"student experience" blog posts
From Liverpool to Westminster – How My University Experience Helped Me Find My Career.
In September 2018, I began my first year at the University of Liverpool. I had no idea then that after five years, including a global pandemic, a year studying abroad, and a semester-long internship, I would end up starting my career as a Parliamentary Assistant.
Posted on: 22 June 2023
Inspiring Writing – The German author Kerstin Carlstedt visits students of German
On Friday, 21st April 2023 we welcomed the Liverpool-based German author Kerstin Carlstedt to the Department of Languages, Cultures and Film. Kerstin spoke to first- and second-year students of German about her books, her inspiration for writing and her career.
Posted on: 27 April 2023
Scausländer – The legend lives on
In March 2023 in the Language Lounge on Abercromby Square, the editorial team of Rebecca, Michael and Luke, presented the work that they completed on “Scausländer”, the University’s German-language online student newspaper.
Posted on: 13 April 2023
My year abroad in Frankfurt: unpredictability and Currywurst
In August I made the move to Frankfurt, Germany, for my year abroad.
Posted on: 21 December 2022
Sylwia's Erasmus adventure in Liverpool
My name is Sylwia, and I’m a French student in \"Langues Etrangères Appliquées\" (Applied Languages English and German with a focus on Law, Economy and Literature) from Sorbonne-Université. My taste for adventure led me to do my Erasmus year abroad at the University of Liverpool where I study International Business and German with a specialisation in marketing to prepare me for my future Master’s.
Posted on: 14 May 2019
From Liverpool to Palermo: Molly's Year Abroad
Hispanic Studies and Italian graduate Molly Davis reflects on her exciting adventure studying in Spain and Italy.
Posted on: 5 February 2018
Year abroad vlog - Erin's experience in Germany
Meet Erin Kearns in Bonn, Germany! It sounds like Erin has had a great time on the first part of her year abroad - it's given her a lot of confidence and a feeling of independence too.
Posted on: 18 December 2017
"After music, languages have always been my second love" - Dan Haggis, The Wombats
Les Wombats? It could have happened! We caught up with Dan Haggis, drummer with indie rockers The Wombats, about his memories of studying languages at Liverpool and the tough decision to say au revoir to his degree and kick start his career as a professional musician.
Posted on: 28 March 2017
"I ask my dreams to come back home" - Spanish poet, Luis Garcia Montero
How does a poet produce their work and how does their poetry fit into the lives of the public? Our Hispanic Studies students got under the skin of acclaimed Spanish poet, Luis García Montero, during his recent visit to Liverpool.
Posted on: 7 March 2017
From rainy Belfast to sunny Madrid - Conor's flying start to a new career
Studying a language because you're passionate about it is a great place to start - but how can it help your career? Hispanic Studies graduate Conor Wilkinson tells us about his flying start to a career in marketing, in sunny Madrid.
Posted on: 15 February 2017