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

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

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

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

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

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

Break Through to International Markets

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Are you looking to breakthrough to international markets? Apply
to attend our ‘Break Through to International Markets’ event by Friday 15 March 2019!Read 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. Read more

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:Read more

Celebrations of research

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Recently Loughborough University London’s doctoral researchers celebrated journal publications by two of their own. Read more

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. Read more

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.Read more

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.Read more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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