"student" blog posts
Semester 1 Summaries: Zach Bishop
Following a first year of disruptions and lockdowns, it has been wonderful to finally be back on campus this semester and experiencing the best of what the city of Liverpool and the university has to offer.
Posted on: 10 December 2021
COVID-19, nationalism, and students: how we are impacted and why you should care
First year Politics student Charlotte Marshall gives her view on the emergence of COVID nationalism, and how government restrictions have impacted her student peers.
Posted on: 8 January 2021
The Electoral College: A flawed system? - How America elects its leaders
With the US presidential election just around the corner, politics student, Jack McNulty, looks at how America elects its leaders and explains the key battleground states.
Posted on: 28 October 2020
Our top revision tips for exam season
It’s that time of year again. But you’ve got this. Deep breath.
Posted on: 6 January 2020
Five things to do during Welcome Week
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: 13 September 2019
What's it like to intern in public affairs?
Politics graduate James Maxwell is back to share his experience as a Junior Researcher intern with the RPP Group.
Posted on: 11 July 2019
What are the US midterm elections - and why do they matter?
Politics student, Tom Laing, gives his take on the fall-out from the 2018 midterm elections and the effect the results will have on the Trump Presidency. What does the future hold?
Posted on: 9 November 2018
What’s it like to be an intern for a member of parliament?
Visiting Number 10 Downing Street, supporting an MP at a demonstration and drinking with friends in a beautiful palace!
Posted on: 19 July 2018
General Election 2017 - viewpoints from our politics experts and students
What is the background to this snap general election and how will it play out? A lot has changed since the last election in 2015, so we asked Dr. Andrew Crines, one of our British politics experts, to give us his take on the election - along with a student's view:
Posted on: 31 May 2017
Trump protest: "This is a pivotal time for people to stand up for what they believe"
Political protests play an important role in the democratic process and can help to build solidarity and commitment among those who participate. Attending a demonstration provides very tangible evidence that others hold similar beliefs and ideals and this can be important in building a movement for political change.
Posted on: 6 February 2017
A student's view: Kenn's top 5 moments from studying at Liverpool
I'm currently in my second year of studying politics and modern history at Liverpool and I've had a great time so far! Here are my top five reasons why...
Posted on: 9 December 2016