Learning at Work Week 2021: Working in times of the pandemic: protecting meaning & wellbeing

20 May 2021 11:00am–12:00pm

Online via Teams

In this interactive lecture Eva Selenko will draw on (own) research and empirical data on what makes meaning and well-being at work, how Covid related changes might have impacted and what can be done to protect meaning and well-being. The session will allow for small group exchanges, a sharing of experiences and ideas, and a q&a session in the end.

Branch Members only: International Women’s Day: UNISON Lunchtime Keynote: Getting to ‘yeh’ without feeling ‘meh’

11 March 2021 11:30am–12:30pm

Virtual

We all have lots of ideas to make our work and personal lives better.  Yet, putting these ideas into practice, can often be difficult, particularly if we lack the skills and confidence to act on them. 

LGBTQ+ History Month: The love that dare not speak its name: LGBTQ Love Poems Through The Ages

25 February 2021 11:00pm–11:30pm

Virtual Event

In his poem ‘Two Loves’ of 1892, Lord Alfred Douglas—the lover of Oscar Wilde—famously described homosexual love as ‘the love that dare not speak its name’. However, literary history shows that in fact, quite the opposite was true. If we search through poetic anthologies, we will find endless examples of such love daring to ‘speak […]

Learning at Work Week: Powerful goal setting for banishing stress

9 October 2020 12:30pm–1:30pm

Online

Life – both inside and outside of study and work – can be a source of pressure and stress. However, the good news is that we can better manage the stress that comes our way if we know how.

Learning at Work Week: How to improve the feedback you give and receive

8 October 2020 12:30pm–1:30pm

Online

Every day, every conversation, every interaction includes feedback.

At Loughborough, as part of coursework assessments, performance and project reviews, we try our best to communicate with each other about what works and what doesn’t.

Learning at Work Week: Sleep, wellbeing and mental health

7 October 2020 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online

This session will examine connections between sleep, wellbeing and mental health.

“Sunny Hunny” Summer Coach Trip 2019

27 July 2019 9:00am–5:00pm

Tower’s Way, Loughborough

Families, couples and singles alike will find plenty to do in the quaint town of Hunstanton in Norfolk. With its striped cliffs, acres of sand and clear, shallow water, Hunstanton offers lots of attractions for all ages. You will find a number of colourful seaside attractions including beach front amusements, a fun fair, bowling alley and much more. Come join us on Saturday 27th July 2019 at 9am.

A Talk with Bali Rai

16 May 2019 12:30pm–1:30pm

MHL.0.07, Martin Hall, Loughborough University

Special interview and reading with Leicester born Author Bali Rai. Bali is a writer of young adult novels and is an ambassador for The Reading Ahead programme, and was BookTrust’s sixth online writer-in-residence. His book ‘ Killing Honour’ won the North East Teen Book Award.

Future Feelings: A Workshop on Orientations to ‘the future’

15 May 2019 2:00pm–4:00pm

Martin Hall MHL.1.17a/b

Drawing on examples from film, literature and art – and the experiences of participants – this workshop will consider different ways of thinking and feeling about the future.

Climate Change and Racism: A Workshop

15 May 2019 12:30am–1:30pm

WAV.0.37, Wavy Top, Loughborough University

Climate change is definitely (finally some might say) in the news headlines. In this session, you will have the chance to talk, and listen, and gather ideas, and develop your thoughts.