You’ve just arrived to one of the most popular cities on earth with a population of over 9 million residents, who collectively speak over 300 languages. London is one of the most ethnically diverse populations in the world. London’s food scene is as multicultural as its population, making it possible to whisk your taste budsRead more
Dr Adaku Jennifer Agwunobi is our first Black doctoral researcher to complete her PhD, and the first doctoral researcher to complete their PhD within the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. What’s more, Dr Agwunobi also completed her PhD in an impressive 2 years and 10 months – pretty exceptional, right?
In this blog, hear from Dr Agwunobi in her own words as she reflects on her PhD experience at Loughborough University London.
Loughborough University provides our students with an environment that encourages them to become innovators and leaders in their fields of study. In celebration of this, we wanted to highlight some recent notable achievements from our PhD students. Alan Brejnholt (Institute for International Management) Alan has had immense success recently with Sustainability. Published only justRead more
We asked academic staff, post-docs and PhD students from the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance for their book recommendations. Whether you are currently studying Politics and International Relations or just have an interest in these areas, keep scrolling to find out which books should be on your reading list. Hoffmann, Stanley (1967), ‘Heroic Leadership:Read 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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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us from 5-7pm on Thursday 14 March 2019
to find out about the postgraduate taught, research and enterprise
opportunities at Loughborough University London.
Thursday 7 March 2019, Universities from across the UK will be coming together
to raise awareness of staff and student mental health for #UniMentalHealthDay.
Recently Loughborough University London’s doctoral researchers celebrated journal publications by two of their own.
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
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.
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:
Think you know everything about Loughborough University London? Here are some things you might not have known.
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:
Join us from 5-7pm on Thursday 15th November to find out about our postgraduate taught, research and enterprise opportunities.
Loughborough University London is to collaborate with more than 30 respected national and international organisations for a project that challenges students to solve real business problems.
Applications to become a 2018/19 Student Ambassador are now open! If you’re wondering what the job involves or why you should submit an application, keep reading!
Student Ambassador applications for 2018/19 are now open! If you need some convincing, hear from Aris and his Student Ambassador experiences in this blog.
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.
If you are joining us this September, 2018, here is a checklist of things to keep in mind ahead of induction week.
Yasantha joined Loughborough University London from Sri Lanka, and is currently studying a master’s with the Institute for Digital Technologies. We asked Yasantha to tell us ten things that every student should know before starting a postgraduate programme at Loughborough University London. Keep reading to find out his thoughts.
Are you looking for ways to fund your postgraduate studies? One of our students, Julia shares her story on the Chevening scholarship and her experience at Loughborough University London.
Evaluating the full cost of postgraduate study can be a daunting process. We’re proud to make studying for a master’s degree easier than ever before through our generous range of scholarships and bursaries. Hear from our students about how receiving one of our scholarships has helped to fund their studies.
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.
Loughborough University has been ranked 4th in the 2019 Guardian University Guide, rising two places from last year!
Looking for some inspiration for things to do this upcoming long weekend? Here’s our top picks for what’s happening in London this Bank Holiday!
Have you completed PTES yet? Loughborough University London students are invited to take part in this national survey to feedback to us about your postgraduate student experience.
Last week, Loughborough was named University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018, as well as taking the top spot in the University Facilities and Giving Back categories!
Two of our Sport Business and Leadership MSc students recently participated in the Smart Stadia Hackathon hosted by Chelsea Football Club. Charlie share’s his experience of the event in this week’s blog post.
Making the decision to embark on a master’s programme can be daunting. You may be apprehensive about how you will fund your studies and would like to find out more about the opportunities available. In this week’s blog post, we take a look at what you might not already know about postgraduate study at Loughborough University London.
Our MSc Diplomacy, Statecraft and Foreign Policy student, Paul Ntulila, has been made an ambassador of the Snowdon Trust.
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.
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.
Loughborough University has been named the best in the country for its student experience, the UK’s leading publication on higher education, the Times Higher Education (THE) announced today.
Last month, our Programme Director for MSc Sport Business and Innovation, Dr Allan Edwards, visited New Delhi to talk about our programmes and research opportunities.
Last month some of our students attended a Hackathon in central London. One of our students, Zamira, tells us about the event.
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
Loughborough has retained its position as the best university in the world to study sports-related subjects in the global 2018 QS higher education league table.
This week’s blog post is written by our Student Ambassador, Immy, who shares her top tips for things to do and see in London when living on a student budget…
Last month, Loughborough University London was the lead academic partner for the UK leg of the Sports Analytics World Series, the first of seven global events over the next 12 months. A number of our academics spoke on panels at the conference, whilst our student ambassadors worked tirelessly to support the event. One of our ambassadors, Joel, attended the event and has provided an insight into the day.
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!
Loughborough University London and Chelsea Football Club are delighted to have formed a three-year strategic partnership that will see the two organisations work together on research, internships, player aftercare and engagement activities.