Geographers brave the elements for Lake District fieldwork

As the ‘Beast from the East’ descended upon Britain, 40 intrepid student Geographers made their way to the wilds of the Lake District to undertake the research for the NEA (Non-Exam Assessment, or coursework) element of their A Level.

The Grade II listed Castle Head country house in…

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My work placement with Unilever by Crina Pricop

Though the summer holiday is a good time for rest and recuperation after students' first year at the College, it's also a crucial period to strengthen your CV and gain hands-on experience outside of the classroom to make you an even stronger candidate for university or employment after finishing A…

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Our trip to Paris by Alexis Arrowsmith

Alexis was one of the College's French students who recently visited Paris to experience life in French schools and soak up 'La Culture Parissiene'.

 

The first full day in Paris, we spent the day in a French lycée, with students of a similar age to our College. We took part in lessons in a…

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My visit to Oriel College in Oxford by Hamza Jouma

Every year, Oxford University organises a programme called ‘Medicine Outreach Day’. It’s a selective scheme with one goal which is informing students about the University and giving a specific insight about Medicine as a career and the lives of medical students. I didn’t know about this programme…

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My interview at Oxford University - Hannah Stuthridge

Hannah was one of five students from the College who applied to either Oxford or Cambridge University and was invited to interview for a place. Whilst she now faces an anxious wait to find out if she was successful, Hannah has written about the 'once in a lifetime' experience of being part of the…

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Read the second edition of the new student newspaper, 'Birkenhead Beat'

 

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Four Law students write about their '#lawsome' trips to London and Manchester

Zivana, Dom, Ashlea and Fay were among a party of Law students who recently visited London and Manchester to further their insight into the subject. London encompassed visits to the some iconic and important institutions while the Manchester trip was to help students prepare for the impending Bar…

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Our Youth Voice Conference experience, by Jack Fitzpatrick & Harry Gorman

Jack Fitzpatrick:

Last Tuesday, a group of first year Politics students attended the Youth Voice Conference at Wallasey Town Hall. We had put forward motions that we were going to discuss throughout the day and in a debate in the Chambers in the afternoon. The theme of the conference this year…

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'GOLEM' - A review by Rebecca Thomson

Earlier this week, a few first and second years (including me) went along to the Playhouse Theatre in Liverpool to see a production of Golem: an original play by the theatre company ‘1927’, first performed in 2014. I was slightly tentative at first because I’d only seen the trailer for it which…

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BLOG: Bethany's campaign to make nurse Pip a hospital hero

I wanted the opportunity to showcase what I'm about to tell you because I don't think our nurses and our NHS get enough recognition for the outstanding work that they do.

Unfortunately, in March 2017, I was diagnosed with a rare & aggressive tumour in my knee. Prior to it being discovered, I…

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Law students gain career insights with Carpenters work placements

Over the summer, three first year Law students earned prestigious work placements with the local law firm Carpenters, which is an industry-leader in claim services to the insurance industry and its customers. The College has worked with Carpenters for a number of years, giving students invaluable…

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Melissa: "I never realised how much College actually prepared me for uni"

Melissa Andrews, who left the College this summer as one of the Class of 2017, writes about her immenent move to university

Since results day, I've been doing all my prep for uni and an online mini module (which prepares you for how uni works). It’s made me realise how much College has actually…

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