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,…

The epiphany that led me to Hope…

Tuesday 6th August at around 12:30pm was my epiphany moment. I had just got back from my second trip to Benidorm in the space of 7 weeks, and I had the blues. The most recent trip was to celebrate the return of my girlfriend who had just spent 8 weeks coaching football in Orlando, so…

Getting the most out of your university experience

Hi everyone. My name is Grace and I’m in my third year studying Media and Communication. I think it’s so important for students to get the most they can out of university, but sometimes it’s hard to find where to start. So, here are the ways I delved into university life. In my second year…

Taking the plunge and juggling life as a mature student

I’d always been quite studious and enjoyed my time at school, but circumstances meant that when I left school at the age of 16 (almost 20 years ago- shhh!) I didn’t go on to higher education and began working instead. I worked for the same company for 16 years but, although I was relatively happy,…