Is a Masters degree for me?

Whether you are coming to the end of your undergraduate degree or thinking about re-entering the world of university, you may be considering doing a Masters degree. This can be a big decision, so here’s a few things to consider along the way: The Benefits Increased Employability – Masters degrees are often highly regarded by…

What kind of accommodation do I want to live in?

When applying to university it is also essential to think… ‘What kind of accommodation do I want to live in?’ There are a few things to factor in and consider, so here is a little helper guide! Living on campus vs commuting? I found moving into halls of residence was the best way for me…

Second Year Placement Blog

Back in university this week since the first week of December… you might be wondering why? I’ve been on teaching practice for 8 weeks! I’m Hannah, a Primary Education student here at LHU, and I’m in my second year. In first year, we had a 6-week long placement, and this year was the same teaching…

Run through the decade

My name is Charlotte McCrea and I am a student currently studying psychology at University. Even though I am fascinated by how the brain works and how individuals behave, I have recently taken a feel for running. I was never a sporty kid and always looked a little podgy, which isn’t a complaint because I…

How to meet new people at uni

Hello all 🙂 Whether you’re moving away to a new city or you’re rolling out of bed to go to a local university, you might be wondering how you’re going to settle in and make friends. Well, to help you do just that we’ve put together this handy guide! First thing’s first Before you even…

Graduating from Liverpool Hope

Graduating at the Metropolitan Cathedral with my mum next to me, in a country we never dreamed of going to, with a distinction in a course I never thought I would be able to enrol in, having had a year I could have never even conceived, was a completely surreal experience. After losing my father…

Student finance explained…

With student finance applications expected to open soon, a simplified run-down of everything you need to know might make the whole process a bit easier. So, here goes… First of all, to avoid any confusion, there are TWO types of student finance: Tuition Fee Loan – this pays for your course fees Maintenance Loan –…

8 ways you can save the planet

One of the things that we’re hearing a lot about in the media recently is climate change. Evidence is showing that global temperatures are rising at a level that just isn’t sustainable for the environment, and sadly it’s because of human activity. Yes, it does sound scary and you may be wondering what you can…

Generation of Dream Makers and Risk Takers

Even the best, most thought out of future plans take surprising detours. As we grow up, we are taught to dream and to live out our lives expectantly for the future. Somewhere along the way, I fear this dream-like nature has been lost and instead has become a cold hearted approach to making a way…

Look after #1 this Christmas

Christmas is one of the most exciting times of the year, but it’s also a time that can leave us feeling exhausted and drained. So to combat that, we’ve put together some handy tips to help you make the most of the university break, and to keep your well-being in check. 1. Be prepared During…

Hope’s Christmas Lights Switch On 2019

Tonight, I went to the Christmas Light Switch On after work. I work at Our Place, and with the Open Day on there were lots of new faces around! A lot of people were asking me about the university, such as life in halls, settling in, and if I knew their course. One girl was…

Eating out in the city

Crust Crust on Bold Street is a must for pizza lovers. It’s a great place to get together with friends to share a pizza and with loads of options such as organic or even a black base, there’s something for everyone! You can even create your own, or if pizza isn’t your think the menu…