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.Read more

Celebration of Learning Communities awards evening takes place on campus

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On the 10th July 2018, Loughborough University London hosted a Celebration of Learning Communities event which included all of this year’s Inspiring Success workshop attendees and our Postgraduate Employability and Achievement Award winners. The event marked the achievements of the two groups of learners. The evening included a speech delivered by Loughborough University Vice Chancellor,Read more

The Conversation – Is the EU subsidising autocracies? Hungary and the rise of the ‘illiberal’ model

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Gerhard Schnyder, Reader in International Management at Loughborough University London’s Institute for International Management has written an article for The Conversation: Is the EU subsidising autocracies? Hungary and the rise of the ‘illiberal’ model. Discussing illiberal democracies and the European Union, the article shares interests with our Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance’s research. The full article isRead more

SAP Company Visit

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Our students from the Institute for Sport Business had the opportunity to visit SAP Headquarters in Feltham, London, and experience a unique and innovative corporate environment for a whole day. Take a read of Leonidas’ blog post to find out more about the site visit. Read more

Inspiring Success employability workshop series

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We’re launching our employability workshops as part of our Inspiring Success programme this month. Our Inspiring Success initiative is designed to provide employability support and funding for unemployed or underemployed graduates from the East London Growth Boroughs of Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.Read more

Lecture – Understanding the ‘other’ with heart [+ mind]: The role of empathy in design research

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As part of the MA/MSc Design Innovation programme, Professor aladin aladin will be delivering a lecture at Loughborough University London to discuss the role of empathy in design research, and will explore how to incorporate the heart and mind in the research process. In advance of the lecture and workshops taking place at 10am on Monday 16 April 2018, Professor aladin has provided the following blog post as an introduction to the discussions.Read more

Venture Crawl 2018

This week’s blog post has been written by our student, Alex. Find out more about her experience of Venture Crawl 2018; a unique 12-hour tour of London’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Read more

International Women’s Day 2018

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Thursday 8th March is International Women’s Day 2018. This year’s theme is #PressforProgress. To recognise the campaign, in today’s blog post we are celebrating the work and stories of some of our inspirational female researchers. Read more

Collaborative Project Show 2018

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A Loughborough University London project, which challenges students to help solve real problems set by a wide variety of organisations, was celebrated at an event last week. On Thursday (1 March), staff, students and company partners heard the outcomes and achievements of the latest Collaborative Project module ahead of its completion this spring. The Master’s initiative, whichRead more

Visit to Wembley Stadium

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This week’s blog post is from one of our Chevening Scholar’s, Gabriela. She recently visited Wembley Stadium as part of her Sport Business and Leadership programme and has written about her experience of the trip.Read more

Collaborative Project Show 2018

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On 1st March, the Collaborative Project Show will bring together students, staff and our organisation partners to witness the outcome of this year’s Collaborative Project briefs. Read more

LU Arts: Remembering the 1947 partition of India

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Loughborough University London and Radar – LU Arts’ contemporary programme that commissions artists to respond to academic research – are co-hosting an event to mark the launch of a £1m project that examines the 1947 Partition of India and its influence on community identity in the UK.Read more

How to survive #LboroGrad2017!

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Our second ever graduation ceremony is nearly upon us! On Thursday 14th December at 11am, nearly 400 Loughborough University London students will formally receive their certificates inside Here East’s stunning Theatre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. If you’re one of them, here’s 10 tips to prepare you for your special day!Read more

The new PhD loan – what we know so far

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The UK Government has recently announced that it will introduce a new doctoral loan for PhD students beginning their studies in the 2018-19 academic year.

Though the specifics have not yet been finalised, this is what we know so far:Read more

1 July Coffee Morning

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Come along to our coffee morning on 1st July to receive a tour of our stunning campus and hear from current students and staff about the postgraduate opportunities available at Loughborough University London.Read more

A Sport Business and Leadership visit to Wimbledon

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You may remember from a blog by John a few months ago that our Sport Business and Leadership students visited Wimbledon in their first term! This time, we have student Simon give his opinion of the visit for the Sustainability and Leadership module. A short walk from Earlsfield station at 9am brought all of the SportRead more

Student Paul on Deaf Awareness

This week we celebrate deaf awareness in the UK. Paul Ntulia, a student of diplomacy at our  campus in London,  is a well-known name at our campus and within the deaf community, too.  After completing his Master’s degree next year, Paul would like to study for a PhD or work as a diplomat, with the ultimateRead more

UK Government confirms funding for EU students for 2018

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The UK Government has confirmed financial support for EU students starting courses in the 2018–19 academic year. The decision means that EU students applying for an undergraduate or master’s course at an English university will continue to have access to student loans and grants, even if the course concludes after the UK’s exit from the EU.Read more

Collaborating with Loughborough University London

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Back in March, our campus opened its doors for an event designed to enlighten and explore the ways businesses and organisations can get involved with Loughborough University’s London journey; whether that be through partnerships, the Collaborative Project module, dissertations etc.Read more

A visit to Wimbledon

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Back in December, Sport Business students visited Wimbledon/ the All England Lawn Tennis Club as part of their Sustainability and Leadership for Sport Organisations module. Sport Business and Leadership students have been spoilt with their visits to sports organisations in their first semester at Loughborough University London, with visits to UK Sport, Twickenham, and more.Read more

Top 10 Tips for Attending a Careers Fair

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Careers fairs are a powerful resource for networking and information gathering about companies and their current job vacancies.  They can be a great opportunity to talk to representatives from organisations that you might like to work for or a chance to find out more about different job sectors. To help you make the most outRead more

