"liverpool university" blog posts

Merry Xmas (War is Over) - John and Yoko's political message

Posted on: 19 December 2016 | Category: 2016 posts

War is over, if you want it - poster

Along with festive classics by Slade and The Pogues, John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 'Merry Xmas (War is Over)' is one of the most familiar of all Christmas pop songs.

Bubbly and celebrations at our winter graduation 2016

Posted on: 13 December 2016 | Category: 2016 posts

Students drinking bubbly at a reception event.

Celebrating with our graduating students is always special and last week was no exception when we held our winter graduation reception.

A student's view: Kenn's top 5 moments from studying at Liverpool

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | Category: 2016 posts

Student at election night

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...

The occupier returns: former Politics student receives honorary degree

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | Category: 2016 posts

Pete Cresswell in the protest at Senate House, 1970.

Tomorrow, former politics student, Pete Cresswell, will receive a degree from the University of Liverpool, nearly 47 years after he left here.

Sweet Home Alabama - a Spotify playlist for the US presidential election

Posted on: 3 November 2016 | Category: 2016 posts

Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump

American elections and soundtracks go hand in hand. The tradition of presidential candidates having their own campaign songs goes back to the 1800s.

What makes a great political poster?

Posted on: 21 October 2016 | Category: 2016 posts

'Labour isn't working' political poster by the Conservative party.

How effective are political posters? Do they always get their party's message across and what happens if they backfire? Dr Andrew Crines looks at the rhetoric of some of the UK's most memorable political posters from the last 40 years.

Jeremy Corbyn - the pros and cons

Posted on: 26 September 2016 | Category: 2016 posts

Jeremy Corbyn giving a thumbs up

September was a big month for politics. Not only did we host a live debate for our new students during freshers week, there was also the big question of who would win in the Labour leadership race. Following Jeremy Corbyn’s decisive re-election as Labour leader, we asked Dr Jon Tonge to tell us what he thinks Jeremy Corbyn has achieved so far – and failed to achieve?