Category: PhDSSN diary

PhDSSN diary

PhD Laser Quest

“First, I will find you and then I am going to zap you” Quote of the day! Laser Quest was the flagship PhD SSN event for Doctoral Researchers in Loughborough University. The event was subsidised for students and tickets got sold out in advance!! The event gave students some fun-filled exciting moments and an opportunity […]

PhD Soup Kitchen

“If you can cry from onions and still have a smile on your face, you are a talent!” Quote of the day! PhD SSN collaborated with Action Soup Kitchen for the second time to cook for homeless people on Sunday. There were all new faces in the church kitchen and they were in full action: […]

PhD Only Action Soup Kitchen

“Research on cooking is not that easy”Quote of the day! PhD SSN collaborated with Action Soup Kitchen section to cook in the church for the people who may need food. It was great to see PhD students getting together and get hands dirty in the kitchen. We prepared the enchiladas as main dishes and cheesecake […]

PhD Awards After-Party

“Who will win the Cricket World Cup: England or India? Quote of the day! We had the big day for all PhD students: The PhD Awards and massive thanks to our Doctoral Researcher President and Vice President (Leah and Hugh) for organising the Award event. With 3D printed awards and plenty of pizzas, singing and […]

Games Night

“Times up’ – people came to play and came to win. It was so much fun when people started to get competitive. Everyone was checking the timer and became quite excited when the timing came to an end” Quote of the day! Tonight, at the Graduate House, we took time off PhD to play games. […]

Sunday Beach Volleyball

“If you cannot smash the life, smash the ball then” Quote of the day! This event was one of the popular events organised by PHDSSN at the Beach volleyball court (behind Holywell Fitness Centre). We enjoyed the sunshine, met new friends, kicked the sand and smashed the volleyball! We grouped into 4 groups randomly and […]

Action Soup Kitchen

“Cooking can be easy” Quote of the day! Soup Kitchen is one of the popular action projects running all over the year, which the PhDSSN is collaborating with. We met together and cooked the dishes for the people in a church. A designated recipe is followed but we could expand it with our thoughts. It […]

Pub Crawl Night

“Pints without research topics” Quote of the day! The event consisted of visiting several pubs around the Loughborough town centre, starting from Paget Arms to Generous Briton, Swan in the Rushes to the Orange Tree. This event was designed for meeting new friends across the different departments in the Loughborugh Doctoral Researcher’s community. We had […]

Keep Calm PGRs and Go Dog Walking

“Dogs melt my heart” Quote of the day! The event at College Garth Rescue Kennels was the PhDSSN first Action event collaborated with LSU Action. We walked rescue dogs at the local kennel. This was a fantastic way to have a break from work, have a nice walk around the area with some adorable doggies […]

Easter Egg Hunt

“Going back to childhood, finding the eggs” Quote of the day! Landscaping and Gardening Society Shed (LAGS) and Cook ‘n’ Bake Society are working together with PHDSSN on a FREE and fun Easter Egg Hunt. All are welcome, but we want to extend a special welcome to those with families! Feel free to come along […]