Collaborative Project – West Ham United Foundation

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Anak Na Bangxang, a Sport Business and Innovation student documents his Collaborative Project group visit to their project partner, West Ham United Foundation, at their office in London. Anak’s team were tasked with the brief: What value does West Ham United Foundation provide to West Ham United Football Club? and they visited the organisation to learn moreRead more

Aditi plays in the South Asian Football Federation Cup

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November marked three months since I took on my role as a Global Student Ambassador for Loughborough University London, which started with my first official trip to India to represent the University and share my experiences of studying and working for them. As my colleague and I were in the last leg of our trip,Read more

A visit to GB Hockey at Bisham Abbey

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MSc Sport Business and Leadership students recently had the exciting opportunity to visit Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre. Major highlights of the visit include learning about the leadership philosophies of CEO Sally Munday and Women’s Assistant Coach Karen Brown, fresh off their gold medal performance at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. The full-day visit wasRead more

Collaborative Project – North Highland

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Though students have now completed their Collaborative Project module, we have lots still to tell you about it! Yi Jin, a Design Innovation Management student documents her group’s visit to the North Highland office in London. Many of the students visited their project partners in November to get a better feel for the company andRead more

5 reasons why you should study an MRes

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What is an MRes? An MRes is a Master of Research degree. An MRes places emphasis on the individual to uncover new knowledge and develop their own research expertise whereas a traditional taught master’s degree programme focuses on the development of expertise in a chosen area. An MRes explores the research processes, and uncover theRead more

A visit to the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst

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MSc Sport Business and Leadership students recently had the opportunity to visit the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst. The day was filled with a variety of activities including academic sessions and talks delivered by academy personnel on leadership from a military perspective. Students also had the unique opportunity to take part in a special sessionRead more

Collaborative Project Students Experience New Ways of Seeing

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This term, Collaborative Project Group 6 enjoyed the visit of LSE Emeritus Professor aladin aladin. He introduced students to an interestingly unusual approach to market and customer research for business and innovation: a combination of critical ethnographical observation and neuroplasticity (brain science). Students had the chance to experience a ‘contextual immersion’ through a guided explorationRead more

A Guest Lecture by Alex Coulson, Executive Director of Sport Industry Group

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A Sport Business and Innovation student, Winnie, describes Alex Coulson’s guest lecture for the Institute for Sport Business. Alex Coulson works as Executive Director for Sport Industry Group which promotes business across the sport sector, bringing the industry together through a series of events, editorial content and a network of influential figures from across the British and international sporting landscape.Read more

Guest Lecture by Rongtian He, PA to Aston Villa FC Chairman

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Current Student Ambassador and Sport Business and Innovation student, Anak, has written a blog post depicting what he learnt and enjoyed about Rongtian He’s guest lecture. Rongtian is a Loughborough University alumnus who currently works as a Personal Assistant to Tony Xia, the Chairman of Aston Villa Football Club.Read more

Prototyping Week

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This time last week our students were busy creating prototypes for their Collaborative Projects. The students had a schedule combining lectures, seminars, and group work in order to create a model to show to the project partners, module leaders, students and various others who will attend the Collaborative Project Trade Fair on December 13th. WithinRead more

Flamingo Group

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Felicity, studying Sports Digital and Media Technologies, a student ambassador for Loughborough University London and a Loughborough Alumni has shared her experiences of the Collaborative Project Partner visits that took place at the start of November. Flic’s organisation partner is Flamingo Group and they have visited Loughborough University London on multiple occasions.<Read more

Collaborative Project – West Ham Foundation

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Last week most of our Collaborative Project students paid visits to their Collaborative Project Partner’s offices or headquarters to get a real feel for what the businesses and organisations were all about. Owen, a student who visited West Ham United Foundation’s premises has told us about his experience visiting West Ham United Foundation.

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Vice-Chancellor discusses moving to 6th in the ‘Table of Tables’

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Vice-Chancellor Robert Allison shares his thoughts on Loughborough University rising to 6th in the Times Higher Education’s Table of Tables. “The Times Higher Education magazine recently published its annual ‘Table of Tables’, which ranks the UK’s top universities based on the combined results of the three main domestic league tables – the Times and Sunday TimesRead more

Collaborative Project – Blaze

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Collaborative Project Site Visits Today, many of our Collaborative Project students are visiting their project partners at their offices. Visits are being made to Blaze, North Highland, Crate Brewery, Digital Skills Solutions, Department for International Trade hosted at China-Britain Business Council (CBBC), HeyBigMan!, Foster & Partners, Two Circles, Active Newham. Our students have also hadRead more

FREE* VeloStudio session

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Take control of your fitness with a FREE* VeloStudio session.

Mix up your training regime in Lee Valley VeloPark’s indoor cycling studio. Whether you want to get race ready or improve your fitness there’s a range of sessions; choose from CoreStart to PowerFitness.Read more

What is Postgraduate Study?

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The Associate Dean for Teaching, Professor Wilfred Dolfsma, and the Associate Dean for Research, Professor Ahmet Kondoz, have come together to explain what it means to be a postgraduate, and what is meant by the term ‘postgraduate study’. Understanding Postgraduate Study There are two main types of postgraduate study options available: postgraduate taught master’s programmes and postgraduateRead more

Women’s Sports Week 2016

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This week celebrates Women’s Sports Week 2016. From October 3rd – 9th people across the country are championing the right of every female in the UK to participate in, and benefit from, sport. The aim is to raise awareness and increase the profile of women’s sport across the UK. Our PhD student, Jacky Mueller, has created a blog forRead more

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