My Favourite Place in Liverpool: Liverpool’s Royal Court

Over the road from Lime Street sits one of the best theatres in the city and my favourite place in Liverpool right now, The Royal Court. Not only does it showcase some of the funniest scouse shows you’ll ever watch, but the work the company does to give back to the city is probably the…

Support available after graduation at LJMU

Graduation might feel like the distant past by now, or it might feel like just yesterday and you’re still feeling sad your student days are over. Either way, it’s okay! No matter when you graduated, or what grade you got, there’s still plenty of support for LJMU students after graduation. Lifetime careers advice Did you…

What’s on in Liverpool August 2019

What’s on in August Summer’s not over yet! Before the new semester starts, there is still plenty of time to have some fun this August, and make the most of your exclusive LJMU offers. Here’s what we’ll be doing this August 2019… Real Work Open Tuesday-Sunday, in the downstairs galleries of FACT you’ll find REAL…

What’s on: Liverpool Pride 2019

Liverpool Pride Festival 2019 The last weekend of July 2019 marks the return of Liverpool Pride, and it’s still as important as ever, 50 years after the Stonewall uprising. This year, the theme is ‘come as you are’, and that’s just what we’ll be doing alongside LJMU’s LGBTQA+ society and the wonderful JMSU to celebrate…

LJMU Alumni Stories

LJMU Alumni working in Student Opportunities Graduation season at LJMU is upon us, and if you’re one of the lucky students about to don your cap and gown, you’d be forgiven for thinking “what now???”. Don’t worry, it happens to all of us. You never know what path your career is going to take, but…

What’s on in Liverpool July 2019

What’s on this July in Liverpool Summer 2019 in Liverpool is looking jam packed, and there’s plenty happening this July. See our top picks for things to do this summer and don’t forget about the discounts for LJMU students scattered throughout! American Idiot Pop punk fans will love this one. Based on Green Day’s American…

5 Things to do with the Family in Liverpool for Graduation

Things to do with your family this July in Liverpool This graduation season, your family or friends from back home may be in Liverpool to see you on your special day, and this can be a boss chance to show them how great the city you’ve been studying in is. So if you’re looking for…

My First Trip to Liverpool Cathedral Tower

My free Liverpool Cathedral tower tour Last week, I and a few other LJMU Students took a trip to Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral with the Student Opportunities Team to see Gaia (the giant earth) and to take a trip up to the top of the Cathedral tower. On entering Liverpool Cathedral, you’re immediately immersed in the…

10 Outdoor Spaces in Liverpool to Enjoy this Summer

Liverpool’s best green spaces Seeing as 2019 is the year of the environment, we thought it would be a good idea to celebrate Liverpool’s best outdoor spaces where we love to go to enjoy the sunshine. From hidden hideaways in the city centre to some of Liverpool’s most well loved green spaces, here are 10…

Keith Haring Exhibition at Tate Liverpool

Review of Tate Liverpool’s Haring exhibition Last week, the SO team and some lucky LJMU students headed down to Tate Liverpool for the grand opening of the long-awaited Keith Haring retrospective – and we’re still talking about it a week later. Whether you’re an established art geek, a street art fanatic, a hip hop fan, a political…