Livin’ It Lufbra Series: Get Involved

Loughborough refreshers

To coincide with the start of the 2015/16 term we’re launching our Student Living Blog Series: Livin’ It Lufbra, helping you get involved and get the most out of your uni experience!

Our Student Living Blog Series: Livin’ It Lufbra is aimed at helping you get the most out of your uni experience, be that at work, play and everything in between!

Once a month we’ll bring you the best student events, deals and offers in and around Loughborough, as well as updates and useful tips and tricks to help you keep ahead of the curve and up to date about what’s happening in Student Loughborough.

Episode 1: Get Involved

This week is ‘arrivals week’ for new Loughborough students and, as such, see’s the official start of Freshers Fortnight 2015! If you haven’t made your way over to the Loughborough Students’ Union Website yet we suggest you do so ASAP and familiarise yourself with the various union reps so you know who to look out for in your first couple of days.

To save you some time, you can watch the Official LSU Freshers Introduction 2015 video below.

Freshers is designed to help you get stuck in and meet new people right from the get-go. So don’t be afraid to get involved, immerse yourself in uni life and have fun!

Upcoming Student Nights & Events

Freshers Fortnight 2015 is jam-packed with great events and nights out to give you the best introduction to life as a student in Loughborough. Highlights this week include:

It's a knockoutIt’s a Knockout

When: Wednesday 23rd & Thursday 24th , 1-3pm
Where: PEC Rubber Crumb
Price: FREE to play


Welcome Party loughborough universityOfficial Welcome Party with Verne Troyer

When: Thursday 24th, 9:30pm – 3am
Where: TBC
Price: £3.50 entry


Treasure Hunt loughborough universityExploring the Hidden Campus – Treasure Hunt

When: Friday 25th, 1-5pm (join anytime)
Where: Union Lawn
Price: FREE


Complete LSU Event listings, including more details about the above events, can be found here.

Top Student Deals & Offers

Each month we’ll bring you our top pick of current student deals and offers to save you the time and effort of having to trawl through google yourself! You’re welcome…

StudentBeans – Moving-in Deals

Moving in can be expensive, not to mention stressful, and you’re bound to have forgotten something! But don’t worry, Student Beans have got your back with some awesome moving-in deals.

Loughborough Taxis – 10% Off All Fares

Getting to know your way around a new place can be confusing, and sometimes public transport just adds to the mess! So, to help you find your way in the first few days (without breaking the bank) Loughborough Taxis are offering 10% off all fares for all students. Just flash your student card to the driver.

The Cedars Hotel – 20% Off Accommodation

To help your move go as smoothly as possible, and to save your parents a few bob, The Cedars Hotel, situated less than 10 minutes (by car) away from the university, are offering 20% off accommodation for all students, family and friends.

MoneyMagpie – Student Paintball Competition

To celebrate freshers, MoneyMagpie have teamed up with Paintballing Ltd to offer you the chance to win a gift-voucher which includes a full-day’s entry for five people (enough time for eight to ten games), full equipment hire, lunch (at participating venues) and your first 100 paintballs free!

What better way to get to know you new housemates?! The competition is open until 6th October and winners will be announced the next day.

If you’re in desperate need of student accommodation in time for the start of term contact us now! We still have a few rooms available in great houses across Loughborough. Check our availability now.

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Andrew Chell can be contacted as follows:

Phone: 01509 552814
Mobile:07769 684800
Email: [email protected]

Office: 66 Ashby Road, Loughborough LE11 3AE