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Current Students and Staff

21 June 2024

Join the LU Arts Student Team as a photographer or technician

In today’s employer marketplace, the ability to be creative is increasingly important. LU Arts aims to provide you with skills and experience that will help you stand out from the crowd.

21 June 2024

Real-time General Election media analysis: ‘Mansplaining’ dominates the media election

‘Mansplaining’ has dominated the Media Election so far, with male voices and opinions being front and centre in political party coverage.

20 June 2024

Come and Sing Day 2024

鶹ֱ University Choir and Peckleton Church invite staff and students to join them and learn to sing, with a concert at the end of the day.

20 June 2024

Searle secures Wimbledon wildcard entry

鶹ֱ tennis prodigy Henry Searle will compete in the singles main draw at this summer’s Wimbledon after being granted a wildcard entry by the All England Club.

20 June 2024

鶹ֱ University for Students and Academics at Risk Group (LUSARG)

We are pleased to announce the launch of the 鶹ֱ University for Students and Academics at Risk Group (LUSARG).

19 June 2024

Behind the scenes: School of Design and Creative Arts students on their journey to the Degree Show

Every year the final-year students in the School of Design and Creative Arts (SDCA) put together a final collection to be shown in the Degree Show.

19 June 2024

Why legacy media brands still matter in the UK’s ‘social media election’

For decades, the front pages of newspapers have documented iconic campaign moments. Now, many think that the internet (particularly social media platforms) is where an election is won or lost. Some have even dubbed this year’s general election the “TikTok election”.

18 June 2024

鶹ֱ-led climate programme receives £57m funding boost

A 鶹ֱ University led climate programme will continue to carry out “transformative” work until 2030 – after receiving a £57m boost from the UK government.

18 June 2024

鶹ֱ Sport and Bottle Up enter new partnership

鶹ֱ Sport and 鶹ֱ University have partnered with sustainable bottle producers, Bottle Up. 

18 June 2024

Donate unwanted items in the 鶹ֱ community

The Community Warden Team are running a collection drive to gather remaining food and toiletries that are left over at the end of the academic year.

18 June 2024

Active Together events to be held on 鶹ֱ campus

鶹ֱ University will host two sporting events later this month which will affect various areas of the 鶹ֱ campus.

17 June 2024

New information security training launches

The new mandatory information security training, in partnership with KnowBe4, is now live. KnowBe4 is the world’s largest provider of security awareness training and offers bite-sized modules and interactive content.

17 June 2024

An update on car parking at the 鶹ֱ campus

Following the implementation of the new car parking system, we have been continuously reviewing how it is working and where we have experienced any improvements or challenges.

17 June 2024

Upcoming internet outages

On Thursday 20 June, there will be a couple of brief internet outages between 7am and 8am while IT Services carry out essential maintenance to upgrade our campus firewalls.

17 June 2024

Think Human exhibition invites broad audiences to discover a world designed for people

鶹ֱ University is launching an interactive exhibition that showcases the diverse ways that Ergonomics and Human Factors make our lives better, safer and more inclusive.

14 June 2024

鶹ֱ study finds potential conflict with new window technologies

A 鶹ֱ University led paper has found a “possible conflict” between the advancement in new window technologies and their goal to be more carbon neutral.

14 June 2024

Opportunities for 鶹ֱ University staff and students to get involved with culture and faith societies

Among the many societies and groups within the 鶹ֱ community, there are many culture and faith societies that provide a space for staff and students to engage with their beliefs.

14 June 2024

Real-time General Election media analysis: Conservatives dominate press and TV coverage in week two of campaign – thanks to Sunak’s D-Day gaffe

Collectively the press has taken “a plague on both your houses” approach during the election campaign so far, but this week it is the Conservatives, not Labour, who have received more negative newspaper headlines.

14 June 2024

Special General Assembly: Potential partnership with KSA

On 6 June, an extraordinary meeting of General Assembly was held to provide an opportunity for staff to find out more about the University’s potential partnership with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and to ask questions and share views.

14 June 2024

Get involved in DigiLabs by joining a new Special Interest Group

The DigiLabs project will enable our students to develop the skills and knowledge to become future fit for the world of work where digital skills, data analytics, virtual and augmented reality play a key part, and ensure they can benefit from artificial intelligence and machine learning to support future technologies.

Decommissioning of JISC Online Surveys V2

Jisc Online Surveys v2 (www.onlinesurveys.ac.uk) will be decommissioned on Wednesday 31 July 2024. Existing surveys in v2 will be deleted.

Posted by Sasha Dosanjh on Friday, 21 Jun 2024 at 15:50

Participants needed - echocardiography study

How do blood pressure and body fat percentage affect your cardiac function? We are seeking participants for a MSc research project that investigates how blood pressure and body fat percentage impact diastolic and systolic function assessed through echocardiography.

Posted by Dahui Wi on Thursday, 20 Jun 2024 at 9:13

Active Together Summer Championships - Thursday 27th June 2024

The School Games Summer Festival will return to 鶹ֱ University on Thursday 27th June 2024. This event will see up to 850 young people from across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland come together to take part in a range of County Finals.

Posted by Paige Nuttall on Thursday, 20 Jun 2024 at 8:00

Calling for Participants (Intervention Study on Cross Education of Strength)

We are still recruiting participants to participate in our unique intervention research, which exploring the mechanism of cross-education of strength from neuromuscular physiology perspectives. What is Cross-Education of Strength? Cross-education of strength is a phenomenon where training one limb can lead to strength gains in the untrained, opposite limb. This fascinating effect has potential applications in rehabilitation, sports training, and overall fitness improvement.

