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…

The benefits of studying at a campus based university

Living on campus or staying at home may be a decision that you can only make once you’ve visited a university. However, if you haven’t had a chance to visit any yet (especially due to the current Covid-19 circumstances) I thought I’d share my thoughts about the many benefits of studying at a campus based…

Balancing downtime and study

I will definitely not forget my first year of university! It has been jam-packed with all the important rites of passage and a global pandemic that forced learning to go online… Today I wanted to give you some of my top tips to balancing your study time and your downtime now that we’re all working…

Why I chose Dance

I’m Emma, a first-year dance student and here’s a few reasons why I chose to study Dance at Liverpool Hope. The main thing that made me choose Dance at Hope is because you can combine it with another subject. I chose Physical Education. It allowed me to study my two favourite subjects alongside each other….

Ways to maintain good mental health while in lockdown…

Hi, I‘m Melissa, I am currently studying Childhood and Youth with Social Policy. This semester at Hope has been different than any other. Staff had big changes to make with very short notice, and for us as students the academic year ended very abruptly. However, regardless of all the upheaval, Penny and her team has…