Olympian offers insight for Loughborough College rising sport stars
Olympian and world championship medallist Martyn Rooney has been offering an insight into life as an elite athlete as part of a Loughborough College programme which backs rising sport stars on their road to success.
The sprint superstar shared experiences from his athletic career at a specialist workshop for the College’s Talented Athlete Support Scheme (TASS) Dual Career Programme, which helps balance academic study with high performance sport.
National hat trick in sight for winning Loughborough College hair stylists
Winning hair stylists are eyeing a national hat trick for Loughborough College.
After scooping first place in a College head to head, four students are a step closer to competing at the Association of Hairdressers and Therapists 2020 national final – and taking a top spot for Loughborough College for the third year in a row.
Natasha Gilbert was judged best in the barbering category while Briony Duffy and Abbie Hayes received the accolade for, respectively, Blow Dry and Evening Style. Imogen Fletcher led the Fantasy field with her creation.
BBC TV joins Loughborough College for Children in Need fundraiser
BBC TV arrived at Loughborough College today to join an exciting tech-inspired fundraiser for Children In Need.
Donations climbed as more than 1000 students got the chance to try a state of the art photo booth, mix their own electronic music, go head to head at E-sports, turn pit crew with a quick tyre change challenge and line up for some hovercraft racing.
Meanwhile, students donated to take their revenge on tutors who cringed as they were pelted with wet sponges and screamed as their leg hair was waxed away.
Another multiple award-winner for Loughborough College film maker
A Loughborough College engineering technician whose films have already received more than 100 accolades from across the world has been telling students about his road to success – and his latest multiple-award winner.
Less than a month after its premiere, Keith Large-produced 'The Champ of Champs' has already been named as winner in competitions in New York, Los Angeles and Europe.
Loughborough College graduate bound for Tokyo Games
A Loughborough College graduate is bound for Tokyo after being selected as a referee for the 2020 Paralympic Games.
Daniel Headley, who studied for a BA (Hons) in Sports Management with the College, is set to join colleagues from across the world in Japan next summer to officiate across team, pair and individual fixtures at the Ariake Gymnastic Centre, Koto City, on behalf of the Boccia International Sports Federation.
Students lead Armistice Day remembrance at Loughborough College
Silence fell across Loughborough College this morning in remembrance of those who have died in conflict.
Public services students stood to attention and representatives from Leicestershire Police, Leicestershire Fire and Rescue, the Royal Navy, the British Army and the Royal British Legion were joined by Nicky Morgan and Charnwood Borough Council leader Jonathan Morgan as the College came together for an Armistice Day service introduced by Chief Executive John Doherty and led by Revd Chris Taylor.
UK top spot for Loughborough College mathematician Jennifer
A Loughborough College student has achieved the top score in a nationwide maths challenge.
After going head to head with 1500 mathematicians from across the country, Jennifer Hu was awarded full marks in the 2019 UK Mathematics Trust Mathematical Olympiad for Girls.
At the end of her first year at Loughborough College Sixth Form, Jennifer achieved A* in her Maths A-level and, still only 17, is now studying for a A-levels in Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry with the College.
New police officer Leandra returns to Loughborough College to help offer training insight
Newly-qualified police officer Leandra McCurry has been helping to offer Loughborough College public services students an insight into training for the service.
Leandra talked about her journey from College public services student to police officer and was joined by Leicestershire Police colleague PC Thomas, who shared information with the 50-strong group on routes into the force.
Recycling insight sparks Loughborough College environmental initiative
Students have been offered a vital insight into recycling which has sparked a Loughborough College green initiative.
A wide-ranging talk for College engineers, electrical installation and motor vehicle students by Emma Hailes and Jake Clarkson from leading UK recyclers Electrical Waste not only supported learners’ course work but is also set to pave the way for hundreds of students and staff to positively impact the environment.
Loughborough College supports Teen Tech for region’s first ever festival
Loughborough College joined Maggie Philbin OBE and Teen Tech for its first ever festival in the county.
The national organisation, which was founded by the television and radio presenter, held their inaugural event at the Morningside Arena in Leicester to inspire school children with science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) activities and to encourage them to learn more about courses and careers in science.
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