting the Academy for Design Innovation Management (ADIM) International Research Conference next summer 2019 (19-21 June 2019). This is being organised by Dr Erik Bohemia in collaboration with ADIM’s international partners, such as Hong Kong Polytechnic, OSLO Metropolitan University and Middle East Technical University.