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

James Skinner Discusses Therapeutic Use Exemption in Elite Sport

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The recent revelations about the use of TUEs (Therapeutic Use Exemption)* in elite sport has raised a number of interesting questions. Professor James Skinner responds to some of these issues. *A TUE is special permission to use a prohibited substance or method for a legitimate medical condition. What was your reaction to seeing the WADARead more

Phil’s Journey from Loughborough to London

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Former VP for Action, Phil Jenkins studied BSc Sport, Health and Exercise Science at Loughborough University, before joining Loughborough University London last September to complete a master’s in MSc Sport Business and Innovation.<Read more

Answers for EU students

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EU Blog PictureLast week, the University held an open session with the Vice Chancellor, to talk about the EU Referendum with current staff and research students.Read more

Canalside Offers: Tuck In!

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If you haven’t heard about Canalside in regards to our London campus then where have you been? The waterfront retail destination is just a short walk from Loughborough University LondonRead more

First PhD Studentship Allocated

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One of our students, Jacqueline Mueller, from Germany, has been allocated one of  the twenty-five prestigious PhD studentships given to prospective Loughborough University London PhD students starting in September 2016.Read more

Students give their thoughts on MSc Sport Business and Leadership at Loughborough University London

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Students share their views on the learning experiences provided as part of the MSc Sport Business and Leadership programme at Loughborough University London. Locations include Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre and UK SPORT, which are just two of the site visits organised as part of the curriculum. Other site visits include Google HQ, The Royal Ballet and The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. For more information about this programme, please visit: lborolondon.ac.ukRead more

Studying at the UK’s premier University for Student Experience

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Siddharth Kohli, MSc Sport Business and Innovation student, reflects on his experience as a postgraduate student at Loughborough University London, the UK’s Number 1 University for Student Experience. Very few things compare with studying at a world-class University in an iconic city. Throw into the mix a campus on the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park inRead more

The pros and cons of the new UK Postgraduate Loans Scheme

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If you’re considering postgraduate study with the financial backing of the new UK Government Postgraduate Loans Scheme, then this blog is for you. We wanted to give you an honest assessment of the new Loans Scheme to help you make a well-informed decision about your studies.Read more

Siddharth’s Student Vlog

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Hear what MSc Sport Business and Innovation student Siddharth has to say about our University and his experience so far of studying in London.Read more

A day trip to Whitstable

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Imran Sabdullah, one of our Design students, reflects on his day trip to Whitstable, a seaside town in South East England served by regular trains to London.Read more

Assessment Awareness Week

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Monday 23rd November to Thursday 26th November is Assessment Awareness Week at the London campus. The aim of this week is to raise awareness of the required academic skills of Postgraduate level study at Loughborough University London, as well as promoting the support services available to all students.Read more

Mia’s first days on campus

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Design Innovation student Mia Vucic describes her first few days with Loughborough University London. So I have finally arrived in London; the city of countless opportunities, creative spirits, cultural diversity, new trends, high competition and great motivation. Monday 21st of September 2015 was my first day on campus and my first day back into education. Walking toRead more

Tickets go on sale for LSU London’s first Christmas Ball

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LSU London have announced the first Christmas Ball will take place at Tiger Tiger, Picadilly Circus next month. The ball will be a fantastic opportunity for current students to dress up and celebrate their first few months with Loughborough University London. Event: LSU London Christmas Ball Venue: Tiger Tiger Date/Time: Wednesday 9th December, from 7pmRead more

Fostering Innovation Culture in Sport Business

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Prof. Ben Corbett, Programme Director of ‘MSc Sport Business Innovation at Loughborough University London delivered a special lecture at Seoul National University, Korea last month.

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#workingwith Bespoke Beverages

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Last week, Bespoke Beverages visited the campus to introduce themselves to their dedicated project group and demonstrate how their company source and produce the world’s rarest and most expensive coffee.<Read more

Introducing our #Workingwith_____ series

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#Workingwith____ is a dynamic, new blog series documenting current students’ experiences working with real businesses and organisations as part of the interdisciplinary study module, the Collaborative Project.<Read more

My student journey so far

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Federico Vaz, one of our newly appointed Institute for Design Innovation programme reps reflects on his first few weeks at Loughborough University London.Read more

Collaborating with City-Insights

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One of the industrial partners that our students working with are City-Insights. The company has developed a mobile internet platform delivering a location based user experience. As part of the Collaborative Project module, students were asked to look at the platform and explore its function as a digital place maker in  areas of London.
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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

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Take a look at these photos featuring some of our students. They were taken around the iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the vibrant heart of a new East London. Keep an eye out for some of these photos in our prospectus!Read more

Exploring Hackney

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A group of our students recently visited Broadway Market and the Hackney Haute Quarter. Here’s what they got up to!Read more

What’s your idea?

Our new postgraduate campus will be opening in the heart of London’s innovation quarter on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in 2015. Find out what it’s like to study here!Read more

The Collaborative Project

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Last week, our students were introduced to the Collaborative Project module. This exciting module brings together a cross section of students from every institute, to address a real business or social problem provided by a genuine industry partner.Read more

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