From Poland to Hope

Hello! My name is Izabela, I am 22 years old, and I am studying my last year of Psychology at Liverpool Hope University. Oh, and I forgot to say, I am an international Student, and I am from Poland! Why have I forgot to tell you? Because I feel here so like home and so…

From Nigeria to Hope

Hello, my name is Olufunmilola Abidemi Olowoyo from Nigeria, Africa. I am a first year MA Social Work student, and also a Student Ambassador at Hope. Moving to the UK for my postgraduate studies was a whole new experience for me because it was my first time in the country. It was a journey that…

The social life at Hope

One of the advantages to Hope being a smaller university is it is so easy to make friends, even just walking between lessons people will always stop and say hello. The campus itself is also well designed for socialising between lessons with beautiful outside space, often used by students in the summer months for picnics….

Studying at Hope

Hello! My name is Chloe Russell, I’m in my final year studying Primary Education with QTS (5-11), specialising in SEND. I chose to come to Hope as I really loved Liverpool in general. I went to many Open Days and Applicant Days and I found that the city was lovely and the uni itself was…

An insight into our Campuses

Beautiful, supportive, calm and proud are just some of the words I would use to describe the campuses at Liverpool Hope University. I have been studying at Hope for three years, and still to this day, I find myself being taken back by the beauty of our campuses. We are very fortunate here at Liverpool…

The student’s guide to self-care

During my time as a student, I noticed something very troubling; a lot of student’s take pride in the fact that they don’t look after themselves. Not all students, of course, but I’m sure you’ve all met someone who gets a laugh out of drinking six cups of coffee a day or always looks exhausted…

My experience of studying Psychology at Hope

My name is Vaishali and I have recently graduated from Liverpool Hope University with a degree in BSc Psychology (honours). One of the main reasons why I chose Psychology at Hope was because of how small the university and the department really was. Having a small department and cohort means that I really got to…

Getting your work/life balance just right

As part of National Work Life Week, Hope’s Student Development & Wellbeing team has shared several easy tips on how to get a good work-life balance, particularly now that studying has moved online and we all have to adapt to this new way of learning. Some days it can be difficult to find the motivation,…

Studying in the city

Liverpool, the birthplace of modern music, a hub for vibrant culture and home to the friendliest people in the world – the Scousers. But what is living in Liverpool really like for students embarking on an educational journey at Liverpool Hope University? You may already know so many of the fantastic locations our city has…

A student’s guide to Smithdown Road

Whether it’s for a quick coffee, brunch with your mates or a quiet evening meal – Smithdown Road is the go-to place for students. This lively hub for students escapes the fast-paced life of the city centre, while maintaining the warm atmosphere of Liverpool. We’ve put together this simple guide for some of the best…

Studying Primary Education with QTS in lockdown

My name is Daniel Shankland and I’m currently in my second year of studying Primary Education with QTS. Although the world is going through a trying time with the pandemic, Liverpool Hope University has not let that hinder our progression and development. Whilst we are all missing being on campus and having face to face…

The Chaplaincy are here to support you…

Hello! My name is Lilly – I work as part of the Chaplaincy team primarily based at Creative Campus. In 2018 I graduated with a degree in Theology, Philosophy and Ethics, studied at Hope Park Campus. I understand the difficulties of what it is like to be a student, and I empathise with the added…