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LJMU graduate’s documentary wins prestigious television award

An LJMU graduate has won a prestigious award from the Royal Television Society. Having graduated in 2021, Gioia Dalosso Hemnell has been recognised for her exceptional work in a documentary produced as part of her BA International Journalism degree. The ‘Silent...

Unions call for more support for teachers’ mental health

Local unions are calling on the government to improve mental health support for teachers. Last month the Welsh Government announced a trebling in funding to support teachers' wellbeing and mental health to £1.25m. Karen Evans, Joint District Secretary for the Liverpool...
Liverpool School Coding Club

Liverpool school pupils form all-female coding club

The visit of a award-winning technology expert has inspired Liverpool School students to form an all-female computer coding club. Pupils from The Academy of St Francis of Assisi were visited by Lady Mariéme Jamme. She encouraged the pupils to follow careers...
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UCU university strikes: How are Liverpool students being impacted?

UCU university strikes are taking place for the third time this academic year, meaning students are losing more valuable teaching time and support. On Monday, 27 Universities, including Liverpool Hope University and University of Liverpool began a five-day walkout over...

Merseyside special schools prepare for major provision shake-up

A new government proposal looks to cause a major stir in provision for special needs students with local schools already under pressure. The 'Green Paper' (a government term for an early proposal) looks to make major changes to provision as...

“The values of LJMU are to be courageous” says university’s new Chancellor

Barrister and businesswoman Nisha Katona MBE has been installed as the new Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University. Speaking during the ceremony at Liverpool's Metropolitan Cathedral, she told the audience how honoured and proud she is to be installed as...

Liverpool John Moores University looks forward to the installation of new Chancellor

Acclaimed chef and LJMU alumna Nisha Katona MBE has been appointed as the sixth Chancellor of Liverpool John Moore University and will be installed to the prestigious post on Saturday. Ms Katona studied Law at LJMU from 1992 to 1995...
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St Helens college leads Merseyside schools with environmental leap

A St Helens college is leading Merseyside's schools and colleges with a new environmentally-charged syllabus. Carmel College, on Prescot Road, was provided funding of £8000 to establish the Sustainable Steps Towards Sustainability project. The project aims to provide students with the...

An uncertain future: Students’ fears over post-pandemic job opportunities

Students are worrying about securing a job after university after the impact of Covid left many of them unable to do placements. A study from the graduate careers organisation, Prospects, of more than 3000 university and sixth form students, found...
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Liverpool university students face more strike action

Liverpool university lecturers are going on strike again this month. The University of Liverpool and Liverpool Hope University are just two of 68 UK universities taking part in three weeks of strikes nationwide. Some universities are striking over academics' pay and...