Best views in Liverpool this summer

Nothing beats a summer sunset for the gram or a snapchat selfie against a sweeping urban view. Get the best backdrops in the city by heading to these locations! There’s breathtaking panoramas, world famous skylines and stunning green spaces all in one magnificent city. Liverpool CathedralWhere is it?: City centreWhat is it?: Arguably the best…

Enjoying the quieter side of Liverpool

We know not everyone likes to be on the go all the time, so we wanted to show the chill side of the city as well. Packed full of museums, art galleries, theatres and history, if you want to experience the slower side of the city check out this blog for what’s on, when it’s…

Attractions in Liverpool this summer

If you can’t make a specific event, never fear! Liverpool is always ready to entertain and show you a good time. Whatever your interests from live music, shopping, culture or sport, there really is something for everyone.  Check some of our top places to visit across the city and what’s on at each of them.  …

What’s on – summer events

Events in Liverpool this summer There’s always something happening in Liverpool, but in the summer our city really comes to life! Whether it’s making the most of better weather, lighter nights or just celebrating a specific event, summer is the time to be in and around Liverpool. We’ve pulled together some of the highlights of…

Personal Statement and UCAS Application tips

Writing a Personal Statement and completing a UCAS application may seem like an overwhelming task. So, to help make the process as smooth as possible we’ve put together some handy tips. What you should research Courses Entry requirements Location University Facilities Social aspects Visiting universities on Open/Applicant Days How can I find out the information?…

Staying at Hope

Hello! My name is Kaya Essor and I am a final year student studying Education BA (Hons). The reason I chose to study at Hope was because I had heard so many good recommendations about Liverpool and was interested in the joint honours programmes the university had to offer. Due to this, I applied to…

Living in Liverpool

As someone who comes from Gibraltar (which is significantly smaller), being in a big city like Liverpool was something I really looked forward to. I’d heard about how exciting and wonderful it was from people who visited, but I also felt so small in such a large place at the start. It got some getting…

Tips for staying productive over the winter break

While the winter break provides us with a much-needed rest and some well-deserved lie ins, and general laziness, the reality is that the uni workload doesn’t seem to get the memo. Unfortunately, most of us will have some form of work due in the new year and it can be difficult to stay productive during…

A guide to work placements

Ever thought about doing a paid work placement during your time at Hope? They are a great way to complement your studies – read on to find out more. Here at Hope, we have a dedicated Careers & Employability team, which offers support in everything from CV writing and network building to closing skills gaps…

Top 3 wellbeing tips for beating the ‘winter blues’

So, it’s officially wintertime in the UK after the clocks went back, meaning dark nights at 4:30pm, even darker mornings, and let’s be honest, the weather’s not great either which studies have found can impact people’s mental health immensely. Whether it’s the upcoming financial stress of Christmas or essays due before the holidays, us students…

Nightline

What is Nightline? Nightline is wonderful service, that is run by students for students. The team are there to listen and provide information to all Hope students, whether you’re based at Hope Park, Creative Campus, Aigburth Park, or are a non-residential student. Nightline focuses on five key principles: – Confidential: Complete confidentiality is upheld at…

Returning to education as a mature student

Hope graduate Kate talks about her experience of being a mature student at Hope, and offers advice for learners who are looking to return to education. How did you find being a mature learner? At first completely daunting, I suppose like any new challenge you set yourself however, for me I guess I was focused…