Loughborough College celebrates International Women in Engineering Day
Loughborough College is set to celebrate 2018 International Women in Engineering Day and is marking the outstanding achievements of its female students, including on the pioneering space programme.
Established in 1909 as the Loughborough Technical Institute, after more than a century the College continues to be an education leader in engineering and is proud to support the annual event - which helps to highlight the amazing opportunities available to women in the industry -by paying tribute to a ten-strong College female engineer ‘hall of fame’.
Loughborough College rose will join national living commemoration
Students have come together to ensure a rose from Loughborough College will join a national living commemoration to the dangers of prejudice and discrimination.
More than 1200 white roses fill the Memorial Gardens at the National Holocaust Centre and the A-level History students’ rose will be planted alongside them, bearing their dedication: ‘In memory of those taken through hate. Remain forever in our hearts.’
Top culinary names and young chefs cook up success at Loughborough College event
Top culinary names joined forces with students from Loughborough College to cook up success at a high-profile guest chef evening.
Rob Kennedy - who has cooked for HM the Queen, Alan Paton, Adam Lestrelle, Ana Paula Oliver and Dez Turland lined up with College Hospitality and Catering lead Darren Creed, lecturer Julie Eldridge – recently seen on Channel 4’s Bake Off, The Professionals – and 18 young chefs to produce a spectacular seven course menu for 62 diners at the Radmoor Restaurant.
Parliament launch for new publication featuring Loughborough College
A new publication featuring initiatives from Loughborough College has been launched at the Houses of Parliament.
The Association of College’s ‘Mental Health and Wellbeing’ was introduced at a major event in Westminster and drew praise there from leading politicians including Skills Minister Anne Milton and Peter Kyle MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Further Education and Lifelong Learning.
World Champion sprinter joins record numbers at Loughborough College Flames event
World champion sprinter Sophie Hahn MBE joined more than 300 children from local primary schools and 250 sport students who gathered to make this year’s Loughborough College Flames Festival the biggest ever.
The highlight of a morning packed with outdoor physical activities was a very special relay which gave every child from six schools in the area the chance to run with the 1948 Olympic torch bequeathed to Loughborough College by Cdr Bill Collins - who organised the torch relay for that year’s London Games and taught athletics at the College.
Loughborough College students see legal system in action on court visit
Students from Loughborough College have been given the chance to see the legal system in action – including a glimpse behind the scenes.
A visit to Leicester Magistrates Court not only provided Public Services students with an opportunity to bring their law lessons to life by observing a range of cases but also to hear first hand from magistrates and even take a seat on the bench.
State of the art machine latest boost for Loughborough College engineering
Loughborough College has welcomed an enhancement to its engineering facilities set to boost training and prospects for students and apprentices.
A leading edge milling machine is the latest addition in ongoing investment and development in the area and part of a strategy to support science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at the College.
“At Loughborough College we are committed to ensuring we provide the opportunity for our students to work with equipment which is at the forefront of the industry.
Loughborough College Dom’s Cup charity tribute returns to help raise awareness
A Loughborough College charity event paying tribute to former student Dominic Sullivan is set to return.
Last year’s inaugural ‘Dom’s Cup’ honoured the teenager, who died in October 2016, and will once again aim to raise awareness of mental health issues amongst young people, with funds raised supporting national UK charity Papyrus - dedicated to the prevention of young suicide - as well as Ashmount School.
Twickenham invite sees Loughborough College rugby women play on hallowed turf for crowd of thousands
After a stunning victory which saw Loughborough College women’s rugby named 2018 Rosslyn Park national champions, the team has played for a crowd of 55,000 as the World Rugby Sevens Series visited Twickenham Stadium.
The winning squad was invited to play on the hallowed turf during the HSBC London Sevens to reward their achievement in taking the major title, after beating Hartpury College in the March final of the annual National Schools Sevens competition - which sees 7,000 boys and girls compete in the largest event of its kind in the world.
Loughborough College students gain insight into exciting global service with Royal Navy
Loughborough College Public Services students have been gaining a first hand insight into serving across the world with the Royal Navy Reserves.
During a packed day with HMS Sherwood, the 16-strong group heard about exciting opportunities to join ships all over the world and were offered a glimpse of training for a range of scenarios, including emergency recovery and self-defence.
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