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…

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…

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…

Top tips for dissertation students

After nearly three years of studying, your degree is almost in sight. But there’s just one thing left to do… your dissertation! With proper planning, writing your dissertation can actually be pretty straightforward – and most students really enjoy writing theirs. We’ve put together some handy tips to help you ace your biggest piece of…

Avoiding homesickness and loneliness

When you start university or return back to your studies, it’s natural to feel homesick or even a bit lonely at times. Here are some tips on what you can do to avoid feelings of loneliness, how you can get connected with the Hope community, and where to find help if things start to get…

Making the most of our libraries

From self-service check-out machines to a new wellbeing collection, there are some brand new updates to our library…and we’re about to tell you all about them. Opening hours During term time the Sheppard-Worlock Library is open from 8:30am-10pm weekdays, and 9am-10pm at weekends.The Creative Campus libraries are open 9am-5pm weekdays (except Wednesdays), when the Cornerstone…

Personal Statement tips & tricks

A personal statement is a huge part of your university application. It’s your chance to impress universities, and show them that you have the skills, experiences and qualities necessary to study at their institution. In short, it’s an opportunity for you to really show off! What to talk about The most important thing to remember…