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

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

Introducing: MSc Disability, Design and Innovation

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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

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

The Institute for Sport Business experience

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

#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

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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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