So we really can say we are a super star institution, but what does this actually mean? The QS Stars rating system is an opt-in rating system for higher education institutions and unlike other ranking systems which compares the performance of different institutions, the QS Stars system rates a university entirely on its own performance.Read more
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
The Global Disability Innovation Hub (GDI Hub) research and practice center (based at London’s UCL) is enabling students for the first time to explore the multi-disciplinary field of Disability, Design and Innovation. Taught across three top institutions: UCL, Loughborough University London and the London College of Fashion, students will experience a fast-paced learning environment, whereRead 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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Are you looking to breakthrough to international markets? Apply
to attend our ‘Break Through to International Markets’ event by Friday 15 March 2019!
open evenings are a way of finding out more about your options once you have
completed (or nearly completed) an undergraduate degree.
us from 5-7pm on Thursday 14 March 2019
to find out about the postgraduate taught, research and enterprise
opportunities at Loughborough University London.
Recently Loughborough University London’s doctoral researchers celebrated journal publications by two of their own.
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.
Where to study for a postgraduate degree is a factor that many students face. In this blog we explain why we think London is the best student city!
Think you know everything about Loughborough University London? Here are some things you might not have known.
Loughborough University London is hosting the Academy for Design Innovation Management (ADIM) International Research Conference next summer 2019 (19-21 June 2019). This is being organised by Dr Erik Bohemia in collaboration with ADIM’s international partners, such as Hong Kong Polytechnic, OSLO Metropolitan University and Middle East Technical University.
Join us from 5-7pm on Thursday 15th November to find out about our postgraduate taught, research and enterprise opportunities.
If you are joining us this September, 2018, here is a checklist of things to keep in mind ahead of induction week.
Are you in the middle of writing your master’s dissertation? Here are some top tips to get your through it! Remember the deadline for 2018/19 full-time students to submit their dissertation is 10 September 2019.
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.
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
Are you considering studying for a postgraduate research degree? The UK Government has recently introduced a new loan for doctoral researchers to help fund a PhD.
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!
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.
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 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.
Loughborough University has once again been ranked in the top ten in the 2018 Guardian University Guide.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 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
Find out what happened when our students met their Collaborative Project partner organisations for the first time, and discovered their Collaborative Project briefs.
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
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
Last week, Vice Chancellor Professor Robert Alison caught up with an alumnus from Malaysia at Loughborough University London. This meeting marks the Vice Chancellor’s first meeting with a visiting alumnus to the London campus.
Our students and employers are invited to attend a creative and cultural industries networking event on Wednesday 11th May from 4:30pm-8:00pm at Loughborough University London.
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.
A city with numerous creative opportunities, design is one of the most popular subjects for students in London. The capital is truly alive with inspiration and top talent.
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.
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.
#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.
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.
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
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.