"student" blog posts
Posted on: 23 March 2020 | Category: 2020 posts
“Just over a week has passed by in my new home, in my new country, and so many incredible things have happened.” In fact, so many things happened in Emily’s first week of her Study Abroad adventure that we’ve split this entry into two parts. In part one, Emily gets to know her fellow Erasmus students and check out the sights of the city.
Posted on: 10 March 2020 | Category: 2020 posts
The day of my departure, I arrived at Birmingham Airport with far too much time to spare as usual (thanks mum). So after some weepy goodbyes and a Prêt A Manger baguette (very appropriate), the nerves were very quickly overtaken by a bit of airport boredom. Not the worst thing in the world, believe me, considering the adventure I was about to embark on.
Posted on: 6 March 2020 | Category: 2020 posts
Women's History Month is a chance to celebrate the efforts that different feminist groups exercise to make the world a better and safer place.
Posted on: 27 February 2020 | Category: 2020 posts
Pack. And then unpack. And then do it again. And still you’ll end up panic throwing something into the case the night before your departure. But at least with this list from Year Abroad student Emily Holtom in front of you, you’re less likely to forget something you really wanted to bring.
Posted on: 20 February 2020 | Category: 2020 posts
There’s a whole lot that needs doing before you go off to live in a foreign country, whatever your pathway. Emily Holtom provides a neat little(ish) list for you to tick off.
Posted on: 5 February 2020 | Category: 2020 posts
In the second part of Emily Holtom’s Year Abroad series, she gives an overview of the things you need to do and think about before your Year Abroad journey can begin.
Posted on: 29 January 2020 | Category: 2020 posts
French and English student Emily Holtom kicks off a new blog series where she shares her experiences on her year studying abroad in France. For part one of the series, Emily introduces herself and provides an overview of her time so far in Rennes.
Posted on: 6 January 2020 | Category: 2020 posts
It’s that time of year again. But you’ve got this. Deep breath.
Posted on: 4 December 2019 | Category: 2019 posts
We've put together a list of the best festive food and drinks from around the world that you can pick up in Liverpool this year.
Posted on: 11 November 2019 | Category: 2019 posts
Last week marked the 19th Edition of The Italian Language Week in the World, a celebration of Italian language this year dedicated to Italian and the stage. Like every year, the Italian Subject Group of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures launched some local events.
Posted on: 14 October 2019 | Category: 2019 posts
Taking place from Monday 28 October to Friday 1 November, the Iberian And Latin American Week will bring a taster of Iberian and Latin American Studies’ shared knowledge and interest in the Hispanic and Lusophone world to students.
Posted on: 24 September 2019 | Category: 2019 posts
Students produce interesting and original work throughout their degree programmes at the University of Liverpool, but sometimes you come across an extra creative spark! Sarah Bresnahan is studying English, and in her first year at University chose to take a German language module at beginner's level as an additional subject.
Posted on: 18 September 2019 | Category: 2019 posts
On Tuesday 10 September Ana Reimão from the University of Liverpool's Department of Modern Languages and Cultures hosted the workshop ‘Improv for Language Teachers’ led by Rosie Wilkinson, artistic director of Impropriety CIC. Ana provides a summary of the day and details how the workshop came about.
Posted on: 13 September 2019 | Category: 2019 posts
Welcome Week kicks off on Monday, giving new students the opportunity to get to know their new flatmates, explore Liverpool and settle in before they start lectures. Take a look at our top five tips to help you get started with university life.
Posted on: 8 March 2019 | Category: 2019 posts
Luke, one of our language students, tells us why he is passionate about the art of Paula Rego - who is considered to be one of the greatest living painters.
Posted on: 24 October 2018 | Category: 2018 posts
As the Liverpool Biennial draws to a close, Dr Niamh Thornton highlights the work of two artists who moved from Europe to Mexico, and considers Mexico as a place with a long tradition of welcoming outsiders.
Posted on: 23 October 2018 | Category: 2018 posts
Taking place from Monday 29 October to Sunday 4 November, the Iberian And Latin American Week will bring a taster of Iberian and Latin American Studies’ shared knowledge and interest in the Hispanic and Lusophone world to students.
Posted on: 16 October 2018 | Category: 2018 posts
French and English student, Paige Johnson, explores the work of pioneering French New Wave director, Agnès Varda at Liverpool Biennial.
Posted on: 19 July 2018 | Category: 2018 posts
The 2018 World Cup came to an end on Sunday having seen many surprises: the elimination of top teams, such as Germany, Spain and Argentina, in the early stages as well as England reaching the semi-finals, and Croatia their first final, losing to France, who won their second title after twenty years.
Posted on: 9 May 2018 | Category: 2018 posts
It was in January 2014 that I first met The Singh Twins. They had conceived a project for a number of new artworks that would explore the history of Indian textiles and, having read my work on the French colonial presence in India, wanted to discuss British and French rivalry in India before 1799 as well as the role that Indian textiles played in revolutionising European fashions in the eighteenth century.
Posted on: 5 February 2018 | Category: 2018 posts
Hispanic Studies and Italian graduate Molly Davis reflects on her exciting adventure studying in Spain and Italy.
Posted on: 31 January 2018 | Category: 2018 posts
We're looking forward to the Oscars! Here's Italian language assistant, Margaret Petrarca, to tell us why she loves 'Call me by your name' - nominated for four awards and directed by Italian director, Luca Guadagnino.