Posted by Nur Khairunisa Binti Abu Talip on Monday, 17 Jun 2024 at 9:44

Final-year students graduating this summer – action required

Important information regarding your student IT account and email

Posted by IT Services on Monday, 17 Jun 2024 at 8:00

Special Assessment Period (SAP) revision sessions

Dedicated mathematics support sessions will be held for the Special Assessment Period (SAP) in the Mathematics Learning Support Centre.

Posted by Manisha Mistry on Wednesday, 5 Jun 2024 at 10:49

Participants Recruitment for a Study on Pakistani Cousin Marriages in the U.K.

I am currently looking for participants for my PhD project “Transnational Cousin Marriages among Pakistani Diaspora in the U.K.” This study aims to explore the lived experiences of couples who are married to their 1st or second cousin. Either they were born in the U.K. and married to a cousin from Pakistan or, born in Pakistan, married to their cousin in the U.K. and migrated to the U.K. to join their partner.

Posted by Rafia Arshad on Wednesday, 29 May 2024 at 8:15

Participants Needed - physical activity and sedentary behaviour research

How do physical activity and sedentary behaviour affect your immune and hormonal systems under stress? We are looking for participants to participate in a research project here at 鶹ֱ university that investigates how physical activity and sedentary behaviour affects your immune and hormonal systems under stress.

Posted by Callum Young on Wednesday, 15 May 2024 at 14:39

Is your child starting Reception?

Do you live in England? Is your child starting school this September? Share your views about children starting school and the challenges they may face.

Posted by Laura Valadez-Martinez on Wednesday, 8 May 2024 at 15:58

LUMotorsport Launch 2024

LUMotorsport, 鶹ֱ University's Formula Student Team, is excited to invite staff and students to the launch of the 2024 challenger, LFS24.

Posted by Adam Burke on Wednesday, 8 May 2024 at 8:45

Decommissioning of JISC Online Surveys V2

Jisc Online Surveys v2 (www.onlinesurveys.ac.uk) will be decommissioned on Wednesday 31 July 2024. Existing surveys in v2 will be deleted.

Posted by Sasha Dosanjh on Friday, 21 Jun 2024 at 15:50

Decommissioning of Cisco telephone system

The IT project to migrate users to the Microsoft Teams Phone service will be completed at the end of July.

Posted by IT Services on Thursday, 20 Jun 2024 at 11:04

Participants needed - echocardiography study

How do blood pressure and body fat percentage affect your cardiac function? We are seeking participants for a MSc research project that investigates how blood pressure and body fat percentage impact diastolic and systolic function assessed through echocardiography.

Posted by Dahui Wi on Thursday, 20 Jun 2024 at 9:13

鶹ֱ University Nursery Telephone Number Change

The contact number for the LU Nursery will be changing on the 25th June 2024.

Posted by Steve Powell on Thursday, 20 Jun 2024 at 8:59

Active Together Summer Championships - Thursday 27th June 2024

The School Games Summer Festival will return to 鶹ֱ University on Thursday 27th June 2024. This event will see up to 850 young people from across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland come together to take part in a range of County Finals.

Posted by Paige Nuttall on Thursday, 20 Jun 2024 at 8:00

Calling for Participants (Intervention Study on Cross Education of Strength)

We are still recruiting participants to participate in our unique intervention research, which exploring the mechanism of cross-education of strength from neuromuscular physiology perspectives. What is Cross-Education of Strength? Cross-education of strength is a phenomenon where training one limb can lead to strength gains in the untrained, opposite limb. This fascinating effect has potential applications in rehabilitation, sports training, and overall fitness improvement.

Posted by Nur Khairunisa Binti Abu Talip on Monday, 17 Jun 2024 at 9:44

Research & Innovation Culture 'Ambitions'

Following consultation with members from the R&I community, the Research and Innovation 'Ambitions' that resulted from these discussions are now ready to be shared with the wider community and we welcome any comments through an MS form. This data is being collected anonymously, solely for the purpose of informing the development of a research and innovation statement for the University and in line with the University privacy notice for staff.

Posted by Joseph Bou Nassif on Friday, 14 Jun 2024 at 13:46

Online survey - Co-Manage - Supporting self-management at work

We would like to invite you to complete up to three online surveys to inform our future design and development decisions for Co-Manage.

Posted by David Maidment on Thursday, 6 Jun 2024 at 8:00

Train the Trainer

We currently have a few spaces left on our Train the Trainer Cohorts as per the information below. You must be able to attend all 3 days of the cohort as specified in the details below.

Posted by Sally-Anne Taylor on Wednesday, 5 Jun 2024 at 8:25

Participants Recruitment for a Study on Pakistani Cousin Marriages in the U.K.

I am currently looking for participants for my PhD project “Transnational Cousin Marriages among Pakistani Diaspora in the U.K.” This study aims to explore the lived experiences of couples who are married to their 1st or second cousin. Either they were born in the U.K. and married to a cousin from Pakistan or, born in Pakistan, married to their cousin in the U.K. and migrated to the U.K. to join their partner.

Posted by Rafia Arshad on Wednesday, 29 May 2024 at 8:15