LSU’s Rachael Smart: Diversity and Change at the Philharmonic Hall

The Philharmonic Hall is one of several cultural partners with LJMU, who offer students the opportunity to go and see a wide range of shows for free throughout the year. Trying something new can prove to be a great de-stresser from work and the fact that you don’t have to spend anything can only make it better!…

Family Fun: Half Term & Summer Family Events in Liverpool

Summer is almost here and, as always, Liverpool is spoiling us all with all of the amazing and diverse family friendly activities on offer. So why not get the family together, get out in the sun and make the summer of 2018 one to remember. All Aboard the Pirate Ship! All hands on deck! This family concert from the Phil looks like the best…

STUDENT BLOG: A Clockwork Orange

A Tale of Power and Control Written by Gioia Dalosso Hemnell Nick Bagnall’s production of A Clockwork Orange for the Everyman Theatre is an enigmatic and charged, transcendent adaptation of an already established classic film and book. Its angular four point stage, neon lighting and loud classical music run alongside graphic scenes of sexual violence with an…

LightNight 2018: Student Opps’ Top Picks

We’ve waited a whole year for it but finally, LightNight Liverpool is back! If you haven’t heard of it or been before, LightNight is an annual event where all of Liverpool’s amazing cultural institutions open their doors and the streets are filled with the city’s creative talent. As always there are heaps of fantastic things…

Deadlines done? Here’s how to celebrate!

You’ve worked your socks off all year, and most of you are now FINALLY coming to the end of your exams and assessments – congratulations! Whilst catching yourselves up on sleep and re-making contact with the outside world is the first port of call, the second question has got to be… how on earth are…

STUDENT BLOG: Twilight Thursdays at the Anglican Cathedral

Christina Doctor, First Year, Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice Although I am a student who was born and raised in Liverpool, and had previously visited the Anglican Cathedral, I’d never had the chance to go to the top of the tower until I noticed a City Social event from the LJMU Student Opps team. At around 500ft above…