Author: Danielle Miller

Student Officer Candidate Interviews: Emma Hart

Meet SO candidate Emma Hart, a third year Marketing student. “Speaking to friends and people around campus has made me realise that although the Guild has achieved so much when campaigning on key issues, there appears to be a lack of engagement from the wider student body – as illustrated by the low voter turnout in past elections. I want to change this – to ensure that every student feels their voice will be heard and the issues they care for will be addressed. Recognising the need for material change over idealistic promises, my policies are based on causes I...

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My Camp America Experience and Top Ten Tips for the Ultimate Summer!

Ever thought about working abroad? Participating in a programme like Camp America? Here is my experience of Camp America and some helpful tips for the summer of a lifetime. My Camp America Experience The Application Process During my first year at university, I got taken in with the whirlwind of living by myself in a new city with my new friends. I decided I wanted to challenge myself with something new. I’ve worked with children before and thought going to America to work with children would be difficult and out of my comfort zone, but something I would love...

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Get involved in a society – AGM’s are underway!

Want to be more involved in a society? Want to add something impressive to your CV? It’s that time of year again- AGM’s are coming around for societies! Many societies will be holding their Annual General Meetings (AGM’s) with many interesting positions available. Whether it’s a charitable society (e.g. Uni Boob Team), sports teams (e.g. Badminton), the arts (e.g. Dance Society), or media (e.g. The Sphinx)- any position of responsibility would be a great experience, and look impressive to an employer! Each societies opportunities will differ from president and committee members, to team captains or editors! If attained, the...

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Peaceful Protest by Students in Support of UCU Strike

At 7:30am today, a group of University students occupied the fifth floor of the Foundation Building in a peaceful protest in support of the current University and College Union (UCU) strike. The occupation included Vice-Chancellor Janet Beer’s private suite. The occupation was an attempt to demonstrate their discontent with Beer’s “assault on worker’s pensions” as part of her role as President of Universities UK (UUK). The group of students acted independently from the UCU under the name of ‘Liverpool Students for Pensions’. ‘Liverpool Students for Pensions’ issued a press release this morning at around 10am relaying their demands as:...

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Taylor Swift – reputation | Album Review

The sixth, much-anticipated Taylor Swift album reputation dropped on 10th November to millions of awaiting fans. The album reached 1.2 million in pure albums sales in the first week alone, topping the US Billboard Top 200 chart. The album tackles a range of issues that Swift has been facing over the past three years. These include her love-triangle with Tom Hiddleston and Calvin Harris, her ongoing feud with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, and her new-found love in her boyfriend of a year, Joe Alwyn. Since 2006, Taylor Swift has been through many phases from country girl at sixteen,...

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